Tesla Model S named 'Most important car of the last 20 years' by The Telegraph


Source: TreeHugger 19 December 2014
Tesla Model S named 'Most important car of the last 20 years' by The Telegraph

It's that time of the year again. Year-end lists of "the best X of 2014" are rolling out, soon to be followed by all kinds of predictions for 2015.

Peru's Climate Leaders Awarded over $11 Million for Low-Carbon Urban Transport


Source: SustainableCities 19 December 2014
Peru's Climate Leaders Awarded over $11 Million for Low-Carbon Urban Transport

Peru was recently awarded €9 million for its urban transport Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMA) by the German and British NAMA facility.

Elon Musk - Thoughts on transitioning to 100% renewable energy


Source: Elon Musk 19 December 2014
Elon Musk - Thoughts on transitioning to 100% renewable energy

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk offers his thoughts on transitioning to 100% renewable energy...

Magical Thinking in the Age of Green


Source: SustainableCities 18 December 2014
Magical Thinking in the Age of Green

We are not in the Age of Aquarius that had brought radical hope about societal change and a turn toward ecology and steady state growth.

Four Actions that Latin America's Cities Can Explore to Combat Climate Change


Source: The Energy Collective 18 December 2014
Four Actions that Latin America's Cities Can Explore to Combat Climate Change

Latin America and the Caribbean is the most urbanized region in the world, with 80 percent of its inhabitants living in cities.

Two of the key early investors in Tesla have a new fund


Source: Gigaom 17 December 2014
Two of the key early investors in Tesla have a new fund

Two early backers of electric car company Tesla — Nancy Pfund and Ira Ehrenpreis — are teaming up to invest a new fund.

Survey of UK Nissan LEAF owners finds more than 50% swear off gasoline forever


Source: TreeHugger 16 December 2014
Survey of UK Nissan LEAF owners finds more than 50% swear off gasoline forever

Electric cars tend to get very high scores in owner satisfaction surveys. Such as the Tesla Model S, getting a 98% "would buy again" score.

Increasing Mode Share of Bus Transport in Indian Cities


Source: Sustainable Cities 16 December 2014
Increasing Mode Share of Bus Transport in Indian Cities

Like many cities around the world, Indian cities are experiencing urbanization, motorization, and increasing congestion.

TfL announce “simpler” bike hire pricing in move to boost usage


Source: MayorWatch 15 December 2014
TfL announce “simpler” bike hire pricing in move to boost usage

Transport for London is hoping to boost use of its cycle hire scheme by simplifying fees.

Toyota's Smart Insect Concept EV Packs Kinect Motion Sensor and Voice Recognition


Source: YouTube 12 December 2014 Featured
Toyota's Smart Insect Concept EV Packs Kinect Motion Sensor and Voice Recognition

Toyota's latest concept car, called the Smart INSECT, works as a giant accessory for your cell phone, connecting to all sorts of...

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UK green transport plans get £25m advanced biofuel plant boost


Source: Click Green 12 December 2014
UK green transport plans get £25m advanced biofuel plant boost

The UK green fuels industry will take a significant step forward with the launch today of a £25 million competition to build advanced biofuel plants.

A vision of highways in the "connected, low carbon future"


Source: TreeHugger 11 December 2014
A vision of highways in the "connected, low carbon future"

The visionaries at engineering giant ARUP are at it again, this time imagining the future of the highway.

More than half of Nissan Leaf owners insist they will never u-turn and buy conventional cars again


Source: BusinessGreen 11 December 2014
More than half of Nissan Leaf owners insist they will never u-turn and buy conventional cars again

Nissan will today publish the results of customer research suggesting a majority of customers for its Leaf have become electric vehicle converts.

Solar FREAKIN' Roadways!


Source: SolarRoadWays 11 December 2014
Solar FREAKIN' Roadways!

Two American engineers have set out to overhaul the US's transport and energy infrastructures

Tesla begins selling electric vehicles in Australia and plans charging network


Source: The Guardian 10 December 2014
Tesla begins selling electric vehicles in Australia and plans charging network

Zero-emission, fully electric vehicles from the pioneering US manufacturer Tesla have officially gone on sale in Australia.

Optical Camouflage To Be Implemented Into Cars In 5 Years


Source: BitRebels 10 December 2014 Featured
Optical Camouflage To Be Implemented Into Cars In 5 Years

Features built into cars that help people drive more safely have become very popular lately. Everything from rear and front mounted cameras to...

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Smarter, More Competitive Cities


Source: IBM 10 December 2014
Smarter, More Competitive Cities

In our world of seven billion people, the global rural-urban balance of populations has tipped for the first time in favor of cities. About one in...

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Covered Electric Motorcycle (Or Scooter) That Can’t Be Knocked Down


Source: Clean Technica 9 December 2014
Covered Electric Motorcycle (Or Scooter) That Can’t Be Knocked Down

Lit Motors founder Daniel Kim views his inviting creation, the C-1, as a vehicle that offers the driver “…the romance of the motorcycle with the...

Germany and France look to put brake on EU car emission standards


Source: BusinessGreen 9 December 2014
Germany and France look to put brake on EU car emission standards

Governments issue joint statement saying 2025 target should be pushed back to 2030 so manufacturers have more time to adapt to emissions standards.

Megacities - Sustaining the City


Source: BBC 8 December 2014
Megacities - Sustaining the City

Documentary series in which Andrew Marr finds out how some of the world's biggest cities feed, protect and move their citizens.

Unlocking Low-Carbon Growth Through Energy Efficient Cities


Source: Sustainable Cities 8 December 2014
Unlocking Low-Carbon Growth Through Energy Efficient Cities

Urbanization is reshaping the economy, energy systems, and climate of our planet. By 2050, the world’s cities are expected to add 2.5 billion people.

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