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Simple Ways Your Business Can Reduce Travel Emissions

Follow these simple suggestions to help your business cut down on its travel emissions. Doing so could not only boost employee morale, but…
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Can a Tuktuk Ride Change the World? (Meet the Pilgreens)

Imagine spending four months driving 12,400 miles from Bangkok, Thailand, to Toulouse, France. Now imagine doing so in an electric rickshaw called a…
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Ford Lays Out Evolving Vision of 21st Century Smart Mobility

Reducing its negative social and environmental impacts, Ford is making headway in its drive to realize its evolving vision of 21st century smart…
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Big Brands, Retailers Sold on Volta’s Free EV Charging Network

Whole Foods, Macy's and large commercial property investors have signed on to help Volta Industries build out free electric vehicle charging stations in…
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Is It Time to Stop Hating the Car? Maybe Not

We hated the car when they were getting 10 miles to the gallon. As cars became more efficient, we began to forgive them.…
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Transportation Logistics Trouble Wind Energy Industry

The wind energy industry is experiencing logistical issues that impact the bottom line and wind energy deployment.
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The Race to Build a National Fleet of EV Charging Stations

Tesla isn't the only market innovator looking to build a cross-country fleet of EV charging stations, and it's not the largest. That title…
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Volkswagen Lays Out Vision of ‘Sustainable Mobility’ in 2013 Sustainability Report

VW is making substantial progress in realizing the strategic goals laid out in its "Think Blue" strategy. As its 2013 group sustainability report…
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Ford’s Corporate Responsibility Continues Under New Leadership

David Berdish recently turned over his seat as social sustainability manager at Ford to fellow company veteran Thomas Niemann. Having served in the…
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Go Green or Go Home: Why Being Eco-Friendly is Good for Delivery

It turns out that what’s good for the earth is also good for your business and its employees, especially if you offer delivery…
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Tesla’s ‘Gigafactory’ To Produce More Than Car Batteries

Last week, Tesla announced that it would build a new "Gigafactory" to produce lithium-ion batteries at a rate able to support the manufacture…
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Electric Scooter Share Business ‘Scoot,’ Grows in San Francisco

Over the past 16 months, Scoot has enabled 10,000 rides while covering an aggregate distance of more than 50,000 miles. The company estimates…
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Telecommuting and CSR: A New Law to Pass in the San Francisco Bay Area

Offering commuter benefits, including telecommuting, will be legally required of San Francisco Bay Area employers with over 50 people.
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PlugInsights Says More Fast Chargers Will Alleviate EV Range Anxiety

PlugInsights believes the solution to overcome the BEV leash problem lies in greater deployment of level 3 fast chargers which would allow a…
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The U.S. Bike Lane Boom

Cities are looking ahead and seeing the benefits of investing in bike infrastructure.