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Rolls-Royce’s fastest all-electric plane completes technology tests

We have always associated the Rolls-Royce badge with elegance, luxury, and opulence in automobiles. Those familiar with the airline industry also know that Rolls-Royce also makes some of the most powerful aircraft engines. And it isn’t ranked next to General Electric as the world’s second-largest maker of aircraft engines for nothing. Recently, Rolls-Royce has come …

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Wireless EV charging will eliminate range anxiety, heavy batteries, and vehicle downtimes once and for all

While the Philippine government is still in the planning stages of installing plug-in charging stations for electric vehicles (EVs) in a few locations in the National Capital Region, and Filipinos have yet to embrace EVs as a form of mainstream transport, some parts of the developed world are already installing wireless charging technologies right under …

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Plant-based Filipino ice cream

This plant-based, dairy-free ice cream doesn’t just taste great, it supports coconut farmers, and wins awards

The 100% Philippine-made vegan ice-cream brand that goes by the name Super Scoops has recently been recognized by international award giving body UK-based Great Taste. On Sept. 22, Super Scoops of The Superfood Grocer Philippines was awarded a star for both its Choco Brownie Madness and Coffee Cashew Crumble flavors. The latter, incidentally, was adjudged …

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Prescription for ‘plantitos’, ‘plantitas’: Sick plants need their own doctors, too

For all newbie plant parents out there, it would be wise to keep in mind that plants, like all living things, get sick, too, and are vulnerable to attack from other organisms. When this happens, it’s best to listen to the experts on the best action to take. On September 11, at the 17th episode of …

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On its way to zero emissions by 2035, Airbus reveals concept aircraft

Aerospace industry international pioneer Airbus recently announced its most ambitious plan ever—to develop the world’s first zero-emission commercial aircraft by 2035. Undoubtedly, the aircraft builder is well-known for being the leader in designing, manufacturing, and delivering aerospace products, services, and solutions to customers on a global scale. So, it is not a surprise that this …

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Oceanbird ship in the middle of the ocean

Upon construction, the world’s largest wind-powered vessel will carry 7,000 vehicles across the Atlantic in 12 days

No one has been able to use the ocean winds to power a cargo ship crossing the Atlantic with 7,000 cars in its hull, until now. Soon, there will be a car-carrying vessel set to sail using wind as its primary source of power. Swedish consortium Wallenius Maritime recently presented its sailing cargo vessel the …

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Sustainable aviation fuel to be supplied to Airbus delivery flights

International aviation fuel products and service supplier Air bp has started collaborating with Airbus to supply sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to propel the aircraft manufacturer’s facility for delivery flights in Hamburg Finkenwerder Airport. Pioneering this partnership are two Air Transat A321LR aircraft destined for Montreal, Canada. In utilizing SAF for these flights, Air bp established …

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blue crane lifting garbage out of Pasig river

P95-B Pasig River Expressway project waits for government green light

The city of Las Pinas did it before by building the Zapote River Drive—a 15-kilometer road project linking Daang Hari Road in Muntinlupa to the Cavitex Toll Road in Las Pinas by following the meandering Zapote River and enabling motorists to bypass the perennially congested Alabang-Zapote Road. Along with the construction of the two-way river …

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Waitlist for world’s 1st subscription-only EV free and open to public

Late last year, Canoo, the Los Angeles-based electric vehicle (EV) builder, introduced its first subscription-only vehicle and first model, the eponymously named “canoo”. The production version of this model is slated for a 2021 launch. While its design challenges traditional automotive shape and functionality, it capitalizes on EV architecture in a way that provides significantly …

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a ship carrying hundreds of metal containers

New research center to lead decarbonizing efforts for shipping industry

After making a strong commitment to reducing its global carbon emissions towards 2050, the shipping industry, led by major players, are taking the next step to develop new fuel types and technologies. Recently launched was the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping. The founding company partners behind this initiative are ABS, AP Møller-Mærsk, …

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