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Ford CEO Alan Mulally Talks Straight with Bloggers at Detroit Auto Show

CEO Alan Mulally said Ford will continue to improve fuel economy across their range, asserting that the internal combustion engine won't be going…
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The U.S. Bike Lane Boom

Cities are looking ahead and seeing the benefits of investing in bike infrastructure.
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GHG Impacts in China Now Considered in PNW Coal Export Review

In a major victory for opponents of the export proposals, the scope of the environmental review will be broad, and not limited to…
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PNW Ports Set Ambitious Clean Air Goals

The Pacific Northwest ports of Seattle, Tacoma and Vancouver, BC want to reduce diesel particulate matter emissions by 75 percent per ton of…
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Supreme Court Slaps L.A. Clean Truck Program

The Supreme Court has ruled in favor—at least in part—of a trucking industry group’s challenge to the Port of Los Angeles Clean Truck…

San Francisco: Issue an Impact-Rated Muni Bond in Energy Efficiency

In light of San Francisco's Board of Supervisors resolution to divest from fossil fuels, students of Presidio Graduate School call for its issuance…
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California Spearheads a Transportation Reformation to Curb Emissions

Transforming our transportation infrastructure won’t happen overnight. While policies improving the supply side are taking shape, our individual transportation choices can have a…
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Smart Highway to be Installed in Netherlands in 2013

What happens when one of the Netherlands' foremost artists joins forces with a renowned engineering firm? The world's first interactive smart highway, which…
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European Ride-Sharing Services Struggle to Hitch Up With Public Transportation

European ride-sharing services have expanded much more rapidly than in the United States. Markus Barnikel says "multi-modal" transport, or linking carpools with buses,…
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Post Sandy: Predicting Supply Chain Disaster

The question before the supply chain crowd these days, post Hurricane Sandy, is: Are supply chain disasters predictable? The easy answer is yes,…
China's sprawling Baiyan Obo mine, which provides a substantial amount of today's rare earths.

New Technology for Hybrid Car Motors Leaves Rare Earth Behind

Researchers throughout North America have come up with possible prototypes for electric motors that get around the use of the precious and environmentally…
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Manufacturing Research: Academics for Industry

Manufacturing research is an academic pursuit buffeted by industrial, physical and financial forces in universities.

Ryder: Collaboration is a Must for Natural Gas Expansion

Natural gas is cleaner than diesel, the fuel is cheaper, and supply is abundant and domestic. Yet significant challenges must be overcome before…

BSR Compares Sustainable Options for Transportation Fuel

The BSR report provides an in-depth analysis of the sustainability impacts of all the major transportation fuel types.
The Tres Hombres: This is what green shipping looks like.

Carrotmob’s Capitalist Activism Goes to Sea

One of the most interesting groups out there altering the fabric of reality is Carrotmob. The San Francisco-based organizing group started in 2008…