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BYD Expands Brazilian Operations With New PV Solar Panel & Electric Bus Chassis Production

April 18th, 2017 | by Kyle Field

BYD continues its global charge into new cleantech markets at a breakneck pace. Following news of a new electric bus assembly factory in France and a full-blown factory in Hungary, BYD announced that it is expanding its operations in Campinas, Brazil, which originally opened in 2015. The company is adding a solar photovoltaic factory and an electric bus chassis assembly factory


Annual California Cap & Trade Report Catalogs Project Impacts Across the State

April 1st, 2017 | by Kyle Field

The latest California Cap and Trade Annual Report published by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) puts a spotlight on how the money raised by the program has been put to use to combat climate change around the state. This year, the report also includes an interactive map that shows exactly where the various programs are being implemented


“Professor X” Aims To Disrupt Autonomous Vehicle Tech With Silicon Valley Startup AutoX

March 25th, 2017 | by Kyle Field

Some people just aren't satisfied with the safe route in life and can't help but to unleash their passions on the world in the form of disruptive new approaches to existing or emerging markets. Dr. Jianxiong Xioa — also known to students and staff as "Professor X" — has ditched his lucrative job as a Princeton professor to pour his passion into a new autonomous vehicle technology startup dubbed Auto


BMW i3 Gets Dirty As Professional Rally Racer Runs It Through The Paces

March 25th, 2017 | by Kyle Field

Professional rally driver Rauno Aaltonen of Aaltonen Motor Sport took his BMW i3 away from the safety of asphalt roads and onto an off-road rally course to see how the i3 would hold up. He came away from the experience very impressed, stating that because of the instant torque the electric motor provides, the i3 handled like cars with 1,000 horsepower


Autonomous Delivery Robot Wants To Shake Up The Food Delivery Business

March 21st, 2017 | by Kyle Field

Growing up, shows like the Jetsons and Wall-E promised kids around the world a future of robot-enabled leisure, with our time being spent on relaxation, space travel, and star gazing. A new personal delivery robot from Starship Technologies seeks to shake up food delivery with its good looks and speedy delivery capability on the road towards that dreamy sci-fi future



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