MIT Energy Initiative report charts pathways for sustainable personal transportation

Technological innovations, policies, and behavioral changes will all be needed to reach Paris climate agreement targets.

Kathryn Luu | MIT Energy Initiative • mit
Nov. 19, 2019 ~10 min

Tags: cities sustainability energy china policy infrastructure electric-vehicles emissions research autonomous-vehicles automobiles mit-energy-initiative-mitei alternative-energy joint-program-on-the-science-and-policy-of-global-change oil-and-gas

MIT researchers collaborate with Lamborghini to develop an electric car of the future | MIT News

Research from the Dinca and Hart labs, paired with Lamborghini’s “hypercar” concept, will result in the Terzo Millenio, an electric sports car for the third millennium.

Danielle Randall | Department of Chemistry • mit
Nov. 17, 2017 ~3 min

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Team led by MIT engineers places second at Pikes Peak International Hill Climb | MIT News

Motorcycle completes 12.5 miles, 156 turns for a second-place finish in the race's Electric Bike Division.

Camilla Brinkman | Edgerton Center • mit
July 11, 2016 ~5 min

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MIT Energy Initiative awards nine seed fund grants for early-stage energy research | MIT News

Winning teams will use grants to advance research in areas including fuel cells, solar-powered desalination, and impacts of electric vehicle charging on the power grid.

MIT Energy Initiative • mit
April 25, 2016 ~6 min

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