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Study estimates ~4M children worldwide develop asthma each year because of NO2 air pollution

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About 4 million children worldwide develop asthma each year because of inhaling nitrogen dioxide (NO 2 ) air pollution, according to an open-access study published in The Lancet Planetary Health by researchers at the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH). The study, based on data from 2010 to 2015, estimates that 64% of these new cases of asthma occur in urban areas.

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Barbarian Bernhardt Approved To Wreck What’s Left Of Livable Climate – But Hey! Have You Seen @LATimes New Food Section? Too Bad Kids, Foodies Rule!#JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2020 Kia Soul EV First Drive: 243 electric miles in the box

Green Car Reports

I’m snaking the 2020 Kia Soul EV around a bend in the Korean countryside, happy to push faster after weathering Seoul’s famous morning traffic earlier, but I can’t escape two recurring thoughts. The first is that, if anything, real-time range estimates are conservative, or at the very least, nearer to the real world than ever

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Wheel Hub Motors

Electric Cars are for Girls

Do you think wheel hub motors will be available for the DIY market and if so, how soon? Hi, Scott - It looks like in-wheel motors might be coming

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BMW Group Production leveraging virtual reality and augmented reality applications

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BMW Group Production is focusing increasingly on easy-to-use and effective virtual (VR) and augmented (AR) reality applications. VR images, or artificially created images, are ever more realistic and hard to distinguish from real pictures. In AR applications, illustrations complement real images. AR and VR images can be viewed in special headsets or on normal tablet computers.

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El Segundo Newspaper, @LATimes, Debuts New Bread & Circus Section & Finds No Place To Eat In South Bay Los Angeles #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Towing a camper with a Tesla Model X: Thank Elon for Superchargers!

Green Car Reports

Towing a camper with an electric SUV may be the ultimate test of any fast-charger network. And, for one couple at least, Tesla has passed. “We were like pioneers in a Conestoga wagon,” says Fred Hooper a Pennsylvanian veterinarian, who, with his wife Jenny, just returned from a 7,700 mile, 45-day trip around the southeastern U.S. towing camping

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Ballard to supply Norled with 200 kW fuel cell modules to power ferry in Norway

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Ballard Power Systems Europe A/S—a subsidiary of Ballard Power Systems, Inc.—has —has signed an Equipment Supply Agreement (ESA) with Norled A/S , one of Norway’s largest ferry and express boat operators, to provide two next-generation 200 kW fuel cell modules that will be used to power a hybrid ferry planned to begin operating in 2021. The Ballard modules will be designed and manufactured at the company’s new Marine Center of Excellence at its facility in Hobro, Denmark.

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@EricSwalwell Announces Ego Driven Campaign To Force People To Notice Him: “Look At Me! Look At Me!” Mediocre Man Demands #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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EV batteries give new jolt to old lithium mining in North Carolina

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One of the biggest challenges for building electric-car batteries has been sourcing enough lithium, which is mostly mined overseas. Though the world has no shortage of lithium, mining and processing operations haven't yet met growing demand for lithium batteries for cars and electronics. Now, a new lithium mine is working to get permits to open. lithium lithium batteries mining

WM Motor aims to be China’s BEV for the masses

China EV

I was in China the last half of February doing interviews for a comprehensive report on China’s NEV sector I am writing for Wards Intelligence. It should be out in May. Everyone buy it!

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Ford partnering with Solid Power to develop solid-state batteries for next-gen EVs

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Ford Motor Company is teaming up with Solid Power ( earlier post ) to develop all solid-state batteries (ASSB) for next-generation electric vehicles. The announced partnership will focus on further developing ASSBs toward automotive requirements. Solid Power’s solid-state technology combines a cathode, metallic lithium anode, and a safe, inorganic solid electrolyte layer. Solid-state batteries offer improved energy and safety as compared to current industry-standard lithium-ion batteries.

