Transportation

The Solar Impulse 2 solar-powered airplane flies over Hawaii.

Solar Power and the Future of Air Travel

Swiss pilots Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg are making their way around the world in a solar-powered plane. And while we aren't likely…
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Austin Kicks Uber and Lyft to the Curb

Uber and Lyft poured resources into a proposition to overturn regulations on passenger safety passed by the city council of Austin, Texas, late…
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Cutting Emissions: How Green Can Cars Be?

Not everyone can afford a brand new, all-electric vehicle. And all things considered, the most sustainable car is often one that's already in…
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Mobility in a Net-Zero World

Prominent thought leaders discuss autonomous vehicles, smart cities and mobility in a net-zero world.
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A Peek Into the Future of Mobility

A recent event hosted by Shell gathered leaders from across the mobility sector -- from academics to auto industry execs -- for a…
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Mitsubishi Raided After ‘Intentional’ Tampering with Fuel Mileage Tests

Investigators in Japan raided a Mitsubishi factory on Thursday after the company was "outed" by Nissan for tampering with fuel-economy test data. The…
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Volkswagen to Buy Back Cars in U.S., Europe Deal Still Frozen

Only days before the deadline, Volkswagen AG and the U.S. government reached a partial settlement on the "dieselgate" emissions scandal. But the news…
New York City Subway

Will Uber and Lyft Make Transportation More Sustainable?

Are ride-hailing services like Lyft and Uber a threat to buses and subways, or do they actually boost public-transit numbers? 3p's Raz Godelnik…
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3p Weekend: These City Projects Are a Cyclist’s Dream

These innovative projects not only open up downtowns to bike and pedestrian travel, but also support urban and real-estate development around the world,…
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Latest Volkswagen Suit: ‘Illegal’ Dealership Pricing Scheme

Class-action suits against Volkswagen seem to be anything but news these days. With more than 400 litigations now in court, coming up with…
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National Parks Tap Subaru for Zero-Waste Advice

Park visitors leave behind 100 million pounds of trash each year. That's about to end. Subaru and the National Park Service are going…
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Powered by Purpose: What Tesla’s Model 3 Says About the Future of Sustainability

It doesn’t take an automotive genius to see that Tesla nailed it with this one – the design is gorgeous, the price is…
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Elon Musk and Tesla Motors’ Big Gamble

Tesla Motors is due to unveil a peek of its new Tesla 3 this week (anticipated date is March 31). Autonomous driving, self-parking…
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VW Granted One Month to Solve Emissions Problems

A District Court judge has given VW one last month to come up with a feasible plan to solve its "emissions scandal" and…
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Engine Emissions and the Auto Industry

Environmental and health concerns drive the need for emissions standards and controls. Despite advancements in solutions for cleaner energy, manufacturers of engines –…
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