Electric cargo bikes, especially four-wheeled versions that function as mini delivery vans, are becoming an increasingly common solution for mail delivery around the world. As the USPS struggles with its own delivery van ordering scandal, the latest example of alternative lightweight and efficient electric four-wheeler delivery vehicles sees yet another European country demonstrating the effectiveness
This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy. This week, we discuss our first drive of the Ford F-150 Lightning, Tesla’s plan to open its Supercharger network, Rivian’s Q1 2022 earnings, and more. This week’s episode is sponsored by TeslaShields.com: 10% off Tesla floor
A drone has been factored into Renault’s all-electric delivery solution alongside a battery-powered van and e-bike to permit companies to transport goods to bustling city centers without leaving a measurable carbon footprint. This week Renault Truck’s UK unit unveiled the E-Tech Master OptiModale delivery product, which outfits an electric van with a battery-powered bicycle and drone to provide
In order to understand the impacts of adopting rooftop solar in the United States, customer review and consumer news platform ConsumerAffairs polled 1,000 US homeowners about their views on and overall experience with solar panels. Here’s what the homeowners said. Reasons for – and against – adopting rooftop solar Homeowners who have installed solar panels
Rebekah Vardy’s agent appeared to admit leaking information about Coleen Rooney’s “car crash” to journalists, a court has heard.  During Vardy‘s third day in the witness box at the closely watched “Wagatha Christie” libel trial, jurors heard how an article was published in The Sun newspaper about Rooney crashing her Honda. Text messages between Vardy
DHL, the logistics giant, announced a deal with Volvo Trucks to cooperate on accelerating the electrification of its operations – starting with ordering a large fleet of electric trucks. DHL has been early among the big logistics companies to realize the potential of electrification in helping its business. The company quickly realized that converting its
The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) today held the lease sale for two offshore wind areas in Carolina Long Bay. Up to 16 prequalified bidders competed for lease rights for 110,091 acres off North Carolina’s and South Carolina’s shores. Together, they will result in at least 1.3 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind energy, enough to power nearly 500,000 homes.   Carolina Long
Ukraine’s Kalush Orchestra have been voted through to the grand final of the Eurovision Song Contest. It means the band have solidified their position as favourites in the competition. Others countries which also progressed from the first semi-final to Saturday’s final were Switzerland, Armenia, Iceland, Lithuania, Portugal, Norway, Greece, Moldova and the Netherlands. The UK,