| Jul 22, 2014
| 2:58 PM
Doosan Co. Ltd., based in South Korea, said it will acquire the assets and operating debt of U.S.-based ClearEdge Power, a fuel cell manufacturer for buildings, for $32.4 million, the Reuters news service reports.
ClearEdge Power, based in Sunnyvale,...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 1:36 PM
In the never-ending search for greater fuel efficiency, the number three seems to be gaining ground. Three, as in three cylinders, instead of four. Many manufacturers have tried this approach, but none have pulled it off quite as convincingly as Ford,...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 7:00 AM
The cedar-lined modern home in Mount Washington mirrors its neighbor to the left, and for good reason. Architect Simon Storey designed the two homes, known as “Brother and Sister,” in collaboration with his sister, Anna Gregory. Twin floor...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 2:40 PM
Q: I am wondering if there is anything that can be done to make the intersection of Routes 329 and 873 at Neff's Church safer. I've narrowly avoided several accidents there recently. The roads come from all angles and no one seems to know when to use a...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 12:35 PM
In the world of highway repairs, the term "cold patch" refers to an asphalt mix that's used to temporarily fill potholes. Congress appears to be inching slowly toward its own version of a cold patch that would maintain funding for highway and transit...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Gov. Jerry Brown has quietly approved a potential property tax break for electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc. in hopes of enticing the high-tech, Palo Alto company to build a giant battery factory in California.
The potential savings is buried in...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 5:00 AM
California's landmark climate change law, AB 32, has created a promising cap-and-trade program for greenhouse gases that has put the state on track to meet its emissions goals for 2020, kick-started the state's green technology industry and generated...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 7:55 AM
Sunday afternoon on the putting green behind Pebble Beach Lodge, a sleek, all-new car reels in a diverse crowd of onlookers. Hyper-quick and all-electric, it's built in the U.S. for well-heeled buyers by a Silicon Valley upstart.
But, sorry Elon, it's...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 11:33 AM
Tesla Motors Inc., perhaps responding to less than stellar reviews of its Model S electric car, is offering a new eight-year, unlimited-mileage warranty for its drive unit and battery pack.
The generous warranty will cover all Model S cars already on...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 8:47 PM
HARRISBURG — While battles rage in New Jersey and other states over whether to allow Tesla Motors to sell cars within their borders, Pennsylvania has quickly and quietly approved an expansion of the automaker's entry into the market.
| Aug 13, 2014
| 4:00 AM
More than 100 years ago, W.K. Kellogg used recycled materials to package his first box of cereal. Now, Kellogg Co. is taking fresh steps to improve the effect its production has on the environment.
On Wednesday, the world's largest cereal-maker is set...