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Hyundai Motor introduces electric double-decker bus

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In Seoul, Hyundai Motor unveiled an electric double-decker bus—a first of its kind for Hyundai, and part of the company’s effort to help reduce traffic congestion and air pollution.

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America’s LEAST Credible Newspaper On #ClimateCrisis News, @LATimes, Sounds Desperate To Deny #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Forklift Batteries in a Pickup Conversion?

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I am doing research on the possible conversion of 1980s to 1990s pickup truck. I pan to power with a ac motor but the main question I have is would one

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Sea level rise by 2100 could be double previous estimates, scientists predict

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The consequences of global warming could be twice as bad as previously suggested, according to a new report published last week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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Geely New Energy Commercial Vehicle Group unveils hydrogen fuel cell and battery-electric city buses

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Geely New Energy Commercial Vehicle Group’s (GCV) subsidiary brand, Yuan Cheng, launched two new zero-emission buses at a ceremony in Beijing: the F12 hydrogen fuel cell bus and C11 battery-electric bus.

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@LATimes Reprint Of Associated Press Story Lacks Context & #ClimateCrisis Reality So #JoeTakesOnTheNews Once Again Fixes Their #NewsFail

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Electric Truck: Rivian is Growing on Me

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Dreaming of an electric truck, but stuck driving an electric granny mobile (or luxury sedan) instead? Don't worry, you don't have to wait for Tesla

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Hyundai Motor Group develops first performance control for commercial EVs using weight estimation

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Hyundai Motor Group has developed a system that estimates the gross vehicle weight of a light duty commercial electric vehicle and optimizes performance accordingly.

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Get Real @LATimes Of Dirty El Segundo, Everyone But You Knows That Los Angeles Is Still Chinatown, Jake #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Are we about to wave goodbye to the wing mirror?

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Bay Area residents can get $4,000 credit on used plug-ins

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DHL and StreetScooter develop new fuel cell electric panel van; DHL orders 100 units

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DHL Express and electric vehicle maker StreetScooter are collaborating on a new electric delivery vehicle. The new H2 Panel Van will become the first 4.25-tonne electric vehicle with an added fuel cell, which will provide additional power and enable a range up to 500 kilometers.

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Dear Iowa & New Hampshire – Your Too White Populations Do Not Look Or Sound Like The USA & Shouldn’t Be Choosing Anything But Your Local Dog Catchers. #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Top five cars could you afford if you gave up smoking

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Smoking is a dying habit, or so we’re told

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British Columbia bans most gasoline and diesel cars after 2040

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British Columbia has followed through on a plan to ban sales of new gasoline and diesel cars starting in 2040. On Wednesday, the province passed the Zero Emissions Vehicles Act, which requires that all cars sold in the province by 2040 be "zero emissions vehicles."

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IEA: steep decline in nuclear power would threaten energy security and climate goals

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With nuclear power facing an uncertain future in many countries, the world risks a steep decline in its use in advanced economies that could result in billions of tonnes of additional carbon emissions, according to a new report by the International Energy Agency.

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We Can Barely See Vlad’s Lips Moving When Pussygrabber Speaks #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Top five things we learned this week

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Did you have a good Bank Holiday? Despite it only being a four-day working week, that hasn’t stopped news flooding in

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GM plans its own nationwide charging network with Bechtel

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General Motors, the nation's biggest automaker, is teaming up with construction giant Bechtel to build thousands of chargers around the U.S. with the aim of promoting adoption of electric cars.

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Daimler Trucks establishes global organization for highly automated driving

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Daimler Trucks is establishing the Autonomous Technology Group as a global organization for automated driving, bringing together its worldwide expertise and activities, as of 1 June.

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@LATimes I Added News Reality To Your Misleading Headline About How Horses Died At Santa Anita Deathtrap #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Lack of infrastructure leaves EV drivers taking ‘shocking’ risks

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An electrical safety charity has warned that a lack of public EV charge points is forcing motorists to charge their vehicles dangerously at home, with many using multiple extension leads

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Politics be damned: Electric cars aren't really so polarizing

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In these days when the political dividing lines can seem insurmountable, Democrats, Republicans, and Independents have something in common: Regardless of their political affiliation, a majority say that they view electric vehicles positively.

