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  • Volkswagen Looking To Form Joint Venture With Didi Chuxing

    April 30th, 2018 by James Ayre  Talks are reportedly now underway between Volkswagen AG and China-based Didi Chuxing relating to the possible formation of a new joint venture focused on the provision, development, and management of “purpose built” vehicles, Reuters has reported. Current expectations are reportedly for these talks to

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  • I Was Worried Trump Might Win In 2020, Then I Read This…

    Clean Power Published on April 30th, 2018 | by Kurt Lowder April 30th, 2018 by Kurt Lowder  Yahoo had great jingle in the 1990s. Well, it was just one guy in a high-pitched voice singing, “YAAAAHHOOOO!” For the last decade, Yahoo has gone steadily downhill. It is the home

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  • Electric Car Jitters May Drive Oil To $300 A Barrel

    Cars Published on April 30th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley April 30th, 2018 by Steve Hanley  Opinions are like noses — everybody has one. An opinion is usually worth precisely what you paid for it — sometimes less. But if your name is Pierre Andurand and you are one of

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  • Germany Looks To Electric Trucks In Battle Against Urban Emissions

    Air Quality Published on April 30th, 2018 | by Kyle Field April 30th, 2018 by Kyle Field  Germany is aiming to slash heavy-vehicle emissions with a new plan introduced that waives truck tolls for electric trucks. The policy would start next year. The change would result in a net

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  • Anxiety in middle age linked to dementia later

    (Reuters Health) – People with moderate to severe anxiety in middle age may be more likely to develop dementia as they get older, a recent study suggests. Researchers examined data from four previously published studies that tracked a total of almost 30,000 people for at least a decade. In each of the smaller studies, there

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  • U.S. lawmakers seek details from EPA chief on fuel economy rule changes

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two Democratic lawmakers asked Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt on Monday for documents related to proposed changes to vehicle fuel emission standards and California’s authority to set its own measures, and accused him of misleading Congress of the agency’s plans. FILE PHOTO: Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks during an

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  • Obesity tied to worse disability in rheumatoid arthritis

    (Reuters Health) – People with rheumatoid arthritis and obesity may be more likely to become disabled than their counterparts who maintain a healthier weight, a U.S. study suggests. FILE PHOTO: A competitor prepares to go in front of judges at a casting call in New York December 18, 2009. REUTERS/Finbarr O’Reilly Researchers examined data more

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  • Tesla Life In An Emerging Central European EV Market (Poland)

    Cars Published on April 30th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan April 30th, 2018 by Zachary Shahan  As reported a few days ago, my colleague Tomek Gać is “conquering” 12 Central & Eastern European countries in a Tesla. The home base — starting and ending country — is Poland, so

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  • New Electric Home Study Is Biased, But It Does Show California Wants Clean Energy

    Buildings Published on April 30th, 2018 | by NRDC April 30th, 2018 by NRDC  Originally published on NRDC.By Merrian Borgeson New analysis released this week by the California Building Industry Association (CBIA) seriously misrepresents the opportunity for affordable electric appliances to help reduce air pollution and climate-warming pollution from California’s buildings.

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  • Healthy, smoke-free lifestyle tied to at least an extra decade of life

    (Reuters Health) – Adults who follow a healthy lifestyle in middle age may extend their lifespan by more than a decade and have a lower risk of dying from cancer or heart disease, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers focused on five habits long linked to a lower risk of developing or dying from variety of

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