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US households are holding on to their vehicles longer

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The turnover of household vehicles has slowed since 2009, based on US Department of Transportation surveys of household vehicle travel, the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported. The 2017 National Household Travel Survey (NHTS) reported that the average vehicle—including cars, trucks, and vans—has increased from 9.3 years in 2009 to 10.5

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Royal couple's electric Jaguar E-type Zero coupe will go into production

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You won't have to be a prince to drive an electric Jaguar E-type (though financially it may help). Jaguar announced Thursday that it plans to produce and sell classic E-type coupes similar to the one that carried Prince Harry and Meghan Markle from Windsor Castle to their wedding reception starting in 2020—complete with its electric. Monterey Car Week

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ChargeNet NZ wins Low Carbon Future Award

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The Southern Hemisphere’s largest electric vehicle (EV) fast charging network infrastructure provider, ChargeNet NZ, is delighted to have been recognised in its efforts to secure a low carbon future for New Zealand.

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CSIRO roadmap finds hydrogen industry set for scale-up in Australia

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An economically-sustainable hydrogen industry in Australia could soon be on the cards according to a blueprint released by CSIRO, the national science agency, which found that cost-competitiveness is firmly on the horizon. Source: CSIRO. The National Hydrogen Roadmap sets out a path to develop the action and investment plans required to realise the full benefits of a hydrogen economy.

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Breaking News For Catholics #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2019 Ford Fusion Energi gets longer electric range

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Ford is boosting the battery size and electric range of its Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid sedan for 2019. The new battery will store 9 kwh, up from 7 kwh, to give the 2019 Fusion Energi a range of 25 electric miles, up from 21 miles. The bigger battery should make the Fusion Energi more competitive with alternatives such as the Toyota Prius Prime. plug-in cars

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California Air Resources Board approves sales of XL’s electrified Ford F-250

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XL received approval from the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to sell hybrid electric Ford F-250 pickup trucks in California, marking the 14 th CARB executive order achieved by the company. XL has earned the highest number of CARB executive orders for commercial vehicle electrification in the automotive industry. .

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Hey LA Times – I Had To Fix Your Weak & Wimpy Editorial #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Updated electric Isetta microcar ready for sale in Europe

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Microlino, the maker of scooters and kickboards is ready to launch an electric microcar in Europe. Run by two Swiss brothers, the company unveiled its recreation of the tiny single-door BMW Isetta at the Geneva auto show two years ago, and has now partnered with with boutique Italian coachmaker Tazzari to build up to 10,000 copies of the car a. youtube microcars

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Turning back the clock: Five things you don’t find in cars anymore

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Things that were once luxuries are now taken for granted

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Cumulative PEV sales in California at 8.6% of 5M 2030 goal; BEVs at 4.4%

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A new report from the California Center for Jobs & The Economy indicates that. cumulative plug-in vehicle (plug-in hybrids and battery electric vehicles) sales in California have reached 8.6% of the 2030 goal of 5 million units. Full battery-electric vehicle sales are at 4.4%. Source: “State’s Progress on 5 Million Zero Emission Vehicles by 2030: Q2 2018 Results”. In Q2 2018, PEV sales were 35,466 vehicles, up from 22,427 from Q2 2017 and up by 8,255 from Q4 2017.

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Duncan Hunter Shows What True Republicans Stand For #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2019 Hyundai Kona Electric rated at class-leading 258 miles of range by EPA

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The 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric boasts the greatest range of any electric car built by a full-range automaker: 258 miles, according to the EPA. That bests the Nissan Leaf's 151 miles and Chevrolet Bolt EV's 238 miles, and it nearly ties the Tesla Model S 75D's 259-mile range. The news was first reported by Inside EVs. The official range rating is

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Top five estate cars

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We’ve discussed fairly recently whether the runaway popularity of SUV-esque vehicles – be they true 4x4, crossover, compact crossover, or any other term being bandied about by manufacturers – has come at the expense of other areas of the car market, notably the traditional estate car

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Jaguar Classic to offer electric E-types

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Jaguar Classic has confirmed it will offer all-electric E-types for sale. The news follows the iconic EV sports car’s successful debut in concept form at Jaguar Land Rover Tech Fest in September 2017. Combining its restoration expertise with cutting-edge technology from the Jaguar I-PACE, Jaguar Classic will offer tailor-made E-types restored and converted to electric power at the same Classic Works facility as its outstanding E-type Reborn restorations in Coventry, UK.

