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Leadership from California mayors on climate change, air quality, and public transit

, senior vehicles analyst

What do the Super Bowl, national parks, and California mayors have in common? If you guessed electric buses, you’re right. Electric buses offer significant benefits for air quality and climate change compared to diesel and natural gas buses. And the impacts of pollution from heavy-duty combustion vehicles are large, despite these vehicles making up a small fraction of vehicles on the road. This is one reason so many cities across the country are beginning to adopt zero-emission buses. Read more >

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Trucks and Buses: The Next Frontier in Electric Vehicles

, senior vehicles analyst

Today, I am happy to announce the release of a new report that UCS co-authored with The Greenlining Institute on heavy-duty electric trucks and buses in California. Read more >

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Fuel Cells vs Plug-ins: Both are Winners

, Senior vehicles engineer

Often when I’m talking to people about plug-in and fuel cell electric vehicles, I’m asked, “which one is going to win?” Trying to divine which type of vehicle will be more prevalent in the future is impossible, but thankfully it’s not really important to know the answer. That’s because both types of electric vehicles, fuel cells AND plug-ins, will be important solutions to reducing emissions and oil use. To help explain why we need all types of electric vehicles, UCS has recently produced a fact sheet: “The Importance of Both Battery Electric and Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles.Read more >

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