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VW Electric Microbus And Crossover Will Be Built In The U.S.

Volkswagen has been pursuing an aggressive electric vehicle strategy elsewhere and it’s now turning its attention to another major market, the United States. The German auto giant has ...

11 minutes ago from Ubergizmo

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Hyundai teams up with Amazon to offer virtual showroom

Next time you’re grabbing a new charging cord on Amazon, you might be tempted to grab a new Hyundai as well. Hyundai announced today a partnership with Amazon to create a digital showroom ...

18 hours ago from TechCrunch

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Tesla to cover the cost of Germany's court-ruled subsidy repayments

Some German Tesla owners are facing a surprise €4,000 bill for purchasing their Model S cars, thanks to a confusing ruling by Germany's Federal Office for Economic Affairs ...

3 hours ago from Engadget

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Terrafugia Transition flying car will now feature hybrid drive

According to a just-issued press release from US-based (but Chinese-owned) manufacturer Terrafugia, the first production models of its Transition flying car should be on the market as ...

Tue 17 Jul 18 from Gizmag

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Concentrated solar power will help China cut costs of climate action, study finds

Solar thermal energy turns out to be the key to China meeting its climate commitments. A new study investigates the best combination of renewables for providing the lowest cost to power system ...

7 hours ago from

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Tesla Model 3 buyers lose patience and maybe tax credits

In March of 2016, Keith Reynolds flew from California to Atlanta so he could claim his spot in line at 4 a.m., and get a three-hour head start on his West Coast competitors.

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Researchers develop DIY field imaging system

Farmers and plant breeders can now build their own automated field camera track system to collect data on dynamic plant traits, such as crop lodging and movement, as it's happening in the field ...

Wed 18 Jul 18 from

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The latest company to join the race for flying cars: Rolls-Royce

Autonomous vehicles have only just begun to navigate our streets and already the world’s innovators are setting their sights on the next big transportation trend. Flying taxis. Uber plans to ...

Wed 18 Jul 18 from The Washington Post

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Feeding plants to this algae could fuel your car

Researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory and partner institutions provided today the first published report of algae using raw plants as a carbon energy source. The research shows that ...

Wed 18 Jul 18 from

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A social tool for evaluating the environmental impact of residential buildings

for the first time, an open-source computing tool can, simply and intuitively, calculate the CO2 emissions in each phase of a building project, in order to obtain a global picture of its carbon ...

2 hours ago from ScienceDaily

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