The transportation sector drives nearly a quarter of carbon emissions globally, so there is a clear need to decarbonize transportation. Electric vehicles (EVs) are a leading choice. While next-generation electric cars and long-haul trucks have generated considerable fanfare, electric transit buses far outnumber electric trucks and are a largely overlooked — but more accessible — option.
As public demands for sustainable infrastructure grows, urban leaders are taking a closer look at the economic, environmental and social benefits of underground tunnels.
The advantages of constructing water and wastewater infrastructure underground to serve cities have often been overlooked in favor of surface construction methods.
But that trend is shifting as the environmental, social and long-term economic benefits of constructing large-diameter underground tunnels are far greater compared with traditional cheaper surface conveyance methods, particularly in urban communities.
The modern alchemist’s quest for longer battery life is more challenging than ever. Good battery design for the e-mobility industry is akin to concocting a powerful potion, with the right balance of chemicals to handle different applications and challenging environments. The battery also needs to pack a punch to provide extra mileage on the road.
The Parisian transport authority, Île-de-France Mobilités and the city’s transport operator, RATP (Régie Autonome des Transports Parisiens) have awarded a major European tender to IVECO BUS for the supply of its 12-meter full electric buses.
Cummins Inc. is the only company in the world powering hydrogen trains in commercial operation. In 2016, Cummins partnered with Alstom, a French railway equipment manufacturer, to engineer, supply, and integrate the hydrogen fuel cell solution in its Coradia iLint trains. The trains entered commercial service in 2018 and can carry up to 150 seated passengers and 150 standing passengers.