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Graphene catalyzes the reversible formation of a C-C bond between two molecules  Science Magazine · 3 days
Carbon deposits are well-known inhibitors of transition metal catalysts. In contrast to this undesirable behavior, here we show that epitaxial graphene grown on Ru(0001)... more
Tesla drops prices in China after the government suspends tariffs  THE VERGE · 3 days
China will temporarily drop a retaliatory 25 percent tariff on imported US cars as the two... more
Better superconductors from ceramic copper oxides  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
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For a longer battery life: Pushing lithium ion batteries to the next performance level  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Conventional lithium ion batteries have reached performance limits. Scientists have now developed a new nanostructured anode material for lithium ion... more
An energy-efficient way to stay warm: Sew high-tech heating patches to your clothes  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
What if, instead of turning up the thermostat, you could warm up with high-tech, flexible patches sewn into your clothes -- while... more
Is this electric aircraft the new flying car? video - CNET  CNET · 4 days
This fully electric VTOL aircraft could be the newest take on the flying car that we’ve all been waiting for. more
High-tech, flexible patches sewn into clothes could help to stay warm  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
What if, instead of turning up the thermostat, you could warm up with high-tech, flexible patches sewn into your clothes - while significantly reducing your electric... more
Elon Musk Is Getting the Last Laugh on Wall Street After Tesla's Wild 2018  Gadgets 360 · 4 days
Tesla's stunning third-quarter profit picture, boosted by its ability to ramp up production of Model 3 sedans, surprised naysayers. more
Volvo Trucks teases the all-electric semi truck it’s bringing to California in 2019  TechCrunch · 4 days
Volvo Trucks released teaser images Wednesday of the electric trucks it plans to bring to California next year as part of a... more
Volvo Trucks is bringing its all-electric semi truck to California in 2019 - Roadshow  CNET · 5 days
The Volvo VNR will demonstrate its capabilities for a year in California before going on sale to the whole US... more
Scientists discover stability in hybrid photoelectric nanomaterials  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
A team of Siberian scientists and foreign colleagues calculated the parameters that influence the intensity of the reaction between carbon nanotubes and phthalocyanines—complex nitrogen-containing compounds. Hybrid constructions based on them are considered as new... more
Boron nitride and silver nanoparticles to help get rid of carbon monoxide emissions  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Russian chemists from NUST MISIS have developed a new hybrid catalyst for carbon monoxide oxidation consisting of hexagonal boron nitride and silver... more
Blast away annoying dirt with Sun Joe's $159 electric power washer  Windows Central · 5 days
Ever used a pressure washer? They're a lot of fun. And you can clean years of grime from your home or driveway. Right now you can... more
Elon Musk’s plans for 2019 might include a Tesla pickup truck prototype  TechCrunch · 6 days
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has floated the idea for an all-electric pickup truck numerous times in the past two years. Now, he’s back at... more
Your next car may be a skateboard - Roadshow  CNET · 6 days
Planning on buying an electric car? A skateboard chassis might be in your future. more
Boron nitride and silver nanoparticles help get rid of carbon monoxide emissions  nanowerk · 6 days
Chemists have developed a new hybrid catalyst for carbon monoxide oxidation consisting of hexagonal boron nitride and silver nanoparticles. This material makes it possible... more
Making it easier to capture carbon dioxide in the cement industry  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Cement manufacture accounts for as much as seven percent of global greenhouse gas emissions. A new hybrid technology makes it easier and less expensive to capture... more
New Beyond Good & Evil 2 footage showcases flying vehicles and space combat  Windows Central · 7 days
Beyond Good and Evil 2 is a hybrid of skillful combat and boundless exploration. Many months ago, Ubisoft held its annual E3... more
AutoComplete: Tokyo prosecutors slap Ghosn, Nissan with an indictment video - Roadshow  CNET · 7 days
Plus: Toyota teases a new Supra race car for Japan's Super GT, and Tesla's Navigate on Autopilot is learning how to handle traffic lights. more
Topological matters: Toward a new kind of transistor  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
An experiment has demonstrated, for the first time, electronic switching in an exotic, ultrathin material that can carry a charge with nearly zero loss at room temperature. Researchers demonstrated this switching when... more
