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First Li-ion battery-powered automated guided container transporter delivered to HHLA Container Terminal Altenwerder

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The first serially-produced container transporter powered by Li-ion batteries was delivered to HHLA (Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG) Container Terminal Altenwerder (CTA). The lithium-ion automated guided vehicle (AGV), weighing 26.5 tonnes, was brought by heavy transport on 1 August.

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The 2018 Honda Clarity real-world review: enough to challenge the Chevrolet Volt?

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I’ve owned two Chevrolet Volts, an early 2011 model and, currently, a second-generation 2017 version. I have loved them both. They’re sleek, sprightly, and have enough electric range to cover most driving. For longer trips, the gas engine kicks in when the charge runs out. The Volt, to me, is the perfect compromise between electric and. Plug-In Hybrids

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Ceres Power enters new partnership with Nissan on solid oxide fuel cell technology for EVs

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Ceres Power, a UK-based spin-out from Imperial College and the developer of the SteelCell low-cost Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC) technology ( earlier post ), has entered into a new partnership with Nissan further to develop fuel cell technology for EV applications.

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Tesla Model S and X reportedly to get minimalist Model 3 interior

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Apparently the problem with the Tesla Model S and Model X was that they're too normal. They have a separate instrument cluster—a digital one—behind the steering wheel and a few solid controls. Tesla must think that's too much. The company is designing a new interior for them that looks a lot like the one in the Model 3, first reported

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2019 Chevrolet Volt offers 7.2kW charger, improves convenience

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A new 7.2 kW charging system on the 2019 Chevrolet Volt cuts recharging times nearly in half by adding about twice the all-electric driving range per hour of charge.

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Tesla will roll out new Autopilot later this month

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Tesla announced Wednesday that it would release a complete update to its Autopilot system later this month, including new self-driving capabilities. The new version, which Tesla owners and fans have long-awaited, will update the system with faster hardware as well as new optical software that CEO Elon Musk says will improve safety. Pete Bannon, a. self-driving cars

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New Tesla Autopilot, Model S and X interior refreshes, and Honda Clarity reviewed: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Tesla will release a new Autopilot system later this month. The Tesla Model S and Model X electric cars are in for interior redesigns. A Chevy Volt owner takes a look at the Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid. And what Tesla's recent stock price jump means for short-sellers and the company. All of this and more on Green Car Reports. Electric-car maker

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Audi and Ericsson to pioneer 5G for automotive manufacturing

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Audi and Ericsson plan to pioneer the use of 5G technology for automotive production. At Audi’s headquarters in Ingolstadt, Germany, the two companies agreed on a range of activities exploring the potential of 5G as a future-proof communication technology that can meet the high demands of automotive production.

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Analysis: Did Tesla's earnings call and stock surge save Musk and skip skeptics?

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Investors Wednesday heard enough good news from Tesla to ignore worries about the company's appetite for cash and hurried production pace to rally the stock to its biggest one-day gain in roughly 5 years. By Friday morning the stock had surged above $350 from $300 on Wednesday afternoon. That led the sizable number of short-sellers who borrowed

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Economists propose use of dynamic road fees for traffic control

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In the current issue of Nature , economists Peter Cramton, Axel Ockenfels (both University of Cologne) and R. Richard Geddes (Cornell University) propose having drivers pay a dynamic fee for the use of roads. This would contribute to avoiding traffic jams and protecting the environment, the researchers argue.

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Broad opposition to EPA, NHTSA proposed freeze of GHG, CAFE regs

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When the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) rolled out their proposed rulemaking for changing the greenhouse gas and fuel economy regulations governing MY 2012-2026 light duty vehicles, opposition from environmental groups, affected state governments and other sectors was broad and rapid—partly because the move had been telegraphed for months prior.

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