Letter From The UK: Mini Seasons Ago

After the tragedy of the Second World War many things changed. It was as if a global decision had been made to change the attitude of living in the past and instead, embrace a brave new world. So it was that in Britain; the crooners and balladeers of the early 1950’s gave way to pioneer…

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Audi switches to power output designations on its models; kW-based performance levels for all power types

Audi is adopting a standardized nomenclature for the power output designations of its worldwide range of automobiles. While the names of the model series—from Audi A1 to Audi Q7—will remain unchanged, within the model families, combinations of two numbers will replace the various type designations previously used. The new designations stand for the specific power…

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Audi partners with Alta Devices on thin-film solar cells in panoramic glass roofs; first prototype this year

Audi and Alta Devices, a wholly-owned US subsidiary of the Chinese solar-cell specialist Hanergy, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Strategic Cooperation in thin film solar cell technology. Through this cooperation, the partners aim to generate solar energy to increase the range of electric vehicles. The first prototype is to be built by the…

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LG opening Detroit-area parts plant for Chevy Bolt, other EVs

Filed under: Government/Legal,Green,Plants/Manufacturing,Chevrolet,Green Automakers,Emerging Technologies,Technology,Hatchback,Electric It builds many major Bolt bits, and now it will build them here.Continue reading LG opening Detroit-area parts plant for Chevy Bolt, other EVs LG opening Detroit-area parts plant for Chevy Bolt, other EVs originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 23 Aug 2017 09:55:00 EDT. Please see our terms for…

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Two words explain why U.S. rail, bus services struggle: Cheap gas

Filed under: Etc.,Green Why take a bus or Amtrak when you can drive? And so, those services have suffered.Continue reading Two words explain why U.S. rail, bus services struggle: Cheap gas Two words explain why U.S. rail, bus services struggle: Cheap gas originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 23 Aug 2017 09:00:00 EDT. Please see…

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Audi to develop solar-embedded panoramic EV roof with China’s Hanergy

Filed under: Green,Plants/Manufacturing,Audi,Emerging Technologies,Technology,Electric,Luxury Continue reading Audi to develop solar-embedded panoramic EV roof with China’s Hanergy Audi to develop solar-embedded panoramic EV roof with China’s Hanergy originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 23 Aug 2017 08:20:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments

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