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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.
Electric coaches may replace the traffic-clogged city’s 3,000 diesel-powered buses, the National News Bureau of Thailand says.
Electric-powered versions of rickshaws, a transportation staple throughout Asia and the Global South, will be marketed to U. S. cities, the AP reports.
Electric and fuel-cell vehicles could account for 20 percent of the U. S. bus market by 2030, National Geographic reports.
Vietnam’s third largest city also hopes to encourage more residents to switch to public transit, VietNamNet reports.
The city will test electric-diesel buses that can be recharged wirelessly to gauge if they should be deployed widely, Transport for London announced.
Battery-operated rickshaws will replace natural gas-powered models in Delhi, the Times of India reports.
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.
Paris-based Autolib is eyeing London for its next launch of electric-car sharing, the Christian Science Monitor reports.
London finds a way to preserve its double-decker buses while also making them greener, according to Transport for London.
Visitors to one of Malaysia’s top destinations will ride Melaka’s first-ever electric bus, Bernama reports.
In the southeast China city, some 50 automated garages renting electric vehicles by the hour are expected to be open by March, Forbes reports.
The effort to exchange autos for electric versions will begin as early as March, says the Danish Architecture Centre.
A new ordinance requires parking garages and surface lots to add 10,000 spaces where electric vehicles can recharge, according to Green Car Reports.
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