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Duke Electric Vehicles Team Breaks Guinness World Record for Fuel Efficiency

Duke Electric Vehicles Team Breaks Guinness World Record for Fuel Efficiency

What if a car could drive anywhere on Earth on the equivalent of one gallon of gas? That’s 14,500 miles per gallon. Students on the Duke Electric Vehicles Team at the Pratt School of Engineering have built that car, powered by a hydrogen fuel cell. They call him Maxwell. And guess what? Maxwell and the …

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Distinguished Speaker Series: Mary Barra, Chairman and CEO, General Motors

Distinguished Speaker Series: Mary Barra, Chairman and CEO, General Motors

– Good evening, everyone. Thank you so much for joining us for the Distinguished Speaker Series led by Dean Bill Boulding. I’m delighted to welcome, Mary Barra, back to The Fuqua School of Business, and given the transportation revolution that we’re in it is especially wonderful to have you here with us at the conclusion …

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Duke Fuqua Insights: To Stock or Not to Stock? 3D Printing and the Future of Spare Parts

Duke Fuqua Insights: To Stock or Not to Stock? 3D Printing and the Future of Spare Parts

(bright music)– [Narrator] Spare parts manufacturers needplenty of parts on hand in case something breaks.That’s their business model.But no one knows what will break and whenso they have to stock a variety of partsin large quantities.That’s expensive and inefficient.The rise of on-demand 3D printing means that in theorythose manufacturers could soon print partsonly once they’re …

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