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Road traffic isn’t just bad for the air – it’s potentially a major source of water pollution

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Heavy traffic is often associated with air pollution but a new study from the University of Toronto suggests it’s a major contributor to water pollution, too. The study, published in the journal Environmental Research Letters, found that chemicals commonly used in vehicle fluids, tires and paints were much higher in rivers next to roads with heavy traffic.…

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Road traffic isn’t just bad for the air – it’s potentially a major source of water pollution

2 mins read

Heavy traffic is often associated with air pollution but a new study from the University of Toronto suggests it’s a major contributor to water pollution, too. The study, published in the journal Environmental Research Letters, found that chemicals commonly used in vehicle fluids, tires and paints were much higher in rivers next to roads with heavy…

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How to save money on car insurance

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Saving money on car insurance is something that we all want to do. Sometimes it feels like it is a pointless expense, so you do not put much time or thought into it, until your annual bill comes due anyway. Before covering some ways to save on your premium, we need to back pedal for…

Mercedes-Benz VISION AVTR: operating the user interface with the power of thought

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The FINANCIAL — A new dimension of future human-vehicle interaction: Mercedes-Benz gives an outlook on possible applications of brain-computer interface technology in the car at the IAA MOBILITY.Selecting the navigation destination by thought control, switching the ambient light in the interior or changing the radio station: Brain-computer interfaces (BCI) enable  this new form of machine…

Volkswagen and Greece to create model island for climate-neutral mobility

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The FINANCIAL — The Volkswagen Group and Greece have agreed to establish a groundbreaking mobility system on the Mediterranean island of Astypalea. To that end, the current transport system on the island will transition to electric vehicles and renewable power generation. In the long run, Astypalea will become a model island for climate-neutral mobility. A…