First, let me just make this clear: I like steel in cars. I can weld steel very very poorly, and I can’t even begin to work with aluminum. So that’s a plus. But, aluminum is great for cars, and aluminum is more abundant than iron in the Earth’s crust. But FutureSteelVehicle wouldn’t agree.
A man runs with a great idea. That becomes obsolete, so he adapts and succeeds with another great idea. But then that man dies and everything he built is picked over and finally left for dead. This is the story of ERF trucks. Is this what's happening to our planet?
Today is Earth Day. That means it's a time to show the world just how much we care about everything it's given us. It's also time to reflect on the fun we've had driving the least efficient cars we can find.
As part of it's Earth Right Now campaign, NASA is asking fans around the world today to participate in a special Earth Day (that's today!) photo project. Fans are to take a "selfie" photo that shares where on Earth they are.
NBC Universal has jumped into the marketing-frenzy of greenwashing surrounding Earth Day with a network-wide green week. Since Weather.com lives under the NBCU banner, they are too — sponsored by Hummer.
• Oil prices are too high, the environment's gettin' worse — and that's just why this man wants to make it easier for Big Oil to pollute. Well — to be fair — he did wait until after Earth Day. [Detroit News]
• Dale Jr.'s flyin' the black flag this upcoming week at Talladega for Dale Sr. We're totally wellin'. […
The General may have found a way for "design by cost" to be a help instead of a hindrance. To top it off, it may even be environmentally-friendly. Holy Earth Day, readers! According to CNN/Money, the new Saturn Vue Green Line may have skimped on costs, but taking the competition's prices into account, it may give…