This is not fine
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This is not fine

A UN report compiled by a coalition of international climate and policy experts has warned that “rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society” are required…

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Iron Ox opens its first fully autonomous farm
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Iron Ox opens its first fully autonomous farm

For the last two and a half years, Iron Ox has been working on perfecting its agricultural robots to tend its indoor farms. After first testing its systems…

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Uber fires up its own traffic estimates to fuel demand beyond cars
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Uber fires up its own traffic estimates to fuel demand beyond cars

If the whole map is red and it’s a short ride, maybe you’d prefer taking an Uber JUMP Bike instead of an UberX. Or at least if you…

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ChargePoint is adding 2.5M electric vehicle chargers over the next 7 years
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ChargePoint is adding 2.5M electric vehicle chargers over the next 7 years

Electric vehicles still make up just a fraction of the cars, trucks and SUVs on the road today. But that’s changing: The number of electric and plug-in hybrid…

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CB Therapeutics’ lab-grown cannabinoids could unlock new medicines and make others affordable
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CB Therapeutics’ lab-grown cannabinoids could unlock new medicines and make others affordable

Marijuana may still be on shaky legal ground, but the therapeutic benefits of the psychoactive molecules — cannabinoids — inside the plant are solidly established. Unfortunately, cultivation of…

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Facebook has committed to using 100% renewable power for global operations by 2020
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Facebook has committed to using 100% renewable power for global operations by 2020

Earlier today, Facebook said that it has committed to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by 75 percent and using 100 percent renewable energy to power global operations at the…

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Powered by $25 million, Arcadia Power looks to expand its distributed renewable energy services
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Powered by $25 million, Arcadia Power looks to expand its distributed renewable energy services

As renewable energy use surges in the U.S. and the effects of global climate change become more visible, companies like Arcadia Power are pitching a nationwide service to…

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WeWork takes meat off the menu as part of environmental policy drive
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WeWork takes meat off the menu as part of environmental policy drive

WeWork, the co-working startup that’s valued at ~$20 billion and has some 200,000 members across 200 locations globally plus nearly 6,000 staff of its own, will no long allow…

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Bioproducts are seeing major tailwinds in renewable tech
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Bioproducts are seeing major tailwinds in renewable tech

Although Silicon Valley seems to have largely forgotten about cleantech after failures in solar, wind and batteries, there are still major strides being made across new and exciting…

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Aclima sucks in $24M to scale its air quality mapping platform
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Aclima sucks in $24M to scale its air quality mapping platform

Aclima, a San Francisco-based company which builds Internet-connected air quality sensors and runs a software platform to analyze the extracted intel, has closed a $24 million Series A…

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Aclima sucks in $24M to scale its air quality mapping platform
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Aclima sucks in $24M to scale its air quality mapping platform

Aclima, a San Francisco-based company which builds Internet-connected air quality sensors and runs a software platform to analyze the extracted intel, has closed a $24 million Series A…

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Are scooter startups really worth billions?
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Are scooter startups really worth billions?

It’s been hard to miss the scooter startup wars opening fresh, techno-fueled rifts in Valley society in recent months. Another flavor of ride-sharing steed which sprouted seemingly overnight…

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Google StreetView cars to help map pollution in London
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Google StreetView cars to help map pollution in London

From next month two Google StreetView cars will be driving around London’s streets fitted with sensors that take air quality readings every 30 meters to map and monitor…

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Apple invests $10M in greenhouse gas-free aluminum smelting
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Apple invests $10M in greenhouse gas-free aluminum smelting

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard joined key execs from Apple and industrial manufacturers Alcoa and Rio Tinto to announce a new process for…

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Google endorses Clean Power Plan ahead of expected repeal
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Google endorses Clean Power Plan ahead of expected repeal

Google has joined Apple in a growing chorus of tech giants coming out in support of the Clean Power Plan. The company filed a statement with the Environmental…

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Solar project lending startup Wunder Capital raises $112 million as renewable energy shines
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Solar project lending startup Wunder Capital raises $112 million as renewable energy shines

