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First all-electric Aston Martin to debut in 2019

Aston Martin has been playing with the concept of an electric Rapide for a while now, but the engineers in Gaydon have never followed through and delivered a production version. Now, ...

Tue 27 Jun 17 from Gizmag

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Why Waymo’s Partnership with Avis Makes Sense

Alphabet’s autonomous-driving division doesn’t care for auto maintenance, while rental firms are keen to find purpose as the model of car ownership changes.

Mon 26 Jun 17 from MIT Technology Review

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China's Forest City to fight pollution with the power of a million plants

The vision of Italian architect Stefano Boeri is starting to take shape around the world, with his so-called vertical forest towers going up in Switzerland and Milan. Now the Chinese ...

Mon 26 Jun 17 from Gizmag

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Multibillion-dollar contract for Los Alamos lab up for bid

The competition for a multibillion-dollar contract to manage the troubled Los Alamos National Laboratory is beginning after a week in which the northern New Mexico facility was hit with criticism ...

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Pollution might be blocking 25% of potential solar power, study finds

The buildup of dust and grime on solar panels do their efficiencies no good, indeed we've seen some creative maintenance solutions such as using autonomous drones to brush them off. ...

9 hours ago from Gizmag

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Apple is working with Hertz to test its self-driving vehicle software

Apple has turned to a familiar name in the automotive rental world to test its secretive self-driving vehicle technology. According to documents recently released by the California Department ...

Mon 26 Jun 17 from Techspot

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Dutch students target solar-powered three-peat with five-seat Stella Vie

It's still a few months before Australia shakes off the shackles of winter and competitors in the biennial Bridgestone World Solar Challenge (WSC) are racing through the Red Center, ...

Mon 26 Jun 17 from Gizmag

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Faraday Future finishes 40th as Romain Dumas claims Pikes Peak Hillclimb

The Pikes Peak International Hillclimb is a rare opportunity to compare a range of electric and internal combustion racers on the same course. Although battery-powered entrants have ...

Sun 25 Jun 17 from Gizmag

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Autotalks brings motorcycles into the conversation

 Autotalks has been developing technologies that allow vehicles to talk to anything — V2X, to the nerds in the know. It’s one of the technologies that will enable fully autonomous ...

Mon 26 Jun 17 from TechCrunch

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Innovative approach blends solar energy and honey production for maximum sustainability

The sweet business idea of a Minessotta married couple.

16 hours ago from ZME Science

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