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With @DrPatSoonShiong Focused on E-Sports Instead Of Today’s #ClimateEmergency @LATimes Climate Reporting Just As Good As This Year’s @Lakers #LetAssociatedPressDoIt #JournalismFAIL #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2019 Audi E-tron ads take aim at electric myths

Green Car Reports

One reason that electric-car adoption hasn't taken off faster is that, while automakers market the heck out of the benefits of SUVs and crossover vehicles, they launch EVs with nary a peep. Now Audi is on the cusp of launching its first all-electric model and is taking direct aim at many of the concerns that potential buyers have about electric. youtube Ads

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VW Group Admits Developing Affordable EVs Will Be Difficult

The Truth About Cars

Even with affordable electric vehicles cropping up on the global market, their budgetary nature is relative. While the industry promises that EVs will offer the world an affordable, mechanically simple and green alternative to traditional internal combustion models, they’ve yet to deliver.

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New bipartisan bill in US Congress to expand EV and hydrogen fuel cell tax credits

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US Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Lamar Alexander (R-TN), Gary Peters (D-MI), and Susan Collins (R-ME) along with Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) introduced the Driving America Forward Act, bipartisan legislation to expand the electric vehicle and hydrogen fuel cell tax credits. Under current law, consumers may receive a tax credit of up to $7,500 if they purchase an eligible electric vehicle. However, the tax credits begin to phase out permanently once automakers sell more than 200,000 units.

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Breaking News Too Late For @LATimes Print Edition Radically Changes LAX Expansion Story #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Fiat Chrysler to pay Tesla hundreds of millions for emissions credits

Green Car Reports

Chrysler and Tesla aren't known for having much in common. Tesla builds nothing but pure electric cars, with no tailpipes. Chrysler was the first among American car companies to abandon its car lineup and focus on building big, heavy, thirsty SUVs and pickups. That has put Fiat Chrysler in a bind with emissions regulators around the world, where. emissions FCA

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London Ultra-low Emission Zone comes into force

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London Ultra-low Emission Zone comes into force

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Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV hits 200,000 global sales

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) announced that the world’s first plug-in hybrid SUV, the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, has achieved sales of 200,000 units worldwide since its launch in 2013. Since making its debut in Japan, the Outlander PHEV has been rolled out to more than 50 countries across the world. It has become the world best-selling plug-in hybrid vehicle as at the end of December 2018.

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Charge when electricity is at its cheapest and save £300 per year

Discover EV

Tech innovator Octopus Energy has partnered with Ohme to make electric car charging easier and cheaper with the world’s first intelligent Electric Vehicle (EV) charging cable

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Is hydrogen internal combustion a better idea than fuel cells?

Green Car Reports

Although hydrogen—and hydrogen fuel cells—could still play an important role in future transportation, even many hydrogen advocates will admit that hydrogen internal combustion probably won't. It certainly wasn’t always this way. About 15 years ago there was great hope in the idea of hydrogen internal combustion—essentially. Videos hydrogen youtube BMW Hydrogen 7 How It Works Engineering Explained

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National Sibling Day: Top five platform-sharing pairs

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Today is National Sibling Day

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SEAT pushes forward with CNG line-up

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SEAT, a member of the Volkswagen Group, continues to spearhead the introduction of compressed natural gas (CNG) technology, giving customers the widest choice of vehicles that are cleaner, more sustainable and offer even greater efficiency. Each vehicle has been designed and developed at SEAT’s headquarters in Martorell, and represents a further step in the firm’s vehicle development program, showcasing the benefits of using CNG as the primary fuel.

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Quanergy's CEO: We Still Will Rule Lidar!

