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Tesla Semi: 500-Mile Range, Cheaper Than Diesel, Quick to Charge

HAWTHORNE, Calif. — The Tesla Semi launched Thursday night to a host of superlatives. It’s faster, safer, and cheaper to run than anyone expected. Most of all, it will run 500 miles on a single charge, according to Tesla. The battery might have as much as 1 megawatt-hour of energy, we believe. And with a newer, super-faster Tesla Megacharger system, a trucker can add 400 miles of range in 30 minutes. The Tesla Semi will go into production in 2019, Tesla claims. No price was cited, but Musk hammered on ...

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New Solar Panel Design Could Charge Your Phone With Ambient Light

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Battery technology is still advancing at a sluggish rate in spite of intense research. The amount of energy you can carry around continues to limit what our mobile devices can do, and current methods of charging can only take us so far. A French solar power startup with the counterintuitive name of Dracula Technologies says it has developed a new type of solar panel that could be integrated into almost any device thanks to its ...

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T-Charge: New London traffic charge comes into force

Drivers of older, more polluting vehicles will have to pay almost twice as much to drive in central London. Mayor Sadiq Khan’s £10 T-Charge, which mainly applies to diesel and petrol vehicles registered before 2006, has come into force. It covers the same area as the existing congestion charge zone, bumping the cost to £21.50 for those affected. Opponents said the scheme would “disproportionately penalise London’s poorest drivers”. The measure is the latest attempt by Mr Khan to improve air quality in the capital. Old banger vs diesel: Which is ...

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Quest: Are Theresa May's days in charge numbered?

Brexit trouble for Theresa May Quest’s Profitable Moment I wonder if we will look back on this week as the turning point when it became obvious Theresa May’s prime ministership is over. Her keynote speech to the Tory conference was by every conclusion a mishap-filled disaster. Firstly, a prankster managed to get on the stage and handed her a P45 — the form used in the U.K. for dismissal. Then May got a coughing fit and had to be handed a throat lozenge by the chancellor. Finally, some of the ...

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New Apple Watch Adds Cellular, Carriers Ready to Charge You for It

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Apple was a few years late to the wearable game when it launched the Apple Watch in 2015. Android Wear had been around for more than a year, and the Pebble pre-dated that. However, Pebble has since folded, and Android Wear is stagnant. Apple says it’s selling more Apple Watches than ever, and it’s looking to continue that trend with the third generation of the smartwatch. The Apple Watch Series 3 looks a lot like ...

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Kim Wall case: Murder charge sought for Peter Madsen

Media playback is unsupported on your device Prosecutors in Denmark say they will bring murder charges against the inventor suspected of killing a Swedish journalist on board his submarine. They are expected to ask for the new charges when Mr Madsen appears in court in early September. Ms Wall was last seen alive on 10 August as she departed with Mr Madsen on his self-built underwater vessel. On Wednesday a headless torso found in waters off Denmark was identified as belonging to Ms Wall. DNA from the torso – which ...

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Kings' Randolph arrested on felony pot charge

12:04 PM ET ESPN.com news services The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department arrested Sacramento Kings forward Zach Randolph on a felony charge of marijuana possession with intent to sell, according to police reports. The arrest was part of a Wednesday night disturbance that resulted in damage to five Los Angeles Police Department vehicles and one sheriff’s vehicle, according to ABC-7 in Los Angeles. Police recovered two guns, impounded two vehicles and seized narcotics, Los Angeles Police Department Officer Liliana Preciado told The Associated Press. According to the police report, Randolph ...

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Tesla Model S Hypermilers Get 560 Miles on a Single Charge

A pair of Tesla fanatics in Belgium proved you can drive a Tesla Model S more than 560 miles (900 kilometers) on a single charge. That is a record, for now. It involves some tradeoffs, though: flat roads, light traffic, slow speeds, and no climate control. Steven Peeters and Joeri Cools drove at speeds around 25 mph (40 kph) as the car ran for just under 24 hours on the 100-kilowatt hour battery of a new Tesla S P100D. The record-setting Tesla P100D. Belgian police at first thought it was a ...

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UPS will charge more for Christmas shipments

Your UPS driver may come with a drone Christmas is six months away, but UPS is already planning for it. The world’s largest shipping company announced Monday just how much it plans to hike prices during the holiday season. United Parcel Service(UPS) is instituting per-package surcharges for the holiday season to help cover the cost of hiring additional workers and renting extra planes and trucks. UPS typically sees its volume double from normal levels around Christmas. UPS typically negotiates higher rates with its major customers and raised rates for individuals. ...

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Manchester tram death: Woman cries in court over murder charge

A woman wept as she appeared in court charged with murder after a man was hit by a tram and died at Manchester’s Victoria station. Charrissa Loren Brown-Wellington, 31, was in tears in the dock at Manchester and Salford Magistrates’ Court. Philip Carter, 30, who was named in court, was struck by the tram at about 19:50 BST on Sunday. Ms Brown-Wellington, who wore a red jumper and grey tracksuit bottoms, was remanded in custody. She is due to appear at Manchester Crown Court on Wednesday. Let’s block ads! (Why?) ...

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