Green Transportation

Apple vs. Tesla: Who Will Create the Better Electric Vehicle?

Project Titan

The cars and trucks we drive are a major cause of global warming. Collectively, vehicles account for nearly 1/5 of all emissions in the United States, emitting 24 pounds of green house gasses per gallon of gas. To efficiently cut down on the amount of harmful gasses our vehicles release into the air, we must consider adopting greener solutions, such ...

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Green Car Technology – Choosing the Best Car for Your Needs

Green Car

In the last 5 years, the world’s most developed countries started paying more attention to the great benefits of green cars. Whether we’re talking about classic hybrids, plug-in hybrids or battery-electric vehicles, there’s no doubt that the industry is developing fast. In 2013, US automakers sold almost 700,000 green cars, thus boosting the percentage with 21% compared to the same ...

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How Technology Has Improved Fuel Efficiency

Green Technology

It seems that from the time the first automobiles rolled off the assembly lines, gas mileage has been a concern for those making the vehicles as well as those sitting behind the wheel. However, as technology has advanced over the years, many changes have come to automobiles and their ability to increase fuel efficiency while also having less and less ...

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Plant-based car parts – stronger, lighter, greener

Plant-based car parts

As ludicrous as it may sound, several Brazilian scientists at the Sao Paulo College of Agricultural Science have demonstrated that fiber extraction techniques from fruit can make cars greener and more eco-friendly than ever. Plant-based car parts have finally penetrated the auto marketplace, and apparently they’re lighter and stronger than average parts currently available in auto shops. Car parts made ...

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How Do Hybrid Vehicles Perform on the Second-Hand Market

Hybrid Vehicles

Hybrid vehicles continually increase in popularity as petrol prices soar. While fully electric cars will revolutionize the automotive industry, hybrid cars are the best current alternative to petrol-guzzlers. Typically, used hybrids retain the majority of their value and rise and fall in price depending on the national petrol-price average.   Used Car Comparison   2010 Hyundai Accent Two cars with ...

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6 Things to Look for When Buying an Eco-Friendly Car

Getting ready to buy a new vehicle? Consider buying an eco-friendly car. On top of lowering your carbon footprint, an eco-friendly car can provide you with other added benefits, such as tax breaks and lower fuel costs, to help you save a little cash while you save the Earth. But, just like shopping for any car, choosing a green car ...

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USGT Green Light: ChargePoint, the World’s Largest and Most Open EV Charging Network

Electric Car Charging, ChargePoint

The Greenlight spotlight series takes a look at innovative professionals and businesses disrupting environmental trends with green-focused technology. From automotive to building to energy sources, industries are being disrupted daily as smarter and more innovative green technology becomes available. Name: ChargePoint Mission: To help people make the switch to EV by providing an open charging network while also creating a ...

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