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The world’s largest single-site solar farm just came online

Electrek

The United Arab Emirates has launched the Al Dhafra solar farm – now the world’s largest single-site solar farm – ahead of COP28. more… The post The world’s largest single-site solar farm just came online appeared first on Electrek.

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Volkwagen recalls 100% of ID.4 EVs in the U.S. due to flammable interior materials

Teslarati

Volkswagen has recalled 100 percent of the ID.4 electric vehicles in the United States due to the flammability of interior materials, according to NHTSA documents. Volkswagen will recall 23,883 ID.4 vehicles, also noted as “100% of estimated percentage with defect,” the documents state that the material of the roller sunshades may not consistently meet the FMVSS 302 performance requirements. “The burn rate of the material may sometimes be beyond the maximum allowable limit.

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EnergyX Aims New Solid-State EV Battery At The 500,000-Mile Car Of The Future

CleanTechnica EVs

The US startup EnergyX is developing a sustainable lithium supply chain in support of a new 500,000-mile solid-state EV battery. The post EnergyX Aims New Solid-State EV Battery At The 500,000-Mile Car Of The Future appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Creating eco-friendly smart cities with green IoT technology

Innovation News Network

Smart cities are adopting green IoT technologies for environmentally friendly solutions to reduce energy consumption and harmful emissions. The post Creating eco-friendly smart cities with green IoT technology appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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How serious is Norway about climate change? So much that its streetlights self-dim

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Kia launches $20K EV5 electric SUV in China to rival leaders BYD and Tesla

Electrek

Kia launched its new EV5 electric SUV in China Friday. With a starting price of around $20K (149,800 yuan), the EV5 is expected to take on market leaders, including Tesla’s Model Y. more… The post Kia launches $20K EV5 electric SUV in China to rival leaders BYD and Tesla appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla Cybertruck buyers will be subject to ‘no resale’ policy

Teslarati

It appears Tesla Cybertruck buyers will be subject to a “no resale” policy within a certain time period, as some have spotted in recent buyers’ agreements for the company’s other vehicles. As found in Tesla’s terms and conditions for some recent Model 3 and Model Y purchases, the automaker says Cybertruck buyers will be required to avoid selling the vehicle for up to a year following its delivery date.

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Safeguarding future marine biodiversity and ecosystem services under climate change (FutureMARES)

Innovation News Network

The FutureMARES project provides science-based advice on how to rebuild marine biodiversity for climate change adaptation and mitigation. The post Safeguarding future marine biodiversity and ecosystem services under climate change (FutureMARES) appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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Hyundai and Kia are ‘pulling ahead’ with strong EV demand despite rival concerns

Electrek

Despite concerns over a cooling EV market, Hyundai and Kia are “very bullish” as demand for their electric vehicles remains strong. more… The post Hyundai and Kia are ‘pulling ahead’ with strong EV demand despite rival concerns appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla Sweden employees offered payment to join the IF Metall strike

Teslarati

IF Metall is offering Tesla Sweden employees payment to join the union’s strike. The Tesla Sweden strike is in its third week. It has gained a lot of support from big organizations in the country. But it has yet to gain significant support from the people it affects the most: Tesla employees. IF Metall is offering Tesla Sweden employees compensation to join its strike against the Texas-based company.

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End Of The Oil Age Preview: Norway’s Fleet Transition To EV

CleanTechnica EVs

It’s time for another update about progress of the Norway’s fleet transition to EV powertrains. As of the end of. [continued] The post End Of The Oil Age Preview: Norway’s Fleet Transition To EV appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Faurecia and Accenture partner on products and services for connected and autonomous vehicles

Brief

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The quantum computing race will be won on scalable hardware

Innovation News Network

SemiQon believes the next era of quantum computing will be achieved through semiconductor-based quantum hardware. Read more here. The post The quantum computing race will be won on scalable hardware appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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Cybertruck isn’t even out yet, and it already has a knockoff: meet Robotruck

Electrek

You may be eagerly waiting for the much-delayed Tesla Cybertruck, but while you wait, we found something at the LA Auto Show that might satiate you: meet the Robotruck from a new startup called Aitekx. more… The post Cybertruck isn’t even out yet, and it already has a knockoff: meet Robotruck appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla Cybertruck gets nod of approval from DeLorean DMC-12 designer

Teslarati

The Tesla Cybertruck is far from a normal vehicle in nearly every way you can assess it, but DeLorean DMC-12 designer Giorgetto Giugiaro gave the truck a nod of approval and gave Tesla props for thinking outside the box. Giugiaro has designed the Lotus Espirit, BMW M1, and the DMC-12, which was featured in the Back to the Futur e series starring Michael J.

