New Infrastructure Perception & Control Lab Merges Transportation & Computational Science

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Tue, 21 Mar 2023 15:05:41 +0000

NREL Inaugurates New Lab, Advancing Pioneering Research Efforts Into the Real World To Improve Mobility Efficiency and Equity Billions of devices around the world are connected to the internet, leading to greater connectivity, data processing, and analytics. This “Internet of Things” helps people and organizations automate processes, reduce labor costs, and ultimately live and work […]

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Tesla News — Munro Gives Two Thumbs Up, Buttigieg Gives Two Thumbs Down

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Fri, 17 Mar 2023 03:07:42 +0000

Tesla is in the news this week, thanks to statements by Sandy Munro and Pete Buttigieg. One thinks Musk is a genius, the other is not a fan of certain Tesla marketing lingo.

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US Transportation Blueprint: Good Intentions, Weak Diagnosis, & Possibly Irrelevant

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Wed, 01 Mar 2023 17:37:30 +0000

DALL·E generated image of people walking and cycling beside canal with electric container ship, digital artWhile the US will waste a lot of time, money and energy getting there and end up less competitive as a result, most US transportation will decarbonize regardless, although often not as the new transportation blueprint supposes.

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It’s Official: California Will Be Tesla’s Engineering & AI Headquarters

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Sat, 25 Feb 2023 04:59:24 +0000

Tesla's engineeringWait! Wasn’t Tesla sick of California? Not so fast. Tesla’s once-and-future engineering headquarters is going to be in Palo Alto, and everyone in the cast of characters is all smiles.

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Luminar & Mercedes-Benz Announce Broad Deal Across Next-Generation Production Vehicle Lines

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Fri, 24 Feb 2023 17:35:56 +0000

Luminar is a global automotive technology company helping to usher in a new era of vehicle safety and autonomy. Luminar says that for the past  decade, it has built an advanced hardware and software platform to enable next-generation safety and autonomous capabilities for production vehicles for its more than 50 industry partners. These include some […]

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Big Changes In This Next Tesla FSD Upgrade

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2023 04:59:56 +0000

By Jim Ringold Originally included in the Tesla Full Self-Driving (FSD) suite was Tesla’s rather basic highway program. It worked okay for rather simple limited access, divided highway driving requirements. Then the city street program, much more complicated in order to deal with more complex “off highway” requirements, was added. It’s an entirely different software […]

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NHTSA Issues Tesla FSD Recall Notice — The Details

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Fri, 17 Feb 2023 02:13:07 +0000

NHTSA has initiated a recall for Tesla Full Self Driving software that lists 4 specific areas of concern. An OTA is expected on April 15.

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Wireless Charging for Autonomous Electric Buses — World 1st

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 15 Feb 2023 19:04:54 +0000

How many buzzwords can you fit into one story or title? Wireless charging for autonomous electric buses is about as good as it gets. (Perhaps we could squeeze “AI” in there somewhere.) Well, it certainly caught my attention. The news comes from WiTricity, which calls itself “the leader in wireless EV charging.” Unsurprisingly, the setting […]

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Robotaxis from Zoox Hit California Streets

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 14 Feb 2023 03:06:17 +0000

Autonomous driving companies are a dime a dozen. Autonomous driving companies bought by Amazon, on the other hand — well, there’s Zoox. It was almost three years ago that Amazon took Zoox in-house. Since then, there’s been some news here and there, but not much. What has been happening at Zoox? That’s been the question. […]

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