sustainability

How This Sustainable Alternative to Carbon Fiber Holds Up In A Crash Test

How This Sustainable Alternative to Carbon Fiber Holds Up In A Crash Test

Carbon fibre changed the motorsport game when Formula One teams started using it to fabricate cars in the 1970s. A bunch of carbon atoms weaved together, carbon fibre is stiff, strong, and light — the perfect material from which to build competitive, aerodynamically-sensitive machines. But in an ecologically-conscious world, there…

Toyota CEO Predicted Peak Oil By 2020 Back In 2009

Toyota CEO Predicted Peak Oil By 2020 Back In 2009

Toyota’s North American CEO, Jim Lentz, predicted back in 2009 that by 2020 the world would hit peak oil—the idea that the world’s demand for oil would exceed the world’s supply of oil. And since we’ve officially entered the year 2020, it feels like an appropriate time to look at…