January, 2019

@LATimes Declares Women’s March Too Far From El Segundo To Report On #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Chevy Blazer Conversion with No Transmission

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I hope you can help us out. I have a 2002 Chevy Blazer 2wd RWD Automatic in my garage and am thinking about EV, but my goals are modest. 40mph

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Researchers in Korea propose graphene/Ni foam as Li metal storage medium for advanced batteries

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Researchers in Korea have developed three-dimensional monolithic corrugated graphene on nickel foam electrode as a Li metal storage framework in carbonate electrolytes.

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Ford confirms future all-electric F-Series truck, holds details close

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All-electric isn't just for cars anymore. Ford Group Vice President for Marketing and Sales Jim Farley confirmed that the company will build an all-electric version of its top-selling F-Series pickup. We're going to be electrifying the F-Series—battery electric and hybrid," he said at a presentation at the Deutsche Bank Global Automotive. Pickups

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Top five fastbacks for daring dads

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Isn’t it nice when cars just look fast? While I can talk about the aesthetic values of sporty cars ad nauseum, you know what’s even nicer than when cars look fast? When they go fast

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@LATimes Takes 2 Full Pages To Ballwash Richard Nixon In Blatant Attempt To Rehabilitate Tricky Dick’s Image. Paper Still Badly Failing On Reporting Climate Crisis #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2019 130

Lazy @LATimes Editors Print Yesterday’s Old, Invalid News On Front Page After Trump Attacks Pelosi. Also Reports Rain Has Fallen And Made Things Wet #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Today’s @LATimes Lead Editorial Admits Editors “Don’t Know What The Best Alternative Might Be.” So Why Waste Valuable Ink & Space? Time To Hire Someone With A Ticket To Board The ClueTrain #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2019 130

@LATimes I Can Sum Up Your Op Ed About @GOP Voters in Just 23 Words #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2019 130

Question, @LATimes: Can You Please Tell Us The LastTime @JonahNRO Was Right About Anything? I’m Only 61 So It Wasn’t During MY Lifetime #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2019 130

@LATimes Let Us Connect The Trump-Russia Connection & Impacts Together #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2019 130

El Segundo’s @LATimes Editors Flail & Fail At Reporting Russian Takeover Of US Government By Embedded Agents; Decide To Leave Reporting & Journalism To Professionals #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2019 130

El Segundo’s @LATimes Says F**k You To Readers With Dirty Car Porn For Ultra Rich As Charles Fleming Creams Himself With Gasoline Joy #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2019 130

@LATimes Leaves the Reporting & Investigating To The First Rate Newspapers, NYT and WaPo, Gives Reader Rare Bird News, Mongol Logo Update & Story From 1949 #NewsFail #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2019 130

Exploding, Dirty, Polluting Torrance Refinery Continues To Terrorize Residents As It Spews Lies Along With Climate Killing Carbon

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2019 130

@LATimes Now Has Steve Bannon & Breitbart Writing Its News Headlines, Truth Is Casualty Until #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2019 130

@LATimes Takes The Racist Bait And Treats Phony Wall As Legitimate News While Failing To Cover Climate Crisis #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2019 130

Hey @LATimes! Stop Letting Trump Spin Your News. It Misinforms The Public & It’s False #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2019 130

This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things @LATimes #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2019 130

Happy New Year @LATimes Loyal Readers! Allow Me To Save You Valuable Time #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2019 130

@LATimes Astounds Readers With Stunning Front Page Climate Solution From Goats #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2019 130

Electric VW Beetle Conversion (Tesla)

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I am converting a 1974 VW Beetle. Removing all equipment I don’t need, the car is real metal so it will never be truly light, but I need to be able to

2019 116

Mercedes-Benz EQC electric crossover makes US debut at CES 2019

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The first Mercedes-Benz electric vehicle from the EQ brand made its US premiere at CES 2019 in Las Vegas. The EQC crossover SUV ( earlier post ) marks the beginning of a new mobility era at Daimler. The EQC features two electric motors at the front and rear axles with a combined output of 402 hp.

