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Volvo Creates Anti-Roadkill Technology

Swedish carmaker introduces a new animal detection system using technology to prevent collisions.

Swedish automaker Volvo is set to launch its 2017 S90 sedan, which comes equipped with an innovative Large Animal Detection with Autobrake system. The technology is built using a radar, camera, and software that interact to detect if large animals such as moose, deer, elk, and humans are standing on the side of or crossing a road. When the system is triggered, the driver is alerted with audio and visual cues, and the brake system is automatically activated to avoid impact. According to technology media outlet Tech Times, 1.2 million deer collisions—200 of which resulted in human deaths—were recorded in 2013. Innovation in the car industry is increasingly including the welfare of animals, as evidenced by Tesla Motor’s recent development of the Model X—an all-vegan luxury SUV.

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Beyond Meat to Debut Beyond Breakfast Sausages

The company behind the Beyond Burger will debut plant-based breakfast patties this fall.
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World's First Vegan Chicken Shop Opens Convenience Store

London's Temple of Seitan opened café and convenience store Temple Goods in Hackney Downs Studios, where an all-vegan market takes place every Saturday.
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Vegan Coffee Shop Thrives in "Steak Country"

Amateur Coffee's vegan drinks, milks, and waffles are luring curious customers in meat-centric Omaha, Nebraska.
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Vegan French Macaron Shop Opens in New Orleans

New dessert shop Mac and Moon sells "Karmacarons," rolled vegan ice cream, chocolate-covered strawberries, and fresh fruit tarts.
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Kroger Launches Vegan Recipe Contest

Food Network chef Ellie Krieger will choose the winning recipe, and prizes include $1,000 cash, a Vitamix, and more.
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This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

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