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batteriesElectric bus travels over 1100 miles without recharging

A 40-foot (12.19-meter) electric bus from Proterra Inc traveled 1,101.2 miles (1,772.21 km) at low speed without recharging, cruising to a new electric vehicle range record, the California manufacturer said on Tuesday. Bus and truck companies are beginning to launch …

batteriesTesla Model 3 test drives for reservation holders start late 2017

Tesla model 3 reservation holders will be able to test drive the Model 3 in late 2017. The Model 3 will be able to accelerate from 0-60 MPH time of 5.6 seconds and the entry-level model will have a range …

batteriesMembraneless flow battery could allow electric car refueling by replacing electrolyzer

A technology developed by Purdue researchers could provide an “instantly rechargeable” method that is safe, affordable and environmentally friendly for recharging electric and hybrid vehicle batteries through a quick and easy process similar to refueling a car at a gas …

economic impactTesla plans 10-20 gigafactories which would eventually be about 12 to 24 million vehicles per year

Tesla had its annual shareholders meeting on June 6, 2017 and there were many big announcements in it. * Tesla is making a big push to expand its supercharger network of fast-charging stations—capable of adding enough charge to drive 170 …

electric carTesla stock could double if it can sell 1 million cars per year in 2020 while having a 13% margin

Stock analyst believe Tesla will have an easier time selling the Model 3, the rumored Model Y and other future products than the Model X. Tesla could reach an 80% price increase and a stock price of $566 if they …

chinaYou can run Android on Chromebooks via the Steam Client into CrossOver for Android

If you’re the proud owner of a Chromebook Pixel 2, or Acer R11, head on over to Settings > About Chrome OS > Check for and apply updates. Google released Android for Intel based ChromeBooks. AND CrossOver for Android installed …

batteriesMilitaries using technology to mimic civilian vehicles like realistic versions of Autobots will violate the Geneva Convention

Under article 37 of the 1949 Geneva conventions, ruses such as camouflage, decoys, mock operations and misinformation are all permitted however, complete disguising as a civilian is not. ‘Adaptiv’ technology uses cameras on-board the target, such as an armored …

batteriesCanada likely to drop purchase of 65 F-35 jets and save C$56-126 billion

Canada’s Prime Minister Elect Justin Trudeau vowed in September during the election campaign to open a fresh competition to replace Canada’s aging fighter jets, rather than continuing with the F-35 program. Justin Trudeau has also pledged to put a stop …

batteriesSimplified dangers around energy

I wrote an answer on Quora about the dangers of energy to the environment. I have written several articles that have looked at deaths per terawatt hour. Nuclear energy compares very favorably against other energy sources on that basis. I …

batteriesTowards pills that can mimick many of the benefits of exercise

Everyone knows that exercise improves health, and ongoing research continues to uncover increasingly detailed information on its benefits for metabolism, circulation, and improved functioning of organs such as the heart, brain, and liver. With this knowledge in hand, scientists may …