Electric Vehicles – GBRI
 

Indonesia’s capital Jakarta has the largest public bus system in the world. Almost 200 million commuters use the city’s Transjakarta buses annually. In a move aimed towards making Jakarta one of the greenest cities in the world, the Transjakarta Bus Rapid Transit System is rolling out a trial program of electric buses on certain routes in the city. […]

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Tesla just released its affordable Model 3 with the price tag of $35,000 making it the cheapest electric vehicle on offer from the company. It has been almost three years since the car was first announced. But when it came on the market, it was only available in longer-range, more premium-configurations that were cheaper than the […]

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Whenever we talk about air pollution, carbon emission from fossil fuel-powered vehicles is the most commonly cited example. In the US, sales of hybrids and electric vehicles are slowly but surely picking up as people are increasingly becoming aware of the huge environmental impact of gas-guzzling vehicles. Taking a step in the right direction, Japanese automaker […]

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In an attempt to tackle climate change, reduce its carbon footprint and promote the sale of e-cars, last month Denmark proposed a ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars from 2030. The legislators plan to make electric cars cheaper in order to incentivize the transition. The country will also be opening up the bus […]

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In a move that has left motoring groups stunned, UK government announced that it will no longer be offering incentives to buy new plug-in hybrids while discounts on all-electric cars have been slashed from £4,500 to £3,500. The RAC and AA motoring groups said the change was a backward step, and the SMMT trade body called it “astounding”. […]

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Despite being a country with mostly hilly terrain, Scotland is motivating its people to ditch their cars for electric bikes to sustain their health and the environment. The Scottish government has allocated around 1.3 million pounds in funding for electric bicycles and pedal-assist cargo bikes. The Cabinet Secretary for the Rural Economy and Connectivity Fergus Ewing […]

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Walmart shared the success story of its sustainable initiative Project Gigaton at the retail giant’s annual Sustainability Milestone Summit held in April 2018. Project Gigaton was launched by Walmart in 2017 with the aim of reducing greenhouse emissions in its global supply chain. The company announced that the suppliers reported reducing more than 20 million metric […]

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Norway is famous for its environment-friendly initiatives and the latest one to join the list is the country’s plan to switch to electric planes in an effort to slow down climate change. The country already has world’s highest per capita number of electric cars. State-owned Avinor, which operates most of the country’s airports, plans to adopt […]

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The people of Norway have taken their country’s commitment of gradually moving towards zero-emission vehicles quite seriously. Official data reveals that more than half of all new cars bought in the country in 2017 were either electric or hybrid. Zero-emission, mainly all-electric as well as a few hydrogen-powered cars accounted for 20.9% of total sales […]

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