Ford F-150 The Perfect Anti-Cybertruck, Tons Of Autonomy News, & More — CleanTech Weekly News Show #14

Credit to Author: Chanan Bos| Date: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 02:29:32 +0000

This is the 14th broadcast of CleanTechnica’s weekly news show. This week’s show covers a lot of autonomy news, climate news you haven’t heard before, the new Ford F-150, Tesla Cybertruck revelations, and more

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Intel Buys Moovit for Mobileye’s Mobility-as-a-Service Goals

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 24 Jun 2020 17:19:20 +0000

Intel is trying to pull a few key (but large) pieces together in order to remain a tech leader in 2025, 2030, and beyond. The latest move was acquiring Moovit for $900 million

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COVID-19 To Climate Change: How Zero-Emission AVs Could Help Respond To Our Next Global Crisis

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 20 Jun 2020 16:13:43 +0000

As we grapple with the potential reality of compound crises, each extracting significant tolls, now is the time to examine how an emerging technology like autonomous vehicles (AV) can help respond to and mitigate this and future crises

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Autonomous Driving Firm Aurora Has Doubled Staff In Past Year

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 30 May 2020 07:26:40 +0000

While the world struggles with the coronavirus pandemic and its entire, gigantic, enormous economic fallout, it’s perhaps surprising to find out that some companies (other than Amazon and Zoom) have been growing in that time. One of those firms is Aurora, a self-driving vehicle firm led by Chris Urmson, who was Waymo’s top dog for years

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Pandemics & Public Transportation — Can They Co-Exist?

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Mon, 18 May 2020 17:53:47 +0000

NYC subway mapPublic transportation may well be one of the casualties of the coronavirus pandemic. There is simply no way hordes of people can pack together in sealed transportation devices and avoid the effects of this and other pandemics.

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5G & The Future of Transport

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 18 May 2020 01:16:58 +0000

In a recent sponsored episode of Cleantech Talk, I spoke with Alf Poor, CEO of Ideanomics, about the role of 5G in the transformation of the transportation sector

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Tesla Model 3/Y Equipped With Rear-Facing Camera. What’s Up With That?

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Mon, 13 Apr 2020 20:15:15 +0000

PanopticonElon Musk says the rear-facing interior camera in the Model 3 and Model Y is there to monitor what happens when the cars are used in robotaxi mode. Is that a good thing?

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Tesla Model Y Is “Über Strong”

Credit to Author: Kurt Lowder| Date: Sat, 04 Apr 2020 05:00:19 +0000

Auto expert Sandy Munro has published another daily video about the Tesla Model Y teardown he and his crew are doing. According to Munro, the Model Y’s front impact structure “is very different than what we saw on the Model 3. The Model 3 didn’t have anything quite the same as that.”

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Navigant’s Nonsense About Tesla Autonomous Driving

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Tue, 17 Mar 2020 03:50:47 +0000

It is that time of year again. We see all the self-appointed experts extol their superior vision on the subjects that are most clickbait worthy. For a few years now, Navigant Research has produced its “Leaderboard” about the race to full autonomous driving. It is highly respected in the media, not so much among those that know a tiny bit about the subject

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