Nissan uses combustion-engine sounds to create lullaby tracks for the Leaf EV

Here’s one for the “find an EV non-problem” file. Nissan cites research that says 60% of parents with children under age 2 lull their kids to sleep by taking them on a drive. The Japanese automaker claims that the “soothing sound frequencies of an internal combustion engine are the biggest contributor to a child falling asleep in the car.” In other words, a non-polluting EV like the Leaf won’t get the job done without piping in combustion noise.

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EGEB: Researchers create ‘perfect’ solar absorbers for the first time

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB):

  • University of Rochester researchers use lasers to etch highly efficient solar power generators.
  • The UK’s Northern Powergrid launches AutoDesign, new (and free) charge-point tech for EVs.
  • The Tennessee Valley Authority shut down its last unit at the Paradise coal plant.

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Historic Maltese Palazzo Is Using Augmented Reality To Create An Exhilarating Tour You’ll Never Forget – Lovin Malta

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United Airlines Is Making A Controversial Change That May Create More Friction Between Employees And Passengers – Inc.

United Airlines Is Making A Controversial Change That May Create More Friction Between Employees And Passengers  Inc.
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Global LIDAR Drones Market On a verge to Create Booming Growth Cycle? 3D Robotics; Velodyne Lidar, Inc, Waymo LLC; Teledyne Optech, DJI; SICK AG – Science of Change

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