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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: GM’s Cruise heads down new road with robotaxi concept

General Motors Co.’s self-driving car company will attempt to deliver on its long-running promise to provide a more environmentally friendly ride-hailing service in an unorthodox vehicle designed to eliminate the need for human operators to transport people around crowded cities.

Rather Than Polluting Icy Roadsides With Salt, Scientists Use Recycled Biowaste From Fruit

The U.S. spends $5 billion a year to repair damages to road infrastructure from winter snow and ice control operations and the use of traditional de-icers. Every year, roughly 27 million tons of sodium chloride, commonly known as road salt, is used on U.S. roadways for winter maintenance. The chlorides do not degrade in the […]

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A Path to a Great Career, with a NAPA Apprenticeship Program

Learn how the accredited, paid technician program could help you set your career in motion. In the wake of a nationwide technician shortage, auto care centers are finding it hard to recruit and retain qualified auto techs. “When we would…

Mystery of the solar-powered ghost ship that washed ashore 3 years ago finally solved

When you live along the coast, you get accustomed to seeing some bizarre things wash ashore. Here’s one thing you’re not likely to forget, however: a solar-powered caravan-type houseboat, with no sign of a crew. Three years ago, that’s exactly…

Los Angeles’ Zero Emissions Roadmap To 2028

Los Angeles. 2028. The Summer Olympics return for their third trip. The Olympic Committee has fulfilled their promise to only use recycled materials. An easy promise in a city with so much existing Olympic Infrastructure. But will the Olympians be able to breathe? Will Los Angeles, America’s manufacturing hub, be forced to shut down factories (and the ports!) for weeks preceding the Olympics in order to ensure adequately clean air? Or will this not be enough? Will all Olympic events be held indoors? Will Olympians compete wearing filtration masks and oxygen tanks