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Mazda Rotary May Get A New Lease On Life As A Range Extender Engine

Mazda says it may use a small version of of its rotary power plant as a range extender engine for plug-in hybrid vehicles. Its compact dimensions and low weight could make it ideal for just such an application

Chevy Bolt Wins 2017 Electric Car Sales Title In California

The Chevy Bolt is the new sales leader for electric cars in California. outselling all others including the Model S. That may change, if and when Tesla succeeds at building its new Model 3 in significant numbers.

Costs Fall In Latest French Onshore Wind Tender

Costs have fallen in the latest French onshore wind tender with a total of 22 projects totaling 508 megawatts being awarded at an average winning price of €65 MW/h, according to results published by the French Government. 

Jaguar I-Pace Faces Off Against Tesla Model X In Drag Race. Who Wins?

Put a Jaguar I-Pace up against Tesla Model X. Ask both cars to accelerate to 60 and then come to a complete stop in the shortest possible distance. Which car will win?

Vattenfall Plans €100 Million Investment In Large-Scale Solar

Swedish power company Vattenfall, known most recently for its wind energy development, has announced that it plans to invest €100 million in large-scale solar energy generation over the next two years, as part of the company's plans to become fossil free within a generation

India’s Lithion Power To Invest $1 Billion In Battery Swap Program For EVs

A small company based in New Delhi has announced a huge plan to take advantage of the impending explosion in battery demand in India

“Deeply Flawed” Study Finds Uber & Lyft Drivers Net Only $3.37 An Hour

An MIT study finds the median net profit per hour for Uber and Lyft drivers is just $3.37. Uber calls the study "deeply flawed,"

Here's The Poop On Antarctica's Secret Penguin Society, Population 1.5 Million

Scientists learned of the "hotspot for avian abundance" thanks to the birds' prodigious droppings.

5 Avalanche Victims Rescued At California's Squaw Valley Ski Resort

Two were injured by the wall of snow. A snowboarder was found dead earlier as a blizzard and fierce winds struck the region.

Millions Brace For Winter Storm Threatening To Flood Coasts From Maine To North Carolina

A combination of heavy rains, monthly extreme high tides and a wind-driven storm surge could combine to cause several feet of water to flow onto streets.

To Help Save Our Oceans, Include Women In The Conversation

Current sea laws were written by men and for men, and they profoundly affect how we protect our natural resources.

Pesticides Put Wild Bees At Risk, Food Safety Watchdog Confirms

The EU has had a moratorium on the use of neonicotinoids since 2014 after lab research pointed to potential risks for bees.

The Warped Environmentalism Of America’s Biggest Industrial Meat Producer

Tyson Foods has a plan to stave off regulation and put a friendly face on its pollution.

This whimsical houseboat in Seattle is straight out of a fairy tale

Floating on Seattle's Lake Union, this fairy-tale houseboat - which is on the market for $850,000 - has more storybook features than you can shake a magic wand at. The shingled roof is topped with a turret, and the interior features playful geometric archways, secret nooks, and stained-glass windows. Show More Summary

Minimalist cabin in the Chilean mountains lets climbers escape the daily grind

Chilean architect Lorena Troncoso-Valencia designed a serene wooden refuge deep in the Chilean mountains. The architect - who specializes in sustainable habitats - created the wooden PV Cabin as a refuge for the many mountain climbers that come to explore the rugged terrain of Las Trancas, Pinto. Show More Summary

Scientist warns Elon Musk's Starman could be a bio-threat to Mars

Starman, the "driver" of Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster as it cruises through the cosmos, may be carrying the largest collection of terrestrial bacteria ever sent into space. “Even if they radiated the outside, the engine would be dirty,” scientist Jay Melosh said in a statement. Show More Summary

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