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New VW firm to focus on mobility services like ride sharing

Volkswagen is launching a new company dedicated to car sharing and other "mobility services" in which people may need a ride but don't necessarily want to own the car.

10 hours ago from Phys.org

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Apple reveals plans to make a self-driving car

The company appears not to be trying especially hard to hide its work on an autonomous vehicle

15 hours ago from The Independent

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Self-driving Leaf makes an unusual factory tow car

Driverless vehicle systems are used in factories the world over, but traditional setups require the installation of special railings or magnetic guides. A fleet of self-driving electric ...

13 hours ago from Gizmag

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Prius Drivers In Japan Can Earn Real-World Rewards

Buying a hybrid/electric car rewards the driver in knowing that by driving such a car, they are doing their part for the environment. There is also the added benefit of saving on gas since ...

2 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Plug in for renewable energy

A new study shows a huge US market for plug and play solar energy, with billions of dollars in retail sales and energy savings. So what's holding up widespread use?

12 hours ago from Phys.org

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New study of water-saving plants advances efforts to develop drought-resistant crops

As part of an effort to develop drought-resistant food and bioenergy crops, scientists at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have uncovered the genetic and metabolic mechanisms ...

9 hours ago from Phys.org

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TSA could save money by waiving PreCheck fees for frequent travelers, study finds

There is an easy way to reduce lines at the airport, increase security and save the Transportation Security Administration money, according to a new study by University of Illinois researchers: ...

10 hours ago from Phys.org

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The world doesn't realise how much we need CO2 storage

The world will not be able to reach the goals of the Paris Agreement without technology capable of capturing, transporting and storing CO2.

12 hours ago from Phys.org

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1.1 Gigawatt Solar PPAs To Be Signed In India Soon

One of India’s largest solar power tenders will finally come to fruition as power purchase agreements are expected to be signed soon 1.1 Gigawatt Solar PPAs To Be Signed In India Soon was originally ...

5 hours ago from CleanTechnica

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