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Westport Fuel Systems and Weichai Westport to commercialize HPDI 2.0 technology for China

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Westport Fuel Systems Inc. has entered into definitive development and supply agreements with Weichai Westport Inc. WWI) to develop, to market, and to commercialize a heavy-duty, natural gas engine featuring the Westport HPDI 2.0 technology, based on one of Weichai Power Co.,

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Should classic cars be converted to electric power? Twitter poll

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The latest trend in classic cars is converting them to electric power. Jaguar announced last Thursday that it will convert its ultimate classic, the 1960s E-type, to electric power. It will build the cars at its classic center in England, and is taking orders. Jaguar says its electric powertrain is designed to plug into the E-type's sleek body. Polls

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Toyota investing $500M in Uber; two expand collaboration on automated vehicle technologies

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Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) and Uber Technologies, Inc. Uber) have agreed to expand their collaboration with the aim of advancing and bringing to market autonomous ride-sharing as a mobility service at scale.

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Top five cars for less than £300 per month

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We’ve already checked out what cars are available if you’ve got a budget of £200 per month, but what if you can stretch to £300

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PM2.5 pollution now associated with chronic kidney disease

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Adding to the list of health issues associated with PM 2.5 pollution, new open-access research published in PLOS ONE suggests that PM 2.5 is connected with chronic kidney disease (CKD), which occurs when a person’s kidneys become damaged or cannot filter blood properly. Similar to smoking, air pollution contains harmful toxins that can directly affect the kidneys.

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Faraday Future factory completes its first full car (Updated)

Green Car Reports

The Faraday Future factory is up and running. It produced its first complete pre-production electric car on Tuesday, after building its first production body late last month. A company memo leaked to Green Car Reports reveals that Faraday plans a party to celebrate the milestone at its assembly plant in California's Central Valley on Tuesday. Faraday Future

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Penn State researchers develop faster-charging lithium battery cell

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Researchers at Pennsylvania State University claim they may have found the "Goldilocks" battery for electric cars, according to a report in ChargedEVs. One of the biggest challenges for electric-car batteries has been that the batteries have to be charged slowly. If they're charged too quickly too often, they can decay prematurely or become

Serendipitous discovery by IUPUI researchers may lead to environmentally friendly lubricants

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Seed oil components of an ornamental flower could provide a direct pathway for designing a new class of environmentally friendly lubricants. Researchers at the School of Science at IUPUI (Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis) identified the compound in the seed oil of the Orychophragmus violaceus , which is produced in a manner unlike any other fatty acid. The study is published in the journal Nature Plants.

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Aston Martin may be first with 800-volt charging

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Automakers look ahead to the day when fast-charging changes the electric-car landscape. Many have debated and some have announced 800-volt electric cars, especially Porsche, with forthcoming versions of its Taycan electric car. Prior to last weekend’s Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer tweeted a photo of his. Lagonda

Study finds long-term exposure to air pollution negatively impacts cognitive performance and may become more pronounced with age

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Researchers from China and the US have found that long-term exposure to air pollution impedes cognitive performance in verbal and math tests. In a study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), they report that the effect of air pollution on verbal tests becomes more pronounced as people age, especially for men and the less educated.

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Judge dismisses lawsuit against Tesla over Model 3 production delays

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Amid a topsy-turvy month of mostly bad news for Tesla, the company got one major reprieve on Monday. According to a Reuters report, a federal court in San Francisco has dismissed a lawsuit from shareholders over delays in Model 3 production. The suit against Tesla and its CEO, Elon Musk, claimed that production forecasts for the Model 3 were. Elon Musk

Ryze Renewables partners with Phillips 66 to build two renewable diesel plants in Nevada; 11,000 BPD combined

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Ryze Renewables announced that construction is underway for two renewable diesel production facilities in Nevada. Once operational, these plants will manufacture high-cetane (80+) renewable diesel fuel from agricultural oils and animal fats, using a patented catalytic hydrogenation technology that the company says is more efficient than current conversion processes.

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Tesla lawsuit dismissed, faster-charging batteries, and classics turned electric cars: Today's Car News

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A judge dismisses a lawsuit against Tesla over Model 3 production delays. Researchers from Penn State develop faster-charging lithium-ion batteries. We ask if classic cars should be converted to electric power in a new Twitter poll. And Aston Martin says it could be first with 800-volt charging capability. All of this and more on Green Car

Is Steve Jobs driving the new car market from beyond the grave?

Green Cars News

In the wake of Steve Jobs death in 2011, one interesting little fact emerged

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Top five cars for less than £5 a day

Green Cars News

How much do you spend on your morning coffee and lunch every day? £5? Maybe more? Well, for the same kind of sum you could be driving a brand-new car

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Fiat 500X gets tweaks and new engines for 2018

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The Fiat 500X has been updated for 2018, benefiting from its first refresh since it joined the 500 line-up four years ago

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