Transportation

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Minnesota 2020
As new technology emerges for more efficient transportation, it's a bit of a chicken and egg story. Will consumers embrace new fuel efficiency upgrades in electric vehicles? Will the public sector invest in new infrastructure? What role should... Read More
Dollar-for-dollar, the little Toyota Prius C just might be the most cost-effective and efficient gasoline-fueled transportation device sold in America today. But the starting price of $18,950 and official fuel economy estimates of 53 city / 46... Read More
Sustainability in the City! This week we’re headed to the city, a place of great opportunity but also environmental dilemmas.  Cities are often criticized for high volumes of traffic and pollution, making them a difficult place to navigate and live... Read More
Urban Wheels of the Future: Why Fight Over Parking? - See mo
Urban Wheels of the Future: Why Fight Over Parking? - See mo
This week on Bloomberg West we featured City Car, a new electric car concept that makes getting around a city much easier!
This week on Bloomberg West, we featured NuMat Technologies. They’ve developed an innovative new method that uses tiny crystals to store alternative forms of energy. Check it out!
KARLAN TOOL CO.
Here's an engine I designed and built with the following specifications: four cylinder, four cycle, gasoline engine, barrel engine, cylinders parallel to the shaft, with three moving parts. A major cause of air pollution is the burning of dirty... Read More
Currently, electric vehicles are still failing to catch on. However, I think I might have an idea that would bring public interest back to the electric vehicle. My definition of any EV is the ability to be "self-charged" by sunlight. I never believe... Read More
This week on Bloomberg West, we focus on TrailerTail, a device that allows big rig trucks to be more efficient and use less fuel.
It's not all about electric vehicles, you know. Even as more and more automakers roll out hybrids and electric models, there are other innovations that can improve efficiency and change the way we use our vehicles for better. This week, we're... Read More
There are many apps in the market for ride-sharing (car pool, van pool, etc). The availability of such apps have enabled commuters to coordinate their trips, saving money, reducing traffic on roads and ultimately making a positive impact on the... Read More

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