DOT to award $42M to New York, Wyoming and Tampa to pilot connected vehicle technologies

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The US Department of Transportation (DOT) will award up to $42 million to New York City, Wyoming, and Tampa, FL will receive up to $42 million to pilot next-generation technology in infrastructure and in vehicles to share and communicate anonymous information with each other and their surroundings in real time, reducing congestion and greenhouse gas emissions, and cutting the unimpaired vehicle crash rate by 80%. Connected vehicles V2X

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Audi to demonstrate automated driving technology in Florida

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Audi will be the first to test its automated driving technology on the Lee Roy Selmon Expressway in Tampa, Florida—which recently was designated as an automated driving and connected car test bed—using an Audi A7 equipped to handle piloted driving functions on freeway conditions up to 40 mph (64 km/h).

DOE ARPA-E awards $156M to projects to 60 projects to accelerate innovation in clean energy technologies

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superconducting wire that can be used in future advanced wind turbine generators. motor with the potential to efficiently power future. superconducting wire that can be used in future advanced. Florida, Tampa). This new system would create a more robust, reliable electric grid, and reduce the risk of future blackouts, potentially saving billions of dollars a year. to connect photovoltaic solar panels to the grid. connected together.

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