UN Sustainable Transport Conference calls for accelerated action to achieve net-zero emissions

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The Second UN Global Sustainable Transport Conference concluded with a call to accelerate progress towards achieving sustainable transport that would result in major reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and in improving the lives of millions of people. Warning that the door on climate action was closing, UN Secretary-General António Guterres called for the decarbonization of all means of transport, in order to get to net-zero emissions by 2050 globally.

BMW i Ventures launches new $300M fund for sustainability, transportation, manufacturing and supply chain investments

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BMW i Ventures created a new $300-million venture capital fund with a strong focus on sustainability. The new fund will invest in early to mid-stage start-ups operating in the sustainability, transportation, manufacturing, and supply chain industries. Even more than before, circularity and sustainability will play a key role in our investment activities.

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Three coming DOE funding opportunities for sustainable transportation technologies

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The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy intends to issue three sustainable transportation technologies funding opportunity announcements (FOAs) in Spring 2021. This NOI aims to take advantage of the significant opportunities for the entire freight and truck transportation system to achieve higher efficiency and electrification (battery, hydrogen fuel cell, plug-in hybrid and fuel cell range extenders).

CARB designing Sustainable Transportation Equity Project

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The California Air Resources Board (CARB) is designing the Sustainable Transportation Equity Project Program, and will hold its second program design workgroup in Los Angeles later this month. STEP aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, increase access to clean transportation, and address community resident’s transportation needs by funding planning, clean transportation, and land use projects. Environmental Justice Mobility Policy Sustainability

Daimler, Tsinghua University deepen joint research cooperation on sustainable transportation; automated driving and intelligent mobility

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Through the Tsinghua Daimler Joint Research Center for Sustainable Transportation, the cooperation has been extended for an additional three years. Inspired by China, innovating for China’, our Joint Research Center for Sustainable Transportation serves as a shining example of Sino-German cooperation, consistently working to bring sustainable, innovative mobility solutions that meet China’s specific needs.

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Tennessee DEC announces Sustainable Transportation Awards and Forum

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Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) Commissioner Bob Martineau announced the launch of the TDEC Sustainable Transportation Awards initiative to recognize outstanding and voluntary achievements by governments, businesses, industries, public and private institutions of higher learning, and utilities that demonstrate leadership in advancing sustainable transportation in the State.

Volvo Group delivers recommendations on sustainable transport to UN Secretary-General

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Volvo Group CEO Martin Lundstedt, in his role as co-chair of the High-Level Advisory Group on Sustainable Transport, submitted a report to United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon containing ten recommendations on how sustainable transport can advance sustainable development. The report calls for increased international development funding, supportive legislation and incentives to promote new transport technologies.

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DOE awarding $4.8M to 5 BIRD Energy projects with Israel; H2 storage, biofuel, sustainable transportation

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million in the areas of hydrogen storage, advanced biofuels, sustainable transportation, and energy efficiency. The companies must present a project that involves innovation in the area of sustainable and clean energy and is of mutual interest to both countries. Chelmsford, Massachusetts) will develop a safe hydrogen transport and storage system.

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UN Secretary-General assembles high-level advisory group on sustainable transport

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The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has formed a 12-member advisory group charged with promoting sustainable transport systems to further growth and development while protecting the environment and limiting the impact on climate change. Appointed for a three-year term, the 12 members of the High-Level Advisory Group on Sustainable Transport are to make recommendations for action at global, national, local and sector levels.

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President’s 2016 Budget requests $29.9B for DOE; 9% boost over FY 2015 enacted; $793M (2.7%) for sustainable transportation

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billion above the FY 2015 Enacted level, sustains DOE’s role as the largest federal sponsor of basic research in the physical sciences and develops and operates advanced scientific user facilities at the National Laboratories to maintain the nation’s primacy in science and innovation. Sustainable transportation. Sustainable transportation funding requests include: Vehicle technologies. President Barack Obama’s 2016 Budget requests $29.9

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Univ. of Michigan receives grant from Alcoa Foundation for sustainable transportation research in Detroit, Beijing

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The University of Michigan will receive a $250,000 grant from Alcoa Foundation to support U-M’s Sustainable Mobility and Accessibility Research and Transformation ( SMART ) project. The grant will be used to develop and apply practical solutions to the challenges of sustainable transportation in the Detroit and Beijing regions.

8 development banks commit to provide more than $175B to scale up support for sustainable transport

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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and seven other multilateral development banks (MDBs) are committing to provide more than $175 billion of loans and grants for transport in developing countries over the next decade. Developing countries have the opportunity to leapfrog to a greener future of less motorization, shorter commutes, and more energy efficient transport systems. Sustainable transport solutions are available.

