SAN FRANCISCO — Ian Wright and a few tech-minded buddies got together about a decade ago bent on creating a fast and cool electric car. They called the company Tesla Motors.
Wright left soon after Elon Musk took Tesla's financial steering wheel in 2004, but now he's back and determined to electrify a slow and ungainly automotive beast: the commercial truck.
DAYTON, OHIO – Dale and Alan Klapmeier were inducted into the National Aviation Hall of Fame Saturday evening 4 October at a ceremony in Dayton, Ohio. The brothers were honored for their contributions to the industry and join a prestigious group of aviation pioneers in the National Hall of Fame including Orville and Wilbur Wright,Amelia Earhart, Neil Armstrong and Chuck Yeager.
SAN FRANCISCO —A social enterprise with stand-alone, solar-powered mobile device chargers for public spaces. Another one making compact, quiet rooftop wind generators.
Those were the two winners of a recent pitch contest held at the VERGE conference in San Francisco, where 15 green startups had 2 ½ minutes each to present.