The latest on Richard Branson’s super-fast people mover

NEW YORK – Think about the future of transportation, and you could imagine the old cartoon series “The Jetsons” with everyone flying around in personal spaceships. Not only has that never happened, but we still huddle into creaky old subways and buses. Josh Giegel wants to start from scratch. Virgin Hyperloop’s managing director and co-founder …

Five reasons why electric buses are key to Biden’s green agenda

(Reuters) – President Joe Biden has promised to significantly reduce emissions by 2030 while creating new, well-paid jobs in the green energy sector. Its administration has identified bus electrification as one of the main ways to achieve this goal. While more than half of all traffic emissions are caused by conventional cars, diesel-powered local buses …

Volvo, Daimler and Traton join forces to build a charging network for electric trucks

Volvo Group, Daimler Truck and the heavy truck business of Volkswagen AG, the Traton Group, announced a non-binding agreement on Monday to set up a network of high-performance public charging stations for electric heavy-duty long-distance trucks and buses across Europe. The news was first reported by Reuters. The three major European automakers will invest € …