2016 Chevy Volt: The EV is Growing Up

The 2016 Chevy Volt is bigger, more powerful, yet more efficient -- boasting an electric range of 50 miles, which means it can…

Will the Chevrolet Bolt EV Push Electric Vehicles to the Mainstream?

General Motors' Chevrolet Bolt EV, which could hit the market as soon as 2017, has the capability to transform the auto industry.

Nominate Your Favorite Nonprofit to Win $10,000 from Tom’s of Maine

Now in its sixth year, the Tom’s of Maine 50 States for Good program rewards grassroots nonprofits with a total of $500,000 in…

Are City Bicycle-Sharing Programs Doomed?

Are citywide bike programs doomed to fail? New York's is losing money, and in other cities such as Washington, they run in the…

Can Detroit Restart Its Engine?

Detroit is a dichotomy. The city’s innovative spirit that brought us the assembly line and the modern auto industry lives on in wildly…

Ford to Launch Largest Solar Array in Michigan

Ford and DTE Energy are partnering to build what the companies say will be the largest solar array in Michigan.

Detroit Suspends Water Shutoffs After Protests and U.N. Condemnation

Following massive Friday protests that led to nine arrests, the city of Detroit announced on Monday it is suspending its sweeping water shut-offs…

A Look at Local Food and Urban Farming in Two American Cities

Urban farming may help address inadequate food access by expanding fresh produce options in the inner city, but at the same time it…

Detroit Water and Sewage Department Issues Shut-Off Notices to 46,000

George McGraw believes water is a human right. Does anyone else?

Chinese Investors Set Their Sights on Detroit

Can a cash infusion from China help save Detroit? Investors from China are keen on buying houses, but whether such spending could revive…

Zagster and Rock Ventures Launch Bike Sharing in Detroit

Yesterday Dan Gilbert's Rock Ventures launched a bike sharing program in tandem with Zagster in downtown Detroit.

An Almost “Eco” Architectural and Automotive Tour of Detroit

While TriplePundit was in Michigan last week, we had an opportunity to drive a 2014 Ford Escape around Detroit for individual architectural tours.

Environmental Justice in Detroit: Hope Rises Amid Toxic Communities

Detroit zip code 48217 is the most toxic in Michigan and thirdmost in the nation. A crush of polluting industries tower over a…

Are Entrepreneurs (i.e. White People) Bad for Detroit?

Detroit entrepreneurs are getting a bad rap in the Motor City. So are white people really bad for Detroit?

Ford and GM to Join Forces On Fuel Efficient Transmission Systems

On Monday, Ford Motor Co. and General Motors (GM) inked an agreement that links both companies to develop next generation transmissions for cars…