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Tesla Files Patents for Million Mile Battery

Posted: 10.10.2019 no comments

 

Editor’s Note: In “Moving to a Finite Earth Economy” we discuss a broad spectrum of technologies (existing and in development) that will be necessary to reduce and eliminate (and drawdown) GHG emissions. Energy storage is one of the most important, so this announcement by Tesla is a major breakthrough… a game changer.   Tesla has […]

 

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GM Breaks with Trump Administration in Electric Vehicle Proposal

Posted: 11.23.2018 no comments

 

General Motors, facing the imminent expiration of its U.S. tax credits for electric vehicles, is now pushing for a federal mandate to keep the momentum going. In a defiant response to the Trump administration’s proposal to freeze fuel economy and emissions standards, GM outlined its own proposal for a national zero-emission vehicle program, modeled on the […]

 

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Driverless Cars Could Help Solve Climate Change

Posted: 12.06.2017 no comments

 

  Driverless vehicle use worldwide could lower traffic congestion and emissions contributing to climate change by 50 percent or more in 2050, according to a 2017 report led by global transport expert Lewis Fulton at the Institute of Transportation Studies at UC Davis.   Read the entire article at The Washington Post.   In an ideal […]

 

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