Transportation

Mitsubishi Raided After ‘Intentional’ Tampering with Fuel Mileage Tests

Investigators in Japan raided a Mitsubishi factory on Thursday after the company was "outed" by Nissan for tampering with fuel-economy test data. The…

Volkswagen to Buy Back Cars in U.S., Europe Deal Still Frozen

Only days before the deadline, Volkswagen AG and the U.S. government reached a partial settlement on the "dieselgate" emissions scandal. But the news…

Will Uber and Lyft Make Transportation More Sustainable?

Are ride-hailing services like Lyft and Uber a threat to buses and subways, or do they actually boost public-transit numbers? 3p's Raz Godelnik…

3p Weekend: These City Projects Are a Cyclist’s Dream

These innovative projects not only open up downtowns to bike and pedestrian travel, but also support urban and real-estate development around the world,…

Latest Volkswagen Suit: ‘Illegal’ Dealership Pricing Scheme

Class-action suits against Volkswagen seem to be anything but news these days. With more than 400 litigations now in court, coming up with…

National Parks Tap Subaru for Zero-Waste Advice

Park visitors leave behind 100 million pounds of trash each year. That's about to end. Subaru and the National Park Service are going…

Powered by Purpose: What Tesla’s Model 3 Says About the Future of Sustainability

It doesn’t take an automotive genius to see that Tesla nailed it with this one – the design is gorgeous, the price is…

Elon Musk and Tesla Motors’ Big Gamble

Tesla Motors is due to unveil a peek of its new Tesla 3 this week (anticipated date is March 31). Autonomous driving, self-parking…

VW Granted One Month to Solve Emissions Problems

A District Court judge has given VW one last month to come up with a feasible plan to solve its "emissions scandal" and…

Engine Emissions and the Auto Industry

Environmental and health concerns drive the need for emissions standards and controls. Despite advancements in solutions for cleaner energy, manufacturers of engines –…

Ridesharing Integral to Thriving Public Transit, Study Finds

The American Public Transportation Association recently released a report that confirms what many observers have assumed about ridesharing — it helps urban transport…

Growing Electric Bus Company Logs Over 2 Million Service Miles

TriplePundit spoke to Matt Horton, Proterra's vice president of sales, upon the news that the electric bus company surpassed 2 million miles of…

China Adopts New Urbanization Guidelines

China's new urbanization guidelines are a major environmental and planning step forward in the country and could become one of the world's biggest…

With an Eye on the Future, Ford Launches New Mobility Subsidiary

Ford formed a new subsidiary last week, Ford Smart Mobility LLC, to develop and invest in new mobility services for automobiles.

United Kicks Off Regular Biofuel Flights on West Coast

Today United Airlines will debut its first commercial flight using a new biofuel blend called Honeywell Green Jet Fuel. The flight will travel…