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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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].

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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.

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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Maven deploying its first all-electric shared-use fleet in Austin; 20 Chevy Bolts

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Interested drivers can download the Maven app for Apple in the App Store and for Android in the Google Play Store.

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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.

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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.

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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 ).

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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.,

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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.,

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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.

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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.

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.

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See You On the EPN Solar Homes Tour

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Or you can download a PDF flyer with all info by CLICKING HERE. You can download the flyer for the homes on their tour by CLICKING HERE. That’s my friend, Dency Nelson, with his EV RAV4 at last year’s EPN Energy Fair.

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Nissan and DeNA to start Easy Ride robo-vehicle mobility service trial; LEAFs with autonomous technology

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Additionally, about 40 discount coupons for retailers and restaurants in the area are available for download on the participants’ own smartphones. Nissan Motor Co., and DeNA Co.,

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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.,

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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.

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Toyota begins collaboration with Grab on ride-hailing service in Southeast Asia; MSPF

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Grab offers the widest range of on-demand transportation services in the most markets in Southeast Asia, with more than 55 million app downloads and more than 1.2 Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC), Toyota Financial Services Corporation (TFS), Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance (Aioi) and Grab, Inc.

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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.

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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

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.

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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NREL study finds that uncoordinated plug-in vehicle charging could prove challenging to the grid

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The electric load profiles used in this paper, including household demand and PEV charging with a 10-minute resolution, are available for download in the NREL Data Catalog. An influx of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) charging without coordination could prove challenging to the nation’s electric grid, according to research conducted by the US Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).

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Bosch acquires US ridesharing start-up SPLT

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Companies, universities, or municipal authorities enable access to the SPLT platform for their employees, who then download the SPLT app, register, and look for or offer a rideshare. Bosch is entering the ridesharing business with its acquisition of Splitting Fares Inc.

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Audi e-tron Electric Car Test Drive Coming to Playstation Soon

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The vehicle will appear in virtual format by December at the Playstation Home site, a free download-able application tied in with the PS3 system. The Audi e-tron electric super-car concept that was recently unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show will be coming to a Playstation system near you soon. Gamers will have a chance to take a

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Duke Energy $1.5M program to increase public EV charging stations in N.C. by 30%

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Interested parties can download the public EV charging form or the bus charging form. Duke Energy’s “EV Charging Infrastructure Support Project” will provide $1 million to help cities and towns develop public charging stations for residents. Duke Energy will pay 100% up to $5,000 per charge port; $20,000 per site, or $50,000 per city under the program. Another part of the project is an additional $500,000 devoted to cities and towns for the construction of electric bus charging stations.

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GM Maven introduces monthly offering for members; vehicles include the Chevrolet Tahoe and Chevrolet Volt

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Members can download the Maven app to view pricing by market in real time for Maven Reserve. Maven, General Motors’ personal mobility brand, has expanded its offerings to include a new monthly service, Maven Reserve. Maven members pay a monthly fee to reserve a new GM vehicle loaded with technology for 28 days. Maven is a flexible mobility platform that provides members multiple offerings and pricing structures.

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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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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.

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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.

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LG & Intel partner to develop and pilot 5G telematics technology for next generation cars

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Software can be updated at high speeds through OTA (Over The Air) networks while videos and other multimedia content will see faster downloads through the car’s infotainment systems. At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, LG Electronics (LG) and Intel announced that they are collaborating to develop and to pilot 5G-based telematics technology, the next generation of wireless technology for cars.

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MINI Connected app relaunches with greater focus on driving-related functions

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The 5-year-old MINI Connected app is undergoing a major relaunch , with the new version available to download from mid-August. The new MINI Connected App is available to download from mid-August from Apple iTunes and Google Play on compatible devices.

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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 ).

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Ford offers Apple Siri Eyes-Free to millions of vehicles globally through SYNC update

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The simple, downloadable update will be available through [link]. Ford is offering a software update to more than 5 million SYNC-equipped vehicle owners—with vehicles dating all the way back to the 2011 model year—adding Apple Siri Eyes-Free capability for hands-free access to additional iPhone features. Siri Eyes-Free allows drivers to activate Siri with a long press of the voice recognition button on the steering wheel, similar to activating Siri on an iPhone.

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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.

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.

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Study projects global carbon footprint from ICT will be equivalent to half of transportation’s current level by 2040

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For every text message, for every phone call, every video you upload or download, there’s a data center making this happen. Greenhouse gas emissions (GHGE) from the Information and Communication Industry (ICT) could grow from roughly 1–1.6%

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Juniper: Apple Carplay and Android Auto to drive connected car market to $600M by 2020

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Apple and Google are set to deliver a new application ecosystem for the vehicle environment where consumers are able to download new services and functionalities directly through the head unit. A new study from Juniper Research estimated that the adoption of connected in-vehicle infotainment systems will produce revenues exceeding $600 million in 2020, representing a 10-fold increase on this year.

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Smart Drive App For iPhone: Who Needs COMAND or iDrive?

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While anyone can download the app from iTunes ($9.99) and install it on their Forget the pricey color screen and COMAND interface of Smart's upmarket cousin, Mercedes-Benz. For the upcoming 2011 Smart Electric Drive, which we drove at The Car Connection last week, the brand has rolled out a new app that essentially turns your iPhone into that.