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Subway service closure to affect Toronto transit this weekend
Global News • Jessica Patton
China Electric Car Sales Dip In January With Incentives Transition, BYD Production Pause?
CleanTechnica • Jose Pontes
Bicyclist Killed In North St. Louis
CBS St. Louis • Cbs St. Louis
Democracy liberal enough in UK for defaulters to stay: Arun Jaitley on Vijay Mallya
The Indian Express » Section » India • Pti
Democracy liberal enough in UK for defaulters to stay: Jaitley
India.com • Pti Feeds
Injuries Reported Following Dorchester Crash Involving MBTA Bus
CBS St. Louis • Cbs Boston
Viral video shows heated argument on Canadian transit
Daily Mail • Dailymail.Com Reporter
Abu Dhabi to boost electric vehicle charging stations
The National UAE
Electric vehicle charging stations in Abu Dhabi and Dubai - graph
The National UAE
What Will Drive The rEVolution?
CleanTechnica • Zachary Shahan
 
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Subway service closure to affect Toronto transit this weekend
Global NewsJessica Patton
A subway closure could have an impact on Toronto commuters this weekend. Subway service will be shut down Saturday and Sunday between Downsview and St. George stations on Line 1. The shutdown is due to signal updates, according to the Toronto Transit...
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Auto Industry, Cleantech
China Electric Car Sales Dip In January With Incentives Transition, BYD Production Pause?
CleanTechnicaJose Pontes
The Chinese market had 6,260 new EVs registered in January, far from the 15,275 units of January 2016, dragging down the plug-in market share (of new cars sold) to just 0.25% — far below the 1.45% of 2016. Considering the seasonality of...
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Auto Industry, Green Transportation
Bicyclist Killed In North St. Louis
CBS St. LouisCbs St. Louis
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – One person is dead after a car struck a bicycle, Friday evening in north St. Louis. Police say a 50-year-old man suffered fatal injuries when the bike he was riding got hit shortly before 6pm in the 10600...
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Airline Industry
Democracy liberal enough in UK for defaulters to stay: Arun Jaitley on Vijay Mallya
The Indian Express » Section » IndiaPti
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said democracy is liberal enough in the UK to permit defaulters to stay here and that “normal” needs to be cracked, in an apparent reference to liquor baron Vijay Mallya, who is wanted in India for...
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Airline Industry
Democracy liberal enough in UK for defaulters to stay: Jaitley
India.comPti Feeds
London, Feb 25 (PTI) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said democracy is liberal enough in the UK to permit defaulters to stay here and that “normal” needs to be cracked, in an apparent reference to liquor baron Vijay Mallya, who is wanted...
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Green Transportation
Injuries Reported Following Dorchester Crash Involving MBTA Bus
CBS St. LouisCbs Boston
BOSTON (CBS) – Multiple people have been injured in a Dorchester crash involving a minivan and an MBTA bus. The crash was reported around 10 a.m. on Saturday in the area of Talbot and Lithgow Streets. Transit Police said it appears the...
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Green Transportation
Viral video shows heated argument on Canadian transit
Daily MailDailymail.Com Reporter
In a video which has gone viral, a heated exchange between to passengers takes place on Canada's public transportation system. A middle-aged woman attempts to teach a lesson to a young man who refuses to take his feet off of the train's...
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Auto Industry, Electric Vehicles
Abu Dhabi to boost electric vehicle charging stations
The National UAE
Adnoc Distribution, told The National that it had already started outfitting its Yas service station with a solar-powered electric charger.
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Electric Vehicles
Electric vehicle charging stations in Abu Dhabi and Dubai - graph
The National UAE
Find out the locations of electric charging stations in Abu Dhabi and Dubai. The National will update the charging station list for EV owners. Please send any new station information to business@thenational.ae.
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Auto Industry, Cleantech
What Will Drive The rEVolution?
CleanTechnicaZachary Shahan
I’ve been covering the electric vehicle industry obsessively for several years now. I’ve published thousands of articles on this tech. Yet, a few old articles from years ago still stand out to me and often come to mind. I had been covering...
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