Automotive

Automakers prep for stronger mileage standards under Biden

Now that it's clear Joe Biden soon will be president, the fight over automobile pollution and fuel efficiency standards is likely to peter out, and U.S. consumers should see a broader selection of electric and efficient vehicles.

Energy & Green Tech

California scales up 1st-in-US electric truck sale proposal

California regulators on Tuesday strengthened a proposed first-in-the-nation rule that would force auto makers to sell more electric delivery vans and work trucks in a state with the country's worst air quality.

Machine learning & AI

Google aims AI at whales, words and well-being

Google on Tuesday provided a look at efforts to put artificial intelligence to use for good, from protecting whales to breaking language barriers.

Business

US Postal Service to boost purchases of electric vehicles

The U.S. Postal Service said it will substantially increase the number of electric-powered vehicles it's buying to replace its fleet of aging delivery trucks, after the Biden administration and environmental groups said the ...

Energy & Green Tech

Florida utility aims to eliminate carbon emissions by 2045

Florida's largest electricity provider has announced plans to eliminate its carbon emissions by 2045 by halting its fossil fuel usage and greatly increasing its reliance on solar energy, including using it to turn water into ...

Energy & Green Tech

Environmentalists oppose more life for California nuke plant

Dozens of environmental and anti-nuclear organizations expressed opposition Tuesday to any attempt to extend the life of California's last operating nuclear power plant, challenging suggestions that its electricity is needed ...

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