California ferry operator Angel Island plans to convert a vessel that ferries visitors to Angel Island State park to electric drive. The repowered ferry is to begin operation in 2024. PG&E‘s EV Fleet Program will support the installation of charging infrastructure via construction support and financial incentives. The utility plans to bolster electricity transmission to… Read more »
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GM aspires to stop selling ICE cars by 2035, will roll out 30 pure EVs by 2025
GM has thrown down the electric gauntlet to the auto industry, announcing plans to become carbon-neutral by 2040, and to set “science-based targets” to achieve carbon neutrality. GM worked with the Environmental Defense Fund to “develop a shared vision of an all-electric future and an aspiration to eliminate tailpipe emissions from new light-duty vehicles by… Read more »
Torqeedo’s 20 hp equivalent electric outboard motor
Torqeedo has added a new model to its line of electric marine propulsion systems. The Cruise 10.0 is a 20-horsepower-equivalent, emission-free outboard that can plane light boats at speeds up to 28 mph and move 3-10 ton displacement hulls at up to 9 mph. The Cruise 10.0’s electronically commutated, brushless DC motor provides up to… Read more »
New report: Marine hybrid propulsion market to reach $4.46 billion by 2022
A new market study from Transparency Market Research (TMR) projects that global revenue from the marine hybrid propulsion market will grow from $2.24 billion in 2013 to $4.46 billion in 2022. In “Marine Hybrid Propulsion Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2014 – 2022,” TMR finds that tightening environmental restrictions… Read more »