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  1. Scotland’s electric vehicles spark to life – 43% rise in one year
    Scotland’s electric vehicles spark to life – 43% rise in one year 19 Dec 2017

    Scotland has seen a dramatic rise in the use of electric vehicles, with charging sessions increasing by 43 percent in the past year and 5,947 percent since 2013.

    Europe,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. Major Chinese city will become the first to run exclusively on electric buses
    Major Chinese city will become the first to run exclusively on electric buses 19 Dec 2017

    Shenzhen, a major city in the Chinese province of Guangdong is well on track to make all its current buses electric by the end of the year, becoming the first city in the world to operate a completely electric bus fleet.

    Asia,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. The world’s first fully electric solar train launched in Australia
    The world’s first fully electric solar train launched in Australia 18 Dec 2017

    An Australian rail company has restored a disused train to be 100 percent powered by solar energy- a world first for the transportation sector.

    Oceania,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. Budweiser orders 40 Tesla Semi trucks to reduce operational emissions
    Budweiser orders 40 Tesla Semi trucks to reduce operational emissions 8 Dec 2017

    Mega-brewer Anheuser-Busch, best known for its beer brand Budweiser, has placed an order of 40 Tesla Semi Trucks to further its mission to reduce operational carbon footprint by 30 percent by 2025.

    North America,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. London to welcome its first electric black cabs
    London to welcome its first electric black cabs 7 Dec 2017

    Long-anticipated hybrid black cabs are now fully licenced to operate in the streets of London, with the hope they will contribute to reducing dangerous air pollution levels in the city.

    Europe,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  6. New York dedicates $3.5 million on research to accelerate the use of electric vehicles
    New York dedicates $3.5 million on research to accelerate the use of electric vehicles 5 Dec 2017

    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced a $3.5 million investment for innovative research and development proposals to scale-up the deployment of electric vehicles and minimise barriers to this technology.

    North America,Finance,Policy,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  7. BMW unveils new, greener i8 Roadster in Los Angeles
    BMW unveils new, greener i8 Roadster in Los Angeles 1 Dec 2017

    During the Los Angeles Auto Show BMW presented the first updated version of its iconic i8 hybrid sports car. It also launched the brand new i8 Coupe 2-seated version.

    Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. New $770 million investment in battery gigafactory highlights impetus of electric vehicles market
    New $770 million investment in battery gigafactory highlights impetus of electric vehicles market 1 Dec 2017

    South Korean energy and chemicals company SK Innovation has announced an investment of $770 million in an electric vehicle battery gigafactory in Hungary to meet the future demand of zero-emission vehicles in Europe.

    Asia,Europe,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. Liverpool launches ambitious “Breathe Liverpool” anti-air pollution plan
    Liverpool launches ambitious “Breathe Liverpool” anti-air pollution plan 30 Nov 2017

    Liverpool City Council has released a new strategy to cut emissions and tackle air pollution in the city, which includes the installation of EV charging stations and the creation of a ‘Clean Air Zone’.

    Europe,Policy,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. Renault launches the first all-electric refrigerated delivery truck
    Renault launches the first all-electric refrigerated delivery truck 24 Nov 2017

    Renault Trucks and Groupe Delanchy have launched a new zero-emission and 100 percent electric experimental truck to be used to deliver fresh produce across Lyon.

    Europe,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum

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