green transportation

5951743947_34a40d8471

Harley-Davidson Embraces Sustainability, but Will Its Customers?

As Harley-Davidson begins to ramp up their sustainability initiatives, it's unclear how the company will balance the masculine, rebel-like nature of the brand…
fisker

Bad Karma: $100K Plug-in Hybrid Dies Before Consumer Reports Can Test It

The Fisker Karma, a high performance luxury plug-in hybrid electric vehicle, broke down in the parking lot of Consumer Reports before they could…
IBMPULSE

IBM Pulse2012: Smarter Cities

While smart buildings and campuses show amazing results due to asset management and building improvements that impact energy use, spatial planning and inhabitant…
Volvobuses

Volvo Ups the Ante on Emissions Reductions

Volvo Group has expanded its partnership with WWF Climate Savers and dramatically increased its commitment to reduce CO2 emissions.
Leaf_gettingcharge

EVs Charged Up for $10K Rebate

The Obama administration is proposing a new rebate program for electric vehicles.
bike businesses

Bicycle Benefits Program Rewards Pedal-Powered Customers

My three-year old daughter is one of the newest participants in Bicycle Benefits, a national program that rewards people for biking to participating…
cleantech_1

Cleantech Accelerator Greenstart Launches Design Practice

many big changes [ in clean-tech] come in the second chapter we are now in, where software and IT will be critical; it's…
6290274029_c9a4d993d8

Cisco Brings Smart Cities Within Reach

The concept of the smart city is one that holds a lot of promise and potential in terms of how computerized, networked public…
push-trailer

Electric Bicycle Trailer From Ridekick Offers a Useful Boost

Fort Collins, Colorado-based start-up, Ridekick, has a new take on the electric bicycle: they offer something that’s not a bicycle at all. Instead,…
feat-ups

UPS Earns LEED Gold Status for Corporate Offices in Atlanta

Despite UPS headquarters being 20 years old, the company just announced that it has become the first in the package delivery and logistics…

The Power of a Population

As we seek to discover new methods of generating and harnessing energy, there is one source that is worth discussing: the human body.
800px-Delhi_Metro

Delhi Metro is First in the World to Earn Carbon Credits

India has always boasted the longest rail network in the world.  That network is also the fourth most heavily used in the world,…
feat-ford-sunpower

Ford Announces Plan to Sell Rooftop Solar Panels with Electric Vehicles

Auto companies with electric vehicle offerings are increasingly taking the opportunity to build links between their vehicles and renewable energy. Perhaps in response…
porttruck1

EPA, Freight Stakeholders Roll Out SmartWay Drayage Program

Freight handling stakeholders in port areas and the Environmental Protection Agency have launched an initiative that’s designed to help clear the air in…

GM Boss Wants Gasoline Tax Hike – Is This Good Policy To Meet Fuel Efficiency Goals?

The Detroit News reported last week that General Motors CEO, Dan Akerson, would like to see the federal gasoline tax boosted by as…