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DAILY INNOVATION BRIEF by Maryanne Kane, Journalist

  D AILY INNOVATION BRIEF                                                                                                          By Journalists Edward Kane & Maryanne Kane   BMW'S ZERO EMISSIONS YACHT                                                                           Source:  BMW Group Luxury car maker BMW, along with maritime pioneer TYDE, debuted their zero-emissions yacht "Icon" at the 76th Cannes Film Festival Glass boat with 360-degree rotating seats, 32' voice controlled touchscreen & its own music soundtrack Almost silent when it operates & has no vibrations or shocks Lavish, emissions free mode of travel with hydrofoil technology incorporated to help Icon reach higher speeds with hull floating on surface and a wing structure positioned below the water Key Data: Powered by 2, 100 kW electric motors generating 240 kWh of energy from six batteries Range of 50 nautical miles Top speed of 34 mph & average speed of 27 mph 80% more energy eff