Deutsche Post now automatically offsetting all CO2 emissions from mail transport

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Starting immediately, Deutsche Post is offsetting any unavoidable CO 2 emissions due to mail transport with investments in internationally recognized and certified climate protection projects at no extra charge.

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Auburn University establishes Transportation Research Institute

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Auburn University is forming the Auburn University Transportation Research Institute. This level of extramural funding for transportation is greater than any other single research topic on the Auburn campus.

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Monthly changes in key transportation indexes

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Bureau of Transportation Statistics (revenue passenger miles). Developed and updated by Michael Sivak, Sivak Applied Research. Last updated on October 5, 2020. The changes are in percent relative to the corresponding month in 2019.

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NREL releases comprehensive vision for deep decarbonization of transportation

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The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has released a comprehensive vision for deeply decarbonizing transportation. The transportation sector is the largest source of greenhouse gas emissions in the United States, accounting for about 28% of total carbon emissions.

Auckland Transport begins 2-year trial of hydrogen bus

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Auckland (NZ) Transport is beginning a 2-year trial of a 3-axle hydrogen fuel cell bus.The trial will assess operational performance how operating costs compare to diesel and electric buses of similar configurations.

J.B. Hunt and Waymo Via announce long-term collaboration with plans to complete fully autonomous transport

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Hunt Transport Services Inc., We believe autonomous driving technology will help us create the most efficient transportation network in North America, and our collaboration with Waymo Via is a pivotal step towards fulfilling that mission.

sennder and Cabot Corporation complete one of Europe’s first cross-border transportations using a heavy-duty electric truck

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sennder, Europe’s leading digital road freight forwarder and Cabot Corporation, a leading global specialty chemicals and performance materials company, transported one of Europe’s first zero-emission cross-border heavy duty loads.

MAN introduces electric armored money transporter based on MAN eTGE

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MAN handed over the world’s first electrically powered armored money transporter to the international security service provider Prosegur at the beginning of August.

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Daimler Truck and TotalEnergies partner to develop hydrogen ecosystem for transportation in Europe

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The two companies remain fully committed to working with the consortium, a key vehicle to support the rollout of hydrogen-powered transport in Europe in the coming decade.

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Toyota enters hydrogen engine Corolla in another race, with focus on transporting imported hydrogen

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In the race at Fuji Speedway, Toyota tried “using" hydrogen; in the race at Autopolis, Toyota tried to expand its options in the area of “producing” hydrogen; in the Suzuka race this time, Toyota is workingon the theme of “transporting” hydrogen. Transporting hydrogen from overseas.

Ricardo to create retrofit fuel cell bus for UK’s first hydrogen transport hub

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Ricardo has received UK Government funding to create a retrofit hydrogen fuel cell bus demonstrator for the UK’s first hydrogen transport hub in the north-east of England.

Thermo King transitioning to lower GWP transport refrigerant R452A as standard

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Thermo King, the transport refrigeration brand of Trane Technologies, will transition to a lower global warming potential (GWP) refrigerant as standard in its truck and trailer units.

Alstom and MOL to explore use of hydrogen technologies for rail transport in Hungary

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Alstom and MOL, Hungary’s leading oil and gas company, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to structure cooperation in examining the use of hydrogen technology in rail transportation. As part of its National Hydrogen Strategy, Hungary has been investigating the feasibility of introducing hydrogen technology to rail transportation.

California governor proposes additional $6.1B in budget package for decarbonizing transportation in state; total $10B over 6 years

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billion Proposition 98, $676 million Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund, and $383 million Federal Funds) one-time over five years, with a focus on communities that are most impacted, bringing the total investment to $10 billion over six years to decarbonize the transportation sector. billion Proposition 98 to support school transportation programs, including advancing electric school buses in a coordinated effort between educational, air pollution, and energy agencies; $1.1

Ricardo to use transport location data to improve air quality in global cities

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Ricardo has won a national competition to demonstrate the benefits that transport location data can have on urban air quality. These will provide transport authorities with recommendations to reduce emissions and improve air quality.

