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In 25 of 27 EU countries, bikes rule. And there's compelling evidence that pedaling increases the national happiness quotient. Americans? We don't cycle much, and we're not very happy.
I was there when we started selling Toyotas, though everyone made fun of them back then. Soon it was all over, and imports ruled.
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Crunching the numbers yields dividends, like a calculator that can measure the green score of electric cars anywhere in the country.
Aston Martin's chief is bad-mouthing hybrids and thinks his "V-12 is something special." I beg to differ. His cars get dismal fuel economy.
Shell's futurists spin scenarios of a worldwide turn to electric vehicles and hydrogen power.
Outdoor air pollution has now been classified as 'carcinogenic to humans' by the United Nations.
China is already moving on electric bicycles and scooters. We've been slow to catch up, but it's happening. E-bikes as moving vans and pizza delivery vans? You bet.
The 7,500th vehicle to join the fleet is a Chevy Express van that runs on compressed natural gas.
Video: The sky’s the limit for one young man who has dreamed of a career in aviation ever since a chance meeting with a JetBlue pilot. Now, the 2 have reconnected and the pilot, Captain Eric Scott, is acting as his mentor.
Federally supported ECOtality is bankrupt, and its big charger network is up for auction. The whole mess shows why electric vehicle charging needs to be open source and accessible to everybody.
Video: The Los Angeles Police Department is testing electric motorcycles. They're much quieter than the gas-powered version, something police say can work to their advantage.
This new hybrid shows off the limits of what can be done with a lightweight carbon fiber structure, a tiny diesel engine, and a hybrid system.
A new survey of 2,000 women judges supercar drivers as 'arrogant,' and Toyota Prius or Nissan Leaf owners as 'conscientious,' 'intelligent' and 'safe.'
We're crawling on antiquated highways. We need modern people movers, and the ultra-fast train has the momentum, with both crowdsourcing and crowdfunding.
While the fuel efficiency information is a boon for consumers, questions linger as to whether used car dealers will make it available.
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