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GM scales up EV fleet support infrastructure

GreenBiz Group

July 21, 2021

Electrifying delivery vehicles is no longer a race predominantly amongst startups. In the past year, big-name OEMs have revealed plans for an entire lineup of new battery-electric commercial vehicles — ranging from Ford’s unveiling of the 2022 E-Transit to Mercedes-Benz’s announcement that eSprinter is heading to the U.S. market. As for General Motors, there has been a flurry of

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Better batteries will get us to an electrified future

GreenBiz Group

June 2, 2021

The mass adoption of electric vehicles — and, well, electric everything — will rely heavily on cheap, dependable batteries. While the cost of lithium-ion batteries has dropped dramatically, the technology still leaves something to be desired. Creating new types of batteries that are lighter, lower-cost and more durable will allow big jumps in the performance of electric vehicles and

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Number 2 is the latest in poo-powered vehicles

A poo-powered SUV has been launched by Urban Utilities, in an expansion of its fleet of cars fuelled by electricity generated by human waste. Aptly named ‘Number 2’, the new SUV — a Hyundai Kona Electric — is the second vehicle to join the line-up of Urban Utilities’ poo-powered cars. Urban Utilities spokesperson Anna Hartley said the car was the new ‘skid’ on

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Silicon Valley commuters should return to work in electric buses

GreenBiz Group

May 5, 2021

Last year, I published a feature about why it was time for Silicon Valley to embrace the electric commuter bus. At the beginning of 2020, the San Francisco Bay Area uniquely had over 1,000 private buses — the vast majority using diesel fuel — moving employees to the corporate campuses of companies including Google and Facebook. (In comparison, the Bay Area has about 3,000 public transit

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