Phil Covington holds an MBA in Sustainable Management from Presidio Graduate School. In the past, he spent 16 years in the freight transportation and logistics industry. Today, Phil's writing focuses on transportation, forestry, technology and matters of sustainability in business.

Inside Ford’s Virtual Reality Labs

We visit Ford’s Virtual Reality labs in Dearborn, Michigan, to check out the innovative ways the automaker uses VR to bring new vehicles to market.

Ford Bets Big on Electric Vehicles, Invests In U.S. Plant

Ford’s decision to replace a new plant in Mexico with 700 new American jobs got major headlines this week. But the company’s $4.5 billion investment in vehicle electrification also deserves a closer look.

The Unintended Consequences Of Trump’s 35 Percent Import Tax Proposal

In one interpretation of the scenario, Trump’s plan would reward foreign-owned companies over domestic ones. Imagine the uproar from CEOs of American firms, who would quickly point out that the supposedly ‘free’ market is now instead skewed in favor of foreign firms. Such tampering of the market is about as far away from conservative ideals as you could possibly imagine from a Republican president, and it would help neither American companies nor American consumers.

Will Trump Policies Kill The Electric Car?

While the Trump administration appears bearish on climate and air pollution action, market forces still favor growth in the EV market, albeit slow.

Ford Sets Aggressive Goals For Water Savings

Back in 2000, Ford invested in a fact-finding mission to save water — and money along with it. The automaker saved 10.6 billion gallons of water between 2000 and 2015. And that’s just a start.

Super Bowl 50 Aims To Be the Greenest Ever

The Super Bowl 50 Host Committee says this year’s game will be the greenest one yet. The committee aims to achieve a “green legacy” by putting together what it describes as a “net-positive” event.