As renewable energy continues to gobble up more and more of the new energy capacity coming online, the solar project lending company Wunder Capital has raised $112 million…

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Buick unveils an all-electric SUV concept and it’s exactly what GM needs
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Buick unveils an all-electric SUV concept and it’s exactly what GM needs

General Motors is spinning up its electrification plans and today announced the stunning, poorly named Buick Enspire concept at Auto China 2018. As a concepts go, this one…

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Apple says its global facilities are now powered by 100-percent clean energy
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Apple says its global facilities are now powered by 100-percent clean energy

Last week, Apple called out the Environmental Protection Agency’s plan to rollback the Obama-era Clean Power Plan. The company cited both the obvious environmental impact of such a…

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Apple voices opposition to Clean Power Plan repeal
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Apple voices opposition to Clean Power Plan repeal

The Clean Power Plan is shaping up to be the latest Obama-era legislation on the Trump administration chopping block. In fact, Environmental Protection Agency head Scott Pruitt has…

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Alphabet X spinout Dandelion raises $4.5M to build out its geothermal heating and cooling system for homes
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Alphabet X spinout Dandelion raises $4.5M to build out its geothermal heating and cooling system for homes

Dandelion, a clean energy startup that was originally incubated inside Google parent Alphabet, has raised $4.5 million in funding to build out its business — a geothermal heating…

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Lynk & Co reveals the 02 crossover SUV and details European rollout plans
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Lynk & Co reveals the 02 crossover SUV and details European rollout plans

Geely’s Lynk Co is one of the more interesting young automotive brands, with an approach to sales and marketing that more closely resembles modern gadget and lifestyle brand…

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Rainforest Connection enlists machine learning to listen for loggers and jaguars in the Amazon
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Rainforest Connection enlists machine learning to listen for loggers and jaguars in the Amazon

The vastness that makes the Amazon rainforest so diverse and fertile also makes it extremely difficult to protect. Rainforest Connection is a project started back in 2014 that…

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Nissan targets sales of 1 million EVs annually by 2022
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Nissan targets sales of 1 million EVs annually by 2022

Nissan is hoping to achieve a target of selling 1 million electrified vehicles across its portfolio by its fiscal 2022, the automaker announced today. The target is part…

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Ford takes aim at Toyota’s hybrid market lead with its new SUV lineup
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Ford takes aim at Toyota’s hybrid market lead with its new SUV lineup

Ford detailed a bunch of its roadmap for the next few years at a special media event today, and one of the key takeaways is that it’s going…

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The Tesla Model 3 is a love letter to the road
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The Tesla Model 3 is a love letter to the road

Tesla’s Model 3 is making progress heading out to customers (though not as much as either Tesla or those on the waiting list would like) and as a…

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Volkswagen has locked down $25B in battery supplies for its electric vehicle push
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Volkswagen has locked down $25B in battery supplies for its electric vehicle push

Automaker Volkswagen’s ramping up for its big EV push, with $25 billion in committed battery supplies and plans to outfit 16 factories to build electric cars by the…

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Volkswagen’s I.D. Vizzion electric sedan aims for 2022 production
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Volkswagen’s I.D. Vizzion electric sedan aims for 2022 production

Volkswagen’s big centerpiece for this year’s Geneva Motor Show is the I.D. Vizzion, the latest in its I.D. EV lineup and the car that’s designed to lead the…

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Porsche’s Mission E Cross Turismo is the EV crossover you want
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Porsche’s Mission E Cross Turismo is the EV crossover you want

Porsche unveiled a new concept version of its forthcoming Mission E all-electric car today at the Geneva Motor Show. The Mission E Cross Turismo is a crossover utility…

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Tesla Semi does its first production cargo run with batteries on board
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Tesla Semi does its first production cargo run with batteries on board

Tesla is putting its new electric Semi to work, with its first run as a “production” vehicle — for a familiar client. Tesla itself is the customer, as…

