03/02/2023

Automotive

Treasury makes more electric SUVs eligible for tax credits

The Treasury Department said Friday it is making more electric vehicles—including SUVs made by Tesla, Ford and General Motors—eligible for tax credits of up to $7,500 under new vehicle classification definitions.

Business

Jordan's electric car users battle with batteries

Electric car early adopters in oil-poor Jordan are now having to grapple with the thorny question of battery disposal, as demand for the technology accelerates across the region.

Engineering

Energy-efficient neighborhood redevelopment for affordable housing

In the "smood—smart neighborhood" project, 16 companies, four research institutions and an association have been working together, with the scientific support of Fraunhofer, on the future of energy-related renovation measures ...

Business

Spain court rules against Amazon over freelance drivers

A Spanish court has ruled that over 2,000 people who used their own vehicles to deliver packages for Amazon as self-employed freelancers should have been hired by the firm as formal employees.

Robotics

Piloting drones reliably with mobile communication technology

Drones are operating increasingly in areas out of sight of the person controlling them. However, conventional remote controls have a limited range, which makes them unsuitable for these flights. On the other hand, simple ...

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