SIM-Drive in Japan, a coalition of 34 different companies tasked with creating a Japanese, all-electric prototype vehicle, announced recently it was now on the third iteration of its vision.
New research could speed the nascent switch from ethanol to butanol.
The nonprofit National Research Council (NRC) recently issued a report on how America can reduce its petroleum, or gasoline, use and greenhouse gas emissions by vehicles by 2050.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has concluded that rising temperatures will lead to a massive "greening" of the Arctic by mid-century, as a result of marked increases in plant cover.
In 2011, we reported that the Volvo V60 plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) would be coming to the U.S. We posted a follow-up that the information was inaccurate … at the time.
The World Car Awards started in 2004. Candidates for the four categories – Design, Performance, Green, and the overall World Car – are selected by some of the most well-known and respected journalists covering the automotive industry.
You’ve probably heard about the ever-increasing backlog of US bridges needing repair or replacement.
Since our last report on "smart windows," further developments warrant an update.
The only surprise, now that Subaru has introduced its first production hybrid model, is that it took so long.
A team of Virginia Tech researchers has discovered a way to extract large quantities of hydrogen from any plant, a breakthrough that has the potential to bring a low-cost, environmentally friendly fuel source to the world.
A house located outside Dallas proves that one person’s pile of garbage can be another’s nature preserve. Of course, it helps if the pile of garbage is buried under a layer of earth, monitored for integrity and covered with lush vegetation.
Two annually dated ice cores drawn from the tropical Peruvian Andes reveal Earth’s tropical climate history in unprecedented detail - year by year, for nearly 1,800 years.
A "Soft House" just completed in Hamburg, Germany, dramatically stakes its claim at the cutting edge of green building concepts.
It may seem strange to call 1,125-foot skyscraper efficient, given the energy it takes to build such a monumental structure.
There are many challenges to achieving the dreamed-about hydrogen economy, but one of them – the ability to make hydrogen from water cheaply and at scale – could be a little closer to being overcome. If it indeed is, renewable energy could become a whole lot more economical.
Beekeepers and researchers are reporting growing evidence that a powerful new class of pesticides may be killing off bumblebees.
For human civilization to survive, people must have access to the three basics: Food, water and shelter.
In a recent survey of Republicans and Republican-leaning Independents conducted by the Center for Climate Change Communication (4C) at George Mason University, a majority of respondents (62 percent) said they feel America should take steps to address climate change.
The goal of most modular home designs is to assemble whatever you want by connecting prefab modules together like Lego bricks. As sound as that idea is, the folks at D*Haus Company have added a new fold to an old idea, literally.
Infiniti, as previously discussed, introduced the hybrid trim of its QX crossover at this year’s New York Auto Show.