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Honda intends to actually put its retro Urban EV concept on sale in 2019
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Honda intends to actually put its retro Urban EV concept on sale in 2019

Honda’s adorable little Urban EV Concept stole hearts at last year’s Frankfurt Motor Show, and at the Geneva Motor Show this week, the automaker confirmed that it’s making…

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Renault’s EZ-GO envisions walk-on, walk-off urban EV mobility
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Renault’s EZ-GO envisions walk-on, walk-off urban EV mobility

Renault’s EZ-GO is less concept car than a full transportation service concept design. The vehicle revealed at the Geneva Motor Show this week is a fully autonomous electric…

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Volvo’s hybrid Polestar 1 available for pre-order next week
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Volvo’s hybrid Polestar 1 available for pre-order next week

Volvo turned its race-tuning sub brand Polestar into its own company with a focus on electric performance last year, and at the Geneva Motor Show this week it…

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Volkswagen’s latest I.D. concept EV is a stunner self-driving sport sedan
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Volkswagen’s latest I.D. concept EV is a stunner self-driving sport sedan

Volkswagen has revealed its latest I.D. concept vehicle at the Geneva Motor Show in Switzerland: The I.D. Vizzion, which is a lot less sleepy than all those ‘Zs’…

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Harley-Davidson and Alta Motors to co-develop electric motorcycles
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Harley-Davidson and Alta Motors to co-develop electric motorcycles

Motorcycle giant Harley-Davidson is now a stakeholder in Alta Motors, the electric motorcycle and light vehicle EV drivetrain maker based in Brisbane, California. Harley-Davidson and Alta made the…

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Jaguar reveals the new all-electric I-PACE SUV
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Jaguar reveals the new all-electric I-PACE SUV

Jaguar has finally fully revealed the official I-PACE all-electric SUV, a vehicle with just under 240 miles of range and a 0 to 60 mph time of under…

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Porsche’s EV lead takes shots at Tesla while hyping the Mission E
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Porsche’s EV lead takes shots at Tesla while hyping the Mission E

Porsche is readying its Mission E for launch, with a 2019 target sales date. The all-electric Tesla Model S competitor has a lot of car fans excited, and…

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Watch the Airbus Project Vahana prototype autonomous air taxi take flight
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Watch the Airbus Project Vahana prototype autonomous air taxi take flight

Airbus recently had the first ever successful flight of its Vahana autonomous air vehicle, and now it’s released video of that pivotal moment in the aircraft’s development. The…

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UPS is working on a fleet of 50 custom-built electric delivery trucks
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UPS is working on a fleet of 50 custom-built electric delivery trucks

UPS will work with partner Workhorse, a battery-electric transportation technology company, to develop and deploy a fleet of 50 custom-built plug-in electric delivery trucks with zero emissions. The…

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Ontario’s Provincial Police reveal a Tesla Model X pursuit vehicle prototype
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Ontario’s Provincial Police reveal a Tesla Model X pursuit vehicle prototype

Tesla’s Model X is arguably the best performing SUV you can buy, so it’s fitting that Canada’s Ontario Provincial Police would select it for a cruiser demonstration vehicle,…

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Volkswagen’s I.D. line of electric cars to begin production from November 2019
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Volkswagen’s I.D. line of electric cars to begin production from November 2019

Volkswagen has been showing off its I.D. line of concept electric vehicles for a couple of years now, but we won’t have to wait long for them to…

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Tesla to help build on-site charging stations for its first Semi customers
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Tesla to help build on-site charging stations for its first Semi customers

Tesla is going to be working with its first pilot customers for its all-electric Semi truck to build charging stations at their shipping facilities, Reuters reports. We know…

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Tesla looks to take solar mainstream with Home Depot partnership
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Tesla looks to take solar mainstream with Home Depot partnership

While Elon Musk is preparing for this week’s launch of the Falcon Heavy rocket, his other company is also preparing for a launch. Tesla has made a deal…

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An all-Tesla racing circuit is now one step closer to reality
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An all-Tesla racing circuit is now one step closer to reality

