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  By Niraj Chokshi, Noam Scheiber and Lauren Hirsch © The New York Times Co. Rivian, a promising and wellfunded electric truck maker, plans to sell shares through an initial public offering, the company said Friday, just weeks before it expects to deliver its first electric pickups to cu...
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    A 191-mile rail corridor between Pueblo and Fort Collins is still an idea, but a Midwestern rail line shows what it could become By Jon Murray The Denver Post CHICAGO » When Lily Trienens boarded a train in downtown Milwaukee that would take her more than 70 mile...
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By Ivan Penn and Niraj Chokshi © The New York Times Co. SAN DIEGO » Robert Teglia bought a Tesla Model 3 sedan even though he knew it cost more than many luxury cars. He didn’t particularly care that it might be better than the others for the environment. Teglia, a commercial real estate appraise...
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By Tom Krisher and Aamer Madhani Administration eyes mileage, emissions and sales of EVs The Associated Press WASHINGTON » Declaring the U.S. must “move fast” to win the car-making future, President Joe Biden on Thursday touted a commitment from the auto industry to make electric vehicl...
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    By Tom Krisher and Hope Yen The Associated Press WASHINGTON » In a major step against climate change, President Joe Biden is proposing a return to aggressive Obama-era vehicle mileage standards over five years, according to industry and government officials briefed on the plan. He’...
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Even a small increase in remote work can change traffic patterns By Emily Badger © The New York Times Co. There is something uniquely awful about that time of day when there is no good way to get around. The car horns sound nastier as downtown traffic snarls. The elbows feel sharper on a jammed su...
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Daimler’s truck unit plans to replace diesel with hydrogen     By Jack Ewing © The New York Times Co. Carmakers have been promising to scrap the internal combustion engine, and now it is the truck-makers’ turn. But the makers of giant 18-wheelers are taking a different route. Daimler...
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  By Hope Yen The Associated Press WASHINGTON » Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday unveiled legislation that would invest $25 billion to convert the nation’s fleet of gasoline- and diesel-powered school buses to electric vehicles, building on a component of President Joe Biden’s $2....
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By The Associated Press DETROIT » Nissan said Friday that it will no longer support the Trump administration in its legal fight to end California’s ability to set its own auto-pollution and gas-mileage standards. The announcement is another sign that a coalition of automakers backing the outgoing ...
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 By Conor Dougherty © The New York Times Co. Phoenix, that featureless and ever-spreading tundra of concrete, has been called “the world’s least sustainable city.” It has been characterized as a “sprawling, suburbanite wasteland” and “a monument to man’s arrogance.” The Onion has darkly ...
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Shared from the 9/2/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By The Associated Press A passenger rail line in Colorado would accommodate 9,200 people every weekday and nearly 3 million per year, according to new modeling by state officials. The proposed line would stretch from Fort Collins south to ...
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A global “flight shaming” movement is making people rethink flying, which could hit the industry hard, according to a new report. Climate activists such as Greta Thunberg inspiring people to refuse travelling on planes — a new phenomenon dubbed “flight shaming” — has been linked to a slowdown in th...
The growth of air travel could be half of what is expected due to ‘flight shaming’.
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By Peter Moore · July 31, 2018   There are two areas where shippers will feel the effect of the growing water and air pollution problem: freight costs and various taxes and fees. There are now an estimated 52,000 merchant ships on the seas, and the fleet is growing fast as good...
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That's as hot as last year's brutal summer when temperatures hovered around 120 degrees in Phoenix and prompted American Airlines to cancel more than 40 flights at its hub there. The regional jets that feed big airlines' couldn't operate with temperatures above 118 degrees. The extreme heat that has...
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Google Street View cars have driven millions of miles across the globe, capturing 360-degree images of roadways and communities on all seven continents. Now, scientists and environmentalists are teaming up to add pollution trackers to the vehicles so they can monitor natural gas ...
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Imagine the satisfaction of gliding past gas stations in near silence as other motorists frantically line up to avoid an overnight price spike. Instead, you slip into your garage, connect your fast charger and effortlessly fuel up your electric vehicle for the week. That’s the green dream for many p...
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'What an amazingly awesome country', Elon Musk tweeted in response to the plan' Norway will ban the sale of all fossil fuel-based cars in the next decade, continuing its trend towards becoming one of the most ecologically progressive countries on the planet, ...
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Hybrid cars have come a long way since the first frumpy Toyota Prius debuted in Japan almost 20 years ago. The same can be said for electric cars since GM rolled out its EV1 in the late 1990s, only to backtrack, repossess and destroy all of them, infuriating its fans in the process. There ...
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With only days to go before the deadline, Volkswagen AG (VW) and the U.S. government reached a partial settlement over how to deal with the automaker’s “dieselgate” emissions scandal. Volkswagen agreed to fix or buy back some 500,000 vehicles caught up in the crisis. What wasn’t ...
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More than a thousand diesel cars have been caught without an essential pollution filter that traps deadly particles, according to government figures. But experts warn the rogue practice of removing the filters, which contributes to air pollution-related deaths, could be far more widespread. Almost&...
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