User: newstrust Topic: Green Technology
Category: Specific-Tech :: Cars
Last updated: Oct 31 2020 07:36 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Climate change: You've got cheap data, how about cheap power too? 31.10.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
The iPhone transformed mobile phones in just 10 years. Could green energy see a similar revolution?
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Aston Martin: Mercedes to take 20% stake in luxury brand 28.10.2020 BBC: Business
The German company will also provide the struggling British luxury marque with electric car technology.
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U.S. Bureau of Land Management sued over plans for southwest Colorado 28.10.2020 Denver Post: Local
Environmental groups on Tuesday asked a judge to overturn a land-use plan for southwestern Colorado approved under the tenure of a Trump administration official who was later removed from a leadership post by court order.
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The explosive problem of 'zombie' batteries 26.10.2020 BBC: Front Page
Batteries that power mobile phones and other devices are causing fires because they are not disposed of properly.
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Climate change: Technology no silver bullet, experts tell PM 25.10.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
Boris Johnson's techno-optimism ignores the need for big societal changes, experts warn.
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Shaken up by Trump, automakers weigh what Biden win would mean 23.10.2020 Chicago Tribune: Business
A Biden administration would be likely to restore aggressive Obama-era emission targets that Trump has tried to roll back. In addition, the former vice president would likely put more of Washington’s focus on electric and autonomous cars going forward
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Some Tesla drivers may start testing ‘full self-driving’ software this weekend. Here’s a look at the hype — and the safety fears. 23.10.2020 Chicago Tribune: Business
Buried on Tesla's website is a disclaimer that the $8,000 system doesn’t make the vehicles autonomous and drivers still have to supervise it.
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Tesla scores a profit for the fifth straight quarter 22.10.2020 LA Times: Business

Tesla extended its streak of profitable quarters to five, but those profits still depend on emission credit sales, which will lose value as more automakers sell electric cars.

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Tesla shrugs off pandemic as sales hit new record 22.10.2020 BBC: Business
The electric carmaker has recorded its fifth quarter of profit in a row.
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Denver police ask for help ID’ing people connected to fatal hit-and-run that killed California youth leader 21.10.2020 Denver Post: Local
Family members at a news conference Tuesday said it's possible Christopher Patton, who was Black, was targeted because of his race and because he was wearing a mask with "Black Lives Matter" written on it. Patton's family and friends are frustrated with the pace of the Denver Police Department's investigation into the incident, Denver attorney Qusair Mohamedbhai said.
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Extreme E adds scientists to paddock of drivers and teams 20.10.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
Extreme E are inviting applications from scientists to conduct ocean based research aboard their 'floating paddock', the St Helena.
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Sir James Dyson to sell Singapore penthouse at a loss 19.10.2020 BBC: World
The British tycoon has reportedly accepted a $62m offer for the massive penthouse one year after buying it.
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Why the US election could decide battle against climate change 18.10.2020 BBC: Front Page
Who next occupies the White House could be decisive in the battle to limit global warming.
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Elon Musk’s plan for express transit to O’Hare went nowhere, but Boring Co. says concept could happen in Vegas 15.10.2020 Chicago Tribune: Business
The proposed Vegas Loop would connect downtown Las Vegas to the newly opened Allegiant Stadium, a distance of about 7 miles. A connection to McCarran International Airport is also being considered.
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EU to reject UK plea for Brexit electric car deal 14.10.2020 BBC: Business
The European Union is about to formally reject a UK plea for special allowances for exports of electric cars.
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Could your car keep you safe from COVID-19? 13.10.2020 LA Times: Business

Automakers including Volvo and Lincoln are rolling out advanced filtration systems — and Chinese carmaker Geely has announced it will make cars with "comprehensive virus protection." Could they entice wealthy consumers worried about the coronavirus?

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Covid: 'I don't want them to take my cab' 12.10.2020 BBC: Business
Taxi drivers with new electric cabs are struggling to meet loan payments and say they need more help.
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Carmakers compete to keep you entertained 9.10.2020 BBC: Front Page
Cars are not software on wheels yet, but the tech is heading that way as owners demand more features.
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Amazon unveils prototype of Rivian-built electric delivery van 8.10.2020 Chicago Tribune: Business
Amazon unveiled a prototype Thursday of one of three electric vehicles being developed in partnership with startup EV truck manufacturer Rivian.
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Column: Auto dealers face a business disruption as EVs are poised to gain market share 6.10.2020 LA Times: Business

Electric vehicles will upend the business of selling cars. How will dealers respond?

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