IEA kicks off training week on energy efficiency in Tbilisi, Georgia

IEA kicks off training week on energy efficiency in Tbilisi, Georgia

Participants from 11 countries gathered in Georgia for the IEA for EU4Energy Efficiency Training Week (Photograph: IEA) TBILISI – The International Energy Agency kicked-off the IEA for EU4Energy Energy Efficiency Training Week in Tbilisi today bringing 150 participants from 11 countries across Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia. The five-day programme, organized in partnership with […]

Vacuum Maker to Develop an Electric Car

Vacuum Maker to Develop an Electric Car

When you think of an electric car , you probably don’t think of driving one made by the same company that gives vacuums their oomph. That may change. Late last month, the billionaire inventor James Dyson (the guy behind the beloved bagless vacuum ) announced over Twitter that his company has begun working on a […]

A Boost for Electric Buses

A Boost for Electric Buses

The U.S. government is issuing $55 million in federal grants to fund four dozen projects that will replace aging internal-combustion buses with efficient, cleaner transportation. Zero-emission technologies are maturing in transportation, and taxpayer-backed projects across 39 states help kick-start greener mass transit. Migration toward electric buses is picking up speed, partly due to longer-lasting batteries […]

First Look: The electrifying 2020 Polestar 1 coupe is the first of three future electrified vehicles from Volvo

First Look: The electrifying 2020 Polestar 1 coupe is the first of three future electrified vehicles from Volvo

The 2020 Polestar 1 is a new grand touring coupe from Volvo, providing more than 90 miles of driving range and an electric powertrain supported by an internal combustion engine. Volvo is transforming its performance sub-brand, Polestar, into an electric vehicle manufacturer, and has outlined its plan to bring three vehicles to market early in […]

Volvo Unveils a Direct Challenge to Tesla

Volvo Unveils a Direct Challenge to Tesla

SHANGHAI – In a direct challenge to Tesla Inc., Volvo Cars unveiled its first high-performance electric-car model in Shanghai on Tuesday, doubling down on its commitment to make only electric or hybrid vehicles starting in 2019. Polestar, a new stand-alone premium electric-vehicle company owned by Volvo, will bring its first two vehicles to market that […]