Volkswagen bets big on electric. Will consumers buy in?

[ad_1] In this Tuesday, May 14, 2019 file photo, Heiko Roesch, head of body construction, walks besides the new electric ‘ID.3’ car body during a press tour at the plant of the German manufacturer Volkswagen AG (VW) in Zwickau, Germany. Volkswagen is rolling out what it bills as the breakthrough electric car for the masses, […]

Too-cheap-to-notice water is coming to an end, and water utilities must warn consumers

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain Most consumers know the cost of a gallon of gasoline. Many customers can read their electric utility bills and understand how power was expended during the billing period. But ask them how much it costs to take a shower or flush a gallon of water, and they don’t know. Too-cheap-to-notice […]

5 ways to shift consumers toward sustainable behavior

[ad_1] Insulating your home, sealing air leaks and turning the thermostat up in the summer and down in the winter can save energy and lower bills. Credit: Shutterstock Most people want to be sustainable, but have a hard time taking the necessary actions. According to Nielsen, a data analytics company, sustainability is the latest consumer […]