Transportation

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Why Electric Cars Should Be Marketed Like the Ford Fiesta

Crowdsourcing is an effective way to involve potential consumers in the promotion of clean cars. In marketing terms, this means outsourcing your advertising…

Obama: Clean Tech Investor-In-Chief ?

While several eco-pundits have been lamenting the failure of a climate bill to pass through Congress, it is important to keep one thing…
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Calling All Hot, Rich, and Green Women Entrepreneurs

Over the weekend, I read an inspiring book entitled, Hot, Rich, and Green: The Secret Formula Women are Using to Get Rich and…
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Alaska Airlines, Boeing, & Airports Partner on Biofuels

Pacific Northwest aviation businesses and airports are flying together to promote aviation biofuel development in the region. The “strategic initiative” includes Alaska Airlines,…

Study: More People are Walking, Biking to Work

A 1990 National Personal Transportation Survey (NPTS) stated that 7.2% of all trips were taken by foot while 0.7% were taken by bicycle.…

J.D. Power: Hybrid and EV Cars Will Be 3.5% of Sales by 2015

Somehow it seems appropriate that an outfit named J.D. Power and Assoc. is weighing-in with some optimism on the future of electric-powered vehicles…
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Tesla and Toyota: A Match Made on Wall Street?

Tesla’s new partnership with Toyota comes at a trying time in the history of both companies. The recent announcement initially seemed to be…
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How Green is Your Green Conference?

Many so called "green" conferences are lacking in their own efforts to be environmentally friendly. When planning your next event consider your environmental…
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Wallenius: Reducing GHGs While Delivering Cars

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL), the Scandinavian ocean shipping and logistics company, cut its greenhouse gas emissions by 32 percent last year, mainly through…

Yogo: The Path to Mass Electric Vehicle Adoption?

You live in a city. You don’t need a car. A scooter seems like a good idea, but they produce nasty emissions. Electric…

Water: The Forgotten Infrastructure Challenge?

Among the usual items that make up U.S. infrastructure challenges, including land development, roads, bridges and a host of other transportation needs, it’s…
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Daimler, Renault-Nissan Link on Small Car Technology and Development

The partnership between Germany’s Daimler AG and the Renault-Nissan Alliance to share small car, electric vehicle and hybrid technology and development costs is…

Study Finds Transportation Costs Make Most of America “Unaffordable”

A few weeks ago I drove up into the mountains near Los Angeles to go skiing with a friend. We were luckily headed…

PNW Takes Fast Route to Dirty Truck Cleanup

The struggle to take “dirty” trucks operating in West Coast port areas off the road has been a major rallying cry for ports…

EPA’s GHG Reduction Scenarios for Transport Sector

Environmental Protection Agency says various reduction scenarios could result in vehicle emission reductions of up 27 percent through 2030, which explains their recent actions…