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Advantages of Aluminum for Sustainable Transportation Outlined at Green Truck Summit

NEW YORK–Medium and heavy duty commercial truck owners can increase the cargo capacity of their fleets, reduce fuel consumption and emissions, lower their maintenance costs and increase their resale value by using aluminum solutions, said an Alcoa executive who spoke at CALSTART National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) Green Truck Summit in St. Louis.

Todd Summe, Division [...]

High speed rail

Hybrid Buses and Rail Systems receive U.S. Government Funding

Vice President Joe Biden announced this month that 191 new transit projects in 42 states and Puerto Rico will receive more than $600 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds. Among the projects getting funds,

the City of Santa Rosa, California, will use nearly $1 million to buy two hybrid electric buses;

Florida’s Sarasota County Transportation Authority will [...]

2 wheel vehicles

Electric Motorcycles from California Company Now Eligible for Federal Tax Credit

Have you ever thought about buying an electric car but your are waiting for the prices to come down and the technology to mature? What about an electric motorcycle? Here is one  start-up company based out of California that is making several very cool models that you can choose from.

Zero Motorcycles has announced that their [...]


Circumnavigating the world in a solar airplane among topics to be discussed at World Future Energy Summit

Bertrand Piccard, President of Solar Impulse and internationally renowned lecturer will be presenting his project to fly around the world in a solar airplane during the World Future Energy Summit taking place in Abu Dhabi, 18-21 January 2010.

Bertand Piccard will be among the speakers’ of a session at the World Future Energy Summit entitled “Achieving [...]


Circumnavigating the Earth in a Solar Powered Plane

The Solar Impulse project is pursuing the objective of circumnavigating the Earth powered only by sunlight. The German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) has played a significant role in the development of this visionary flying technology platform, which has now been awarded the Braunschweig Research Prize.

The challenge: large wingspan and extremely [...]


International Airline Organisations call for Global Emissions Strategy

New Delhi – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) reiterated its call for a global sectoral approach led by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to handle aviation’s emissions in the post-Kyoto period.

“We need a global solution that can encompass all of aviation—incorporating the differing situations of airlines from developed and developing nations. The best [...]


Italian navy orders two more submarines with Siemens fuel cell technology

For the Italian navy, the Siemens Industry Solutions Division is equipping two new submarines of the U212A type with fuel cell modules for air-independent propulsion. The systems are ordered by Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft GmbH (HDW). Delivery of the two submarines to the Italian navy is planned for 2015 and 2016. This will increase to 30 the [...]


Would you buy a Neighborhood Electric Vehicle?

A Neighborhood Electric Vehicle (NEV) is a battery electric vehicle falling under United States Department of Transportation classification for low-speed vehicles.

“Low-speed vehicle” is a federally-approved street-legal vehicle classification which came into existence in 1998 under Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 500 (FMVSS 500). The standard does not differentiate between electric or gas operated but is [...]

Saft Batteries

Solar Powered Travel Information Displays for German Railways

Saft batteries keep solar-powered travel information displays running year-round for Germany’s railways Saft’s nickel-cadmium (Ni-Cd) batteries store solar-generated power for AEG MIS self-contained LCD-based information points Paris, September 21, 2009 – Saft, the world specialist in the design and manufacture of high-tech batteries for industry and defence, is supplying its specialized nickel-cadmium (Ni-Cd) [...]


New Landspeed Record for Electric Motorcycles -150Mph at Bonneville

Mission One

The Mission One is an electric sportbike that can power wheelie at 80MPH. It is an electric sportbike that turned in 150MPH runs at Bonneville (with individual runs as high as 161 mph), shattering the land speed record for electric motorcycles.

An electric sportbike that can pound lap after knee dragging lap at Infineon [...]

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