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UPS expands its zero-emissions fleet with 50 Workhorse electric trucks

Shipping giant UPS has slowly been adding electric vehicles to its fleet of delivery trucks, with 300 already doing the rounds in the US and Europe and an order for 125 Tesla Semis placed ...

Fri 23 Feb 18 from Gizmag

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Tesla’s new “workplace charging” program would corner office parking spots

Apartment dwellers are an untapped market for EVs. Creative solutions are needed.

20 hours ago from Arstechnica

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Our future air taxi? Vahana self-flying machine takes off, hovers, lands

What was that hovering, helicopter-like, over the tarmac in Pendleton, Oregon? A flight test of sorts has transportation watchers wondering if we are looking at a significant new chapter in ...

18 hours ago from TechXplore

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Silicon Valley is winning the race to build the first driverless cars

Henry Ford didn't invent the motor car. The late 1800s saw a flurry of innovation by hundreds of companies battling to deliver on the promise of fast, efficient and reasonably-priced mechanical ...

Fri 23 Feb 18 from TechXplore

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Check out the acceleration of Tesla's Semi Truck

Elon Musk says Tesla’s semi truck is fast—and not just ‘fast for a truck.’ It can go from zero to 60 mph in 5 seconds, or twenty seconds while carrying 80,000 pounds. ...

Fri 23 Feb 18 from Techspot

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Austria sues over EU approval of Hungary nuclear plant

Staunchly anti-nuclear Austria lodged a legal complaint with the European Court of Justice on Thursday against the EU's approval of the expansion of a nuclear plant in neighbouring Hungary.

Thu 22 Feb 18 from Phys.org

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With computation, researchers identify promising solid oxide fuel cell materials

Using advanced computational methods, University of Wisconsin-Madison materials scientists have discovered new materials that could bring widespread commercial use of solid oxide fuel cells ...

Thu 22 Feb 18 from Phys.org

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Toyota, Genesis among Consumer Reports' top auto picks

Toyota has four of the 10 vehicles on Consumer Reports' annual top picks, the most of any brand.

Thu 22 Feb 18 from Phys.org

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Lexus LS Comes With New V6 Engine (2)

The employment of the "Common Architecture" common design guidelines for engines, which Toyota started to apply in 2017, greatly contributed to the high thermal efficiency. The company first ...

Fri 23 Feb 18 from Tech-On

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