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Renault Trucks & Groupe Delanchy Unveil All-Electric Refrigerated Box Truck For Produce Deliveries

A new all-electric, refrigerated box truck designed for fresh produce delivery has been developed, and now unveiled, by Renault Trucks and Groupe Delanchy. The new zero-emission, 13-tonne experimental truck will be used by Groupe Delanchy to deliver fresh produce to France's largest covered food market — Les Halles de Lyon Paul Bocuse in Lyon

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Samsung SM3 ZE Electric Car Gets More Range, Comes With No Weight Penalty

The search for better electric car batteries focuses on factors like price, size, and weight. This week, Samsung announced at the annual Korean auto show that it has increased the size of the battery in its SM3 ZE to 36 kWh — enough to boost range by 57% to 132 miles — with no increase in the weight of the vehicle. That's a remarkable achievement

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Poor Countries Should Have A Say In Geoengineering Activities Of Rich Countries, Report Argues

As poor countries are likely to be the ones most negatively affected by possible efforts to geoengineer as a means of mitigating the worst effects of anthropogenic climate change, they should have a say in global discussions on the matter, according to a new report from London-based Overseas Development Institute (ODI)

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Mahindra Working Towards Sale Of EVs In US (Possibly Under Pininfarina Or Ssangyong Brands)

The India-based auto manufacturer Mahindra & Mahindra is now working towards the release of electric vehicle models in the US — possibly under the Italian design house label Pininfarina and/or the Korean utility vehicle label Ssangyong Motor Co — following the opening of a new North American headquarters outside of Detroit earlier this week, company chairman Anand Mahindra has revealed. (You might say the lions are circling the wagon.)

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Statoil To Focus On Development Of “Clean” Light-Crude Oil, CEO Says (To Focus On Fossil Fuel Extraction For Decades To Come)

While a rapid, wholesale move away from fossil fuel dependence would be required if extreme anthropogenic climate warming and instability was to be avoided to any real degree, that fact truly doesn't seem to have sunk in for many of those in the world now. The strategy being taken by most people seems to amount to pretending that there's nothing wrong, and hoping that they will be dead before severe impacts begin hitting the "developed" world