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  • Massachusetts to Require All Car Sales to Be Electric by 2035

    01/08/2021 6:06:58 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 72 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/05/2021 | Katherine Rodriguez
    Massachusetts plans on ending the sale of all gas-guzzling vehicles by 2035 to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Massachusetts Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs Kathleen Theoharides released a proposal last week that outlined the state’s goals in 2030 and further into the future.
  • Car drives into crowd in Trier, 2 deaths and 15 serious injuries, one person arrested

    12/01/2020 6:29:50 AM PST · by LibWhacker · 11 replies
    RTL ^ | 12/01/2020
    According to the Volksfreund, a car has driven from the Porta Nigra to the main market square. According to information from SWR there have been two deaths and 15 injuries. Police is present and have locked down the area; a helicopter is circling above. The SEK (police tactical unit) from Wittlich was scrambled. A source close to RTL has said that a local school in the neighbourhood is on lockdown and following protocols in the scenario of a possible terrorist attack. Parents of children at the Ausonius-Grundschule were called to pick up their children, as they would not be allowed...
  • Cyclotech brings a totally unique propulsion system to the eVTOL world [Aviation]

    10/26/2020 12:59:30 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 17 replies ^ | October 20, 2020 | By Loz Blain
    Cyclotech is planning an 80-kg electric demonstrator for test flights later this year using its unique "Cyclogyro" propulsion system Cyclotech ========================================================================== Austrian company Cyclotech is planning to begin flight-testing an 80-kg (176-lb) demonstrator of its unique electric VTOL airframe, which uses Voith-Schneider propellers instead of rotors for exceptional agility and control in the air. The prop design, which looks a bit like it belongs on the back of an 1850s paddle steamer, was patented nearly 100 years ago but hasn't made it into a production aircraft yet. Each prop is a spinning cylinder whose walls are formed by a number...
  • Masked Men Smashing Police Car — The Cop Won’t Even Say The Word “Stop!”

    10/25/2020 5:23:51 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 26 replies
    Twitter ^ | 10/25/20
    This is unreal...   
  • Japan's 'flying car' gets off ground, with a person aboard

    08/29/2020 12:31:05 PM PDT · by Libloather · 64 replies
    AP via MSN ^ | 8/28/20 | Yuri Kageyama
    TOKYO (AP) - The decades-old dream of zipping around in the sky as simply as driving on highways may be becoming less illusory. Japan’s SkyDrive Inc., among the myriads of “flying car” projects around the world, has carried out a successful though modest test flight with one person aboard. In a video shown to reporters on Friday, a contraption that looked like a slick motorcycle with propellers lifted several feet (1-2 meters) off the ground, and hovered in a netted area for four minutes. Tomohiro Fukuzawa, who heads the SkyDrive effort, said he hopes “the flying car” can be made...
  • Nadler involved in car accident but unhurt; Barr hearing delayed

    07/28/2020 6:52:29 AM PDT · by stylecouncilor · 60 replies ^ | Julu 28, 2020 | Gillian Turner, Ronn Blitzer
    House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., was involved in a car accident Tuesday morning on his way to Washington but was not injured, a Nadler spokesman said. Nadler was not driving, Fox News is told.
  • Protesters turned on man in car

    07/09/2020 11:12:49 AM PDT · by NohSpinZone · 37 replies
    Columbus Dispatch ^ | 7/8/2020 | By Jim Woods
    On the evening of May 31, Eldon Hawkins unwittingly drove his burgundy 2010 Buick LaCrosse sedan into the heart of a protest at Broad and High streets and unleashed a furious response. Hawkins, 58, who has cerebral palsy, said he was left shaken by the experience, and damage to his car topped $8,000. He spoke about what happened during Monday’s Columbus City Council meeting. Columbus police on Wednesday afternoon released a compilation of videos of the incident, which occurred around 7 p.m. Police are asking for help in identifying who might have been involved.
  • Two Seattle Protestors Hit By Car

