Why the environment cannot wait for an electric future

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Climate experts agree that time is of the essence. We must make “rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes” to limit global warming by 2030 or the results could be irreversible, according to the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. 

In the transportation sector, however, much of the current focus is on electric vehicles. EVs do hold a lot of promise, but in many applications, such as commercial trucking, the technology cannot meet current performance and financial requirements. The result is that fleets are continuing to run on petroleum diesel and delaying carbon reduction strategies. 

They don’t need to. There are clean fuels that work in existing diesel vehicles with no modifications required, such as biodiesel and renewable diesel. Not only do they work, but they also offer significantly lower greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions than petroleum diesel.

In fact, using the highly regarded

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Lucid Motors completes $700M factory to produce its first electric vehicles

Electric automaker Lucid Motors has completed the initial phase of its $700 million factory, a milestone required to begin production of its first luxury all-electric Air sedan this spring.

The factory, which is located about halfway between Tucson and Phoenix off Interstate 10, has the capacity to produce 30,000 vehicles a year. If Lucid, led by CEO Peter Rawlinson, is successful in its bid to attract buyers, that factory will expand from its current 999,000 square feet to more than 5 million square feet. Once fully built out, the factory will have the capacity to build 400,000 vehicles a year.



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It’s an ambitious plan for a company that has yet to deliver a single vehicle. Yet, Rawlinson has remained bullish of EVs and Lucid’s future. Lucid is already getting ready to resume construction on the next phase of the

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LEDs and High Efficiency Lighting Market Projections & Growth Status Analyzed During 2021-2030| Advanced Lighting Technologies, Cree, Feit Electric

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Nov 30, 2020 (WiredRelease via Comtex) —
New York City, NY: Nov. 30, 2020 – Published via (Wired Release)- Global LEDs and High Efficiency Lighting 2021-2030 | Investment Opportunity Pivot on Nonresidential Buildings, Residential Buildings, Outdoor Lighting to boost market growth opportunities and forecast by 2030, prepared by Market.us is widely known for its accuracy and factual figures that have been shown through a concise graphical representation, tables and figures. The LEDs and High Efficiency Lighting market assessment puts forth all-inclusive data that enriches the scope, understanding, and application of this report. The prime objective of the research assets is to define market sizes of different segments and countries in previous years and to forecast the values to the next 10 years.

The rising technology in LEDs and High Efficiency Lighting is also depicted in this research

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A Novel Way To Operate An Electric Wheelchair Using Google Smart Glasses

When one thinks of a wheelchair user, one of the first things that understandably comes to mind is a person without adequate use of their legs for ambulation.

However, it’s easy to forget about the many thousands of people around the world who, additionally, have severely limited upper limb function.

This can result from a range of diseases and conditions such as spinal cord injuries above the C5/C6 vertebrae, ALS (motor neuron disease), Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, stroke, Spinal Muscular Atrophy and Spina Bifida to name but a few.

For these patients, operating an electric wheelchair in a conventional manner using a small joystick by the side of their chair is highly problematic due to limited hand movement.

Often, the only options available to these individuals are complete reliance on others, or clunky, cosmetically undesirable and difficult to install

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Disconnector Switches Market Business Outlook, Current And Future Growth By 2030| ABB, Eaton, General Electric

New York City, NY: Nov. 30, 2020 – Published via (Wired Release)- Global Disconnector Switches 2021-2030 | Investment Opportunity Pivot on Industrial, Commercial, Residential to boost market growth opportunities and forecast by 2030, prepared by Market.us is widely known for its accuracy and factual figures that have been shown through a concise graphical representation, tables and figures. The Disconnector Switches market assessment puts forth all-inclusive data that enriches the scope, understanding, and application of this report. The prime objective of the research assets is to define market sizes of different segments and countries in previous years and to forecast the values to the next 10 years. 

The rising technology in Disconnector Switches is also depicted in this research report. Factors that are boosting the growth of the market, and giving a positive push to thrive in the global market is explained in detail. This report is designed to incorporate both

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The Only Electric Car Stock Worth Buying

Electric car stocks may very well be in a bubble. Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) stock has rocketed around 600% this year, pushing up the market capitalization of the Elon Musk-led automaker to roughly $540 billion. That’s over 20 times annual sales and nearly 35 times book value. Tesla is now profitable, but largely due to the sale of regulatory credits. Tesla’s price-to-earnings ratio is so high it’s not even worth mentioning.

