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Hot Wheels With NFC Is The Childhood We Wished We Had

Back in the day, our toys were relatively low-tech where they were pretty much what they came out of the box of. These days, toys have become considerably more complex and sophisticated, and ...

19 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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New Toyota Vehicles Will Feature Auto-Engine Shut Off And Auto-Park

Toyota Motor North America has announced two new feature updates for its lineup which include Automatic Engine Shut Off and Automatic Park. The company says that these features will be available ...

9 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Revel’s mopeds are a fun ride around Brooklyn and Queens

A first in the city Continue reading…

14 hours ago from The Verge

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US auto workers at VW plant reject bid to unionize

The United Auto Workers union has suffered a fresh defeat at a Volkswagen plant in Tennessee, with workers narrowly voting down a move to organize the factory for a second time.

Sat 15 Jun 19 from Phys.org

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Volvo’s sporty looking Vera self-driving electric truck will go to work in Sweden

The Vera autonomous, electric truck from Volvo’s trucking subsidiary is not what you might expect in a transport truck – it looks like a road-hugging sportscar, something emphasized by ...

Fri 14 Jun 19 from TechCrunch

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Bitcoin mining may be pumping out as much CO2 per year as Kansas City

The latest attempt to assess the environmental impact of the cryptocurrency finds that mining accounts for about 0.2% of global electricity consumption.

Wed 12 Jun 19 from MIT Technology Review

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UK could use hydrogen instead of natural gas – if it can make enough

The UK can safely switch to using hydrogen for heating, power and manufacturing, but doing so will require a ten-fold production increase, says a new report

Fri 14 Jun 19 from Newscientist

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Researchers take two steps toward green fuel

An international collaboration led by scientists at Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology (TUAT) , Japan, has developed a two-step method to more efficiently break down carbohydrates ...

Fri 14 Jun 19 from Phys.org

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Carbon-neutral fuel made from sunlight and air

Researchers from ETH Zurich have developed a novel technology that produces liquid hydrocarbon fuels exclusively from sunlight and air. For the first time worldwide they demonstrate the entire ...

Thu 13 Jun 19 from Phys.org

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Scania's hoverboard-like modular electric axles transport people by day, garbage by night

Serving as the foundation of electric vehicles launched by everyone from startups to massive global automakers, the skateboard chassis has become a staple of the auto industry. But Swedish ...

Thu 13 Jun 19 from Gizmag

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