Awaken Earth – Transportation

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Rivian Wins $1.5 Billion Incentive Package For Georgia Plant

May 16th, 2022|

Electric-pickup maker Rivian Automotive Inc. will receive $1.5 billion in state and local incentives to build a massive plant near Atlanta, bolstering the company’s production efforts despite local resistance to the project… […]

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Colorado Encourages Residents To Drive Electric

May 9th, 2022|

by Elizabeth Elkins: Drive Electric Colorado is a new initiative designed to educate residents about the positive reasons to make the switch to driving an electric vehicle (EV)… […]

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NASA’s Rollout Of Mega Moon Rocket Inches Closer

March 15th, 2022|

Yesterday, engineers and technicians at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida drove Crawler Transporter-2, which will carry NASA’s Moon rocket to the launch pad,  […]

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Ford To Separate EV And Legacy Auto Business Units

March 13th, 2022|

by John Engel: In yet another sign of the changing auto industry, and the growing penetration of electric vehicles, Ford said it will split its EV and internal combustion divisions into two distinct units within [...]

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Airbus Will Test Hydrogen Combustion Technology On The A380 Jet

March 10th, 2022|

by Amit Malewar: Airbus has partnered with CFM International, a joint company of GE and Safran Aircraft Engines, to collaborate on a hydrogen demonstration program that will take flight around the middle of this decade… [...]

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How Much Cheaper Is It To Own An Electric Car?

January 27th, 2022|

by Matt Pressman: It might be high-time to save some cash. Buying an electric car, instead of another gas-guzzler, might be a powerful (and easy) way to achieve that noble goal… […]

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Germany’s Plugin EV Share At Record 36% In December

January 13th, 2022|

by Dr. Maximilian Holland: Germany, Europe’s largest auto market and the world’s 5th largest, saw plugin electric vehicle share hit a record of 35.7% in December, up from 26.6% year-on-year… […]

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Solar Powered Cars Are Coming To Market

December 28th, 2021|

by Connor Long: Psychologist Paul Bloom on the importance of suffering, the shortcomings of hedonism, and why he would never plug into the Matrix… […]

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EV Credit, Methane Fees: What $555 Billion Climate Plan Would Do

December 16th, 2021|

The spending bill House Democrats passed Friday and sent to the Senate calls for the largest-ever investment in fighting climate change: $555 billion on clean power, electric vehicles and resilience to global warming… […]

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Wright Proposes A 100-seat Electric Airliner Powered By Aluminum

November 7th, 2021|

by (Fuenti Tech): US-based Light Electric has announced a 100-seat electric short-hop aircraft scheduled to enter service by 2026. It is powered by hydrogen or uses a recyclable metal that the company calls an “aluminum [...]