Yes, Tesla does more than make cars. And yes, there’s a cult following and intense loyalty surrounding the brand. But ultimately, Tesla is much more an automaker than a tech company. It’s valued like Google when it should be valued more like Ford.

There are other electric car stocks that have defied reality this year as well. Chinese electric car maker NIO is now worth over $70 billion despite delivering just over 12,000 cars in the third quarter. Nikola is

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Data Center Infrastructure Management Market Futuristic Comprehensive Insights Report [Forecast 2029] | CA Technology Inc, Emerson Electric Co

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Nov 28, 2020 (MarketResearch.biz via Comtex) —
A consciously conceived and designed business intelligence report titled Global Data Center Infrastructure Management market 2020 by Manufacturers, Type, and Application, Forecast to 2029 by MarketResearch.biz discloses a succinct analysis of the regional spectrum, market size, and revenue forecast about the market. This report sheds light on the vital developments along with other events happening in the global Data Center Infrastructure Management market which is marking on the enlargement and opening doors for outlook growth in the coming years.

This is the latest report, covering the current COVID-19/Corona Virus pandemic impact on the market which has affected every aspect of life globally. This has brought along several changes in market conditions and the Business areas. The rapidly changing market scenario and initial and future assessment of the impact are covered

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Take a look at the electric trucks automakers are planning

From electric car startups to the old-school Detroit auto giants, the automotive industry is gearing up for a battle royale as companies race to deliver the first all-electric pickup truck to the mass market.



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The best-selling vehicle in the U.S. is a pickup truck (Ford’s F-150). Meanwhile, electric vehicle sales have been steadily rising for years, with some analysts expecting those numbers to jump by nearly 40% globally in 2021, topping 3 million electric vehicles sold around the world.

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So, it was just a matter of time before automakers began flooding the market with electric trucks.

On Monday — after selling out reservations for its first set of R1T pickups — Rivian opened another round of pre-orders. Elon Musk and Tesla generated buzz with the wild (and smashing) unveiling of the Tesla Cybertruck in November 2019. And, Ford

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Faraday Future Joins Zero Emission Transportation Association (ZETA) Calling for an Accelerated Transition to Electric Vehicles

  • Faraday Future Joins 29 Others as a Founding Member of New Zero Emission Transportation Association (ZETA) in the US
  • Coalition Aims to Push for 100 Percent Electric Vehicle Sales by 2030 and Will Help Secure a Path for the Future of Electric Mobility
  • As a Forward-thinking Leader in the Electric Vehicle Space, Faraday Future Is Committed to Clean Energy EV Technology

Faraday Future (FF), a California-based global shared intelligent mobility ecosystem company, today announced that it has joined a coalition made up of 30 companies to launch the Zero Emission Transportation Association (ZETA), an organization dedicated to achieving 100% electric vehicle (EV) sales in the United States by 2030. Founding members are industry leaders in the EV space including Tesla, Uber and EVgo whose values and strategic interests support ZETA’s principles of EV adoption and growth in the US.

ZETA is the first coalition of its kind advocating for 100%

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Why Coronavirus News Is Good News for General Electric Stock Today

What happened

General Electric (NYSE:GE) stock is generally best known for its industrial businesses building jet airplane engines and gas-fired turbines for energy production. But in this age of the coronavirus, it’s COVID-19 news that is driving GE stock 3.6% higher as of 1:50 p.m. EST Monday.

So what

This morning, GE Healthcare announced it has developed the world’s first X-ray artificial intelligence algorithm to assist doctors working to help critically ill COVID-19 patients with their breathing.  

GE’s announcement relates to its Critical Care Suite 2.0 software system, which the company says can help clinicians “assess Endotracheal Tube (ETT) placement for intubated patients, including critical COVID-19 patients.” Although it’s just one of five AI “solutions” offered by the suite, this one is arguably the timeliest.

Embedded in a mobile x-ray device, it helps doctors with “automated measurements, case prioritization and quality control,” and quickly shows doctors on an X-ray where

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