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MINI introducing small-series all-electric MINI Cooper SE Convertible in Europe

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MINI is moving ahead with a small series of the all-electric MINI Cooper SE Convertible (power consumption combined: 17.2 The world’s first locally emission-free premium convertible in the small car segment shortens the transition period to the introduction of the next-generation all-electric model family. seconds.

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IIT researchers develop electrolyzer that converts CO2 to propane

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Researchers at Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), with colleagues at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Illinois at Chicago have developed an electrolyzer capable of converting carbon dioxide into propane in a manner that is both scalable and economically viable. —Esmaeilirad et al.

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Genesis unveils X Convertible EV concept

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Genesis unveiled the Genesis X Convertible four-passenger open-roof electric vehicle concept in California. The X Convertible completes the X concept trilogy and shares its architecture and electric powertrain with the X Concept and X Speedium Coupe concept.

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Maserati reveals US-bound luxury electric convertible

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The Maserati GranTurismo Folgore is getting a convertible sibling that will create a new EV market niche in the U.S. in the fourth quarter, as a 2025 model, with a price tag of more than $200,000 that will likely make it the first true luxury electric convertible.

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First all-electric MINI Convertible to premiere at Auto Shanghai 2023

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The all-electric MINI Cooper SE Convertible ( earlier post ) celebrates its world premiere at Auto Shanghai, 18 to 27 April at the China Expo Convention and Exhibition Complex, Shanghai. The MINI Cooper SE Convertible (power consumption combined: 17.2

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UQ, TUM team finds way to convert sugarcane into isobutanol more efficiently

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University of Queensland researchers, working in collaboration with the Technical University of Munich (TUM), have found a way to convert sugarcane into isobutanol— a building block of aviation fuel and other products—more efficiently. An open-access paper on the work is published in Chemistry - a European Journal.

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Rock Tech Lithium to build Europe’s first lithium converter in Germany

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Rock Tech Lithium intends to build Europe’s first lithium converter—a production plant for battery-grade lithium hydroxide—in Guben, Brandenburg, Germany. The converter is scheduled to start operations in 2024. The company intends to locate all production steps of lithium refining in one overall plant at the Guben site.

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