2020 Fiat 500e — All-New & Electric Only (Gallery)

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Sun, 29 Mar 2020 07:00:33 +0000

2020 Fiat 500e - Totally RedesignedEarlier this month, Fiat unveiled its first new car that was designed — from the outset — to be a purely electric offering. Meet the all-new 2020 Fiat 500e that was supposed to debut at the Corona-cancelled Geneva show. It’s a car that looks so much like the old one that you’d be forgiven for wonder what, exactly, has changed

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Wanted — 100,000 Ventilators In 13 Days

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Sun, 29 Mar 2020 06:01:24 +0000

Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo stated yesterday that New York expects to need 30,000 ventilators in 14 –21 days, and also 140,000 hospital beds. That is when the number crunchers of New York’s health care system expect to reach the apex of coronavirus infections

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A new battery chemistry promises safer high-voltage lithium-ion batteries

For the first time, researchers who explore the physical and chemical properties of electrical energy storage have found a new way to improve lithium-ion batteries. They successfully increased not only the voltage delivery of a lithium-ion battery but also its ability to suppress dangerous conditions that affect the current range of batteries. This improved lithium-ion battery could make longer journeys in electric vehicles possible and lead to the creation of a new generation of home energy storage, both with improved fire safety.

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Wanted — 100,000 Respirators In 13 Days

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Sun, 29 Mar 2020 06:01:24 +0000

Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo stated yesterday that New York expects to need 30,000 respirators in 14 –21 days, and also 140,000 hospital beds. That is when the number crunchers of New York’s health care system expect to reach the apex of coronavirus infections

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Volkswagen Software — 10 Months Ago vs. Today

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 29 Mar 2020 05:30:26 +0000

From a 2019 Volkswagen story about Volkswagen: “The new ‘Car.Software’ unit will be responsible for essential parts of software development for vehicles and cloud platforms in all brands and regions.” From someone at Volkswagen this week: “This is no longer a laugh. … The car is far from ready for the market. … It’s an absolute disaster. We just can’t get people.”

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