Electric/Hybrid vehicles

July 10, 2012

Miami recently replaced a few traditional diesel garbage collection trucks with hydraulic hybrid models, and as a result, it expects to save nearly $70,000 in fuel annually.

April 23, 2012

The American National Standards Institute has released a Standardization Roadmap for Electric Vehicles – Version 1.0 , developed by the Institute's Electric Vehicles Standards Panel (EVSP).

February 13, 2012

For most businesses, the question increasingly is not whether or not you should do a sustainability report. It has become: “Are you doing ongoing sustainability reporting and integrating your environmental efforts with your finances?”

January 9, 2012

 America’s foolish love affair with the automobile

December 12, 2011

The U.S. Department of Energy has announced more than $7 million to fund four projects in California, Washington and Oregon to advance hydrogen storage technologies to be used in fuel cell electric vehicles.

November 22, 2011

Natural gas has long been viewed as a vehicle fuel that offers environmental benefits to refuse fleets. Now it’s perceived as one that can offer significant economic benefits as well.


June 21, 2011

Siemens AG, Diamond Aircraft and EADS are set to present the world's first aircraft with a serial hybrid electric drive system at the Paris Air Show Le Bourget 2011.

May 31, 2011

A thriving electric-vehicle industry could energize our economy, improve our environment and break our addiction to imported oil. But there's a lot of spadework to be done before EV adoption takes root.

May 11, 2011

A Purdue University student who built a street-legal motorcycle that can be powered by plug-in AC current or solar energy is looking to build and commercialize a second-generation version that will be faster and more powerful.