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economic impactBrexit getting closer

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Brexit is currently scheduled to end its transition period in December 2020. Brexit is the British exit from the European Union. Theresa May’s cabinet meets later on Wednesday to approve or reject the text of a draft withdrawal agreement drawn …

asiaTesla scaling up rollout in Europe and Asia

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Tesla sent out invitations to reservation holders living in Germany, France, Sweden, Norway, Italy, and Belgium. A significant number of Tesla cars will be made for Europe and Asia in the first quarter of 2019. Da domani #Model3 al #Tesla …

asiaWorld economic change to 2040 is Asia from South America to Southern Europe level

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The World economic transformation over the next twenty years is Asia moving past South America in the next five years on per capita income. Most of China moving to Southern European levels by 2030. Southern Asia (India, Indonesia) reaching South …

canadaTerrestrial Energy is a leader in commercializing next gen nuclear technology

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Terrestrial Energy is leading the way to getting regulatory approvals for its molten salt fission reactor design and has built up an industrial board representing 10 of the largest Nuclear Reactor companies for advice it on its path to market. …

carsBad drivers and very low accident costs will help China win with self-driving cars

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China has said it will ban gas and diesel cars in the near future. Many expect China to ban new non-electric cars in 2030. Car manufacturers recognize they cannot compete with combustion engine cars in China. They are the largest …

austriaAustria will let electric cars drive faster, use bus lanes and get free parking

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Austria is allowing electric cars to drive at 130 kilometers per hour (80 mph) instead of 100 kilometers per hour (60 mph) on the IG-L highway. This affects 440 kilometers of highway. The next step is to open bus lanes …

europeFree medical fertility and bribes could boost Japan’s population in 2100 by 50%

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In 2006, Japan had predicted its total fertility could fall to 1.16 in 2020 but pro-child policies increased total fertility to 1.46 in 2015. Japan’s fertility reached a record low at 1.26-lifetime births per woman in 2005. A comprehensive free …

chinaChinese tech firm bids to purchase dutch chip-maker Nexperia

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Wingtech Technology is acquiring Dutch chip maker Nexperia for 25.2 billion yuan (US$3.6 billion). This deal needs US approval. Nexperia is a dedicated global leader in Discretes, Logic and MOSFETs devices. Originally part of Philips, they became a business unit …

carsVolkswagen has bet $30 billion to start beating Tesla in 2020

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Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess has promised the NEO electric car in 2020 with 400 kilometer (250 mile) range at a price of $28,000. Volkswagen has invested $30 billion into electric cars and batteries. They are building a large plant in …

europeOvzon fourth client SpaceX Falcon Heavy launches

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Swedish company, Ovzon, has entered into an agreement with SpaceX for launch of Ovzon’s first GEO satellite. The launch is expected to take place no earlier than Q4 2020. The next step for the company is to finalize the procurement …