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Plans for real-world testing of heavy duty trucks

Plans for real-world testing of heavy duty trucks

Efforts to electrify vehicles is not only restricted to cars. There are now efforts for large trucks and California is one region where there are many initiatives underway. Start-ups and established truck makers are racing to get their models on the road. Susan Carpenter explains latest developments in an article on the New York Times … Continue reading

Canadian study suggests gasoline-powered vehicles are more polluting than previously thought

Canadian study suggests gasoline-powered vehicles are more polluting than previously thought

Research suggests cars and other gasoline-powered vehicles are responsible for a share of two highly toxic contaminants in downtown city air that’s at least five times larger than previously thought. Bob Weber discusses the findings in an article on the National Newswatch website.   Gas-powered vehicles contribute more to city pollution than thought: research Research … Continue reading

Decarbonising transport is complicated

Decarbonising transport is complicated

Laurie Wright, Senior Lecturer, Warsash School of Maritime Science and Engineering at Solent University explains the complexity of decarbonisation of transport.  While it is about the UK, the issues are relevant in virtually all countries. What are your views?   Plane, train, or automobile? The climate impact of transport is surprisingly complicated The 2020s will … Continue reading

A whole range of possible societal and technological changes could revolutionise how we travel in the coming decades

A whole range of possible societal and technological changes could revolutionise how we travel in the coming decades

Marcus Enoch, Professor in Transport Strategy at Loughborough University  says a whole range of possible (though not inevitable) societal and technological changes could revolutionise how we travel in the coming decades in an article on The Conversation website. What do you think?   Four visions for the future of public transport The way people get … Continue reading