Tag: Shift

Smart cities: Tech is great, but don’t forget the people

This article was originally published by Jem McKenna-Percy on Cities Today, the leading news platform on urban mobility and innovation, reaching an international audience of city leaders. For the latest updates follow Cities Today on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube, or sign up for Cities Today News. One way to enable evidence-based decision-making by cities […]

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The race to net-zero is on — but no one wins if we take shortcuts

With the 2050 deadline looming, the switch to electric is now inevitable. But we’d be fools to believe that the journey will be easy. So, in the wake of a surge of carbon neutrality announcements from car manufacturers, and continued uncertainty about what constitutes credible net-zero targets, Polestar is calling for action over aspirations. Green […]

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LA’s light rail extension could help revitalize neighborhoods and improve air quality

This article was originally published by Christopher Carey on Cities Today, the leading news platform on urban mobility and innovation, reaching an international audience of city leaders. For the latest updates follow Cities Today on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube, or sign up for Cities Today News. The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has granted the Los Angeles County […]

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Edinburgh plans to make its public transit net-zero by 2030 — here’s how

This article was originally published by Christopher Carey on Cities Today, the leading news platform on urban mobility and innovation, reaching an international audience of city leaders. For the latest updates follow Cities Today on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube, or sign up for Cities Today News. Edinburgh City Council has published a ten-year plan […]

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Tesla owners still love their cars despite recalls and build quality issues

This article was originally published by Michael Coates on Clean Fleet Report, a publication that gives its readers the information they need to move to cars and trucks with best fuel economy, including electric cars, fuel cells, plug-in hybrids, hybrids and advanced diesel and gasoline engines. A just-released Consumer Reports survey puts all four Tesla models in its Top […]

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3 things that make the Hyundai Ioniq 5 a great EV

Today, South Korean carmaker Hyundai unveiled its new hatchback EV, the 5. And you know what, it looks like a bloody brilliant. The motoring media has already published plenty of lengthy write-ups, so I’m going to focus on just three things you need to know about this new car: its range, how fast it charges, […]

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Watch Jay Leno get nostalgic and swoon over this 1909 EV

It seems there’s never been so much chatter about electric cars as there is today. You’d think that electric cars are a product of the modern era, a totally new technology never before seen. Well, if you think that, you’re wrong. Sorry pal. When personal automobiles began to gain popularity among the upper echelons of […]

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Are ‘microcars’ the future of shared mobility services?

Shared mobility as we all know has come a long way over the past decades. From conventional public transit buses to remote-controlled e-scooters, the space has forever been evolving to cover all aspects of transportation. Today the space is so dynamic in modes and business models, that almost every year there are innovative businesses springing […]

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How COVID-19 will change the world’s 13,000 ‘microcities’ for good

This article was originally published by Sarah Wray on Cities Today, the leading news platform on urban mobility and innovation, reaching an international audience of city leaders. For the latest updates follow Cities Today on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube, or sign up for Cities Today News. From reinvented shopping malls to pedestrianized suburban neighborhoods […]

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