Formula One plans to expand into the electric car segment with investment of $420M

On Tuesday, in a statement the Gordon Murray Group which makes supercars said, it plans on investing $420M (300-million-pound) spread over 5 years to expand into the electric car segment; it plans on developing electric SUVs and delivery vehicles for carmakers as it shifts towards an all-electric supercar by 2030. “Electric is what we’ve been…

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Apple moves ahead with self-driving car project, targets production by 2024

According to sources familiar with the matter at hand, Apple Inc is moving ahead with plans on self-driving car technology and is targeting to produce a passenger vehicle by 2024. The self driving passenger vehicle could feature its breakthrough battery technology, said sources familiar with the matter at hand. Apple’s automotive efforts, known as Project…

Deutsche Bahn & Siemens Mobility developing green hydrogen powered train engines

In a significant development, Deutsche Bahn and Siemens Mobility have started developing hydrogen-powered fuel cell trains as well as filling station; trials for the same will commence in 2024. In time these will replace diesel powered train engines on Germany’s local rail networks. A prototype, which will be built by Siemens, will be based on…

Researchers from Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity map immune response to Wuhan coronavirus

On Tuesday, Australian researchers disclosed, they have mapped the immune responses from one of country’s first coronavirus patients in an important step that closes the gap towards developing a vaccine and treatment for the Wuhan Coronavirus. While the bulk of those infected show only mild symptoms, nearly 20% of the patients are in critical conditions.…

Using Huawei 5G equipment would be act of madness for UK: US officials

As per a report from the Guardian Newspaper, officials from the U.S. government have provided the British government with additional newer evidence concerning the risks of involving Huawei in developing its future 5G mobile networks. Ahead of Britain’s decision to include Huawei in developing its 5G networks, officials from both countries exchanged views on whether…

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Sony acquires Insomniac Games Inc for undisclosed amount

Insomniac Games Inc is known for developing the Spider-Man game of which 13.2 million copies have been sold as of the end of July 2019. Sony Interactive Entertainment disclosed it would acquire privately held Insomniac Games Inc, known for developing games such as third-person shooter “Ratchet & Clank” and Marvel’s “Spider-Man” for an undisclosed amount.…