Jeremy Hodges

Business, Technology, Fuel

Electric Trucks Could Save Europe 11 Billion Barrels of Oil Through 2050

A Mercedes-Benz eActros electric cargo truck, left, and a Mercedes-Benz Vito electric van A Mercedes-Benz eActros electric cargo truck (left) stands beside a Mercedes-Benz Vito electric van during the Daimler AG shareholder meeting in Berlin on April 5. (Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg)

Transforming the European Union’s truck fleet to electric and hydrogen vehicles from diesel-powered engines could cut oil use by as much as 11 billion barrels through 2050, or more than two years’ worth of imports.

Jeremy Hodges | Bloomberg News
September 6, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Electric Buses Starting to Dampen Demand for Diesel

A double decker electric bus stands at the BYD Coach and Bus factory in Lancaster, Calif. (Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg)

Electric buses were seen as a joke at an industry conference in Belgium seven years ago when Chinese manufacturer BYD Co. showed an early model.

Jeremy Hodges | Bloomberg News
April 24, 2018