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1st Electric VTOL Aircraft To Fly Over New York City

CleanTechnica EVs

I just wrote the other day about the first electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft to fly in Florida. [continued] The post 1st Electric VTOL Aircraft To Fly Over New York City appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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ExxonMobil announces 6th oil discovery offshore Guyana with Ranger-1; Guyana may move from non-producer to regional powerhouse

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The 2026 Renault Twingo Is A Hyper-Efficient EV Comeback Under $22K

InsideEVs

Described by Renault's CEO as "the European kei car," the city car promises to be 50 percent more efficient than current small EVs.

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Tesla to deliver only 10 Cybertrucks at delivery event, says exec

Electrek

Tesla is only going to deliver 10 Cybertrucks at the upcoming delivery event, according to a company executive. more… The post Tesla to deliver only 10 Cybertrucks at delivery event, says exec appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla Full Self-Driving presents billions in growth by 2030, firm says

Teslarati

Tesla’s Full Self-Driving suite could potentially be worth billions of dollars a year in revenue by the end of the decade. That’s what Mark Delaney of Goldman said in a note to investors, as the analyst put his own synopsis of what the FSD suite could achieve for shareholders moving forward. Tesla stock ( NASDAQ: TSLA ) has already had a good week, and is up nearly 14 percent over the past five trading days.

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Mercedes-Benz Opens Its 1st EV Charging Hub In North America! Comparing It To Tesla’s

CleanTechnica EVs

Today, I got the chance to view the EV Charging Hub that Mercedes-Benz is opening to electric vehicles of all. [continued] The post Mercedes-Benz Opens Its 1st EV Charging Hub In North America! Comparing It To Tesla’s appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Data mining and the digital transformation

Innovation News Network

Learn how Safesight Exploration is encouraging the mining sector to embrace the digital transformation to improve safety, and efficiency. The post Data mining and the digital transformation appeared first on Innovation News Network.

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Lucid unveils Gravity SUV with 440 mile range, starting under $80K… oh, and it has a frunk seat

Electrek

As this article goes live onto the interwebs, American EV automaker Lucid Motors is pulling the cloak off its second model and first-ever SUV – the Gravity. Today’s unveiling at AutoMobility LA is years in the making and represents the next chapter for Lucid , which looks to garner a larger audience of American consumers with its encore EV. Lots to unfold here, including some video footage you can peep below, so let’s dig in. more… The post Lucid unveils Gravity SUV with 440 mile range, starting

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Tesla Cybertruck ambient lighting and floor-mounted accelerator spotted

Teslarati

Tesla is delivering its first Cybertruck units later this month, and since the automaker hasn’t officially released many details about the vehicle, onlookers have been piecing together what will be included upon its launch. In a recent sighting, one person has spotted the latest look at the Cybertruck’s interior ambient lighting, along with a floor-mounted accelerator pedal.

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New Solar Power & Energy Storage System Uses Former Electric Vehicle Batteries

CleanTechnica EVs

One of the common myths about electric vehicle batteries is that they are hard to recycle when they are no. [continued] The post New Solar Power & Energy Storage System Uses Former Electric Vehicle Batteries appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Video Friday: GR-1

Cars That Think

Video Friday is your weekly selection of awesome robotics videos, collected by your friends at IEEE Spectrum robotics. We also post a weekly calendar of upcoming robotics events for the next few months. Please send us your events for inclusion. Humanoids 2023 : 12–14 December 2023, AUSTIN, TEXAS Cybathlon Challenges : 2 February 2024, ZURICH, SWITZERLAND Eurobot Open 2024 : 8–11 May 2024, LA ROCHE-SUR-YON, FRANCE Enjoy today’s videos!

