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Porsche to intensify e-bike development to meet target rollout mid-2020s

Porsche just recently announced that it wants to increase its activities in the e-bike segment. To this end, two joint ventures founded by Porsche and the Dutch company Ponooc Investment BV began operations Aug. 2. Porsche eBike Performance GmbH, based in Ottobrunn near Munich, will develop electric drive systems for two-wheelers. These include motors, batteries …

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Nissan showcases all-new Kicks e-Power ahead of Philippine launch

Nissan Philippines (NPI) recently gave motoring media and content creators an exclusive hands-on experience of the all-new Kicks e-Power, accelerating the local electrification strategy with another state-of-the-art innovation. During the two-day event at Clark, Pampanga, NPI introduced the Kicks e-Power with a walkthrough and a track activity led by Chief Powertrain Engineer Naoki Nakada, Alliance …

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The latest news in mobility tech (May to July 2022)

TessDrive gathers the latest news in sustainable, eco-friendly mobility and transport (land, air, and sea) from around the world. NASA partners with Canoo for 1st human lunar landing in 50 years New electric vehicle (EV) company Canoo has taken the attention of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), with the latter selecting the company …

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The latest news and updates in the vegan and plant-based world (June 2022)

Here’s what’s been happening for the vegan and plant-based advocacies around the world last June. All features have been sourced from vegnews.com and plantbasednews.org. Visit their sites for the full stories, and to be updated on more news that’ll bring us to an even better world. On June 2, vegnews.com featured the Care Bears—iconic characters that became plush toys and …

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WM Philippines rolls out the Weltmeister W5 full-electric Crossover

Text, photos and video by Randy Peregrino Early this year, WM Motor Philippines (WMPH) became the newest automotive company to enter the local market and the official Weltmeister car distributor in the country. It also previewed its upcoming full-electric vehicle as its first model offering. On July 13, WMPH officially unveiled the Weltmeister W5 full-electric …

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Public transport revolution: Germany slashes train fares by 90% to cut motorists’ fuel use

Germany—like many parts in Europe—is known for being pro-commuter. Many foreign tourists find themselves amazed when taking the country’s public transportation, wishing that in their own beloved countries, the same was the case. Travel to Germany and try to take public transport. You’ll see that it’s not just hype what the german-way.com (The German Way & More) …

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Porsche leads funding round to develop more energy-dense batteries for longer-range EVs

Porsche is forging ahead with its drive to develop and manufacture high-performance battery cells. The sports car manufacturer is acquiring shares in the US company Group14 Technologies, a producer of advanced silicon-carbon technology for lithium-ion batteries. As lead investor, Porsche is raising $100 million and leading a Series C funding round in which several companies …

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Philippines’ National Animal Rights Day 2022 mourns, honors billions of animals who die at the hands of humans every year

Solemnity. Peace. Quiet. These were what enveloped participants and animal rights activists as they commemorated National Animal Rights Day (NARD) in Manila, Philippines on June 5, 2022. NARD has been observed in a growing number of countries every first Sunday of June, lending a voice to all animals and raising awareness for their rights. NARD …

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