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May 14, 2019

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May
2019

Whistling wind turbines may save bats' lives

Bats and wind turbines traditionally don't mix well

According to a US Geological Survey estimate, anywhere from tens of thousands to hundreds of thousands of bats are killed by wind turbines annually – in the US alone. New technology may help reduce those numbers, however, by causing the turbine blades to whistle at the animals.

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Category: Environment

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May
2019

Smart special edition series bids adieu to gas engines and welcomes the electric era

The Final Collector’s Edition, called the #21 series, is meant to be a "contemporary work of ...

Smart plans to become the first automotive manufacturer to switch its entire lineup from combustion to electric drive. The company will do so next year, but is giving the internal combustion engine a final hurrah with special edition cars created by German industrial designer Konstantin Grcic.

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Category: Automotive

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