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UTC's Otis to supply escalators in Shanghai aviation hub

Patricia Daddona |

Farmington-based Otis Elevator said 279 of its escalators and moving walkways will be used in a new satellite terminal to be built as part of the Shanghai Pudong International Airport expansion in...

CT rebellion against federal rail plan grows — and may have impact


A rebellion that began in Old Lyme and has spread along coastal Connecticut is pressing the federal government to make big changes in an ambitious plan to bring high-speed rail to the Northeast, and...

CT coalition opposes direct EV-sales bill

Patricia Daddona |

Business and labor groups said Wednesday they have joined forces to oppose legislation that would allow the direct sale in Connecticut of electric vehicles, including Tesla automobiles.

DOT seeks feedback on I-84 Hartford interchange project

Patricia Daddona |

On April 20 and 25, the state Department of Transportation will host planning sessions in Hartford and East Hartford to get feedback from the public on its highway renovation plans.

State DOT drops study of mileage tax


A political football in state transportation debates for the past two years — the concept of a mileage-based tax on motorists — apparently is no longer even a subject of research at the...

Tolland firm snares Canadian EV charger pact

Patricia Daddona |

Tolland business developer Lot 78 Inc. says it has signed an exclusive marketing deal to introduce its Juice Bar electric vehicle charger to the Canadian market.

Tesla advocates recruit array of supporters


An ad hoc, varied coalition of environmental groups, Mohegan Sun, commercial property owners, and renewable energy organizations and companies wrote to state legislative leaders Wednesday urging them...

Tesla direct-sale proposal unfair to auto manufacturers

Amy Brink | 4

Decades ago, states across America passed a series of laws requiring the sale of motor vehicles through independent franchised car dealers, thereby making direct sale by manufacturers illegal.

UConn joins $35M advanced materials research consortium

Patricia Daddona |

UConn is one of several research institutions participating in the Toyota Research Institute's (TRI) $35 million initiative to accelerate design and discovery of advanced materials for use in...

Tolland firm's EV charging station gets federal approval

Patricia Daddona |

Tolland business development firm Lot 78 Inc. said Tuesday the U.S. federal government has authorized the sale of its electric vehicle (EV) charging station and its products to federal facilities...

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