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Lyft Running Autonomous Electric Fleet Powered By ‘100% Renewable Energy’ https://t.co/zERpEbaUq5

Lyft Running Autonomous Electric Fleet Powered By ‘100% Renewable Energy’ https://t.co/zERpEbaUq5

Ride-hailing company Lyft has committed to make sure that its fleet of electric, autonomous vehicles will be powered by “100% renewable energy.” That doesn’t mean that all of these electric vehicles will only receive power through renewable energy like wind and solar. Lyft will use that fleet as the benchmark for purchasing renewable energy credits that offset any of the emissions associated with charging its electric autonomous vehicles – and operating non-electric vehicles in the automated fleet, the company said. The “100% renewable energy” campaign will start with its recently enacted partnership with self-driving tech supplier NuTonomy. The two companies will be deploying a fleet of autonomous EVs on the streets of Boston starting later this year during a public trial project. Lyft hopes that going this route will provide one billion rides per year using these autonom...

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