Katie Fehrenbacher, GreenBiz

Katie Fehrenbacher


San Francisco, CA, United States

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Past articles by Katie:

The top 25 most sustainable fleets

We've spent the past year following the most aggressive and most innovative transportation sustainability commitments and purchase deals done by organizations. → Read More

BMW, Ford, other automakers rev up carbon commitments

Some are using the struggles of the pandemic to lean into sustainability goals. The rising fortunes of companies like Tesla and Rivian are also motivators. → Read More

Lyft's 100% EV strategy requires a policy blitz

The unprecedented move will require an unprecedented leap forward in policies that can make electric vehicles affordable and beneficial for Lyft drivers within the next 10 years. → Read More

America is terrible at building things. Let's fix that, starting with transportation

Respected venture capitalist Marc Andreessen is calling for a resurgence of U.S. manufacturing and transportation projects. We should build things such as EV charging infrastructure, zero-emissions public transit and protected lanes for micromobility. → Read More

A conversation with Ford's sustainability leader

How will the No. 2 American automaker focus on sustainability amidst restructuring and major transformation? → Read More

5 hot technologies for cold trucking

Refrigerated trucks use a quarter more fuel (usually diesel) than non-refrigerated trucks do. These solutions could help reduce that impact. → Read More

10 questions on EVs for the CEO of Portland General Electric

How electric vehicles can be a net benefit to the grid. → Read More

The breakout biofuel for heavy-duty fleets

The strategy behind using "renewable diesel" is to reduce transportation emissions now, instead of later. → Read More

Dow embraces circularity . . . and fossil fuels

Dow is looking to lead on the circular economy — not so much on moving away from fossil fuels. → Read More

Why 'climate tech' is the new cleantech

Will the term crash and burn or will it find successes and help make real progress with the climate crisis? → Read More

Solar plane explorer's next mission: climate tech startups

What's harder, flying an around-the-world solar plane or finding a thousand profitable cleantech companies? → Read More

GM revs up all-electric, driverless answer to ride-hailing services

Automakers aren't yet taking the service business model all that seriously, but they should. → Read More

Uber and Lyft need to electrify

Whether they want to or not. → Read More

It's time for Silicon Valley to start buying electric commuter buses

Many big Bay Area companies such as Facebook and Genentech use large fleets of private commuter buses. This year more of these vehicles will run on batteries. → Read More

Here's how e-scooter and e-bike companies could embrace the circular economy

Shared micromobility services may reduce emissions, but the short lifespan of the scooters and bicycles raises questions about materials use and deeper supply-chain impacts. → Read More

Why batteries need artificial intelligence

From Toyota to Tesla to tech startups, improving battery life is key to unlocking sustainable transportation. Many see AI as the answer. → Read More

Companies are already decarbonizing shipping without electric fleets — here's how

For fleet managers, the key is in the logistics. These three tactics can cut costs and emissions. → Read More

How Anheuser-Busch plans to sustainably ship cold beer around the USA

The leader of the beverage maker's fleet decarbonization initiatives, Ingrid De Ryck, said the U.S. transportation industry is ready for a "breakthrough and innovative solution." → Read More

6 takeaways from the emissions deal between automakers and California

The industry doesn't want to be caught in the crosshairs in a war between the Golden State and the Environmental Protection Agency. → Read More

This undercover trend is electrifying trucks

As distribution logistics encourage regional delivery, the opportunity to electrify grows, too. → Read More