It's fun. But as with the original Segway, it's hard to imagine it catching on widely.
Kevin Bullis, TR’s energy reporter, gets a ride in a prototype vehicle called Personal Urban Mobility and Accessibility (P.U.M.A) at the New York Auto show. The vehicle is meant to transform urban transportation.
In November, Fisker Automotive will begin sales of a car with 50 miles of battery-powered range.
The start-up is commercializing what some have called a breakthrough new catalyst for producing hydrogen.
Did the review of GM's prospects depend on unrealistic assumptions about its plug-in technology?
One California utility is taking Solaren Corporation's space-based solar-farm proposal seriously.
New tests confirm that in a head-to-head collision, it's better to be in the big car.
Fear of EPA regulation could help it pass, says Congressman Markey.
Ethanol from corn consumes three times more water than previously thought.
As legislators discuss major new legislation for moving the United States away from its dependence on fossil fuels, Daniel Yergin, chairman of Cambridge Energy Research Associates, reflects on lessons that can be learned from previous shifts in energy use. Yergin recently released a new edition of his Pulitzer Prize–winning book, The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power.