By Maria Surma Manka on February 21, 2012
The recent projections of $4 – $5 gasoline this summer has been flooding the news, with repercussions predicted for everything from vacation trips to the housing market. This may be especially hard for consumers to stomach after 2011, which saw the most expensive average cost ever for a gallon of gas, at $3.513 per gallon. [...]
By Gavin Hudson on September 14, 2011
Plugging in an electric car is very well and environmentally good, but what about the emissions reductions of connecting a large yacht or even an entire cruise ship to the grid? Currently, ships must burn fuel to maintain onboard systems, even at port. Linking just one cruise ship at port to the electricity grid could prevent the equivalent CO2 emissions of 2,500 cars.
Category: Transportation & Logistics | Tags: cargo ships, cruise liners, cruise ships, electric grid, electricity grid, emissions, Energy, hybrid, hybrid vehicle, shipping, shipping emissions, shipping pollution, shore-to-ship, smart grid | 4
By Timothy Hurst on February 10, 2010
By the time I landed in Long Beach, the storm was already to the east, the sky was blue and the air was warm. I grabbed my bags at the outdoor baggage claim looked up and saw the shiny-new Ford Fusion Hybrid.
By Timothy Hurst on January 5, 2010
UPS is partnering with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory to research and develop a hybrid diesel system for the delivery company’s ubiquitous brown step delivery vans.
By Timothy Hurst on September 3, 2009
Ford Fusion sales totaled 21,010 for the month of August—a sales record for any month—and up 132 percent versus a year ago.