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Sustainable Transportation Could Save the World (and Save $100 Trillion)

As protesters gathered in New York City to demand action on climate change, a new report shows how smart transportation policy can play a major role in reducing carbon emissions. Photo: South Bend Voice/Flickr

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Why the Tesla is Australia’s best-selling electric car

American electric car maker Tesla’sunique sales model could be the reason its Model S sedan is the most popular electric car in Australia.

A new study from the Queensland University of Technology is set to examine the sales process for electric cars and why models such as the Mitsubishi i-Miev and Nissan Leaf have failed to gain traction locally.

QUT researcher Alina Dini, who More

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Toyota recycled hybrid batteries to power Yellowstone (w/video)

The Lamar Buffalo Ranch in Yellowstone National Park is a long way from the areas most tourists visit. This research and education center is about as far off the grid as you can get.

Toyota has donated 208 recycled hybrid batteries from its Camry Hybrid cars to create an energy storage facility that allows the Ranch to continue its mission using only renewable power. Together, the batteries More

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Electric car conference draws researchers, manufacturers to Halifax – Yahoo News Canada

Manufacturers and researchers are in Halifax this week for the Electric Vehicle Conference and Trade Show, showcasing the latest technology in electric cars.

Presenter Lukas Swan teaches at Dalhousie University’s mechanical engineering department and says Nova Scotia is primed for an increase in electric vehicles because the province currently relies on imports of gasoline and diesel. More

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Nissan and BMW will Collaborate to Advance Electric Vehicle (EV) and Plug-in Hybrid vehicle (PHEV) Adoption in South Africa

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Partnership will share knowledge and co-develop electric vehicle charging grid

Charging points to support Electric Vehicles (EV) and Plug-in Electrical Vehicles (PHEV)

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ROSSLYN, SOUTH AFRICA — May 25, 2015: Today, Nissan and BMW confirmed they will collaborate to advance electric vehicle (EV) and plug-in More

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Norway BEV Sales At 2,000 & Over 15% Market Share

Norway plug-in electric car sales again reached20% last month with 1,975 passenger all-electric cars and 584 plug-in hybrids for a total of 2,559.

Data includes 282 used imported zero-emission passenger cars and 35 new vans.

In other words,almost 3,000 new/used plug-ins added to already over 50,000.

We don’t have confirmation yet, but probably more than half of all passenger More

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All About Tesla Motors, Inc.’s Upcoming Model X Launch | The Motley Fool

It’s difficult to overstate how important electric-car maker Tesla Motors’ (NASDAQ: TSLA) upcoming launch of its Model X sport utility vehicle is to the company’s success. With Model X, Tesla effectively intends to double its revenue, which is currently entirely dependent on sales of its $75,000-plus Model S. But before Tesla reaches this point, it’s going to have to actual More

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Mercedes and Qualcomm team on wireless charging cars – SlashGear

Your Mercedes-Benz EV may soon wirelessly charge just like a Formula-E car, with Daimler inking a deal with Qualcomm around high-tech car gadgetry. The two companies are partnering up on automotive development, including wireless charging both for cars and the smartphones and tablets inside them, as well as ways to get connected cars online and at high speed while on the move. For Qualcomm, itR More

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Mercedes Works On Wireless Electric Charger | 24/7 Wall St.

Two things are certain. One is that charging electric cars is difficult. Owners need to hook their vehicles up at home, or find charging stations on the road. The other thing which is certain is that major car makers will eventually follow the Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) all electric luxury car business. Mercedes just announced that it will and Mercedes is working on a way for customers tocharge their c More

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In pictures: electric supercars at Formula E in Berlin (Wired UK)

This weekend the electric supercars of Formula E headed to Berlin’s iconic Templehof Airport. The site, which was turned into a park in 2008, provided a stunning backdrop for the day’s racing.

