The roving autonomous vehicles on the streets of San Francisco are one of the frequent reminders on my daily commute that our transportation system is changing. But will self-driving cars be good or bad for climate change?
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May 3, 2018 12:04 PM EDT
The rapid development of self-driving technology has raised many important questions such as the safety of automated vehicles (AVs) and how they could radically alter transportation systems. These are critical questions, but AVs also have the potential to result in significant changes to the global warming emissions from personal transportation. Read more >
November 28, 2017 9:15 AM EDT
Most drivers know how much it costs to fill the tank with gasoline. It’s hard to miss the glowing numbers at the corner station. But how much does it cost to recharge an electric car? And how much money do EVs save drivers compared to gasoline-powered cars? To help answer these questions, our new report, “Going From Pump to Plug,” looks at the price of recharging an EV at home in the fifty largest cities in the US, as well at public charging stations. Read more >
November 27, 2017 11:29 AM EDT
I’ll be attending this year’s Los Angeles Auto Show to check out the latest and greatest in vehicle technology. While the flashy presentations of the automakers will certainly grab attention, I’ll be looking for EVs and fuel efficiency technologies. Read more >
What Will It Take for Automakers to Meet California’s EV Requirements? Not as Much as You Might Think.
April 26, 2017 9:28 AM EDT
California’s Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) regulation has been instrumental in catalyzing the EV market, and has also long been a source of complaint for automakers. But, automakers are demonstrating they can meet 2025 ZEV targets that requires them to sell less than 8% new EVs—and that meeting these targets is good for business. Read more >