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Meet Zoox robotaxi- a four-person autonomous electric vehicle

Amazon’s Zoox has unveiled a four-person autonomous electric vehicle “robotaxi. The multidirectional vehicle designed for dense, urban environments. The vehicle produced by Zoox Inc. has two benches that face each other. There is no steering wheel. It measures just under 12 feet long. It is among the first vehicles with bidirectional capabilities. It has a […]

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Hero Electric To design customised e-scooter for B2B companies

India’s biggest electric two-wheeler company,Hero Electric is reportedly seeing steady increase in demand for electric scooters from firms that specialise in last-mile deliveries. According to a report from Money Control, Logistics providers of e-commerce companies such as Flipkart, Amazon and others, as well as food delivery agents of Zomato and Swiggy are switching to electric […]

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Despite green pledges, Amazon’s carbon footprint grew 15 per cent

Amazon said Tuesday that its carbon footprint rose 15 per cent last year, even as it launched initiatives to reduce its harm on the environment. The online shopping giant said it emitted 51.17 million metric tons of carbon dioxide last year, the equivalent of 13 coal burning power plants running for a year. That’s up […]

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World’s Richest Man – Jeff Bezos pledges USD 10 bn help to fight Climate Change

Amazon Boss and world’s richest man Jeff Bezos pledged USD 10bn (£7.7bn) to help fight climate change. The money would finance work by scientists, activists and other groups. “Climate change is the biggest threat to our planet I want to work alongside others both to amplify known ways and to explore new ways of fighting […]

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Amazon, Flipkart need to establish system for collecting plastic waste: CPCB to NGT

 E-commerce giants Amazon and Flipkart need to fulfil their extended producer responsibility under the Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016 and need to establish a system for collecting back the plastic waste generated due to the packaging of their products, the Central Pollution Control Board told the NGT on Tuesday. The apex pollution monitoring body told […]

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2000 new fires have started in the Amazon, 48h after government burning ban

Despite of the Brazilian government’s most recent efforts to stop the deforestation of the region new fires continue to crop up in the Amazon forest. According to a report the Brazilian National Space Research Institute (INPE) satellite data shows that in the 48 hours after the Brazilian government’s ban on burning, issued Thursday, there have […]

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Amazon joins Walmart in blaming Tesla solar panels for fires

Walmart Inc. isn’t the only corporation that has seen its Tesla Inc. solar panels catch fire. On Friday, Amazon.com Inc. said a June 2018 blaze on the roof of one of its warehouses in Redlands, California, involved a solar system that Tesla’s SolarCity division installed. The Seattle-based retail giant said by email that it has […]

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Amazon Announces Two New Renewable Energy Projects in US and EU

Amazon announced the company’s 65th and 66th renewable energy projects. Amazon’s newest renewable energy project in the EU will be located in Cork, Ireland, and will be the second Amazon Wind Farm in the Republic of Ireland. Once complete, the new Amazon Wind Farm will provide 23.2 megawatts (MW) of renewable capacity, with expected generation of 68,000 megawatt hours (MWh) of clean energy […]

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