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GM announces jobs, electric vehicle after Trump criticism

Less than a week after a series of critical tweets from the president over an Ohio plant closure, General Motors is announcing plans to add 400 jobs and build a new electric vehicle at a factory ...

Fri 22 Mar 19 from

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Oslo's electric taxis will soon be able to roll up for a wireless battery top up

When they're not ferrying folks around from A to B, taxis can be sitting around doing nothing. Electric taxis in Norway's capital will soon be able to wirelessly top up their batteries ...

Fri 22 Mar 19 from Gizmag

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Researchers create new way to power electric cars

A team of UMass Lowell researchers has pioneered a new, more efficient way to power electric vehicles.

Thu 21 Mar 19 from

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Study shows how electricity-eating microbes use electrons to fix carbon dioxide

New research from Washington University in St. Louis explains the cellular processes that allow a sun-loving microbe to "eat" electricity—transferring electrons to fix carbon dioxide to fuel ...

Fri 22 Mar 19 from

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Plants set to power space travel

Chinese research produces rocket fuel from waste cellulose. Andrew Masterson reports.

Thu 21 Mar 19 from Cosmos Magazine

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Ford will build its first driverless cars at a new plant in Michigan

The plan is part of a $900 million investment to reshape Ford's manufacturing operations in its home state.

Wed 20 Mar 19 from The Washington Post

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Tesla drops annual servicing for 'as needed' repair model

Tesla has quietly changed its EV maintenance policy, going from regularly scheduled service to an "as-needed" model, according to its "Car Maintenance" page. Before, ...

Fri 22 Mar 19 from Engadget

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Are these tiny, 'inherently safe' nuclear reactors the path to a carbon-free future?

In the six decades since the Shippingport Atomic Power Station near Pittsburgh began operating as the nation's first commercial nuclear reactor, the industry has built ever larger plants to ...

Fri 22 Mar 19 from

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Autonomous shuttle to be tested in New York City

The self-driving shuttle will be available to workers at a large site in Brooklyn.

Fri 22 Mar 19 from BBC Technology

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Energy stealthily hitches ride in global trade

Fulfilling the world's growing energy needs summons images of oil pipelines, electric wires and truckloads of coal. But Michigan State University scientists show a lot of energy moves nearly ...

Thu 21 Mar 19 from

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