The heavy objects are meant to act as a deterrent to anyone planning an attack like the one in Berlin.
New York City
Electric vehicles may still be largely confined to pockets of the US but, slowly, more cities and governments are putting weight behind the technology and infrastructure. The latest to do so is New York City. NYC mayor Bill de Blasio announced a plan Tuesday to replace 2,000 non-emergency city vehicles with electric models by 2025, roughly one-fifth of the overall government vehicle fleet, The New York Times reported.This isn't the first time the city of New York has purchased electric vehicles,
Recently elected New York City mayor Bill de Blasio inaugurated his "Vision Zero" plan last year to reduce traffic deaths in The Big Apple to zero by 2024. The numbers for 2014 show the initiative is headed in the right direction: pedestrian deaths dropped to an all-time low of 132, down from 179 in 2013.
Longtime electric-vehicle drivers will tell you that, when it comes maximizing efficiency while driving, smoothness counts. And it looks like the same goes for the electricity of the buildings charging those vehicles. Which is why General Electric is running a pilot program of plug-in vehicle chargers in New York, Wired reports.
Sometimes, the stories that lead to cars turning up at auction are as interesting as the vehicles themselves. That's absolutely the case with the Peter Max (pictured above) collection of vintage Chevrolet Corvette models that are scheduled to cross the block in the spring of 2016.
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