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Tesla signs deal with 2nd gas station operator to sell its Supercharger directly

Electrek

Tesla has signed a deal with the EG Group, a massive gas station and convenience store operator, to sell its Supercharger hardware to be deployed as an EG-branded product. It’s the second of such deals that Tesla has made in just a few weeks. more… The post Tesla signs deal with 2nd gas station operator to sell its Supercharger directly appeared first on Electrek.

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SpaceX Starship launch delayed one day, Elon Musk reveals

Teslarati

SpaceX Starship Integrated Flight Test 2 has been delayed 24 hours to no earlier than Saturday, November 18th, with the 20-minute launch window opening at 7 AM CT (13:00 UTC). Rumors began swirling earlier today as the equipment needed to destack Starship from atop Booster 9 arrived back at the launch site and was then confirmed by Elon Musk on X that they would need to remove Starship and the hot stage ring in order to replace a grid fin actuator.

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Car Dealers Are The Biggest Barrier To The Electric Car Revolution In The US

CleanTechnica EVs

An electric car is different from a conventional car, which is a problem for American car dealers who fear a loss of business. The post Car Dealers Are The Biggest Barrier To The Electric Car Revolution In The US appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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How the “neighbour” effect charges up electric vehicle sales

The Driven EV News

People with neighbours who drive electric vehicles are more likely to adopt the technology themselves, according to research that could be mirrored in Australia. The post How the “neighbour” effect charges up electric vehicle sales appeared first on The Driven.

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Tesla (TSLA) warns it is in between ‘growth waves’ right now

Electrek

Tesla (TSLA) has warned investors that it is currently in between growth waves – potentially affecting its guided 50% growth rate. more… The post Tesla (TSLA) warns it is in between ‘growth waves’ right now appeared first on Electrek.

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Tesla Cybertruck interior, UI, and tonneau cover close-up ahead of deliveries

Teslarati

A new video of the Tesla Cybertruck’s interior, user interface (UI), and the operation of its tonneau cover was captured up close and personal ahead of deliveries, which are scheduled to start two weeks from today. The video gives us a great look at the interior , especially the front seats and passthrough area under the center screen. The UI is also visible and gives us a look at what Tesla could present to the first lucky few who get to take delivery in two weeks.

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There Is A Silent Revolution Happening In Africa

CleanTechnica EVs

The African continent is home to more than 50 countries and more than 1.3 billion people. A lot of exciting. [continued] The post There Is A Silent Revolution Happening In Africa appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Abandoned History: Oldsmobile's Guidestar Navigation System and Other Cartography (Part IV)

The Truth About Cars

General Motors spent a lot of time and money in the development of TravTek GPS. As we learned in our last installment , the comprehensive (if clunky) navigation system used a touchscreen, had live traffic information, and could even make phone calls. Installed in 100 Toronados used in the greater Orlando area for an entire year, GM, AAA, and various government parties were eager to see just how useful the system was and if it was worthwhile.

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Sweden’s Tesla boycott snowballs as more workers join the strike

Electrek

Today more unions in Sweden are joining Tesla’s mechanics in the strike against the notoriously anti-union EV automaker. Dockworkers in Sweden won’t be unloading any Tesla vehicles , maintenance crews won’t be cleaning up Tesla stores, and broken Superchargers won’t get repaired. Next week, even Tesla mail won’t be delivered. more… The post Sweden’s Tesla boycott snowballs as more workers join the strike appeared first on Electrek.

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SpaceX Starship Integrated Flight Test 2: What to Expect

Teslarati

After a one-day delay to replace a failed grid fin actuator, SpaceX is now less than 24 hours from the second test flight of Starship. SpaceX will have a 20-minute launch window that opens at 7:00 AM CT (13:00 UTC). Making this test flight is Ship 25 and Booster 9. Ship 25 is powered by 6 Raptor engines (3 sea level and 3 vacuum), and Booster 9 is powered by 33 Raptor engines.

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Volvo Makes Longest Ever All-Electric Truck Journey In Australia

CleanTechnica EVs

As previously reported on CleanTechnica, Australian states and territories are reviewing trucking regulations around the width and weight of prime. [continued] The post Volvo Makes Longest Ever All-Electric Truck Journey In Australia appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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