First-of-its-kind hybrid electric ferry boat to take maiden voyage in SF Bay – East Bay Times
On Thursday, one small ferry boat company will make one giant stride for the maritime industry and the environment as the Enhydra, a first-of-its-kind hybrid electric ferry, takes its maiden voyage in the San Francisco Bay.
At 128-feet long, carrying up to 600 passengers, the Enhydra is the largest aluminum-hulled passenger vessel built in the United States to be powered with lithium-ion batteries and plug-in electric technology, according to its operator, Red and White Fleet.
It’s the “Prius” of ferry boats, said Tom Escher, the company’s president.
First-of-its-kind hybrid electric ferry boat to take maiden...
Seems the poor slobs trying to sue, more than make semi tractors is pretty much on its very last dying gasp.
Next .... bankruptcy? after all, the shakedown attempt to get money to say afloat failed
poor @Lucifer will have to find more FUD to troll with - shouldn't be hard though with so many shorters feeding the trolls.
Source: Automakers Won’t Change EV Development Plans | Design News
Despite a move by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to freeze automotive fuel efficiency standards, automakers and their suppliers are likely to continue down the existing path toward electrification, experts said.
There are two big reasons for automakers to stay the course, they stated. First, the global market will push them toward electrification, no matter what the EPA does. Second, a lengthy court battle between the EPA and the state of California is imminent, and automakers are unlikely to change their plans until they know the legal outcome.
“There’s going to be a long, drawn-out battle, and it will probably go all the way to the Supreme Court,” Sam Abuelsamid, senior analyst for Navigant...
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