Category: Clean Transportation


The BMW i8 has been named as Top Gear magazine’s global Car of the Year 2014. The plug-in hybrid performance vehicle beat off some stiff competition from a host of other premium and luxury manufacturers to win the overall award, Read more…


Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Sawdust has often been used to soak up spills on a garage floor, but a team of European scientists may have found another way to connect sawdust and automobiles – by using Read more…


Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online What goes in must come out, they say, and though it might not feature in many episodes of Star Trek or Star Wars, disposing of what passes through the crew is a Read more…


Just days before the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Formula One drivers Romain Grosjean and Pastor Maldonado, who drive for the Renault-powered Lotus F1 Team, electrified the world’s largest shopping and entertainment destination through 100% electric vehicle, Renault Twizy. Renault has Read more…


Enjoy the first video fully shot with GoPro. Si2 first took to the skies in June, soaring across Switzerland and getting its first view of the Alps. The aircraft has now flown 21 times; with pilots seeking out the sun Read more…


BERKELEY, Calif. — Imagine an electric car with the range of a Tesla Model S — 265 miles— but at one-fifth the $70,000 price of the luxury sedan. Or a battery able to provide many times more energy than today’s Read more…


Renowned business strategist and futurist Peter Schwartz is issuing a warning to the automotive sector: Step up or step aside in steering the future of cars. The tech industry, he says, could become the main driver of new motorized transport Read more…


2015 sees the 125th anniversary of the death of Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh, and along with many other projects that will mark Van Gogh 2015 the Dutch city of Eindhoven has unveiled a beautiful, artistic cycle path inspired by Read more…


It appears that in 2014 Honda will sell fewer than 1,000 Honda Civic models that run on compressed natural gas. CNG, a clean fuel produced in greatly expanding quantities in the United States, is also an economic greener alternative to Read more…


The most recent column on “groundbreaking innovation” Co-Exist from Fast Company was titled “If Your Neighbor Gets a Solar Panel, You’re Going to Want One Too: Whether  your neighbor has a solar installation is more likely to influence your decision than politics or income Read more…


Last year eight states in the U.S. signed a Memorandum of Understanding calling for cooperation among the states, and alliances with the private sector to speed up deployment of plug-in electric and fuel cell vehicles in their states. The goal Read more…


The five finalists for the 2015 Green Car of the Year award were announced earlier this week. The award is given out every year at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The finalists give clear evidence that green comes in many Read more…


General Motors is working on a new pure-electric car that it expects will go 200 miles on a single charge. That’s according to Mark Reuss, GM’s global product chief, who confirmed the project last week during a presentation to investors. Read more…


Save time, travel costs and carbon? Yup, there’s an app for that: TripGo*. It’s already being used in over 50 major metropolitan cities around the globe to streamline commuting times, travel itineraries and intelligently lower travel emissions. Created by the Read more…

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