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Amsterdam May Ban All Fossil Vehicles By 2030 — Legacy Auto Lobby Responds With FUD

May 4th, 2019 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland

The Alderwoman of Amsterdam, Sharon Dijksma, is advancing the city's Clean Air Action Plan towards a ban of all fossil burning vehicles by 2030. Current transport-related air pollution in the city is the equivalent of smoking 6 cigarettes per day, reducing average life expectancy by 3 months. The auto industry lobby is up in arms, calling the plan "bizzare, beyond all reality." The city council will debate the measures from the end of May, with a final decision by the summer


Urban Electric’s Pop-Up Charge Point Could Solve Curbside Urban Charging Challenges

July 24th, 2018 | by Kyle Field

Urban Electric has developed a unique plug-in vehicle charger designed specifically for residential urban curbside charging. The UEone pop-up charger remains out of sight until it is needed. Then the charge point lifts up out of the ground to allow for charging vehicles. This approach clearly has multiple benefits, and with an installation depth of only 405 mm (16 inches), the device is well suited for installation in many urban residential neighborhoods



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