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  1. If Volkswagen realizes its ambition of becoming the global leader in electric cars, it will be thanks to a radical and risky bet born...
      


  2. A brilliant move, I'd say. (But they could've fixed the typo in the headline)
      


  3. Traveling in flying cars by 2030!? Dream or reality...According to Morgan Stanley future is closer than ever before...  "If you're bullish on autonomous cars, it's...
      


  4. Although driverless cars are probably more than a decade away, interesting new study predicts a lot of "fun" when/if they come. The study warns...
      


  5. Why more than half of Americans’ phone calls go unanswered That bad, huh? I hate using my phone for anything other than my morning wake...
      


  6. GM cutting hundreds of salaried workers in Georgia, Arizona, Texas and Michigan at its IT centers, according to lawmakers who have been briefed on...


  7. The drones are coming. Apparently.
      


  8. Is China’s plan to use a nuclear bomb detonator to release shale gas in earthquake-prone Sichuan crazy or brilliant?
      


  9. There's a new private fleet of aircraft keeping an eye on Tesla. These private pilots are part of a group of short sellers interested...
      


  10. Will Elon Musk go to jail if this is true?  It seems he is misleading his investors and the fringe left Climate crowdfunders. U.S. sales of...
      


  11. A team of former U.S. government intelligence operatives working for the United Arab Emirates hacked into the iPhones of activists, diplomats and rival foreign...
      


  12. Will Musk (Tesla China), Gates (Templeton Dragon Fund), Buffet (BYD) and other western billionaires reset their priorities toward the Free World?  https://www.cnbc.com/2019/01/15/chinese-foreign-direct-investment-to-the-us-falls-in-2018-data.html 2016-2018, FDI dropped 90%. In 2015,...
      


  13. Venezuela’s Best Path to Democracy? Pay Off the Military This article has some very interesting arguments about how oil could be the answer to Democracy...
      


  14. In another topic area, they are actually having a good discussion about EVs and the future of oil. It was interesting but so off-base...
      


  15. Tesla's 2018 fourth-quarter results showed the company still made a profit ($139.5 million), but it was smaller than that of the third quarter ($311.5...


  16. Bosch eyes Google, spends €4 billion on self-driving vehicles Meh, self-driving cars. Make them fly.
      


  17. Facebook finished 2018 with record profits. The social network brought in $6.8 billion in profits in the last three months of 2018, a 61...


  18. A new report claims the electric vehicle market will reach a “tipping point” in 2022, when the cost of owning a BEV will equal...
      


  19. Corrosion can be a big problem in the O&G industry, especially on offshore oil & gas platforms where saltwater is a big contributor to corrosion. ‘This...


  20. FaceTime Bug Lets iPhone Users Eavesdrop, in a Stumble for Apple As an open anti-fan of all things Apple, I'm happy to report this news. 
      


  21. A Volvo Cars joint venture has won approval to begin hands-free testing of its software for self-driving cars on Swedish highways, partner Veoneer said...
      


  22. Not quite there yet. Good overview from Bloomberg amid so much EV hype.
      


  23. The robots at the Enjoy Budapest Cafe can do it all - they can serve up food and drink, tell jokes, dance with the...
      


  24. Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Energy is looking to potentially extract large amounts of lithium from its Salton Sea geothermal plants and Tesla is reportedly...


  25. NASA’s Opportunity rover is silently marking the 15th anniversary of its touchdown on Mars. The spacecraft hasn’t been heard from since a global dust...
      


  26. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-bp-m-a-powershare/bp-invests-in-chinese-electric-vehicle-charging-platform-idUSKCN1PI0Z4 Better late than never, I suppose. Also, they're launching their first major ad campaign since 2010, portraying themselves as an "all-energy" company. Seriously, what's...


  27. It appears the reality of the EV "Dream" has come to an end.  Authoritarian and Totalitarian Regimes CAN produce almost anything at a "PROFIT."  Maybe the...
      


  28. Electric car use may be growing exponentially, but they are doing little to curb rising carbon emissions and oil demand, IEA said. According to...


  29. ICE-ing is the act of taking fuel-powered trucks and parking them in such a way as to stop EVs from reaching the cables of...


  30. This is a great article addressing the overcapacity of the American auto industry. Sedans are blamed for the collapse in sales, jobs loss, and recession.  However,...
      

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