Electric scooters are not only the hottest holiday gift this season but can also play a part in sustainable urban transportation.
Cities are ahead of the game in the transition to a cleaner, more livable world and Madrid’s Mayor, Manuela Carmena, has boldly made the city a leading example by restricting private internal combustion engines from the city’s most iconic central district.
26 years after publishing the Toyota Earth Charter, the company has launched Mirai, a production fuel cell program which might win over the electric car.
Besides benefits, electric vehicles also bring risks associated with energy supply in the case that investments are not made in the grid and renewable infrastructure, their own environmental issues and the geo-politics associated with changing commodity demands
A switch to electric vehicles will transform the energy grid, improve the livability of cities, slow climate change and also have geo-political implications as well as potentially improving China’s global position in the industrial landscape.