Transportation

Fiat-Chrysler Accused of Emissions Cheating Days After VW Exec Arrested

The EPA accused Fiat-Chrysler of cheating on emissions testing days after the FBI arrested a former Volkswagen executive for the same crime.

Inside Ford’s Virtual Reality Labs

We visit Ford’s Virtual Reality labs in Dearborn, Michigan, to check out the innovative ways the automaker uses VR to bring new vehicles…

Ford Bets Big on Electric Vehicles, Invests In U.S. Plant

Ford's decision to replace a new plant in Mexico with 700 new American jobs got major headlines this week. But the company's $4.5…

U.S. Military Keeps Hydrogen Spark Alive with Muscular SUVs and Drones

The U.S. Department of Defense gives vital support for the domestic hydrogen and fuel cell industry as it breaks into the mainstream energy…

Greening Aviation from the Ground Up

When it comes to green aviation, most of us think about how the planes and engines are becoming more efficient (and they are!).…

How Arrogance Pushed Uber Out of San Francisco

On Wednesday I shared here my analysis of Uber’s business model, making the case for Uber’s combative response to the California DMV over…

Israel, the Detroit of E-Bikes & E-Scooters

Visit Tel Aviv and other cities across Israel, and e-bikes and e-scooters are almost as common as bicycles. And Israel's Startup Nation has…

Why Uber Won’t Stop Testing Autonomous Cars in San Francisco

The California DMV told Uber it couldn't test its autonomous vehicles in San Francisco without a permit, but the ride-hailing company has no…

U.S. Companies Tackle Hydrogen Economy Bottleneck

The U.S. Energy Department is devoting millions to accelerating the hydrogen economy, with new private-sector R&D programs based on hydrogen recovery from ammonia.

UPS Rolls Out Electric-Assist Tricycle for Holiday Deliveries

UPS continues to test the use of e-assist bikes and trikes to serve city neighborhoods. This December, Portland residents may spot one of…

Hydrogen Fuel Cell Truck Pairs a Legacy Company with a Startup

Startup Nikola Motor Co. revs up legacy trucking firm Ryder's transition to a low-carbon business model, with big plans for hydrogen fuel cell…

Ambitious Student Project Targets Renewable Hydrogen For Fuel Cell EVs

Award-winning students from Washington State University are developing a low-cost, innovative hydrogen fueling station for fuel cell electric vehicles.

Forklifts Powered By Hydrogen Get a Thumbs Up From Toshiba

These forklifts powered by renewable hydrogen fuel cells could provide an R&D platform that gives fuel cell electric vehicles an edge in the…

Will Trump Policies Kill The Electric Car?

While the Trump administration appears bearish on climate and air pollution action, market forces still favor growth in the EV market, albeit slow.

Latest Hydrogen Breakthrough Trips Up Trump’s Coal Promise

Campaign promises aside, a breakthrough in renewable hydrogen research further demonstrates the futility of trying to bring coal jobs back to the U.S.