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Amazon Makes The Largest Order of Rivian Electric Vans

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05 Jul 2020
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If financing from Ford Motor Co. and Amazon.com Inc. weren’t reason enough to take notice of Rivian Automotive Inc., a six-figure order declared by Jeff Bezos, the Amazon Chief Executive, has raised the electric-vehicle start-up — all before its first churned out  SUV or truck has rolled off the assembly line.   The billionaire publicized plans…

Mercedes Benz Also Jumps On The Electric Scooter Bandwagon

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28 Jun 2020
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For metropolitans, electric scooters have become a standard mode of transportation. Keeping cars in a city can be difficult. Parking isn’t easily available, traffic congestion is frequent, and journeys are usually only a few miles in length, making the trouble of paying for gas, insurance, parking, and the car itself too much of an issue. For…

Hydrogen – The Future Fuel Of Vehicles, But Where Is It

Hydrogen – The Future Fuel Of Vehicles, But Where Is It?

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20 Jun 2020
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Just a few years ago, hydrogen and battery electric vehicles were both excitedly competing to become the future of the automobile. The gurus were split on which alternative would arise triumphantly and save us all from our fossil-fuel overlords. The Japanese automakers in specific have always been major supporters of hydrogen fuel as the perfect…

Waymo introduces self-driving cars ‘Waymo One’

Waymo Introduces Self-Driving Cars ‘Waymo One’

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10 Jun 2020
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The former Google self-driving project named Waymo (parent company Alphabet) is launching a commercial robotaxi service in the Phoenix locality. Titled ‘Waymo One,’ this is a turning point for the company and the nascent self-driving tech industry, however, it’s accompanied by exceptions. Not everyone will be access the Waymo One self-driving car service, and the…

5 ways an Electric Bike Will Transform Your Life

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08 Apr 2020
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The age of the electric bike is here.   You may not understand it, but electric bikes are the future. Ebike sales hit the roof by 91% from 2017 to 2018, and some commentators expect 130 million electric bikes to be travelling around the U.S. by 2023—far overtaking the number of electric cars and trucks predictable to be on…

EHang to Try Its Electric Passenger Drones in Spain and Norway

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21 Mar 2020
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The development of air taxis powers on through.   The Chinese aviation startup EHang has unveiled its vision of future air taxis by introducing two-person electric drones.   The company just got its operational flight permit from the Norwegian Civil Aviation Society for its EHang 216 in Norway and has got into a cooperation agreement with the administration of…

General Motors Steps In All-electric, Autonomous Vehicle Zone, Challenging Tesla

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05 Mar 2020
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General Motors will spend over $20 billion through 2025 to beat Tesla in the all-electric and autonomous vehicles industry, quickly-growing market, reports CNBC.   General Motors moves into the electric vehicle game   This indicates GM’s biggest investment against doubters on Wall Street, who doubt the 110-year-old automaker can walk industrial water against Tesla, as the whole automotive industry hinges to all-electric and sustainable vehicles.  …

Spin Is Debuting In Europe, Eyeing The UK

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02 Mar 2020
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The Ford-owned scooter company Spin has make public that it is expanding to Europe, with plans to launch in many European cities including Germany before the end of the year.   The car constructor purchased the San Francisco-based start-up in November 2018 for an expected $100 million (£77 million) – though Spin won’t endorse the figure –…

Self-driving Shuttle Company Directed To Stop Carrying Passengers After Injury

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02 Mar 2020
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The DOT stops a shuttle operator on the same day it was condemned for being too hands-off   NHTSA (also known as The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) has partially suspended the US operations of France’s EasyMile after a passenger in Ohio was hurt while riding in one of the company’s self-driving shuttles. EasyMile can…

Modular e-boat cuts the high seas with Swiss Army knife adaptability

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15 Feb 2020
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The 26-foot (8-m) DC25 yacht proposal from DutchCraft is designed to do a bit of everything the modern-day sportsman and captain might demand from a center console boat. Employing simple deck-mounted rails, the boat easily converts from a breezy pleasure craft, to a fishing or sporty dive boat to a capable superyacht tender, to an…