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Telecommunications company Ericsson has partnered with local Swedish public transportation and technology providers to conduct a six-month trial of two electric self-driving shuttle buses on public Stockholm roads. The goal is to test how the autonomous vehicles perform under real-word conditions for an extended period alongside cars, cyclists and pedestrians...Continue Reading Self-driving s
Proterra has made some big strides with its long-range electric bus in the past year or so, and has claimed that the zero-emissions vehicle could cover most North American transit routes on a single charge. We will soon see how it fares in the real world, with the LA Department of Transportation (LADOT) buying 25 of the buses as part of a shift toward greener public transit...Continue Reading
The perks of a cup of coffee don't have to end when the grounds are dumped in the trash. Used coffee grounds have been used to make warmer clothing, pave roads, capture carbon from the air, and even suck up sewer stench, and now a London-based company has partnered with Shell to turn the leftovers from this human go-juice into biofuel to help run the English capital's expansive bus network...
A yellow icon of American transport is looking to go green, with Daimler subsidiary Thomas Built Buses signaling a shift away from diesel-powered pupil-movers in favor of an electric variant. The Jouley electric school bus that was debuted at the National Association of Pupil Transportation in Ohio this week can carry up to 81 kids and is powered by a 160-kWh battery. This affords it a 160-km
The University of Michigan has played home to some interesting developments in the self-driving space. Now its dedicated research facility, Mcity, is putting some of its expertise into practice by launching the campus' first driverless shuttles...Continue Reading University of Michigan's self-driving buses will shuttle students across campusCategory: AutomotiveTags: Autonomous Vehicle
In recent years, automakers have introduced engine stop systems in cars to tackle the problem of idling engines wasting fuel. But such systems aren't appropriate for buses and food delivery trucks that need the engine running to power onboard air conditioning and refrigeration systems. Now a team at the University of Waterloo has found a way to harness the wasted energy from a vehicle as it s


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