Daily Archives: September 30, 2017

Future shock: Faster we get there the better, says Tesla’s Musk

By Giles Parkinson Tesla’s big battery – already half complete – signals the speed of the energy transition. “This is what the future will look like,” Musk says. “And the faster we get there the better.” The contrast with the Federal government, brandishing lumps of coal, could not be greater. Read Full Article Here For…

India’s Government To Purchase 10,000 EVs From Tata Motors

By James Ayre The government of India has agreed to purchase 10,000 new electric vehicles from India’s Tata Motors as part of a bid to replace the diesel- and petrol/gas-powered cars currently used by government agencies there, a public statement has revealed India’s Government To Purchase 10,000 EVs From Tata Motors was originally published on…

Tesla Using Samsung SDI Battery Cells In 129 MWh South Australia Facility

By James Ayre Despite its close relationship with Panasonic, Tesla will actually be utilizing Samsung SDI lithium-ion battery cells at the facility in South Australia that’s now under construction, the company has revealed Tesla Using Samsung SDI Battery Cells In 129 MWh South Australia Facility was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica,…

Autoliv Acquiring LiDAR Assets Of Sweden’s Fotonic i Norden AB

By James Ayre The automotive safety systems firm Autoliv has agreed to acquire some of Sweden-based firm Fotonic i Norden AB’s LiDAR and Time of Flight tech assets, according to recent reports Autoliv Acquiring LiDAR Assets Of Sweden’s Fotonic i Norden AB was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000…

Volkswagen’s Cumulative Dieselgate Costs Now Total ~$30 Billion

By James Ayre Volkswagen’s cumulative “costs” related to the ongoing diesel vehicle emissions cheating scandal now total around $30 billion (~€25 billion), following the company’s report that it was booking an additional €2.5 billion provision related to hardware fixes for affected vehicles in the Volkswagen’s Cumulative Dieselgate Costs Now Total ~$30 Billion was originally published…

Scenes From The Twilight Zone: Creating An Artificial Intelligence God

By Steve Hanley Anthony Levandowski, one of the leaders in autonomous driving technology, is planning to create a new deity for humanity based on artificial intelligence. Is that a good thing? Scenes From The Twilight Zone: Creating An Artificial Intelligence God was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other…

Methane Emissions From Cows Worse Than Thought, + Some Solutions

By Steve Hanley New studies show that methane emissions from cows are worse than previously thought. There are two possible solutions — feeding cows seaweed or stop eating beef. Methane Emissions From Cows Worse Than Thought, + Some Solutions was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+…

China Pushes Electric Car Plan Back To 2019

By Steve Hanley China has moved the starting date of its EV cap and trade program one year, giving manufacturers more time to adjust their product mix in time. China Pushes Electric Car Plan Back To 2019 was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email…

The Promise & Perils Of Renewable Energy & Microgrids For Puerto Rico

By Steve Hanley The electrical grid on Puerto Rico has been devastated by recent hurricanes. Should it be fixed or replaced with resilient microgrids and renewable energy installations? The Promise & Perils Of Renewable Energy & Microgrids For Puerto Rico was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers:…

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