Transportation

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Two Wheels of Fortune: Marketing By Bicycle

This post is part of a blogging series by marketing students at the Presidio Graduate School’s MBA program. You can follow along here.…
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USA’s First LEED Gold Airport Terminal Unveiled at SFO

Although the aircraft parked at its gates may leave a sizable carbon footprint, San Francisco airport’s newly refurbished terminal two (T2) aims to…
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Is Wireless The Future For EV Charging?

Imagine a future where you drive your electric car to work, park, get out and walk away, and your car automatically starts recharging…

EU Demands More from 2050 Low-Carbon Roadmap

As the US government endlessly debates the validity of climate change, the EU’s energy advisors are demanding more tangible and long-term solutions to…

New Hydrogen Fuel Technology an Oil Substitute?

It doesn’t seem so long ago that hydrogen fuel cell vehicles were being touted as the way of the future. Even former President…
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EV Company Better Place Announces Pricing for Denmark Launch

Better Place, the electric car company that has developed battery swapping technology for its vehicles, announced pricing on March 3rd for their entry…
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Slow Sales of EVs Create Doubt about Size of Market

Two new cars, the Nissan LEAF and the Chevrolet Volt – a battery electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicle respectively – may together,…
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New Coolant is a Cool Global Warming Fighter

Coming soon to a car AC near you: a cooler coolant. The Environmental Protection Agency recently approved a new chemical that can drastically…

All Vehicles are Electric Vehicles – Here’s Why

Critics are often quick to point out that car companies are somewhat disingenuous when they use the phrase “zero emissions vehicle” when promoting…

Huge Maersk Triple-E Ships Get “E” for Effort, and Expense

Maersk Line, the world’s largest container ship operator, is building a fleet of the world’s largest container vessels—a deal that includes 10 firm…

The Short Sea Shipping Option: Short-Sighted?

It’s entirely possible that short sea shipping, long touted as an economically viable and environmentally sound option for transporting domestic cargo and products,…
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Information Goes a Long Way in Motivating Sustainable Transportation

By David Gaker While emissions from the passenger transportation sector can be reduced through increasing the fuel efficiency of the vehicle fleet or…
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Is There Enough Lithium to Meet Obama’s EV Goal?

By Phil Covington In his State Of The Union address on January 25th, President Obama set a goal of putting one million electric…
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The Home Depot Foundation Selects Two Cities for Sustainability Program

In 2002, The Home Depot created The Home Depot Foundation which supports non-profit organizations that are “dedicated to creating and preserving healthy and…
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Ford’s Sustainability Blueprint: Sustainable Mobility

Ford calls its sustainability report for the 2009/10 period the “future at work,” and for a relatively short 8-page document, it outlines a…