Month: January 2020

Two islands in an Indonesian Unesco world biosphere reserve have disappeared due to rising seas. Microsoft announces it will be carbon negative by 2030. Australian firefighters saved the world’s last remaining “dinosaur trees” from the bushfires. And more… On Wednesday, Indonesia’s Jakarta Post reported that two small islands in South Sumatra have become submerged by rising
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The larger-scale electrification of big, task-oriented municipal vehicles like fire trucks, ambulances, and even dump trucks is bound to happen eventually. Sometimes, the bluntest, heaviest tool for the job really isn’t the best one for the task anyway. And a startup called Tropos Motors aims to prove exactly that point—by making little purpose-build electric trucks
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Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. https://electrek.co/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2020/01/Quick-Charge-1.18.2020.mp3 New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on Saturday. Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast
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The year 2019, especially the second-half, has turned ott o be a pretty challenging one in terms of plug-in electric car sales in the U.S. (as well as in terms of collecting sales data, which forced us to switch to quarterly reports). The overall numbers declined noticeably, but they are not actually that bad. The
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Sandy Munro discusses the future electric car battery technology including Tesla’s Maxwell battery tech, solid state batteries and many others in his monthly segment the “Teardown with Sandy Munro”. Visit Munro & Associates for their products and services at: https://leandesign.com/ OUR SPONSOR: ❤️ Reserve your all electric BYTON SUV at: http://bit.ly/2WBBuqW No deposit required!! IMPORTANT
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That’s Arrivederci, Amore Cinquecento. This exotic word rolls off the tongue and makes anyone sound Italian. In reality, it simply means 500. In Fiat language, 500 is its base car sold in America that comes in three models–Pop, Lounge and Abarth. While all the 500 versions are fun to drive, Fiat’s highest performance 500 Abarth–it
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Swedish electric surfboard manufacturer Awake is back with the release of its newest electric surfboard model, the Awake RÄVIK_S Awake launched the company’s original RÄVIK electric surfboard in the summer of 2018. The Awake RÄVIK wasn’t the first electric surfboard on the market, but its high performance design helped revolutionize the industry. Now the company
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This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including a possible new compact Tesla car, Model Y news, Tesla releasing a new Wall Connector, and more. Join the Patreon https://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/electrek.co/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2020/01/Electrek-01-17-2020.mp3 The Electrek Podcast is me, Fred Lambert, editor-in-chief of Electrek, and Seth Weintraub, founder
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Tesla’s potentially facing an unintended-acceleration investigation. Kia plans for many more electric vehicles. And the Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid returns, but only to California. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.  The federal government says that it will review a petition claiming unintended-acceleration issues on Tesla vehicles.  Kia has announced a strong push toward
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Damon Motorcycles has developed some impressive technology in its first electric motorcycle, the Damon Hypersport. And now we’re learning that the bike’s innovations might make their way into other brand’s upcoming electric motorcycles, including Japanese sport bikes. The Hypersport is the first electric motorcycle developed by Vancouver, Canada-based Damon Motorcycles. With a 200 mph (322
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Sponsored By Keysight Technologies Autonomous vehicles (AV) combine multiple sensors, computers and communication technology to make driving safer and improve the driver’s experience. Learn about the design and testing of complex sensor and communication technologies being built into AVs from a free white paper and poster. Key points covered in this AV resources: Comparison of
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Elon Musk’s Boring Company is currently building its first commercial project, a “loop” underground electric transport system in Las Vegas, and the first 0.8-mile-long tunnel is almost halfway done already. Last year, we reported on the Boring Company announcing a new proposed “Loop” system of tunnels for approval in Las Vegas. The project was initiated by
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American Car Collector Magazine put on an expert panel at the Barrett-Jackson Auction venue featuring well known collector/columnists giving their opinions on the state of Buy-Sell-Hold for specific special-interest cars. In 2020, things are clearly changing. Electric, hybrid. A perception that the next generation is not interested in cars. Some of that was dispelled during
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This is not how you are supposed to use Tesla Autopilot, and misusing this feature is how Tesla gets a bad rep when it comes to Autopilot and Full Self Driving: 🤦🏻‍♂️ non-owner fail. pic.twitter.com/4SNXljmSCm — 🐶Earl of Frunkpuppy🐶 (@28delayslater) January 14, 2020 First, let’s define what Autopilot really is. It is an advanced driver-assistance
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