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8th February in history

Charles Kettering received a patent for a self-starting automobile engine on this day in 1916. Did you know that: • Isaac Newton read the first optics paper before the Royal Society in London on this day in 1672• Louis Waterman began the experiment to invent the fountain pen on this day in 1883• Disney Brothers […]...Read More

6th January in history

The first diesel engine automobile trip was completed on this day in 1930. Did you know that: • A boxing match was first recorded in 1681• The first telephone message from a submerged submarine was sent by Simon Lake on this day in 1898• Agronomist George Washington Carver was granted a patent for cosmetics on […]...Read More

29th December in history

Ross Lynch is an American singer, songwriter, musician and actor born on this day in 1995. He is known for his debut role as Austin Moon on the Disney Channel original series Austin & Ally. Did you know that: • Charles Macintosh, the Scottish inventor, patented the first waterproof material on this day in 1823• […]...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

24th November in history

Peyton Meyer is an American actor born on this day in 1998. He is known for his role as Lucas Friar on the Disney Channel television series Girl Meets World, and his earlier recurring role as Wes Manning on Disney Channel’s Dog with a Blog. Did you know that: • Dutch explorer Abel Tasman discovered […]...Read More

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

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