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Rolls-Royce and Finferries demonstrate world’s first fully autonomous ferry

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Rolls-Royce and Finnish state-owned ferry operator Finferries have demonstrated the world’s first fully autonomous ferry in the archipelago south of the city of Turku, Finland.

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@LATimes Publishes Ultimate White Tears Con Job By Confederate Johnny Reb #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Audi to invest ~€14B in electromobility, digitalization and autonomous driving over next 5 years

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Audi plans to spend approximately €14 billion (US$15.9 billion) in electric mobility, digitalization and autonomous driving from 2019 until the end of 2023. This includes investments in property, plant and equipment as well as research and development expenditure.

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Trump administration plans to end electric-car tax credits

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As tax credits begin to expire for some automakers and the electric-car industry begins to lobby to extend them, the Trump administration plans to end them altogether. President Donald Trump's Chief Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow told Reuters that the administration plans to end the $7,500 federal tax credit by 2020 or 2021 for all automakers. tax credit

SK Innovation to build $1.67B EV battery manufacturing plant in Georgia

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South Korea-based SK Innovation, a developer of lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles, will invest $1.67 billion to build a new electric vehicle (EV) battery manufacturing plant in Georgia. SK innovation is fitted with the entire value chain for mid/large-sized battery production from electrodes and separators to battery cells and packs. SK Innovation has applied high energy density ternary materials to lithium-ion batteries for mass production.

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Tesla Model 3 Mid Range goes an EPA-official 260 miles

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EPA range ratings are funny things—they're never official until they're official. Tesla released its Model 3 Mid Range in early November, in an effort to offer a lower-priced base model, with an estimated range of 260 miles. Now the EPA has released final range figures confirming that number, and revealed official MPGe efficiency estimates

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NZ study shows cycle lanes and walkways cut car use, reduce emissions

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Researchers in New Zealand have shown that investing in cycle lanes and walkways encourages people to drive less and cuts carbon emissions. The researchers from the University of Otago, Wellington and Victoria University studied the impact of new cycling and walking paths built in New Plymouth and Hastings in 2011. In the three years after the development of the new infrastructure, they found there was a reduction of 1.6%

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Oerlikon Graziano to show H-RAM modular hybrid rear axle for P3 and P4 applications

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Leading gear and drive solutions provider Oerlikon Graziano, together with Vocis, will show its latest hybrid and electric technologies at the forthcoming CTI Symposium 2018 in Berlin. Heading the product line-up will be H-RAM, the company’s hybrid rear axle module, which will also be detailed in a technical presentation. H-RAM is a compact and highly integrated design that can be configured as a P3 motor arrangement or a stand-alone P4 electric axle.

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What will happen to GM's Voltec system now that the Chevy Volt has been discontinued?

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GM's discontinuation of the Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid—sorry, extended-range electric vehicle—technology last month came as a blow to many plug-in car fans. The car could allow 90 percent of Americans, according to federal Bureau of Labor Statistics data, to drive to work and back every day without using a drop of gas. For all intents. Polls

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Lockheed Martin invests $4M in Forge Hydrocarbons; lipid to hydrocarbons technology

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Canada-based Forge Hydrocarbons Corporation, a spin-off from the University of Alberta ( earlier post ), has received a US$4-million from Lockheed Martin under the Industrial and Technological Benefits (ITB) Policy.

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Tesla Model 3, long-range Nissan Leaf, cutting tax credits: Today's Car News

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The Trump administration plans to end tax credits for plug-in cars. The EPA released official range and efficiency estimates for the Tesla Model 3 Mid Range. The long range Nissan Leaf is a no-show at the 2018 LA Auto Show—now we hear why. And we ask what should happen with the Chevrolet Volt's technology now that the car has been. tax credit

SiNode and JNC partner to form NanoGraf to improve battery energy density by 50%; Si-graphene composit anode materials

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SiNode Systems, a Chicago-based advanced materials company developing silicon-graphene materials for the next generation of lithium-ion batteries ( earlier post ), and JNC Corporation, a Tokyo-based specialty chemical manufacturer, have formed NanoGraf Corporation—a joint venture focused on commercializing asvanced materials for the Lithium-ion battery industry—with a $4.5-million investment. SiNode is now remaned NanoGraf.

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Mazda: Why favouring petrol power over EVs could be a winning formula

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Jude is the patron saint of lost causes, but Mazda could well be the one taking up that mantle for the petrol-powered internal combustion engine

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2019 Mercedes-Benz B-Class: list price and specs revealed

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The all-new Mercedes-Benz B-Class will be priced from £26,975 when it arrives in spring 2019, with two trims Sport and AMG Line – available from launch

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Volkswagen e-Crafter open to public ahead of future launch

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Following its debut at the 2018 CV Show, the all-electric Volkswagen e-Crafter is now available for the public to view at the EV Experience Centre in Milton Keynes

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