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Study forecasts even with modest warming, global energy demand to increase by mid-century

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A new study published in Nature Communications by researchers from IIASA, Boston University, and the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice found that by mid-century, climate change will increase the demand for energy globally, even with modest warming.

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Airbus considering hybrid system for next-gen mainstream passenger jet

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Hybrid technology isn’t just for cars or trucks. Anywhere there’s waste heat or kinetic energy that can be recaptured—which means virtually every mode of transportation—there’s an opportunity for hybrid tech to make the entire mission more fuel-efficient.

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Study suggests new strategy for storing hydrogen, using natural gas as stabilizer

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A recent study has suggested a new strategy for storing hydrogen, using natural gas as a stabilizer. The research proposed a practical gas phase modulator based synthesis of a hydrogen-natural gas blend (HNGB) without generating chemical waste after dissociation for the immediate service.

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As EPA heads toward emissions rollback, Americans are driving more

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Policymakers have long pointed to two straightforward paths for cutting carbon emissions: cleaning up the vehicle fleet itself, by making it more efficient (and electrified), and reducing the total number of vehicle miles traveled (VMT).

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Leading UK scientists set out resource challenge of meeting EV targets by 2050

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China lets air out of its EV market with new restrictions on startups

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China has developed such a lead in EVs, the country is looking to dial it back, according to a recent Bloomberg report.

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KAIST researchers engineer oleaginous bacterium to produce fatty acids and fuels

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A team at S. Korea’s KAIST has engineered an oleaginous bacterium, Rhodococcus opacus , to produce fatty acids (FFAs), fatty acid ethyl esters (FAEEs) and long-chain hydrocarbons (LCHCs). A paper on their work is published in the journal Nature Chemical Biology.

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BLS researchers suggest automation will not eliminate truck-driving jobs

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While some stories in the media present automation as having the potential to eliminate large swaths of jobs in the near future, a new study by researchers Maury Gittleman and Kristen Monaco at the US Bureau of Labor Statistics argues otherwise. In the open-access study, published in ILR Review , the authors projected that the employment loss among US truck drivers will be significantly less than the 2-3 million reported by some media accounts.

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Electric Jaguar XJ, hybrid airplanes, more driving, fewer Chinese EV makers: Today's Car News

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Americans driving more miles could cancel out emissions progress. Airbus looks to build hybrid airplanes. China puts restrictions on who can build electric cars in the world's largest EV market. And Jaguar plans to launch its new flagship XJ sedan as an electric. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Jaguar Land Rover plans to introduce its. Diesel Pickups EPA aircraft air pollution chinese cars

Leclanché picks Comau to develop automated industrial-scale manufacturing lines for Li-ion battery modules for transport

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Leclanché has commissioned Comau to develop an automated manufacturing line for lithium-ion battery modules for transport applications. Comau, a member of the FCA Group, is a worldwide leader in delivering advanced industrial automation products and systems.

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Case Study: Why car leasing made sense for university student Thomas Kilpin

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Commuting to university requires a reliable vehicle, and after years of spiralling costs keeping older cars on the road, enough was enough for Thomas Kilpin

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Nissan Leaf e+: More power and greater range offered by range-topping model

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%With an increased range up to 239 miles on a single charge and 340Nm of torque available instantly, the new Nissan Leaf e+ aims to be the pinnacle of the Leaf range

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