Transportation

Have We Reached Peak Gasoline?

According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), the sun is already setting on gasoline, as electric vehicles will rapidly scale in numbers over…

New Jaguar EV Challenges Tesla on Sustainable Performance

Jaguar-Land Rover's new I-PACE electric vehicle comes with a high-performance reputation and a sustainability edge.

Volkswagen Plans Massive Job Cuts

VW plans to cover fines related to its emissions fiasco with the money it'll save on employment and pensions. The move also signals…

Ford Sets Aggressive Goals For Water Savings

Back in 2000, Ford invested in a fact-finding mission to save water -- and money along with it. The automaker saved 10.6 billion…

Tesla’s Bold Vision to Vertically Integrate Clean Energy

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is working to create a roofing product that is more durable and insulative than a traditional roof, yet with…

Bicycles Are Good for Business, Your Body and the Planet

After warming up to the health perks of cycling to work, freelance writer Daphne Standford decided to explore other ways in which bikes…

At BSR 2016, Business Leaders Make the Case for Climate Action

Climate action is no longer about philanthropy or social responsibility; it is good business sense, company executives said at the BSR conference in…

The Lifecycle Impact of Electric Vehicles

Electric cars are billed as an environmentally-friendly alternative to our ordinary methods of transportation. But their impact depends heavily on where you do…

Columbia Scientist Discovers Plastic-Based Energy Storage Solution

Smaller, lighter, cheaper electric vehicle batteries could result from a new manufacturing process that eliminates an energy storage "hiccup."

Materials Innovation Leads to More Sustainable Products

Material science plays an increasingly significant role in product development as businesses focus on sustainability.

Fewer Than 18 Percent of People Have Flown: What Happens Next?

As incomes rise and the global middle class expands, the remaining 82 percent of the world who have yet to step foot on…

Can Positive Marketing Boost KLM in the U.S.?

KLM is looking to grow its brand in the U.S. Will emphasizing service rather than price pay off amidst the rise of super-discount…

Airlines to Test Alternative Fuel

The technology already exists to transition the global aviation industry to alternative, low-carbon fuels. But manufacturers haven’t been able to produce the necessary…

Ford Continues to Use Natural Fibers In Plastic Vehicle Components

We caught up again with Debbie Mielewski, Ford’s senior technical leader of sustainable materials, to check in with the automaker’s ongoing efforts to…

U.S. Pumps $30 Million More Into Hydrogen Economy

The U.S. Energy Department is betting big on the sustainable hydrogen economy of the future, with a new round of $30 million in…