Benjamin Romano

Business, Fuel, Logistics, TCA

Amazon Aviation Fuel Deal Adds to Demand for Lower-Emissions Alternatives

A Boeing 737 Prime Air cargo plane sits on display in Paris, France, in June 2019. A Boeing 737 Prime Air cargo plane sits on display in Paris, France, in June 2019. (Jason Alden/Bloomberg News)

Amazon.com Inc. will buy an aviation fuel blend made from used fats, oils and greases over the next 12 months as it searches for ways to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions of its growing air cargo operations.

Benjamin Romano | The Seattle Times
July 9, 2020
Business, Technology, TCA

Amazon, DHL Among Founding Members of New Electric Vehicle Coalition

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos sits during an event in New Delhi, India, on Jan. 15. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos sits during an event in New Delhi, India, on Jan. 15. His company is one of the founding members of a new electric vehicle coalition. (Anindito Mukherjee/Bloomberg News)

Amazon and DHL are initial members of a new industry group set up to help companies electrify their vehicle fleets and support policies that enable electrification.

Benjamin Romano | The Seattle Times
January 22, 2020