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This Day, That Year – February 8

Born on this day in 1828, Jules Verne was a French novelist, poet, and playwright. His best works include ‘Around the World in Thirty Day’s and ‘Journey to the Center of the Earth’. Did you know that: • John Ames Sherman patented the first envelope folding and gumming machine on this day in 1898• Charles […]...Read More

Fuel-heavy Japan set to ban petrol-run cars by 2030s

Japan wants to ban sales of new petrol cars in around 15 years’ time as part of efforts to reach carbon neutrality by 2050, reports said Thursday. The new policy could be announced as soon as next week, building on an existing push to promote electric and hybrid vehicles, the Mainichi Shimbun said without citing […]...Read More

Free parking for ‘electro-cars’, says RTA, urges drivers to switch to green

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority, RTA, unveiled an initiative for exempting electric vehicles licensed in Dubai from public parking fees for two years starting from July 1, 2020. The step supports Dubai’s Green Mobility Strategy by encouraging the use of this type of vehicles. “This initiative complements a previous initiative launched in 2018 designating parking […]...Read More

Tesla Musk calls for environment-friendly switch to ‘battery over combustion’

Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Tuesday showcased the company’s advanced battery technology, with investors expecting he will outline how the company’s electric vehicles will surpass the cost and convenience of internal combustion engines. As automakers shift from horsepower to kilowatts to comply with stricter environmental regulations, investors are looking for evidence that Tesla can increase […]...Read More