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New analysis suggests Uber adding significantly to pollution and traffic in European cities

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Uber is adding more polluting car trips to already-clogged European cities such as London and Paris, new analysis by European NGOs suggests —contributing to air pollution and climate change and exploding the company’s sustainability claims.

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LA Critics Say “The Meating” Is Best Play Yet By Greenius

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See for yourself: climate change Climate Emergency comedy Community Activists Culture environment environmental justice, environmental racism Theatre Joe Galliani Ruskin Group Theatre

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How many Mustang Mach-E electric SUVs will Ford build? We’ve got numbers

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In presentations before and during the launch of the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E, the company said several times that the electric SUV that expands its pony-car range wasn’t a compliance car.

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Lexus UX 300e: Lexus's first EV

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Lexus has launched its first battery electric vehicle. The Lexus UX 300e was unveiled at the Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition in China and is the first car under the Lexus Electrified banner

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Volkswagen making Car.Software an independent business unit; investing €7B by 2025

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Starting 1 January 2020, the Volkswagen Group’s Car.Software organization will operate as an independent business unit. As a Group company, the Car.Software organization will centralize the associates and subsidiaries within the Group that develop car software and software for the digital ecosystems.

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UK police to trial 210hp Ford Ranger Raptor pick-up

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Police forces across the UK are set to trial Ford’s latest blue-light vehicle – a 105mph Ford Ranger Raptor

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GM electric truck due fall 2021, aiming for traditional and lifestyle buyers

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In an address to the Barclays 2019 Global Automotive Conference Thursday, GM CEO Mary Barra confirmed that the company’s battery-electric truck will arrive in fall 2021.

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Stadler and SBCTA sign contract for first hydrogen-powered train in US; FLIRT H2

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Stadler and San Bernardino County Transportation Authority (SBCTA) have signed the first contract to supply a hydrogen-powered train to run in the United States. SBCTA awarded the contract with an option to order four more vehicles in the future.

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An Internet of Tires? Pirelli Marries 5G And Automobile Wheels

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The Cyber Tire can sense dangerous conditions and alert other cars. transportation transportation/sensors

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BMW and VW aim for close control over batteries, don’t want to make them

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Like nearly all global automakers, BMW has decided it doesn’t want to manufacture battery cells.

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Used EVs appreciating in value

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New data from car classified website, CarGurus, shows that in many cases used electric vehicles have gone up in value through 2019. At the same time conventionally powered equivalents have dropped in value

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DOE: all-electric vehicles have the lowest estimated average annual fuel cost of all light-duty vehicles

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The estimated annual fuel costs for model year (MY) 2019 all-electric light-duty vehicles are the lowest of all the different vehicle technologies, ranging from a low of $500 to a high of $900 per year, according to the US Department of Energy (DOE).

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Top five things we learned this week

Green Cars News

On this week, 54 years ago, the government introduced an experimental speed limit of 70mph on motorways

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Rivian-based Lincoln electric SUV will result from Ford partnership, according to report

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When Ford first formed a strategic partnership with Rivian this past April, specifying that Ford would build a new electric vehicle using RIvian’s skateboard platform, it was widely anticipated that such an upscale product would be offered by Ford’s Lincoln luxury brand.

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How are car manufacturers reducing their carbon footprint?

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Volkswagen has announced that the environmental impact per vehicle made is 37 per cent less than it was in 2010

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Molten carbonate electrolysis can produce a range of carbon nanomaterials, including graphene, from CO2 at high yield

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Researchers from Huazhong University of Science and Technology in China and George Washington University in the US report in a new paper in the ACS journal Accounts of Chemical Research that a range of important carbon nanomaterials can be produced at high yield by molten carbonate electrolysis.

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Review: Mini Clubman

Green Cars News

Boris Johnson is getting closer to his wish of pulling the UK out of the EU, so I like to think that he’s quietly eyeing up a replacement for his ageing Toyota Previa and quite fancies the Mini Clubman

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Byton forms charging partnership with Electrify America

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Chinese EV startup Byton has taken steps to establish its foothold in the United States, entering into a partnership with the Volkswagen-backed Electrify America charging network ahead of the global launch of its M-Byte crossover.

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Hyundai Nexo breaks hydrogen distance record

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Hyundai has set expectations to stun by breaking the world distance record for a hydrogen-powered vehicle travelling on one tank of fuel

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XALT Energy batteries powering MCI all-electric passenger coach

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XALT Energy is powering the US’ first, long-distance, all-electric passenger coach in tests with private and public transportation providers in the United States.

