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Electric pickup from former GM plant will have in-wheel hub motors

Lordstown Endurance wheel hub motorLordstown Motors is planning to use a former GM facility near Cleveland, Ohio, to effectively beat GM to the punch—in offering an all-electric, made-in-America pickup. “Our goal is to build the first electric pickup truck in the United States and likely the world,” said CEO Steve Burns, in a video (below) released last Wednesday…

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CIP ties up $3bn project financing for Taiwan offshore wind build

Danish investor closes finance on 589MW Changfang and Xidao project after deals with consortium of local and international banks

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Perovskite Solar Cells … Toyota Driving Off A Hybrid Cliff … The Boring Company’s 1st Vegas Tunnel — #CleanTechnica Top 20

: Tesla Model X inside The Boring Company's test tunnel underneath the SpaceX offices (Image: The Boring Company)The most popular CleanTechnica stories last week involved perovskite solar cell research and projections (a hot topic for the past few — or several — years), Toyota’s continued focus on hybrids (considered by many to be a death knell for the hybrid leader and 100% electric laggard), and The Boring Company’s first of two Las Vegas tunnels

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Oil prices skid on demand concerns as virus spreads globally

Oil prices tumbled nearly 3% towards a one-week low on Monday as the rapid spread of the coronavirus in several countries outside China left investors fretting about a hit to demand.

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Hot Wheels helps feed Tesla Cybertruck hunger with electric toys

Hot Wheels 1:64-scale remote control Tesla CybertruckThe Tesla Cybertruck generated quite a lot of buzz when it was unveiled in November 2019. Three months later, Hot Wheels is trying to cash in on that buzz with toy versions of the electric pickup truck. Hot Wheels will release radio-control Cybertruck models in two sizes—1:64 scale and 1:10 scale, referring to the size of the model in…

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The Tipping Point

Single use for Image by mark harpurImagine a world where transport is free, air is clean, and streets are quiet. Imagine a world where education is attainable, power available, and healthcare accessible to all. Imagine a world where the cost of living goes down instead of up. Now stop imagining and watch this talk by Tony Seba

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Full Marrakesh Formula E test entry finalised

DTM drivers Lucas Auer and Daniel Juncadella, sportscar aces Pipo Derani and Filipe Albuquerque and Carlin IndyCar signing Sergio Sette Camara were among the latest batch of drivers confirmed for the post-race test on March 1.
Auer, who returns to the DTM this year BMW after a year away in Super Formula, was chosen to represent the German marque in Marrakesh alongside Kyle Kirkwood, last year’s …Keep reading

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Monopiles’ steel cost could be slashed ‘by 30%’ after design debunk

New research from Orsted-led project points to cheaper, re-engineered concepts informed by more accurate estimate of interplay between foundation and seabed soil

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Tech and energy are teaming up, creating a market that could grow 500% in the next 5 years

Digital technologies are revolutionizing the energy industry, creating big opportunities for tech and oil companies.

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40,000 Miles & 15 Months Living In A Tesla Model 3

Living in a car, van, or RV doesn’t appeal to that many people, but for the intrepid minority who do live this lifestyle, it can offer some unconventional and enriching experiences for those who choose mobile living out of necessity or for those who do so for the freedom to travel as much as their budgets allow

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