User: flenvcenter Topic: Transportation-National
Category: Alternative Vehicles
Last updated: Jun 17 2018 21:24 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Sizing Up Tesla's $10 Billion Debt Stack 17.6.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Tesla is growing faster than any other auto maker—just not always in ways stockholders would want. The company’s debt has surged just as fast as sales, while profits remain elusive.
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Lessons from Hawaii's clean energy transformation for transportation 15.6.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
The islands have a lot of work to do to reach the ambitious goal of 100-percent-renewable transportation.
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What Mobility as a Service (MaaS) means for the transportation industry 11.6.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Shared transit options are revving up, but challenges from users and cities remain.
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Tesla is starting to actually become an energy company 7.6.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Will energy storage help the Silicon Valley car maker weather the car manufacturing storm?
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Here's what it could take to accelerate Hawaii's transition to 100 percent renewables 6.6.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
The state is more than a quarter of the way to it's 'all in' commitment to clean power, but the hardest work is yet to come.
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New Study Says Your Gadget Addiction Could Save Us All 5.6.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by WIRED and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Boy, it’s hard to stay optimistic these days, what with the impending doom of our species at the hands of…our species. Namely, human-caused climate change. Climbing temperatures are ripping apart ecosystems, and rising seas are already forcing people from their homes. If an asteroid […]
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The Best Parts About Summer Are Also the Worst for the Planet 28.5.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by CityLab and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  It’s finally (almost) summer, and cities are coming alive with outdoor festivals, farmers markets-turned-street fairs, movie screenings in the park, and food-truck rallies. Much of that activity runs on mobile generators, many of which burn diesel fuel to make electricity. Burning diesel […]
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The Last Temptation of Elon Musk 23.5.2018 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
He could have built an electric-car business that wasn’t based on green hot air.
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Lawmakers seek $16 million to expand Exide lead cleanup beyond yards 23.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

A long-overlooked source of lead contamination in neighborhoods near a closed Vernon battery recycler could be cleaned under a push by state lawmakers to target the grassy strips between sidewalks and streets.

The publicly owned stretches of land, known as parkways, are not included in the state’s...

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Six black girls were brutally murdered in the early ’70s. Why was this case never solved? 22.5.2018 Washington Post
Six black girls were brutally murdered in the early ’70s. Why was this case never solved?
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Enter the electrification of everything 22.5.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Getting planes, trains and automobiles, not to mention houses and commercial buildings, off fossil fuels will happen quicker than most people realize.
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Stalls, stops and breakdowns: Problems plague push for electric buses 20.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

When Chinese battery maker BYD Ltd. approached Southern California officials in 2008 touting ambitious plans to build electric cars, local politicians jumped at the promise of thousands of jobs and cleaner air.  

In the nine years since, agencies have awarded BYD grants, subsidies and public contracts...

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Camping without the hassle: Rent the gear you need — even the car 19.5.2018 Washington Post
Camping without the hassle: Rent the gear you need — even the car
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Upward e-mobility: How electric vehicles are driving a new class of 'pro-sumers' 18.5.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
EV supply and demand are both growing rapidly in popularity, but obstacles still remain to mass adoption.
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When cheap doesn’t cut it: Why energy buyers should look at value, not just cost 16.5.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
As renewables are mainstreamed, the cheapest energy project may no longer create the best value.
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The world's biggest electric vehicle company you've never heard of 15.5.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Why BYD is a BFD.
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VW diesel settlement money spurs controversy in Illinois 10.5.2018 Chicago Tribune: Business
With more money come more problems. Illinois is scheduled to get $108 million as part of the Volkswagen diesel scandal settlement, but critics of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, who are preparing to disburse the funds, say Illinoisans are not getting enough input on how to apply ...
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Metro suspends service on part of Red Line due to warehouse fire in Northwest 10.5.2018 Washington Post
Metro suspends service on part of Red Line due to warehouse fire in Northwest
California’s air quality chief: If Trump’s EPA gets its way, we’ll be 'fumigated' again by pollution 9.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary
Mary Nichols, who heads California's Air Resources Board, clears away any confusion about why our fuel economy rules matter so much.
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Toyota reports improved quarterly profit despite incentives 9.5.2018 Washington Post: World
Toyota Motor Corp. reported Wednesday that its quarterly profit rose 21 percent as cost cuts and booming sales in some markets offset the toll from higher U.S. incentives.
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