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EVgo latest in hot US electric auto sector to publicly list

California-based EVgo is set to join the parade of companies jumping on public equity markets following a transaction announced Friday to raise $575 million to accelerate the build-out of electric charging stations in the ...

Engineering

Hydrogen gas-fueled airships could spur development in remote communities

What do tomatoes, hemp and hydrogen gas have in common? Only one thing: they were all victims of misinformation that banned their use. Harmless products that could have had a positive role in the economy and society were ...

Automotive

US orders Ford to recall 3 mn vehicles with Takata airbags

US regulators on Tuesday ordered Ford to recall three million vehicles containing Takata airbags that show signs of "potential future rupture risk."

Automotive

Stellantis sets sights on electric vehicles in future

Stellantis, the world's newest major automobile group, laid out Tuesday a roadmap for its development, notably in electric vehicles.

Engineering

Autonomous driving on intelligent road at Europe's edge

An ESA-supported effort put an intelligent road up in Finnish Lapland through its paces, assessing its suitability for testing autonomous vehicles in some of Europe's most challenging driving conditions.

Automotive

Europe 2020 auto sales post record fall as virus hits

New car sales in Europe last year suffered a record fall of nearly 24 percent due to the coronavirus pandemic, the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association (ACEA) said Tuesday.

Automotive

US agency updating auto safety ratings for new technology

The U.S. government's road safety agency wants to update its ratings system for vehicle safety to include testing of some new advanced driver-assist systems as it tries to keep up with changing technology.