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Tesla Model S is among the most popular electric cars sold in Canada

Ontario’s Climate Change Action Plan Focuses on Electric Vehicles

This Canadian province recently passed measures that it hopes will accelerate the transition to more environmentally sustainable transportation.

By Beth Kelly

In what’s proving to be a somewhat controversial move, the government of Ontario has developed a Climate Change Action Plan that contains provisions to cut down on greenhouse gas pollution. It calls ...

BMW i3 electric car may serve as Germany firm's initial autonomous vehicle platform.

Rise of the EV Will Transform Transportation

The steady spread of electric cars, now estimated at one-million globally, not only heralds the era of emission-free driving, it also portends the transformation of transportation as we've know it.

By John Gartner

The personally owned internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicle has had a nice run. In many regions of the world, inhabitants have primarily driven their own automobiles for the majority of commuting, socializing, and errand-running trips for nearly a century.

Future generations, however, will be much less likely t...

PSA Group global electric car platform

France's PSA Promising 250 Mi. Range Electric Cars

PSA Group that consists of Peugeot, Citroen and DS, along with China's Dongfeng are collaborating on two universal electric car platforms with 450km ranges.

Working in collaboration with China's Dongfeng Motors, France's PSA Group, which includes Peugeot, Citroen and the newly spun-off DS brand, is developing two global vehicle platforms. The e-CMP, short of Electric Common Modular Platform is designed to support several types of vehicle types from hatchbacks to sedans to SUVs. What makes their ...

Illustration of Jaguar Formula-E electric racer.

Jaguar Enters Formula-E Racing This Fall

Legendary Jaguar will begin racing in Formula E's third season starting the Fall of 2016.

While Jaguar's new FIA Formula-E racer looks identical to all the other cars in the nascent electric car racing series, now finishing up its 2nd year with two days of races in central London, internally it's different. Race rules allow competing teams to experiment with some of the key internal components: motors, rear suspension, gearbox, an...

London Taxi Company's TX5 electric hybrid cab

London Black Taxi's To Go Plug-In in 2017

Sales of 'green bonds' seen raising $400 million to develop and manufacturer plug-in hybrid models of London's iconic black cabs.

The iconic black London taxi cab is about to get a major upgrade and makeover. Geely, the Chinese firm that owns London Taxi Company, as well as Volvo, plans to raise some £276 million (about US$400 million) in "green bonds" to bring its prototype TX5 electric hybrid taxi to production at its new £52.8 (US&77.2) million assembly plant in Ansty...

CityScoot brings e-scooter rentals to Paris, France

CityScoot Lauches Electric Scooter Rentals in Paris

Paris, France is about to join San Francisco, Milan, Berlin and Munich in offering residents and visitors electric scooters for hire.

First rolled out in San Francisco by US-based Scoot, the concept of electric scooter sharing is starting to make inroads in Europe. Cityscoot is just completing its own successful trial in Paris, France using a small fleet of 50 battery-powered scooters like that being ridden by the young lady in the above photo.

Paris' well-kno...

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Flight of the E-Fan Over the English Channel

Fully Charged host Robert Llewellyn attends the inaugural cross-Channel flight of the all-electric E-Fan in July of 2015 and interviews Airbus' Ian Fisk.

Formula E London, England

Final championship race of 2015-2016 Season.

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Urban Transit (2)

By Ralph Panhuyzen

APTA researchers looked at the traveling habits of 4,500 people in seven U.S. cities (Austin, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle and Washington, D.C) and found that the more people use shared services like Lyft and Uber, the more likely they will use public transportation.

Two key findings of the study that was conducted for the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) by the Shared-Use Mobility Center (SUMC) are:
1. The more people use shared modes, the mor...

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Typing paper model of Quikbyke's prototype Qiosk.
Quikbyke: One Year Later Posted 25-Oct-2016
Street stencil in Sao Paulo, Brazil at site where cyclist killed by car.
Bikes Vs. Cars Posted 22-Sep-2016


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