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New study finds gasoline stations vent up to 10x more benzene fumes than previously thought

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A study led by environmental health scientists at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health examined the release of vapors from gasoline station vent pipes, and found benzene emissions were 10 times higher than estimates used in setback regulations that determine how close schools, playgrounds, and parks can be to the facilities. The findings appear in the journal Science of the Total Environment.

2018 293

In This #AgeOfStupid Florida Is World Capitol Of Arrogant Ignorance #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Israel plans to end internal combustion car sales by 2030

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Add Israel to the list of countries planning to ban sales of cars that run on gasoline and diesel fuel. The Jewish state, however, has put internal combustion engines on a shorter leash than most other countries that have announced such plans. By 2030, the Israeli Energy Ministry announced on Tuesday, cars and trucks that run on gasoline or diesel

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Jaguar introduces engine noise to silent I-Pace to alert vulnerable road users

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Electric vehicles produce no engine sound, which is quite nice in a noisy, bustling world

2018 51

Bolivian-German lithium extraction project takes major step forward; YLB partners with ACISA

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Bolivian state enterprise Yacimientos de Litio. Bolivianos (YLB) and the German company ACI Systems Alemania GmbH (ACISA). officially sealed their cooperation on the extraction and industrialization. of lithium from Salar de Uyuni. Juan Carlos Montenegro, Head of YLB, and. Dr. Wolfgang Schmutz, CEO of ACISA, signed a partnership agreement in. La Paz. The signing of the partnership agreement by YCB and ACISA represents an important milestone in the.

2018 260

@LATimes In The Face Of Epic Climate Warning Your News Focus Is B t #JoeTakesInTheNews

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2018 177

Bollinger Motors announces B2 electric pickup alongside SUV

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Bollinger Motors has already generated a lot of interest in its B1 electric SUV. And on Wednesday it released images and some details of its long awaited second model, a pickup. The American startup electric truckmaker is one of several to announce an electric pickup. Tesla has said it is developing a pickup; the company asked its fans to submit. Bollinger

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Mercedes-Benz fuel cell SUV PHEV in production; first units of GLC F-CELL to be delivered by end of October

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By 2022, Mercedes-Benz’ entire product range will be electrified. There will be electric alternatives in every segment from smart to SUV, with well in excess of 130 variants in total, ranging from 48-volt on-board electrical system with EQ Boost to plug-in-hybrids to all-electric vehicles with batteries or fuel cells. As part of the drive to the last option, Mercedes-Benz is putting the GLC F-CELL—a plug-in hybrid combining a 13.5 kWh battery (gross, 9.3

2018 259

@LATimes Let’s Tell It Like It Is About Big Boss Butts Of Inglewood – He Won’t Care, He Rules Like Daley In 1968 Chicago #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2018 163

Nothing comes close to Tesla: 2018 Q3 plug-in sales

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Even with solid increases, other electric-car sales paled in comparison with numbers from Tesla in September and for the third quarter of 2018. The next highest sellers, were the Chevrolet Bolt EV, with 3,949 sales from July to September, and the Nissan Leaf just behind with 3,767 for the quarter. By comparison, Tesla announced it sold 55,843. sales

2018 114

Autumn Budget 2019: Chancellor urged to energise the take up of plug-in electric vehicles

Green Cars News

When is the Autumn Budget? Philip Hammond has revealed the the Conservative government will outline its vision for the UK economy in the annual Autumn Budget on 29 October 2018, which is a Monday

2018 40

Rice team demonstrates more efficient photocatalyst for converting ammonia to hydrogen

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Rice University nanoscientists have demonstrated a new catalyst that can convert ammonia into hydrogen fuel at ambient pressure using only light energy, mainly due to a plasmonic effect that makes the catalyst more efficient. Their study, published in Science , describes new catalytic nanoparticles which are made mostly of copper with trace amounts of ruthenium metal.

2018 241

@DrPatSoonShiong It’s Time To Hire A Climate Emergency Editor for @LATimes & Give Los Angeles The News We Need To Survive In A F *d Climate #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2018 163

Report: Audi e-tron GT electric sport coupe will fast-charge in 12 minutes

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Audi revealed last month that its e-tron GT, which is described as a “highly dynamic coupe,” will make its debut at the Los Angeles auto show in November. Although that model isn’t likely to be produced until 2020, at the earliest, it’s shaping up to be one of several game-changing vehicles in terms of charging. Audi e-tron charging Fast Charging

2018 112

Top five reasons the Abarth 595 is a hidden hot hatch gem

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If someone asks you to picture a hot hatch, you’ll most likely be conjuring up images of Volkswagen’s iconic Golf GTI or the mental Honda Civic Type R

2018 36

Bollinger Motors previews B2 electric pickup

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Bollinger Motors previewed the all-electric, all-wheel-drive B2 pickup truck. The new street-legal B2 Pickup truck leverages the company’s development of the B1 Sport Utility Truck. Earlier post.). As Bollinger Motors moves through the final stages of the B1, the B2 Pickup became a natural addition to their upcoming vehicle suite of distinctively-designed EV trucks. The new B2 incorporates everything that we’ve learned in making the B1, and takes it in an exciting new direction.

2018 239

@LATimes Gives Climate Crisis Handjob With No Happy Ending #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2018 163

How will VW price its next-generation electric vehicles? Think TDI

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Volkswagen says that it aims to make “electric vehicles for millions, not millionaires” with its next-generation EVs. While that’s a clever tagline, what ultimately will matter to many households who want a new electric vehicle in the driveway is whether they can afford one of those models. Speaking at an event last month. Pricing MEB architecture

2018 105

How should you react to an emergency vehicle?

