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BioLite’s FirePit goes beyond the camping grill

Relaxing and staring at fire is a primordial pleasure, but one that's often isolated to camping trips. It also inevitably leads to burger and hot dog cravings. While your average campfire -- a flaming stack of logs surrounded by rocks or rusty metal...
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Porsche’s Mission E pricing might give Tesla buyers pause

Porsche boss Oliver Blume has dropped some details about the Porsche Mission E that should perk up the ears of EV and sports car fans. The all-electric vehicle will look much like the dramatically-styled concept that first appeared in 2015 and get to...
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Researchers estimate the human cost of emissions cheating

We've known for a while that there is a link between the emissions coming out of a car's tailpipe and various cardiovascular conditions. In fact, diesel cars are significantly worse for people's life expectancy than their petrol-powered equivalents....
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Wind energy mines digital cash to support climate research

Climate change is frequently described as a vicious cycle that depletes the very resources needed to fight it. In the case of Julian Oliver's latest project, however, it could almost be described as virtuous. His Harvest project uses a 700W wind turb...
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Mini shows off its pure-electric concept car

We've seen the fancy 3D renders, now here it is in real life, the Mini Electric Concept. Shown off on the first day of the Frankfurt Auto Show, the small EV is expected to hit production in 2019.
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Honda’s Urban EV Concept is a throwback to the old Civic

Some cars are timeless. The first generation Honda CVCC is one of those vehicles. With it's tiny frame it bucked against the large American cars of the 1970s and become an instant classic. So it's no surprise that the automaker looked back at its her...
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Volkswagen’s electric Crozz SUV gets closer to reality

Volkswagen continues to push its electric roadmap. At the Frankfurt auto show, it dropped a newer version of the pure electric ID Crozz Crossover. Initially unveiled in Shanghai, the crossover is the third vehicle with the ID brand along with the mic...
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BMW unveils the zippy i Vision Dynamics electric concept car

At the Frankfurt auto show, BMW showed off the latest addition to its iSeries vehicles: The two-door i Vision Dynamics coupe concept car. With a top speed of 200 kilometers per-hour and a zero to 100 kilometers (64 miles per-hour) launch of four seco...
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Mercedes puts Formula One tech in an electric hypercar

More and more supercars from the likes of Ferrari and Porsche are using electric motors to juice their torque. Mercedes-Benz wasn't about to be left out and has just introduced the 1,000 horsepower AMG Project One ahead of the Frankfurt Auto Show. Th...
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Mercedes’ Smart Vision EQ is a tiny urban autonomous concept

During a series of song and dance numbers, Mercedes-Benz introduced its Smart Vision EQ concept vehicle. The pure electric completely autonomous car is built for personalization without actual ownership. Based on the Smart fortwo, the car is the comp...