SmartPlanet stories related to the movement of people and goods from one location to another - by air, rail, road, sea or space.
A little-known firm may one-up big tire companies like Michelin and Bridgestone by launching an indestructible tire for the consumer market by 2014.
15 | March 8, 2013 4:15am |
Carbon capture and storage has been touted as a way to let us keep burning fossil fuels while saving the climate. But will it ever pay off? Energy analyst Chris Nelder runs the numbers.
35 | March 6, 2013 1:50am |
In one German town, electric buses won't make special stops to charge up. Instead, the charge will come from the ground up.
4 | February 28, 2013 9:00am |
When disabled people in developing countries face rocky slopes, steep hills and muddy paths, conventional wheelchairs won't cut it.
1 | February 25, 2013 3:00am |
Powerful icebreakers would mean shorter trips over top of the world. Arctic oil too?
2 | February 22, 2013 5:44am |
BUENOS AIRES -- Two Argentine architects aim to make disaster relief housing quick and easy with foldable modules.
February 22, 2013 3:00am |
A British company says it has slashed the cost of fuel cells for cars by replacing expensive metal with a catalyst from detergents.
4 | February 20, 2013 5:25am |
America is faced with a strategic choice: pay more for oil or leave it behind.
48 | February 20, 2013 1:55am |
The age old mystery of 'will the next train be less crowded?' may finally be solved.
February 19, 2013 8:29pm |
Internet giant, aerospace firm and renowned venture capitalists pop up together in the quest for energy's Holy Grail.
18 | February 15, 2013 5:25am |
SFMade began in 2010 to help San Francisco entrepreneurs turn hobbies into professions. It's now helping shine a light on the city's local manufacturing industry.
February 14, 2013 3:00am |
Start-up SiGNa Chemistry is piloting its fuel cell technology with the U.S. military. All that's required to power it is a tiny chemical hydrogen cartridge and some water - or pee.
5 | February 13, 2013 10:48pm |
Work for the U.S. government? You may not have seen the last of controversial body scanners.
15 | February 13, 2013 6:41am |
Think "byproduct" and "methanol." A Reykjavik group strikes a deal with a Dutch oil company.
6 | February 13, 2013 5:16am |
How will Africa leapfrog other continents, technologically? IBM Senegal country general manager Mamadou Ndiaye explains how.
Sponsored | February 12, 2013 11:56am |
Slivers of Time helps people who need flexible work hours, like students and caregivers, find companies that need their time.
4 | February 11, 2013 3:00am |
New technology like solar highways promises to make snow removal faster and more transparent.
6 | February 8, 2013 2:25pm |
"The Morning Briefing" is SmartPlanet's daily roundup of must-reads from the web. This morning we're reading about food safety issues.
February 8, 2013 12:53am |
A well-respected architect known for "democratizing design" is now a member of the federal agency that oversees accessibility for the disabled -- and is himself paralyzed from the waist down.
February 7, 2013 7:54pm |
The average fuel economy of new vehicles sold last month hit 24.5 miles per gallon.
17 | February 7, 2013 11:29am |