Hydrogen fuel cell cars are beginning to trickle onto California’s roads. True Zero wants to help automakers prepare for a more steady stream.
Archive for month: May, 2016
Pity the poor petro-states. Once so wealthy from oil sales that they could finance wars, mega-projects, and domestic social peace simultaneously, some of them are now beset by internal strife or are on the brink of collapse as oil prices remain at ruinously low levels.
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Though the Gigafactory has been partially operational for months, Tesla hasn’t yet officially “opened” its massive Nevada battery plant — but that’ll change on July 29th, when some Tesla owners will gather with company officials for a ceremony at the facility.
The amount of pollution created by vapor from Canada’s oil sands, which contributes to climate change, ranks on par with most major cities in North America, according to a new study by the country’s environmental regulator.
University of Oklahoma officials were seeking a $25 million donation from billionaire oilman Harold Hamm last year, records show, at a time when scientists at the school were formulating the state’s position on oil drilling and earthquakes.
Musk has made Tesla the nascent electric car industry’s pacemaker, striking terror in the hearts of his rivals through styling and technology, all while ignoring one of the biggest questions in the business: How do you invent a relatively cheap superbattery to propel an electric vehicle?
Octane is in the news and gaining steam. It likely will be a crucial component of the next round of fuel-economy standards (collectively known as CAFE) for the nation’s fleet of vehicles between now and 2025, a set of rules to be crafted by two federal agencies and California’s influential Air Resources Board. Read more
Apple is investigating how to charge electric cars, talking to charging station companies and hiring engineers with expertise in the area, according to people familiar with the matter and a review of LinkedIn profiles.
For almost as long as there have been cars, gasoline has been the dominant fuel in transportation. But for a host of reasons — environmental, climate change, public health, and economic — the time has come to consider mixing higher blends of biofuels with gasoline.
The Governor’s Utah Energy Development Summit opened Tuesday amid an economic climate for fossil fuels dominated by uncertainty and pessimism — at least for the coming months.