Clean and energy-efficient vehicles

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Clean and energy-efficient vehicles, such as hybrid/electric buses and cars, aim to reduce greenhouse and other pollutant emissions, fuel consumption and fossil fuel dependency.

Exhaust gas treatment systems, alternative drive trains and the use of alternative fuels and energy storage systems can improve the environmental record of vehicles. Besides technical interventions, promotional and procurement initiatives can accelerate the uptake of low-emission vehicles.

By Benjamin Baxter / Updated: 28 May 2020

eHUBS Webinar - eHUBS: What are they and how do they connect different modes in a MaaS landscape

Representatives of local authorities, city planners, researchers, shared and electric mobility experts and providers are invited to join the webinar that will present how the project aims to contribute to CO2 emission reductions in 6 European cities through the deployment of more than 90 shared and electric mobility hubs.

By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 26 May 2020
By Greta.Riauba / Updated: 29 Apr 2020
By s.govender@rupp... / Updated: 20 Apr 2020

Transnational Workshop: Data-based planning of energy-efficient public transport services and infrastructure

This webinar is a part of a series being run for the LOW-CARB Follower City Programme which provides a structured schedule of training, pilot launches, and webinars to help boost cities’ awareness, knowledge, and expertise of low carbon mobility.
By Michiel Modijefsky / Updated: 01 Apr 2020

Electric scooters scooting closer to legality on British roads

The UK Government has unveiled plans to allow electric scooters on its roads as part of a “transport revolution”.

The plans will see electric scooters, or e-scooters, permitted to travel on public roads for the first time as part of consultations and trials which were launched 16 March during the Future of Mobility regulatory review.

By Greta.Riauba / Updated: 02 Apr 2020

Green Auto Summit 2020

Merging key automotive industry players in one place, the closed-door Green Auto Summit 2020 will take place in Stuttgart, Böblingen on 19-20 October, 2020.

Industry professionals and policymakers will delve into debates on many interesting topics, including:

By iCube Programme / Updated: 20 Mar 2020
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By Francesco Ripa / Updated: 02 Mar 2020

First fully electric bus line launched in Madrid

The Spanish capital, Madrid, has launched the city's first zero emission bus line.

The city's mayor, José Luis Martínez-Almeida, and the Deputy Mayor for Mobility and Environment, Borja Carabante, inaugurated the line, 001, in February. It will operate between Atocha and the Moncloa Palace. A second zero emission bus line, 002, is expected to open in March and will operate in the central district from Argüelles to Puerta de Toledo.

By iCube Programme / Updated: 28 Feb 2020

Hydrogen cars with zero emissions at the tailpipe, ready to spread widely

Hydrogen-based vehicle technology in the electric transport sector is starting to compete with conventional fuels, such as diesel and petrol, for long distances. Its benefits include that it is quiet, does not need long to refuel and it emits only water.