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.” Recently, the US Department of Transportation (DoT) adopted SAE International’s six levels of automation outlined in SAE J3016 for use in its “Federal Automated Vehicles Policy.” ( Earlier post.).

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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 is building the industry’s only fully open automotive platform, allowing automakers to leverage a growing software stack based on Linux while retaining the ability to create their own branded user experience.

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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. The agreement, which will strengthen both GE and Rosneft manufacturing and commercial capabilities, is part of GE’s plan to invest $1 billion in the oil and gas industry in Russia by 2020.

2013 179

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. It provides all the functions found in the calculators section of this site and more in a stand-alone user friendly program. link].

2010 100

New ghost racing mobile video game from Formula E

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The first-of-its-kind ghost racing game, which is available to download for free on iOS

2019 40

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. You want to read Green Car Reports on your Apple iPad, maybe even your iPhone, and you want a native app that runs seamlessly with iOS to do it with Wait no longer: Our app is now here. iPhone Apple High Gear Media Apps iPad Site News

2015 105

Electrify America introduces new pricing structure featuring kWh pricing in 23 states and DC; reduced rates for states with minute-based pricing

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The simplest way to access these new competitive prices is by downloading the Electrify America mobile app which makes charging with Electrify America even easier.

2020 292

Harris Interactive survey for Johnson Controls identifies consumer preferences for connected vehicles

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Consumers want this process to be simple to use and for it to be convenient to download apps from traditional channels. When it comes to downloading smartphone apps to a vehicle via an interactive screen, vehicle owners who use downloaded apps on a weekly basis would prefer traditional channels. 62% have a preference for where they would download an app for their vehicle, and of those with a preference, 60% would prefer downloading from an existing app store (e.g.,

2013 207

Gallup, EC develop globally consistent, harmonized Degree of Urbanization variable

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Available for free download , the geospatial layer can also be used retroactively to allow anyone to apply the Degree of Urbanization to their own data. The newly developed Degree of Urbanisation variable is available through a free download (as a.csv file) that Gallup data subscribers can integrate back into the 2016 and 2017 World Poll data sets. Migration has been a driving force behind some of the biggest changes around the world—particularly over the past two decades.

2019 204

GM EV Factory ZERO first US auto plant to install 5G technology

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Verizon’s 5G Ultra Wideband network has considerably faster download speeds and greater bandwidth than 4G networks. General Motors announced that Factory ZERO, Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Center, the company’s all-electric vehicle assembly plant, is the first automotive plant in the US to install dedicated 5G fixed mobile network technology.

2020 170

Electrify America, Kia Motors America offer DC fast charging plan for Kia Niro EV drivers

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To participate in the program, drivers can simply download the Electrify America charging app and complete a brief enrollment process.

2020 222

2015 Aluminum Joining Manual

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The Joining manual is an update to the EAA’s Aluminium Automotive Manual and is now available for download at no cost at: DriveAluminum.org. The Aluminum Association has published a manual detailing the range of commercially available production processes for joining aluminum components in automotive applications.

2015 179

American Chemical Society Posts Online Collection of New Resources on Climate Change

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Audio and Presentation Slides (requires Flash) Download PowerPoint. Download PowerPoint. Download PowerPoint. Audio and Presentation Slides (requires Flash) Download PowerPoint. The American Chemical Society (ACS) has posted a new online collection of resources related to climate change, including audio and visual presentations from a recent ACS forum on the science of climate change and video from an ACS press briefing on this forum.

Life With Tesla Model S: Electric-Draw Vampire Slain, At Last

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But it morphed into a detective story that apparently solves the mystery of why my 60-kWh 2013 Tesla Model S still suffered a significant "vampire" power drain, even after downloading new software that was supposed to tame the This started out as a feel-good article about another great experience I had with Tesla''s extraordinary service program.

2013 113

Arity partners with Ford to enable more efficient usage-based insurance (UBI) offerings

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Usage-based insurance programs give drivers access to personalized driving data directly from the vehicle while allowing insurers to price more accurately in return for safer driving on the roads, all without having to download an additional app or plug in an OBD (onboard diagnostic) device.

Volkswagen ViaVision magazine focuses on e-up! and electromobility

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Click to read or download. Volkswagen has released the latest version of its ViaVision magazine, which this month focuses on electromobility and the forthcoming e-up! city car ( earlier post ).

2013 200

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. Waymo further charged that other former Waymo employees, now at Uber and Otto, downloaded additional confidential information.