An all-Tesla stock car-style racing series just got one step closer to reality: The proposed series was approved by the same industry association that manages Formula One and…

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My Tesla Model X test drive made me an Autopilot superfan
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My Tesla Model X test drive made me an Autopilot superfan

This past week, I’ve had the chance to try out a brand new Tesla Model X P100D, on loan from Tesla for my use during a trip in…

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Tesla responds to fresh reports of Model 3 production issues
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Tesla responds to fresh reports of Model 3 production issues

This is an extremely misinformed and misleading article. To be absolutely clear, we are on track with the previous projections for achieving increased Model 3 production rates that…

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Tesla’s Model 3 is coming to some of its East Coast showrooms
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Tesla’s Model 3 is coming to some of its East Coast showrooms

Tesla is bringing its newest production vehicle to its showrooms in some East Coast locations for the first time, so that potential (and many actual) customers will be…

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Peugeot plans 100 percent electrified vehicle lineup by 2025
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Peugeot plans 100 percent electrified vehicle lineup by 2025

European automaker PSA Peugeot Citroen plans to offer electric and hybrid electric powertrain options for all of its vehicles by 2025, according to CEO Carlos Tavares. The chief…

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Ferrari is planning an all-electric supercar
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Ferrari is planning an all-electric supercar

Ferrari is going to going to build an EV that will aim to have no peer – including from the likes of Tesla. Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne…

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Here’s what it’s like to ride in Byton’s new Concept SUV
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Here’s what it’s like to ride in Byton’s new Concept SUV

Byton’s electric concept car wowed at CES, and for good reason. The SUV has a lot of strong features, including a max range of 323 miles for the…

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Toyota’s mobility business shifts into high gear at CES
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Toyota’s mobility business shifts into high gear at CES

Toyota took advantage of CES 2018 to signal a major shift in its business, becoming what company president Akio Toyoda termed a “mobility service company” during his keynote…

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France probes Apple over iPhone planned obsolescence complaint
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France probes Apple over iPhone planned obsolescence complaint

French authorities are investigating whether Apple deliberately slows down older iPhones in order to increase sales, AFP reports. The move follows a complaint by a French consumer group,…

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VW taps Nvidia to build AI into its new electric microbus and beyond
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VW taps Nvidia to build AI into its new electric microbus and beyond

Nvidia will power artificial intelligence technology built into its future vehicles, including the new I.D. Buzz, its all-electric retro-inspired camper van concept. The partnership between the two companies…

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Someone stole a piece of China’s new solar panel-paved road less than a week after it opened
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Someone stole a piece of China’s new solar panel-paved road less than a week after it opened

Putting solar panels into our roads isn’t the craziest idea, but we may as well admit that it poses some unique challenges. For instance, people may want to…

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Someone stole a piece of China’s new solar panel-paved road less than a week after it opened
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Someone stole a piece of China’s new solar panel-paved road less than a week after it opened

Putting solar panels into our roads isn’t the craziest idea, but we may as well admit that it poses some unique challenges. For instance, people may want to…

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Tesla launches a web-based version of its in-car trip planning tool
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Tesla launches a web-based version of its in-car trip planning tool

Curious about what it’s like to plan a long road trip as an electric vehicle owner? Tesla thinks you just might be, so now it’s launching a web-based…

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Tesla made 2,425 Model 3s in Q4 2017, aims to make 2,500 weekly by end of Q1 2018
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Tesla made 2,425 Model 3s in Q4 2017, aims to make 2,500 weekly by end of Q1 2018

Tesla produced a lot more Model 3 cars during the last quarter of 2017 than it did during Q3: it produced 2,425 cars during the quarter, adding to…

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BMW reaches 100,000 electric vehicle sales target for 2017
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BMW reaches 100,000 electric vehicle sales target for 2017

BMW set out to sell 100,000 electric cars this year globally, and it has managed to do that, the company revealed today. That includes fully electric cars, as…

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UPS reserves 125 Tesla Semi fully electric heavy-duty trucks
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UPS reserves 125 Tesla Semi fully electric heavy-duty trucks

