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BMW cancels their plans for an i5 electric car

BMW cancels their plans for an i5 electric car

image of BMW i5 rendering 750×500 Over the last two years, one topic has often come up on BMWBLOG and other media outlet – a new addition to the BMW i … Over the last two years, one topic has often come up on BMWBLOG and other media outlet – a new addition to the BMW i family. Often referred …

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Toyota CEO Sounds Ambivalent About EVs, But EV Plans Still On Track

Toyota CEO Sounds Ambivalent About EVs, But EV Plans Still On Track

In a recent interview with Automotive News , the CEO of Toyota, Akio Toyoda, was quoted discussing the company’s electric vehicles plans — seemingly making it clear that the CEO (and company namesake) remains somewhat ambivalent about the tech. This isn’t too surprising, as the company has been taking its time entering the plug-in electric vehicle market in a serious …

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Ford looks to the IoT for its next CEO

Ford looks to the IoT for its next CEO

BI Intelligence See Also AT&T has Verizon in its sights with new IoT network Google’s new cloud service shows increasing demand for the IoT There will be 24 billion IoT devices installed on Earth by 2020 This story was delivered to BI Intelligence IoT Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here . Ford Motors is replacing ousted …

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Toyota CEO Sounds Ambivalent About EVs, But EV Plans Still On Track

Toyota CEO Sounds Ambivalent About EVs, But EV Plans Still On Track

In a recent interview with Automotive News , the CEO of Toyota, Akio Toyoda, was quoted discussing the company’s electric vehicles plans — seemingly making it clear that the CEO (and company namesake) remains somewhat ambivalent about the tech. This isn’t too surprising, as the company has been taking its time entering the plug-in electric vehicle market in a serious …

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DC fast charging for electric cars: what’s here, what’s coming, what’s hype?

DC fast charging for electric cars: what's here, what's coming, what's hype?

Prototype EVgo 350-kw fast-charging station Fremont, CA Drivers who want to use their electric cars for trips beyond a radius from their home charging site rely on DC fast-charging sites. Now Charged magazine has written a comprehensive guide to the current state and future of DC charging. Today, most publicly available chargers using the CHAdeMO and CCS standards have an …

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Daimler begins construction on a $562 million lithium-ion battery factory in Germany

Daimler begins construction on a $562 million lithium-ion battery factory in Germany

Federal Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel in a conversation with Dieter Zetsche (Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars) and others. On Monday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited the site of a future lithium-ion battery factory in the eastern German town of Kamenz. The factory is being developed by Mercedes-Benz manufacturer Daimler, which will …

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Green energy’s battery explosion

Green energy’s battery explosion

It’s not news that the world must rapidly transform its energy systems if it’s to avoid the worst effects of climate change. Nor is it news that a giant obstacle to energy transformation is the intermittency of solar and wind power. (As no doubt you’ve heard, the sun doesn’t always shine and the wind doesn’t always blow). Here’s the news: …

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The Fastest Electric Car in the World Just Broke Its Own Speed Record

The Fastest Electric Car in the World Just Broke Its Own Speed Record

Electric cars aren’t a slow, inefficient alternative to gas-powered vehicles. As the record-breaking all-electric Nio EP9 shows, it’s possible to have a positive impact on the environment while going really, really, really fast. That’s Fast In the early days of electric cars, critics mocked their speed, and they gained a bit of a reputation as gas-powered cars’ slower, less powerful …

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Do nothing, get cash? Maybe, when robots take your job

Do nothing, get cash? Maybe, when robots take your job

Jeff Durham – Bay Area News Group Do nothing, get cash? Maybe, when robots take your job With an impending robot revolution expected to leave a trail of unemployment in its wake, some Silicon Valley tech leaders think they have a remedy to a future with fewer jobs — free money for all. It’s called universal basic income, a radical …

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