Transportation

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…

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…

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?

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…

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.”

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…

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…

EV Expansion and the Hunt for a Charging Station

Electric vehicles are still far from their promise to transform the automobile market. And the reason why is simple: EVs lack a comprehensive,…

Is the Hydrogen-Fueled Toyota Mirai a Disruptive Technology?

Toyota branded the Mirai hydrogen-fueled car as a technology turning point. And for good reason, says 3p's Bill Roth.

Volkswagen, GM Face Troubles in Court

Both Volkswagen and GM received disappointing news last week. The German automaker faces more fines and further negotiations with California over its emissions…

The Myths Oil Companies Use to Resist Climate Action in California

While it cannot be denied that money talks, it doesn’t always tell the truth. The Natural Resources Defense Council fact-checked a key fossil…

Uber Takes on New York’s MTA with Cheap Rides in Manhattan

New Yorkers can now score a two-week unlimited UberPool commuting fare card for just $49. That makes Uber rides around much of Manhattan…

Copenhagen’s Solar Boats Offer a Fun and Green Afternoon

Copenhagen's self-guided solar boat rental is a fantastic, and sustainable, way to see the city.

The Long Road to True Innovation

In today’s world, “innovation” is often synonymous with “fast.” But when the stakes are high, the mission is critical, and failure is not…

JetBlue’s Purpose-Driven Campaigns Spark Conversation

During a divisive time, how can a company inspire people to lay aside personal opinions and do something for the greater good? JetBlue…