    07/04/2020 3:36:22 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 189 replies
    Twitter ^ | 07/04/20
    When a car mowed into a group of protesters in Seattle tonight. Warning: Disturbing footage.  
  • Self-driving cars won't eradicate the car crash, study says

    06/08/2020 4:51:13 PM PDT · by RomanSoldier19 · 54 replies ^ | June 8, 2020 12:20 p.m. PT | Sean Szymkowski
    While self-driving cars won't get distracted or drive drunk, that only accounts for a third of wrecks that occur, according to the insurance industry. In a blow to hopes for a future free of car crashes with the coming of self-driving cars, a study released Thursday by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety shows totally driverless cars would have a difficult time achieving such a goal. The IIHS looked at more than 5,000 police-reported crashes from the National Motor Vehicle Crash Causation Survey, which the insurance industry-funded group said represents vehicle crashes that resulted in one car towed and required...
  • “Exterminate Christians!"

    04/09/2020 7:04:05 AM PDT · by SJackson · 13 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | Apr 9, 2020 | Raymond Ibrahim
    The Muslim persecution of Christians that occurred in just one month. Raymond Ibrahim is a Shillman Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center.   Reprinted from the Gatestone Institute. The following are some of the abuses Muslims inflicted on Christians, categorized by theme, throughout the month of January, 2020: The Slaughter of Christians in Nigeria During several separate incidents, militant Muslims—whether Fulani herdsmen, Boko Haram, or generic terrorists—continued to attack and massacre several Christians. As one example, on Friday, January 17, Muslim Fulani tribesmen on motorbikes raided a Christian village at a time they knew people were congregating at the village square...
  • Delivery by dog: A new way to get wine and groceries in the age of social distancing

    04/08/2020 2:20:28 AM PDT · by Libloather · 24 replies
    Washington Post (democracy dies with democrats) ^ | 4/07/20 | Antonia Noori Farzan
    The 11-year-old brindle boxer trotted out of the winery, bottles tucked into each pocket of his harness-like vest. Outside in the parking lot, a white Hyundai SUV was waiting. Its driver crouched down on the pavement, coaxing the dog to come closer. When the furry delivery boy reached the passenger-side door, the customer bent over and collected her purchase from his pack. While plenty of businesses are turning to curbside pickup or contactless delivery, Stone House Urban Winery may be the first to enlist a dog to help with social distancing. In mid-March, as fears about the novel coronavirus intensified,...
  • 'Come As You Are in the Family Car.' Drive-In Church Services Are Taking Off During the Coronavirus Pandemic

    03/31/2020 2:59:51 AM PDT · by Libloather · 13 replies
    Time ^ | 3/28/20 | Andrew R. Chow
    When pastor Frank Carl delivers a sermon at Genoa Church in Westerville, Ohio, he typically hears a chorus of “amens.” On Sunday, he instead heard a deafening blast of honks. And Carl wasn’t at the pulpit—he was about 25 feet off the ground on a scissor lift. “It’s not what I had in mind when I accepted a higher calling,” he told TIME of the experience, laughing. **SNIP** To continue providing services, churches have employed a variety of digital alternatives like livestreams, apps and YouTube videos. But over the past week, an increasing number of pastors have turned instead to...

    03/11/2020 5:11:47 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 46 replies
    Ovation Eddie 2 ^ | 11/3/20 | Joe Biden
    Joe's Handlers Rush Him into the Car (a la Grandpa Simpson)
  • 'Several injured' in central Germany as car rams carnival procession

    02/24/2020 7:38:54 AM PST · by knighthawk · 14 replies
    The Local Germany ^ | February 24 2020 | AFP/The Local
    Several people were injured Monday when a car drove into a carnival procession in the central German town of Volkmarsen, police said. "According to first reports, several people have been injured," police said in a statement, adding that the driver of the vehicle had been arrested. The local Waldeckische Zeitung daily cited witnesses as reporting some 15 people injured, "including small children". Volkmarsen is situated in the central state of Hesse, northwest of the city of Kassel. A silver Mercedes station wagon drove into a group of people at around 2:30 pm, according to a report in the The...
  • Police Searching For Car Seen In Video Driving Off Highway Cliff In California

