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China’s $87 Billion Electric-Car Giant Hasn’t Sold a Vehicle Yet

(Bloomberg) — China Evergrande New Energy Vehicle Group Ltd.’s expansive pop-up showroom sits at the heart of Shanghai’s National Exhibition and Convention Center. With nine models on display, it’s hard to miss. The electric car upstart has one of the biggest booths at China’s 2021 Auto Show, which starts Monday, opposite storied German automaker BMW AG. Yet its bold presence belies an uncomfortable truth — Evergrande hasn’t sold a single car under its own brand.China’s largest property developer has an array of investments outside of real estate, from soccer

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Ferrari brings forward launch of first EV

MILAN — Ferrari is bringing forward the sales launch of its first full-electric car amid an accelerating industry shift to electrification.

The automaker will unveil the car in 2025, the automaker’s chairman, John Elkann, told shareholders.

Ferrari had previously said the launch would happen “after 2025.”

“We are very excited about our first all-electric Ferrari that we plan to unveil in 2025. We are continuing to execute our electrification strategy in a highly disciplined way,” Elkann said at the company’s annual meeting on Thursday.

Elkann said Ferrari’s interpretation of electrification technologies in motor sport and road cars “is a huge

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Tenerife Police Dismantle 3D Printing Arms Workshop

The Spanish National Police have released a statement announcing their first dismantling of a illegal 3D weapons manufacturing workshop in Spain.

The raid, which was out on September 14, 2020, has only just been made public due to the sensitivity of the matter.

The operation was carried out with officials from the Spanish tax agency, and involved a raid on a property in Tenerife leading to the arrest of a suspect on the charges of illegal possession of weapons and explosives.

The authorities also seized two 3D printers, 11 spools of filament for the printers and numerous computer devices used

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A superelastic alloy with a nearly limitless temperature window

A superelastic alloy with a nearly limitless temperature window
Mechanical properties of Fe-Mn-Al-Cr-Ni shape memory alloy system. Credit: Science (2020). DOI: 10.1126/science.abc1590

A team of researchers at Tohoku University has developed a new kind of superelastic alloy with a nearly limitless superelastic window. In their paper published in the journal Science, the group describes the new alloy’s properties and possible uses for it. Paulo La Roca and Marcos Sade with Universidad Nacional de Cuyo–CNEA have published a Perspective piece in the same journal issue outlining the state of bendable alloys and the work done by the team in Japan.


Most metals in everyday use can bend somewhat. To

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