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DOE: Growth in US vehicle-miles of travel and number of vehicles outpaces population growth

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Vehicle miles traveled (VMT) in the US was seven times higher in 2017 than in 1950, according to the US Department of Energy (DOE). The number of vehicles in operation was more than six times higher in that same period, while the resident population doubled.

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Rotterdam The Hague Airport initiates study for the production of renewable jet fuel from air

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Rotterdam The Hague Airport and a European consortium led by EDL Anlagenbau Gesellschaft mbH signed a cooperation agreement to develop a demonstration plant that produces renewable jet fuel from air. This plant aims to be the first worldwide to offer renewable jet fuel from air to the market.

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Volvo Cars and Varjo launch mixed reality application for car development

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Volvo Cars and Varjo , the Finnish maker of high-end augmented reality headsets, have created a mixed reality approach to evaluating prototypes, designs and active safety technologies. The collaboration will be further strengthened by the Volvo Cars Tech Fund’s decision to invest in Varjo.

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Honda e urban EV will feature side camera mirror system as standard

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Honda has confirmed that the Side Camera Mirror System seen on the prototype version of the new Honda e urban electric vehicle will be standard when the car enters production. The technology, a first in the compact segment, brings significant benefits for styling, safety, aerodynamics and refinement.

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KLM, SkyNRG and SHV Energy announce project to build European plant for sustainable aviation fuel: DSL-1

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KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has committed itself for a 10-year period to the development and purchase of 75,000 tonnes of sustainable aviation fuel a year. KLM is the first airline in the world to invest in sustainable aviation fuel on this scale.

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3 Norwegian operators order 7 more Solaris electric buses

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Three Norwegian operators have ordered another 7 Solaris electric buses. Four Solaris Urbino 12 electric buses will be included in the Norgesbuss operator fleet from Oslo. These buses will join two Urbino 12 electric delivered to the carrier last year.

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Bus manufacturer NFI Group acquires Alexander Dennis Limited for US$405M

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North America-based bus manufacturer NFI Group Inc. has acquired UK-based bus manufacturer Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) for a total transaction value of £320 million (US$405 million) on a cash-free, debt-free basis, subject to certain adjustments.

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Audi opens 1.9 MWh battery storage unit on EUREF Campus in Berlin

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Audi has opened Germany’s largest multi-use battery energy storage unit on the EUREF Campus in Berlin. The 13.6-acre EUREF campus serves as a site for pilot projects for the transition to sustainable energy and networked mobility. The Audi storage unit has a capacity of 1.9

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UB study finds link between ambient ozone exposure, artery wall thickness

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Long-term exposure to ambient ozone appears to accelerate arterial conditions that progress into cardiovascular disease and stroke, according to a new University at Buffalo study. The research is the first epidemiological study to provide evidence that ozone might advance subclinical arterial disease—injuries that occur to the artery walls prior to a heart attack or stroke—and provides insight into the relationship between ozone exposure and cardiovascular disease risk.

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Gen 6 Opel Corsa gets battery-electric version

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With the all-new, sixth generation Corsa, Opel is offering for the first time a battery-electric version of the bestseller with a range of 330 kilometers (WLTP, provisional figure) (205 miles): the Corsa-e.

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ŠKODA introduces PHEV version of flagship along with first battery-electric production model

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ŠKODA, a member of the Volkswagen Group, has introduced the SUPERB iV—a plug-in hybrid version of its flagship SUPERB— and the CITIGOe iV, the company’s first production battery-electric vehicle.

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FCA proposes 50:50 merger with Groupe Renault

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. delivered a non-binding letter to the Board of Groupe Renault proposing a combination of their respective businesses as a 50/50 merger. The combined business would sell approximately 8.7 million vehicles annually.

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Mathematically-designed graphene has improved electrocatalytic activity for hydrogen production

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An international research group has improved graphene’s ability to catalyze the hydrogen evolution reaction, which releases hydrogen as a result of passing an electronic current through water. They designed a mathematically-predicted graphene electrocatalyst, and confirmed its performance using high resolution electrochemical microscopy and computational modelling. The findings were published in an open access paper in the journal Advanced Science.

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EEA: small increase in EU’s total greenhouse gas emissions in 2017, with transport emissions up for the fourth consecutive year

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Total greenhouse gas emissions in the European Union (EU) increased by 0.7% in 2017, according to latest official data published today by the European Environment Agency (EEA).

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