Electric Vehicles

5 days ago
35 sleek trucks smoothing their way around Europe with increased visibility to decrease dangers for pedestrians and reduce drag for energy efficiency.
Quartz
May 1, 2018, 7am PDT
Wireless electric vehicle charging built into the street and smart dynamic signal system are among the improvements under consideration in Dallas.
Dallas Innovates
April 27, 2018, 10am PDT
Electric vehicles will be able to pull charge from a track they drive over when eRoadArlanda project is complete.
CNBC
April 10, 2018, 8am PDT
The potential for congestion pricing is only one component of a new Climate Action Plan that focuses on transportation's role in emitting greenhouse gases.
Smart Cities Dive
April 3, 2018, 5am PDT
At the Shared Use Mobility Summit in Chicago, Jarrett Walker cautioned the tech world to keep four key transportation problems in mind.
Forbes
February 2, 2018, 1pm PST
The government of the Balearic Islands drafts new law that requires rental car companies to phase out fossil fuel vehicles and to switch to a 100% electric fleet by 2030.
Cities of the Future
January 21, 2018, 7am PST
One of California's three investor-owned utilities has announced an electric vehicle charging infrastructure program that will spend $130 million through 2020.
Smart Cities Dive
December 26, 2017, 5am PST
Paul Lewis of the Eno Center gives his forecast of how next year will play out. Prospects for new technologies are good, but come with caveats.
U.S. News & World Report
November 23, 2017, 11am PST
The Free Ride Everywhere Downtown (FRED) shuttle system in San Diego is so popular that demand sometimes overwhelms the number of available shuttles. The city has redoubled its commitment to the system.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
November 4, 2017, 7am PDT
Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg hopes that an infusion of EV funds can jumpstart a new, clean economy in the city.
The Planning Report
October 31, 2017, 7am PDT
Electrification is at a tipping point in California, expanding into the heavy-duty sector with the buy-in of transit agencies across the state.
The Planning Report
Feature
October 30, 2017, 5am PDT
Guest contributor Marco Anderson maps out a role for planners in preparing for an era of shared, automated, and zero-emissions mobility technology.
Marco Anderson
October 26, 2017, 9am PDT
People won't drive electric vehicles much differently than they drive gas powered vehicles. That means charging infrastructure will be needed in communities to supply electricity for many short drives.
Infrastructure USA
October 22, 2017, 1pm PDT
The infrastructure to support a world full of electric cars isn't going to build itself.
Atlanta Business Chronicle
September 27, 2017, 2pm PDT
The electric car market is about to have a new entrant as Sir James Dyson plans to spend upwards of £2 billion to develop a car that he describes as "radical and different."
BBC News
September 21, 2017, 11am PDT
A 40-foot bus, dubbed the "Catalyst E2 Max," has broken the world record for longest drive on a single charge, according to manufacturer Proterra.
Quartz
May 14, 2017, 7am PDT
Two New York city councilmembers are hoping to entice more residents to buy electric cars by offering free parking for the electric vehicles on Saturdays. Not so fast, says an op-ed for Streetsblog USA.
Streetsblog USA
May 6, 2017, 9am PDT
Governor Jerry Brown and the California Legislature reached a historic agreement to raise the gas tax, but electric vehicle owners will now be required to pay a yearly fee, Will this impact EV sales in the US's best market?
The Planning Report
May 4, 2017, 2pm PDT
Philadelphia's green roof law allows developers to build 25 percent more units if they put a green roof on their buildings. Councilmember Squilla wants to exempt his district from that law.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
April 29, 2017, 9am PDT
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney neither signed nor vetoed the anti-electric car bill allowing it to become law, but is symbolically not giving it his approval.
The Philadelphia Inquirer