2008

2008 SF Auto Show: The Real Reason Why Toyota’s Fuel Cell Car Can Get Such Good Mileage

November 26, 2008 / No Comments

I got to attend the 51st Annual Auto Show in San Francisco. I went for the intent of seeing what's going on in the green world. Being in Northern California, I expected to see a whole lot more than I did. Still, I saw some. Some pics will follow in subsequent posts, including a $455,000 Porsche. Here I discovered the reason ...

Smart Road System for Green Olympics

July 14, 2008 / No Comments

  Beijing continues to pull out all the stops, stop signs?, to make the usual transportation mess more Olympic friendly, greener, too.  There's a plan: 1. Some 500 vehicles used for shuttling between the Olympic village and venues will be powered by electricity, mixed fuel, or batteries. 780 tons of gasoline and diesel fuel will be saved. C02 will be reduced by ...