90% of Truck CO2 Emissions Could be Captured and Liquified into Fuel

Researchers at EPFL have patented capturing CO2 directly from a trucks’ exhaust system and liquefying it in a box on the vehicle’s roof. The liquid CO2 is then delivered to a service station, where it is turned into conventional fuel using renewable energy. This could cut trucks’ CO2 emissions by almost 90%. They plan to …

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Bell Unveiled a Full Scale VTOL Air Taxi at CES and Elon Says the 2020 Tesla Roadster Will Be Able to Fly

The SpaceX option package for new Tesla Roadster will include ~10 small rocket thrusters arranged seamlessly around car. These rocket engines dramatically improve acceleration, top speed, braking and cornering. Maybe they will even allow a Tesla to fly. Elon and Tesla are serious about putting in cold air thrusters. SpaceX cold gas thrusters in place …

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Tesla Will Soon Be Able to Self-Drive from Home to Work and Obey Traffic Lights

Tesla’s self-driving autopilot is already testing driving with traffic lights, stop signs and roundabouts. Your Tesla will soon be able to go from your garage at home to parking at work with no driver input at all. Already testing traffic lights, stop signs & roundabouts in development software. Your Tesla will soon be able to …

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Tesla Autopilot used to remotely switch parking spots

A Tesla owner used the current autonomous driving and parking capabilities to remotely change parking spots. With Smart Summon, the Tesla car can navigate more complex environments and parking spaces, maneuvering around objects as necessary to come find you. The summon feature is engaged through the Tesla mobile app or through the Model S and …

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Tesla is staying public at this time

Most of Tesla’s existing shareholders believe Tesla is better off as a public company. Elon Musk is leaving Tesla as a private company for now. Given the feedback I’ve received, it’s apparent that most of Tesla’s existing shareholders believe we are better off as a public company. Additionally, a number of institutional shareholders have explained …

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Kalashnikov has made a laughable electric “super car” based upon a car symbolic of occupied east germany

Kalashnikov has an electric car that uses the styling of a car symbolic of occupied East Germany. The Trabant became a symbol of the technological and social backwardness of the East German state. The new electric version has 220 kW, cruising range is 350 km and 6 seconds to accelerate from 0 to 100 km …

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Sila Nanotechnologies Silicon anodes will improve lithium ion batteries by up to 40%

Sila Nanotechnologies has silicon-dominant anode products that drop into existing battery manufacturing processes, replace graphite entirely, and deliver significantly higher energy density at the cell-level with lower swelling. Sila Nanotechnologies emerged from stealth mode last month, partnering with BMW to put the company’s silicon-based anode materials in at least some of the German automaker’s electric …

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