Preparing for a zero-emission urban bus system

In order to create a competitive and sustainable transport system, the EU must look to alternative fuels to replace or complement petrol and diesel. Not only will this reduce transport emissions but it will also improve air ...

Booming electric car sales under fire in Norway

Ministers in Norway—a major and rich oil-producing country—are under increasing public pressure to reduce perks and tax breaks for booming electric car sales.

TOSA buses power up for less

EPFL scientists have developed a mathematical model to minimize the infrastructure and operational costs of the TOSA ultra-rapid rechargeable electric bus system.

Four GOES-R instruments ready for integration

Four of the six instruments that will fly on the first Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite R-Series (GOES-R) were delivered to Lockheed Martin in Denver for integration onto the spacecraft bus this month. This ...

Buffalo is serving as an incubator for the bus of the future

A temporary building on the University at Buffalo's South Campus houses a humble-looking contraption that could serve as a spark for improving public transit everywhere: a full-scale replica of a 40-foot public bus, complete ...

New breed of buses draws Thanksgiving travelers

Millions of Americans are on the move for Thanksgiving, and more of them are discovering that a bus is the cheapest, comfiest and even coolest way to survive the nation's largest annual migration.

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