|HYUNDAI LAUNCHES ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY SPEAKER SERIES AT UC IRVINE'S INSTITUTE OF TRANSPORTATION STUDIES|
| ||• Technology Innovation Seminars Aimed at School's Master's and Ph.D. Level Students on the Future of Transportation|
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Dec. 2, 2015 – Hyundai Motor America and the Institute of Transportation Studies at the University of California, Irvine, have developed a new seminar series on advancements in transportation. Master's and Ph.D. students at the university will hear from innovation leaders at Hyundai and share insights from the school's forward-thinking tra...[Read more...]
|From Water to Waste to Wildlife: Toyota's Environmental 'To Do' List|
| ||Launch the only zero emission vehicle with more than 300 miles of driving range – check.
Manufacture vehicles using renewable energy from landfill gas – check.
Save more than 54 million gallons of water by reducing, reusing and recycling – check.
Certify more than 1,000 acres of land in North America to Wildlife Habitat Council's Wildlife at Work program – check.
Reuse hybrid batteries to create stationary energy systems – check.
The environmental 'to do' list is lengthy and...[Read more...]|
|Talkin' ‘Bout a Revolution|
|• A healthy obsession leads Jackie Birdsall and TTC to the forefront of history |
The word she keeps using is 'obsessed.'
Jackie Birdsall became 'obsessed' with cars when she was a teenager. That made her 'obsessed' with the history of auto icons like Henry Ford and Lee Iacocca. In 2003, she did an internship with
Daimler-Chrysler, leading to an 'obsession' with hydrogen fuel cell technology.
And now, as an engineer at Toyota Technical Center, Birdsall is 'obsessed' with bringi...[Read more...]
|HONDA'S 'NEVER ENDING RACE' DOCUMENTS ITS FOUR-DECADE BATTLE AGAINST AIR POLLUTION|
|◾Third film in award-winning Environmental Short Film Series explores Honda's voluntary efforts to reduce vehicle emissions over forty-year period
◾Honda's successful demonstration of low-emissions vehicle technology led state of California to adopt new, more stringent emissions regulations
◾New-vehicle emissions are 1/1000th of 1970 levels
◾Next environmental 'race' is against global climate change
As unprecedented levels of pollution choked the nation's largest cities in the early 1970's...[Read more...]|
|Citaro FuelCELL Hybrid wins EBUS Award|
|• Award for the advanced hybrid technology from
• Citaro FuelCELL Hybrid impresses with synergies from the passenger car segment
• Judges praise the 'seriousness' of development efforts
In the fuel cell bus category, the Citaro FuelCELL Hybrid won the EBUS Award, the environmental award for public local transport. Roman Biondi, brand spokesman for Mercedes-Benz buses and EvoBus, and Ulrich Piotrowski, the Market Launch Manager for Mercedes-Benz hybrid and electric buses, a...[Read more...]|