Tesla has another new high-profile customer – UPS, which has placed the largest order yet for Tesla Semi advance reservations. The shipping giant pre-ordered 125 Tesla Semi trucks,…

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Toyota will electrify entire vehicle lineup by 2025
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Toyota will electrify entire vehicle lineup by 2025

Toyota is finally revealing the details of its plan to catch up with some of its rivals on electrification; the automaker has focused primarily on hybrids and hydrogen…

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BMW teams up with Solid Power to develop solid-state batteries for cars
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BMW teams up with Solid Power to develop solid-state batteries for cars

Automaker BMW is chasing that solid-state battery tech carrot, same as most everyone else in the industry. Today, it’s announcing a new partnership with battery technology company Solid…

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NIO launches its ES8 all-electric SUV in China
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NIO launches its ES8 all-electric SUV in China

Electric vehicle startup NIO has launched its first production car, the ES8 – a fully electric SUV with 220 miles of range, fast charging that will top off…

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Cities do want to rethink regulations and avoid tech clashes, and here’s some proof
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Cities do want to rethink regulations and avoid tech clashes, and here’s some proof

In Jakarta, Indonesia, only 50 percent of the population has access to the piped sewerage system. More than 500,000 residents practice open defecation, and more than one million…

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Pepsi one-ups Budweiser brewer by ordering 100 Tesla electric semi trucks
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Pepsi one-ups Budweiser brewer by ordering 100 Tesla electric semi trucks

PepsiCo is the latest company to reveal that it’s placed orders for Tesla’s forthcoming electric semi-truck – and also the company with the largest order so far. The…

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Volkswagen’s MOIA debuts its all-electric rideshare vehicle
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Volkswagen’s MOIA debuts its all-electric rideshare vehicle

Some carmakers are talking a lot about the potential of shared mobility services and alternatives to car ownership, but Volkswagen’s MOIA is actually going a step further, with…

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Carmaker venture for EV fast-charging teams with gas stations in Europe
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Carmaker venture for EV fast-charging teams with gas stations in Europe

Automakers are laying the groundwork for a future in which electric cars are omnipresent – and at least as common a sight on roadways as traditional gas-powered vehicles.…

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There will be a plug-in Hybrid Jeep Wrangler in 2020
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There will be a plug-in Hybrid Jeep Wrangler in 2020

The Jeep Wrangler, the car most people are probably thinking of when they hear about “a Jeep,” will take a leap forward into the world of alternative powertrains…

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GM and Cruise on track to field a self-driving ride hailing service by 2019
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GM and Cruise on track to field a self-driving ride hailing service by 2019

GM and Cruise have articulated more specifically when they want to put their self-driving service on the roads, at today’s investor call for the company from San Francisco.…

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Expect GM Cruise self-driving vehicles to arrive in ‘quarters, not years’
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Expect GM Cruise self-driving vehicles to arrive in ‘quarters, not years’

GM and Cruise are still reluctant to put any specific timeframes on their plans for self-driving vehicle deployment, but the company is getting a bit more specific about…

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Lucid moves its electric car ambitions into a spacious new HQ
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Lucid moves its electric car ambitions into a spacious new HQ

Lucid, one of the company’s that looks like it could have the best chance to potentially field a true all-electric competitor to Tesla’s Model S, is moving its…

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Tesla’s electric Semi truck starts at $150,000, reservations now live
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Tesla’s electric Semi truck starts at $150,000, reservations now live

The Tesla Semi, the automaker’s all-electric transport truck, will retail starting at $150,000 for a version with 300 miles of range, and will also be available in a…

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Tesla completes the world’s largest battery for Australian wind farm
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Tesla completes the world’s largest battery for Australian wind farm

Tesla has managed to deliver something on time, even if it ’s falling behind its projections for the Model 3 electric car: It has completed production of a…

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Here’s what it’s like to sit in the new Tesla Semi
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Here’s what it’s like to sit in the new Tesla Semi