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Flaccid Impotent Dems Still Waiting For Sign From God Before Taking Action – #JoeTakesOnTheNewa

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Tesla push for 5,000 Model 3s per week left many unfinished

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At the end of June, Tesla pushed hard to finish 5,000 Model 3s a week. It may have pushed too hard. New internal documents acquired and reported by Business Insider show that of the 5,031 cars produced in the last week of June, 4,300 had some problem that required rework. In auto industry terminology, the percentage of cars that pass company

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Audi trials short-term car leasing packages with On Demand

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Audi is the latest manufacturer to offer a new premium mobility service, with the launch of Audi On Demand

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GlobalData: Global lithium production to triple over the next four years

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High growth in demand for lithium batteries is spurring three-fold growth in mine production of lithium over the next four years, with 86kt of new lithium metal capacity coming on stream, according to data and analytics company GlobalData. After moderate growth in lithium supply between 2010 and 2017 of 6.4%

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Hey LA Times – I Fixed Your Headline AGAIN #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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EPA plans to roll back emissions standards on power plants

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After wiping out plans to continue boosting fuel economy standards earlier this month, the EPA on Tuesday proposed rolling back emissions standards on electric power plants. The new proposed rule, which the EPA calls the "Affordable Clean Energy" rule, would eliminate Obama-era standards that would have required power plants to reduce carbon. EPA air pollution power grid

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International Dog Appreciation Day: Top five cars for dog lovers

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For dog lovers, choosing a car is not just a simple case of finding one with enough space for the kids – there’s also got to be room for your canine companion

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EIA: Permian region expected to drive US crude oil production growth through 2019

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The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) August Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO) forecasts that US crude oil production will average 10.7 million barrels per day (b/d) in 2018 and 11.7 million b/d in 2019. If realized, both of these forecast levels would surpass the previous record of 9.6 million b/d set in 1970. Source: US Energy Information Administration, Short-Term Energy Outlook, August 2018. This national increase is almost entirely driven by tight oil.

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New Jabberwocky Policy Explained – #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Ford recalls Focus Electric, Fusion Energi, and C-Max Energi charge cords

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Ford announced a recall on Wednesday of the 120-volt charge cords supplied with nearly all of the plug-in hybrid and electric cars it built through 2015. The cars affected include the 2012 to 2015 Focus Electric, the 2013 to 2015 Ford C-Max Energi, and the 2013 to 2015 Ford Fusion Energi. Ford says that if the included charge cords are plugged. Plug-In Hybrids

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Review: Jaguar E-Pace

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For any Jaguar die-hards out there groaning at the thought of the British car company heading down the SUV path, let’s not forget the F-Pace quickly became the firm’s best-selling model after its launch

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Aradex DC/DC converter seeks to deliver maximum efficiency with fuel cells

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Fuel cell drive systems can have too low an output voltage and a volatile voltage level, both of which hamper system performance. These differences can be compensated by a DC / DC converter to regulate the voltage level for feeding into the DC link. With the support of the Central Innovation Program for Small and Medium Business (ZIM), Germany-based Aradex AG has developed the DC / DC converter VP5000-DCDC200-HL, which optimizes the integration of fuel cells into the drive system.

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When The Going Gets Weird, The Weird Turn Pro #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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New report inside Tesla factory says Model 3 production improving

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A new independent report from inside Tesla's Fremont factory shows production of the Model 3 is becoming sustainable. The report, from automotive analysts Eversource ISI Research in London and first carried in FT Alphaville, shows Model 3 production improving, and that the new General Assembly line 4 is making a significant contribution. Tesla. Elon Musk

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The New USPS Forever Stamps Have a Touch of Magic

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From simple children’s birthday parties to elaborate Broadway spectaculars, magic shows are a staple of the entertainment industry. The art of illusion appeals to us because it dodges our senses and perceptions, leaving us to ask ourselves how the magician did it.

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Study: PM2.5 pollution reduces global life expectancy by more than one year

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pollution shortens human lives by more than a year, according to a new open-access study from a team of environmental engineers and public health researchers published in the ACS journal Environmental Science & Technology Letters. Better air quality could lead to a significant extension of lifespans around the world. This study marks the first time that data on PM 2.5 and lifespan has been studied together in order to examine the global variations in how they affect overall life expectancy.

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GOP=Getting Orders from Putin #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Hyundai Kona Electric range, EPA power plant rollback, and Ford F-250 Hybrid: Today's Car News

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The 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric nets an official EPA-estimated 258-mile range. The EPA plans to roll back emissions standards on power plants. California approves XL Trucks' Ford F-250 hybrid. And the results are in from one of our latest Twitter polls. All of this and more on Green Car Reports. The Kona Electric now leads its segment with an

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Skoda Kodiaq vRS prepares for its world premiere

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The all-new Skoda Kodiaq vRS SUV is set to debut at the upcoming Paris Motor Show, with the brand releasing two teaser images of the potent seven-seater

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Study provides more insight into air pollution mechanisms that cause cardiovascular diseases

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Air pollution, and fine dust in particular, is calculated to contribute to more than four million deaths each year. Almost 60% of deaths occur as a result of cardiovascular diseases. Scientists around Professor Thomas Münzel, Director of Cardiology I at the Department of Cardiology at the Medical Center Mainz of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU), reviewed the mechanisms responsible for vascular damage from air pollution together with scientists from the UK and the US.

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Colorado Prepares to Install “Smart Road” Product by Integrated Roadways

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A basket of sensors buried in the pavement will measure the speed, weight, and trajectory of vehicles that pass over it. transportation transportation/infrastructure

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