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How electric buses are improving bus operations in India

Interviews with transit authorities and private bus operators showed that electric buses are packed with features, more comfortable to drive than combustion engine buses, and manufacturers are continually improving the electric buses.

parked electric buses lined up at sunset in Navi Mumbai

Revamping the federal EV tax credit could help average car buyers combat record gasoline prices

The federal EV tax credit is not yet an idea whose time has passed. Just the opposite. It’s a double-edged policy tool that will advance key environmental and economic aims while helping pretty ordinary Americans deal with rising gasoline prices and a rising cost of living. Now is the time to extend it, with prudent changes, as part of the reconciliation package.

The G7 gets serious about decarbonizing road transportation

With everything else going on, you might have missed that the G7 ministers of climate, energy, and environment met in late May in Berlin and issued what is arguably the group’s strongest statement to date. The 39-page communiqué didn’t shy away from difficult questions. The ministers took strong stances on a range of topics bearing […]

Where are India’s electric trucks?

Achieving India’s net-zero goal will require decarbonizing road transport and success requires overcoming some key barriers in the freight sector.

goods carrier trucks lined up on a road in India

New legislation in Chile shows climate leadership

Chile’s recent spate of progressive legislation on transportation and energy is establishing the country as a climate policy leader among Latin American and other emerging economies.

How much does an electric semi really cost?

The cost calculus for fleet owners hinges on how much more it costs to buy an electric truck than a diesel truck—and how fuel and maintenance savings may make up the difference

chart showing cost difference of zero-emission trucks and diesel