The Week in Mobility News — 13 November 2020

  • Virgin Hyperloop successfully completes first passenger test — DesignBoom
  • Biden’s Build Back Better promises to provide every American city with “high-quality, zero-emissions public transportation options” —
  • Hyundai is reportedly in talks to buy Boston Dynamics — TechCrunch
  • Amazon Starts Air Cargo Arm in Europe With Jet Hub —
  • Electrify America opens 500th location —
  • The European Union has agreed to stricter rules on the sale and export of cyber-surveillance technologies like facial recognition and spyware — MIT Technology Review
  • Volvo Trucks North America announced it will begin selling its Volvo VNR Electric model in December — TransportTopics | Volvo Trucks
  • Porsche unveils concept that it killed —
  • Bentley to build only EVs from 2030 — The Guardian
  • Lithuania is paying residents to switch from ICE vehicles to electric scooters — The Next Web
  • Centrica, DPD UK, Royal Mail and BT and Openreach have joined the UK Electric Fleets Coalition Campaign to call for ICE vehicle ban from 2030 in the UK — Current+-
  • Shell reveals electric forecourt concept — autocar
  • Pride Group Enterprises have ordered 150 Tesla Semis —
  • New Electric Ford E-Transit revealed with 217 mile range — autocar



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