Articles tagged “electric cars”

Airlines

3 Big Upsides for Travel From President Biden’s Infrastructure Plan

The years of infrastructure week memes are finally over with President Biden's $2 trillion proposal to upgrade and green America's infrastructure. But with battle lines already forming, can he get the package over the line in Congress?

3 Big Upsides for Travel From President Biden’s Infrastructure Plan

Hotels

No Escaping Climate Change for the Travel Industry Even When Covid-19 Becomes a Distant Memory

Masks, social distancing, and vaccines can't stop climate change. It isn't a competition to choose the most dire threat, climate change or Covid-19, because they are interrelated. But taking a long-term view, climate change will be an existential threat to the travel industry, and the world, even as coronavirus fades.

No Escaping Climate Change for the Travel Industry Even When Covid-19 Becomes a Distant Memory

Rail

Future of Electric Transportation Will Be on Two-Wheel Vehicles, Not Cars

Take off your Western blinders and see how much of the world gets around on pollution-heavy two-wheel vehicles. That's where the disruptive force of clean, electric transportation may lie.

Future of Electric Transportation Will Be on Two-Wheel Vehicles, Not Cars

Rental Cars

Self-Driving Cars, Electric Vehicles and the Future of Hitting the Road

The sharing economy hardly puts a dent in the fact that most American road trips occur with owned cars. But look out for brands adapting to electric vehicles before driverless cars change things completely.

Self-Driving Cars, Electric Vehicles and the Future of Hitting the Road

Rental Cars

China Pushes Drivers Toward Electric Vehicles out of Necessity

Consumer behavior is slow to evolve with pricey goods, but China is successfully forcing some change. Over time, with enough familiarity and charging stations, many may love their electric vehicles and start taking them on longer leisure trips.

China Pushes Drivers Toward Electric Vehicles out of Necessity

Rental Cars

Ola Pushes for a Million Electric Vehicles on India’s Roads by 2021

Making this push toward electric ridesharing vehicles might be expensive, but it could really help improve the air quality in the world's second-most populous country.

Ola Pushes for a Million Electric Vehicles on India’s Roads by 2021

Tourism

China to Use Tourism-Friendly Hainan Island as Test Case for Electric Vehicles

Think of China's Hainan island as test case for domestic tourism, gaming, and electric vehicle usage. In a country that faces a pollution crisis every time the direction of the wind changes, the Hainan electric vehicle experiment takes on added significance.

China to Use Tourism-Friendly Hainan Island as Test Case for Electric Vehicles

Rental Cars

Electric Taxis On the Road in London Are the Future as Mandated by Law

Even the iconic London taxi must give way to progress. In this case, much of the tradition is maintained, although the new cars don't pollute the air, and they're quiet.

Electric Taxis On the Road in London Are the Future as Mandated by Law

Rental Cars

Chinese Electric Car Maker NIO Gives Tesla Stiff Competition

How will electric cars with batteries that can be swapped out in three minutes impact vacationers on road trips, as well as the taxi, ridesharing, rail, and airline sectors? Perhaps the more pertinent question for now is whether NIO and others will out-innovate Tesla in the electric car arena.

Chinese Electric Car Maker NIO Gives Tesla Stiff Competition

Business Travel

Luxury Car Sales Soar as Brands Adapt to Electric, Connected Demands

Mirroring the larger luxury sector, car manufacturers are finding that a legacy brand is not enough to attract the interest of newly affluent customers. They must adapt to demands while maintaining their standard brand quality to thrive into the future.

Luxury Car Sales Soar as Brands Adapt to Electric, Connected Demands