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China successfully tested a hydrogen-oxygen engine for the super-heavy Long March 9 launch vehicle, which will be used for launches to the Moon and Mars

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China has successfully tested a new engine for its Long March 9 super-heavy launch vehicle, which is set to play a key role in lunar exploration and deep space missions.

China successfully tested a hydrogen-oxygen engine for the super-heavy Long March 9 launch vehicle, which will be used for launches to the Moon and Mars

According to the South China Morning Post, Chinese scientists have managed to overcome technical difficulties in creating a prototype of the YF-79 rocket engine, which is intended for the third stage of the rocket. Experts have successfully carried out three ground tests of it, according to the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC).

China successfully tested a hydrogen-oxygen engine for the super-heavy Long March 9 launch vehicle, which will be used for launches to the Moon and Mars

Frame from ground tests YF-79

The 25-ton YF-79 is a hydrogen-oxygen engine with an expansion thrust cycle. The first stage of the Long March 9 with boosters will be powered by four YF-130 oxygen-kerosene engines with an additional combustion cycle. A pair of YF-90 hydrogen-oxygen engines is provided for the second stage of the rocket. New YF-79 engines are developed for the third stage, there are four in total.

It is expected that the “Changzheng-9” will be able to launch up to 140 tons of payload into low Earth orbit, from 15 to 50 tons to the Moon, from 12 to 44 tons to Mars.

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Volkswagen in talks with Foxconn to build cars for the Scout brand

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Volkswagen is in talks with Taiwan’s Foxconn to collaborate on cars under the Scout brand, German automotive publication Automobilwoche reported on Tuesday, citing Volkswagen sources. This data is provided by Reuters.

Volkswagen in talks with Foxconn to build cars for the Scout brand

Back in May, Volkswagen said it planned to reintroduce the Scout brand, creating a separate independent company to produce trucks and SUVs. The launch of sales in the US is planned for 2026.

In turn, Foxconn expanded the production of electric vehicles for automotive brands, hoping to occupy 5% of this market by 2025.

Volkswagen in talks with Foxconn to build cars for the Scout brand

For now, both companies have declined to comment on the topic. However, according to the source, Volkswagen is also in talks with Magna Steyr, a subsidiary of Magna International, which plans to build a plant in the US. Perhaps this is where the new Scout cars will be produced.

Previously, Volkswagen showed the concept of a futuristic unmanned electric vehicle for traveling.

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“He continues to lie after 15 years,” Tesla founder criticized Elon Musk. The billionaire replied

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He continues to lie after 15 years Tesla founder criticized

According to Business Insider, Elon Musk said that Martin Eberhard, one of the founders of Tesla, did not risk his money when creating the company’s first car.

I was the head of the product department and led the design of the original Roadster. Eberhard was rich and could have risked his money, but he didn’t want to.

Elon Musk

Musk has previously been accused of simply “crowding out” Tesla founders Eberhard and Mark Tarpenning and “spent the next ten years telling everyone he founded Tesla.”

“He continues to lie after 15 years,” Tesla founder criticized Elon Musk.  The billionaire replied

At the same time, Elon Musk himself said that he was directly involved in the creation of the Roadster, and also registered the Tesla Motors trademark and tesla.com address.

This is not true. The fact that he continues to lie about me 15 years after I left Tesla fully shows his nature.

Martin Eberhard

Eberhard and Tarpenning founded the company in 2003. Musk, who had money when he sold PayPal, funded the company with $6.5 million and joined Tesla’s board of directors as chairman. Prior to this, Eberhard had introduced Tesla to him via email as “a company with very high potential for growth.”

Tesla introduced its first car in 2006, at the same time Eberhard was called “Mr. Tesla.” Musk was hurt by the lack of media coverage of his involvement in the development of Tesla. Then Eberhard for the first time seriously argued with Musk, but not the last time.

“He continues to lie after 15 years,” Tesla founder criticized Elon Musk.  The billionaire replied

Musk, who officially became the company’s CEO in 2008, has repeatedly spoken disparagingly of Eberhard. Musk said last year that Eberhard was “by far the worst person Musk has ever worked with in his entire career,” adding that the co-founder was “close to killing Tesla.”

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Toyota’s new car production has been breaking records for three months in a row – and this is against the backdrop of a chip shortage

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Toyotas new car production has been breaking records for three

Toyota released a report saying that in October it showed a 23 percent increase in global car production compared to October last year.

The company is setting production records for the third month in a row, while the entire automotive industry is still trying to overcome the chip shortage problem that has prevented it from operating normally for the last year.

The Japanese automaker produced 771,382 vehicles across all of its plants in October, more than the target of 750,000 units.

Toyota's new car production has been breaking records for three months in a row - and this is against the backdrop of a chip shortage

Growth slowed after a record production of over 887,000 vehicles in September. That being said, Toyota continues to face supply chain disruptions as China imposes lockdowns due to COVID-19.

As we have already reported, lockdowns and other restrictions to curb the spread of COVID-19, implemented in many parts of China, have affected Honda, Yamaha and other Japanese manufacturers.

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