House Democrats pushing $500B transportation infrastructure bill

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Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR), released text of the Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America ( INVEST in America ) Act, a key component of the Moving Forward Framework that House Democrats, led by Chair DeFazio, released earlier this year. The current surface transportation authorization expires 30 September.

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New Fraunhofer membrane technology enables co-transport of hydrogen and natural gas

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This marks a major step forward in the transportation and distribution of hydrogen as an energy source. However, the means of transporting this “green” hydrogen from the producer to the consumer are not established; Germany still does not have an extensive distribution network for hydrogen.

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Monthly changes in key transportation indexes

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Bureau of Transportation Statistics (revenue passenger miles). Developed and updated by Michael Sivak, Sivak Applied Research. Last updated on September 23, 2020. The changes are in percent relative to the corresponding month in 2019.

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Tata Steel contracts for 27 electric trucks for transportation of finished steel in India

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This marks the first use of EVs by any steel producer in the country for transportation of finished steel. As part of its sustainability initiative, Tata Steel is partnering with an Indian start-up to deploy electric trucks for its steel transportin India.

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DOE labs study on costs and benefits of new transportation technologies the most comprehensive to date

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A new study published by US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory offers the most complete understanding yet of the costs of owning and operating a vehicle, and how those costs vary by powertrain, from the conventional to the cutting-edge.

Anaheim Transportation Network receives $5M to further all-electric transit operation; partners with AMPLY Power

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The Anaheim Transportation Network (ATN) was awarded a $5-million grant to advance its effort to become California’s first all-electric transit operator. ATN transports more than 9.5

Wright testing 2 MW aviation-grade motor for transport-category zero-emissions aircraft

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Wright Electric has begun testing its 2 MW (~2,700 horsepower) motor for electric and hydrogen aircraft. Earlier post.) It’s the largest propulsive aerospace motor in existence to the company’s knowledge—about 2x larger than other propulsive motors in testing.

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Kawasaki, Subaru, Toyota, Mazda, and Yamaha partner on producing, transporting, and using carbon-neutral fuels, including hydrogen

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Specifically, to expand options for producing, transporting, and using fuel, the five companies intend to unite and pursue the three initiatives of: Participating in races using carbon-neutral fuels; Exploring the use of hydrogen engines in two-wheeled and other vehicles; and.

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Octillion Power Systems moves US headquarters to Richmond, Calif.; Li-ion packs for transportation and stationary storage

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Whether it is for clean transportation or clean energy, we offer customized, mass-produced solutions. Octillion is a turnkey battery supplier for the transportation market providing its customers with a bridge from design to manufacturing.

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Tevva and Vattenfall collaborate to develop zero-emission transport solution; electric with hydrogen range extender

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Electric truck company Tevva and Vattenfall signed a Memorandum of Understanding to explore the opportunity to provide a complete zero-emission transport solution for businesses looking to reduce the overall carbon impact of their operations.

Barbados receiving 35 BYD electric buses; first electric bus fleet for public transport in the Caribbean

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BYD delivered the first electric bus fleet for public transport in the Caribbean, opening up an exciting new chapter in the region’s efforts to tackle climate change. The Transport Board partnered with BYD and Megapower Ltd, BYD’s local representative, on the project.

Heniff Transportation signs LOI with the intent to purchase up to 100 Nikola Tre BEV trucks

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Heniff Transportation Systems has reached an agreement initially to acquire 10 Nikola Tre BEV trucks from Thompson Truck Centers, a member of the Nikola Corporation sales and service dealer network. The agreement between Heniff Transportation and Thompson Truck Centers is a fleet-as-a-service model where Thompson will provide the sales, service, maintenance, and energy infrastructure required to operate the Nikola Tre BEV trucks.

Transportation accounted for nearly 16% of household expenditures in 2018

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The average household spent about $60,000 in 2018, with $9,800 of that on transportation (16%), according to the US Department of Labor. Transportation expenditures were second only to housing (33%). The largest portion of transportation expenditures was for vehicle purchases.

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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.

School Transport Goes Electric

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The firm performing the work for SSD in-turn, reached out to EV Connect to help navigate the transformation to an all-electric school transportation infrastructure.

