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FCC authorizes SpaceX to provide mobile Starlink internet service to boats, planes and trucks

The Starlink logo is seen in the background of a silhouetted woman holding a mobile phone. Sopa Images | Lightrocket | Getty Images The Federal Communications Commission authorized SpaceX to provide Starlink satellite internet to vehicles in motion, a key step for Elon Musk’s company to further expand the service. “Authorizing a new class of […]

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World

Russia loses 6 armoured trucks in one strike as Ukraine intensifies attacks – VIDEO

The footage from what appears to be a drone shows Ukraine’s army targeting multiple Russian armoured vehicles located in Kharkiv Oblast, Ukraine. The drone images show Ukrainian forces targeting Russian artillery and tanks. The video shows Ukrainian forces obliterating Russian forces using heavy artillery to blow up and set fire to their tanks. Russian forces have been […]

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Business

Volvo says it has started testing trucks with fuel cells powered by hydrogen

According to Volvo Trucks, fuel cells for the vehicles will be provided by cellcentric, a joint venture with Daimler Truck that was established in March 2021. Tomohiro Ohsumi | Bloomberg | Getty Images Volvo Trucks said Monday that it had begun to test vehicles that use “fuel cells powered by hydrogen,” with the Swedish firm […]

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After Toyota’s Mirai, the Japanese auto giant zeroes in on buses and heavy-duty trucks

One of Toyota’s Sora busess photographed in Japan on Nov. 5, 2021. Toyota started working on the development of fuel-cell vehicles back in 1992. Korekore | Istock Editorial | Getty Images Toyota Motor Europe, CaetanoBus and Air Liquide have signed an agreement related to the development of hydrogen-based transport options, as the race to develop […]

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UK

Ukraine using Norwegian Missiles on Italian Trucks for Mobile Air Defense

A Creative Use of Resources Norway has recently donated Mistral man portable air defense systems (MANPADS) to Ukraine. This includes at least 100 missiles and an unspecified number of launchers. To make these air defense systems mobile, the Ukrainians are marrying them with an undisclosed number of Fiat Fullback 4×4 pickup trucks donated to them […]

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Entertainment

Movies, food trucks invading Monroe Community Park this week

Morton said the movies are a way to “build community involvement” and introduce the parks to non-residents. The first of two Food Truck Fairs will be held from 5-9 p.m. Thursday in Monroe Community Park. Eighteen food trucks are registered to sell a wide range of food and Cassette Junkies, a live band that plays […]

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Science

Wisconsin Environment: Advocates urge EPA to deliver clean trucks for Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is accepting public comments on its federal clean trucks rule until Monday May 16. Ahead of the deadline, Wisconsin Environment, Wisconsin Health Professionals for Climate Action, and Masters Gallery Foods presented a webinar on Thursday, Clean Trucks for Wisconsin, that highlighted the benefits of cleaner trucks […]

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Gaming

Rivian recalls 502 R1T trucks due to an airbag sensor issue | Engadget

Rivian is recalling some of its R1T electric trucks because of an issue with airbag sensors. The vehicle may not disable an airbag when a child is sitting up front, according to a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration filing spotted by The Verge. This is Rivian’s first recall and it covers 502 R1T vehicles that […]

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Health

Check out these Houston events featuring food trucks, craft drinks, live music

Cultural concert: The Apollo Chamber Players and the Harris County Public Library celebrates Asian pacific Heritage Month with a cultural concert at 6 p.m. on May 12 at the Barbara Bush Branch Library in Spring. Admission is free. The classical quartet will perform music by Regan, Komatsu and Shih-Hui Chen during the concert. The event […]

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Challenging Business Environment Causes Fleets to Slow Adoption of Emerging Technologies

LIVONIA, Mich., May 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — According to a new report from Escalent, a top human behavior and analytics advisory firm, the uncertainty of today’s business climate has affected the strategic investment decisions of the country’s commercial fleet owners and operators. From electrified and autonomous vehicles to telematics solutions and data analytics technologies, […]