News tagged with gas stations

Meeting the electric vehicle challenge

From an environmental perspective, plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (EVs) are good because they produce little to no greenhouse gases. From a driver's perspective, though, EVs can cause "range anxiety" – that is, worrying ...

dateMar 11, 2016 in Energy & Green Tech
shares11 comments 1

Insta-gas, for the ultimate couch potato

Even in an era where no errand is too small to outsource to a smartphone application, startup Purple, which dispatches a stranger to fill up customers' gas tanks, might smack as on-demand capitalism gone too far.

dateDec 03, 2015 in Software
shares9 comments 0

Rich powers cut export aid for coal plants

Advanced economies including the United States, Japan and European Union have agreed for the first time to restrict state aid for exports of large, inefficient coal-fired power stations, the OECD announced Wednesday.

dateNov 18, 2015 in Environment
shares22 comments 0