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More than 100 Blue Bird electric school buses have been ordered so far; Cummins electric drive

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More than 100 electric school buses, powered by a Cummins fully electric drivetrain, have been ordered to date from Blue Bird Corporation, a school bus manufacturer highly focused on alternative fuel technologies.

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California deal interrupts White House emissions rollback effort

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Rancor in the White House over the move by four automakers to strike a side deal with California over emissions and fuel-economy rules looks likely to further delay President Trump's plans to roll back the Obama-era standards.

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Mercedes-Benz Vans introduces the series version of the EQV electric van prior to display at IAA in September

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Mercedes-Benz Vans presented the Concept EQV as a study at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2019. Now the series version of the Mercedes-Benz EQV (combined power consumption: 27.0 kWh/100 km, provisional figure) is making its debut.

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Multiple Ford and Lincoln electric SUV models to arrive by 2023

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In addition to a Mustang-inspired electric performance SUV, potentially named Mach E, Ford is planning two more mid-size electric SUVs to sell alongside the Ford Edge and Lincoln Nautilus. The new vehicles were revealed by three sources familiar with the plans in a report in trade journal Automotive News (subscription required) on Monday. The new

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Transient Plasma Systems successfully completes multi-cylinder engine testing with nanosecond pulsed plasma ignition technology

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Transient Plasma Systems Inc.

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Porsche Taycan electric car covers 2,100 miles in 24 hours

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On the road to putting its first electric car into production, Porsche ran the Taycan for 24 hours straight at Italy's Nardo test circuit. Covering 2,128 miles around the circuit in a day carried the car about the distance from Los Angeles to Atlanta. The test primarily demonstrated the capability of the Taycan's new 800-volt charging system

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Rolls-Royce supports power-to-x initiative in Brandenburg; synthetic fuels and chemicals from renewable power

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Power Systems business unit signs letter of intent for the construction of a demonstration plant for the production of synthetic fuels Schell: “We will be electrifying the entire system, including the fuel” Important step towards sector coupling and decarbonising propulsion systems and power generation.

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Waterloo team uses on-board data to identify speed as the best predictor of car crashes

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Speeding is the riskiest kind of aggressive driving, according to an analysis of data from on-board devices in vehicles. Researchers at the University of Waterloo examined data from 28 million trips for possible links between four bad driving behaviors—speeding, hard braking, hard acceleration and hard cornering—and the likelihood of crashes.

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Long-distance Porsche Taycan, more Ford electrics, EPA chaos: Today's Car News

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Porsche covers more than 2,100 miles in 24 hours with its new Taycan electric car. A new report reveals two new electric SUVs coming from Ford. A deal between California and several automakers have thrown EPA efforts to roll back fuel-economy regulations into a tailspin. And our latest Twitter poll results shows readers aren't swayed by carbon. Today in Car News

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Study suggests long-term exposure to NO2 and CO pollution increase risk for age-related macular degeneration (AMD)

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Long-term exposure to pollutants from vehicle exhaust is linked to a heightened risk of the common eye condition age-related macular degeneration, or AMD for short, suggests research published online in the Journal of Investigative Medicine. Exposure to the highest levels of air pollutants was associated with an almost doubling in risk among those aged 50 and older, the findings show. AMD is a neurodegenerative condition that affects the middle part of the retina, known as the macula.

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Volvo S60 range expands with potent plug-in

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Volvo has extended its S60 range with the addition of a potent plug-in hybrid powertrain and extra trim levels

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