Boston transit authority adds to electric bus fleet | Smart Cities Dive

The CBJ also received grant money from the FTA in the form of a low/no emissions grant. Juneau’s first electric bus should be arriving this year and one or two more are in the works with the second FTA no/low grant. The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority intends to add nearly 200 New Flyer hybrid buses…

Norway’s electric cars zip to new record: almost a third of all sales | Reuters

This article is a great example illustrating the power of government incentive to push change. As California has shown, progress is possible. But, the potential of involvement of the federal government to move the needle cannot be understated. Source: Norway’s electric cars zip to new record: almost a third of all sales | Reuters

How much can a city like Anchorage cut down on carbon?

If you’re a city like Anchorage, there are only so many resources you control that relate to energy usage. But a big one is the fleet of cars, trucks, buses, snowplows and lumbering red garbage trucks under local government control. Source: How much can a city like Anchorage cut down on carbon?

VW Racing Ahead with EV Production

Volkswagen intends to invest 44 billion euros ($50 billion) in the electric and autonomous car technologies expected to reshape the industry — and said it would make battery-powered vehicles more accessible to mass-market auto buyers by selling its new I.D. compact for about what a Golf diesel costs. Read the full story here.

Is an electric car for you?

If you’re thinking of buying an electric car and ditching your stops at the fuel pumps, this article by Clean Technica may be just the right read for you!