Tesla’s truck is a departure from more traditional diesel-powered equivalents in a number of ways, but it might be most starkly different when it comes to the cabin.…

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Canadian grocery chain orders 25 Tesla electric Semi trucks
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Canadian grocery chain orders 25 Tesla electric Semi trucks

Tesla’s Semi is off to a promising start, despite there being no official pricing information available yet: In addition to a Walmart pilot, Canadian grocery giant Loblaw is…

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The Tesla Semi tackles this classic truck safety problem using tech
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The Tesla Semi tackles this classic truck safety problem using tech

Tesla’s Semi is an all-electric semi truck, which itself is a major feat, but its powertrain isn’t the only technological innovation that the automaker is applying to trucking.…

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Watch Tesla’s new Roadster show off its record-breaking speed
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Watch Tesla’s new Roadster show off its record-breaking speed

Tesla has delivered the ultimate fan car – a revamped version of its original Roadster, with crazy fast acceleration of 0 to 60 mph in just 1.9 seconds,…

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Walmart plans to pilot test the new Tesla Semi
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Walmart plans to pilot test the new Tesla Semi

Walmart says that it intends to be among the first companies to pilot Tesla’s new all-electric Semi heavy-duty truck. The retailer told CNBC that it’s “excited to be…

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Tesla opens two largest Supercharger stations and a customer lounge
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Tesla opens two largest Supercharger stations and a customer lounge

Tesla has opened new Supercharger stations in California, the largest it has built to date. These are a new kind of Supercharger for the automaker, with not only…

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This tech startup is trying to tackle waste in Africa
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This tech startup is trying to tackle waste in Africa

Kenya has a waste management problem, especially in the country’s capital of Nairobi. As of 2016, Nairobi was producing around 2,400 tons of waste every day but only…

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EV startup Nio reportedly raises $1B from Tencent and others
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EV startup Nio reportedly raises $1B from Tencent and others

Electric cars are set to become an increasingly lucrative investment target, if they continuing enjoying the strong support of global initiatives to lower emissions and put clearer vehicles…

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Volkswagen and Google to bring quantum computing benefits to cars
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Volkswagen and Google to bring quantum computing benefits to cars

Computers have changed cars at least as much as they’ve changed our daily lives, but a new partnership between Google and Volkswagen could transform transportation further still: The…

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BitTorrent inventor announces eco-friendly bitcoin competitor Chia
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BitTorrent inventor announces eco-friendly bitcoin competitor Chia

A bitcoin transaction wastes as much electricity as it takes to power an American home for a week, and legendary coder Bram Cohen wants to fix that. And…

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Carmakers rushing to defend the EV tax credit in face of proposed cut
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Carmakers rushing to defend the EV tax credit in face of proposed cut

The electric vehicle tax credit won’t die without a stirring defense — major automakers are moving their considerable lobbying might behind defending the credit, according to Automotive News,…

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Tesla acquires automated manufacturing machine supplier Perbix
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Tesla acquires automated manufacturing machine supplier Perbix

Tesla is moving to turn around its output challenges with the Model 3, with a new acquisition reported by Bloomberg of a supplier whose focus is on automating production.…

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Tesla electric semi truck reveal confirmed for November 16
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Tesla electric semi truck reveal confirmed for November 16

Tesla will unveil its electric semi truck on November 16, the company confirmed today via email invites sent to press. The invites feature a full-size off-center image of…

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BMW, Daimler, Ford and Volkswagen team up on high-power charging network
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BMW, Daimler, Ford and Volkswagen team up on high-power charging network

BMW Group, Daimler, Ford Motor Company, and the Volkswagen Group (with subsidiaries Audi and Porsche) will join up to create a high-power charging network for electric vehicles called…

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Tesla predicts production rate of 5K Model 3 cars per week by late Q1 2018
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Tesla predicts production rate of 5K Model 3 cars per week by late Q1 2018

Tesla went into a bit more detail about the production challenges it faces with the Model 3 in its letter to investors on the heels of its earnings…

