IKEA to use electric vehicles for home delivery in five global cities by 2020

17 Sep
Electric-car charging stations at Ikea store parking lotIf you’re waiting for the IKEA delivery truck carrying your new Liatorp media storage set to roll up, you may need to listen listen closely. The vehicle it rolls up in will likely be silent. The Swedish furniture and home goods giant said last week that it plans to make all home deliveries in Amsterdam, Los Angeles, New York, Paris, and...

China halts production of 500-plus gas-guzzling cars

2 Jan
Coal power plant in ChinaChina’s Vehicle Technology Service Center has announced a large-scale stop-sale of various gas guzzling cars, including some that are effective January 1st. The move is part of the Chinese government’s ongoing efforts to curb pollution and promote electric vehicles. All told, carmakers must halt production of 553 vehicles, including...