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TeraWatt Technology solid-state battery prototype tests showing 432 kWh/kg

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TeraWatt Technology announced that its 4.5Ah prototype solid-state battery design achieved a record-breaking energy density of 432Wh/kg (1122Wh/L) in validation tests conducted by third parties, including TOYO System based in Japan. Branded as TERA3.0,

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Best deals on plug-in, hybrid, and electric cars for August 2019

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Auto-loan interest rates have started to fall slightly in August—but that hasn't yet made it any easier to find great deals on plug-in, hybrid, and electric cars. And yet, the deals are out there. Our partners at CarsDirect.com found deals as low as $179 a month in August.

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Study identifies main culprit behind lithium metal battery failure; counters conventional wisdom

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Survey: Range, cost, infrastructure sum up why shoppers avoid EVs

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We’ve heard it repeatedly as the result of various polls and surveys: Active and prospective car shoppers are interested in fully electric vehicles and eager to go electric.

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Increased relative contribution of medium and heavy trucks to U.S. greenhouse gas emissions

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by Michael Sivak. In this analysis, I examined recent changes in the contribution of transportation to total greenhouse gas emissions in the United States relative to the other sources of emissions (industry, commercial, residential, and agriculture).

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Mercedes introduces longer-range EQV electric van

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Mercedes-Benz plans to introduce the second in its new EQ line of electric vehicles, the EQV van, at next month's Frankfurt auto show. The company says that a 100-kwh battery pack under the floor will deliver 250 miles of range on the European driving cycle.

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Volvo extends S60 range with plug-in hybrid powertrain and new trim levels

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Volvo has extended its S60 range—the third generation of the premium mid-size sedan—to incorporate further powertrain choices and equipment grades, including an all­wheel­drive gasoline-electric hybrid and a trim level that focuses on luxury and craftsmanship.

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Blue World Technologies takes 15% stake in Danish Power Systems; methanol fuel cell vehicles

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Blue World Technologies has acquired 15% of Danish Power Systems , a developer and manufacturer of membrane electrode assemblies (MEAs) for high-temperature PEM fuel cells. Blue World Technologies will use the Danish Power Systems technology in their methanol fuel cell systems.

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Walmart lawsuit takes aim at Tesla solar panels

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Walmart sued Tesla on Tuesday, alleging that solar panels that Tesla installed on seven Walmart stores caught fire. The lawsuit accuses Tesla of breach of contract, negligence, and failing to live up to industry standards, according to the court filing. Walmart alleges that the fires resulted in evacuations, and damage to property and inventory. solar Walmart

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Major international study links short-term exposure to PM pollution to risk of premature death

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A major new international study shows independent associations between short-term exposure to PM 10 and PM 2.5 and daily all-cause, cardiovascular, and respiratory mortality in more than 600 cities across the globe. These data reinforce the evidence of a link between mortality and PM concentration established in regional and local studies, according to the researchers.

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Hyundai 45 EV concept for Frankfurt show to highlight new design language

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Hyundai announced last week that it will show a concept car “envisioning its future EV design direction” at next month’s Frankfurt auto show.

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Altalto waste-to-jet fuel plant advances in UK; BA, Shell, Velocys

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Altalto Immingham Limited, a subsidiary of renewable fuels company Velocys and a collaboration with British Airways and Shell, has submitted a planning application to develop its site in Immingham, North East Lincolnshire, close to the Humber Estuary. Velocys is leading the development of the project and has assembled all the technology components into a standardized integrated design.

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Walmart lawsuit takes aim at Tesla solar panels (Updated)

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Walmart sued Tesla on Tuesday, alleging that solar panels that Tesla installed on seven Walmart stores caught fire. The lawsuit accuses Tesla of breach of contract, negligence, and failing to live up to industry standards, according to the court filing. Walmart alleges that the fires resulted in evacuations, and damage to property and inventory. solar Walmart

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Porsche invests in Israeli start-up TriEye; SWIR technology for automated driving

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Porsche has acquired a minority stake in the Israeli start-up, TriEye. The newly established company has developed a sensor technology for short-wave infrared (SWIR). It enhances safety in vehicles fitted with assistance systems or autonomous driving functions by improving the ability to see in weather conditions where visibility is poor, such as dust, fog, murky conditions or rain. TriEye enables SWIR capabilities with a CMOS-based image sensor.

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Tesla solar fires, Mercedes-Benz electric van, August deals: Today's Car News

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Walmart sues Tesla over solar panel fires at its stores. Mercedes-Benz released a new electric van. A new survey shows the top reasons consumers avoid buying EVs. And we run down the best deals on plug-in, hybrid, and electric cars. All this and more on Green Car Reports. A new survey by Autolist shows some familiar reasons why so many Americans. Today in Car News

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Volkswagen set for massive overhaul with new design and logo

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The upcoming Frankfurt Motor Show will be a big one for Volkswagen

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Review: Skoda Kodiaq vRS

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Skoda is rightly proud of its vRS branding

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Mercedes EQV: premium electric MPV gets 252-mile range

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Mercedes-Benz has revealed its EQV – a large, all-electric MPV that offers a premium interior

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Government should encourage usership over ownership, MPs find

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The government should be encouraging car usership rather than ownership if it is to deliver its net-zero emissions by 2050 target, a group of MPs have said

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Colour guide: How much difference does colour make to the Range Rover Evoque?

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The 2019 Range Rover Evoque is proving to be an extremely popular lease

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