Transportation

Gett Acquires Juno: 5 Lessons For the Sharing Economy

Last week Gett, a Tel Aviv-based ride-hailing company, announced it was buying driver-friendly Juno for $200 million. The new entity hopes to go…

Tesla’s Mounting Challenges Include SEC Inquiry and EV Rivals

Tesla is facing more challenges -- including a disappointing quarterly financials report, another SEC investigation, and new startup competitors in the electric car…

World’s First Hydrogen Fuel Cell Truck Goes Up Against Tesla EV

Toyota is launching its new "top secret" heavy-duty hydrogen fuel cell truck in Los Angeles this summer, just in time to compete with…

Kelley Blue Book Ranks Best Eco-Friendly Cars

While Christmas, Valentine’s Day and Mother’s Day top the list as the biggest holidays for spending, maybe Kelley Blue Book’s timely ranking of…

We Test the Chevy Bolt’s Mountain Driving

Mountain driving is the ultimate electric car challenge. 3p correspondent Bill Roth decided to put the Bolt to the test on California's Santa…

Tesla Charges Into the Trucking Industry

Tesla will introduce three new all-electric vehicles in the coming months, including two that excited investors: a semi truck debuting in September and…

Ford Considers Bamboo for Car Interiors

Ford is tinkering with the idea of using bamboo as a raw material, either in the form of upholstery for seat coverings or…

Test-Driving America’s First Affordable, All-Electric Sports Car

3p economic correspondent Bill Roth took the Chevrolet Bolt for a test-drive and shares his thoughts on America's first affordable, all-electric sports car.

Ford’s New Hybrid Police Car Promises Huge Fuel Savings for Municipalities

Ford introduced what it calls the first hybrid police car in the industry. The new hybrid Responder is twice as fuel-efficient as the…

Amazon Invests In Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles

Amazon's new zero-emission forklift deal could usher in a new future for hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles, off-street and on.

Can Lyft Take Advantage of Uber’s Misdeeds? Not As A ‘Better Boyfriend’

Lyft's latest ad campaign stresses the "good guy" factor. But is the ride-sharing platform really so different from Uber in the ways that…

The Future of the U.S. Railway System

Rails and subways are a big part of the public transportation infrastructure in areas with a high population density but when it comes…

Toyota Makes A Bold Pitch For Hydrogen Fuel Cell Mirai

The new outdoor ad campaign for Toyota's hydrogen-powered Mirai combines the old-school billboard platform with a high-tech twist.

Is Google’s Lawsuit the Beginning of the End for Uber?

Could a lawsuit from Google become Uber’s death knell? If the future is autonomous cars, then this ridesharing company's prospects look bleak.

Trump Administration Will Review Obama-Era Fuel Efficiency Standards

In a visit to Michigan this week, U.S. President Donald Trump put a halt to fuel-efficiency programs bolstered by his predecessor -- and…