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UCLA now has the first zero-emission, all-electric mobile surgical instrument lab

Electrification in the automotive industry isn’t just about consumer cars: There are plenty of commercial and specialist vehicles that are prime candidates for EVs, including in the healthcare industry. Take the new UCLA mobile surgical lab developed by Winnebago, for instance — it’s a zero-emission, all-electric vehicle that will move back and forth between two ...

Elon Musk announces Tesla ‘cybertruck’ reveal date with ‘Blade Runner’ reference

11.06.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

A cyberpunk is joining Tesla's electric family. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been teasing an electric pickup truck for years. Back in 2013 he tweeted, "Would love to do a pickup truck." At the end of 2017 he posted, "I promise that we will make a pickup t... ...

Ford built an electric Mustang with a manual transmission. And we’re mad.

Ford wants the world to take notice of its plans for electric vehicles. And what better way than to build an all-electric Mustang fastback with a six-speed manual transmission? And that has us angry over here because it’s a gigantic tease of a prototype that will never make it into production. Or least that’s what Ford ...

Fisker Ocean wants to be a sustainable, affordable electric SUV

Fisker's upcoming SUV first promised to be affordable enough. Now it's promising to be environmentally friendly. It all starts with the car name. The car brand from famous vehicle designer Henrik Fisker unveiled the name of its first upcoming all-ele... ...

Waymo expands self-driving services to include B2B car parts delivery trial

Self-driving vehicle technology company Waymo has expanded its business relationship with automotive retail company AutoNation, the companies announced today. The new extension builds on the existing partnership between Waymo and AutoNation, which began as a way for Waymo to service its Phoenix, Ariz.-based vehicles, and which grew last year into an arrangement wherein Waymo would ...

Tech: The Current State of Propane and Electric Vehicles

10.25.2019 · Posted in Vehicles Articles

Propane autogas (the term for propane or liquified petroleum gas when used in vehicle transportation) vehicles have been on the scene for over 100 years. During the past decade, advancements have been made to liquid propane systems. New calibration and catalyst innovations are taking these propane vehicles to near-zero emissions levels, making a strong case ...

The Station: Volvo evolves, Skip trips and touchscreen tech

The Station is back for another week of news and analysis on all the ways people and goods move from Point A to Point B — today and in the future. As always, I’m your host Kirsten Korosec, senior reporter at TechCrunch. Portions of the newsletter will be published as an article on the main ...

Volvo unveils its first electric car, the XC40 Recharge

Volvo Cars introduced Wednesday the XC40 Recharge, its first electric car under a new EV-focused brand that kicks off a company-wide shift toward electrification. “It’s a car of firsts and it’s a car of the future,” CTO Henrik Green said. The Volvo XC40 Recharge is the first electric vehicle in the automaker’s portfolio. It’s also ...