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Elon Musk says new Tesla Autopilot chip will be ready in about 6 months - Roadshow

If you paid for that mysterious "Full Self-Driving" package, you'll be eligible for a retrofit.

12 hours ago from CNET

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Bloodhound Supersonic Car project runs out of cash

Ever since its founding in 2007, the company behind the Bloodhound Supersonic Car has made no secret of its plans to smash the world's land speed record and cross the 1,000-mph (1,600-km/h) ...

21 hours ago from Gizmag

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Amazon invests in solar power and recycling programs to cut carbon footprint

Amazon announced two new initiatives today that are aimed at reducing its environmental impact. The first is a $10 million investment in the Closed Loop Fund, an effort to pool ...

8 hours ago from The Verge

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Renewable energy is common ground for Democrats and Republicans

As the battle lines are drawn for next month's hotly contested midterm elections, some Americans may be comforted to know there is at least one area of common ground for Democrats and Republicans.

6 hours ago from Phys.org

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A stabilizing influence enables lithium-sulfur battery evolution

In late July of 2008 a British solar plane set an unofficial flight-endurance record by remaining aloft for more than three days straight. Lithium-sulfur batteries emerged as one of the great ...

13 hours ago from Phys.org

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Sandia Labs looks to the liquid hydrogen filling stations of the future

Hydrogen-powered vehicles are here, but we're still a long way from having widespread infrastructure to support them. In anticipation of the hydrogen economy of the future, Sandia National ...

23 hours ago from Gizmag

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Hyundai Kona Electric aims for nationwide sides, but starts with narrow focus - Roadshow

When will it reach all 50 states? That's a question currently lacking an answer.

Mon 15 Oct 18 from CNET Cutting Edge

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Trump’s coal rescue is getting more complicated

Politico report says political will to bail out coal plants is weak at the White House.

6 hours ago from Arstechnica

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BMW will give EV batteries new life with recycling program

BMW is leading a consortium of companies with the goal of giving electric vehicle batteries new life after they've kicked the bucket as a car power source. The partnership with ...

Mon 15 Oct 18 from Engadget

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The 2019 Volvo S60 is Swedish style at a surprisingly good price

Everyone loved the SUV 60 series, and the sedan version doesn't disappoint.

17 hours ago from Arstechnica

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