Transportation

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…

How Fleet Management Can Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

What steps can you take to reduce your carbon footprint — even as your organization continues to expand? Let’s take a look.

Bloomberg: EVs Will Be 35% Of New Car Sales By 2040 – Reasonable?

Analysts for Bloomberg New Energy Finance predict that electric vehicles will comprise 35 percent of global new car sales by 2040. Do the…

Ford Augments CSR Credentials By Joining With Electronic Industry

Last week Ford Motor Co. announced that it will join a nonprofit coalition of leading electronic companies dedicated to improving social, environmental and…

VW Management Knew About Emissions Issue a Year Before Scandal Broke

Volkswagen's top brass was informed of illegal practices involved with its diesel car production almost a year before the emissions scandal went public,…

Hundreds of Volkswagen Class-Actions Call for Massive Damages

More than 400 class-action suits have been filed against Volkswagen. They allege the automaker not only included "emissions cheating" software into its vehicles,…

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…
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