Transportation

Electric cars, electric vehicles, EVs, plug in hybrid, Leon Kaye,

Despite Low Oil Prices, Electric Vehicle Sales Keep Rising

Several recent reports suggest that sales of electric vehicles and cars built without the conventional internal combustion engine are on the rise.
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Electric Car Charging-Station Companies Issue Warning Over VW Settlement

As a part of its dieselgate settlement, Volkswagen must invest in electric charging infrastructure, but industry leaders are rightly concerned that VW's investments…
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An Innovative Path to Sustainable Transportation

The need for sustainable transit solutions is urgent: An additional 1 billion people will move into cities by 2030 and 670 million more…
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Ford Announces Mass-Produced, Fully-Autonomous Car for 2021

Says CEO Mark Fields: “Ford will be mass-producing vehicles with full autonomy, within five years. That means there will be no steering wheel,…
Hydrogen, clean energy, automobiles, Leon Kaye, innovation

Dream of a Hydrogen Highway Still Alive in California

Arnold Schwarzenegger's hydrogen highway fell far short of fulfilling its goals a decade ago. But that doesn't mean hydrogen lacks a future, as…
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3 Travel Companies Turning Sustainability From A Cost Center to a Profit Generator

For many, travel is an industry in which excessive consumption on both a personal and ecological level is seen as integral to the…
Public transportation, China, rail, straddling bus, batie, TEB, Leon Kaye, buses, social media

China’s Straddling Bus Slams into a Great Wall of Ridicule

Shortly after it completed its test run in the city of Qinhuangdao, publications began to question the viability of China's futuristic 'straddling bus.'
Qinhuangdao, China, debuted a futuristic bus some experts say could revolutionize transportation.

Futuristic ‘Straddling Bus’ in China Promises to Transform Public Transport

Last week in the Chinese coastal city of Qinhuangdao, a massive electric vehicle that can drive over two lanes of automobile traffic made…
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EPA On Board to Develop Emission Rules for Aircraft

This announcement now clears the way for the EPA to develop rules to regulate aircraft emissions, much as the agency has done for…
SolarCity, Tesla, Elon Musk, solar, energy storage, electric vehicles, clean technology, Leon Kaye, merger

Tesla Finalizes $2.6 Billion Acquisition of SolarCity

On Sunday, high-end electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors announced the final terms of its acquisition of SolarCity. The deal will cost Tesla approximately…
The future of autonomous machines does not remove human interaction—it requires human-machine intelligence to improve decision-making and safety.

Autonomous Technology Still Needs Humans After All

From self-driving cars to pilot-less airplanes, what is the future of autonomous machines and where do humans fit in?
Switching vehicles destined for short trips, like this flower delivery van, to electric can cut costs and impact.

4 Ways to Green Your Business Vehicle Fleet

Green vehicles provide a more efficient fleet, while saving your business money on fuel, taxes, maintenance and even fleet insurance. These four expert…
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Ford and Jose Cuervo Partner To Make Bioplastic From Agave

Ford's initial assessments “suggest the material holds great promise due to its durability and aesthetic qualities.”
Tesla Model S test drive by Earth  2017 Founder Bill Roth

Test-Drive Comparison: Tesla Model S vs Toyota Mirai

3p economic correspondent Bill Roth test-drove the all-electric Tesla Model S and the hydrogen-fueled Toyota Mirai. Check out his side-by-side comparison, and see…
Smart cities, Tesla, SolarCity, public transportation, ridesharing, Leon Kaye, electric vehicles, Elon Musk, autonomous cars

Tesla Announces Part 2 of Its Master Plan, With Part 1 Still Unfulfilled

Ten years after outlining his first master plan for Tesla, Elon Musk released a sequel that aroused a wide range of reactions from…