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.@BellHelicopter V-280 Valor tiltrotor #helicopter for #USArmy ready to take first flight - an annotated infographic

Bell Helicopter’s advanced V-280 Valor tiltrotor prototype, developed to replace the US Army’s UH-60 Black Hawk and AH-64 Apache helicopters, is scheduled to make its maiden flight before the end of 2017. 9 more words

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Europe-wide new car sales since January 2017 - automotive industry on the up - an annotated infographic

Over the first nine months of 2017, demand for passenger cars remained positive in the EU and EFTA (Iceland, Norway and Switzerland), with more than 12 million new vehicles registered – an increase of 3.6 per cent compared to the same period last year. 115 more words

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Norway seeks “Tesla tax” on electric cars - an annotated infographic

Norway – a world leader in zero-emission vehicles – is proposing a one-off tax that will hit owners of large electric cars which have hitherto been exempt from heavy taxes imposed on other vehicles. 77 more words

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Ethiopia plans Grand Renaissance Dam; Egypt anxious about future Nile water supply - an annotated infographic

Ethiopia is finalising construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, its first major dam on the Blue Nile, and then will eventually start filling the giant reservoir behind it to power the largest hydroelectric dam in Africa. 8 more words

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Modified "bump-stock" guns used in #LasVegasShooting - an annotated infographic

The deadly arsenal of weapons found in the 32nd-floor room of the Las Vegas Mandalay Bay Hotel included 16 assault rifles, 12 of which had been modified from semi-automatic to fire in automatic mode. 138 more words

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Construction starts on models of proposed Mexico border wall for US President Donald Trump - an annotated infographic

Construction work is underway on US President Donald Trump’s long-promised border wall designed to stop illegal immigration from Mexico, with contractors building eight prototypes in the San Diego area. 143 more words

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.@Alstom and @Siemens sign rail deal to create European champion - an annotated infographic

France’s Alstom and Germany’s Siemens have agreed to merge in a deal that brings the former arch-rivals together to create a new European champion to counter competition from China. 78 more words

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