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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…
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Big Brands, Retailers Sold on Volta’s Free EV Charging Network

Whole Foods, Macy's and large commercial property investors have signed on to help Volta Industries build out free electric vehicle charging stations in…
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Futurist Alex Steffen: Bright, Clean Cities are the Key to a Sustainable Future

Speaking at the BASF CreatorSpace Summit in NYC last week, futurist Alex Steffen described a compelling vision of the role that cities will…
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More Than Just Talk: The Future of Vehicle Integration

Today, “vehicle connectivity” is more than a buzzword. Propelled forward by advancements in the amount of software a vehicle can process, the potential…
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Infographics: Commuting in the 30 Largest U.S. Cities

A recent report from the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute reveals the “who, when, how and how time-consuming” aspects of commuting in…
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Asia’s Most Sustainable Cities Prove to Be the Future of Urbanization

This year’s Sustainable Cities Index reported the top 10 sustainable cities of 2015. Europe dominated the top 10 overall rankings, holding seven of…
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These Gadgets Make Your Bicycle Commute Safe and Fun

Exercising and being outdoors reduces stress, energizes you, boosts your confidence and helps you sleep better. These gadgets make bicycle commuting easy, safe…
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Arctic Drilling Decision: Shell’s Chutzpah, Protesters’ Angst

The decision to give Shell Oil the go-ahead to drill in the Arctic “shows why we may never win the fight against climate…
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Public Transit, Urban Density No Climate Panacea

A Boston University study maps carbon emissions over a period of more than 30 years. What is the outcome and how can we…