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NASA and Virgin Orbit 3D print, test rocket combustion chamber

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Multiple NASA centers have partnered with Virgin Orbit to develop and to test a 3D printed combustion chamber. Virgin Orbit air launches rockets carrying small satellites to space. The company partnered with NASA experts in combustion and additive manufacturing (3D printing) at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama; Glenn Research Center in Cleveland; and Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California.

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No SurpriseThat Clueless @LATimes Is As “Shocked” As Everyone Else In Charge Of Responding To Homeless Crisis. Their Reporters Sure As S**t Don’t See The Certain Flood Of Climate Refugees Headed Here Over The Next Decade #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Rolls-Royce guns for electric airplane speed record

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When most people think of Rolls-Royce, they think of ultra-luxury cars, not airplanes. But a separate Rolls-Royce, spun off of the automaker in 1971, makes aircraft engines. And that company plans to go electric in tackling the world speed record for electric airplanes. To borrow a famous phrase from the automaker, if "horsepower is sufficient.". aircraft electric motors

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New Tesla Fire Manifests in Belgium

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A Tesla Model S suffered a total meltdown after being connected to one of the company’s proprietary Supercharger stations in Antwerp, Belgium. While details are scant, local reports state the driver simply went to charge his automobile and returned to a burning wreck a short time later.

Companies form H2Bus consortium to deploy 1,000 hydrogen fuel cell buses and infrastructure in Europe

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Everfuel, Wrightbus, Ballard Power Systems, Hexagon Composites, Nel Hydrogen and Ryse Hydrogen—leading players in the hydrogen fuel cell electric value chain—are joining forces to form the H2Bus Consortium. The members are committed to deploying 1,000 hydrogen fuel cell electric buses, along with supporting infrastructure, in European cities at commercially competitive rates.

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Guide to electric vehicle charging

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From charging your vehicle at home or on the move, to the costs involved and different types of connector points, this comprehensive guide should tell you everything you need to know about powering up your electric vehicle or plug-in hybrid

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No puncture, no pressure: GM could offer airless Michelin tire in 2024 EV

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Michelin yesterday revealed a comprehensive look at what some cars could be rolling on in just five years: the company’s first airless passenger-vehicle tire. The Uptis Prototype (Unique Puncture-proof Tire System) is a wheel/tire combination made primarily of rubber, aluminum, and a new resin-embedded fiberglass-reinforced material. Tires youtube

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British Columbia passes Zero-Emission Vehicles Act; 10% LDVs ZEV by 2025, 100% by 2040

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British Columbia’s Zero-Emission Vehicles Act (ZEVA), passed on 29 May, will require all new light-duty vehicles sold in the province to be zero-emission vehicles by 2040. This target will be met using a phased-in approach: 10% of new light-duty vehicle sales by 2025, 30% by 2030 and 100% by 2040. British Columbians are already buying the most zero-emission vehicles per capita in Canada. In the first quarter of 2019, they made up more than 6% of new light-duty vehicle sales in BC.

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Guide to hydrogen fuel cell vehicles

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With electric vehicles growing in popularity, will hydrogen fuel cell vehicles be left behind or will they be the future of motoring

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Hydrogen supply pinch affects San Francisco fuel-cell drivers

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Hydrogen fuel-cell drivers in California’s San Francisco Bay Area may soon have to find a backup plan—like a gasoline or electric vehicle. As of Wednesday night, 9 out of the 11 passenger-vehicle hydrogen stations in the Bay Area were down due to a hydrogen shortage—a status that remained the same going back to Monday. hydrogen

Top five things we learned this week

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This week marked the 75th anniversary of D-Day

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Fraunhofer researchers develop new low-cost dry-film electrode production process

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Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Material and Beam Technology IWS in Dresden have developed a new battery cell production process that coats the electrodes of the energy storage cells with a dry film instead of liquid chemicals. This simplified process saves energy and eliminates toxic solvents. A paper on the Fraunhofer process, with colleagues from Samsung R&D in Japan, is published in the journal Energy Strorage Materials.

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Is electric racing the future?

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BMW i Andretti Motorsport team made its debut in the ABB FIA Formula E Championship. Alexander Sims talks to Discover EV about the rise of Formula E

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An electric car can’t fully replace a gas-powered car in my world

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Three incredibly long days after my nearly 3-year-old son Seth doubled over and screamed his “tummy hurt” we were finally back on the freeway headed home. My mind wandered because there’s not much else on Interstate 380 in Iowa in December. Three days earlier, my wife, kids, and I traveled from Minnesota to Reinbeck. charging range anxiety Fast Charging Green Life

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Ian Callum: The greatest car designer for a generation?

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How many car designers can you name? Perhaps Chris Bangle for his controversial mark on BMW or Marcello Gandini if you’re a fan of Lamborghini

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Volkswagen ID. R sets new electric record on the Nürburgring

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Volkswagen’s ID.R, powered by two electric motors, lapped the Nürburgring-Nordschleife in 6:05.336 minutes—faster than any electric vehicle before it. Romain Dumas (F) beat the previous record set by Peter Dumbreck (GB, NIO EP9) in 2017 by 40.564 seconds. With an average speed of 206.96 km/h (128.6 mph), the ID.R once again underlined the performance capabilities of Volkswagen’s electric drive. The 500 kW (680 PS) electric race car is the racing flagship of the future fully electric ID.