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We’ve all been there: sat in slow-moving rush hour traffic or at traffic lights, and you see an emergency vehicle’s blue lights become ever-brighter in your mirrors

2018 33

EU researchers develop innovative energy-efficient climate control system for electric vehicles; XERIC

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EU-funded researchers have developed an innovative climate control system (CCS) that extends the range of electric vehicles while enhancing passenger comfort. At present a substantial amount of energy is required to run the CCS within electric vehicles, creating a major drain on the battery and limiting the range of the car.

2018 235

@LATimes Let’s Tell It Like It Is About Big Boss Butts Of Inglewood – He Won’t Care, He Rules Like Daley In 1968 Chicago #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2018 150

Europe commits to 35 percent CO2 cut by 2030, after dire UN climate report

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Following a U.N. report on Monday that concluded world leaders have only two decades to end emissions of greenhouse gases or suffer catastrophic climate change, the European Union took just 13 hours to announce plans to cut emissions from cars and trucks a further 35 percent by 2030. Transportation is the only sector in Europe whose emissions of

2018 103

Jeep Wrangler pricing and specs announced

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Full details and pricing of the new Jeep Wrangler have been revealed ahead of its launch on 13 October

2018 32

China team proposes method for converting liquid electrolyte into quasi-solid gel electrolyte for Li metal batteries

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Researchers in China report that commercialized liquid electrolyte can be easily converted into a novel quasi-solid gel polymer electrolyte (GPE) via a simple and efficient in situ gelation strategy. The newly developed GPE exhibits elevated protective effects on Li metal anodes and has universality for diversified cathodes including, but not restricted to, sulfur, olivine-type LiFePO 4 , and layered LiNi 0.6 Co 0.2 Mn 0.2

2018 230

In This #AgeOfStupid @BillMckibben Op Ed in @LATimes Is Too Erudite & Thoughtful – So I Boiled It Down For You #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2018 150

Electric cars may end the automatic era this Olds began

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With only the possible exception of the electric starter, nothing has done more to expand the adoption of personal cars than the automatic transmission, as reflected by one of the first cars so-equipped, being sold this week in Hershey, Pennsylvania. The 1938 Oldsmobile L-38 convertible coupe used the first transmission to select gears. Automatic

2018 103

2019 BMW X5 available to lease right now

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An all-new BMW X5 is on the way, with lease deals available now

2018 32

New catalyst synthesis method for solar water splitting to produce hydrogen

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A research team led by Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute Of Science And Technology (DGIST) Professor Jong-Sung Yu in Korea, with colleagues at UC Berkeley and Xi’an Jiaotong University in China, has successfully developed a new catalyst synthesis method that can efficiently decompose water into oxygen and hydrogen using solar light. A paper on their work is published in the journal Applied Catalysis B: Environment.

2018 228

Chevron Sucks! But Not At Staples Center Anymore, Thanks To Greenius

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Nobody knows what the f**k “Techron” is but everyone knows exactly what “Chevron Sucks!” ” means. It means the same thing as “Celtics Suck!” ” or “Boston Sucks!” ” and there is no worse insult a Lakers fan can give an evil villain. That’s why I’ve been letting everyone know for the past 10 years, at every Lakers game I attend, that “Chevron Sucks!”

2018 203

Mercedes breaks ground on US battery factory (Updated)

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Mercedes-Benz broke ground Friday on a new battery factory in the U.S.—right —right next door to its SUV factory in Alabama. The move is an indication that the company plans to build its upcoming all-electric EQC electric SUV in Alabama. The EQC is expected to go on sale in the U.S. as a 2021 model. Mercedes exports many of the SUVs it produces in

2018 101

Skoda teases all-new Golf-sized hatchback

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Skoda has revealed a teaser image of an all-new hatchback that’s set to be revealed in full before the end of the year

2018 32

KIT team produces synthetic natural gas from waste wood; used in natural gas vehicles

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Researchers from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) have successfully produced renewable methane from a biomass-based synthesis gas mixture in their pilot plant for methanation using a new honeycomb catalyst. The quality of this synthetic natural gas (SNG) is comparable to that of fossil natural gas and can be used as fuel in cogeneration and heating plants as well as in cars or trucks. Honeycomb catalyst.

2018 224

Gill Pratt of Toyota: Safety Is No Argument for Robocars

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The technology that will eventually make self-driving cars safe can be implemented in human-driven cars. transportation transportation/self-driving

2018 40

Catastrophic climate effects could hit by 2040, UN report says

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Two decades. That's all the time world leaders have to reverse emissions of greenhouse gases to avoid inundating coastal cities, killing off coral reefs and their attendant marine wildlife, and potential food shortages, according to a new UN report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. The report was the first commissioned by world. global warming

2018 98

Ford lease deals for any monthly budget

Green Cars News

Though the brand may not have the immediate appeal of Mercedes-Benz, Audi or BMW, the sheer variety of vehicle offered by Ford shows there’s not only a Ford for any budget but there’s a Ford for any taste too

2018 32

NC State team develop medium voltage fast charger; up to 350 kW in next version

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Researchers at North Carolina State University have built an electric vehicle fast charger that is at least 10 times smaller than existing systems and wastes 60% less power during the charging process, without sacrificing the charging time. The team is now building a version that is capable of charging vehicles more quickly, while also charging multiple vehicles at the same time. The researchers call the new technology a medium voltage fast charger (MVFC).

2018 223

Chevron Sucks! But Not At Staples Center Anymore, Thanks To Greenius

Creative Greenius

Nobody knows what the f**k “Techron” is but everyone knows exactly what “Chevron Sucks!” ” means. It means the same thing as “Celtics Suck!” ” or “Boston Sucks!” ” and there is no worse insult a Lakers fan can give an evil villain. That’s why I’ve been letting everyone know for the past 10 years, at every Lakers game I attend, that “Chevron Sucks!”

2018 150