Energy & Green Tech

Using heat from underground parking lots to warm apartments

Over a third of the energy used in Switzerland each year goes to heating. And nearly 60% of the heating used in Swiss residential buildings originates from fossil fuels—making Switzerland the biggest such consumer in Europe. ...

Energy & Green Tech

Synergistic value streams studied in hybrid power plants

Imagine an electric grid powered by clean, renewable energy. Now imagine that this grid provides all the comfort and convenience consumers have come to expect as well as grid reliability and resiliency services that are similar ...

Automotive

The five best hybrid SUVs you can buy

Buying a hybrid vehicle is typically a smart way to help save money on gas and reduce your carbon footprint compared to a conventional gasoline-only vehicle. Not long ago your shopping choices were largely limited to hybrid ...

Automotive

Volkswagen profits rise but chip shortage impact not over

German carmaker Volkswagen reported a jump in first quarter profits Thursday but warned that a global shortage of semiconductors that has hurt production would have a "more significant impact" in the coming months.

Energy & Green Tech

Hybrid leader Toyota turns on electrics

Toyota, which pioneered hybrid cars, unveiled Monday plans for its first global line-up of battery electric vehicles as other carmakers have pulled ahead in electrification.

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