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This week Tesla Motors staked its claim to having what is now the fastest production car ever manufactured in history: its new Model S can go from 0 to 60 MPH in 2.5 seconds.
Today, United Technologies, TriplePundit, and a lively online audience discussed how breakthrough innovation takes a commitment of time and resources to create large impacts on environmental sustainability.
Says CEO Mark Fields: “Ford will be mass-producing vehicles with full autonomy, within five years. That means there will be no steering wheel, no gas pedals and no brake pedals.”
A bloc of Australian banks is petitioning the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to make Apple give them the secret to Apple Pay and NFC technology. This case represents the growing potential for disruption of the banking system by digital currency.
SPECIAL SERIES: Sustainable Innovation: The Patience to Get it Right
Arnold Schwarzenegger’s hydrogen highway fell far short of fulfilling its goals a decade ago. But that doesn’t mean hydrogen lacks a future, as lessons learned allowed the industry to rise again.
This week we’re talking to The Water Council, which describes itself as “a globally connected epicenter for freshwater research, innovation, education and business development”.
InterContinental Hotels Group, the parent corporation of popular hotel brands like Holiday Inn, spearheaded a certification program that requires its 5,000 or so franchises to meet environmental benchmarks. Interestingly, hotels aren’t just meeting the minimum requirements, they are reaching beyond them.
For many businesses, buying energy has been simplified into a regular routine. But that ‘set-it-and-forget-it’ mindset could cost your company money.
A Super Bowl can have an impact of $200 million to $500 million on the local economy in which the game is played. Bu, keeping that money in the community has always been a challenge.
Michael Grasso, chief marketing officer of Sunrun, looks to the future of energy storage in light of the recent White House commitment on storage technology.
A revolution is underfoot in which each utility customer has the potential to become its own mini-power plant and a supplier of electricity.
Some observers question the viability of the marketplace lending business model and predict that Lending Club’s trouble marks the beginning of an end. But while it may be under fire in the personal finance space, marketplace lending is stronger than ever in sectors like commercial solar that have stagnated due to limited access to capital.
Last week in the Chinese coastal city of Qinhuangdao, a massive electric vehicle that can drive over two lanes of automobile traffic made its debut.