Royal Mail’s Newest Delivery Office Will Have An All-Electric Fleet

Good News Notes: “Royal Mail has announced the launch of its first 100% electric Delivery Office. The Bristol East Central Delivery Office recently had its 23 diesel delivery and collection vans replaced by fully electric ones. The office’s entire fleet — collection and delivery vehicles — is now made up of electric vehicles. To support this transition,…

Foster + Partners Unveils Multi-Generational, Sustainable Quarter In Bangkok

Good News Notes: “located on the outskirts of bangkok, thailand, ‘the forestias’ by foster + partners, takes shape as a new residential-led masterplan with a large forest as a focal point. the project approaches the coexistence between contemporary city life and the template of traditional thai houses, promoting flexible community spaces focused on the idea of well-being. in an…

Brisbane’s GMG says new aluminium battery can charge 20 to 60 times faster

Good News Notes: “Brisbane-based clean technology company Graphene Manufacturing Group says its graphene aluminium-ion batteries can charge as much as 60-times faster than the best lithium-ion batteries, and are also longer-lasting and much safer, with a lower environmental impact than traditional batteries. GMG was founded to develop energy storage products using its own in-house proprietary…

GM’s Ultium partners with Li-Cycle to expand U.S. EV battery recycling

Good News Notes: “General Motors announced Tuesday that its Ultium battery joint venture with LG Chem is partnering with Li-Cycle to expand America’s battery recycling capabilities, promising to return up to 100% of the valuable materials used in battery construction to the market for re-use.  “Our combined efforts with Ultium Cells will be instrumental in redirecting…

Cadillac rolls out $60,000 Lyriq EV as it phases out gas engines

Good News Notes: “The all-electric Lyriq crossover will mark the beginning of the end for traditional internal combustion engines at Cadillac when the new EV arrives in dealer showrooms in the first half of next year. The Lyriq, Cadillac’s first EV, is the start of a new lineup of electric cars and SUVs for the…

Solectrac donates electric tractor to Jack Johnson’s nonprofit in Hawaii

Good News Notes: “Electric tractor manufacturer Solectrac announced it has delivered its first Compact Electric Tractor (CET) in Oahu, Hawaii. The fully-electric tractor was donated to the Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded by musician Jack Johnson and his wife, Kim, that supports environmental education in the schools and communities of Hawaii. Solectrac was founded…

Shetland electric cars can now be fuelled purely by the power of the sea

Good News Notes: “Nova Innovation’s tidal turbines have been powering local homes and businesses for more than five years. The company has now created an electric vehicle charge point on the island of Yell where drivers can fill up using tidal energy. The charge point is located on the shores of Bluemull Sound, at Cullivoe…