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@LATimes Treats Saudi Terrorists Like Successful Business, But Homeland Security Calls For Climate Action #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Study finds air pollution caused by corn production increases mortality rate in US

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A new study finds that environmental damage caused by corn production results in 4,300 premature deaths annually in the United States, representing a monetized cost of $39 billion.

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2020 Ford Escape revealed: Hybrid returns teasing nearly 40 mpg, plug-in hybrid version with 30 electric miles

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The Ford Escape was the first Ford hybrid and the first hybrid SUV to hit the market. That was 15 years ago, and Ford has been sitting out seven model years with no Escape Hybrid in the lineup. With the introduction of a new 2020 Escape, Ford is bringing back this model, which once had a very loyal following from taxi companies, public agencies. New York Auto Show Plug-In Hybrids

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More people in the vehicle means less fuel use per person: Comparing SUVs and cars

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by Michael Sivak. Compared with cars, SUVs consume more energy per vehicle mile. Consequently, SUVs emit more carbon dioxide per vehicle mile than do cars. However, in the United States, the typical occupancy is higher for SUVs than for cars.

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Lightning Strikes twice with second, affordable electric motorcycle

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Great as the bike may be, the best thing about the new Lightning Strike electric motorcycle may be its name. Perhaps in an effort to beat the Harley-Davidson LiveWire electric bike to market, Lightning introduced its new, more mainstream Strike last week. Unlike the LiveWire or the new Zero SR/F, the Lightning Strike is a sportbike, with riders. electric motorcycles

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Cummins provides US Postal Service with 8 electric vans in California

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In March, Cummins began delivering eight Cummins-powered all-electric vehicles to the United States Postal Service (USPS) in California. The fully-electric Cummins PowerDrive equipped vans are expected to reduce fuel and maintenance costs as well as eliminate emissions.

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What kind of racing can best stoke new interest in electric vehicles? Take our Twitter poll

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Increasingly, electric cars are taking to race tracks of all kinds to prove themselves not only to their own drivers and other competitors, but also to fans. Volkswagen set a new record climbing Pikes Peak with its electric ID R that didn't lose power to the thin air at the top. Formula E, which aims to bring racing to the people in the stands. Formula E Championship Polls

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Byton M-Byte electric SUV tackles cold-weather testing, nears production

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With a Chinese base and international outposts—tech in California and design in Germany—Byton aims to create a different kind of electric-car lineup. That vision revolves around a cloud-based Byton Life ecosystem, built-in Amazon integration and, in at least two of its models, what could be the biggest infotainment display yet, a big. Byton Byton M-Byte chinese cars

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Rice team uses deep eutectic solvent to leach cobalt, lithium from spent Li-ion batteries

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The Rice University lab of materials scientist Pulickel Ajayan has used an environmentally friendly deep eutectic solvent to extract valuable elements from the metal oxides commonly used as cathodes in lithium-ion batteries.

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2020 Ford Escape Hybrid, Byton M-Byte, Lightning Strike: Today's Car News

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The Ford Escape Hybrid will make a comeback for 2020—with a plug-in hybrid, too. Chinese Tesla rival Byton reveals the M-byte testing in winter. The Lightning Strike electric motorcycle is out. And our latest Twitter poll asks what kind of electric-car racing matters most. All this and more on Green Car Reports. When the updated Ford Escape. Today in Car News electric motorcycles Byton M-Byte

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2020 Toyota Yaris Hatchback to debut at New York show; 40 mpg highway

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Toyota will introduce the all-new 2020 Yaris Hatchback at the New York International Auto Show this month. The vehicle gets its high appetite for fun and low appetite for fuel from a 1.5-liter inline four-cylinder engine that delivers 106 horsepower. Estimated highway fuel economy is 40 mpg US (5.88 L/100km). High-compression (12.0:1) 1) and direct fuel injection give the engine ultra-quick responsiveness that’s matched to the standard 6-speed automatic transmission.

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Duke Energy proposes $76M electric transportation program in North Carolina; Southeast’s largest utility EV initiative yet

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Duke Energy is proposing a $76-million initiative to spur EV adoption across the state of North Carolina—the largest investment in electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure yet in the Southeast US. In a filing with the North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC), Duke Energy outlined its program that will provide incentives to customers. It will also lead to a statewide network of fast-charging stations to meet growing demand. The three-year program requires NCUC approval.

DOE to award nearly $5.2M for High Performance Computing for Energy Innovation; manufacturing, materials and mobility

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced nearly $5.2 million for a new solicitation ( FBO423-19 ) under the High Performance Computing for Energy Innovation (HPC4EI) Initiative , the umbrella program for the HPC4Manufacturing (HPC4Mfg), HPC4Materials (HPC4Mtls), and HPC4Mobility programs.

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