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Tesla will build ‘GigaTexas’ to crank out Cybertrucks

On the heels of another profitable quarter, despite a coronavirus-induced shutdown of its California plant, the electric-auto maker announced its fourth factory.
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The revolutionary boat powered by wave energy of the

The Philippines’ traditional three-hulled boat is being redesigned, to draw its power not from fossil fuels, but from the energy of the waves.
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COVID-19, electric vehicles to reshape Thailand’s auto industry

The COVID-19 pandemic is accelerating the remaking of Thailand's automotive industry, the backbone of Southeast Asia's auto sector.

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The intersection between self-driving cars and electric cars

New research suggests that the tradeoffs for electric autonomous vehicles aren’t as painful as once thought, though early AVs might be gas hybrids.
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Self-driving trucks from Waymo and TuSimple hit the road in the US

The self-driving truck company TuSimple is laying the groundwork for a futuristic autonomous freight industry.
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Do we still want our news paid for by the car lobby?

Auto ads are more crucial than ever to Big Media bottom lines. Read defensively, says the author of ‘Fighting Traffic.’
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COVID-19 causes ′bike explosion′ as Germans long for a ride

As COVID-19 discourages the use of buses and subways, thousands of Germans are flocking to one of the most basic forms of mobility: the bicycle.

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Northern cross-border region aims to pioneer commercial flights with electric planes

The EU has granted Kvarken region funding to implement flights with electric planes between the Vaasa region in Finland and Sweden's Västerbotten county.

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Brett Berk: The auto industry is wrecked—let’s rebuild it with electric

It’s the perfect time for a transportation revolution: the Green-Car New Deal.
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Bikes should be used for revolution—not police violence

Bicycles have been agents of change and rebellion since the 19th century. That's why seeing law enforcement use them to repress protesters feels especially jarring and wrong.
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COVID-19 gets the wheels turning on a national cycling strategy

More Canadians are seeking new active transport options. An NDP MP is seizing the moment, and he has a key Liberal ally.
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The bicycle as a vehicle of protest

Bicycles are powerful things—inexpensive, versatile tools that can be used by dissenters to sneak up and speed off, to organize and mobilize and elude.
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A million-mile battery from China could power your electric car

The Chinese behemoth that makes electric-car batteries for Tesla Inc. and Volkswagen AG developed a power pack that lasts more than a million miles.

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Bike lanes installed on urgent basis across Canada during COVID-19 pandemic

For all the health and environmental benefits associated with pedalling a bike instead of hitting the gas pedal, do the additional bike lanes have a future?

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Stranded whales and dolphins offer a snapshot of ocean contamination

"Many of the chemical profiles that we see in cetaceans are similar to the types of chemical profiles that we see in humans who live in those coastal areas."

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A new study found that animals known to carry harmful diseases such as the novel coronavirus are more common in landscapes intensively used by people.

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