BERLIN— Volkswagen says it will take less than an hour to bring 1.6 and 2.0 liter turbodiesel engines in Europe into line with emissions rules. Volkswagen said in a statement Wednesday that in Europe the 2.0 liter EA 189 engine will require only a software update taking half an hour to install. Volkswagen says the measures only cover Volkswagen-branded models...» Read More
The emirate has quietly embraced a suite of measures to make its buildings, businesses, and homes more sustainable, including a ban on plastic shopping bags.
The Japanese automaker said it received a subpoena from a federal grand jury in New York seeking documents related to unintended acceleration in its vehicles and the braking system of its Prius hybrid.
Overlooked in the aftermath of the deadly, Connecticut, power-plant blast is that no one in 21st century America should die in the quest to keep our lights on and our flat panel TVs glowing.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick is trying to make California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger look like a carbon girlie man. Massachusetts is on target to cut carbon almost 20 percent below 1990 levels by 2020.
President Obama’s recent public support of clean coal and his waning interest in cap-and-trade legislation may not be enough to save the American coal industry from a perfect storm of competitive technology, stricter regulation and growing obsolescence.
After several investigations, it was only last week that Toyota owners learned federal regulators, concerned that the company was not taking apparently dangerous defects seriously enough, traveled to Japan in December to light a fire under corporate executives. Meanwhile, millions of Toyotas continued to be driven by drivers unaware of the potential scope of the problem, and the cars continued to be sold.
Dubai's government, under pressure to repay billions of dollars in debt, said Thursday it has discovered a new offshore oil field - the first such find by the city-state in decades.
Automakers, both big and small, will launch a variety of models as soon as this year to ride the consumer shift to smaller, greener vehicles.
Click ahead to take a look at some of the electric cars expected to hit the market this and the next couple of years.
The U.S. has tremendous solar and wind energy resources, and we can harvest them through a combination of smart public policy and fierce entrepreneurialism. Yet for all of the political rhetoric in support of renewables, the fact remains that the U.S. has no price on greenhouse gases, no transmission superhighway to carry renewable energy to population centers, and no national renewable energy standard, writes Lew Hay is chairman and CEO of FPL Group.
The Securities and Exchange Commission's new rule requiring publicly held companies to disclose their exposure to potential losses from climate change helps not hurts Corporate America.
Federal regulators have cleared Toyota's plan to fix millions of sticky gas pedals, and dealers could get parts to make the repairs as early as Thursday or Friday.
An initial public offering at Tesla has been anticipated for months.
I consider myself a semi-intelligent person. However, I've been reading and re-reading the press release from the Securities and Exchange Commission about plans to advise companies on making disclosures related to their carbon footprints. I expended a lot of my own personal greenhouse gases trying to figure the point.
Ford has halted production of some full-sized commercial vehicles in China because they contain gas pedals built by the same company behind the accelerators in Toyota's recent recall.
Many economists argue that manufacturing is crucial to long-term economic stability. But is there anything left for America to manufacture? The answer is yes—if we focus on products for the growing low-carbon economy.
Ford plans to add 1,200 jobs when it begins making the Explorer sport-utility vehicle in Chicago, according to Crains Chicago Business.
What are the greenest cars on the road, according to the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy? Click to see the list.
Investors are just as ill prepared for a sudden shift to sustainable energy as they were for the sub-prime meltdown.
Boone Pickens spent much of the last two years, and $62 million of his fortune, on an advertising and public relations offensive in which he tried to persuade Americans to embrace his Pickens plan. It called for a vast expansion of wind energy to displace natural gas, freeing the natural gas for use in vehicles, thus displacing foreign oil.