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Walmart, Tesla pause in legal fight over fiery solar panels

Walmart's lawsuit against Tesla over fiery rooftop solar panels is being sealed by the court and both companies say they look forward to addressing all issues.

Fri 23 Aug 19 from TechXplore

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Mercedes amplifies the electric van market with 250-mile, eight-seat EQV

If you would have guessed a few years ago which major German automaker would be first out of the gate to develop a ground-up electric passenger van, the obvious answer would have been ...

Wed 21 Aug 19 from Gizmag

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Volkswagen's ID. Buggy puts its electric signature in the sand

Looking to mix a bit of beach cruising culture from a bygone era with some new-age drivetrain technology, Volkswagen debuted its super-cute electrified dune buggy at Geneva earlier in ...

Tue 20 Aug 19 from Gizmag

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Solar array feeds railway route in the UK

How well is the UK doing to seal a future of solar powered trains? Will connecting solar power directly to rail networks help meet a good enough share of electricity needs? Eyes are on a pilot ...

9 hours ago from TechXplore

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How to have an all-renewable electric grid

The main solution to climate change is well known—stop burning fossil fuels. How to do this is more complicated, but as a scholar who does energy modeling, I and others see the outlines of ...

Thu 22 Aug 19 from TechXplore

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Silicon Valley's Drako Motors unleashes track-torching 206-mph electric sedan

It's become all too common for a startup to materialize out of nowhere with claims of having the next groundbreaking electric car. In fact, it's happened twice this month alone. Much ...

Tue 20 Aug 19 from Gizmag

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Tesla launches a rental plan to help its slumping home solar panel business

Image: Tesla Tesla has launched a new rental option for its solar panels in a bid to revive its slumping home solar business. The company is offering the new rental plan in six ...

Mon 19 Aug 19 from The Verge

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The 2020 Chevy Bolt EV now has a 259-mile range thanks to some cell chemistry tinkering

The 2020 Chevy Bolt EV now has 259 miles of range, a 9% increase from previous year models of the electric hatchback, according to the EPA. To get there, the company focused on cell chemistry, ...

Fri 23 Aug 19 from TechCrunch

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Trump takes aim at automakers that ignored his emissions proposal

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday attacked automakers who ignored his advances and instead reached an agreement with California on future stricter emissions standards.

Thu 22 Aug 19 from TechXplore

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Quantifying inactive lithium in lithium metal batteries

Nature, Published online: 21 August 2019; doi:10.1038/s41586-019-1481-zTitration gas chromatography is developed as an analytical method of distinguishing between lithium metal ...

Wed 21 Aug 19 from Nature News

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