Decarbonizing bus fleets: How subnational targets can aid in phasing out combustion engines
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.
Taking the global pulse on soot-free bus progress with industry partners
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?
Hythane in India: A bridge to nowhere?
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.
Ensuring equitable electric vehicle charging infrastructure deployment in Los Angeles
Los Angeles is implementing policies to ensure no one is left behind in the green mobility future.
Key strategies to help cities overcome the charging challenge quickly, easily, and at lower cost
A combination of demand-driven and planning-oriented strategies can make the charging station planning, permitting, and installation process cheaper and more efficient.
Want to boost your EV sales? European cities offer some ideas
A mix of incentives, infrastructure, fleet leadership, and long-term targets is a winning strategy for cities.
Age matters: Krakow’s remote sensing campaign
Poland’s remote sensing campaign confirmed that vehicles type-approved to newer standards had lower NOx and PM emissions than their predecessors.
Ten cities, thousand fuel cell vehicles? China is sketching a roadmap for hydrogen vehicles
China’s recent policies signify the strategic importance of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles and are reminiscent of earlier support for electric vehicles.
Reducing vehicular air pollution in Delhi: Roadmap for the new government
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: A new model for the transition to electric vehicles?
Liuzhou, China’s success in expanding its electric vehicle market is distinctive and worth examining.
U.S. states and cities take responsibility on clean cars
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.
Legislative do over creates opportunity for clean bus transition in São Paulo
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.