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BMW puts 70 hydrogen tugger trains into operation in Leipzig

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The BMW Group Leipzig plant is commissioning 70 more hydrogen-powered tugger trains (indoor tugs). These are used in production to supply the assembly lines with supplier parts.

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Electric Narrowboat Conversion

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Which electric motor would be most suited for a canal narrowboat of approx 50ft long? And what sort of size would I need? Would an old forklift motor

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Amprius’ silicon nanowire Li-ion batteries power Airbus Zephyr S HAPS solar aircraft

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Amprius, Inc., a manufacturer and developer of high energy and high capacity lithium-ion batteries, announced that the company is supplying advanced lithium-ion cells to the Airbus Defence and Space Zephyr Program.

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DC to AC 3-phase

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Does anyone make a direct mechanical brush to slip ring type 3-phase rotary converter to convert from DC to 3-phase AC? Hi, Chris - If I'm understanding

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@LATimes Debut For New Energy Reporter @Sammy_Roth Puts Climate Damage On Front Page Of Business. Bravo! It’s About F **g Time #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Ceres Power and Weichai finalize strategic collaboration and JV agreement on SOFCs; range-extenders for buses

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Ceres Power, a developer of low-cost solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC)company, and Weichai Power, one of the leading automobile and equipment manufacturing companies in China, finalized their long-term strategic collaboration first announced in May 2018. Earlier post.).

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VW could use US Ford factories to build its upcoming electric cars

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In trade talks in Washington D.C. on Tuesday, Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess revealed the automaker is talking with Ford about using its factories in the U.S., and possibly sharing its upcoming electric car platform the American automaker. The two automakers announced in June that they planned an alliance to collaborate on some future products

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What electric car are you most excited to hear about from the LA Auto Show? Twitter poll results

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Pickups and electric cars. Two opposites that haven't been attracted to each other—until now. Our readers, though, seem excited about the possibility of combining the two. In our Twitter poll last week, we asked, "What electric car are you most excited to hear about from the LA Auto Show?" And our respondents overwhelmingly picked the Rivian. Los Angeles Auto Show Polls

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Euro NCAP: “Inconsistent” Fiat panned with another zero-star safety rating

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The 2018 facelifted Fiat Panda has been given one of the lowest ratings in Euro NCAP’s history, with a zero-star safety rating given having failed to achieve more than 50% in any of the car safety organisation’s four key testing categories

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Rioting protesters win delay of new French carbon tax

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Rioting in the streets is the sword of Damocles hanging over every decision a politician makes—especially when those streets happen to be French. And rioting in the streets is what put an end to a new gas-tax proposal in France this week. Technically, its wasn't even a straight gas tax. DON'T MISS: Trump administration plans to end. Gas Tax

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New car market down 3%, but one in 12 are now going electric

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The UK new car market declined by a modest 3% in November, as stalling consumer confidence, continued supply delays due to WLTP emissions testing and model replacement all combined to affect overall sales

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2019 Toyota Prius AWD-e priced at $27,300

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Toyota has released pricing for the new all-wheel-drive version of the Prius that it revealed at the LA auto show last week. The base version of the all-wheel drive model will start at $27,300, including a $920 destination charge, according to our partners at That's a premium of $1,400 over the front-wheel-drive LE. For the whole

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2019 Toyota Prius AWD price revealed, more VW electrics, French protests: Today's Car News

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Toyota announced pricing for the new 2019 Prius AWD-e. In trade talks with the Trump administration, VW's CEO revealed the company could use Ford factories in the U.S. to build new models—which could include electric cars. Rioters in France this month won what they wanted: a reprieve from higher gas taxes meant to reduce climate change. VW Gas Tax

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