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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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Biggest Story In History Confuses Daily Dog Trainer #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2018 Chevy Bolt EV makes successful 2,000-mile road trip

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Readers like David Edwards periodically send letters about road trips they’ve made in their electric cars. While long road trips are becoming somewhat commonplace with Teslas, he points out that they still aren’t common for other electric cars. Just last year, reader Jay Lucas sold his Chevy Bolt EV after finding it too difficult to

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GYON adds name to long list of Chinese EV startups

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LOS ANGELES — Can you believe it? Another EV startup — that will produce “affordable luxury” electric vehicles — has popped up. It is called GYON — name is an acronym for “Grow Your Own Niche.”

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Researchers increase carbon efficiency of BtL process from 38 to >90% by adding hydrogen from renewable sources; 2.4x more fuel produced

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Researchers in Norway report that the carbon efficiency of a conventional Biomass-to-Liquid (BtL) process can be increased from 38 to more than 90% by adding hydrogen from renewable energy sources. The increased carbon efficiency is possible because the water gas shift reaction is avoided and instead a reversed water gas shift is introduced to convert CO 2 to CO. This means that the amount of fuel can be increased by a factor of 2.4 with the same amount of biomass.

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Making Sausage Looks Gorgeous Compared To Grotesquery Of Ugliness In Sacramento #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Canadian gold mine cleans up its act with electricity

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Mining operations get a lot of flack for creating environmental problems around the world. Yet they provide much of the basic material that keeps the global economy humming. Some mining companies are drilling down in their efforts to clean up their acts. As the world’s fourth-largest gold mining company Goldcorp has received its share of

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Kia Motors reveals next-generation separated sound zone technology; individual audio spaces without headphones

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Kia Motors corporation unveiled its next-generation Separated Sound Zone (SSZ) technology that allows each passenger of a vehicle to experience an audio stream tailored to their individual needs, including music, hands-free phone calls, and vehicle alerts, while maintaining a headphone-free social space where passengers can converse freely.

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Oil Industry Overlords Determined To Burn Climate To Death #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Report: Rising electric-car production may strain unexpected resources

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Despite electric cars producing no tailpipe emissions, not all of their effects will be environmentally beneficial, according to a recent report by McKinsey & Co. The group, which is often optimistic about electric car adoption, forecasts that by 2030, plug-in cars will make up at least 20 percent of car sales globally, and up to 35 percent in

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Top five low deposit car leasing deals

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Top five low deposit car leasing deals

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Tropos Motors triples range of electric LSVs with new Li-ion-powered ABLE XR; 26 kWh pack

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Tropos Motors has released the new eXtended Range, ABLE XR low-speed electric utility vehicle. Powered by a 26 kWh lithium-ion battery pack, the ABLE XR offers four times more range (up to 160 miles) compared to the standard ABLE configurations, and nearly three times more than its closest competition in the eCUV (electric compact utility vehicle) market.

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It’s Great To Be The Son Of A King in L.A. #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Electrify America launches "Jetstones" ad campaign

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If regular automakers aren't advertising their electric cars well enough, maybe purveyors of electric-car infrastructure can fill in the gaps. Electrify America, VW's court-mandated effort to build a nationwide DC fast-charge network, is launching its first ad campaign Monday on behalf of all electric cars. Called the "Jetstones," the ad campaign. youtube

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Top five high mileage, low initial payment deals

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Top five high mileage, low initial payment deals

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Autonomous electric shuttle in long-term public demo in Candiac, Québec

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The City of Candiac, Québec is hosting a long-term demonstration project for a 100% electric autonomous shuttle to be used on public roads for the first time in Canada. In addition to the municipality’s involvement, the project is made possible by transportation company Keolis Canada, manufacturer NAVYA, the financial support of the Québec Government and the collaboration of Propulsion Québec, la Grappe industrielle des véhicules électriques et intelligents du Québec and Technopôle IVÉO.

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What’s That Smell? Another Stinkburger Article From LAT #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Commentary: Electric-car and fuel-cell advocates should agree.to agree

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Here at Green Car Reports we hear—even attract—a lot of controversy when we report on fuel-cell vehicles. Many our readers argue vociferously that the only green cars run on batteries alone—no, thank you, to range-extending gas engines, either. Others seem to hold out for the hydrogen economy, with cars that can go more than 300. fuel cells

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Audi lease deals for any monthly budget

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It goes without say that Audi are one of the most aspirational brands out there for motorists

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Rolls-Royce launches new modular Li-ion battery system for ships: SAVe Energy

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Rolls-Royce is launching a lithium-ion based energy storage system for ships. Rolls-Royce has been delivering energy storage systems since 2010, however the actual energy storage units were previously supplied by an external party. Illustration of a ship system setup with batteries. This example shows a hybrid system for a tugboat. Source: Rolls Royce. Energy storage is a major green investment for a ship owner.

