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.
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When it comes to green aviation, most of us think about how the planes and engines are becoming more efficient (and they are!). But advancements in ground-based operations can make aviation even more sustainable.
On Wednesday I shared here my analysis of Uber’s business model, making the case for Uber’s combative response to the California DMV over self-driving cars. The headline was ‘Why Uber Won’t Stop Testing Autonomous Cars in San Francisco.’ A few hours later, Uber ended the testing of autonomous cars in the city. What did I miss?
Visit Tel Aviv and other cities across Israel, and e-bikes and e-scooters are almost as common as bicycles. And Israel’s Startup Nation has become the Detroit of this alternative form of transportation.
The California DMV told Uber it couldn’t test its autonomous vehicles in San Francisco without a permit, but the ride-hailing company has no plans to back down. An analysis of its business model proves why, argues 3p’s Raz Godelnik.
The Obama administration denied a key route for the Dakota Access Pipeline. But that doesn’t mean the fight is over for those seeking to protect vital water sources. In fact, with President-elect Donald Trump due to arrive to the White House in just a few weeks, it’s just entered a new stage.
Startup Nikola Motor Co. revs up legacy trucking firm Ryder’s transition to a low-carbon business model, with big plans for hydrogen fuel cell trucks.
Award-winning students from Washington State University are developing a low-cost, innovative hydrogen fueling station for fuel cell electric vehicles.
These forklifts powered by renewable hydrogen fuel cells could provide an R&D platform that gives fuel cell electric vehicles an edge in the consumer market.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said it plans to close down the Standing Rock Sioux water protectors’ camp next month. The protesters insist they are staying put, despite the advance of North Dakota’s hard winter season. With months of clashes between local officials and protestors, however, the winter may be the least of concerns for a people who feel their sovereign rights are now at increasing risk from big business and governments that appear to turn a blind eye to laws in favor of the energy sector.