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Auto Blog News Feed: Tesla co-founder J.B. Straubel aims to build world's top battery recycler

Sun, 10/11/2020 - 13:00

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Straubel aims to leverage two partnerships, one with Panasonic Corp , the Japanese battery manufacturer that is teamed with Tesla at the Nevada gigafactory, and one announced weeks ago with e-commerce giant Amazon . With production of electric vehicles and batteries about to explode, Straubel says his ultimate goal is to "make a material impact on sustainability, at an industrial scale."

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Auto Blog News Feed: Mercedes will not supply F1 engines to Red Bull or AlphaTauri

Sat, 10/10/2020 - 18:50

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Mercedes will not supply engines to Red Bull and AlphaTauri once Honda pull out of Formula One at the end of next year, motorsport head Toto Wolff said on Friday. The Austrian, also principal and part-owner of the Mercedes F1 team, told reporters at the Eifel Grand Prix that there was no spare capacity. Honda announced last week they were pulling out as an engine provider.

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Auto Blog News Feed: Waymo and TuSimple autonomous trucking leaders on the difficulty of building a highway-safe AI

Sat, 10/10/2020 - 17:00

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TuSimple and Waymo are in the lead in the emerging sector of autonomous trucking; TuSimple founder Xiaodi Hou and Waymo trucking head Boris Sofman had an in-depth discussion of their industry and the tech they're building at TC Mobility 2020. Hou and Sofman started out by talking about why they were pursuing the trucking market in the first place.

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Auto Blog News Feed: Trump steel tariffs brought job losses to swing state Michigan

Sat, 10/10/2020 - 15:00

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President Donald Trump promised a new dawn for the struggling U.S. steel industry in 2016, and the lure of new jobs in Midwestern states including Michigan helped him eke out a surprise election win. Four years later, Great Lakes Works - once among the state's largest steel plants - has shut down steelmaking operations and put 1,250 workers out of a job.

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Auto Blog News Feed: FIA bans Racing Point-style 'Pink Mercedes' reverse engineering

Sat, 10/10/2020 - 12:00

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Formula One's governing body approved on Friday a ban on the sort of 'reverse engineering' that allowed the Racing Point team to compete this season with a car resembling last year's title-winning Mercedes. The FIA said its World Motor Sport Council (WMSC) had approved changes to the 2021 technical regulations "that will prevent the extensive use of reverse engineering of rival designs for the design of a car’s aerodynamic surfaces." Canadian-owned Racing Point caused controversy when their 'P

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Auto Blog News Feed: Polestar CEO defends the Polestar 2’s recall and 233-mile EPA rating

Fri, 10/09/2020 - 23:17

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Polestar is a young automaker spun out of Volvo and Geely. Earlier this week, the EPA released its findings on the Polestar 2's electric range, certifying it as capable of traveling 233 miles on a charge. Polestar CEO Thomas Ingenlath spoke at TechCrunch Sessions: Mobility shortly after the EPA released its range guidance.

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Auto Blog News Feed: Lewis Hamilton's a hermit as Mercedes reports another COVID positive

Fri, 10/09/2020 - 22:03

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A Mercedes spokesman said the entire team had been tested again after the first positive showed up on Thursday ahead of the weekend's Eifel Grand Prix at Germany's Nuerburgring circuit. "Every loss of an important member in the garage affects the race but I think we've got it under control," Wolff told reporters. The Austrian said every precaution was being taken to shield six-times world champion Hamilton and Bottas, who is 44 points behind the Briton after 10 races, at the racetrack and els

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