It’s important to remember that commitments by national governments to shift to zero-emission transit buses have often followed earlier commitments by subnational actors.
In September 2017, BYD, Cummins, Scania, and Volvo joined the Global Industry Partnership on Soot-Free Clean Bus Fleets and pledged to make soot-free technologies available to 20 cities worldwide. What progress has been made?
The limitations of leveraging natural gas infrastructure for hydrogen highlight the value of investments in things that can support long-term decarbonization solutions like hydrogen fuel cell and battery electric vehicles.
Los Angeles is implementing policies to ensure no one is left behind in the green mobility future.
A combination of demand-driven and planning-oriented strategies can make the charging station planning, permitting, and installation process cheaper and more efficient.
A mix of incentives, infrastructure, fleet leadership, and long-term targets is a winning strategy for cities.
Poland’s remote sensing campaign confirmed that vehicles type-approved to newer standards had lower NOx and PM emissions than their predecessors.
China’s recent policies signify the strategic importance of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles and are reminiscent of earlier support for electric vehicles.
The newly-elected Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi aims to reduce air pollution to a third of current levels. It needs to deliver on four major fronts if it hopes to do so.
Liuzhou, China’s success in expanding its electric vehicle market is distinctive and worth examining.
The Trump administration has proposed rolling back the 2025 efficiency and emissions standards. Taking the biggest centralized policy tool off the table has compelled states and cities to fight the rollback and forge ahead with their own clean car policies.
São Paulo’s clean bus transition has been delayed for long enough. The negotiations of the Article 50 amendment provide an opportunity for policymakers to put the city back on the right path for fulfilling climate, health, and technology innovation goals. Strong actions would place the city ahead of the curve as more and more cities around the world consider similar transitions to clean bus fleets.