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U.S. To Release 50 Million Barrels Of Oil From Emergency Reserve

In an effort to reduce oil prices and force gasoline prices to lower, the United States has teamed up with several other countries — China, India, South Korea, Japan, and Britain — to release crude oil into the market, Reuters reports. America will be releasing 50 million barrels of oil from the U.S. Strategic…Read more… […]

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Ford And Purdue Made A Cable That Could Charge An EV in 5 Minutes

One of the biggest challenges in getting truly widespread adoption of EVs is charging time. Not everyone can charge at home and even 20 minutes is too long if we’re expecting everyone to be driving EVs in the future. Purdue University, with the help of Ford, has invented what it thinks is part of the […]

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You Should Really Consider a Tankless Water Heater

Hot water heaters can be a contributor to high energy bills, especially during the winter months. Conventional water tanks can be replaced with a “tankless” on demand water heater, which requires some investment up front but can help you save on energy costs long term. If you’re considering making the switch, here are…Read more… Continue […]

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What’s The Best Car For Going Off-Grid?

In today’s society, many people find themselves feeling like a small cog driving the corporate machine with no hope of escape. While trawling through the monotony of daily life, they may start dreaming of a life away from it all, a life off-grid.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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One Study Claims California Isn’t The Best State To Own An Electric Car

There’s a current public perception that California is the best state in America to own an electric car, and that perception largely comes down to infrastructure. California is equipped to handle a widespread amount of EVs if only because the state has plenty of chargers. But take into consideration other factors of…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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There’s A Massive Gender Gap When It Comes To Buying And Keeping An Electric Car: Report

Electric vehicles have always been pegged as A Woman Thing. Back in the early 1900s, early EV prototypes were a hit with women because they were easier to start than brute-force combustion engines. Then, in the 1990s and 2000s, women flocked to hybrid vehicles like the Toyota Prius or first-generation EVs like the…Read more… Continue […]

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Remote California Gas Station Now Charges $7 Per Gallon

Gas is expensive. And these days, increasing taxes on fuel, higher costs of oil extraction and a drive to shift away from fossil fuels all mean that prices could continue to rise in the months and years to come. But, residents in one California town are already stuck paying sky-high prices whenever they fill their […]

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I Want To Spend My Summers Chasing The Sun In This Solar-Powered RV

I love a good campervan. I’m a sucker for a VW T5 packed with clever design flourishes to maximize space, and love the idea of heading off-grid to go camping, road tripping, or chasing the sun and seasonal flavors around the country.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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‘Winterize’ Your Outdoor Space so You Can Actually Use It When It Gets Cold

Porches, patios, and decks have become major go-to spaces for entertaining, particularly since the start of the pandemic. While the changing weather might present you with a few challenges, there are some things you can do to get the most out of you outdoor space even in the colder months. From outdoor heaters to rain… […]

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‘Winterize’ Your Outdoor Space so You Can Actually Use It When It Gets Cold

Porches, patios, and decks have become major go-to spaces for entertaining, particularly since the start of the pandemic. While the changing weather might present you with a few challenges, there are some things you can do to get the most out of you outdoor space even in the colder months. From outdoor heaters to rain…Read […]

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I’m Going To See If This EcoFlow Delta Mini Battery Power Bank Can Really Replace A Generator

This week’s Cool Tool brings us back to those nifty battery power stations that could replace a gassy, smelly generator, and I’m going to put one to the test.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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F1’s Sustainable Fuel Could Keep It Relevant In The Automotive Industry

Formula One is often held up as the pinnacle of motorsport, in large part because it has historically pushed automotive technology to its limits, which then in some cases helped automakers develop faster, safer road cars — but that hasn’t been the case for the past several years, at least not in any obvious way. […]

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The UK Is Rationing Gasoline As The Truck Driver Shortage Worsens And Pumps Dry Up

Panic buying at the pump has now affected our neighbors across the pond as almost one third of gasoline stations in the United Kingdom ran dry this past weekend. The situation was bad enough that gas stations had to ration their supply by placing limits on how much drivers could pump.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Disclosure to procure compilation for DJ-Kicks mix series, share new single ‘Observer Effect’

Following their Never Enough EP released earlier this summer, Disclosure have given fans even another reason to rejoice as they reveal their involvement in an upcoming mix for the venerated house and techno compilation series, DJ-Kicks, via !K7 Records. News of the Lawrence brothers’ new mix comes punctuated by their new single, “Observer Effect.” The […]

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How We Can Turn The Tides On Ineffective Idling Legislation

There doesn’t seem to be any simple way to combat car idling. Legislation hasn’t worked. Educational or press campaigns haven’t worked. Even automakers adding the automatic start/stop hasn’t worked, since most of those systems feature a manual override and many folks dislike the feel of a car turning off when they…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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How We Can Turn The Tides On Ineffective Idling Legislation

There doesn’t seem to be any simple way to combat car idling. Legislation hasn’t worked. Educational or press campaigns haven’t worked. Even automakers adding the automatic start/stop hasn’t worked, since most of those systems feature a manual override and many folks dislike the feel of a car turning off when they…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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U.S. Democrats Propose Expanded EV Tax Credits To $12,500 To Favor Big 3

On Friday, United States Democratic lawmakers officially proposed a significant expansion of the current electric vehicle tax credits that would highly favor union-made vehicles that produce zero-emissions and are assembled in America. Important to note is the fact that this doesn’t involve a reduction in tax credits…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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U.S. Democrats Propose Expanded EV Tax Credits To $12,500 To Favor Big 3

On Friday, United States Democratic lawmakers officially proposed a significant expansion of the current electric vehicle tax credits that would highly favor union-made vehicles that produce zero-emissions and are assembled in America. Important to note is the fact that this doesn’t involve a reduction in tax credits…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Toyota Is Finally Almost All In On Electric

Toyota is spending billions on batteries, VW is confident that it will have billions to spend as well, and Lotus. All that and more in The Morning Shift for September 7, 2021.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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A Truck Carrying A Turbine Blade Didn’t Quite Make The Train Crossing In Texas

A train collided with a wind turbine blade on Sunday afternoon in South Texas, after the truck carrying the turbine blade failed to clear the tracks on time at a railroad crossing. Local news, KXAN, reports there were no serious injuries in the collision. That turbine blade doesn’t look like it’s going to make it,…Read […]

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