China’s new urbanization guidelines are a major environmental and planning step forward in the country and could become one of the world’s biggest urban development policy breakthroughs.
Today United Airlines will debut its first commercial flight using a new biofuel blend called Honeywell Green Jet Fuel. The flight will travel between Los Angeles and San Francisco.
Analysts for Bloomberg New Energy Finance predict that electric vehicles will comprise 35 percent of global new car sales by 2040. Do the numbers stack up? 3p’s Phil Covington takes a closer look.
Last week Ford Motor Co. announced that it will join a nonprofit coalition of leading electronic companies dedicated to improving social, environmental and ethical conditions in their global supply chains.
Volkswagen’s top brass was informed of illegal practices involved with its diesel car production almost a year before the emissions scandal went public, a company statement reveals.
More than 400 class-action suits have been filed against Volkswagen. They allege the automaker not only included “emissions cheating” software into its vehicles, but also that it cheated customers by charging a premium based on its asserted emissions technology. Last week, after the bulk of those cases had been transferred to a California district court, the first combined class-action arrived at VW’s doorstep. Attorneys are calling for more than a fix or a replacement. They’re asking for punitive damages.
Sources in Germany suggest that the EPA may be heading toward an creative deal with Volkswagen — but is it one that will bring much needed innovation to the auto industry? And more to the point, will it really help our environment on its own?
Pedal Forward, the makers of an American-made bamboo bicycle, are out to leverage sales to help the homeless find jobs here in the U.S. and boost access to transportation overseas.
3p’s Bill Roth drove approximately 90 miles over the mountains from San Diego to Palm Desert to test the Chevy Volt on a round-trip of over 200 miles.
In the wake of the tragic Kalamazoo shootings, Uber’s detractors point out that the company has long resisted fingerprinting its drivers and has refused to install a “panic button” on its smartphone app.
Can electric vehicles promote weight loss? 3p economic correspondent Bill Roth thinks so — and he’s out to prove it with a short video featuring his adventures in a Chevy Volt.