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Ford announces redesigned, more powerful 2018 Mustang

No details on price or fuel economy yet, but Ford says performance will be improved.

6 hours ago from Arstechnica

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Lithium-ion battery packs its own fire extinguisher

As useful as they have proven to be in powering our phones, tablets and electric cars, lithium-ion batteries still have their weaknesses. Chief among them is the very real danger of ...

Mon 16 Jan 17 from Gizmag

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Airbus to demonstrate flying car by year's end, CEO promises

Autonomous driving systems are on track to revolutionize how we get around town but the harsh reality is that vehicles capable of driving themselves full-time are still many years away.

20 hours ago from Techspot

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Utility plans vote on New York offshore wind project

A New York utility is set to vote later this month on a plan to construct an offshore wind farm off eastern Long Island.

11 hours ago from Phys.org

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Czech boars still radioactive 31 years after Chernobyl

An agency in the Czech Republic says about a half of all wild boars in the country's southwest are radioactive and considered unsafe for consumption due to the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster.

14 hours ago from Phys.org

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NREL pioneers better way to make renewable hydrogen

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) developed a method which boosts the longevity of high-efficiency photocathodes in photoelectrochemical ...

13 hours ago from Phys.org

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Plans for world's first 'floating city' unveiled

The government of French Polynesia has signed a deal with California-based Seasteading Institute to begin construction work in just two years off the island of Tahiti.

18 hours ago from Daily Mail

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New blades and generators for more efficient small wind turbines

Small wind turbines, for domestic and small scale commercial use, are currently relatively expensive and struggle to compete with solar solutions. The key to increasing their competitiveness ...

22 hours ago from Phys.org

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Autopilot update rolls out to all Teslas with HW2 hardware

Tesla's Enhanced Autopilot update has rolled out to all its HW2 vehicles, company chief Elon Musk has announced on Twitter. HW2 is what the automaker calls its second-generation ...

21 hours ago from Engadget

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Report: Trucking firms using gadgets to cheat on emissions

German public broadcaster ZDF reports that trucking companies in Europe may be using electronic equipment to commit large-scale emissions fraud.

Mon 16 Jan 17 from Phys.org

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