The president-elect likely will withdraw federal lawsuits seeking to roll back California’s air-quality standards. Biden also plans to expand electric-vehicle purchase incentives and to build a network of 500,000 EV charging units by 2030.
The electric-bike technology eliminates the need for traditional chains, derailleurs, sprockets and handlebar controls. In place of a chain, a belt system is used, which Valeo says should reduce the most common maintenance issues cyclists encounter.
Extending the usable life of a tire is part of Michelin’s overall sustainability strategy, says Alexis Garcin, chairman and president of Michelin North America. In addition, the company is working to develop new sources of biomaterials.
Personal transportation is flourishing during the pandemic. Bike sales have soared, and cities have shut down streets to make space for cyclists. Car sales have boomed, and smart city planning is accelerating, according to Ford's study.