Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Single Use Plastic Problems Tackled with Water Purification Solutions

single use plastic bottlesThe Volvo Ocean Race stopover in Cape Town became a model for reducing single use plastics and water solutions
Single Use Plastic Problems Tackled with Water Purification Solutions syndicated from Clean Technica


PepsiCo Orders 100 Tesla Semi Trucks — Largest Tesla Semi Order To Date

In what amounts to the largest order yet for the product, PepsiCo has placed a pre-order for 100 units of the Tesla Semi Truck — an order effectively twice that of the previous largest order (an order for 50 units from Sysco)
PepsiCo Orders 100 Tesla Semi Trucks — Largest Tesla Semi Order To Date syndicated from Clean Technica


California Limits Crash Liability For Self-Driving Cars

Autonomous vehicles (AV) are making their way on our public roads. In order to help the industry, California took the unlikely decision to reduce their crash liability. Should you be concerned? To be fair, you should be concerned driving anywhere these days. Just riding over to our favorite coffee shop spot to write this story [&hellip
California Limits Crash Liability For Self-Driving Cars syndicated from Clean Technica


Would You Trust An Electric Wheelchair To Climb Stairs?

Electric Wheelchair To Climb StairsWe’re always happy to cover electric vehicles (EV) in CleanTechnica but electric wheelchairs are something we haven’t done so far. In order to introduce this new topic, we thought we’d show you how some wheelchairs can climb stairs
Would You Trust An Electric Wheelchair To Climb Stairs? syndicated from Clean Technica


2 UK Supermarkets Back Plastic Bottle Deposit Return Scheme Rollout

A number of countries in Europe (and elsewhere) currently employ plastic bottle deposit return programs — programs which essentially pay consumers to return their used plastic bottles to grocery stores where they are collected in exchange for cash back or store credit
2 UK Supermarkets Back Plastic Bottle Deposit Return Scheme Rollout syndicated from Clean Technica


Lindbergh VerdeGo Aero Flying Taxi Flies Departing Soon

Lindbergh VerdeGo Aero flying taxiHow many stories have we written this year on flying taxis and vertical take-off landing (VTOL) aircrafts? Needless to count, 2017 has been the year of VTOLs and other flying vehicles. The Lindbergh’s VerdeGo Aero flying taxi is the latest to join the airbound fray. Th Lindbergh VerdeGo Aero VTOL is a hybrid-electric aircraft the company calls [&hellip
Lindbergh VerdeGo Aero Flying Taxi Flies Departing Soon syndicated from Clean Technica


EV Battery Raw Material Shortages To Limit EV Market Growth? (Germany’s Largest Auto Association Warns Of It, + BNEF’s Response)

A possible electric vehicle battery raw material shortage could limit the planned growth of the sector over the coming years, an exec at Germany’s largest auto industry association, BDI, has been quoted as saying.

The warning from BDI’s head of security and raw materials, Matthias Wachter, posits that demand for electric vehicles is growing faster than production capacity and thus that raw material bottlenecks may emerge relatively soon owing to resource market realities
EV Battery Raw Material Shortages To Limit EV Market Growth? (Germany’s Largest Auto Association Warns Of It, + BNEF’s Response) syndicated from Clean Technica