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Electric Vehicle Startup Byton is in a Strong Financial Position After Raising $500 Million

Byton, a Chinese EV startup company has announced the acquisition of $500 million after the completion of series B round of funding. The funds put them in a strong financial position as they come closer to achieving their goal to have massive production of electric vehicles by the end of 2019.

Daimler Announces Two All-Electric Trucks to Compete with Tesla’s Semi

Daimler has introduced two all-electric trucks to counter the Tesla Semi: the eCascadia and eM2 are designed specifically for the North American market.
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Tesla Promises a Software Update That Will Enable Full Self-Driving on Its Cars

Tesla is updating its Autopilot feature and by August all the Tesla vehicles with autonomous functionality will be able to self-drive with your hands off the wheel.
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Carbon Dioxide Extraction Moves Towards Commercialisation

An updated analysis suggests the cost of extracting a tonne of CO2 from the atmosphere now ranges between US$94 and $232. 2011 analysis put the cost at $600 per tonne.
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3D Printed Houses to Spring Up in Eindhoven

A Dutch construction company is daring to think the unthinkable - building the first liveable 3D homes. Van Wijnen is 3D printing the first homes in the world that are able to pass a home inspection.
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Tesla Teases with Model Y Image

Tesla has revealed glimpses of what its all-electric compact SUV could look like in years to come.
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Solar Service by Google Launched in UK

A new service that uses Google Earth and Maps to predict a home's potential money-saving by switching to solar power has been launched in the UK.
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BP Invests in Electric Car Battery Concept

British oil and gas multinational, BP, is turning its eyes firmly on electric vehicles after a $20 million injection into a new battery concept.
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Energy Store for Solar Power Halves Energy Costs

An engineering project by students in Texas is working towards solving the energy sector's biggest question: how to store solar power efficiently.
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Rolls Royce Looks to Be Fully Electric by 2040

Luxury car maker Rolls Royce will solely be making electric cars by 2040, CEO Torsten Müller-Ötvös has revealed.

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