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Next-generation Cummins 6.7L turbo diesel first in class to deliver 1,000 lb-ft of torque

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At NAIAS 2019, Cummins Inc. unveiled its next generation 6.7L turbo diesel engine featuring a first-in-class 1,000 pound-feet (1,356 N·m) of torque.

2019 142

Occidental Petroleum and Chevron invest in direct air carbon capture and synthetic fuels company Carbon Engineering

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Canada-based Carbon Engineering Ltd. (CE) CE) has received equity investment from two global energy companies: Oxy Low Carbon Ventures, LLC (OLCV), a subsidiary of Occidental Petroleum Corporation; and Chevron Technology Ventures (CTV), the venture capital arm of Chevron Corporation.

2019 145

Study: plant roadside hedges rather than trees to combat near-road pollution

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Urban planners should plant hedges—or a combination of trees with hedges—rather than just relying on roadside trees if they are most effectively to reduce pollution exposure from cars in near-road environments, according to a new study from the University of Surrey.

2019 143

Mazda develops first cold-stamped parts using 1,310 MPa-class high-strength steel; to be applied across the lineup starting with Mazda3

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Mazda Motor Corporation, working separately with Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation and JFE Steel Corporation, has developed the world’s first cold-stamped vehicle body parts made from 1,310 MPa-class high-strength steel.

2019 133

Arbe launching 4D imaging radar beta product Phoenix

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Israel-based Arbe is launching Phoenix, its automotive 4D imaging radar beta product. This new front-end system, powered by Arbe’s proprietary chipset technology, enables evaluation and development towards production and full commercialization of 4D imaging radar for all levels of vehicle autonomy.

2019 133

Volkswagen Group sets up new group company for energy and charging: Elli

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The Volkswagen Group is establishing a Group company for energy offerings and charging solutions, underlining its strategic goal of becoming a leading provider of sustainable mobility.

2019 130

In Europe, Ford introduces Mondeo hybrid wagon, 2.0L EcoBlue diesel for Mondeo

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Ford revealed the enhanced Mondeo—including a new Hybrid Wagon variant for the first time—at the Brussels Motor Show in Belgium.

2019 117

Harley-Davidson 2020 LiveWire electric motorcycle available for pre-order at $29,799; 2 new electric concepts

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At CES 2019, Harley-Davidson announced pricing and pre-order availability for LiveWire, its first electric production motorcycle. Earlier post.) The 2020 LiveWire is now available for US dealer pre-order at h-d.com/LiveWire with an MSRP of $29,799.

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BloombergNEF expects 40% growth in global EV sales in 2019; 2.6M vehicles, 1.5M in China

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BloombergNEF (BNEF) expects 2.6 million electric vehicles to be sold globally in 2019. This will represent around a 40% growth rate, down from the 70% growth rate in 2018. BNEF said that it expects China will continue to lead, with some 1.5 million units—around 57% of the global market. China’s market is in transition, and the recent annual doubling of sales every year looks unlikely to hold in 2019.

2019 121

ICL model predicts lithium-ion batteries most competitive for storage applications by 2030

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Researchers at Imperial College London (ICL) developed a model to determine the lifetime costs (i.e., levelized cost)—as opposed to the investment cost—of 9 electricity storage technologies for 12 different applications between 2015 and 2050.

2019 125

thyssenkrupp produces ammonia from steel mill gases; Carbon2Chem

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For the first time thyssenkrupp has produced ammonia from steel mill gases, marking the first time in the world that steel mill gases, including the CO 2 they contain, have been converted into ammonia.

2019 123

Volkswagen unveils 2020 Passat at NAIAS

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Volkswagen of America, Inc., unveiled the new 2020 Passat at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit today. Together with the Beetle (21.5

2019 120

Volkswagen to build MEB EVs in Chattanooga beginning in 2022; $800M investment in plant

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Volkswagen AG announced that Chattanooga, Tenn. will be the company’s North American base for manufacturing electric vehicles based on the modular electric toolkit MEB.

2019 119

ZF unveiling robo-taxi at CES 2019; ProAI RoboThink controller

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At CES 2019, ZF will unveil a steering-wheel- and pedal-free robo-taxi to show how its technologies enable new forms of urban mobility. Users can hail the taxi using their smartphone or tablet; the robo-taxi will maneuver autonomously to pick them up.

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