Why go to the Chicago Auto Show? Because it could be renamed the Chicago Truck Show. You can find the latest concept cars and practical rides, but usually there is no shortage of construction trucks and other workhorses. Photo: Tudor Van Hampton / ENR Ford’s all-electric work van in Chicago. It promises a top speed of 75 mph and 80-mi range in part due to its li-ion battery pack (below). Related Links: Battle of the Vans Rages On As Truck Makers Redefine the Urban Contractor�s Rolling Office Photo: Tudor Van Hampton / ENR Oshkosh’s M-ATV at the U.S. Army’s recruiting
The 2016 Summer Olympics boating and swimming events have put an international spotlight on what has been a long-running problem in Rio de Janeiro—untreated sewage and trash are clogging up major bays and waterways.