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Amazon announces plans to make half of shipments carbon neutral by 2030

The company will make its carbon footprint available publicly for the first time later this year

Mon 18 Feb 19 from The Independent

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Three-wheeled electric Rapid Responder reports for duty at Eugene's Fire Dept

Oregon's Arcimoto has unveiled a new variant of its battery electric three-wheeler that's aimed squarely at emergency, security and law enforcement services. The Rapid Responder is due ...

2 hours ago from Gizmag

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Classic Volkswagen Bulli pop-top camper van built up to life size from Legos

One of the world's most beloved and iconic vehicles has gotten a modern refresh, of sorts. An all-new VW T2 camper van debuts this week in Germany, with a bit of a twist: it's made from ...

Mon 18 Feb 19 from Gizmag

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Marijuana legalization is not associated with higher teenage use, new study claims

With a growing body of evidence confirming the potential harm marijuana can cause on a growing adolescent brain, it is reasonable to ask what governmental policy best reduces teenage ...

Tue 19 Feb 19 from Gizmag

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Lexus takes sweet-looking convertible LC concept to Geneva

Fresh from Detroit and headed for Geneva, this convertible LC show car looks less like a way-out concept car and much more like something we'll see in showrooms before too long. It also ...

16 hours ago from Gizmag

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Amazon invests in electric vehicle startup Rivian

Electric vehicle startup Rivian on Friday announced a $700 million investment round led by Amazon, which recently pumped money into a young self-driving car technology firm.

Fri 15 Feb 19 from TechXplore

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Nissan gives the Opus inflatable camping trailer a week of off-grid adventure power

The RV market probably isn't quite ready for a full-blown electric motorhome just yet, but electric vehicles can still have a positive impact on vehicle camping by lending their powerful ...

Tue 19 Feb 19 from Gizmag

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Video: Can mixing household cleaners kill you?

When the bathroom starts looking grimy, and it's time to whip out yellow gloves, the only thing that matters is getting the job done quickly.

35 minutes ago from Phys.org

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Kites and drones used to harness wind power could revolutionise renewable energy

Spanish scientists using kitesurfing kites to analyse high-altitude energy generation systems

Wed 20 Feb 19 from The Independent

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Mercedes-AMG and Cigarette Racing unveil stronger, lighter "41’ AMG Carbon Edition"

It's Miami International Boat Show time again, which means it's time to take a look at the latest collaboration between Mercedes-AMG and Cigarette Racing. This year's 41-foot AMG Carbon ...

Sun 17 Feb 19 from Gizmag

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