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Renault Presents Cannes Film Festival Official Car 'Latitude'

Christophe de Margerie, CEO of major French oil company Total, was killed Monday night when his corporate jet crashed into a snow removal vehicle on the runway of an airport near Moscow. The company reportedly has no succession plant in place, but has strong corporate governance led by a long-standing board of directors. “Barclays France… Keep reading →

'A World Without Petrol' Art Exhibition Launches In Sydney

Electric Vehicles today are considered to be more expensive to purchase than their Internal Combustion Engine counterparts. But the purchase price of EV’s versus ICE vehicles tells an incomplete story about the comparative costs. While none of the EV’s on the market today are cheap, they are competitively priced for their class of vehicle. The… Keep reading →

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I recently had the opportunity to test drive the Tesla Model S P85, the high-performance version of the highly acclaimed all-electric luxury sedan. Like many drivers of the Model S, I was thoroughly impressed by the performance of this machine and after examining the engineering I am increasingly convinced that electric vehicles (EVs) are the… Keep reading →

Siemens AG Announces Strategic Restructuring

Siemens is acquiring gas equipment manufacturer Dresser-Rand for $7.6 billion dollars in a move meant to help the German conglomerate capitalize on the US energy boom. Earlier this year Siemens bought “most” of Rolls-Royce’s civil energy operation for $1.3 billion. The acquisitions are also likely motivated by a desire to remain competitive with rival GE, which… Keep reading →

Tesla Motors Continues To Report Quarterly Losses, While Interest In Their Batteries Grow

News broke on Wednesday that Nevada had apparently won the five-state competition to land Tesla Motors’ vaunted Gigafactory. A boost in manufacturing prestige and 6,500 jobs are expected to result – but is it possible this giant battery plant of the future could turn out to be a white elephant? OK, Lux Research didn’t go… Keep reading →

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Q: How fast can I go? A: How much do you want to spend?  It seems like Renovo Motors, the just-unstealthed EV builder, wants to build really fast battery-powered cars. Like, 0-to-60-in-3.4-seconds fast. Elon Musk of Tesla certainly wants to build really fast performance cars. But Musk also wants to build a mass-market EV, move the world to solar power… Keep reading →

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Natural gas production from the Marcellus shale formation – primarily from West Virginia and Pennsylvania – exceeded 15 billion cubic feet per day through July, equivalent to 21% of total 2013 US marketed gas production. With the rig count essentially stable, increases in drilling productivity are driving output growth. “…production from new wells is more… Keep reading →

Tesla Earns $46 Million In Q4 As Stock Soars Amid Apple Rumors

It’s not quite full-steam ahead on a Reno “Gigafactory” for Tesla – but the electric car company did confirm that it has pushed around a lot of Nevada dirt, while also keeping its options open in Arizona, California, New Mexico and Texas. This revelation came in the company’s second quarter 2014 shareholder letter [PDF], issued… Keep reading →

Export-Import Bank Holds 2014 Annual Conference

With a blog post by CEO Elon Musk entitled “All Our Patent Are Belong To You” – that’s a reference to an old Internet meme, not poor grammar – Telsa Motors has gone open source. Henceforth, Musk wrote on Thursday, “Tesla will not initiate patent lawsuits against anyone who, in good faith, wants to use… Keep reading →

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The giant Groningen natural gas field in the Netherlands’ northeastern countryside supplies much of Europe’s natural gas, but earthquakes in the region have been occurring more frequently as the field ages. The Dutch government ordered Shell and ExxonMobil to cut back production to 80% of the volume produced in 2013 – which amounts to an… Keep reading →

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