Cars That Think

The pioneer of solid-state lidar wants to reclaim its glory. transportation transportation/sensors

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Pay to pollute: Emissions charges take effect in London

Green Car Reports

On Monday, drivers of older gas and diesel cars in Britain were hit with new fees if they want to drive those cars into the city center in London. The new emissions charge of 12.5 British pounds ($16.30), follows similar charges on older vehicles in Paris, although it so far applies only to the same 8-square-mile area as London's central

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Top five cars exempt from the London Congestion Charge

Green Cars News

The introduction of the ultra-low emission zone (ULEZ) in London means those with older, more polluting cars will pay £12.50 on top of London’s existing £11.50 congestion charge

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RATP splits ~800 electric bus order between HeuliezBus, Bluebus/Bolloré and Alstom/Alstom Aptis

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Paris transport operator RATP is splitting an order for nearly 800 electric buses into three identical batches, in their minimum and maximum amounts, with HeuliezBus, Bluebus/Bolloré and Alstom/Alstom Aptis. The up to €400-million order is the result of a consultation launched in January 2018, the aim of which was to accelerate the renewal of the RATP bus fleet.

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At Singapore’s Test Center, Self-Driving Cars Battle Fake Monsoons

Cars That Think

The city state can simulate rain and floods to help driverless tech work in tropical weather. transportation transportation/self-driving

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What kind of racing can best stoke interest in electric vehicles? Twitter poll results

Green Car Reports

Our readers may be having a change of heart when it comes to electric-car racing based on the results of our latest Twitter poll. In previous comments and surveys, readers have expressed little interest in electric car racing beyond, perhaps drag racing, and expressed cynicism and sometimes outright contempt for other forms of "wasted" electrons. Pike's Peak Hill Climb Formula E Championship Polls

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Top five things we learned this week

Green Cars News

Amid Brexit delays and Assange arrests, we come to you on time and with diplomatic immunity intact to reveal some of the biggest news this week

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Researchers develop concept for ultra-fast hydrogen sensor; plasmonic metal–polymer hybrid nanomaterial

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Researchers from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, with colleagues from Delft Technical University, the Technical University of Denmark and the University of Warsaw, have developed ultra-fast hydrogen sensors that could the future performance targets for use in hydrogen-powered vehicles.

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NC State study finds non-FFV vehicles can adapt to mid-level ethanol blend

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A study by a team from North Carolina State University, with colleagues from the Urban Air Initiative and 3DATX Corporation, has shown that non-FFVs (flexible-fuel vehicles) can adapt to a mid-level ethanol blend—specifically E27. The study was commissioned by the Urban Air Initiative.

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Hyundai introducing 48V mild hybrid system with 1.6L diesel in Europe

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In addition to the 2.0-liter CRDi 48V diesel powertrain introduced in the New Tucson in 2018, Hyundai Motor has now combined its efficient and responsive 48V mild hybrid technology with the 100 kW/136-PS 1.6-liter CRDi diesel engine. The technology comprises a 48-volt battery, a Mild Hybrid Starter Generator (MHSG) and LDC converter (Low Voltage DC/DC).

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Study estimates that PM2.5 pollution in US was responsible for 107,000 premature deaths in 2011; 28% associated with transportation

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A new study by a team from the University of New Mexico, University of Washington and the University of Minnesota examines the health and economic impacts of PM 2.5 pollution (particulates and precursors) in the United States. Published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), the study estimates that anthropogenic PM 2.5 was responsible for 107,000 premature deaths in 2011, at a cost to society of $886 billion.

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HEI report finds current levels of air pollution have reduced life expectancy by 1.67 years on average worldwide

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The Health Effects Institute (HEI) has released the annual State of Global Air (SoGA) 2019 report and website. This year’s report includes the latest results on air pollution exposure and its health burden around the world based on the 2017 GBD (Global Burden of Disease) study. Among the findings of the report is that current levels of air pollution levels have reduced life expectancy by 1 year and 8 months (1.67 years) on average worldwide.

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Brightmark Energy closes $260M in financing for first US commercial-scale waste-plastics-to-fuel plant; ULSD and naphtha

Green Car Congress

Brightmark Energy , a San Francisco-based waste and energy development company, closed a $260-million financing package for the construction of the US’ first commercial-scale plastics-to-fuel plant, which will be located in Ashley, Indiana. The financing for “Brightmark Energy Ashley Indiana” includes $185 million in Indiana green bonds, which were underwritten by Goldman Sachs & Co.

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