WIRED spent the day getting up close and personal with the carsand people working behind the scenes. We also got within a couple of feet of the cars as they sped past at 120mph — sur More

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Global Li-ion Battery Market for Consumer Electronics 2015-2019

Global Li-ion Battery Market for Consumer Electronics 2015-2019

About Li-ion battery

A Li-ion battery is a rechargeable battery with the highest electrochemical potential. It is mostly used in consumer electronics such as laptops, cell phones, tablets, and notebook PCs. It is also used in EVs and finds application in the medical, power, and defense sectors. Li-ion batteries have high More

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How It’s Made — Dream Car Tesla Model S (Video) | CleanTechnica

Keeping in mind the future of transportation, ETI Dynamics has unveiled its prototype ‘solar-electric hybrid’ scooter priced at Rs 50,000, at Press Club of India in New Delhi.

The prototype scooter, which runs with ‘zero-noise’, has a canopy of bendable solar panel that helps it charge on the go. The vehicle can also be charged with the electricity. So, we can say that it is an elec More

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ETI Dynamics unveils solar-electric hybrid ‘zero-noise’ scooter priced at around Rs 50,000 in India | The Financial Express

Keeping in mind the future of transportation, ETI Dynamics has unveiled its prototype ‘solar-electric hybrid’ scooter priced at Rs 50,000, at Press Club of India in New Delhi.

The prototype scooter, which runs with ‘zero-noise’, has a canopy of bendable solar panel that helps it charge on the go. The vehicle can also be charged with the electricity. So, we can say that it is an elec More

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Electrical cars: Re-use of Li-ion batteries could become a huge global market | Recyclingportal

Amsterdam, The Netherlands — The reuse of batteries from end-of-life hybrid and electrical cars offers important advantages for the environment. This fact was revealed by studies by ARN; but does this promising solution perhaps also have disadvantages? And what are the possible consequences for manufacturers? To be able to answer those questions, the island fort of Pampus put a trial installatio More

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2016 BYD E6 Will Get Bigger Battery & Longer Range

Earlier this year, the Chinese electric car invasion quietly began with a pilot program in Chicago, where Uber drivers were offered a chance to test out the BYD E6. The 60 kWh battery pack provides up to 186 miles/300 km of driving range per charge, but for 2016 the BYD E6 will get a bigger battery that will let it go up to 250 miles/400 km between charge, reports Electric Vehicle News. That’s n More

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Chris Brown use his two-wheel electric vehicle AGAIN as his pals jog to catch up while out in Cannes | Daily Mail Online

Controversial star Chris Brown has never been known for shying away from attention.

So it was no surprise when the 26-year-old rapper was spotted causing quite the commotion on the streets of Cannes, France on Thursday, as he rode on an EYU X1 2-Wheel Self Balance Drifting Electric Vehicle.

The Look At Me Now singer looked relaxed as he leaned back while balancing on the flashy vehic More

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Beyond Smartphones: Wireless Charging Tech to be Used in Cars, Medical Devices | BusinessKorea

The Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information (KISTI) published a market report on May 20, which read that the introduction of wireless charging technology will be expanded, mainly with mobile devices and electric vehicles. Among various kinds of next-generation charging methods, a wireless charging technique is in an advantageous position thanks to its efficiency, convenience, and far More

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Recharging without cables: the road ahead for electric cars | euronews, futuris

Electric vehicles are undoubtedly a form of transport with a future, but many technical challenges have to be overcome before they replace petrol and diesel-fuelled cars.

Researchers in Zaragoza in northern Spain are working on resolving one of the biggest problems; how to efficiently recharge batteries.

The scientists involved in the EU-supported Unplugged project have developed a More

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Tennessee restarting rebates for electric vehicles | The Sacramento Bee

Tennessee restarting rebates for electric vehicles
The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation is restarting a rebate program for electric car buyers.

WPLN-FM (http://bit.ly/1cRP2Hn) reports the state had $682,000 left two years ago after shutting down the subsidies, which were approved five years ago under former Gov. Phil Bredesen. More

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Qualcomm has a wireless charger for cars

3.3kW possible, like Nissan Leaf

We had a chance to see some nice demos from Qualcomm at the IoT event and one of the most impressive one was a Honda Accord Plug-in Hybrid that could charge wirelessly. This device needs more technology than a wireless mobile phone charging. .

