Savari selected as major V2X technology provider for USDOT’s connected vehicle roll-out in Tampa

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The Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) and the partnering integrator company Brandmotion have selected Savari Inc. to equip the majority of vehicles with its V2X (Vehicle-to-Everything) connected car technology for the USDOT connected vehicle roll-out in Tampa. Tampa becomes the first city to feature Savari’s innovative and life-saving connected car technology following the US Department of Transportation’s new rule for car-to-car communications.

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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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Next phase of THEA’s connected vehicle pilot brings together auto manufacturers and road operators

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Since September 2015, the Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) has been working with the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) as a Connected Vehicle Pilot site. The next step in the Connected Vehicle space is to begin working with the auto industry manufacturers. HATCI) and Toyota Motor North America to deploy vehicles with connected vehicle technology already installed. Connected vehicles Market Background Vehicle Manufacturers

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DOT awards more than $45M to three Connected Vehicle Pilot sites for phase two

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The US Department of Transportation (USDOT) awarded three cooperative agreements collectively worth more than $45 million to initiate the design/build/test phase of the Connected Vehicle Pilot Deployment Program. Selected in 2015, the Connected Vehicle Pilot sites include Wyoming, New York City, and Tampa. In the first phase of the effort, each site prepared a comprehensive deployment concept to ensure a rapid and efficient connected vehicle capability roll-out.

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Coulomb Technologies ships more than 2,400 public and commercial charging stations in ChargePoint America Program

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Coulomb’s ChargePoint America program provides approximately 4,500 charging stations to program participants in ten regions in the United States: Austin/San Antonio, Texas, Boston, Los Angeles, New York, Orlando/Tampa, Sacramento, Calif., Similar to the commercial and public stations, the residential charge stations are connected to the ChargePoint Network and data is being collected to understand the infrastructure utilization.

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New fleet customers for XL Hybrid’s plug-in hybrid upfit for Ford F-150 pickups

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Southern California Edison (SCE); and Tampa Electric (TECO). The proprietary XL Link vehicle connectivity is a continuous data link from every vehicle, collecting millions of operational data points, allowing analysis and reports on key performance indicators. XL Hybrids TYs7Oafol48Kkc8KJgZoTHgMu0w8LYSbRdYOj2VdwnuKwa">announced new fleet customers who intend to purchase its XLP plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) upfit solution for Ford F-150 pickup trucks.

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Audi receives first autonomous driving permit issued by the State of California

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Rick Scott, Audi was the first automaker to demonstrate the capability of its automated driving technologies on a Tampa expressway newly designated as an autonomous and connected car test bed. Audi will be the first company to receive a newly established autonomous driving permit issued by California. A range of new regulations that govern the testing of automated driving on the state’s roads take effect today.

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Report: JR Tokai and 11 partners to team on bid for high-speed rail system in Florida

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JR Tokai aims to win an order for a 130 km [81 miles] line connecting the cities of Tampa and Orlando. The Nikkei reports that Central Japan Railway Co.(JR JR Tokai) plans to team up with 11 partners to bid for a high-speed rail system in Florida. It hopes to build a system based on the Tokai shinkansen bullet train it operates in Japan.

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Space reserved for Sun Coast EVA Prez, Mike Clark and SunEVA Veep George Keramas to tell the story of EVents unfolding at Black Bay Technologies -- Chris - Tampa Bay Mensan Fred Ivo Paul and 10 Connects TV Crew from St Petersburg -- Reporter Kathrin Bursh and Photojournalist Beth Weber.

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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).

Univ. of South Florida Researchers Link Subsurface Clouds of Degraded Oil to BP Well

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University of South Florida researchers say they have definitively connected clouds of degraded underwater oil found in the northern Gulf of Mexico to the Deepwater Horizon well (MC252) through Compound-Specific Isotope Analysis (CSIA). The R/V Bellows has recently completed a nine-day scientific mission to gather baseline water quality and food web samples from the gulf in an area that extends north of Tampa and west about 100 miles off the coast.

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

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Florida, Tampa). to connect photovoltaic solar panels to the grid. connected together. connected together. Agile Direct Grid Connect Medium Voltage 4.7-13.8 grid connection. The Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) has selected 60 research projects for up to a combined $156 million in funding from the Fiscal Year 2011 budget.

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