Cummins says it will develop a Class 6 commercial plug-in hybrid electric vehicle — these are typically buses or single-axle work trucks — that reduces fuel consumption by at least 50 percent compared to conventional medium-duty trucks. This is thanks to a $4.5 million grant, awarded by the US Department … Read more »
Ford, General Motors, General Electric and the Ohio State University are among the 38 companies, universities and national labs to receive more than $45 million in Energy Department funding for projects that accelerate the research and development of vehicle technologies to improve fuel efficiency, lower transportation costs and protect the … Read more »
The EPA has launched an online Green Sports Resource Directory that it says can help teams, venues and leagues save money and reduce carbon pollution, and improve waste management, water and energy conservation, and other sustainability efforts. Additionally, the new directory contains information that can help teams gain recognition for … Read more »
Glenn Daehn and Anthony Luscher from The Ohio State University discuss their lightweight metal-based vehicles research, which is funded by the Alcoa Foundation Advancing Sustainability Research Initiative. The Advancing Sustainability Research Initiative is managed by Alcoa Foundation and administered by the Institute of International Education (IIE).
Ohio State University, Colorado State University, the University of Virginia and five other US colleges have been named quarter finalists in the second annual Environmental March Madness, a competition to find the most sustainable university in the country. According to tournament sponsor Enviance, George Mason University, Michigan State University, Middlebury College, the University of California … Read more »