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Half of London’s famed black cab taxi fleet are now EVs

Half of London’s black cab fleet, totaling 7972 vehicles, now consists of zero-emission battery electric vehicles, predominantly from China’s Geely division, LEVC, demonstrating the city’s successful efforts towards sustainable transportation and improved air quality.

280 million e-bikes are slashing oil demand far more than electric vehicles

E-bikes and scooters displace 4x as much demand for oil as all of the EVs in the world.

In push to expand EV charging network, France and Denmark go big

The European Union is not fooling around, and European countries are under pressure to adhere to ambitious plans to get their roadways up and ready for the total phaseout of fossil fuels in the years ahead.

Climate Change emissions news Transportation

Pro Sports Reduces Its Climate Footprint Inches at a Time

Fall in the U.S. is when three major sports leagues – football, basketball and hockey – start their seasons.

Roads of Compassion: Redesigning Infrastructure for Wildlife and Our Planet’s Health

About a million animals are killed on roads every day in the U.S., and globally that number is much higher.

Bit by bit microplastics from tyres are polluting our waterways

In urban stormwater, particles from tyre wear were the most prevalent microplastic a new Griffith-led study has found.

India approves $7 bln plan for electric buses in nearly 170 cities

India on Wednesday approved plans for a nearly 580 billion rupee ($7 billion) scheme to deploy 10,000 electric buses in 169 cities over a decade, along with charging and associated infrastructure facilities.

Canada’s first hydrogen train is taking passengers

The first hydrogen-powered train in North America is taking riders on a two-and-a-half hour trip through central Quebec this summer.