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Shortage of Lithium-Ion Batteries: How to Cope

Shortage of lithium-ion batteries is probable. Too few gigafactories. Too many burning batteries: factories shut to sort out their problems. The US-China trade war cuts off materials. Inadequate lithium or cobalt mining. Electric vehicle demand is probably being underestimated. Expect cost parity with conventional cars in 3-7 years when range demanded by most prospective buyers – 300 miles/ 480 km – is also met.  IDTechEx 2020-2030 projections of battery capacity for all100 IDTechEx EV categories reveals pent-up demand if promised cell cost reduction is met – a staggering 3,900 GWh in 2030, ...

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Michelin Unleashes World’s Most Powerful Garage

The Michelin Supercar Paddock is in a new location next to the start line, offering more cars and an immersive walkthrough experience for fans. With everything from unique start-up brands to the latest race iterations from the world’s most famous marques, the Paddock is guaranteed to have a supercar for everyone. Here’s an exclusive preview of some of the stunning ...

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GOKADA Eyes Ekiti State, Visits Fayemi

Management of Gokada, an on-demand transportation company or motorbike hailing service headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria, stormed Ekiti State capital, Ado-Ekiti, on Monday. The group, who were on a courtesy visit to governor Kayode Fayemi, Motoring World gathered, is looking at expanding its operations to the state. In the states where the company operates presently in Nigeria, its Customers can order ...

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Start Of Production for Three New BMW 8 Series Models

On Monday, no fewer than three new models from the BMW 8 Series family went into production at BMW Group Plant Dingolfing: the new BMW 8 Series Gran Coupé, the new M8 Competition Coupé  (fuel consumption combined: 10.6 – 10.5 l/100 km (26.6 – 26.9 mpg imp); CO2 emissions combined: 242 – 238 g/km*) and the new M8 Competition Convertible (fuel consumption combined: 10.8 – 10.6 ...

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Bentley to Reveal Future Of Grand Touring On Its 100th Birthday

Bentley Motors will reveal the future of grand touring to the world on 10 July, 2019 – the company’s official 100th birthday. As contained in a statement released on Monday, a physical embodiment of the future Bentley brand, and created in the company’s centenary year, the Bentley EXP 100 GT is a transformative zero emissions concept car that will inspire extraordinary ...

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Toyota Drivers Victorious In Grassroots Racing

Toyota drivers earned victories in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West (NKNPSW) and a pair of midget car features, leading every lap in all three races over the weekend. In the NKNPSW, Derek Kraus defended last year’s victory at Oregon’s Douglas County Speedway, leading from start to finish to collect his third win this season. “It helps a lot when ...

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Minimum Wage Delay: Labour Plans Nationwide Strike

The organised labour have alerted Nigerians that plans were underway to embark on industrial action if the current state of affairs as regards the issue of consequential adjustment arising from the new national Minimum wage of N30,000 per month remains the same. It is operating under the aegis of the Trade Union Side (TUS) of the Joint National Public Service ...

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Driving Tips for Expectant Mothers(Also watch video)

Your journey to parenthood is an exciting time that requires much preparation, and also includes staying safe on the road. During pregnancy, mothers-to-be need to continuously make in-vehicle adjustments to ensure optimal positioning and safety while driving. To help engineers better understand the needs of expectant mothers, Ford Motor Company designed an “empathy belly” – or pregnancy suit. This pregnancy suit adds ...

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No Going Back on August Clamp Down on Number Plates Violation, says FRSC

…Goes Tough on Tricycles and Motorcycles Without Class”A” Drivers Licence Pursuant to the need to curb the growing rate of crimes and crashes associated with Motorcycles and Tricycles and the quest to improve upon the existing National Drivers and Vehicles Database, the Federal Road safety Corps (FRSC) has reiterated its position to clamp down on motorcycles and tricycles operating without ...

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NNPC Largest Gas Supplier to Power Sector – Baru

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Maikanti Baru says the corporation remains the largest supplier of gas to the nation’s power sector. He disclosed this in a statement by Mr Ndu Ughamadu, NNPC Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, in Abuja on Friday. Baru, at the inauguration of a compendium produced by the ...

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