Hydrokinetic energy from running water cleanly charges electrical vehicles  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Lif-E-Buoy takes advantage of the natural hydrokinetic energy of running water—abundantly available in most river-based urban centres—to generate clean energy for electric vehicles and infrastructure. more
GM fights government to retain tax credit for electric cars  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
General Motors is fighting to retain a valuable tax credit for electric vehicles as the nation's largest automaker tries to deal with the political fallout triggered by its... more
GM fights to retain key tax credit amid plant closing plans  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
General Motors is fighting to retain a valuable tax credit for electric vehicles as the nation's largest automaker tries to deal with the political fallout triggered... more
US interstate highways need overhaul, says new report  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
The future of the US Interstate Highway System is threatened by a persistent and growing backlog of structural and operational deficiencies and by various looming challenges, such as the progress of automated... more
2019 Audi E-Tron first-drive review: A worry-free, all-EV SUV - Roadshow  CNET · 1 week
The year 2019 will mark the entry of many new players into the luxury electric car space. With Tesla paving the way and Jaguar impressing us... more
Audi e-tron first drive: Quick, comfortable and familiar  TechCrunch · 1 week
Even after a few minutes behind the wheel, it’s easy to forget the Audi e-tron is electric. The SUV is not outrageous or radical, but rather pedestrian and effortless. Audi didn’t invent... more
Who's most excited for Porsche's all-electric Taycan? Tesla owners - Roadshow  CNET · 1 week
Porsche's been offering preorders on its upcoming Taycan electric sports car for some time now, and while it won't tell us how many folks have plunked... more
Subtlety and the selective art of separating lanthanides  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Lanthanide elements are essential parts of today's high-tech commodities including flat-screen TVs, cell phones, electric cars, and satellites. While the demand for these elements is high, separating lanthanides from impurities (other lanthanides)... more
BepiColombo Now Firing on All Cylinders  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
BepiColombo, the joint ESA/JAXA spacecraft on a mission to Mercury, is now firing its thrusters for the first time in flight. On Sunday, BepiColombo... more
US interstate highways need overhaul, says new report  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The future of the U.S. Interstate Highway System is threatened by a persistent and growing backlog of structural and operational deficiencies and by various looming challenges, such as the progress of automated... more
This Aston Martin DB6 hides an electric secret - Roadshow  CNET · 2 weeks
Staring down a dirty-car ban in your town? That won't apply when your Aston Martin goes electric. more
More belt-tightening at VW to fund electric new start  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
German car giant Volkswagen said Thursday it is looking for three billion euros ($3.8 billion) in new savings to help fund its pivot towards electric vehicles, adding that it could... more
Electrifying transportation in Trikala, Greece  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
An EU project will deploy 10 new light electric vehicles in smart city Trikala to show citizens the benefits of driving three- and four-wheel electric vehicles in urban areas. more
An app for operating a self-driving car  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) and IT Engineering, a Korean electric vehicle producer, have jointly developed a smartphone software package for calling and moving a self-driving car with voice recognition. more
Widespread decrease in wind energy resources found over the Northern Hemisphere  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
As climate change is becoming a greater matter of concern, efforts on mitigation are being undertaken by the world community. Developing clean and renewable energy is... more
Researchers examine competing states in high-temperature superconductors  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
High-temperature superconductors can transport electrical energy without resistance. Researchers at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) have carried out high-resolution inelastic X-ray scattering and have found that high uniaxial pressure induces a long-range charge order... more
High pressure orders electrons  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
High-temperature superconductors can transport electrical energy without resistance. Researchers have carried out high-resolution inelastic x-ray scattering and have found that high uniaxial pressure induces a long-range charge order competing with superconductivity. Their study opens up new insights into the behavior... more
Science: High pressure orders electrons  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
