Fri, Dec 28, 2012 at 12:09 PM
Javier Sanso is the only competitor in the grueling round-the-world solo yacht race known as the Vendee Globe to use 100 percent renewable energy. If it were a movie, he'd win. But right now he's in eighth place.
Wed, Dec 19, 2012 at 4:26 PM
Yes, it's the same stuff that goes in your gas grill. People are stopping me on the street. 'A propane truck?' Sure nuff. This is a $2-a-gallon liquid fuel. What's not to like?
Mon, Dec 17, 2012 at 3:53 PM
Jay Rogers thinks cars can be built by online communities. And why not use open-source architecture that allows constant and regular improvements from an energized group of computer-aided designers?
Thu, Nov 14, 2013 at 12:27 PM
Take a cheap Chinese car, shoehorn in an electric drivetrain, freshen it up as best you can. Then pray. The strategy doesn't seem to be working for this California-based electric automaker.
Tue, Dec 11, 2012 at 2:19 AM
Sure, a lot of the noise about the sale of a federally subsidized American company to a Chinese high bidder is political, but there are legitimate concerns, too.
Tue, Jan 08, 2013 at 7:49 AM
On our current trajectory, we stand to overshoot every global warming ceiling. 350.org's current 'Fossil Free' campaign targets campus investment in oil stocks, underlining the urgency to get something done about climate in a brief window.
Mon, Dec 03, 2012 at 3:38 PM
The big storm caused $70 billion in damages and ruined an estimated 230,000 cars in the Northeast. Honda and Toyota benefited most, but the industry had a big bump and is likely to top 15 million for 2012.
Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 9:39 AM
The plug-in Chevy Spark and Fiat 500e are designed to meet California zero-emission laws. And if you buy one, well, that's OK, too.
Tue, Nov 27, 2012 at 12:45 PM
A bit of a chameleon, this new $25,995 car offers good looks, stellar utility and 47 mpg in the city or on the highway. If you try it, you'll like it.
Tue, Nov 27, 2012 at 11:22 AM
The Internet uses more power than the auto industry. Microsoft and Google are trying to cut the carbon output of their server farms by investing in alternative energy. How about a data center powered by a fuel cell running on waste methane?