Fri, Sep 14, 2012 at 5:28 PM
These pedal buses saw action at the Democratic and Republican conventions. But this unique form of human-powered transportation is more often either a beer-soaked party barge or a school bus.
Mon, Sep 10, 2012 at 10:46 AM
Smith Electric Vehicles is bringing zero-emission electric trucks to the heart of New York City, and will be making them there, too. Satisfied customers include Duane Reade, Pepsi and Frito-Lay.
Wed, Sep 05, 2012 at 10:58 AM
As Bob Dylan asked, 'Señor, señor, can you tell me where we're heading?' Dan Senor has the Republican nominee's ear on Israel and other topics, so what's he saying about electric cars and clean energy? We'll know after the election.
Fri, Aug 31, 2012 at 2:28 PM
The new Artists Against Fracking makes a compelling case against opening up New York state to natural gas drilling. It's fuzzier about the energy sources that can replace it. Renewables are great, but not yet ready to carry the full load.
Fri, Dec 28, 2012 at 5:01 AM
Some of the best and most influential designs between 1949 and 1963 were 'back-to-basics' stunners. Excess chrome and big fins weren't part of the equation.
Fri, Aug 24, 2012 at 2:29 PM
Rather than achieving energy independence through a mix of renewables and fossil fuel, the Republican team is betting heavily on new oil drilling. The big problem: We don't have all that much oil.
Mon, Aug 20, 2012 at 1:33 PM
I've loathed boxy four-wheel-drives since the 1980s. I never, ever saw the point. But now they've evolved into car-based crossovers with 30 mpg, and I'm warming up. A little.
Fri, Aug 17, 2012 at 12:33 PM
Austin's 'Chevy Volt Village' makes a handy political target, but in fact clean energy — and especially wind power — has been very, very good for the economy of Texas.
Wed, Aug 15, 2012 at 1:17 PM
General Motors is preparing to unveil its first all-electric car since the EV1. And speculation is growing about the breakthrough battery company that GM has invested in. Are 300-mile, $20,000 EVs in our near future?
Mon, Aug 13, 2012 at 1:11 PM
Everybody's worried about the high unemployment rate, and they should be. But fuel-efficient cars, hybrids and electrics are putting Americans to work big time.