Author Archive for Eddie Fidler

Northeast States Address Emissions with Transport Cap-and-Invest Program

Leaders of nine member-states of the Transportation & Climate Initiative have committed to create a regional transportation policy to drive down emissions and strengthen economies in the same stroke. The intention is to employ a market mechanism such as “cap-and-invest”. This device does two things: provides a mechanism to force emissions down and channels funding for transition to cleaner transport.

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3D Scanning Across the Value Chain

3D Scanning systems use laser or structured light technologies to generate a point cloud rendering of objects. This has value chain applications including inventory management, manufacturing quality, and insuring that warehouses and factories get built on time, on budget.

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Why Fleets Will Drive Adoption of Electric Vehicles

The economics of elective vehicles will prove particularly favorable for fleet operations. This is particularly true for full-battery electric vehicles as opposed to plug-in hybrid vehicles. This article summarizes the economics of electric vehicles for freight delivery in urban environments.

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