Transportation

This Self-Driving Truck Startup Has a Place For Human Drivers

A California startup claims it has a long-term solution to the trucking industry's ongoing labor shortage woes: self-driving trucks that haul freight across…

Berlin’s Transport Secretary is Determined to Phase Out the Automobile

Berlin’s transportation secretary is determined to make the city even more bicycle-friendly, saying: “Whoever drives a car in Berlin has too much time."

Scientists Invent Hydrogen-Sucking Sponge For Fuel Cell EVs

The fuel cell EV of the future could sport a cluster of nanoscale sponges to store hydrogen more efficiently than typical compression systems.

Google and Uber Are In An Epic Legal Fight Over Self-Driving Car Technology

Waymo, which develops self-driving cars for Google's parent company, accused Uber of patent infringement, unfair competition and stealing trade secrets. Does the case…

Elon Musk Slams Criticism of Tesla Working Conditions, Promises Fun and Frozen Yogurt

Last week, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk hit back hard at allegations of unsafe working conditions at the company’s assembly plant in Fremont,…

As Uber Reels, Lyft Makes a Big Push in the Midwest and Northeast

Yesterday Lyft announced an expansion in over 50 U.S. cities – adding to the 40 new communities it brought on last month. And…

Watch Out, Uber and Lyft: Google’s Waze Takes On Ride-Sharing

Google’s traffic navigation app Waze plans to expand and take on ride-sharing giants Uber and Lyft. But don't expect drivers to use it…

Automakers Tout Sustainability, But Want to Roll Back Emissions Standards

Automobile companies are quick to tout their sustainability credentials, including more electric vehicle rollouts. But they also want the Donald Trump administration to…

3 Signs the Hydrogen Economy is For Real

Despite Elon Musk's famous put-down of hydrogen fuel cell technology, three powerful nations are growing the market for fuel cells.

5 Reasons to Start a Carpooling Mandate in Your Office

Encouraging your employees to carpool is about more than saving fuel. You may notice other perks like a boost in employee productivity and…

Norway Expands Its Role as the World’s Electric Vehicle Leader

Norway keeps breaking records when it comes to electric vehicle sales -- a trend experts say will continue. So, what's the country's secret…

Ford Doubles Down On a $1 Billion Autonomous Vehicle Investment

Ford Motor Co. will invest $1 billion in Argo AI, an artificial intelligence company, to bolster its goal of rolling out a self-driving…

What Japan Can Teach America About Sustainable Transportation

The U.S. has made huge strides in cutting back greenhouse gas emissions – but one sector that remains dirty is transportation. 3p's Nithin…

Report: EVs and Solar Will Displace Oil and Coal By 2020

The double-whammy of falling of electric vehicle costs, plus rapidly falling solar power prices, could slow the world’s demand for both oil and…

New GM-Honda Fuel Cell Mashup Sets Internet Ablaze

General Motors and Honda will collaborate to push the hydrogen economy forward with a high-volume, first-of-its-kind fuel cell manufacturing plant.