Environmental Protection

Electric Vehicles


  • SuperTruck II Goals Announced

    This demonstration SuperTruck vehicle topped 10 mpg and was displayed at the U.S. Department of Energy

    DoE said SuperTruck II projects will research, develop, and demonstrate technologies to improve heavy-truck freight efficiency by more than 100 percent when compared with a manufacturer's best-in-class 2009 truck, with an emphasis on technology cost-effectiveness and performance.

  • China Embracing EVs

    Chinese electric vehicle sales during 2015 more than tripled year to 331,100, according to the Xinhua News Agency report, which cites data from the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers.

  • DOE Ups Investment in Electric Vehicle Infrastructure

    These technologies will decrease carbon emissions and support DOE's EV Everywhere Grand Challenge to make plug-in electric vehicles as affordable to own and operate as gasoline-powered vehicles by 2022.

  • EV Bus Manufacturer Reaches 1 Million Miles in Revenue Service

    Proterra celebrates major milestone with event honoring transit agency partners as EV pioneers.

  • Louisville Unveils All-Electric Buses for Public Transportation

    Earlier this week, Louisville began ZeroBus service, an all-electric, zero emissions fleet of buses that will be providing free rides downtown. The new buses have replaced diesel-powered trolleys.

  • 60-Foot Battery-Electric Bus Unveiled

    The Lancaster, named for the California city where it is manufactured, is the world

    BYD Motors introduced "The Lancaster" this month at the 2014 American Public Transportation Association Expo in Houston. It's the world's largest battery-electric vehicle, according to the manufacturer.

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