World’s First Battery-Electric Freight Train Unveiled in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh-based rail company Wabtec has unveiled the first battery-electric freight train. Dubbed the FLXdrive, this locomotive is a strong first step toward sustainability in railway shipping, an industry that’s responsible for about a quarter of all U.S. transportation emissions. Unfortunately, it’s still just a first step in a very long process.

Hyundai’s Concept Hybrid Sportscar Uses Hydrogen Instead of Gasoline

Hyundai is on a mission to replace gasoline with next-gen hydrogen fuel cells, and although the automaker is currently focused on industrial applications for hydrogen, it also wants to see hydrogen in the consumer market. That’s why Hyundai is showing off the Vision FK, a concept hybrid sports car that runs on a hydrogen fuel cell and rechargeable battery.

Tesla Quietly Delays the Cybertruck

In what probably comes as no surprise to many people, Tesla has just quietly confirmed that its electric pickup truck, the Cybertruck, is delayed to 2022. This comes after months of hinting at a possible production delay, but hopefully, it won’t be for too long.

Waymo and Cruise Take First Step Toward Autonomous Taxis In San Francisco

You know that friend who talks about moving to California but never goes through with it? Well, Waymo and Cruise are finally putting their money where their mouth is. After years of planning, the autonomous rideshare companies have both applied for permits to deploy their self-driving vehicles for controlled taxi and delivery services in San Francisco, according to a report by Reuters.
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