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International Correspondents

At the Asaka Water Purification Plant in Saitama prefecture, which borders on Tokyo, a test is being conducted to verify whether hydrogen, a by-product from manufacturing chlorine, can be used to power an electric car. In the process of separating salt water in order to create the chlorine (sodium hypochlorite),

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International Correspondents

The Nissan Leaf electric car was launched in 2010 and has been gaining popularity ever since. However, one implication of the success of the Leaf and other electric vehicles has been the throughput of valuable resources needed to make each battery. To compound the issue, the battery has a useful lifespan of about 100,000

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