A Hyundai Tucson recently departed on a trip from San Francisco, as it headed to Los Angeles on the initial leg of its journey. This was no family getaway though. The vehicle is scooping up handprints from children along the route as it makes stops at pediatric cancer centers. It also isn’t burning any gasoline on its ride, as it has a fuel cell stack that can convert hydrogen to electricity for its motor.
BMW has announced that they will be supplying the engine for the new Fisker vehicle. Fisker Automotive confirmed this news, and says that BMW will also be supplying a few other components for their “Project Nina” vehicle.
Many years ago, a venture capitalist named Stewart Alsop went public with his view that Facebook should not have accepted an investment from Microsoft based on a valuation of $15 billion.
Toll tags and electronic systems like EZ-Pass are a convenient way to pay a toll. You don’t need to fumble around looking for change, you don’t even need to stop; just proceed through the booth and the cost will automatically be taken from your account.
That’s the good news. The other side of that is that every time you pass through a toll, you are letting people know exactly where you are, and where you are headed.
There has been a growing concern for a number of years about what can be done to be more ‘eco-friendly’ and have less of an impact on our environment. The President has even created a green jobs program to promote industry that offers incentives for businesses to operate in a more ecological friendly way.