Uber suspends self-driving testing program in Arizona

Uber suspends self-driving testing program in Arizona

In wake of a car crash involving one of its autonomous cars, Uber has officially suspended its self-driving testing program in the U.S. state of Arizona.

Hundreds of millions of people to switch off lights to mark Earth Hour

Hundreds of millions of people to switch off lights to mark Earth Hour

People around the globe are being urged to switch off their lights for an hour on Saturday night to mark Earth Hour and support action on climate change.

‘Bad luck’ mutations boost cancer risk more than one’s behavior: research

‘Bad luck’ mutations boost cancer risk more than one’s behavior: research

A new research has suggested that genetic mutations that develop into cancer are caused by simple random errors occurring during replacement of cells, indicating that ‘bad luck’ mutations boost can

Arctic sea ice dips to record low for winter

Arctic sea ice dips to record low for winter

Giving a strong signal of a global warming, the Colorado-based National Snow & Ice Data Center has announced that extent of floating ice in the Arctic region hit a new low for winter.

Urinating, pouring alcohol on jellyfish sting can make things worse: study

Urinating, pouring alcohol on jellyfish sting can make things worse: study

Urinating and pouring alcohol on a jellyfish sting are some of the most commonly suggested home remedies.

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CATL and its Brunp Recycling subsidiary are setting up JV for cathode materials

In a move which will enable Chinese battery manufacturer CATL to expand its raw material supply, a joint venture for cathode materials is being set up by the company with its subsidiary Brunp Recyc

Chinese government aiming at 1 million FCEV registrations by 2030

According to a report by the South China Morning Post, the Chinese government is aiming for an ambitious target of getting 1 million fuel cell vehicles (FCEVs) on the roads by the year 2030.

VW ID.3 special edition, limited to 30,000 units, is out of stock

In a recent statement released shortly ahead of the upcoming IAA event this week, German automaker Volkswagen (VW) has revealed that its limited special edition of the ID.3 is now out of stock.

Porsche unveils final production version of ‘Taycan’ all-electric car

German automaker Porsche officially unveiled the final production version its first all-electric car -- the ‘Taycan’ -- on Wednesday, September 4, 2019.

BMW to discontinue hybrid i8 production by April 2020

In a recent press release, German automaker BMW has indicated that it will stop producing its i8 plug-in hybrid sports car from April 2020.

Fraunhofer ISE develops EV solar roof with highly efficient solar cells

Germany-based Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (Fraunhofer ISE) has developed solar roofing for electric vehicles (EVs), in an apparent effort to increase their driving range.

CNH Industrial invests $250M in e-truck start-up Nikola

In a recent statement, UK-headquartered capital goods company CNH Industrial has revealed that it is making a $250-million investment in US startup Nikola, which specializes in the production of el