Transportation

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UPS Drives Toward 1 Billion Miles with Alternative Fuels

UPS CSO Rhonda Clark talks about their latest CSR report, driving toward 1 billion miles with alternative fuels and advanced technology vehicles, and…
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UAE to Scrap Automobile Fuel Subsidies

For years the United Arab Emirates has had the lowest automobile fuel prices in the world. Thanks to the government’s long-standing policy of…
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Make That Two Black Eyes For Natural Gas Fracking

A new study of hospitalizations and fracking activity in Pennsylvania shoots holes in the "clean fuel" image of compressed natural gas.
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Automated Parking and EV Charging, Coming Soon to Your Parking Lot

Volkswagen is partnering in the European V-Charge initiative, designed to add the convenience of electric vehicle charging to automated parking and driverless cars.
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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…
After logging 1 million miles on private property, Google's autonomous vehicles are now cruising down public streets in Mountain View, California.

A Glimpse Into the Future of Driverless Automobiles

On June 25, Google announced the official arrival of its adorable, autonomous vehicles on the public roads of Mountain View, California.
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Ford to Focus On Urban Cyclists

Ford is about to launch a data-driven initiative to track urban cyclists as they commute through city streets. By mounting a device on…

JetBlue’s CSR Report Proves It’s a Leader in the Industry

JetBlue Airways’ aptly-named report, The Blue Review, outlines the company's values and progress on its corporate social responsibility (CSR) goals. The report, issued…
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Ford Launches U.S. Car-Sharing Pilot

Ford’s finance arm, Ford Credit, just announced a six-month experiment that will help them get involved with and learn about how the sharing…
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More Than Function: 3 Things Customers Want to Know About Your Product

Today, customers around the world care about more than the functionality of a product alone. They want to engage with its story. So,…
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Ford Mexican Manufacturing Plants Are Landfill-Free

Ford Motor Co. achieved zero waste-to-landfill status at its Hermosillo Stamping and Assembly Plant in Mexico, its 16th annual Sustainability report highlights. That…
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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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Spent Chevrolet Volt Batteries to Help Power a GM Data Center

Even when a Chevrolet Volt battery can’t power the car any longer, it still has some juice left. That juice can be used…
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Sustainability & Innovation: Rajesh Buch, ASU

At SB15, we asked how innovation may or may not drive advancements in sustainability. We got a terrific range of responses, which we…
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EPA Takes Strides to Reduce Emissions from Airplanes

The EPA intends to update the Clean Air Act, which was first introduced in 1963, to include jurisdiction limiting the emissions from airplane…