Category Archives: Transport

26Oct/21

Hertz Invests in Largest Electric Vehicle Rental Fleet and Partners with Seven-Time Super Bowl Champion Tom Brady to Headline New Campaign

As consumer interest in electric vehicles (EV) skyrockets, Hertz today is announcing a significant investment to offer the largest EV rental fleet in North America and one of the largest in the world. This includes an initial order of 100,000 Teslas by the end of 2022 and new EV charging infrastructure across the company’s global operations. Continue reading

25Oct/21

Vertical & Heathrow to collaborate on future of urban air mobility

Vertical Aerospace (“Vertical”), the global aerospace and technology company that is pioneering zero-emissions aviation, today announces a collaboration with Heathrow Airport to explore how Vertical’s VA-X4 electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) vehicle could operate from Heathrow by the mid-2020s. Continue reading

21Sep/21

Finding the correct car battery is half the battle: Exide unveils new Battery Finder features

Exide Technologies (www.exidegroup.com) – When it comes to correct fitment, the replacement process is as important as the battery itself. As well as providing market-leading fitment information, the advanced Exide Battery Finder tool from Exide Technologies helps guide car mechanics through the replacement process for passenger cars of the European parc, including hybrid and electric, and light commercial vehicles. Continue reading

19Sep/21

United Airlines Plans to Begin Flights Between Washington, D.C. and Lagos, Nigeria in November

United Airlines announced today that new service between Washington, D.C. and Lagos, Nigeria will begin November 29 (subject to government approval). The airline will operate three weekly flights connecting the U.S. capital to Nigeria’s largest city, which is also the top Western African destination for U.S-based travelers. Tickets will be available for sale on united.com and the United app this weekend. Continue reading

11Sep/21

Milan to Power Fleet of 1200 eBuses Not Only with Clean Energy, But Also Green Power Infrastructure

Schneider Electric’s innovative and sustainable technologies are at the heart of the renewed medium-voltage electrical distribution system, delivered by Alstom for Milan’s Azienda Trasporti Milanesi bus depots in Viale Sarca and Giambellino. Continue reading

06Sep/21

Hyundai Mobis reveals its vision, ‘Mobis Mobility Move’ to become a partner in the European market at IAA Mobility 2021

Hyundai Mobis(KRX: 012330), the global no.7 automotive supplier, announced ‘Mobis Mobility Move’, a vision to become the electrified mobility partner for the consumers in the European market with competitive edges in electrification and future mobility technologies. Continue reading

31Aug/21

Driving Will be Outlawed by 2050, says IDTechEx

Autonomous cars will match or exceed human safety by 2024, after which they will grow rapidly at a CAGR of 30% finds IDTechEx’s new report ‘Autonomous Cars, Robotaxis & Sensors 2022–2042’. By the 2040s, they will be capable of fulfilling the world’s mobility needs without a single collision. So why should humans be allowed to continue driving? Continue reading

20Aug/21

ALYI Building Diverse Electric Motorcycle Fleet For Global Taxi Market Starting In Africa

Alternet Systems, Inc. (USOTC: ALYI) (“ALYI”) has undertaken an initiative to transition the millions of motorcycles deployed as taxis (boda boda) in Africa from combustion engine vehicles to electric vehicles (EV). From Africa, ALYI plans to expand into the motorcycle taxi market globally. The global motorcycle taxi market was valued by Verified Market Research at $16 billion in 2018 and expected to grow to over $29 billion by 2026. Continue reading

14Aug/21

ALYI CEO Prepares Report On EV Pilot Waypoint In Nairobi And Addis Ababa

Alternet Systems, Inc. (USOTC: ALYI) (“ALYI”) CEO Dr. Randell Torno is back in Dallas after waypoint meetings in Nairobi managing the company’s ongoing Electric Vehicle Pilot Program. Dr. Torno also visited Addis Ababa in conjunction with an anticipated expansion of the pilot into Ethiopia. Continue reading