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Catalytic Converter Demand Pushes Price of Palladium Over $1,000 an Ounce

The demand for palladium, which sent prices surging over $1,000 an ounce, is being driven by the automotive industry, which covets palladium for…

U.S. Pairs Up with Japan to Boost Hydrogen Fuel Cells

Look out, battery electric vehicles: a new hydrogen fuel cell partnership with Japan aims to accelerate hydrogen fuel cell development in the U.S.

GM’s $2.5 Billion Hydrogen Fuel Cell EV Gamble About to Pay Off

GM is counting on the U.S. Army to help launch hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles to the mass market, potentially with a renewable…

Tesla’s Elon Musk Promises Solar Power for Puerto Rico — Can He Deliver?

Despite formidable obstacles, Elon Musk of the EV company Tesla envisions leveraging his solar energy experience to rebuild Puerto Rico's power grid.

Bank of America: $12.6B in Environmental Investments Created 40,000 Jobs

According to Bank of America, the $12.6 billion it invested from 2013 to last year supported almost 40,000 jobs, contributed almost $15 billion…

From Gas Stations to Grid, Will Florida Rebuild After Irma — Or Reinvent?

Irma wreaked havoc on the infrastructure of Florida, highlighting the need to replace gasoline and central power plants with more resilient forms of…

How to Make Sustainable Energy Mainstream

Why is there such a huge obstacle between sustainable energy and progress on a nationwide scale? Let’s take a closer look at a…

Hurricane Harvey Halts Domestic Oil and Gas Production

Hurricane Harvey compromised a massive hub for energy production, highlighting the challenges facing our current energy infrastructure.

With Personal Automobiles in the Rear View Mirror, Ford Looks Ahead to Life as a Mobility Company

Automakers such as Ford are rallying fast and nimbly to not only stay relevant, but thrive in the near future. And this future…

Tesla Mum on Model 3 Battery Tech, Researchers Reverse Engineer

Tesla has been silent about the Model 3's battery, but researchers intrigued by the car’s 220-mile range, motivated in part by the announcement…

California Regulators Approve $200M Volkswagen Zero-Emission Cars Investment

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) announced that it had approved the first of four plans of Volkswagen to invest $800 million in…

Tesla Model 3 Boasts 310-Mile Range Option

Tesla's much-anticipated Model 3 electric car made its debut, and so far the reviews have been hot. And never shying away from bravado,…

UK Banning Diesel and Gasoline Fueled Cars and Vans After 2040

The government of the United Kingdom has announced that it will ban the sales of diesel- and gasoline-powered passenger vehicles after 2040, mostly…

This California Dairy Farmer Says He’s Got a Carbon-Positive Solution to Fight Emissions

Albert Straus, often heralded as a first mover in organic dairy and sustainable agriculture, has revealed what he says is the world's first…

Volvo Launching 5 New All-Electric Car Models in 2019

Volvo Car Group announced last week that in 2019, every model rolling off the automakers’ assembly line will, at a minimum, be partly…