Tag: Ecology

Toyota Ranked Last Among Top Carmakers For Its Electrification Efforts, GM First

Toyota, Honda, and Nissan ranked lowest in Greenpeace’s Auto Environmental Guide 2022, but all automakers will have to do more to decarbonize the industry if we are to stay within the 1.5°C goal agreed to in the Paris Climate Agreement to save ourselves from worse impacts of climate change. The advocacy group said it looked […]

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Toyota Kicks Hino Out Of Industry Group Working Towards Electrification Over Emissions Fraud

Hino Motors has been expelled from the Commercial Japan Partnership Technologies Corporation (CJPT) by Toyota, the company that owns a majority stake in the truckmaker. The move comes just a year after Hino joined the commercial vehicle consortium whose goal is to speed the transition to battery electric, hydrogen, and fuel cell vehicles. Akio Toyoda, […]

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Majority Of U.S. EV Buyers Made The Switch For The Tech, Not The Planet

According to a new study commissioned by Polestar, 55 percent of U.S. EV owners bought their vehicles for reasons other than the environmental benefits. Respondents, instead, pointed to in-vehicle technology, seamless connectivity, and infotainment systems as more important in their decision to buy an electric vehicle than the powertrain and the consequent lack of local […]

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Electric Volvo Construction Equipment Can Now Be Ordered With A Solar-Powered Charger

Beam Global and Volvo CE (the arm of the company that makes construction equipment) announced a partnership today that will allow customers to bundle electric vehicles and charging equipment in one purchase. Along with, say, an L25 Electric wheel loader, customers can also buy an off-grid, emissions-free, and permit-free charging station for their construction site. […]

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