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The new Japan Taxi from Toyota wants to be an international icon
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The new Japan Taxi from Toyota wants to be an international icon

Japan’s getting an iconic new taxi courtesy of Toyota. The new, aptly named ‘Japan Taxi’ (or Jpn Taxi for conveniently fitting on a rooftop sign) is already on…

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As electric vehicles make a move to the mainstream, utilities are taking notice
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As electric vehicles make a move to the mainstream, utilities are taking notice

In a move highlighting the growing importance of electric charging stations to utilities, Italian power giant Enel has bought a small, fast-growing California developer of charging stations and…

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Toyota sees traditional gas engines phased out of its line by the 2040s
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Toyota sees traditional gas engines phased out of its line by the 2040s

Toyota sees dedicated gas and diesel engines in its vehicles lineup reducing down to zero by the 2040s, on its path to its goal of reducing the CO2…

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Nissan’s IMx electric concept car wants to get to know you
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Nissan’s IMx electric concept car wants to get to know you

Nissan’s latest electric vehicle concept aims for crossover appeal, with a design that goes well beyond the Nissan Leaf in terms of aggressive styling and visual appeal. The…

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Daimler’s new electric heavy-duty truck has 220 miles of range
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Daimler’s new electric heavy-duty truck has 220 miles of range

Daimler has a new all-electric semi truck that it revealed at this year’s Tokyo Motor Show, with a range of around 220 miles on a single charge and…

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Amazon patents a drone that delivers a charge to power up EVs on the go
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Amazon patents a drone that delivers a charge to power up EVs on the go

A recent Amazon patent could be an answer to range anxiety, albeit one that sounds a bit more sci-fi than practical solution at the moment: the newly granted…

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Tesla makes quick work of Puerto Rico hospital solar power relief project
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Tesla makes quick work of Puerto Rico hospital solar power relief project

Tesla CEO Elon Musk noted on Twitter that Tesla’s solar team could indeed outfit Puerto Rico with power facilities that could be used to generate and store power…

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London puts new hybrid electric black cabs on roads ahead of larger rollout
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London puts new hybrid electric black cabs on roads ahead of larger rollout

London is staring up a pilot test of its electric black cabs (via Engadget), otherwise known as the TX5, after first revealing the vehicles back in 2015. The…

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Toyota’s ‘Fine-Comfort Ride’ fuel cell concept aims for long-range flexibility
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Toyota’s ‘Fine-Comfort Ride’ fuel cell concept aims for long-range flexibility

Toyota is debuting a new concept vehicle for the forthcoming Tokyo Motor Show, and it’s a fuel cell vehicle that’s designed to get around 1,000 km (around 621…

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Singapore to cap number of cars allowed on roads from 2018
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Singapore to cap number of cars allowed on roads from 2018

Cars congesting roads is a problem in just about every major urban center around the world, but some areas are worst in this regard than others. Singapore is…

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LG to open Europe’s largest EV battery factory in Poland next year
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LG to open Europe’s largest EV battery factory in Poland next year

LG is opening Europe’s largest factory for building lithium-ion batteries destined for use in electric cars, the company announced. Its LG Chem division is going to open the…

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Toyota’s hydrogen fuel cell trucks put to work in Port of LA pilot
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Toyota’s hydrogen fuel cell trucks put to work in Port of LA pilot

Toyota has hydrogen fuel cell transport trucks that generate no local emissions, and that have 670 horsepower and an 80,000 lb total weight capacity. The powertrain includes two…

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Tesla electric semi truck possibly spied in new photo
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Tesla electric semi truck possibly spied in new photo

Is this the new semi truck Tesla is set to unveil at the end of this month? The truck, posted to Reddit (then deleted, then re-posted) bears more…

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Deutsche Post DHL to deploy self-driving delivery trucks by 2018
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Deutsche Post DHL to deploy self-driving delivery trucks by 2018

At Nvidia’s GTC Europe conference today, one of the company’s partners detailed plans to bring an autonomous delivery fleet to operating status starting in 2018. Deutsche Post DHL…

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