TRANS PORTATION curated News February 27th

Bykes - Photo: Sheep and bikes share the road
Cyclists get along with more than just cars in the Netherlands .. ...
http://www.treehugger.com/slideshows/culture/photo-sheep-and


CARS - 2015 McLaren 650S Ready For Takeoff

http://www.forbes.com/pictures/egdh45eekek/the-debut-of-a-su


CARS - 2015 Toyota trucks love dirt
The 2015 TRD Pro Series makes off-roading extreme .. ...
http://www.torquenews.com/galleries/2015-toyota-trucks-love-


CARS - Official: Ford celebrating 80 years of Aussie utes as it prepares to shutter Oz manufacturing
Filed under: Classics, Truck, Ford, AustraliaFord is ending Australian production after 90 years in 2016, and with it may go perhaps the most iconic vehicles in its auto market - the ute. Car-based pickup trucks like the Ford Ranchero and Chevrolet El Camino were always more of a curiosity than a true market force here, but in Australia, they have long proven hugely popular.As the legend goes, Ford invented the niche after a farmer's wife had ask ...
Ford Ute 80th Anniversary
http://www.autoblog.com/2014/02/26/ford-australia-ute-turns-


CARS - Report: Sonata, Elantra driving down Hyundai quality scores
Filed under: Coupe, Sedan, Technology, Hatchback, HyundaiHyundai was the butt of many jokes in the auto industry when it first entered the US market, but since then, it has forged ahead and built cars that stand with the best in their respective segments. The 2011 Sonata and 2011 Elantra were seen as the apotheosis of the brand's forward progress when they were introduced, but falling J.D. Power and Associates Dependability Study results may actu ...
2011 Hyundai Sonata
http://www.autoblog.com/2014/02/26/sonata-elantra-driving-do


CARS - Tesla Gigafactory could be built in Texas
Tesla announced today details of its planned Gigafactory. The factory will build electric car battery packs to power Tesla's vehicles .. ...
http://www.torquenews.com/1083/tesla-gigafactory-could-be-bu


CARS - The 2015 Ford F150 Should Yield Ford's First Half Ton Diesel Pickup
For years now, many people considering a Ford F150 have been hoping to see a diesel engine in the half ton truck lineup as advancements in diesel technology could allow an oil burning F150 to offer The 2015 Ford F150 XLT from the side A silver 2015 Ford F150 XLT from the rear A 2015 Ford F150 pushing a plow ...
The 2015 Ford F150 in graphite
http://www.torquenews.com/106/2015-ford-f150-should-yield-fo


CARS - The Best-Loved Cars In America

http://www.forbes.com/pictures/mkm45glgkf/the-hyundai-genesi


CARS - This is the Coolest 2015 Ford Mustang Ad Yet
When Need for Speed opens in theaters around the country on March 14th, it will be the first major motion picture to feature the new 2015 Ford Mustang .. ...
Need for Speed 2014 Mustang GT
http://www.torquenews.com/106/coolest-2015-ford-mustang-ad-y


CARS - Time For Another Tesla Convertible In The Garage?
I’ve written in this space about several high-profile companies that should take advantage of market conditions to raise  money on highly favorable terms by issuing convertible bonds. Facebook and have been featured here.  Now it’s time for a company that’s already taken a successful spin through the market .. ...
http://www.forbes.com/sites/billfeingold/2014/02/26/time-for


EVs - Consumer Reports names Tesla Model S 'Best Overall car' for 2014
Consumer Reports is all about independent, impartial reviews. When they give really high marks to something, it has more weight than when most other sources do .. ...
http://www.treehugger.com/cars/consumer-reports-names-tesla-


EVs - Elon Musk's $1.1 Billion Day
The surging price of Tesla shares brings Musk's net worth to $11.7 billion, up 47.8 percent since the start of the yea .. ...
http://origin-www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-02-26/as-te


EVs - Forbes Life Elon Musk

http://www.forbes.com/pictures/emeh45kggl/elon-musk-2


EVs - Germany EV Sales (January 2014)
Originally published on EV Obsession. January 2014 electrified vehicles sales for Germany are now out. Continuing where the smart electric drive left off, at the top of the list, it also topped the sales list in January. #2 rose from #5 on the 2013 list, but that’s really no surprise—it’s the BMW i3, which just Germany EV Sales (January 2014) was originally published on: CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 30,000 other subsc ...
http://cleantechnica.com/2014/02/27/germany-ev-sales-january


EVs - Germany Electrified Vehicle Sales (January 2014)
January 2014 electrified vehicles sales for Germany are now out. Continuing where the smart electric drive left off, at the top of the list, it also topped the sales list in January. #2 rose from #5 on the 2013 list, but that’s really no surprise—it’s the BMW i3, which just hit the market at the [...]Germany Electrified Vehicle Sales (January 2014) was originally published on EV Obsession .. ...
http://evobsession.com/germany-electrified-vehicle-sales-jan


EVs - How to keep electric cars from crashing the grid
Electric car purchases increased 84% in 2013. It's still a small market, but will fast growth threaten to crash the electric grid .. ...
http://www.treehugger.com/cars/how-keep-electric-cars-crashi


EVs - Tesla reveals details about its game-changing battery 'Gigafactory'
Looks like we have a double-dose of Tesla for you today! Gigafactory details are finally out .. ...
http://www.treehugger.com/clean-technology/tesla-reveals-det


EVs - Why Honda will end Fit EV production in 2014
As reported in January by Torque News, Honda entered the plug-in EV market very cautiously and possibly reluctantly .. ...
Fit_EV_Motor
http://www.torquenews.com/1574/why-honda-will-end-fit-ev-pro