    01/03/2020 1:40:51 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 35 replies
    ABC ^ | 01/02/20 | Enjoli Francis
    Authorities in California are desperately searching for an SUV and its occupants after it was captured on video driving on a highway shoulder and then flying off a cliff.In the 170-second video released by the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office, the dark-colored vehicle can be seen traveling northbound and then shooting across State Route 1 just south of Gray Whale Cove State Beach in Half Moon Bay, California, before disappearing from view.A person who was traveling on the multi-lane highway saw the SUV and captured the dramatic moment on video at around 11 a.m. on Monday, according to the San Jose...
  • BigRep 3D prints Loci autonomous electric pod car

    12/04/2019 1:53:13 PM PST · by Red Badger · 8 replies
    New Atlas ^ | December 04, 2019 | By Paul Ridden
    BigRep's Loci prototype was 3D-printed using the company's Pro, Studio G2 and One machines. BigRep =================================================================== Last year, Polymaker and XEV teamed up to launch what was claimed to be the first mass-producible 3D-printed electric car, the LSEV. Now Germany's BigRep has unveiled a design prototype of a sporty little number made up of 14 3D-printed parts, plus an electric powertrain and self-driving tech. Named Loci, the curvy four-wheeler has been designed by the company's NowLab consultancy – the same design studio responsible for the futuristic Nera motorcycle – as a last mile transport solution for urban areas, airports, for...
  • Superfast Charging High-Capacity Potassium Batteries Based on Organic Polymers

    12/04/2019 1:13:19 PM PST · by Red Badger · 24 replies ^ | November 30, 2019 | By Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech)
    Skoltech researchers in collaboration with scientists from the Institute for Problems of Chemical Physics of RAS and the Ural Federal University have shown that high-capacity high-power batteries can be made from organic materials without using lithium or other rare elements. In addition, they demonstrated the impressive stability of cathode materials and record high energy density in fast charge/discharge potassium-based batteries. The results of their studies were published in the Journal of Materials Chemistry A, Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, and Chemical Communications. ============================================================= Lithium-ion batteries are indispensable in our daily life: they are widely used for energy storage, in particular,...
  • Brave Antifa Blocks Car Angry Man Knocks Him Out

    11/22/2019 11:22:04 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 93 replies
    Some Antifa dude wearing a pink... "Dora da exploda" backpack... tries to block a truck... but when he punches truck... god ol' farmer jumps out and goes ham on him... 
  • Self-driving Uber car that hit and killed woman did not recognize that pedestrians jaywalk

    11/10/2019 9:18:55 AM PST · by yesthatjallen · 91 replies
    NBC ^ | 11 09 2019 | Phil McCausland
    A self-driving Uber car that struck and killed an Arizona woman was not able to recognize that pedestrians jaywalk, the National Traffic Safety Board revealed in documents released earlier this week. Elaine Herzberg, 49, died after she was hit in March 2018 by a Volvo SUV, which had an operator in the driver's seat and was traveling at about 40 miles per hour in autonomous mode at night in Tempe. The fatal accident came as a result of this automated Uber not having "the capability to classify an object as a pedestrian unless that object was near a crosswalk," one...
  • Federal probe launched into Tesla for possible battery defects after 'alarming number of car fires'

    11/04/2019 2:31:42 AM PST · by Libloather · 41 replies
    ABC News ^ | 11/03/19 | Julia Jacobo
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation into the possibility that battery defects in Tesla vehicles may have caused the cars to burst into flames. The investigation will involve certain battery management system software updates in Model S and Model X vehicles made between 2012 and 2019 in response to an "alarming number of car fires that have occurred worldwide," according to a letter the agency sent to Al Prescott, Tesla's deputy general counsel, on Oct. 24. The alleged defects in question are "high-voltage battery fires that are not related to collision or impact damage to the...