Leaded gas, one of our species’ great pollutants, is no longer made or used. The last country which sold leaded gasoline, Algeria, ceased to do so this month, 41 years after the first country—Japan—made the decision. It was in the early days of the automobile’s ascension that gasoline producers began to add different chemicals to […]
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The future of travel is bold, with a boat-plane hybrid set to transform short distance ferry services. From the Virgin Hyperloop toÂ HAV carbon-free dirigibles to self-driving cars to, now, this, theÂ REGENT “seaglider” is an electric transport plane that can do 180 mph, or around six-times the speed of a ferry, and with double the range […]
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WASHINGTON — Amtrak would see its biggest infusion of money since its inception a half-century ago. Climate resilience programs would receive their largest burst of government spending ever. The nation’s power grid would be upgraded to the tune of $73…
One major thing missing in the House bill, however, was Republican support — even from those who won coveted projects for their districts. Only two G.O.P. lawmakers, Representatives Brian Fitzpatrick of Pennsylvania and Christopher H. Smith of New Jersey, crossed…
General Motors Co. said yesterday it will pour more resources into electric vehicles, in the form of $8 billion and two new factories to build batteries.
California could thrust electric vehicles into mainstream America by requiring half of all new cars sold by 2030 to release zero emissions, according to a leading consumer group.
California needs 1.2 million electric vehicle charging stations to meet its 2030 clean car goals, a new state study said.
Vehicle tailpipe emissions are traveling across state lines and killing thousands of people in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic, according to new research published today.
How Do Animals Safely Cross a Highway? Take a Look. There are few things Americans can agree on these days. Wildlife crossings, it seems, are one of them. The engineers were used to building overpasses for vehicles, not wildlife. But…
As companies continue to search for more environmentally regenerative materials to use in manufacturing, the tire industry is beginning to revisit an old Soviet method of rubber cultivation, using a plant that is considered a pesky weed in the Westâdandelions. A major tire company in Germany has partnered with the University of Aachen to produce […]
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