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Researchers Warn Against Becoming Too Dependent On Hydrogen To Power Cars

Using hydrogen as a source of power for vehicles certainly has its drawbacks—among them the cost and the inefficient use of energy—but researchers are now warning against hydrogen for another reason, The Guardian reports: scarcity and a subsequent dependence on fossil fuels.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Researchers Warn Against Becoming Too Dependent On Hydrogen To Power Cars

Using hydrogen as a source of power for vehicles certainly has its drawbacks—among them the cost and the inefficient use of energy—but researchers are now warning against hydrogen for another reason, The Guardian reports: scarcity and a subsequent dependence on fossil fuels.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Nikola Is Hanging Around

Nikola is an electric truck startup that has virtually no revenue and a highly questionable former founder, and one that seems to be collapsing in slow-motion. Nonetheless, it is still here and announced its first-quarter results Friday. Analysts were impressed that it was nothing earth-shattering.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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We Might Be Facing A Gas Shortage This Summer

If you’re looking toward the summer as an opportunity to hit the road and undergo some much needed travel therapy, you might find yourself stuck. That’s because we might be facing a gas shortage because there just aren’t enough tanker drivers to deliver the gas where it needs to go, CNN reports.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Here’s Why Some Places In The U.S. Still Won’t Let You Pump Your Own Gas

Having no choice but to pump my own gas when I was growing up in the southern U.S., I was shocked to learn there are places in this country that to this day forbid freedom-loving Americans from ever filling the tank themselves. Here’s why New Jersey and some parts of Oregon have weirdly strict gas […]

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What’s The Cleverest Interior Feature?

Carmakers are always raving about how smart their latest models are, usually thanks to fancy digital assistants, semi-autonomous features and the like. And while that kind of intelligence can certainly be useful, with today’s QOTD we’re celebrating the opposite end of the spectrum: dead-simple, low-tech solutions to…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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This Home EV Charger Is Super Fast And Prepares Your Home For Power Loss

It slices, it dices! This home EV charger has more uses than the Super Bass-o-matic 76. Instead of having a separate units for controlling everything, Dcbel’s r16 unit will connect your solar array to your home and the grid, manage your stationary battery power storage, charge your electric vehicle faster than any…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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This Home EV Charger Is Super Fast And Prepares Your Home For Power Loss

It slices, it dices! This home EV charger has more uses than the Super Bass-o-matic 76. Instead of having a separate units for controlling everything, Dcbel’s r16 unit will connect your solar array to your home and the grid, manage your stationary battery power storage, charge your electric vehicle faster than any…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Hydrogen Fuel Cells And 3D Printing: Michelin’s Post-COVID Growth Plan

Michelin is known for two things: its tires and guide to the best restaurants in the world. Now, though, the company is looking to expand its operations into things like hydrogen fuel cells and 3D printing medical supplies as a way to bolster its funds in the post-COVID world, Reuters reports.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Nikola’s Slow-Motion Collapse Continues Apace

Nikola, the electric truck startup that was once valued at $26 billion despite having no revenue, has had as weird a time during the pandemic as anyone. Nikola was accused of being an “intricate fraud,” and then its founder left. It has since tried to soldier on in diminished form but each new update is […]

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Nikola’s Slow-Motion Collapse Continues Apace

Nikola, the electric truck startup that was once valued at $26 billion despite having no revenue, has had as weird a time during the pandemic as anyone. Nikola was accused of being an “intricate fraud,” and then its founder left. It has since tried to soldier on in diminished form but each new update is […]

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Mike Rowe’s New Discovery+ Show Is Big Oil-Funded Propaganda

Reality show host Mike Rowe’s new series Six Degrees, which is currently streaming on Discovery+ and will soon air on television, begins how I expected it would: with him on screen in a t-shirt, jeans, and baseball cap, and smiling wryly. It’s classic Rowe, posturing as an avatar for the “average” American.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Mike Rowe’s New Discovery+ Show Is Big Oil-Funded Propaganda

Reality show host Mike Rowe’s new series Six Degrees, which is currently streaming on Discovery+ and will soon air on television, begins how I expected it would: with him on screen in a t-shirt, jeans, and baseball cap, and smiling wryly. It’s classic Rowe, posturing as an avatar for the “average” American.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Mike Rowe’s New Discovery+ Show Is Big Oil-Funded Propaganda

Reality show host Mike Rowe’s new series Six Degrees, which is currently streaming on Discovery+ and will soon air on television, begins how I expected it would: with him on screen in a t-shirt, jeans, and baseball cap, and smiling wryly. It’s classic Rowe, posturing as an avatar for the “average” American.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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What’s Your Favorite Collaboration Between Car Manufacturers?

When carmakers overcome their rivalries to join forces on a single vehicle, pretty strange things can happen. The entertainment world has a phrase for this phenomenon — the ever-anticipated “crossover event” — though crossovers have a different connotation in car land. So we’ll refer to these inspiring displays of…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Hyundai Teams Up With Student-Led Team Creating An 805 HP Hydrogen Race Car

Earlier this week, Hyundai announced that’s partnering up with Forze Hydrogen Racing, a team of 60 students from the Technische Universiteit Delft (Delft University of Technology) in the Netherlands. The goal? Build a light, 805 horsepower hydrogen race car as a way to push the boundaries of hydrogen fuel cell…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Hyundai Teams Up With Student-Led Team Creating An 805 HP Hydrogen Race Car

Earlier this week, Hyundai announced that’s partnering up with Forze Hydrogen Racing, a team of 60 students from the Technische Universiteit Delft (Delft University of Technology) in the Netherlands. The goal? Build a light, 805 horsepower hydrogen race car as a way to push the boundaries of hydrogen fuel cell…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The Fossil Fuel Industry Would Be Screwed Without the U.S. Government Propping It Up

Conservatives have long argued against regulating fossil fuel production for the climate’s sake, claiming that doing so would interfere with the holy free market. A new study shows that’s a total fairy tale because the invisible hand isn’t responsible for dirty fuels’ market dominance—implicit government subsidies…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Trillions For Oil, Millions For EVs: The Big Lie Of Ineffectual Government

With a new more environment-friendly White House and wholesale improvement in the range of new electric cars, the American nation’s anti-EV forces are mustering again to slow progress down by embracing some of modern history’s most tiresome shibboleths – the first one being that the federal government shouldn’t be in…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Trillions For Oil, Millions For EVs: The Big Lie Of Ineffectual Government

With a new more environment-friendly White House and wholesale improvement in the range of new electric cars, the American nation’s anti-EV forces are mustering again to slow progress down by embracing some of modern history’s most tiresome shibboleths – the first one being that the federal government shouldn’t be in…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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