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Subaru Forester: All-new AWD model offers hybrid tech

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Subaru has announced the launch of the fifth-generation Forester

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Uber and Lyft are adding to air pollution, campaign argues

Green Car Reports

Europe’s leading clean-transportation group has allied with other organizations on the Continent plus the Sierra Club in the U.S. to get the word out that in the largest, most congested cities, ride-hailing services are adding to issues with pollution and congestion—not easing them.

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Interview with Wiebe Wakker

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In 1222 days, sustainable adventurer and EV Advocate Wiebe Wakker covered over 100,000 kilometres setting what is believed to be the record for the 'world's longest trip' by an electric car

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Heliogen launches, achieves > 1,000 ?C from concentrated sunlight for industrial processes

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Heliogen, a company that is transforming sunlight to create and replace fuels, recently announced its launch and also said that it has—for the first time commercially—concentrated solar energy to exceed temperatures greater than 1,000 degrees Celsius.

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Top five things we learned this week

Green Cars News

49 years ago this week, the rarest Ford Mustang to ever be produced debuted at the Detroit Auto Show

In wake of Tesla Cybertruck, what are your priorities in an electric pickup?

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The Tesla Cybertruck revealed Thursday night was polarizing and thought-provoking, to say the least. It’s radically different than any other pickup truck ever proposed in the sort of volume Tesla’s order numbers—around 150,000 as we write this—are suggesting.

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All-new Subaru Forester e-BOXER hybrid now joined by XV

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Subaru's fifth-generation Forester has become the first European car from the Japanese brand to offer hybrid technology

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Audi boosts range and efficiency in e-tron; extra 25 km in WLTP

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Audi is introducing a standard technical update for its first all-electric product, the e-tron. This combines optimized drive system hardware with software adjustments to improve efficiency. As a result, all versions of the e-tron SUV will come off the assembly line with an extra 25 kilometers (15.5

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The Ford Mustang conundrum: Can you lead a horse to the electricity grid?

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Fisker prices Ocean electric SUV at $379 per month

Green Car Reports

Fisker's new mainstream Ocean SUV may still be more than a year away, by optimistic time frames, but the company's marketing machine has been hard at work. Fisker Inc. announced its flexible lease program Wednesday, and even told us how much it will cost.

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Harvard study links short-term exposure to PM2.5 with risks of common but rarely studied causes of hospital admissions; substantial economic costs

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Hospitalizations for several common diseases—including septicemia (serious bloodstream infection), fluid and electrolyte disorders, renal failure, urinary tract infections, and skin and tissue infections—have been linked for the first time with short-term exposure to fine particulate air pollution (PM 2.5 ), according to a comprehensive new study led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. In addition, the study found that even small increases in PM 2.5

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JRC: Traffic measures could effectively reduce NO2 concentrations by 40% in European cities

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Concentrations of the harmful NO 2 pollutant across 30 major European cities could be reduced by up to 40% with the correct traffic policy measures, according to EU Joint Research Center (JRC) scientists.

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Pierburg introducing efficient high-voltage components for fuel-cell applications

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Fuel-cell systems are a challenging technology that, much like combustion engines, require sophisticated thermal management and supplies of air and hydrogen.

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Volkswagen focuses motorsport strategy on e-mobility; farewell to ICE; new MEB-based motorsports concepts coming

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Volkswagen is focusing its motorsport strategy on electric mobility. A clear emphasis on fully electric racing cars will be backed up by the farewell to factory-backed commitments using internal combustion engines. The role as a technological pioneer will continue to be taken over by the ID.R

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Fisker opens reservations for Ocean SUV; cost starts as low as $379/month

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Fisker Inc. opened reservations for the Ocean electric luxury SUV, arriving in 2022, through its website and native mobile app—available globally on the App Store and Google Play store. Reservations are set at US$250 per vehicle and are fully refundable.

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MITEI releases report on 3-year study of future mobility; technological innovation, policies, and behavioral changes all needed; “car pride” an issue

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Weizmann Institute team engineers E. coli to eat carbon dioxide

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Researchers at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, Israel have created a strain of the bacterium Escherichia coli that grows by consuming carbon dioxide instead of sugars or other organic molecules. The findings point to means of developing, in the future, carbon-neutral fuels. An open-access paper on the work is published in the journal Cell. Researchers converted the common lab, sugar-eating (heterotrophic) E.

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