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Tesla receives mind-blowing interior ‘personalization system’ patent

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Tesla has received a patent for an incredible new “personalization system,” which could make its vehicles more accessible and comfortable than ever before. The system uses the car’s interior camera system to identify occupants, approximate their size, and personalize settings to optimize comfort and ease of use.

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Elon Musk’s Twitter absorbed by his X Corp—Let the Games Begin

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pic.twitter.com/EZqSNjAPba — SpacTrader110 (@SpacTrader110) April 4, 2023 Public documents revealed that the merger between Twitter and Elon Musk’s X Corp. The documents hint that Twitter is now a Nevada-based company rather than a company based in Delaware. No publicly traded corporation owns 10% or more of the stock of X Corp.

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Further reduction in licensing of young drivers during the pandemic

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In 2011 , Brandon Schoettle and I documented the fact that, during the 25-year period from 1983 to 2008, there was a large reduction in the proportion of young persons with a driver’s license, and an increase in the licensing of older persons. Licensing of older persons—those 60 and older—increased.

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DOT issues discussion document on principles for a connected vehicle environment; safety as top priority

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The environment will limit the collection and retention of personally identifiable information to the minimum necessary to support stakeholder and operational needs. DOT’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is expected to issue a rulemaking on Vehicle Communications in 2013.

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The Boring Company to purchase land from UNLV for Vegas Loop station

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NSHE documents suggest that The Boring Company initiated the land deal as part of its efforts to build out the Vegas Loop system. The sale price will be no less than the appraised value of the property, to be determined by a licensed real estate appraiser(s), in accordance with Board of Regents’ policies and procedures,” the document read.

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Porsche Digital develops artificial intelligence for noise detection

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This takes the strain off development engineers in particular, who normally have to be personally present throughout such tests. The assistant also makes error documentation more precise and simplifies root cause analysis.

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FCA US LLC to pay ~$300M in criminal penalties over diesel emissions test cheating

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According to the company’s admissions and court documents, beginning at least as early as 2010, FCA US developed a new 3.0-liter liter diesel engine for use in FCA US’ Jeep Grand Cherokee and Ram 1500 vehicles that would be sold in the United States.

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