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Ferrari SF90 Stradale packs PHEV tech and nearly 1000bhp

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When Ferrari releases a flagship that brings with it the marque's first plug-in hybrid drivetrain, combining three electric motors and a 4.0-litre V8 to produce nearly 1000bhp, you really sit up and take notice

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Climate change presents $1 trillion in risk, but more in reward: study

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The latest climate study, released Tuesday, doesn't look at sea level rise, carbon counts, or government policy—at least not directly. Instead, it takes a strictly capitalist approach. The study, by CDP, sent questionnaires to more than 200 of the largest global companies about their forecasts for how much money they're budgeting to lose to. global warming climate change

A Radar to Watch You in Your Car

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Vayyar says there are at least four good reasons to monitor passengers with radar instead of cameras. transportation transportation/sensors

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NEVS buys in-wheel motor developer Protean Electric

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National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS), a subsidiary of Evergrande Health, has acquired Protean Electric, a leading developer of in-wheel motor technology. The acquisition is part of Evergrande’s strategy to become a major player in the global electric vehicle (EV) industry, and paves the way for NEVS to deploy Protean Electric’s in-wheel electric drive technology, ProteanDrive, into its future products.

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Volkswagen sets new electric ’Ring record with ID.R – 6:05.336

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Volkswagen can add its name to the club, conquering the 12.9 mile 'Green Hell' in 6:05.336 minutes and smashing the EV lap record by over 40 seconds

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GM executive: Electric pickup will be built on EV-specific platform

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General Motors president Mark Reuss confirmed Thursday that the company has an all-electric pickup in development and says it will be based on the company's BEV3 platform, expected to debut in a new Cadillac SUV sometime after 2023. That chassis will be similar to the "skateboard" chassis that GM developed for its Autonomy concept car back in. Pickups General Motors Rivian

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2019 Audi A6 allroad revealed

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Following the launch of the Saloon and Avant, Audi has revealed the all-new A6 allroad – a rugged four-wheel-drive estate

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International travelers experience adverse cardiopulmonary health effects even after short stay in polluted cities

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For travelers who visit cities with high levels of air pollution, even a short stay leads to breathing problems that can take at least a week from which to recove, a new study led by researchers at NYU School of Medicine finds. The study is the first of its kind, say the authors, to analyze pollution-related coughing and breathing difficulties and recovery times upon returning home, in healthy, young adults who’ve travelled internationally.

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UK government commits to zero net emissions by 2050

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The UK has enshrined into law the goal of completely phasing out net greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, a move which comes shortly after the release of a report by the Committee on Climate Change (CCC

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Report: Mercedes-Benz EQE shapes up as Tesla Model S rival for 2022

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Mercedes-Benz has begun producing the first of its EQ line of electric cars in Europe with the EQC 400 SUV. The company has announced that it plans to build 10 new EQ electric cars by 2022, and other parts of that lineup are beginning to take shape; and officials stated very early on in the EQ project that it planned various versions that would. Mercedes-Benz Mercedes EQ

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Renault Koleos gets a refresh for 2019

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The Renault Koleos SUV has been given a mid-life refresh and now features new engines, an enhanced interior and improved safety tech

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Study finds ethanol blends reduce GDI tailpipe PM

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A new study finds that ethanol blends reduce particulate matter (PM) coming out of the tailpipe, which in turn reduces overall toxic emissions. The study was conducted by the University of California Riverside and the University of Wisconsin, Madison and commissioned by the Urban Air Initiative. It was published in the journal Science of the Total Environment.

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EV charging sites now outnumber petrol stations

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For the first time the number of charging stations in the UK outstrips the number of sites to put refined fossil fuels in a conventional car

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Subaru and Toyota plan joint electric SUVs on flexible platform

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What comes next after a partnership for sports cars? Potentially one for an electric SUV. That's the latest plan from Toyota and Subaru, according to a joint statement from the automakers on Thursday. The new joint project will develop a new electric mid-size SUV using electric-car technology from Toyota and all-wheel drive technology from Subaru

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Nissan Navara 2019: increased payload and car-like handling on offer

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Nissan aims to set a new benchmark in the pick-up segment with the upcoming launch of the 2019 Nissan Navara

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Bolzano orders 12 Solaris hydrogen buses

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The Italian city of Bolzano is the first customer to order Solaris Urbino 12 hydrogen buses. Earlier post.) Twelve Solaris hydrogen buses will follow the last year’s delivery of battery vehicles. The contract includes an 8 year-long service and maintenance package. The vehicles will be equipped with a 60 kW fuel cell stack and Solaris High Power batteries.

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Discover EV attends the SMMT 2019 Test Day

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The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (or SMMT as it’s more commonly referred to) is the voice of the UK motor industry, representing more than 800 automotive companies in the UK

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Home station from Clipper Creek will charge two EVs

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Update: This story has been udpated to correct the typical range calculation from overnight 16-amp charging. Every new electric car needs a charge point. For many years since the introduction of EVs, that has been one of the sales obstacles that companies, dealers, and others have had to overcome. Now Clipper Creek, one of the longest-running. Charging station

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UK new car registrations fall again in May

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New car numbers declined –4.6% in May, with continued uncertainty over diesel and underlying economic and political instability hitting consumer and business confidence

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US, Canada, Japan, Netherlands, and EC launch new hydrogen initiative

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At the 10th Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM10) meeting, a new international hydrogen partnership was announced under the leadership of the United States, Canada, Japan, the Netherlands and the European Commission with participation of several other CEM member countries. The International Energy Agency (IEA) would be coordinating efforts under this initiative.

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Toshiba showcasing hybrid-diesel-battery locomotive demonstrator

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Kiel-Toshiba Railway Europe GmbH (TRG), a wholly owned subsidiary of Toshiba Infrastructure Systems and Solution (TISS), Toshiba Group’s core group in the infrastructure business, will showcase Toshiba’s modular diesel electric hybrid locomotives at Transport Logistic 2019 this week. Furthermore, TRG will showcase its Toshiba HDB 800 locomotive demonstrator in pantograph version—Toshiba’s first European hybrid shunting and short line locomotive.

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