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EIA: US refineries running at near-record highs

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US refineries are running at record levels in response to robust domestic and international demand for motor gasoline and distillate fuel oil, according to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA).

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Prince Of White Privilege Pleads For More Exceptionalism – #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Study concludes cycling is the urban transport mode associated with the greatest health benefits

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A new study led by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), a center supported by the la Caixa Banking Foundation, has concluded that cycling is the mode of transport associated with the greatest health benefits: better self-perceived general health, better mental health and fewer feelings of loneliness.

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2019 Audi e-tron prototype first ride: Soothingly familiar

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At 5 o’clock in the morning, the only sound heard at the summit of Pikes Peak, 14,114 feet above sea level, is the ceaseless whipping of the wind. Inside the Audi e-tron electric crossover SUV prototype, I hear almost no sound at all. Silence, like the e-tron itself, is soothingly familiar. That’s something that can’t be said

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China EV company Nio files for $1.8B IPO; targeting China’s premium BEV SUV market

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China-based premium EV maker Nio ( earlier post ) has filed for a $1.8-billion IPO with the US Securities and Exchange Commission. The company is initially targeting China’s premium battery-electric SUV market. Source: Nio F-1. Nio introduced its first model, the EP9 supercar, in 2016. Earlier post.)

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Chinese electric carmaker Nio seeks public funding in US

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Chinese electric carmaker Nio has filed for an initial public offering to sell its stock in the U.S., according to a Reuters report Tuesday. The company, which has built a Formula E race car, an exotic electric sports car, and an electric SUV for China, is looking to ramp up production and build a smaller, more affordable SUV. It will trade on the. Nio ES8

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Commentary: Fuel-economy standards don't need to be rolled back to make cars SAFER

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Smaller, lighter cars always get the blame when politicians want to lower fuel-economy standards. They lobby that too many Americans will be driving lighter cars and that that will lead to more deaths on America's roadways. That's exactly the argument that the Trump administration made earlier this month in its proposal to weaken fuel economy. EPA NHTSA Fuel Economy

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KAUST team investigates methanol-DME blends for compression ignition

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Highly fuel-efficient new engine designs could significantly reduce the environmental impact of combustion-engined vehicles, especially if the engines run on renewable non-petroleum-based fuels. Ensuring these unconventional fuels are compatible with next-generation engines was the aim of a new computational study on fuel ignition behavior at KAUST. A paper on their work is published in the journal Combustion and Flame.

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What plug-in car would you send your kids back to school in? Take our Twitter poll

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Kids are getting ready to go back to school and many will need wheels. Yet many environmentally conscious youngsters—and parents—may no longer accept a gas-burning machine, or at least not one that has to burn gas everywhere it goes. Last week, we suggested seven plug-in cars that would make great back-to-school rides. CHECK OUT: The 7. plug-in cars Polls

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Penske Truck Leasing joins CharIN to promote electric commercial vehicle charging standards

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Penske Truck Leasing has joined the Charging Interface Initiative ( CharIN ), a worldwide industry alliance focused on promoting Combined Charging System (CCS) as the global standard for charging electric vehicles (EVs) of all types. Penske will focus its attention on helping to promote electric vehicle charging standards for commercial vehicles in North America by participating with the group’s “High Power Charging for Commercial Vehicles Task Force” (HPCCV Task Force).

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Audi e-tron first ride, Nio financing, fuel-economy standards, and back to school: Today's Car News

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We get our first chance to ride in Audi's new electric e-tron SUV. Chinese electric carmaker NIO plans to start its expansion in the U.S. by raising money. We look at why fuel-economy standards don't need be loosened to keep cars safer, and we ask followers for their back-to-school thoughts in our latest Twitter poll. All this and more on Green

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Facelifted Skoda Fabia: pricing, specs and engines revealed with deliveries expected in September

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With their new Karoq and Kodiaq SUV-offerings a resounding success, Skoda has returned to the car that helped it turn a corner by giving the Fabia a facelift

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