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The Future of Green Work Trucks

Posted by Jessica Porter

Jul 11, 2016 1:26:09 PM

Truck manufacturers compete to create efficient vehicles without sacrificing power.

TRUCK MAKERS ARE working overtime to squeeze more efficiency from work vehicles, without sacrificing range, power or turning off the market. That’s not an easy task. Builders expect heavy, rugged machines that can also travel on the highway to outlying jobsites. There’s no magic bullet solution, and everything is on the table: all-electric vehicles, cleaner diesel, biofuel, fuel cells and “smart” engines. All green work trucks have perks and challenges.

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Utilities Can Supercharge the EV Market

Posted by Green Builder Staff

Jun 22, 2016 7:42:12 AM

The Natural Resources Defense Council calls on utilities to deploy more charging stations and raise awareness of the benefits of electric vehicles.

According to the NRDC, America's utilities are uniquely positioned to help the EV market with more charging stations, increasing awareness of the benefits of EVs, and providing incentives to charge cars at times that benefit the the grid.

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Cooperation is Necessary to Hasten Adoption of Electric Vehicles

Posted by Green Builder Staff

Jun 8, 2016 2:04:33 PM

Here’s how states, utilities and the auto industry can accelerate electric vehicle adoption.

By The Sierra Club, Acadia Center and Conservation Law Foundation

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The Future of Transportation: Connected, Autonomous, and Electric

Posted by Sara Gutterman

Sep 3, 2015 10:10:04 AM

Smart, self-driving, clean vehicles are redefining mobility.

I have just spent the past few days in the Motor City. Downtown Detroit’s long-gone glory days still faintly reverberate from the crumbling brick Avant-Garde buildings, built in a distant glamorous age, but the city is only a shadow of its former prosperous self. Nonetheless, there are pockets of revival—a trendy restaurant here, a group of eager young professionals enjoying a night on the town there, and pride for the blighted city everywhere.

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Electrify Your Bicycle for Christmas

Posted by Christina B. Farnsworth

Nov 17, 2014 1:46:00 PM

Pedaling uphill and for long distances puts off many people willing to commute via bicycle. The Copenhagen Wheel turns bicycles into hybrid vehicles powered by people power or electric and is about to change the world of bicycle riding for those willing to pre-order it for $799 and receive it by 2014's end.

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