Report Finds That Urgent Changes in Transport Financing Required to Enable More Sustainable Transportation Globally

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Changes in how transport is financed are essential if cities and nations are to deal effectively with the rapid growth in motor vehicle traffic and related environmental and health problems, including climate change, according to a new report by the Transport Research Laboratory released at Fifth Regional EST Forum in Asia by the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP) and the Partnership for Sustainable Low Carbon Transport.

DOE to award $22.3M to accelerate the development of MD, HD plug-in vehicles and use of other sustainable transportation technologies

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The “Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Vehicle Technologies Multi-Topic Funding Opportunity Announcement” ( DE-FOA-0001535 ) seeks cost-shared projects across three areas of sustainable transportation technologies. The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced approximately $22.3

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Tyne & Wear boosted by £5 million sustainable transport fund

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Tyne and Wear region is to benefit from a new £5 million investment to into a ‘carbon-cutting, growth boosting local transport scheme’, the Transport Minister Norman Baker announced today. The new Go Smarter to Work – Tyne and Wear Sustainable Transport Package will include measures to relieve congestion on the A1 Western Bypass, to make [.]. Green credentials DfT sustainability transport UK

ITS-Davis study finds social influence a key element in transitioning to more sustainable transportation such as PHEVs

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Research from the Institute of Transportation Studies, University of California at Davis (ITS-Davis) suggests it will take more than a reasonable price and good information to get consumers to make more sustainable transportation choices, such as the purchase of a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV). strong interest in the societal benefit that is willing to contribute resources to sustain more.

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Sustainable Transport Awards open for nominees

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Sustainable transport initiatives from across the UK, France and Belgium will battle it out to win at the 2014 Eurostar Ashden Awards for the chance to be honoured for their achievements and a share of £30,000 in prize money. Entries for the 2014 Eurostar Ashden Awards for Sustainable Travel are[.].

Government announces new ‘Sustainable Transport Fund’

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Plans for a new ‘Local Sustainable Transport Fund’ have been announced by Local Transport minister Norman Baker. New fund is designed to help local transport authorities outside London to develop measures that will help clean up transport while also improving safety and increasing levels of physical activity among local people. Tags: Green credentials cycling spending review sustainable transport fund transport fund walking

DSB and Better Place Partner to Deliver a Sustainable Transportation Alternative in Denmark with EV-Train Combo

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Better Place and DSB, Denmark’s state-owned passenger rail company, signed an agreement to provide Danes with door-to-door, sustainable transportation by combining passenger rail and electric car service. We consider the cooperation agreement with DSB as a unique opportunity to promote the adoption of EVs in Denmark and an important milestone in our work to establish a nationwide infrastructure for sustainable transportation.

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Government adds £900,000 fund to support sustainable transport schemes

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An extra 900,000 will help support sustainable transport schemes across seven local authorities in England. Announced by Transport Minister, Baroness Kramer, the additional funding has been allocated to existing local projects, supported by the Department for Transports Sustainable Transport Fun[.].

Ashden Awards for Sustainable Transport open for 2015

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It seems like five minutes ago since Dale Vince, CEO of Ecotricity was collecting the 2014 Eurostar Ashden award for Sustainable Travel, for establishing the UK’s Electric Highway – a network of rapid chargers, located at motorway service stations across the country.

The Budget 2009 - working towards sustainable transport

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The Budget confirmed and built on the Chancellor’s measures in Budget 2008 and the Pre-Budget report by: Confirming the new rules on capital allowances linked to CO2 emissions. Confirming and extending the overhaul of Vehicle Excise Duty Rates. Increasing company car benefit in kind tax in the future for all but the lowest carbon cars. Confirming future increases in fuel duty. Introducing a vehicle scrappage scheme.

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The Road Ahead: Sustainable Vehicles Today and in the Future

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Register for the webinar now Electric vehicles and sustainable transportation have increasingly become a hot topic as sustainability becomes a strategic imperative for companies. Convergence is an unstoppable natural consequence of innovation.

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Podcast: We discuss Tesla Bot, AI Day, Autopilot probe, and more

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This week on the Electrek Podcast , we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including everything that came out of Tesla AI Day, like Tesla Bot, the Autopilot NTSA probe, and more.

Podcast: new Tesla app, Tesla energy push, Rivian pushing ahead, and more

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This week on the Electrek Podcast , we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including the new Tesla app, Tesla energy making some moves, Rivian pushing ahead with production, and more.

