Tag: Ecology

Coldplay To Power World Tour Live Shows With Recycled BMW i3 Batteries

Coldplay is going on a world tour with its new album, “Music Of The Spheres,” and the power for its shows will be supplied by recycled BMW i3 batteries. “We’re proud to partner with BMW to create the world’s first tourable, rechargeable show battery, which will allow us to power our concerts almost entirely from […]

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Jaguar Land Rover Using Blockchain Technology To Keep Its Leather Green

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) announced today that it is partnering with Circulor, a traceability provider that uses blockchain technology to keep tabs on supply chains. The technology will be used to ensure the leather used in the automaker’s vehicles is being produced correctly. The idea is to track compliance and assess its carbon footprint, and […]

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Google Maps Wants To Save Earth From 1 Million Tons Of CO2 Emissions Annually With Eco-Friendly Routes

Google today announced a new feature for its Maps service. The app will now show the most fuel-efficient route to your destination even if it isn’t the fastest. The update uses AI as well as insights from the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to show users the greenest route to their […]

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BMW Invests In U.S. Startup That Promises To Make Lithium Mining Greener

BMW announced that its venture capital fund, BMW i Ventures, is investing in Lilac Solutions, a U.S. startup that has developed an innovative process to harvest lithium. Through this investment, the automaker hopes to eventually make the production of its EVs greener. Lilac Solutions has patented an ion exchange technology that seeks to improve the […]

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General Motors And General Electric To Collaborate On Renewable Supply Chain For EVs

General Motors announced today that it has signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding with GE Renewable Energy to look for ways to improve the supply of heavy and light rare earth materials and magnets, copper, and electrical steel used to make electric vehicles. Initially, the pair will focus on creating a supply chain for magnet […]

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BMW’s New Overspray-Free Paint Works Like An Inkjet Printer And Offers “Limitless” Customizations

BMW has developed a new paint application that sounds like a win-win for the environment and enthusiasts. The overspray-free technology also allows vehicles with intricate designs, including two-tone offerings, to be painted faster and cheaper. The new process is being called EcoPaintJet Pro, which allows it to apply paint more precisely. Rather than using a […]

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