Daily Archives: July 28, 2017

Next GM EV Might Be a Buick

By Evan Williams The next electric vehicle from General Motors might be a Buick crossover. That information comes from Inside EVs which reports that it got the information from a source who attended a focus group about the new vehicle in California. That GM was planning more vehicles based on the Bolt EV platform is…

California Agrees To VW’s Compromise On First Phase of Clean Car Program

By Jon LeSage California has agreed to Volkswagen’s plan to spend $200 million in the state supporting electrified transportation and factoring in reaching disadvantaged communities. Approved Thursday by the California Air Resources Board, the 30-month program is the first phase of an $800 million settlement with the state. VW pledged $2 billion overall will be…

Healing update

By WrethaOffGrid On July 10, I posted about getting bit by something, probably a spider, not likely of the recluse variety based on how quickly it blew up, but something sufficient to cause me to go to the doctor. Now nearly 3 weeks later, I’m almost at 100% on how I feel and my leg…

Tesla Model 3 Arrives Right At EV Transition Halftime

By Zachary Shahan Is it some kind of crazy coincidence? Is it the stars teaming up with a starry-eyed Elon? Or is it simply in the socio-quantum physics of how technology transitions occur Tesla Model 3 Arrives Right At EV Transition Halftime was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000…

Tesla Model 3 Production Unveiling — What To Expect & How To Watch

By Kyle Field The Tesla Model 3 reveal in 2016 was the most anticipated vehicle reveal in history, and perhaps the most anticipated product reveal of any kind. More recently, production launch has been the most anticipated production launch of any vehicle since perhaps the Ford Model Tesla Model 3 Production Unveiling — What To…

Royal Dutch Shell Has A New Mindset

By George Harvey In an interview with Bloomberg TV, Ben Van Beurden, the CEO of Royal Dutch Shell, said his company had changed its mindset to a “lower forever” price of oil. Perhaps the most significant thing about his new position is that it refers to a change in “mindset,” rather than mere adoption of…

Webinar: New Safety Requirements for Climbing Ladder Fall Arrest Systems (CLFAS) — ANSI/ASSE Z359.16 Latest Revision – August 30, 2017

By Josh Breuler Wednesday, August 30, 20172:00pm EST / 11:00am PST The new ANSI/ASSE Z359.16 standard establishes requirements for vertically-oriented climbing ladder fall arrest systems (CLFAS). This webinar will walk through how this change impacts the performance, design, qualification testing, instructions for use, and many other issues related to your CLFAS. Learn how to stay…

Why Toyota’s Next Move Is Solid-State Batteries

By [email protected] Toyota plans to commercialize solid-state electric vehicle batteries by the early 2020s, Reuters confirmed this week. If the Japanese automaker can pull that off, it could leap ahead of the competition in terms of energy density, range and safety. Toyota popularized the turn away from internal-combustion engines with its Prius hybrid, but its…

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