High-temperature superconductors can transport electrical energy without resistance. Researchers have carried out high-resolution inelastic x-ray scattering and have found that high uniaxial pressure induces a long-range charge order competing with superconductivity. Their study opens up new insights into... more
Scientists study impact of lithium dendrites on cathode materials  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Rechargeable lithium (Li) batteries are the most widely used energy storage devices found in consumer electronics and electric vehicles today. There are challenges, though, to optimizing their capacity, recyclability, and... more
How Police Used Tesla System to Halt a Sleeping Driver's Car  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
California police pulled alongside the gray Model S on U.S. 101 and saw that the driver was asleep. more
Calif. police use Tesla system to halt sleeping man's car  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
The Autopilot system on a Telsa Model S may have helped the California Highway Patrol stop the car after its driver fell asleep on a freeway more
Faraday Future furloughs hundreds more employees as it runs low on cash  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Electric car startup Faraday Future plans to furlough hundreds more employees as a result of an ongoing cash crunch during a battle with its... more
Superpedestrian’s follow-up to the Copenhagen Wheel is a ride-sharing scooter  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Superpedestrian, which you might remember from the Copenhagen Wheel, is getting into electric scooter ridesharing. But... more
Audi to spend nearly $16 billion on self-driving car tech, electrification through 2023  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Audi, the Germany luxury automaker under VW Group, said Tuesday it will invest 14 billion euros ($15.95 billion) over the next five... more
CHP may have used Tesla Autopilot to stop speeding car  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The California Highway Patrol says it may have used the Autopilot system of a Tesla to stop the car after its driver fell asleep. more
A bastard seal from the past reveals the potential for human hybrids  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Almost 90 years ago on a freezing January morning, the keepers of the Stockholm Zoo in Sweden discovered a dead seal pup in their... more
NASA's InSight Lander on Mars Just Set a Solar Power Record!  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
During its full first day on Mars, NASA's solar-powered InSight lander generated more electrical power in one day than any previous Mars vehicle has, mission team... more
Automakers give the Chinese government access to location data of electric cars  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
China’s government has spent the last few years pressuring automakers and citizens to adopt hybrid and electric vehicles to cut into the country’s pollution... more
Alfa Romeo to add Jeep Compass-based SUV - Roadshow  CNET · 2 weeks
Alfa’s new crossover will slot below the Stelvio and offer plug-in hybrid power. more
California wildfire emissions equal year of power pollution  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says wildfires in California in 2018 released roughly the same amount of carbon emissions as are produced each year to provide electricity to the state more
Coal is still king in global power production  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Coal remains the most widely used means of electricity production in the world. It also happens to be the biggest emitter of climate-changing carbon dioxide of any fuel. more
In China, Your Car Could Be Reporting Its Location to the Government  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
More than 200 manufacturers, including Tesla, Volkswagen, BMW, Daimler, Ford, General Motors, Nissan, Mitsubishi and US-listed electric vehicle start-up NIO, transmit position information and... more
Tesco and VW plan free electric car charging points  BBC · 2 weeks
Customers can leave electric cars to charge while shopping, under a partnership with Volkswagen. more
The best deal on wire-free earbuds so far: Just $26.45 - CNET  CNET · 3 weeks
These aren't my absolute favorite, but they're surprisingly good for the price. Plus: This top-rated electric toothbrush is $50 at Target but $19 here.... more
As GM cuts in US, Fiat Chrysler invests in Italian plants  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said Thursday that its plants in Italy would return to full employment with a 5 billion-euro ($5.7 billion) investment in new cars and... more
China's electric vehicle monitoring raises surveillance fear  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Electric vehicles sold in China are giving real-time data to the government, providing a powerful surveillance tool without drivers' knowledge more
If your Tesla knows where you are, China may too  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Electric vehicles sold in China are giving real-time data to the government, providing a powerful surveillance tool without drivers' knowledge more
