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'Open Rotor' engine for sustainable aviation

To advance the goal of achieving environmentally sustainable aviation, the jet engine giants of the U.S. and France on Monday unveiled a joint vision that would significantly change both the look of airplane engines and how ...

Energy & Green Tech

GM, Wabtec to develop hydrogen powered locomotives

General Motors has signed a deal to develop railroad locomotives powered by a hydrogen fuel cell and battery system.

Automotive

US to seek automated braking requirement for heavy trucks

In a reversal from Trump administration policies, U.S. auto safety regulators say they will move to require or set standards for automatic emergency braking systems on new heavy trucks.

Automotive

GM to recall some 2021 cars for faulty air bag warning light

The U.S. government's highway safety agency approved a request by General Motors to recall four 2021 vehicle makes due to a malfunctioning air bag warning light.

Automotive

Startup Kelekona develops a 40-seat drone bus

Inspired by the packed to the brim trains from New Jersey to New York, Braeden Kelekona came up with the idea for a 40-seat drone bus. This concept would aim to keep passenger numbers reasonable in order to accommodate desired ...

Automotive

Peugeot to be prosecuted in France over 'dieselgate'

French car maker Peugeot is facing prosecution in France over the "dieselgate" emissions cheating scandal, its parent company Stellantis said Wednesday, after similar charges were announced against Renault and Volkswagen.

Automotive

Eying deal, GM softens on tough standards for car pollution

The nation's largest automaker said Wednesday it can support greenhouse gas emissions limits that other car manufacturers negotiated with California—if they are achieved mostly by promoting sales of fully electric vehicles.