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World’s Largest Solar Power Plant Switched On

World’s Largest Solar Power Plant Switched On

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This is a headline you may well read more than once in the coming years. It is also possible that the subsequent world’s-largest-solar-plants may also be built not a million miles away from the current title holder. As of today, the Noor Abu Dhabi project with a total capacity of 1,177MW is the largest operational…

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A Solar Car With 725 Km Range! The Lightyear One May Be The Next Revolution In Mobility

A Solar Car With 725 Km Range! The Lightyear One May Be The Next Revolution In Mobility

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A long-time startup building solar powered vehicles has finally matured beyond the testing stage to a fully working solar energy driven car. Lightyear, known for Stella and Stella Lux to date, will add a new name to the portfolio – Lightyear One. And it is safe to say that this new solar powered car has…

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Germany is opening its first electric highway for trucks

Germany is opening its first electric highway for trucks

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Trucks are guzzling ever more diesel, polluting towns and cities and fueling climate change. Germany thinks it may have found the answer by using overhead lines to power big rigs. A system that allows trucks to draw electric power from overhead cables went into operation on 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) of the autobahn on Tuesday,…

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As China cuts support for its electric carmakers, auto firms could face a ‘war of attrition’

As China cuts support for its electric carmakers, auto firms could face a ‘war of attrition’

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WM Motor’s EX5 electric vehicle on display at the Consumer Electronics Show Asia in Shanghai in June 2019. If you walk around Shenzhen, one of China’s big technology hubs, you’ll notice all of the taxis are electric. In other major Chinese cities, so-called new energy vehicles are commonplace — with Tesla cars and other models…

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Waymo just signed a deal to make self-driving cars for use in France and Japan

Waymo just signed a deal to make self-driving cars for use in France and Japan

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Waymo unveils a self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivan in Detroit, Michigan, U.S. on January 8, 2017. Waymo has signed a deal with Renault and Nissan to develop self-driving cars and trucks for use in France, Japan and possibly other countries throughout Europe and much of Asia, the autonomous car company announced Thursday. It’s the first agreement…

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Do Robot Interviewers Eliminate Bias?

Do Robot Interviewers Eliminate Bias?

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In the fight against unconscious bias, Sweden experiments with AI – but will robotic interviewers really catch on? Meet your interviewer, Tengai: she’s friendly, observant, and did we mention she’s a robot? Tengai’s 16-inch glowing face sits on a table at eye level with the candidate. She smiles and blinks forming empathetic facial expressions as…

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Virtual assistants, VR headsets and app stores. How tech is changing cars

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It was all about autos at one of China’s top tech conferences this week. More than 80 companies showed off vehicle technology at the Consumer Electronics Show in Shanghai, filling two of the six conference halls and forming the largest product category at the annual gathering. China is the world’s biggest auto market, but it’s…

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Vera’s first assignment: Volvo Trucks presents an autonomous transport between a logistics centre and port

Vera’s first assignment: Volvo Trucks presents an autonomous transport between a logistics centre and port

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Volvo Trucks’ electric, connected and autonomous vehicle Vera will form part of an integrated solution to transport goods from a logistics centre to a port terminal in Gothenburg, Sweden. The assignment is a result of a new collaboration between Volvo Trucks and the ferry and logistics company, DFDS. Volvo Trucks’ autonomous and electric vehicle Vera…

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Japan sets carbon-neutral goal by 2050

Japan sets carbon-neutral goal by 2050

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Climate activists say Tokyo is moving too slowly and its continued use of coal undermines its objectives  Japan has joined Britain in pledging to become carbon neutral later this century, as the world races to prevent catastrophic climate change, but critics blasted Tokyo’s plan as unambitious. While Britain on Wednesday outlined plans for fast-track legislation…

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Flying cars get a lift from Denso and Honeywell

Flying cars get a lift from Denso and Honeywell

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A rendering of an air taxi whose development is being explored by American helicopter maker Bell. It is anticipated that the vehicles will rely on hybrid and electric propulsion systems to fly. Japanese automotive parts supplier Denso will join forces with Honeywell International to jointly develop electric and hybrid propulsion systems for flying passenger vehicles…

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