Electric vehicles send real-time data to Chinese government  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Electric vehicles sold in China are giving real-time data to the government, providing a powerful surveillance tool without drivers' knowledge more
In China, your car could be talking to the government  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Automakers selling electric vehicles in China send information about the location of cars to the government _ potentially adding to the tools available to President Xi Jinping as... more
Electric Audi E-Tron GT coming in 2020 with 249-mile range video - Roadshow  CNET · 3 weeks
Audi's line of electrified vehicles gains a new member with the Los Angeles debut of the E-Tron GT Concept, slated for production... more
Audi’s E-Tron GT concept is a 590-horsepower electric sedan powered by Porsche  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
Just two months after the debut of its first electric car, the E-Tron SUV, Audi has announced a new EV called the E-Tron GT... more
Audi’s e-tron GT concept is an all-electric sedan with some Porsche DNA  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Audi is making room in its electric future for more than SUVs or crossovers. After a string of teasers, the German automaker finally unveiled... more
Get to work with the VW I.D. Buzz Cargo - Roadshow  CNET · 3 weeks
If VW is going to run electric race cars, why shouldn't the support vehicles be EVs, too? more
'Internet of electricity' and zero-carbon molecules will help decarbonise Europe – report  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
An 'internet of electricity," zero-carbon cities and turning European soils into carbon sinks are among a slew of ambitious ideas to decarbonise our society... more
Porsche shows off new edition of mainstay 911 sports car  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Porsche says its future is in electric cars but for now it is rolling out a more powerful version of its internal combustion mainstay, the sleek 911 sports... more
ChargePoint raises $240 million to serve an anticipated flood of electric vehicles  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Electric vehicle charging network ChargePoint has raised $240 million in a Series H funding round that attracted a diverse group of investors from the... more
Watch Audi, Italdesign and Airbus design and test an autonomous flying taxi  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Germany automaker Audi, Airbus and Italdesign presented Tuesday a scaled-down version of its vision of the future: a drone that can pluck the cab... more
Rivian debuts an electric pickup and SUV designed to look good while getting dirty  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Rivian has kept a relatively low profile since the automotive startup with Midwestern roots launched in 2009. Those days are... more
Putting hybrid-electric aircraft performance to the test  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Although hybrid-electric cars are becoming commonplace, similar technology applied to airplanes comes with significantly different challenges. Aerospace engineers are addressing some of them toward the development of a more sustainable alternative to fossil fuels... more
Rivian’s R1S SUV looks like an all-electric Land Rover  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
One day after unveiling its first vehicle at the Los Angeles Auto Show — an electric pickup truck... more
VW turned its electric cargo van concept into a race support vehicle  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
VW Group has put a new spin on its all-electric I.D. Buzz Cargo van concept. This time, the German automaker has reimagined the concept... more
Quip raises another $40 million for dental care products and services  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Quip, the dental care startup that got its start selling electric toothbrushes directly to consumers, has raised $40 million. The money comes in the form of... more
GM’s Oshawa closure raises questions on Canada’s future in green auto sector: experts  Global News · 3 weeks
After more than 60 years, General Motors announced Monday it's closing its Oshawa, Ont., plant, saying the company is focusing on electric... more
GM plans to cut more than 14,000 jobs, close factories as downturn looms  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
First, came the voluntary buyouts. Now, GM is ramping up its belt-tightening measures with cuts to factory and white-collar workers, plant closures... more
Sark electricity: The Channel Island that could lose its power  BBC · 3 weeks
The Channel Island of Sark has no cars or streetlights - and by the end of the week might have no electricity either. more
Tesla was weeks away from going bust - Elon Musk  Sky News · 3 weeks
Elon Musk has admitted Tesla was within weeks of going bust earlier this year as it attempted to increase its electric car production. more
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