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Using Roads to Make Power and Toilet Paper

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A highway in Georgia is being used as an experiment to try out alternative uses for roads.

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A highway in Georgia is being used as an experiment to try out alternative uses for roads.

Businesses and Institutions Call for a Regional Approach to Curb Transportation Emissions

Private sector, healthcare, and higher education institutions urge Northeast and Mid-Atlantic governors to prioritize policies and investments for a clean and efficient regional transportation system.
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Influential investors, companies, hospital systems, colleges, and universities called on Northeast and Mid-Atlantic governors to take steps to modernize the region’s transportation system and keep the local economy thriving.

2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Named Northwest Green Vehicle of the Year

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  • 2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid named the overall winner for its combination of fuel-efficiency, ample cabin space, user-friendly amenities and value
  • Northwest Automotive Press Association members drove 19 vehicles at their annual Drive Revolution green vehicle competition, including battery-electric vehicles, plug-in hybrids and full hybrids
  • As the first electrified vehicle in the minivan segment, the Pacifica Hybrid has an innovative, advanced hybrid powertrain and achieves 84 miles per gallon equivalent (MPGe) in electric-only mode, 33 miles of all-electric range and 566 miles of total range
Pacifica Hybrid also named Northwest Family-sized Plug-in Hybrid of the Year for the second consecutive year
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  • 2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid named the overall winner for its combination of fuel-efficiency, ample cabin space, user-friendly amenities and value
  • Northwest Automotive Press Association members drove 19 vehicles at their annual Drive Revolution green vehicle competition, including battery-electric vehicles, plug-in hybrids and full hybrids
  • As the first electrified vehicle in the minivan segment, the Pacifica Hybrid has an innovative, advanced hybrid powertrain and achieves 84 miles per gallon equivalent (MPGe) in electric-only mode, 33 miles of all-electric range and 566 miles of total range

Electrify America to Energize U.S. Highways, Selects Black & Veatch for Ultra-fast EV Charging Station Program

National network expands access, addresses ‘range anxiety’ through hundreds of high-powered DC charging stations
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., June 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Black & Veatch announced today it will design and construct hundreds of sites for Electrify America’s high-powered DC Fast Chargers, part of a nationwide network of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations that will dramatically reduce charging times and raise convenience for EV consumers.

The Ray Joins World Class Sustainable Electrified Transportation Center

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The Ray is excited to announce a new partnership with Sustainable Electrified Transportation (SELECT) Research Center, led by Utah State University. As a member of SELECT, The Ray will join the nation’s leading researchers and experts across sectors,  including automotive OEMs, suppliers/manufacturers, civil engineering firms, departments of transportation and academia, in understanding and developing ways in which a fully electrified transportation ecosystem can be strategically and successfully piloted in the near future.

Home Charging Installation Rebates Make it Easier to Drive Electric

SCE announces the new rebate at a celebration of the utility’s 1,000th non-residential charging station
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Southern California Edison celebrated the installation of 1,000 electric vehicle chargers in more than 60 locations throughout the Southland, and also announced that it is starting a new pilot program to help customers install EV charging stations at home.

Ecocentricity Blog: Talk Walking

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We recently set out to calculate our organizational carbon footprint for 2017 so that we could purchase carbon offsets and claim to be carbon-neutral in our operations. That probably sounds complicated…and yes, it is.

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We recently set out to calculate our organizational carbon footprint for 2017 so that we could purchase carbon offsets and claim to be carbon-neutral in our operations. That probably sounds complicated…and yes, it is.

E-Buses to Surge Even Faster Than EVs As Conventional Vehicles Fade According to Bloomberg's 2018 EV Outlook

The supply of cobalt has emerged as a potential risk to the pace of growth in electrified transport over the next few years
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London and New York, May 21, 2018 – The electrification of road transport will move into top gear in the second half of the 2020s, thanks to tumbling battery costs and larger-scale manufacturing, with sales of electric cars racing to 28%, and those of electric buses to 84%, of their respective global markets by 2030.

Tomorrow's Infrastructure, Today

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If the phrase “highway infrastructure” doesn’t excite you and bring to mind high-tech innovations, it should. I’ll tell you why.

Keeping Our Commitment to an All-Electric Future

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General Motors remains steadfast in its vision of an all-electric future. Today, Chairman and CEO Mary Barra reaffirmed the company's stance on vehicle efficiency standards with employees globally. You can read the full letter below. View the letter on Barra's LinkedIn account here: https://bit.ly/2wnOTKS

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General Motors remains steadfast in its vision of an all-electric future. Today, Chairman and CEO Mary Barra reaffirmed the company's stance on vehicle efficiency standards with employees globally. You can read the full letter below. View the letter on Barra's LinkedIn account here: https://bit.ly/2wnOTKS

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