Richard Cooke

Richard Cooke

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9 years 2 months ago

One of the most difficult areas for the development of green transportation so far has to be the aviation industry. Some examples of success do exist in that area when you consider that the United States Navy has had some success when it comes to flying a biofuel powered test fighter and a partially biofuel powered passenger airliner was flown back in 2008 by Virgin Atlantic. Yet, while it is true that there are plenty of organizations working on developing alternative fuels for aircraft, the fact remains that there are no major biofuel power aircraft currently operating on any regular...


9 years 3 months ago

A lot of companies have been taking the time to begin investing in solar energy technology as it has become clear that it is necessary to develop the renewable energy industry in order to move forward towards a greener future. One of the companies that have been working with solar energy with some very interesting results has been Boeing and their many subdivisions. While a great deal of the most exciting solar energy related news coming from Boeing’s camp has been about the use of solar cells on...


9 years 3 months ago

Last week was Thanksgiving and Americans across the country took a little time to eat some turkey, watch some football, and spend some time with their families. With Thanksgiving now just a distant memory of a full stomach, it has been left to a certain group of people to deal with the aftermath. While it would seem strange to put together biofuels and Thanksgiving in the same sentence, one New Orleans based group has managed to do just that.

The Gulfsouth Youth Biodiesel Project has decided to take...


9 years 3 months ago

As news coverage of the 2010 LA Auto Show continues, a lot of companies are using the event as their chance to spread news about their latest green vehicles. One of the companies that have been making the biggest announcements during the LA Auto Show is Japanese automobile manufacturer Toyota. Even prior to the event, Toyota has been pulling no punches as they continue to...


9 years 3 months ago

The LA Auto Show has been host to a series of green vehicle announcements. With Toyota making their big announcements concerning new electric vehicle models and Buick announcing their first hybrid vehicle, the sports utility and luxury vehicle markets have had a touch of green. Jaguar has decided to spice things up with their electric sports car called the C-X75 and the...


9 years 3 months ago

The 2010 LA Auto Show is continuing on schedule with plenty for convention goers to see and enjoy. News continues to flow out from the show and some of it still has the green vehicle slant that shows how the automobile industry is taking more and more steps into a brave new world. While not all of the news involves cars that are entirely electric, hydrogen, or otherwise, many of them are hybridizations of previously existing models that can at least be seen as the next step towards a fully green vehicle industry.

Among the earliest announcements of previously established brands stepping into the...


9 years 3 months ago

Once again, Los Angeles is playing host to their very own annual LA Auto Show that has been held at the end of every year since 1907 (barring the few years it was canceled due to the outbreak of World War II). Most years, new designs and breathtaking concepts are rolled out for the world and 2010 has been no exception. This time around, there have even been several solid green and electric vehicle...


9 years 3 months ago

While there is not usually a shortage of electric vehicle news to go around, it isn’t often that there is a truly remarkable story to share. A story that shows what humanity can do with an electric vehicle and pushes it to the very limit to show us just how far a little hard work and ingenuity can bring us. One such story is the one that follows Racing Green Endurance and their electric vehicle marathon that spanned North and South America in order to show the remarkable potential of...


9 years 3 months ago

It seems like every week that there is news about how India is pushing forward with various aspects of their renewable energy plan. By all accounts, the nation is sparing no expense when they can and have been seriously investing in any form of renewable energy they can manage. While the usefulness of solar energy and wind power is apparent to those working on...


9 years 3 months ago

When it comes to blending renewable energy concepts with green transportation, one of the more interesting ideas that is born from the combination is the renewable energy highway. Some believe that one of the best ways of marrying the two concepts together would be to...


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