The demo was showed by nice chaps at Qualcomm and it uses Halo technology. Halo lets you wirelessly charge More

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Qualcomm has a wireless charger for cars

3.3kW possible, like Nissan Leaf

We had a chance to see some nice demos from Qualcomm at the IoT event and one of the most impressive one was a Honda Accord Plug-in Hybrid that could charge wirelessly. This device needs more technology than a wireless mobile phone charging. .

The demo was showed by nice chaps at Qualcomm and it uses Halo technology. Halo lets you wirelessly charge More

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Simon Bridges hoping to attract more electric and driverless cars to NZ

Simon Bridges hoping to attract more electric and driverless cars to NZ

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More Kiwis will soon be plugging their cars in overnight rather than taking them to a petrol station if Transport Minister Simon Bridges gets his way.
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Online Library | Articles | Nuts and Seeds for a Healthy Weight and a Long Life

Nuts and seeds are healthful, natural foods that are full of beneficial nutrientsand phytochemicals. Although the myth that nuts and seeds are fattening has persisted, the research suggests that nuts are actually beneficial for weight loss. In any case, it’s not the fat content of a diet that makes it healthy, it’s the nutrient content. And based on their nutrient content, nuts are a health-pr More

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South Korea has imported more than 100,000 tons of fish from Japan even after the Fukushima nuclear disaster caused local consumers to shun products from the neighboring country due to health concerns, government data showed Friday.

According to the data by the Korea Customs Office (KCS), South Korea brought in 130,973 tons of fish products from Japan between March 2011, when a powerf More

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Electric powered motorcycles, scooters on the rise, Boulder research firm finds – Denver Business Journal

You’re seeing more electric cars on the road, and increasingly the production of electric motorcycles and scooters is also on the rise.
A new report from Boulder-based Navigant Research predicts that global sales of electric motorcycles and scooters will total about 55 million units between 2015 and 2024.
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Electric Car Charging: The Basics You Need To Know

The number of plug-in electric cars on North American roads grows every year, and with them come new buyers.

Each new electric-car driver will have a few things to learn, so we’ve rounded up some tips on how, where, and when how to charge up that new plug-in vehicle.

Whether you’re already an owner, considering the purchase of a new or used battery-electric or plug-in hyb More

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Electric Car Charging: The Basics You Need To Know

The number of plug-in electric cars on North American roads grows every year, and with them come new buyers.

Each new electric-car driver will have a few things to learn, so we’ve rounded up some tips on how, where, and when how to charge up that new plug-in vehicle.

Whether you’re already an owner, considering the purchase of a new or used battery-electric or plug-in hyb More

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World Uranium Symposium 2015 – TMI and Chernobyl Workshop — Fairewinds Energy Education

In April of 2015, Fairewinds’ Chief Engineer, Arnie Gundersen and the Fairewinds crew headed to Quebec City for the World Uranium Symposium. Attended by more than 300 delegates from 20 countries that produce uranium for nuclear power and weapons, the symposium brought together experts who are calling on governments throughout the world to end all uranium mining. In this presentation, Arnie share More

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World Uranium Symposium 2015 – TMI and Chernobyl Workshop — Fairewinds Energy Education

In April of 2015, Fairewinds’ Chief Engineer, Arnie Gundersen and the Fairewinds crew headed to Quebec City for the World Uranium Symposium. Attended by more than 300 delegates from 20 countries that produce uranium for nuclear power and weapons, the symposium brought together experts who are calling on governments throughout the world to end all uranium mining. In this presentation, Arnie share More

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Three Reasons I Prefer Nissan LEAF over Kia Soul EV

He writes that he really likes the Soul and on paper he feels that it’s a better car than Nissan LEAF and many respects. “But I chose the LEAF because of the following” reasons, he writes, and lists three reasons for his choice.
The first reason is the lack of nearby Kia dealers. It will take him to drive 45 minutes to get to the nearest Kia dealer that actually stocks Soul More

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