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Toyota Doesn't Want You To Plug In Its Electric Cars
As Automobile Magazine notes, this isn’t the first time the industry is seeing wireless charging technology for electric
How Exactly Will We Move Away from Fossil Fuels?
Corporate Strategy Advisor; Author, The Big Pivot (co-author G...
As the world migrates away from carbon-based fuels, trillions of barrels of oil and billions of tons of coal -- the assets sitting on the books of energy companies -- will become "stranded," or worthless. It's a compelling argument, but only if we can answer a key question.
Did You Hear the One About the Serious Environmentalist?
Senior Comms Dir (Climate/Health), Environmental Defense Fund ...
If you spend time with environmental activists, you'll find that most of us don't fit the stereotype. We won't scold you for driving the wrong car or turning up the heat on a cold day, and we probably tell more jokes about ourselves than any else.
Toyota Prius In California: Hybrid Car Is Becoming More Popular, 2012 Registrations Show
That the Prius ranks in this way continues to show how this hybrid is the leading example of the integration of green vehicle
I Am Car-Less in Los Angeles
I gave up my car last July. Yes, you read that right. And it's been seven months of car-less bliss. continue to bike/bus/walk/hitch rides to get around.
How Environmental Regulation Could Use Industrial Design to Save the Planet
When people are forced to follow the rules, a lot of them refuse to budge or push back. However, if the issue can be reframed, shall we say, the regulations could be a lot more effective.
Is 40 the New 30 for People and Auto Mileage? Kicking the Tires at the LA Auto Show
Author, journalist, writer, producer, director
Is 40 miles per gallon (mpg) the new 30? Could this be the de facto standard for a new crop of vigorous, green machines that promise to cart our gracefully aging selves around while taking baby sips of fuel or electrons?
Prius Is Richest Californians' Favorite Car, Topping Mercedes, BMW (PHOTOS)
Toprak said the Prius is "one of the only cheaper vehicles that still gives you an image of status." He continued, "It shows
Help! I am Going to Turn into a Man!
Myra Demeter, Ph.D.
Educator, Mom, Community activist, Stroke Survivor Caretaker/Wife
We just returned from our first weekend away from home since my husband's stroke 20 months ago.
Do you have info to share with HuffPost reporters?
Be Afraid: Who's Driving SUVs These Days
Co-founder of Archer School
Many of their original owners have seen the light and jumped to the Prius, but the SUVs are still on the road, and in some
Toyota Prius, Other Fuel-Saving Cars, May Soon Be Free Of Heavily Regulated Rare Earths
By Reuters, Reuters
China produces more than 95 percent of the world's rare earth metals. Its efforts to limit exports, citing resource depletion
2012 Detroit Auto Show Highlights: Day 2 (PHOTOS)
The North American International Auto Show press preview week kicked off in Detroit Monday with big debuts from the Big Three
The Shaky Marriage of Apathy and Activism
TED speaker, UC Berkeley student, feminist and writer
We try to live in a bubble of Priuses and occasional donations, shopping trips to buy sustainably made $40 shorts with our friends, conversations about school events and neighborhood redecorations.
A Small Victory
Here's how it worked out: We drove the anticipated 2,000 miles. We averaged 49+ miles per gallon, in spite of horrible driving conditions and an unexpected side trip into New Jersey (!).
Brooks Pits 'Connection' vs. 'Adventure,' But Why Not Both?
As for On The Road, in 2007 Brooks himself stood up for the rebelliousness of the novel against "us grumpy midlife critics
Toyota's Audacious Goal: Double Profit by 2015
Having dominated the hybrid field for over a decade with the iconic Prius, Toyota said it will launch about 10 more hybrid
Red Herring Alert: Planet Earth Does Not Need a Care Package
Dean, Duke University's Nicholas School of the Environment
When it comes to issues like climate change, one of George Will's favorite tactics is the
, also known in some circles as a red herring. Think of it as a rhetorical sleight of hand.
Darrell Issa, US Rep. With Auto Industry Ties, Blames Victim In Toyota Acceleration Case
The office of U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa expressed doubts over the weekend about a San Diego's man's report of a harrowing, out
Toyota Recalls Time When You Were So Happy Together
Imma let you finish...
In related news, Felicia Thurgood of New Salem has announced that she will be recalling her 16-year-old son, Derek, who recently failed out of his third high school.
Toyota, I Am Un-Friending You
You weren't honest, you haven't been listening and you often don't respond when I call. I never thought it would end like this between me and you,
Toyota Recall: Two Toyota Employees, Former NHTSA Regulators, Got US To Stop Accelerator Probes
Feb. 12 (Bloomberg) -- Former regulators hired by Toyota Motor Corp. helped end at least four U.S. investigations of unintended
Prius Still A Hollywood Hit
Toyota is adding a recall of its best-selling Prius Hybrids to its troubles. So will the greenest stars still climb into
The F Word: Pledge to Save Journalism
But before you switch the dial, before you touch that remote, remember. All that guff you're hearing about the importance
Toyota's Gift to Detroit
Political and Pop Culture Analyst
Toyota's crisis is the biggest gift to American automakers since the government's bailout eighteen months ago. If Detroit is smart, we'll be hearing a lot of
Steve Wozniak's Prius Problems: Apple Co-Founder Thinks Software Is To Blame For Toyota Problem
The billionaire told Bloomberg that he believes his vehicle's accelerator problems are software related and that he has complained
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