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Coal’s back, European cities axe gas and diesel, Range Rover P400e, Tesla Model X recalled: The Week in Reverse

Which European cities are rapidly putting the brakes on gasoline and diesel cars? It's an increasingly long list. What Obama-era energy initiative does the EPA (not exactly living up to the P in its name) intend to axe? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending on Friday, October...

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Electric Sun Flyer 4 Goes From Two To Four Seats

The two-seat electric airplane Sun Flyer announced that it added a couple of seats, and we can't believe we missed it! Electric Sun Flyer 4 Goes From Two To Four Seats was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers:

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Panasonic Expecting To Launch Commercial Self-Driving Vehicle Products By 2022

Panasonic Corporation execs are planning to launch the company's autonomous driving system in commercial vehicles by as early as 2022, according to recent reports Panasonic Expecting To Launch Commercial Self-Driving Vehicle Products By 2022 was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from …

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Will Norway Pass The Newly Proposed “Tesla Tax?”

The new draft 2018 budget put forward by Norway's ruling minority government includes a provision to reduce the incentives on offer for especially heavy plug-in electric vehicles — primarily as a means of cutting support for large, heavy, luxury offerings. Image: Tesla Model S and Model X Supercharging in Norway. © Jacek Fior Unsurprisingly, the [&hellip Will Norway Pass The Newly Proposed “Tesla Tax?” was …

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Norway Considers A “Tesla Tax” On Some Electric Cars

Conservatives in Norway are proposing a new fee for electric cars that weigh more than 2 tons. Opponents call it a "Tesla Tax." Norway Considers A “Tesla Tax” On Some Electric Cars was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers:

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3 Tesla Unveilings: Model 3 — July, Tesla Semi — Sept, Tesla Pickup — 18–24 Months (#ElonTweets)

Tesla CEO Elon Musk just revealed a number of things on Twitter that will surely be of interest to many of you reading this. ... For one, we now know for sure that the "final unveiling" event for the Tesla Model 3 will take place in July — to roughly coincide with the beginning of Model 3 production, seemingly 3 Tesla Unveilings: Model 3 — July, Tesla Semi — …

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Honda Clarity EV & Plug-In Hybrid Just Introduced In New York

The Honda Clarity is to Honda what the Hyundai Ioniq is to Hyundai — a single chassis that can accommodate several different powertrains. For Hyundai, that means a hybrid, a plug-in hybrid, and a fully battery-electric version built on the same platform. For Honda, it means a fuel cell, a plug-in hybrid, and a fully battery-electric version are available, all based on the same platform

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Workhorse Electric Truck (with Range Extender) Has Stunning Specs

A representative from Workhorse reached out to Gas2 and CleanTechnica this morning via email to share some preliminary specifications for its upcoming W-15, which it believes is the first plug-in, range-extended pickup truck built from the ground up by an original equipment manufacturer. The Workhorse W-15 electric truck is specifically designed to meet the needs of commercial fleet operators. The representative also forwarded two photos of the chassis without the bodywork

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DHL (Deutsche Post) To Double Electric Delivery Van Production

Disruption is a beautiful thing. DHL — known in Europe as Deutsche Post — is one of the largest delivery companies in the world. When it wanted to reduce is carbon footprint by using battery-powered electric delivery vans, it approached several major manufacturers and asked them to supply it with vehicles that met its needs. Not possible, the manufacturers all said. Too expensive. Not enough volume to make it worth our while

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MIT Quarter Century Club welcomes new members for 2017

The MIT Quarter Century Club (QCC), comprising staff and faculty members with 25 years of employment at the Institute, inducted 99 new members at a March 13 ceremony at the Samberg Conference Center. This year's class includes 77 inductees from the Cambridge campus and 22 from Lincoln Laboratory. The late Sergeant John Carr of the MIT Police was inducted as an honorary member. In addition, the club recognized 38 members who mark their 50-year anniversary with MIT …

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Looking ahead to the future of computer-driven cars

The field of transportation is undergoing a seismic shift with the introduction of autonomous driving — or computer-driven cars. Computer vision scientist and Mobileye co-founder Amnon Shashua PhD '93 described the challenges associated with this technology in a talk last month hosted by MIT's Center for Brains, Minds and Machines (CBMM). The technology behind computer driven cars, Shashua

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Camping In A Tesla Model S, Or Tesla Model 3?

Given the large size of the Tesla Model S, it's all-electric nature, and the option of a generous panoramic roof, it shouldn't be too surprising that some owners have taken to occasionally using their car as a mobile tent/hotel pod. After all, why not? The battery packs are large enough that you can leave the [&hellip Camping In A Tesla Model S, Or Tesla Model 3? was originally published on

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Hydrogen cost could equal 50-cent gasoline, with renewable energy: study

Hydrogen fuel-cell cars face an uphill battle toward mass adoption. Both cars and fueling infrastructure need to be made widely available before large numbers of consumers can seriously consider switching from gasoline to hydrogen. But under certain circumstances, hydrogen could prove very attractive to consumers for one simple reason. DON'T MISS...

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Plugless’s Wireless Tesla Charger In Action (Video)

Those getting impatient for Plugless's (Evatran's) wireless Tesla Model S charger to hit the market may be interested in taking a gander at the new video posted below — which shows the offering in action. The video was passed along to us here at CleanTechnica a couple of days ago. Enjoy. Notably, the email sent to [&hellip Plugless's Wireless Tesla Charger In Action (Video) was originally …

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Analysis Finds Wind Could Replace 6,000 Gigawatt-Hours of Coal in Colorado

In 2004, Colorado voters passed an initiative establishing, for the first time, a renewable energy standard (RES) through a popular vote. The legislative declaration for the initiative, Amendment 37, started with: “In order to save consumers and businesses money...” and concluded with the idea that renewable energy should be developed to the “maximum practicable extent." …

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Porsche 911 won’t get electric, hybrid versions any time soon

Porsche is among the cadre of German luxury carmakers adding all-electric and plug-in hybrid models to their lineups to better compete with Tesla Motors. The Porsche Mission E electric-car concept that debuted at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show last year is scheduled to enter production by the end of the decade. Porsche also previously offered the...

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How Kokam Designed the Battery for Solar Impulse’s Historic Flight Around the World

BusinessGreen: The Firm Behind Solar Impulse's Extraordinary Battery Last month, solar-powered plane Solar Impulse landed back in Abu Dhabi, completing the final leg of its historic round-the-world trip a year and a half after first setting off. However, the pioneering plane famously faced more than a little turbulence on the journey: it was grounded …