SOLAR POWER OFFERS LOW-CARBON LIVING
Commuters wait at a solar-powered bus stop in Shenyang, capital of Northeast China's Liaoning province, April 19, 2014.[Photo/CFP]
URB-E: THE WORLD'S MOST COMPACT e-VEHICLE.
URB-E has a 20 mile range on a single charge, a top speed of 15mph, and can fold small enough to fit next to you on a train or bus.
KICKING VEHICLE EFFICIENCY INTO HIGH GEAR
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Tallinn, On 1 January 2013,
Estonia became the first European capital to extend free public transport to all of its residents. The results so far have been encouraging.(READ MORE).
ALSTOM Creating clean mobility solutions.
Part of our environmental philosophy is sustainable mobility: for 20 years we have placed environmental preservation at the heart of our development strategy. In doing so, we’re creating cleaner, more efficient transport systems for the whole rail market. With our unparalleled expertise in designing and manufacturing rail solutions, we are able to develop and offer information systems, infrastructure services and efficientrolling stock that are eco-designed to minimise waste throughout their lifetimes. (READ MORE).
ECO-FRIENDLY TRANSPORT GLOBAL IDEAS
Located on hill slopes, the city of Medellin uses cable cars to make local transport more efficient.
Project goal: Improving infrastructure in Medellin, making it greener and more convenient for the public
Project scale: Six cable car lines: three are already operating and a further three are under construction -Project investment: $43 million (2009)CO2 savings: 157,000 tons (2009) (READ MORE). http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xu1Bm4v18C4
CANTER ECO HYBRID.
Fuso Launches World's Most Environmentally Friendly Canter Eco Hybrid Light-Duty Truck in Europe At IAA Show in Hanover, Germany.
ECO-CABS JOIN CHANDINGARH'S PUBLIC TRANSPORT SERVICE
For residents in Chandigarh who feel overwhelmed by rapid motorization of their city, here’s some news to cheer. On June 25, the city authorities inaugurated an eco-cab service at Sukhna lake, a tourist attraction in Chandigarh.
EASTERN AIRLINES TO RUN COMMERCIAL FLIGHTS ON BIOFUEL.
By Joao Peixe | Thu, 25 April 2013 21:45 | 0
China Eastern Airlines has just announced that it will begin operating commercial flights which run on 100% http://oilprice.com/Latest-Energy-News/World-News/China-Eastern-Airlines-to-Run-Commercial-Flights-on-Biofuel.htmlbiofuel, having completed a successful trial of the renewable aviation fuel on Wednesday. (READ MORE)
GEF CITY CLUSTER ECO TRANSPORT PROJECT
The development objective of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) City Cluster Eco Transport Project for China is to assist the Government of China in enhancing transport efficiency, energy saving and CO2 emission reduction, by promoting and demonstrating multi modal transport integration in city clusters.(READ MORE).