How Europe will beat China on batteries

Map shows Europe's imminent Great Leap Forward in battery cell production

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  • China produces 80 percent of electric vehicle batteries.
  • To achieve battery independence, Europe is ramping up production.
  • And the U.S.? Action is needed, and quick.
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How the pandemic could finally democratize commutes

Whose responsibility is it to ensure that there is affordable access to employment?

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What responsibilities do employers have in terms of supporting their workforce's commute to work?

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Enter to win a brand-new 2020 Tesla Model 3

Feel good about your submission by donating to the Playing for Change Foundation.

  • The 2020 Tesla Model 3 ranges up to 250 miles on a single charge.
  • The consumer-level model goes up to 140 mph, going from 0 to 60 in 5.3 seconds.
  • This charity giveaway supports the global music education initiative, Playing for Change.
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Elon Musk promises $25,000 electric car at Tesla's 'Battery Day'

The electric car manufacturer says updates to its battery design and manufacturing process will help lower production costs.

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  • The high cost of batteries is the main reason why electric vehicles cost more than gas-powered cars.
  • At the company's 'Battery Day' event on Tuesday, Tesla announced a new battery design that will give its cars more power and a longer range.
  • The success of Tesla's plan depends on its ability to scale up production.
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Airspeeder's ‘flying car’ racers to be shielded by virtual force-fields

Welcome to the world's newest motorsport: manned multicopter races that exceed speeds of 100 mph.

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  • Airspeeder is a company that aims to put on high-speed races featuring electric flying vehicles.
  • The so-called Speeders are able to fly at speeds of up to 120 mph.
  • The motorsport aims to help advance the electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) sector, which could usher in the age of air taxis.
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