Greener fuels may not make shipping safer – here's why

Global shipping emits 2% of the world's carbon dioxide emissions and this is projected to increase. No wonder there have been widespread calls for the shipping industry to reduce its hazardous emissions by replacing traditional ...

Taming biofuel-loving microbes

Most people are cautious around gasoline and diesel for good reason, but some microbes love the stuff—especially biofuels that contain fatty acid derivatives. So, as the world tries to go "green," it also has to consider ...

UPS adding to electric truck fleet

UPS says it will soon start using electric delivery trucks that cost the same as conventional diesel- or gas-fueled ones.

Ford hires 400 for Canadian connected car research

Ford Motor Co. will hire approximately 400 employees from software company BlackBerry Ltd. as part of sizable new investments in Canada that include a connected-vehicle research center in Ottawa, company officials said Thursday.

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