2017 170

KDDI, AT&T to connect Toyota and Lexus vehicles in US with 4G LTE starting in the fall

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Connected services such as remote start to crank up a car remotely and start up the heat or A/C; remote diagnostics to provide vehicle health information to customers and dealers; Destination Assist to download vehicle destinations to navigation systems; Safety Connect to help in an emergency by connecting drivers to a 24/7 response center at the touch of a button. Toyota and Lexus are bringing connected car capabilities to their vehicles in the United States.

2019 205

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. With its touch-screen controls and electronic motor and battery systems, the Model S all-electric sport sedan is almost certainly the most highly computerized car on the planet. But as our PCs have sadly

2013 106

Forbes. The Wall Street Journal & Car Sharing.

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After I got the download on how architects and electrical engineers specify electrical components … Continue reading → #Automobiles #AutonomousDriving #CarSharing #ElectricVehicles #GigEconomy #CarRental #Forbes #SelfDriving #TURO #WallStreetJournalForbes. The Wall Street Journal & Car Sharing. The GIG Economy. That term came up during a recent lunch I had with a former GE colleague.

2017 40

Oxbotica and Cisco partner to address autonomous vehicle data challenge; OpenRoaming

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By 2024, more than 70 million new connected vehicles will enter the market every year, with each required to upload and download 8.3GB of data per day, including streamed infotainment, HD navigation, vehicle telemetry and ADAS settings as well as safety critical information like severe weather updates or passenger ill health.

2020 179

NTSB 3rd investigative update on Boeing 787 battery fire in Boston; battery not overcharged

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On Tuesday, the group will convene in Arizona to test and examine the battery charger and download nonvolatile memory from the APU controller. Several other components have been sent for download or examination to Boeing’s facility in Seattle and manufacturer’s facilities in Japan. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released a third update on its investigation into the fire aboard a Japan Airlines Boeing 787 at Logan International Airport in Boston on 7 January.

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Project ASLAN launches open-source self-driving software platform

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At www.project-aslan.org , engineers can freely download an open-source resource enriched by software contributed by the founders and augmented with data from 22 autonomous vehicles currently deployed in a variety of trial use-cases in locations ranging from Hong Kong to the UK.

2020 292

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. At CES 2017, Qualcomm announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.,

2017 150

US DOT releases major update of ITS Architecture Reference and Toolsets

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ARC-IT is available as an online website or as a single download that contains most of the ARC-IT web site that may be installed locally for offline use. The Architecture Reference for Cooperative and Intelligent Transportation (ARC-IT) version 9.0 is a major release of the US National ITS Architecture Reference that fully defines and upgrades the four architecture views that were initially defined in ARC-IT 8.0.

2020 161

California ARB publishes Battery Electric Bus Charging Cost Calculator

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The staff of the California Air Resources Board (ARB) has published a downloadable tool (a macro-enabled Excel worksheet) for estimating electricity costs for battery electric bus (BEB) deployments in California. The tool estimates monthly electricity costs for BEBs that are charged at the depot or on-route. The spreadsheet allows numerous variables to be factored in for the 9 California utilities included in the tool.

2016 150

Tech: High/Low Temps Drain Your EV Range

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According to Geotab, which has done a massive data download of more than 4,200 EVs with a combined 5.2 Studies Show Loss of EV Range Depends on Temperature. Have you experienced a significant change in your EV range and wonder why that might be?

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Honda releases 3D data of past concept models for use with 3D printers

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With the data downloaded from the website Honda 3D Design Archives , Honda''s concept models can be replicated by a household 3D printer. The concepts, such as the 2013 NSX concept shown here, can be viewed in 3D or downloaded for printing. Honda Motor Co., released three-dimensional (3D) data for exterior designs of concept models Honda has introduced in the past. The data is offered based on version 4.0 of Creative Commons licenses.

2014 203

Volvo Group Launches Commute Greener Service; City of Göteborg First to Order

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A commuter who downloads the application Commute Greener, from the iPhone App Store, for example, can use the mobile telephone to register the methods of transport that are used for commuting to and from work. At present, individuals can download Commute Greener as an application for the iPhone. To download the application to other mobile phones, a city, company or organization must first order access to the application for its inhabitants, customers or employees.

2009 170

Hyundai Motor Group introduces industry-first smartphone-based EV performance control technology; blockchain

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As electric vehicles continually expand their market share, especially in rental or car-sharing industries, the new technology will allow drivers to use their custom settings in whichever electric vehicle they drive by downloading their profile from the server. Hyundai Motor Group has developed smartphone-EV pairing-based performance adjustment technology which allows users to customize primary functions through a smartphone application—an industry-first innovation.

