green transportation

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.

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…

The U.S. Bike Lane Boom

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

Investing in Biking Yields a Big Bang for Portland’s Public Buck

Portland's been a leading light when it comes to investing in biking and factoring biking and walking into its integrated transportation, socioeconomic development…

Building an EV Ecosystem: Why Tesla Will Likely Succeed Where Better Place Failed

It's not enough just to build a great electric car, Tesla has shown that in order to make the product truly useful, they…

Electric Vehicle Charging Community Apps Recargo and Xatori Merge

EV owners have come to rely on tools that ensure they are up-to-date as to where they can plug in. The two leading…

E-Bikes Continue to Expand in the U.S.

Unlike many manufacturers that just sell one e-bike amongst a range of human-only powered bicycles, A2B under Hero Eco instead focus just on…

Commuting by Bike in L.A. Can Be Harder than It Seems

According to a 2010 U.S. Census Bureau survey, 43 percent more Americans commute by bicycle than did in 2000 - and 70 percent…

The Muv-e Scooter: The Latest In Green City Travel

The brainchild of Israeli automotive designer Amir Zaid, the Muv-e scooter takes up where most collapsible electric scooters leave off. Its three large…

Ready to Ditch Your Car? E-Bike Company EVELO Wants to Hear from You

EVELO founder, Boris Mordkovich, continues his quest to get the word out about electric bicycles, by kicking off the 30-day electric bike challenge…

Century-Old Discovery from WWI May Fuel Future Cars

A century ago, Jewish chemist Chaim Weizmann invented a method of producing acetone for explosives – helping the British with WWI efforts. Now,…