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New York says “no more excuses” with new electric vehicle rules

New York’s Governor Kathy Hochul announced Thursday there will be “no more excuses” not to buy an electric vehicle after directing the State Department of Environmental Conservation to take significant action to accelerate the state’s transition to clean transportation to protect the environment. In White Plains, New York, Governor Hochul outlined the state’s new ambitious clean energy and climate goals. The most important takeaway is all new vehicles sold in the state of New York will now need to be…

MG Motor reveals micro electric SUV concept

To add to the increasing EV fever across the globe, the British automotive marque MG’s sibling brand Baojun recently shared a glimpse of its forthcoming electric micro SUV in China. Now it becomes a point to ponder that if its been showcased in China what’s in it for us? The answer is as Baojun and MG are both owned by the Chinese auto giant SAIC-GM-Wuling Automobile, so it is believed that MG Motor India could also launch this vehicle under its own brand in the country. The all-electric micro SUV concept which has…

Litelok X claimed to be world’s most angle-grinder-resistant U lock

British company Litelok is best known for its flexible textile/cable-based lightweight bike locks. It's now venturing into the world of rigid U locks, tough, with a model that is claimed to be more resistant to angle grinder attacks than anything else on the market.Known as the Litelok X, the new lock is actually being offered in two models – the X1 and the X3.Both incorporate a hardened fine-grain high-tensile steel core, which offers protection against lock-cutting implements such as hammers, bolt croppers, long bars,…

Solar panel kit with 100W panel and 20A controller $191

Are you tired of being grid-dependent, or maybe you’re wanting to start the transition to solar? You’ll find that today’s deal marks a new all-time low for ACOPOWER’s 100W solar panel kit, which is down to $191 at Amazon. It includes the 100W solar panel, a 20W charge controller, and all the wiring you’ll need to get it set up as soon as it arrives. We also have a wide selection of Tesla and e-bike discounts in today’s New Green Deals, so you won’t want to miss that either. Head below for other New Green Deals that…

Tesla Cybertruck is going to be ‘waterproof enough’ to cross rivers

Elon Musk says that Tesla Cybertruck is going to be “waterproof enough” to cross rivers and serve as a boat for short periods of time. It looks like Musk read Electrek this morning when we reported on the world’s first fully electric amphibious 8×8 XTV vehicle because he quickly announced that the Tesla Cybertruck will pretty much be amphibious. The Tesla CEO announced on Twitter today: Cybertruck will be waterproof enough to serve briefly as a boat, so it can cross rivers, lakes and even seas that aren’t too…

Researchers capture first images of carbon dioxide emissions from commercial aircraft engine

Researchers developed a technique called chemical species tomography that can capture carbon dioxide exhaust from a commercial airplane engine. To image such a large area, the researchers used a 7-m-diameter optical mounting frame (red) located just 3 m from the exit nozzle of the engine. The testing facility is at the Instituto Nacional de Tecnica Aeroespacial (INTA) in Madrid. Credit: Gordon Humphries, University of Strathclyde…

The New Expression of Premium-ness – Hyundai TUCSON

Hyundai’s best-selling car around the world has finally entered the Indian market and it marks the start of a new era, a new language of premium-ness. Hyundai India has alwaysstayed two steps ahead of its competition when it comes to features. That is the reason why most people looking for premium features and an affordable price tag end up with a Hyundai. That proposition gets a boost with the introduction of Hyundai’s global best-seller – the Tucson. The fifth-generation Tucson changes the luxury SUV game. How you may…

Will China lead the Fourth Industrial Revolution?

If you ask some commentators, China has already taken a lead over the US in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. People like Nicolas Chaillan, the former United States Air Force’s first chief software officer, have warned that the States is losing its dominant position in the tech war with China, warning that Beijing has leveraged its wealth of data and the surveillance state to gain artificial intelligence supremacy. However, in…

Tesla employee was hit by a car in bizarre Supercharger ICEing incident

A Tesla employee was reportedly hit by a car in a bizarre ICEing incident at Supercharger station in Austin, Texas. The police are now asking for the public’s help in finding the suspect. When used in reference to a charging station, the term “ICEing” in the EV community is used to describe the scenario where ICE (internal combustion engine) vehicles occupy spaces for EVs at a charging station. Many places have implemented fines for parking at a charging station without charging, which has discouraged people from…

VW CFO says it’s well-positioned for EV plans after Porsche listing

After the historic public listing of Volkswagen’s sports performance brand, Porsche, the automaker’s chief financial officer (CFO), Arno Antiliz, says VW is ready and well funded to execute its EV strategy. He also mentions the possibility of listing its battery unit, PowerCo, to free up even more funds and accelerate battery cell development. Porsche made its highly anticipated public trading debut Thursday on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, hitting the top end of VW’s guidance at around $73 billion in value while…