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Criminal Pedophile Ring Calls Itself A Church – #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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GM files patents for new active aerodynamic aids

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General Motors filed patent applications in June for three types of active aerodynamic systems that could make cars more efficient and potentially even give electric cars longer ranges. The three patent applications were all filed as part of Chevrolet's design for the new eighth-generation Corvette, but they could make their way to other GM cars

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Top five cars for around £100 per month

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There are many reasons why leasing makes a lot of sense, whether you’re after an executive saloon or a super-frugal supermini, but if your main aim is to drive a new car and keep costs to an absolute minimum, there’s a wealth of deals that enable you to get behind the wheel of a new car for around £100 per month

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Food Express takes delivery of first 11 of 46 new ultra-low emission natural gas trucks

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Southern California Gas Co. SoCalGas) and Food Express, Inc. FXI) announced the addition of 11 new ultra-low emission natural gas trucks to the FXI fleet. The company, with the assistance of SoCalGas, applied for and received $1.1 million in grant funding for the new Kenworth T680 trucks ( earlier post ) which started making deliveries today. The company has an additional 35 trucks on order.

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Prince Of White Privilege Pleads For More Exceptionalism – #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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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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Bang for your buck: The top power-for-pound performance cars

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Like your cars with a bit of oomph? Well as important as a car’s power to weight ratio is, at ContractHireAndLeasing we’re more concerned with your power to pound ratio

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Efficient Drivetrains (EDI) announces availability of EDI PowerDrive 4000ev drivetrain; suitable for Type-A school buses

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Efficient Drivetrains, Inc. EDI) announced the availability of its EDI PowerDrive 4000ev, suited for Type-A school buses. The Class-4 offering rounds out the company’s all-electric school bus solution portfolio, spanning the full spectrum for Type C, D, and A, in the North American market.

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#JoeTakesOnTheNews – SCE’s Radioactive Waste Danger Downplayed By Times As “Spent Fuel”

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Tesla faces more whistleblower allegations from a second former employee

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A second employee at Tesla's Gigafactory in Nevada has filed for whistleblower protection, alleging that the company covered up an investigation into drug trafficking at the factory. The latest report was first carried by Jalopnik. The latest whistleblower, Karl Hansen, worked in the automaker's internal security department and alleges that the

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Torquey tattoos: Our five favourite car tattoos and five worst fails of all time

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Many, many years ago, in 2011, long before I got into the wonderful world of automotive writing, I was ever-so-briefly a freelance magazine journalist in the hermetic tattoo industry

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Dongfeng Motor Green Plan includes 20 electrified models by 2022; Nissan e-Power on core models

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Dongfeng Motor Company Limited (DFL), the joint venture between Nissan Motors and Dongfeng Motor Group, will accelerate the “Green 2022 Plan” rollout with a focus on green products, production and materials reuse. DFL plans to introduce 20 electrified (EV and e-POWER) models under its four brands by 2022, with Nissan e-Power technology ( earlier post ) available on core models. By 2022, 30% of DFL sales will be EV and e-POWER products.

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Rip Van Lopez Snaps Out Of His Slumber

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Tesla board reportedly seeking No. 2 executive to assist Elon Musk

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On Thursday, The New York Times published an interview with Tesla CEO Elon Musk that revealed that the company's board may looking for a new operational leader for the company. In the wide-ranging interview, Musk acknowledged that his tweet last week about having "funding secured" to take Tesla private was not cleared by anyone else, including. Elon Musk

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Mercedes-Benz lease deals for any monthly budget

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Nothing says class and elegance quite like a Mercedes-Benz

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PowerCell, Siemens to partner on development of marine fuel cell systems; integration into BlueDrive

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PowerCell Sweden AB has signed a memorandum of understanding with the German industrial group Siemens AG to enter into a partnership in order to drive forward the integration of fuel cell modules in shipping. The aim of the collaboration is to develop an energy supply system for vessels which is based on fuel cells. Siemens will supply the SISHIP BlueDrive integrated energy and propulsion system into which PowerCell will install its fuel cell modules.

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LA Times Says It’s Vacation Time Rich B **s

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