Transportation

Malé, the Island Capital Perfect for a Smart Cities Lab

Malé, the capital of the Maldives, has become an environmental and logistical nightmare. But creative planning and thinking could make this capital an…

Silly Koch Brothers, You Can’t Kill The Electric Car

Rumor has it that the Koch brothers will try to kill the electric car, but they are facing an uphill battle.

Stockholm Wants To Ditch Fossil Fuels By 2050

Sweden's capital is out to completely eliminate its use of fossil fuels by 2050, and local leaders say "the city is well on…

Should EV Investments Absolve Volkswagen of Diesel Cheating?

Sources in Germany suggest that the EPA may be heading toward an creative deal with Volkswagen -- but is it one that will…

How Electric Cars Promote Weight Loss

Can electric vehicles promote weight loss? 3p economic correspondent Bill Roth thinks so -- and he's out to prove it with a short…

Imagine Gas-Free Days Driving a Volt

It is day three of 3p economic correspondent Bill Roth's Chevy Volt test drive, and he has yet to use a single gallon…

Jaguar Land Rover Cars Will Soon Include Recycled Aluminum

An aluminum alloy containing 75 percent recycled material was introduced initially in the new Jaguar XE. But it will soon be used in…

The Volt Is Electric Luxury At Chevy Prices

General Motors loaned 3p economic correspondent Bill Roth a Chevy Volt to test-drive for a week. He shares his reaction after hopping behind…

Alexa, Order Me a Ford Uber: Mobility and the Internet of Things

Ford is working to link home-automation devices like Amazon Echo with its vehicles, allowing customers to control lights, thermostats and other home systems…

EasyJet is Developing Fuel Cell Hybrid Aircraft

EasyJet is preparing to test out a new hybrid airplane later this year. Not only will this airplane utilize regenerative braking to reclaim…

New York Uber Drivers Rage Against the Machine

Earlier this week Uber drivers rallied in New York City against the company’s decision to cut fares by 15 percent for the popular…

What’s Old is New Again: The Future of Mass Transit in New York City

New York has always prided itself on its mass transit, but any New Yorker will bemoan the pitfalls of daily commuting: overcrowding, delays,…

This App Helps LA Residents Reduce Commute Time

This week Los Angeles officials announced a partnership with Xerox that seeks to reduce those dreaded traffic jams with an eco-friendly app.

The Economics Behind Falling Oil Prices

If oil is still in high demand, why are prices tumbling so drastically?

Why a Koch Brothers Front Is Blasting Ethanol in Iowa

A conservative think-tank backed by the Koch brothers just launched a massive anti-ethanol campaign in Iowa, six days before the country's first presidential…