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Engineered E. coli could make carbohydrates, renewable fuel, from CO2

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Researchers from Newcastle University in the UK have engineered Escherichia coli bacteria to capture carbon dioxide using hydrogen gas to convert it into formic acid. The research, accepted for publication in Applied and Environmental Microbiology raises the possibility of converting atmospheric CO 2 to commodity chemicals. Escherichia coli is gram-negative bacterium that is a workhorse for biotechnology.

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Affordable, all-electric: The 5 lowest-priced new EVs in the US

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Falling battery costs will soon help make EVs cheaper than combustion models—not just in overall ownership costs, but in up-front sticker price.


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Iwatani, SG H2 & City of Lancaster to launch green hydrogen transportation eco-system

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Energy company SG H2 Energy; the City of Lancaster, California; and Iwatani, Japan’s leading hydrogen industrial gas company and a developer of hydrogen refueling stations (HRS) in California, are launching California’s first closed-loop green hydrogen ecosystem for transportation. In May 2020, SG H2 announced it was bringing the world’s biggest green hydrogen production facility to Lancaster ( earlier post ).

Tesla seemingly harassed by Camaro driver, flawless instant karma ensues


There is a reason why Tesla classifies its Full Self-Driving and Autopilot systems as safety features. The world’s roads are dangerous, and highways are even more so.

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Frost & Sullivan: Li-ion battery materials market to reach $51.60B by 2027 from $18.75B in 2020; 15.6% CAGR

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Frost & Sullivan projects that the global Li-ion battery materials market will reach $51.60 billion by 2027 from $18.75 billion in 2020 at a 15.6% compound annual growth rate (CAGR). The advancements in battery chemistries and technologies, upsurge in electric vehicle (EV) sales, evolving regulatory scenario, and increasing consumer preferences toward EVs are expediting market growth worldwide. Asia-Pacific (APAC) dominates the market and continues to be the highest revenue-generating region.

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Tesla Model S with tilting display spotted in the wild


When Tesla listed the refreshed Model S and Model X in its online configurator earlier this year, the company made it a point to indicate a number of key features that are coming to the flagship sedan and SUV.

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Cheap Sensors for Smarter Farmers

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Demonstrating that we are truly living in an era of "smart agriculture," many of the technologies showcased in this year's ARPA-E Summit were in the farming sector—most notably, sensors for crops and farmlands.

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Will Shell Oil Become An Industry Leader In EV Charging?


What exactly does the oil industry have in store for charging companies

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National Drive Electric Week Events

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A Selection of NDEW Events in CT EV owners requested to showcase their vehicles at all of these shows. All events are free, unless otherwise noted. The home page for National Drive Electric Week is. Read more.

China: GM's JV Introduces Baojun KiWi EV


A 'trendy' mini electric vehicle envisioned for young customers

Wabtec Signs Memoranda of Understanding with Carnegie Mellon University & Genesee & Wyoming to Decarbonize Freight Rail and Improve Freight Rail Safety

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BYD Introduces Next Generation Electric Trucks At ACT Expo


Meet the BYD 6F Class 6 box truck and BYD Gen 3 8TT Class 8 electric day cab tractor

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Tesla Model 3 Road Trip Across Queensland, Part 4


This article follows parts one, two, and three of our road trip around Queensland. We were getting sick of driving and thought it might be best to have a break and stay for a while at the Midlander Comfort Inn. Of course, we took advantage of their Tesla destination charger.

Global xEV Battery Market Doubles In July 2021


Chinese manufacturers note the highest growth rate year-over-year

Alabama Will Get A Li-Cycle Battery Recycling Facility


Li-Cycle has announced plans to build a new lithium-ion battery recycling facility in Alabama. This will be its fourth commercial lithium-ion battery recycling facility and will be located in Tuscaloosa, AL. Previously, the company had a base plan for three North American facilities, or Spokes.

YouTuber Puts Yoke Wheel In Tesla Model 3


Curious to see what living with the yoke steering wheel was like, Cf Tesla put one in his Model 3

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The Tesla Community Helped Feed Over 150 Baton Rouge Families Affected By Hurricane Ida


It was day 2 without power when I was sitting with Mrs. Green, who is my landlady. We were sitting in the shade by her home across from her store, Owens Deli, which has been a fixture in our neighborhood for over 80 years.

Here Is What Is Happening With Fuel Stations In Norway


They are replacing fuel pumps with fast chargers, oh yeah

Is A Tesla Model S Plaid Fully Submersible? (VIDEO)


The Tesla Model S Plaid is the fastest production car ever made. On land, it can accelerate from 0–60 mph in less than 2 seconds. But what about underwater? This idea was brought to Gruber Motor Company by a Tesla customer who showed up with a brand new Tesla Model S Plaid with a very […].

Government-Backed App Will Help UK Driver Pick The Right EV


The new EV8 Switch app will show drivers "how switching to electric could fit in with their current lifestyle

The Real Reason Why Dealerships Don’t Want To Compete With Tesla


When I was on a podcast with Connecticut State Senator Will Haskell and Will Cross from Tesla Owners Club of Connecticut, the senator said something that helped me understand exactly why dealerships are fighting so hard against Tesla and other EV manufacturers.

Nissan Announces Ariya Prices In Norway


It's almost two times more expensive than the entry-level Nissan LEAF

Shell Oil Looks To Become A Leader In Electric Vehicle Charging


Originally posted on EVANNEX. By Charles Morris It sounds like the perfect plot for a conspiracy thriller: the giant oil companies are buying up electric vehicle charging companies as fast as they can.

Kia Niro EV Leads Netherlands To 30% Plug-In Share In August 2021


All-electric cars take 20%, plug-in hybrids an additional 10

Apple’s On Again, Off Again Project Titan Is Back On. Does Anyone Really Care?


Apple may build an electric car itself after talks with other manufacturers collapse. Cars Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Apple Apple Car Doug Field

VW ID.3 Pure: Fastest Budget Compact In Bjørn's 1,000 Km Challenge


The challenge was completed with an average speed of 90.2 km/h (56 mph) and 204 Wh/km (328 Wh/mile

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US: Plug-In Car Mileage Increased In 2020 To 13.7 Billion Miles


That's a new high, despite the lockdowns

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Tesla Model S Plaid 'Ring Record: Everything You Need To Know


Was the record legit? Was the Plaid truly 100% stock

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