LeasePlan and Lightyear to deliver first solar lease car

LeasePlan Netherlands will collaborate with Dutch scale-up Lightyear, the first company in the world to develop an electric solar car for consumers. LeasePlan Netherlands will become Lightyear’s leasing partner for the Lightyear One, the first car produced by the company. The Pioneer Edition of the Lightyear One is expected to drive on Dutch roads in…

Environment, Jaffa Cakes and Kylie Jenner star in statistics of year

By Haroon Siddique Top prize goes to 90.5%, the proportion of plastic waste that has never been recycledThe environment, Jaffa Cakes and the reality star Kylie Jenner all feature in 2018’s statistics of the year.Among more serious statistics relating to poverty, gender equality and climate change, the Royal Statistical Society (RSS) highlighted the power of…

Electric Vehicles & Loud Pipes

By Daniel Rozell Based on sales trends and environmental necessity, electric vehicles (EVs) are the future. But one concern of increasing EV use is the potential effects on pedestrian safety. Several studies and common sense suggest that a near-silent EV poses a risk to pedestrians who are used to judging traffic by sound. This has…

New York announces increased energy efficiency & energy storage targets

By Michelle Froese New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that the New York State Public Service Commission approved two initiatives to dramatically increase New York’s energy efficiency and energy storage targets to combat climate change. The new energy efficiency target for investor-owned utilities will more than double utility energy efficiency progress by 2025, reducing…

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