FUELS - Biofuels Without Enzymes — Cheap Acid-Based Approach Developed
Producing biofuels from plant and food waste is an approach that has long been pursued by researchers, but it’s one largely dependent upon relatively expensive enzymes. That may now be changing, though, thanks to new research from the University of Southern Denmark. The use of expensive enzymes can be avoided completely with a cheap new Biofuels Without Enzymes — Cheap Acid-Based Approach Developed was originally published on: CleanTechnica. To r ...
http://cleantechnica.com/2014/02/27/biofuels-without-enzymes


FUELS - Biofuels made from rubbish 'could power 16% of EU road transport'
BusinessGreen: Study finds huge potential for sustainable advanced biofuels to cut emissions and fossil fuel import .. ...
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/feb/26/biofuels-
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PUBLIC - Does public transit reduce or increase prejudice?
A new Harvard study examines how public transit can help or increase prejudice. The Harvard author comes to the conclusion that public transit could help bring "intergroup harmony." However, others come to a different conclusion from the research .. ...
http://www.treehugger.com/public-transportation/does-public-


Bykes - Photo: Sheep and bikes share the road

Cyclists get along with more than just cars in the Netherlands ...

http://www.treehugger.com/slideshows/culture/photo-sheep-and-bikes-sha

CARS - 2015 McLaren 650S Ready For Takeoff

http://www.forbes.com/pictures/egdh45eekek/the-debut-of-a-supercar

CARS - 2015 Toyota trucks love dirt

The 2015 TRD Pro Series makes off-roading extreme ...

http://www.torquenews.com/galleries/2015-toyota-trucks-love-dir

CARS - Official: Ford celebrating 80 years of Aussie utes as it prepares to shutter Oz manufacturing

Filed under: Classics, Truck, Ford, AustraliaFord is ending Australian production after 90 years in 2016, and with it may go perhaps the most iconic vehicles in its auto market - the ute. Car-based pickup trucks like the Ford Ranchero and Chevrolet El Camino were always more of a curiosity than a true market force here, but in Australia, they have long proven hugely popular.As the legend goes, Ford invented the niche after a farmer's wife had ask ...

Ford Ute 80th Anniversary

http://www.autoblog.com/2014/02/26/ford-australia-ute-turns-80-as-prod

CARS - Report: Sonata, Elantra driving down Hyundai quality scores

Filed under: Coupe, Sedan, Technology, Hatchback, HyundaiHyundai was the butt of many jokes in the auto industry when it first entered the US market, but since then, it has forged ahead and built cars that stand with the best in their respective segments. The 2011 Sonata and 2011 Elantra were seen as the apotheosis of the brand's forward progress when they were introduced, but falling J.D. Power and Associates Dependability Study results may actu ...

2011 Hyundai Sonata

http://www.autoblog.com/2014/02/26/sonata-elantra-driving-down-hyundai

CARS - Tesla Gigafactory could be built in Texas

Tesla announced today details of its planned Gigafactory. The factory will build electric car battery packs to power Tesla's vehicles ...

http://www.torquenews.com/1083/tesla-gigafactory-could-be-built-texa

CARS - The 2015 Ford F150 Should Yield Ford's First Half Ton Diesel Pickup

For years now, many people considering a Ford F150 have been hoping to see a diesel engine in the half ton truck lineup as advancements in diesel technology could allow an oil burning F150 to offer The 2015 Ford F150 XLT from the side A silver 2015 Ford F150 XLT from the rear A 2015 Ford F150 pushing a plow ...

The 2015 Ford F150 in graphite

http://www.torquenews.com/106/2015-ford-f150-should-yield-fords-first-

CARS - The Best-Loved Cars In America

http://www.forbes.com/pictures/mkm45glgkf/the-hyundai-genesis

CARS - This is the Coolest 2015 Ford Mustang Ad Yet

When Need for Speed opens in theaters around the country on March 14th, it will be the first major motion picture to feature the new 2015 Ford Mustang ...

Need for Speed 2014 Mustang GT

http://www.torquenews.com/106/coolest-2015-ford-mustang-ad-ye

CARS - Time For Another Tesla Convertible In The Garage?

I’ve written in this space about several high-profile companies that should take advantage of market conditions to raise  money on highly favorable terms by issuing convertible bonds. Facebook and have been featured here.  Now it’s time for a company that’s already taken a successful spin through the market ...

http://www.forbes.com/sites/billfeingold/2014/02/26/time-for-another-t

EVs - Consumer Reports names Tesla Model S 'Best Overall car' for 2014

Consumer Reports is all about independent, impartial reviews. When they give really high marks to something, it has more weight than when most other sources do ...

http://www.treehugger.com/cars/consumer-reports-names-tesla-model-s-be

EVs - Elon Musk's $1.1 Billion Day

The surging price of Tesla shares brings Musk's net worth to $11.7 billion, up 47.8 percent since the start of the yea ...

http://origin-www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-02-26/as-tesla-shares

EVs - Forbes Life Elon Musk

http://www.forbes.com/pictures/emeh45kggl/elon-musk-2

EVs - Germany EV Sales (January 2014)

Originally published on EV Obsession. January 2014 electrified vehicles sales for Germany are now out. Continuing where the smart electric drive left off, at the top of the list, it also topped the sales list in January. #2 rose from #5 on the 2013 list, but that’s really no surprise—it’s the BMW i3, which just Germany EV Sales (January 2014) was originally published on: CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 30,000 other subsc ...

http://cleantechnica.com/2014/02/27/germany-ev-sales-january-2014