ITF: worldwide transport activity to double by 2050, emissions to rise 16% compared to 2015

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Freight transport will grow by a factor of 2.6. Any currently expected emissions reductions will be more than offset by the increased demand for transport, according to the analysis. Emissions would exceed transport’s carbon budget more than three times.

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INOVYN, VT Group to build Europe’s first hydrogen-powered barge for bulk liquid chemical transport

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The hydrogen powered barge will transport vital raw materials for INOVYN between its sites at Antwerp and Jemeppe. INOVYN is partnering with Netherlands-based VT Group (Verenigde Tankrederij) to build Europe’s first bulk liquid chemical barge powered by hydrogen.

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The Transportation Climate Initiative is on life support. Do states have better ideas for reducing transportation emissions?

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Earlier this week, we learned that Connecticut Governor Lamont withdrew his support for the regional Transportation & Climate Initiative (TCI). Energy policy & advocacy Electric vehicles/Transportation

Ricardo joins Digital Twin Consortium; targeting multiple transportation/mobility industries

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Digital Twins offer transport and mobility companies the potential of rapidly developing better, cost-effective products. Data is not new in transportation, but with next-generation vehicles generating petabytes of daily data, having a proper framework for applying the data is critical to activating digital technologies.

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Electric vehicles sales, transportation & policy initiatives 

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Electric vehicles sales, transportation & policy initiatives . Let us know in detail about Electric vehicles sales transportation and policy initiatives. . Electric vehicles sales transportation electrification . Electrification of transportation.

Iwatani, SG H2 & City of Lancaster to launch green hydrogen transportation eco-system

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Energy company SG H2 Energy; the City of Lancaster, California; and Iwatani, Japan’s leading hydrogen industrial gas company and a developer of hydrogen refueling stations (HRS) in California, are launching California’s first closed-loop green hydrogen ecosystem for transportation. Iwatani’s internal Logistics Team will be responsible for managing the transport of hydrogen from Lancaster to their HRS for storage and refueling into both light- and heavy-duty fuel-cell vehicles.

National labs M2FCT researchers outline prospects and challenges for hydrogen fuel-cells in heavy-duty transportation

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2021) “New roads and challenges for fuel cells in heavy-duty transportation.”

Leclanché introduces new generation of Li-ion modules for e-transport; high-volume production line

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Leclanché SA has developed a new generation of lithium-ion battery modules for energy-intensive e-transport applications, such as marine, commercial vehicle and railway, and simultaneously inaugurated a dedicated new production line for high volume manufacture in Europe.

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New report finds California’s electric transportation workforce will nearly double by 2024

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A new report commissioned by Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) projects that California’s electric transportation (ET)-related workforce will nearly double by 2024. With an estimated 3,900 ET-related businesses in 2019, California is already the leading state in electric transportation.

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. These potential funding opportunities seek innovative research, development, demonstration, and deployment (RDD&D) in the pursuit of technologies that will help reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across the transportation sector, the highest source of emissions in the United States.

Jemena and Coregas partner on green hydrogen for New South Wales transport industry

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Australian energy infrastructure company Jemena and gas supply company Coregas are partnering to advance the use of green hydrogen for the transport industry in New South Wales. This is the first time the New South Wales transport industry will have access to green hydrogen.

Cordon Zone Pricing: An Essential Tool for a Better Transportation Future

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Source: Wikimedia Autumn means different things to different people—for some it’s the changing leaves, for others it’s college football, or decorative gourds, … Continue Reading Cordon Zone Pricing: An Essential Tool for a Better Transportation Future.

Flanders, Belgium transport operator to order 60 electric buses from Van Hool and VDL

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The board of De Lijn, the public transport authority and operator in Flanders, Belgium, has approved the order of 60 electric buses from Van Hool and VDL. Part of a framework agreement of 350 e-buses, this order represents yet another step towards a zero-emission fleet and accompanying infrastructures by 2035. The board also approved the purchase of charging infrastructure for e-buses and e-hybrids with two suppliers, Spie-Ekoenergetyka and Heliox.