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Self-organizing drone flock demonstrates safe traffic solution for smart cities of the future

After creating the world's first self-organizing drone flock, researchers at Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE), Budapest, Hungary have now also demonstrated the first large-scale autonomous drone traffic solution. This fascinating ...

Energy & Green Tech

Electric trucks: How many fast-charging locations are needed in Europe?

A new joint study by Fraunhofer ISI and Amazon provides critical insights as to the optimal number and location of public fast-charging stations required to enable the widespread electrification of long-haul trucking in Europe.

Energy & Green Tech

Battery innovation could boost power delivery for electric aircraft

A battery component innovation could help keep power delivery high when electric aircraft land with low charge, according to a study led by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory with expertise from the University of Michigan.

Energy & Green Tech

Study finds health risks in switching ships from diesel to ammonia fuel

As container ships the size of city blocks cross the oceans to deliver cargo, their huge diesel engines emit large quantities of air pollutants that drive climate change and have human health impacts. It has been estimated ...

Energy & Green Tech

Hydrogen flight looks ready for take-off with new advances

The possibility of hydrogen-powered flight means greater opportunities for fossil-free travel, and the technological advances to make this happen are moving fast. New studies from Chalmers University of Technology, in Sweden, ...

Automotive

An electric passenger light rail for Okanagan Valley, Canada

Anyone who has ever been stuck in gridlock while driving over Kelowna's William R. Bennett Bridge or any Okanagan community can appreciate the thought that there has to be a better alternative than Highway 97 to navigate ...

Automotive

Toyota investing in EV charging network Ionna

Toyota says it's investing in Ionna, teaming with seven other automakers to support the company's implementation of its charging network for battery electric vehicles across North America.