Mon, Sep 24, 2012 1:31 AM by Joe Sinclair, AFP
The government designates cycling as a leisure activity — not a mode of transport — and refuses to encourage commuting by bike in urban areas.
Thu, Sep 20, 2012 11:41 AM by Jim Motavalli
With fewer and fewer Americans actually able to change a tire, and the auto industry looking to save weight and costs to meet fuel economy targets, it's not surprising that we're getting run-flats and pump-up kits.
Driving a Cleaner Tomorrow
Tue, Sep 18, 2012 9:16 AM
Video: An Israeli inventor set out to build a bicycle using cardboard.
Mon, Sep 17, 2012 2:21 PM by Jim Motavalli
Bridgestone makes fuel-efficient, low-rolling-resistance tires and leads the industry in environmental innovations. And thanks to burgeoning demand, it also makes huge truck tires for tar sands oil production and mountaintop removal mining.
Thu, Sep 13, 2012 11:36 AM by Jim Motavalli
The two-stroke motor isn't new — in fact, there's probably one in your weed whacker. But Achates Power and other companies say they can turn around its image as a big polluter.
Thu, Sep 13, 2012 9:44 AM by Sebastian Smith, AFP
Alejandro Agag, CEO of Formula E Holdings, says the global championship will help finally make electric cars popular.
Wed, Sep 12, 2012 11:30 AM by Eli MacKinnon, Life's Little Mysteries
A man who stowed away on an airplane from North Africa to London may have survived the flight inside the plane's wheel well before it opened and ejected him into the sky.
Mon, Sep 10, 2012 5:12 PM by Jim Motavalli
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 12:37 PM by Melissa Hincha-Ownby
Honda will enter the plug-in hybrid market with the early 2013 release of the Accord PHEV.
Fri, Sep 07, 2012 3:07 PM by Jim Motavalli
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.
Thu, Sep 06, 2012 11:59 AM by Agence France-Presse
The Kangoo Maxi Z.E. model bearing the pontifical crest of arms on its side may also be used to shuttle the pope between churches outside the Vatican.
Tue, Sep 04, 2012 5:40 PM by Jim Motavalli
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.
Thu, Aug 30, 2012 2:20 PM by Jim Motavalli
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.
Thu, Aug 30, 2012 5:55 AM by Agence France-Presse
Billed as the world's first waste-powered vehicle, it can travel as far as 180 miles on a tank filled with animal waste.
Wed, Aug 29, 2012 4:38 PM by Networx.com
Electric cars can be charged with a 3-pronged outlet or a charging dock. The primary differences are charging time and cost.