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Liquid microscopy technique reveals new problem with lithium-oxygen batteries; lithium peroxide in electrolyte

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ExxonMobil leaves conservative anti-climate lobbying group

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Following a public spat over climate change legislation, oil giant ExxonMobil has pulled its membership from the Koch brothers-backed anti-climate-change lobbying group, American Legislative Exchange Council. Neither ExxonMobil nor ALEC has commented publicly on the reasons for the company's departure, but the move comes after ExxonMobil had an. oil Politics Exxon

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Kia upgraded 2018 Sportage features new 1.6L diesel, 2.0L diesel 48V mild-hybrid technology

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Kia Motors’ upgraded 2018 Kia Sportage ( earlier post ), the brand’s global best-selling vehicle, offers a 2.0-liter diesel engine now available with Kia’s new eight-speed automatic transmission, and—in certain markets—48-volt mild-hybrid power ( earlier post ).

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2018 Kia Niro PHEV gas mileage review: outrunning expectations

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Competition improves the breed. And that’s exactly what the Kia Niro brings to hybrids like the Toyota Prius and Prius Prime. Compared with the Prius, the Niro is taller and roomier. Likely to its benefit, it looks like a small crossover SUV, though with only front-wheel drive, it's no kind of SUV. It does offer the crossover advantages of. Plug-In Hybrids

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Audi Hungaria starts series production of electric motors

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Series production of electric motors officially started in Audi’s Gy?r, r, Hungary plant. The electric motors are produced on floor space of 8,500 square meters using an innovative modular assembly production concept.

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Tesla asks suppliers for money back on Model 3 parts

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In its ongoing effort to reach profitability by the end of this year, Tesla has asked several of its suppliers to lower prices retroactively on components of the Model 3, including some contracts that date back to 2016. In a memo sent to the suppliers last week and reviewed by The Wall Street Journal (subscription required), the company reportedly

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What type of electric-car racing interests you? Twitter poll results

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Electric cars and racing can make strange bedfellows. The purpose of electric cars is to save energy. Racing, whether it uses gasoline or electrons, is a spectacle of speed—conservation takes a backseat. DON'T MISS: Volkswagen's ID R Pikes Peak race car shows why you should care about electric car racing As electric cars have gained a. Pikes Peak Formula E Championship Polls

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IHS Markit: global revenue for automotive magnetic sensor market to more than double to $2.3B in 2030 from $1.1B in 2017

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IHS Markit forecasts that global revenue for the automotive magnetic sensors market will expand to $2.3 billion in 2030, more than double the $1.1 billion collected by the industry last year.

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Tesla Model 3 Performance to get new "track mode"

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Tesla is developing a new track mode for performance versions of the Model 3. YouTube reviewer Marques Brownlee posted a video on Instagram showing a development version of the "track mode" in action. Green Car Reports reached out to Tesla for comment, and the company confirmed in a statement that it is developing the track mode to allow more

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UC Davis team optimizes levulinic ester self-condensation process for production of cellulosic gasoline

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A team at UC Davis has optimized the levulinic ester self-condensation reaction and the efficient conversion of its products—which are highly branched cyclopentadienes—into a mixture of substituted cyclopentanes with high octane ratings and excellent density and flow properties.

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Tesla Model 3 track mode, Tesla asks suppliers for money back, and ExxonMobil exits ALEC: Today's Car News

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Tesla has developed a new track mode for Performance versions of its Model 3 electric car. The electric-car maker has also asked some suppliers for money back on Model 3 parts. ExxonMobil exits the ALEC lobby group. And the results are in from our latest Twitter poll on electric-car racing. All of this and more on Green Car Reports. Tesla may soon

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