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Mayor Boris Johnson’s plan calls for more charging stations and steeper congestion-pricing discounts for electric vehicles, the Independent reports. 

July 29, 2015

Electric coaches may replace the traffic-clogged city’s 3,000 diesel-powered buses, the National News Bureau of Thailand says.

June 3, 2015

Electric-powered versions of rickshaws, a transportation staple throughout Asia and the Global South, will be marketed to U. S. cities, the AP reports. 

May 28, 2015

Electric and fuel-cell vehicles could account for 20 percent of the U. S. bus market by 2030, National Geographic reports.

March 17, 2015

Vietnam’s third largest city also hopes to encourage more residents to switch to public transit, VietNamNet reports. 

March 9, 2015

The city will test electric-diesel buses that can be recharged wirelessly to gauge if they should be deployed widely, Transport for London announced.

August 29, 2014

Battery-operated rickshaws will replace natural gas-powered models in Delhi, the Times of India reports. 

July 9, 2014

A new initiative will introduce 100,000 silent, emission-free electric trikes to Manila and other Philippine cities, but environmentalists are worried, Next City reports.

June 16, 2014

Paris-based Autolib is eyeing London for its next launch of electric-car sharing, the Christian Science Monitor reports. 

March 25, 2014

London finds a way to preserve its double-decker buses while also making them greener, according to Transport for London.

March 13, 2014

Visitors to one of Malaysia’s top destinations will ride Melaka’s first-ever electric bus, Bernama reports.

January 17, 2014

In the southeast China city, some 50 automated garages renting electric vehicles by the hour are expected to be open by March, Forbes reports.

January 8, 2014

The effort to exchange autos for electric versions will begin as early as March, says the Danish Architecture Centre.

January 2, 2014

A new ordinance requires parking garages and surface lots to add 10,000 spaces where electric vehicles can recharge, according to Green Car Reports.

December 23, 2013

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October 13, 2013
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