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Category: Other Good Stuff

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Dumas, VW sets new EV speed record at Goodwood

Dumas, VW sets new EV speed record at Goodwood

French professional auto driver sets an all new record for electric cars at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in the UK.

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Renewables overtake coal as Germany’s most important power source

Renewables overtake coal as Germany’s most important power source

Renewables become Germany’s single largest electricity source ahead of coal. But experts warn the milestone must be taken with a pinch of salt.

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Western Sydney Uni solar car wins first leg of American Solar Challenge

Western Sydney Uni solar car wins first leg of American Solar Challenge

Students from Western Sydney University Solar Car Team have won the first stage of the biannual American Solar Challenge race.

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A gas cartel run amok

A gas cartel run amok

Producers continued to starve the domestic market while making super profits off consumers.

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Meanwhile, California slashes emissions to below 1990 levels

Meanwhile, California slashes emissions to below 1990 levels

California’s greenhouse gas emissions have fallen to 1990 levels, well ahead of the state’s 2020 target date.

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Rapid rise of UK electric vehicles sees National Grid double its 2040 forecast

Rapid rise of UK electric vehicles sees National Grid double its 2040 forecast

National Grid says rapid rise of EVs will help the UK shift towards more renewable and low-carbon electricity generation.

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Australia ranked worst in world on climate action

Australia ranked worst in world on climate action

Australia’s exported greenhouse emissions are higher per person than even Saudi Arabia’s.

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Three revolutions and the future of cars: An interview with Dr. Dan Sperling

Three revolutions and the future of cars: An interview with Dr. Dan Sperling

Abby Figueroa sat down with Dr. Sperling to discuss the future of transportation and his book Three Revolutions: Steering Automated, Shared, and Electric Vehicles to a Better Future.

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Electric Mini in works as BMW signs China EV factory deal

Electric Mini in works as BMW signs China EV factory deal

BMW Group seals deal with China’s Great Wall Group to build state-of-the art EV factory in Jiangsu Province.

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Qld breakthrough could make EV batteries cheaper, cleaner

Qld breakthrough could make EV batteries cheaper, cleaner

A University of Queensland process for extracting and transforming metals needed for EV batteries could cut their carbon footprint – and manufacturing costs.

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Berlin buyers exhaust EV cargo bike funding in just one day

Berlin buyers exhaust EV cargo bike funding in just one day

In Berlin, a flood of applications have exhausted an e-bike purchase incentive fund after just one day.