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Tesla Close To Testing Self-Driving Semi Truck, Going By Emails Between Tesla & Nevada DMV

Tesla is getting closer to the point of testing a long-haul, self-driving electric semi truck, going by recent emails between the company and the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles that Reuters reported on. How much closer? It's hard to say, especially when one considers the economic hurdles that would have to be surpassed for long-haul […] Tesla Close To Testing Self-Driving Semi …

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BMW Electrified Vehicle Sales Top 50,000 (2017 Sales Through July)

With a fairly broad "green" array — eclectic blend of attractive electrified vehicles — the BMW Group is apparently the world's 3rd biggest plug-in car manufacturer. With the best ever July for BMW Group, the company's total plug-in car sales through July surpassed 50,000. "Year-to-date electrified sales increase 74.8% to 50,711," a press release from the Bavarian auto manufacturer stated

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Tests Confirm Massive Nuclear Fusion Machine is Effective

The world of technology is ever evolving, and the latest research findings confirm that Germany's Massive Nuclear Fusion Machine is in fact real, with an amazing potential to harness the Sun's power. For the first time in 2015, Germany fired up a new version of massive nuclear fusion reactor, which successfully withstood a burning blob of hot helium plasma. This post was originally published on

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XING Mobility Miss R & Miss E Promise Electric Track Fun On Street

Somewhere in the comments on the MG E-Motion Concept story, longtime reader Benjamin Nead (@benjamin_nead) asked how come we don't we have sport electric vehicle (EV) cars anymore. While electric sedans are great and electric SUVs are interesting, seriously, where are the fun electric Roadsters today? The XING Mobility MISS R & MISS E hopes to answer that question XING Mobility …

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Eliminating Energy Star Could Benefit Trump Properties

Los Angeles Times: How Killing Energy Star Could Benefit Trump Financially Among the more puzzling cuts in the Trump administration budget proposal is the one that eliminates all funding for the popular -- and cost-effective -- Energy Star program, which awards its vaunted label to products and properties that utilize the most …

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Hazelwood Power Station’s Toxic Era Comes to an End

Situated in Victoria's Latrobe Valley, Hazelwood Power Station has been one of the worst carbon-polluting electricity generators in the world for almost 50 years—but now it's history. Hazelwood Power Station's eight generation units were finally shut off as it ceased operations on March 29. Established somewhere between 1964 and 1971, Hazelwood has since its inception been powered by brown coal which resulted in atrocious levels of carbon emissions alongside carbon …

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Tesla Model 3 + Semi + Pickup … 100% Renewable Chicago … (Top 20 CleanTechnica Stories of the Week)

Been busy with Easter or other things? Perhaps you weren't able to read all 154 articles we published last week? Below were the 20 that got the most eyeballs, so check them out in case some cool ones slipped through. You'll never guess which Silicon Valley company dominated the charts! Tesla Model 3 + Semi + Pickup … 100% Renewable Chicago … (Top 20 …

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Rick Perry Wants to Know If Wind and Solar Are Killing Coal

The head of the Department of Energy wants to know if all of those renewable energy policies cropping up around the country are guilty of hastening the demise of coal and nuclear. Energy Secretary Rick Perry spelled out these concerns Friday in a memo to his chief of staff, which was rapidly obtained by

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Germany Increased Electric Car Charging Points 27% In 2016

The vitality and satisfaction of early EV adopters keeps on increasing. A vast market of electric car enthusiasts is prompting companies to offer more electric cars and more charging stations. Cleaner air, quieter roads, quieter neighborhoods, and precision autonomous features are where it's at. With all the new varieties, growing ranges, and broadening styles of EVs, consumers see more charging spots at community places as important to their new lives