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Minerals & Materials

More Electricity Production Key to EU’s Green Future

Most fears around Europe’s energy crisis have dissipated thanks to a warm winter and emergency measures adopted by the European Union (EU) and its members. EU countries seem to have some breathing room as they implement their ambitious plan to speed up the deployment of renewables and zero-emission vehicles Read More

January 23, 2023
topics: critical minerals, Electric Vehicles, supply chains
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Advancing Mobility

Eyewitness to Transformation: from Tunes to Transport

Twelve years ago, I left one industry undergoing a profound technology transformation – music - and joined another: automobiles. Read More

January 23, 2023
topics: autonomous vehicles, autonomy
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Transportation Electrification

Unlock Electrification at Scale by Harmonizing Fleets with the Grid

Fleets have higher vehicle miles traveled than passenger vehicles, offering the greatest emissions reduction potential per vehicle over individual owners. Read More

December 09, 2022
topics: Electric Vehicles, Grid & Infrastructure
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Advancing Mobility

After TradeLens: Where Does the Global Shipping Industry Go from Here?

Freight sector industry leaders widely considered TradeLens to have been a disruptive force across supply chains, making important strides in advancing the digitalization of global trade. Read More

December 08, 2022
topics: Digitalization, Freight, supply chain
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Advancing Mobility

Acting While We Talk: Freight Efficiency Improvements Benefit People and Planet

The UN Climate Summit—COP27—currently underway in Egypt is a mammoth climate gathering where lots of committed people discuss a lot of complicated things. Read More

November 13, 2022
topics: COP27, Freight
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Advancing Mobility

The UK Brings Its Shipping Rules Out of the Victorian Era and into the Digital Age

Lawmakers in the United Kingdom will soon bring much-needed change to trade laws that have remained largely the same since Queen Victoria sat on the throne, bringing the U.K.’s shipping rules into the electronic age and paving the way for the digital transformation of global trade.   Read More

November 07, 2022
topics: Freight, supply chain
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Advancing Mobility

Did California Just Kill Shared Micromobility?

California is undermining its own stated goals to shift to sustainable transportation—and regulators around the world should take note to avoid making similar mistakes. Read More

October 26, 2022
topics: shared mobility
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Transportation Electrification

Electric vehicles can help break our addiction to oil

The United States is hooked on oil for transportation and Virginians are paying the price. We are the world’s largest consumer of petroleum, accounting for one-fifth of the world’s daily supply. Read More

October 18, 2022
topics: Electric Vehicles, Oil and Gas
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Transportation Electrification

EV provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act protect our national security

The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 is the most significant piece of legislation to advance electric vehicles (EVs) in the nation’s history. Read More

August 25, 2022
topics: Electric Vehicles
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Transportation Electrification

Making Good Financial E-mobility Decisions for Your Fleet

E-mobility can make a lot of sense financially for many fleets, from transit vehicles to work trucks. Read More

March 30, 2022
topics: Electric Vehicles
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Transportation Electrification

EV Sales Skyrocketing, But Not Fast Enough

Some of the largest automakers unveiled a slew of new commitments and spending plans to scale up their electric vehicle lineups at the start of the year. Read More

topics: Electric Vehicles
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Energy Security

U.S. Becomes Largest LNG Exporter. Why that May Mean Costlier Gas at Home

The U.S. recently jumped into the top spot as the world’s largest exporter of liquefied natural gas, overtaking Qatar and Australia. Read More

topics: Oil and Gas
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Energy Security

Oil Market Heading for Surplus

The emergence of the Omicron variant in late November ended the year-long oil price rally, but analysts are still trying to gauge the full impact. Read More

topics: Oil and Gas
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Energy Security

Biden Abandons Plans to Curtail Drilling on Federal Lands

The oil and gas industry has tried to pin extreme market volatility on the clean energy transition and higher prices on government policies restricting fossil fuel production Read More

topics: Oil and Gas
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Energy Security

IEA Sees Renewables Overtaking Fossil Fuels and Nuclear by 2026

A record volume of renewable energy is expected to come online in 2021, with 290 gigawatts of new capacity. That surpasses 2020’s record, when renewables accounted for all of the new electricity capacity installed worldwide. Read More

topics: Oil and Gas, sustainability
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Energy Security

Biden Taps SPR, But Remains at the Mercy of OPEC+

The U.S. government announced that it would release oil from the strategic petroleum reserve in coordination with a handful of other countries in an effort to tame oil prices. Read More

topics: Oil and Gas
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Energy Security

IEA: Oil Price “Reprieve” On The Way

After months of oil prices steadily climbing amid a tightening market, the worldwide rally may soon take a breather. Read More

topics: Oil and Gas
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Energy Security

Russia’s Role in Europe’s Gas Crisis

Natural gas prices have spiked worldwide, with price surges most acutely felt in Europe. Read More

topics: Geopolitics, Oil and Gas
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Energy Security

Biden Can’t Fix Short-Term Energy Prices, But Can Accelerate Transition

The global spike in commodity prices has resulted in expensive gasoline, which is always a political headache for whichever political party is in power. Read More

topics: Oil and Gas