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.).

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.

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].

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

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

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This data (documented and evaluated in the SAE report 2014-01-1990) has also been posted on the website for free download in the public domain. At the Awards Ceremony at the SAE 2016 Government/Industry Meeting, SAE International honored the recipients of the Ralph H.

Mercedes-Benz launches new private car-sharing scheme: Croove

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The relevant app will be available to download from December from the Apple iTunes store at first. A new car-sharing platform from Mercedes-Benz will go online at the start of December. App-based Croove pairs up private vehicle owners and hirers.

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. Audi is now equipping its new models that use the second-generation modular infotainment platform with Audi connect SIM.

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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.

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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). Earlier post.)

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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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Renesas Electronics introduces new software packages to improve security and safety of connected cars

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For example, automotive cybersecurity becomes mission critical as modern cars are advancing towards connected cars that allow applications to be downloaded from the open cloud to update and upgrade the software in the car. Renesas Electronics announced new software packages for the R-Car automotive computing platform to improve security and safety capabilities for next-generation connected cars.

moovel Group and SSB launching new mobility service in Stuttgart

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The “Flex Pilot” app can be downloaded for free from the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store. Daimler’s moovel Group and the Stuttgarter Strassenbahnen AG (SSB) are launching a new mobility service in Stuttgart.

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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.

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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.

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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. Hyundai is on track to be the first mainstream automaker to launch an augmented reality owner’s manual app.

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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.

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

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Video is captured for later download.

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Ujet introduces electric scooter at CES

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A personalized touch interface provides easy access to navigation, voice control, music streaming, telephony functions, and the front-facing HD camera, which can take video that can be later downloaded and transferred. At CES, Ujet unveiled its first product, the Ujet electric scooter.

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.

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

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The solution is also integrated in Pisa’s existing Tap&Park app which drivers can choose to download to take them directly to a free parking space and even pay for it via the app.

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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., This technology implementation marks a significant improvement over previous wired data offloading processes.

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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. Volkswagen has developed a special app for CES 2017, available now at the App Store ( iOS ) and at Google Play ( Android ).

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 National ITS Architecture provides a common framework for planning, defining, and integrating ITS deployments.

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. The BMW Group is the first manufacturer to bring the EnLighten App, by Connected Signals , into the car.

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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. 2015 Focus four-door sedan. Click to enlarge. Ford unveiled the new Ford Focus four-door sedan prior to its debut at the 2014 New York International Auto Show next week.

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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.

2013 12

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. Researchers at the US Department of Energy (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) are identifying battery second use (B2U) strategies capable of offsetting vehicle expenses while improving utility grid stability.

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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.

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.), Mitsubishi Motors, Mazda Motor Corporation and Ford Motor Company are joining The Linux Foundation and AGL. Ford Motor Company is the first US car manufacturer to join AGL.

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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) and the option “online services”—now available free of charge in Europe—can be connected with a smartphone and access a new real-time new traffic service without any additional charge.

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

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The Qin is also equipped with the BYD “i” intelligent cloud system platform incorporating features such as telematics, cloud-computing and a full-range of services 24 hours a day (such as roadside assistance, vehicle positioning, remote monitoring, music and video downloads etc.).

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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). Concept of the service and mobile app for renewable charging. Click to enlarge.

BYTON unveils drivable electric SUV concept at CES; production model in 2019

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No matter which BYTON the driver sits in, his or her profile can be downloaded from the cloud to the car, making the customer feel as if every BYTON is his/her own car.

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

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They then estimated the energy consumption rate for each vehicle based on Argonne’s Downloadable Dynamometer Database (D 3 ) temperature-controlled chamber vehicle test data together with information on temperature, drive cycle, and VMT patterns for each county.

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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. Hyundai will debut and demonstrate a Blue Link smartwatch app at Pepcom’s Digital Experience and at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) next week in Las Vegas.

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. Mercedes-Benz and Glympse, the mobile technology company that pioneered temporary real-time location sharing, are teaming up to provide real-time location sharing to their drivers by integrating Glympse into the new Mercedes-Benz Digital DriveStyle application, set to launch in the new A-Class in September.

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. I drafted up a somewhat "exploded" model of the firewall rack.

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. Ford has developed a wearable device, which is connected to a smartphone app, enabling production line workers to make faster and more accurate quality checks on new vehicles.

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. GE Energy’s Industrial Solutions business unveiled the new WattStation and WattStation Connect software at the SAE 2012 World Congress in Detroit, Mich. Earlier post.)

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