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Segway-Ninebot announces an e-scooter that can drive itself back to a charging station

While walking is an obvious way to avoid heavy traffic, it's also very slow. Scooter sharing services and companies aim to bridge the gap somewhat by letting people rent out smart electric scooters ...

Fri 16 Aug 19 from Techspot

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Behind the wheel of VW’s electric dune buggy prototype

Pebble Beach seems a bit too fancy for a dune buggy. But as I slowly roll down 17 Mile road behind the wheel of Volkswagen's latest electric concept car while trailing supercars, ...

12 hours ago from Engadget

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Quality issues lead NextMove to bail on its massive Tesla Model 3 order - Roadshow

The German specialist EV rental company experienced a number of issues with the first 15 Model 3s of a 100-car order and canceled the remainder.

Fri 16 Aug 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

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Electric car charging stations may be portals for power grid cyberattacks

Electric cars are an essential component of a lower-carbon future, but a new report from researchers at the New York University Tandon School of Engineering raises the specter that plug-in electric ...

Thu 15 Aug 19 from TechXplore

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Norway's first electric plane crashes into lake

As per Reuters, the Alpha Electro G2 plane, the first electric two-seater aircraft to be approved for commercial series production, is owned and operated by Norway’s state-run airport operator, ...

Thu 15 Aug 19 from Techspot

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This Hydrogen-Powered Plane Can Fly 20 Passengers Up to 500 Miles

(Photo Credit: ZeroAvia) In the U.S., air travel accounts for about a third of all Co2 emissions. A startup called ZeroAvia wants to clean things up in ...

Thu 15 Aug 19 from

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How buildings can cut 80% of their carbon emissions by 2050

Energy use in buildings—from heating and cooling your home to keeping the lights on in the office—is responsible for over one-third of all carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in the United States. ...

Thu 15 Aug 19 from TechXplore

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Europe has the untapped onshore capacity to meet global energy demand

Europe has the capacity to produce more than 100 times the amount of energy it currently produces through onshore windfarms, new analysis from the University of Sussex and Aarhus University ...

Wed 14 Aug 19 from TechXplore

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Researchers use blockchain to drive electric-vehicle infrastructure

Researchers at the University of Waterloo have integrated the use of blockchain into energy systems, a development that could result in expanded charging infrastructure for electric vehicles.

Wed 14 Aug 19 from TechXplore

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Shift to renewable electricity a win-win at statewide level

Amid rollbacks of the Clean Power Plan and other environmental regulations at the federal level, several U.S. states, cities, and towns have resolved to take matters into their own hands and ...

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