The affordable electric vehicles outselling electric cars around the world

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Electric cars may be a popular and growing form of sustainable transportation, but they certainly aren’t the most widespread. As it turns out, two-wheeled EVs in the form of electric bicycles have seen much higher adoptions rates — and for good reason.

Podcast: New Tesla solar panel, 300 kW Supercharger, Rivian delay, and more

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This week on the Electrek Podcast , we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including a new Tesla 420-watt solar panel, upgrading Supercharging network to 300 kW, Rivian delaying deliveries, and more.

Electrek Podcast: Tesla record numbers, prices, shareholders’ meeting, and more

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This week on the Electrek Podcast , we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including Tesla’s delivery record numbers, Model 3 and Model Y prices, TSLA shareholders’ meeting, and more.

Investing in an EV future today costs much less than you think

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The world is quickly moving toward a future of sustainable transportation, and it’s getting there in an electric vehicle. Fortunately, the road to cleaner mobility has never been smoother — or more affordable. Policy

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Podcast: Tesla Gigafactory Berlin, Tesla Cybertruck, first Megacharger, and more

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This week on the Electrek Podcast , we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including an interview with David who attended “Giga Fest” at Tesla Gigafactory Berlin, Tesla updating Cybertruck details and specs, the first Tesla Megacharger station, and more.

Earn a Masters Degree in – electric vehicles

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Tags: Electric cars Green cars Latest news Renault Electric Vehicle Masters Degree electric vehicles Masters Course ParisTech Renault Foundation Sustainable Mobility Institute sustainable transport

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eVTOL company Archer enters agreement with USAF to collaborate on flight testing

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We believe that eVTOL aircraft represent a great leap forward in aerospace and we’re excited to be working on this new era of sustainable transportation.

Podcast: Tesla Semi service program, Audi e-tron Q4, Mercedes-Benz EQS, and more

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This week on the Electrek Podcast , we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including the Tesla Semi service program, Audi e-tron Q4, Mercedes-Benz EQS, and more.

Podcast: Tesla delivery record, Tesla Semi production, Kia EV6, and more

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This week on the Electrek Podcast , we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including Tesla’s delivery record, Tesla Semi production, the new Kia EV6, and more.

Podcast: Tesla record earnings/delays, big software update, retail shift, Elon Apple CEO? more

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This week on the Electrek Podcast , we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including Tesla’s record earnings but coming with delays, a big new Tesla software update, Tesla’s retail shift, and more.

Podcast: Tesla FSD Subscription, opening Supercharger network, Tesla Virtual Power Plant, and more

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This week on the Electrek Podcast , we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including the launch of Tesla’s Full Self-Driving Subscription, opening the Supercharger network to other automakers, the launch of Tesla’s new virtual power plant in California, and more.

Podcast: TSLA Q1 earnings, Tesla Powerwall 2+, Elon on FSD, and more

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This week on the Electrek Podcast , we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including Tesla’s Q1 earning results, Tesla Powerwall 2+, Elon Musk on new FSD Beta update, and more.

Podcast: Tesla Model S Plaid launch, Anonymous goes after Elon, Jerome Guillen leaves, and more

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This week on the Electrek Podcast , we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including the launch of the new Tesla Model S Plaid, Anonymous going after Elon Musk, and Tesla’s Jerome Guillen leaving.

Podcast: Tesla price increases explained, Tesla diner, Model S Plaid gets new record, and more

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This week on the Electrek Podcast , we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including Tesla price increases explained, Tesla is actually working on a diner, Model S Plaid achieves a new record, and more.

Podcast: Tesla v11, Tesla accepts Bitcoin, another price increase, and more

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This week on the Electrek Podcast , we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including Tesla’s v11 software update, Tesla accepting Bitcoin, another Model 3 price increase, and more.

Podcast: we talk about the whole Biden-Tesla mess, $25,000 Tesla, blade batteries and more

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This week on the Electrek Podcast , we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including Biden’s new EV goal and Tesla being excluded from the announcement, the upcoming $25,000 Tesla, BYD’s blade batteries, and more.

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Podcast: Tesla Vision, Tesla Cybertruck, electric car tax credit, and more

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This week on the Electrek Podcast , we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including the launch of Tesla Vision, some Tesla Cybertruck news, an update on the electric car tax credit, and more.

Podcast: Mercedes goes all out at IAA, VW’s $24,000 EV, Tesla FSD Beta leaks, and more

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This week on the Electrek Podcast , we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including Mercedes-Benz going all out at IAA, VW unveiling a concept of its $24,000 electric car, Tesla FSD Beta software leak, and more as well as a few new news items.