In this issue:
Hydrogen and surface transportation
Can electric vehicles power the grid?
The short and long views of automated trucking
Journey to work data: surprising changes
Trucking industry proposes less Highway Trust Fund revenue
Hydrogen and Surface Transportation
In previous issues of this newsletter I have highlighted studies by the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) that estimated the carbon footprint of large trucks powered either by batteries or hydrogen fuel cells. For the largest U.S. trucks—Class 8 vehicles that are especially important for long-distance hauling—the numbers clearly revealed hydrogen as more viable than batteries. The overall carbon footprint was lower, the range was