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New DC Fast Charge Locations in California

A California Energy Commission (CEC) grant to provide plug-in electric vehicle charging networks along highway corridors is becoming a reality with stations coming up in 2017. Continue reading New DC Fast Charge Locations in California

Li-ion Batteries could get a 2.5 times boost

Li-ion batteries in electric vehicles are a weak link, as battery capacities have not been able to keep pace with range requirements. Battery capacity fades over time and batteries require to be replaced, a process that has environmental and cost implications. Continue reading Li-ion Batteries could get a 2.5 times boost

Scania tests fast wireless charging in urban traffic

Scania in Sweden shows the way. One more step in proving that efficient public transport is functional, clean and, with sufficient support, a reality. Continue reading Scania tests fast wireless charging in urban traffic

The Electric Vehicle (EV) as a Power Source

From just less than 0.10 % EVs on roads today, the impact on electricity grids is still minimal. Continue reading The Electric Vehicle (EV) as a Power Source

European Commission presents a strategy towards cooperative, connected and automated mobility

A European strategy on Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems (C-ITS) will enable a more co-operative, connected and automated mobility system that will enable communication between vehicles and vehicles and the infrastructure. Continue reading European Commission presents a strategy towards cooperative, connected and automated mobility

Mesocyclones (Superilles) in Barcelona

Barcelona, superillesThe planned superblocks (superilles) in Barcelona may well conjure-up visions of monstrous housing blocks of the 50s and 60s with all their appurtenant issues. Continue reading Mesocyclones (Superilles) in Barcelona

European Conference on Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMP)

Bremen Declaration on Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning in Europe

The just concluded 3rd European Conference on Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans in Brebremen_declaration 1men has come out with a declaration that points to: Continue reading European Conference on Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMP)