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SAE International updates J3016 standard defining autonomous vehicles; free download

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SAE International (SAE) announced a free update to its technical standard, “J3016: Taxonomy and Definitions for Terms Related to On-Road Motor Vehicle Automated Driving Systems.” Because of the global importance and impact of the standard, SAE now will offer the J3016 standard free-of-charge on the SAE website. Brief

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First open source release of Automotive Grade Linux available for download

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Automotive Grade Linux (AGL), a collaborative open source project developing a common, Linux-based software stack for the connected car, announced that its first open source software release is available for download. AGL key features include: Home Screen. Dashboard. Google Maps. Media Playback. News Reader (AppCarousel). Audio Controls.

GE and Rosneft to form joint venture to modernize Russia’s oil and gas infrastructure Downloads

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GE and OJSC Rosneft, one of the world’s leading oil companies, signed a strategic agreement to establish a joint venture focused on developing local expertise and technology solutions for the growing oil and gas sector in the Russian Federation. Refining gas and petrochemicals. Enhancing production, including the use of artificial lift technologies.

Electronics Assist Download resistor colour code calculator,resistance,cap acitance.

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Hello All, Found a great little download that has a bunch of great electronic tools. Electronics Assistant is a Windows program that performs electronics-related calculations. It includes a resistor colour code calculator, resistance, capacitance and power calculations and more. Details of calculations can be saved or printed. link].

Green Car Reports App: Now Available For Apple iPhone, iPad Users

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The powers that be at Apple have approved it, and it''s ready to download with a tap or a click. DOWNLOAD APP. You''ve been asking for it, and we''ve been listening. iPhone Apple High Gear Media Apps iPad Site News

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SAE’s highest technical safety award goes to hydrogen fueling paper

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At the Awards Ceremony at the SAE 2016 Government/Industry Meeting, SAE International honored the recipients of the Ralph H. Earlier post.). Standard.

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The Sims trial Renault’s electric Twizy concept

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In an agreement between Renault and Electronic Arts (EA), players will be able to download free of charge, the new electric two-seater concept as part of [.]. The Sims are set to be the first to trial the Twizy Z.E electric concept car. No, I’m not talking about a real life family, but the computer game.

Life With 2013 Tesla Model S: How A Software Update Worked

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One of the many cutting-edge features of my new 2013 Tesla Model S is the ability to download software updates over its cellular connection.

Audi equipping new models in Europe with Audi connect SIM

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The SIM card brings Audi connect services on board via an LTE/UMTS module with a download speed of up to 100 MBit/s. Connected vehicles

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Propel Fuels reports strong consumer adoption of renewable diesel in SoCal; retail sales up 300% over biodiesel

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Drivers can easily find the nearest Propel Diesel HPR location and real time pricing by downloading Propel’s mobile app available in the Android and Apple app stores. Propel launched Diesel HPR across Southern California in August 2015, and consumer adoption of the fuel has risen 300% compared to its former biodiesel product (B20).

Argonne rolls out updated version of AFLEET alternative fuels and advanced vehicles analysis tool

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Although anyone can download and use the tool, AFLEET was designed for managers that purchase and maintain a fleet of vehicles. Since its initial release in 2013, AFLEET has been downloaded more than 5,000 times, expanding its influence beyond the Clean Cities coalitions. The 2016 AFLEET Tool and user guide are available online.

Automotive Grade Linux delivers first open in-vehicle infotainment software requirements specification

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and AGL code are free to download and anyone can participate in the open source community. Automotive Grade Linux ( AGL ), a collaborative open source project developing a common, Linux-based software stack for the connected car, announced availability of the AGL Requirements Specification 1.0. AGL Requirements Specification 1.0 Brief

Rambus & Movimento team to deliver personalized OTA security for automotive; one-time, single-use keys unique to each vehicle

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As cars continue to increase in complexity and connectivity, often depending on more than 100 million lines of code to function, car makers and consumers alike are demanding simple and secure methods to download, authenticate and install vehicle updates. The Rambus CryptoManager platform adds a layer of security to the Movimento OTA solution.

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Segway showcasing single-wheel electric self-balancing One S1 at CES 2017

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On 1 November, Segway launched the new single-wheel electric self-balancing One S1 for pre-sale on Amazon (list price $999, now on sale for $599).

Hyundai introducing augmented reality owner’s manual app

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The new app recognizes more than 45 major features of the Sonata and is available for free download on the Apple App store and Google Play.

Volvo Trucks introduces Volvo Active Driver Assist; combining radar and camera for emergency braking

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Video is captured for later download. The driver will receive a warning up to 3.5 Driver Assistance Systems Heavy-duty Safety

Coming HEI study suggests air pollution regulations likely contributors to improvements in air quality and children’s health

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Research Report 190, The Effects of Policy- Driven Air Quality Improvements on Children’s Respiratory Health , will be available for downloading from the HEI website. The children lived in communities that differed in sources and levels of the outdoor pollutants PM, NO 2 , and ozone. HEI typically receives balanced funding from the U.S.

Volkswagen CES2017 show app previews emerging Volkswagen digital Ecosystem

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After downloading the app to an Apple or Android smartphone, a vistor to the Volkswagen CES booth will create a profile—i.e. Earlier post.)

Qualcomm & Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team partner on racecar data sharing over 5 GHz 802.11ac Wi-Fi; planned migration to 802.11ad (WiGig)

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and the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team, have collaborated to enable the wireless download of racecar telemetry data via Wi-Fi using 5 GHz spectrum during Formula One practice sessions. Qualcomm Incorporated through its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., Data is now transferred via high-speed wireless in the pitlane.

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Pisa, Deutsche Telekom and Kiunsys launch smart city pilot project to optimize inner city parking as part of ITS; POSSE

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Wireless Parking Spots Sensors (PSS) on the floor of each parking spot detect whether the spaces are free or occupied. Click to enlarge.

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DOT updates National ITS Architecture and the Turbo Architecture software

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Turbo Architecture is available as a free download from the National ITS Architecture website. The US Department of Transportation's Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Joint Program Office has updated the National ITS Architecture and the Turbo Architecture software to Version 7.1. The Turbo Architecture 7.1 users. Brief

BMW brings Enlighten real-time signals app into car

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The app uses the BMW Group’s A4A (Apps for Automotive) technology and can be downloaded for iOS-based devices from the Apple App Store.

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Ford unveils new 2015 Focus four-door sedan; 1.0L EcoBoost with start/stop comes to US model

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Android and iOS smartphone users can download more than 60 AppLink-enabled apps from the Apple App Store and Android market. Click to enlarge.

NREL: battery second use offsets EV expense, improves grid stability; recommendations

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For B2U, NREL’s repurposing cost calculator is available for free to download , enabling users to explore the effects of different repurposing strategies and assumptions on economics. PEV battery life cycle with second use. Source: NREL. Click to enlarge. —Ahmad Pesaran, NREL Energy Storage Group Manager. Utilities and Regulators.

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Coodriver GmbH and Volkswagen sign strategic partnership; using smartphone or GPS transmitters to alert drivers about children

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Once children download the app on their own smartphone, it sends their current position to the Coodriver cloud. Click to enlarge. —Dr.

New app/widget combo taps into OBD port to connect iPhone to car’s onboard systems

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To “install” Automatic, a driver downloads the app to the iPhone, plugs the Automatic Link into the OBD port, and starts driving. Brief

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Ford, Mazda, Mitsubishi Motors & Subaru Join Linux Foundation and Automotive Grade Linux; new unified code base distribution

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AGL UCB, which is hosted on Linux Foundation servers and open to anyone, is available for download here. Automotive Grade Linux ( AGL ), a collaborative open source project developing a common, Linux-based software stack for the connected car, announced that Subaru (Fuji Heavy Industries, Ltd.), Members. Unified Code Base. QEMU x86.

Porsche Communication Management in Europe now features real-time traffic information

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To activate the new service drivers simply need to download the free “Aha radio” app onto their smartphone via Apple iTunes or Google play and connect it with the PCM. Beginning in September, all new vehicles with Porsche Communication Management (PCM 3.1) This data originates from INRIX. The service is available in 14 European countries.

Waymo suing Otto and Uber over autonomous driving technology

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Waymo asserted that it then discovered that six weeks before his resignation Levandowski, downloaded more than 14,000 highly confidential and proprietary design files for Waymo’s various hardware systems, including designs of Waymo’s LiDAR and circuit board. The configuration and specifications of our LiDAR sensors are unique to Waymo. Brie

CMU county-level study shows plug-ins have larger or smaller lifecycle GHG than gasoline ICE depending on regional factors

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Their open-access paper is published in the journal Environmental Research Letters. —Yuksel et al. Yuksel et al. Click to enlarge. Yuksel et al.

Daimler/BYD joint venture introduces DENZA EV concept at Auto China 2012; BYD introduces new dual-mode Qin

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DENZA EV concept. Click to enlarge. Shenzhen BYD Daimler New Technology Co., Earlier post.). BYD Dual Mode Qin. Click to enlarge. BYD at Auto China.

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OnStar and Google demonstrate concept service for managing charging Chevrolet Volts with renewable energy

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Data from this forecast is downloaded to the OnStar cloud, or Advanced Telematics Operating Management System (ATOMS). Click to enlarge.

Hyundai Blue Link to debut smartwatch app with voice recognition at 2015 CES

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Android Wear users can download the app from Google Play for free starting in the first quarter of 2015. Remote Door Lock / Unlock. Car Finder.

Qualcomm announces Gigabit-class LTE for next-gen connected vehicles; Snapdragon X16 LTE Modem

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has introduced a new variant of its connected car reference platform using the flagship Gigabit Class Qualcomm Snapdragon X16 LTE modem to help car manufacturers deliver the high-speed, high-quality and reliable connectivity required for advanced telematics and connected vehicle services—supporting peak download speeds up to 1 Gbps.

Glympse and Mercedes-Benz partner to provide realtime location sharing while driving

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We’ve already seen how enormously popular Glympse is on mobile phones, having just crossed 3 million downloads. Glympse allows GPS-enabled mobile phone users to share their location for a pre-set period of time with anyone they choose. Now that ease of use and functionality has made its way seamlessly into your Mercedes-Benz dash experience.

Ford develops wearable device and smartphone app for assembly plant

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This enables assembly workers to download vehicle-specific language and navigation packs as required for each vehicle. Brief

“Better off sharing”: Opel launches CarUnity brand-agnostic carsharing concept

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The CarUnity app can be downloaded for free from the Apple App Store and Google Play. Opel has launched CarUnity, its new carsharing concept. CarUnity enables vehicle owners and users to offer their own car for rental or to rent a car of their choice quickly, easily and flexibly. It does not matter if the car is an Opel or a different brand.

Drafting the Firewall Rack

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click on the image for a larger view) All the Google Sketchup files for these racks can be downloaded from the Files area of the Civic-EV Google Group.

GE Energy launches fully networked Wattstation and Wattstation Connect software; pay by smartphone

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The app will be available for download in the coming weeks. GE’s WattStation Connect for mobile device users. Click to enlarge. Earlier post.)

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Compare 11 SUVs On 11 Specs

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