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Category: Smart Transport

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Apple aims to buy McLaren Technology Group, Financial Times report claims

Apple aims to buy McLaren Technology Group, Financial Times report claims

A report in the Financial Times claims that Apple is negotiating a possible purchase of McLaren Technology Group.

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Tesla software update 8.0 revamps interface, enhances owner experience & safety for all vehicles

Tesla software update 8.0 revamps interface, enhances owner experience & safety for all vehicles

Software update 8.0 kicks off a significant over-the-air overhaul of the Tesla touchscreen and introduces the biggest UI revamp since the launch of Model S.

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No, cutting your car's carbon emissions won't cost you more

No, cutting your car’s carbon emissions won’t cost you more

Research shows that the introduction of emission standards for light vehicles has considerable benefits for motorists and Australia more broadly.

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What is seven times Zero? A highly-charged electric motorbike gathering

What is seven times Zero? A highly-charged electric motorbike gathering

The Kramer experiment – flying through the air on sweet winding roads on our Zeros, and our 100% electric motorbike trip.

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Video of the Day: World's first manned solar helicopter flight

Video of the Day: World’s first manned solar helicopter flight

University of Maryland students say they have achieved an aviation first, getting their manned, solar powered helicopter off the ground.

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GM’s Bolt to take on Tesla, Norway and Germany link wind with hydro storage

GM’s Bolt to take on Tesla, Norway and Germany link wind with hydro storage

GM is set to take on Tesla with its Chevy Bolt electric car. Meanwhile, big developments in offshore wind and battery storage.

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Four reasons why electric vehicles may take off in Australia

Four reasons why electric vehicles may take off in Australia

The cost of the vehicle, the cost of infrastructure and recharging, as well as the fate of petrol refineries may influence the uptake of EVs in Australia.

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Could jet fuel grow on trees? ANU finds promise in Australian gum-leaf

Could jet fuel grow on trees? ANU finds promise in Australian gum-leaf

Eucalyptus oils from certain gum tree species could be refined to make high energy jet fuel, an ANU study has found.

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Tesla wins contract for largest lithium-ion battery storage installation in world

Tesla wins contract for largest lithium-ion battery storage installation in world

Tesla wins contract to install 20MW/80MWh Powerpack for Southern California Edison Mira Loma Substation.

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Tesla turns to radar to upgrade safety on EV autopilot

Tesla turns to radar to upgrade safety on EV autopilot

Tesla’s Elon Musk says suite of updates to Tesla’s Autopilot system, including an increased reliance on radar technology, a “threefold improvement in safety.”

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Chevy Bolt to feature over-the-air software updates

Chevy Bolt to feature over-the-air software updates

Chevy Bolt is keeping with its “next-gen” status and matches Tesla with the introduction of over-the-air software update feature.