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Volkswagen reveals its first all-electric race car built to conquer Pikes Peak

After teasing us with series of silhouette peaks and flashy renders, Volkswagen has finally whipped the covers of its first all-electric race car, the I.D. R Pikes Peak built to conquer ...

2 hours ago from Gizmag

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Passive Solar Greenhouses, Solariums, & Pineapple Pits

As an addendum to our earlier article on passive solar house design basics, I thought that it would be worth providing an overview of some of the possibilities when it comes to the design of ...

11 hours ago from CleanTechnica

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German police arrest Porsche manager over diesel scandal

German police have detained a Porsche manager in a probe into the diesel emissions cheating scandal that the luxury car brand's parent company Volkswagen has struggled to shed.

Fri 20 Apr 18 from Phys.org

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Hyperloop: The 1,000 kph race to realize Elon Musk's improbable dream heats up in the Middle East

As two companies compete to complete the world's first commercial hyperloop, one stretch of desert holds the key to realising Elon Musk's vision for a new mode of transport

14 hours ago from The Independent

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The UK just went 55 hours without using any coal

Great news from the Brits.

Fri 20 Apr 18 from ZME Science

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Climate change may scuttle Caribbean's post-hurricane plans for a renewable energy boom

Puerto Rico lost electricity again on April 18, seven months after Hurricane Maria first knocked out the island's power grid. For people in some remote rural areas, the blackout was more of ...

Fri 20 Apr 18 from Phys.org

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BYD Steps Up (China Electric Car Sales Report)

After the usual off-season (January and February), March came and electric car sales surged to 59,000 units in China, up 85% year over year (YoY). Quarter 1 2018 sales doubled compared to the ...

22 hours ago from CleanTechnica

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Recommended Reading: Tesla and Waymo's self-driving data quests

How Tesla and Waymo are tackling a major problem for self-driving cars: Data Sean O'Kane, The Verge In order for cars to drive themselves, the vehicles and their systems require ...

Sat 21 Apr 18 from Engadget

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Nest To Install Its Smart Thermostats In Homes Of Low-Income Families

Earth Day is coming up soon which means that we’re starting to see various companies tout their energy saving habits and processes, and it looks like Nest wants it to be known as well that ...

Thu 19 Apr 18 from Ubergizmo

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USGS and DOE release nationwide wind turbine map and database

Today, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), in partnership with DOE's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the American Wind Energy Association, released ...

Thu 19 Apr 18 from Phys.org

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