Transportation

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…

Toyota’s Long Bet Pays Off with Sporty 2017 Prius Plug-In Hybrid EV

Low gas prices didn't stop Toyota from pitching fuel efficiency in its new 2017 lineup, including the new Prius.

HyperSolar Bumps the Hydrogen Race into High Gear

HyperSolar just patented and demonstrated a device that uses solar power to produce hydrogen from dirty water, leaving clean water behind.

Global Aviation: Innovation and the Modern Silk Road

Air travel connects people, creates economic opportunity and support sustainable urban development. But it isn't all pie-in-the-sky. Significant challenges remain if we are…

Hydrogen Economy Gets Real: Renewable Power for Rail Transportation

The hydrogen economy dream is getting closer to reality in the transportation sector, as France's Alstom launches fuel cell trains to replace diesel.