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EPA annual GHG report shows emissions from power plants declined 10% from 2010 due to growing use of natural gas

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This year, with three years of data for most sources, FLIGHT has been updated with new features, including the ability to view trend graphs by sector and facility, and download charts and graphs for use in presentations and reports. The data are also published through EnviroFacts, which allows the public to download data for further analyses.

2013 196

Chargepoint has more than 10K charging spots in North America; name change

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50,000+ mobile app downloads. ChargePoint, formerly named Coulomb Technologies, announced it has more than 10,000 EV charging station spots in North America. More than 25,000—nearly half of all EV drivers—use ChargePoint to charge their electric vehicles, according to the company. ChargePoint has seen more than 1,500,000 EV charging sessions worldwide over the past four years.

BYD unveils Song PLUS mid-size SUV with new, more efficient 1.5L gasoline engine

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4 million+ apps can be downloaded at will, covering every need for navigation, interactive entertainment and connected travel. BYD has introduced the Song PLUS mid-size SUV at a launch event in Chengdu.

2020 222

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

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Riders must download the Ninebot App, which provides a New Rider Tutorial, as well as the ability to monitor speed, enable carry or lock mode, engage speed limit mode, customize lighting and more. 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). Now the company has expanded the launch to include brick and mortar retailers throughout North America.

2016 196

Porsche invests in Israeli start-up Tactile Mobility; integration of tactile data into production cars

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Data is downloaded back to each relevant vehicle, ensuring that the embedded software has the most updated and accurate context available, for improved ongoing calculations and performance. Data is downloaded to vehicles roaming the specific area, enabling them to prime the embedded software with insight on the road ahead, improving safety and user experience reaction time.

2019 150

Hyundai Motor Group develops smartphone-based Digital Key; deployment starts later this year

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Replacing a traditional physical key, the new Digital Key can be downloaded via an app and used by up to four authorized people. The Digital Key can be downloaded via a cell phone application and Near Field Communication (NFC) technology detects the presence of an authorized Digital Key-enabled cellphone in close proximity to the vehicle door. Hyundai Motor Group has developed a “Digital Key”, which allows users to unlock and start their Hyundai or Kia vehicle via their smartphone.

2019 170

EPA Offers Gas Mileage Stickers, Embeds For Selling Used Cars

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In addition to the printable fuel economy labels, the EPA has added a downloadable graphics that sellers can use in online ads. In 2011, the EPA helped make used car buying a little more informative by creating printable gas-mileage window stickers. Now, its effort to help used car buyers get fuel-economy information is going digital. Used-car

2013 71

2020 EV Charging Infrastructure Best-in-Test: Rating the DC fast charging user experience

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Two networks—Greenlots and EV Connect—have pretty much nothing on their sites, other than ‘Please download the app.’

2020 113

Qualcomm Automotive Solutions to power next-gen infotainment for Volkswagen vehicles; Snapdragon 820A Processor, Snapdragon X12 & X5 LTE modems

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Both modems have been designed with leading LTE connectivity to support fast downloads, swift application performance, as well as provide enhanced thermal efficiency and optimized power consumption. Also at CES 2017, Qualcomm introduced a new variant of its connected car reference platform using the flagship Gigabit Class Qualcomm Snapdragon X16 LTE modem supporting peak download speeds up to 1 Gbps. At CES 2017, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

2017 150

ZTE and Deutsche Telekom develop second version of CarConnect smart adapter

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The new edition offers LTE with Cat-4 standard and transfer rates of up to 150 Mbit/s in downloads. ZTE, a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, has developed a new CarConnect smart adapter in cooperation with Deutsche Telekom. The device now appears in a completely revised version. In addition to faster access to mobile Internet, drivers are offered new functionalities and more security.

2019 192

Luxoft announces technology preview of open source iviLink automotive connectivity software platform

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iviLink, a free-to-download software, enables connectivity between mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablet PCs, and vehicle infotainment systems, including head units, radio modules, rear seat entertainment and more. All files can be downloaded at no cost at www.ivilink.net/techpreview.

2012 196

GENIVI Alliance to demonstrate Remote Vehicle Interaction at Connected Car Expo

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It is among the first automotive connectivity software that is freely downloadable for anyone interested in assisting major automotive manufacturers to quickly develop the next generation of connected features.

2015 184

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.

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