Tue.Mar 19, 2019

NVIDIA introduces DRIVE AP2X; complete Level 2+ autonomous vehicle platform

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At its GPU Technology Conference, NVIDIA announced NVIDIA DRIVE AP2X—a complete Level 2+ automated driving solution encompassing DRIVE AutoPilot software, DRIVE AGX and DRIVE validation tools.

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UN global climate report restores hope, lays out roadmap

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A new UN report on global climate change isn't quite as dire as one it issued last October. That special report on warming of 2.7 degrees Fahrenheit (1.5 degrees Celsius) showed that the effects of climate change could become catastrophic by 2040, at least 10 years earlier than scientists had predicted. Another report in December by private energy. global warming greenhouse gas climate change carbon dioxide

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Does e-commerce affect the amount of travel in the United States?

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by Michael Sivak. Recently, the amount of retail e-commerce in the United States increased rapidly in terms of both the absolute volume and the percentage of all sales. For example, retail e-commerce sales during the fourth quarter of 2007 totaled $36.2 billion (in current dollars), or 3.5%

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Mountain hardware: Testing the 2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV on a high-country day trip

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Colorado, which is taking steps to adopt California’s EV mandate, has always had a different wildcard factor affecting road trips: altitude. The state has the highest portions of the Interstate highway system, including routes spanning past 11,000 feet and varying several thousand feet. Even with a number of electric cars like the Chevrolet. road trips charging Green Life

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Stanford researchers develop new electrolysis system to split seawater into hydrogen and oxygen

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A Stanford-led team has developed a new electrolysis system to split seawater in hydrogen and oxygen. Their findings are published in an open-access paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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Amazon hooks Kia owners up with easier home-charger installation

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Those just transitioning to an electric car, like the 2019 Kia Niro EV, face some potentially daunting decisions well beyond the vehicle itself—not just how they’re going to charge up the vehicle in their own garage or driveway, but how they’re going to charge it quickly enough. The 2019 Niro EV starts arriving to dealerships. Plug-In Hybrids Charger Home charging Amazon Kia Niro EV

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FHWA makes BAA awards for Phase 1 Truck Platooning Early Deployment Assessment

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The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has made awards under the Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for a Phase 1 Truck Platooning Early Deployment Assessment. This project is being conducted to understand how truck platoons will operate in a realistic, operational environment. Previous research has resulted in the development of truck platooning technology with only limited testing and demonstration in a real-world environment.

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Eaton contributing several components to DOE SuperTruck II program

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Eaton announced it is contributing several components to truck manufacturers participating in the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) SuperTruck II program. Earlier post.).

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Amazon charges Kias, Chevy Bolt mountain range, UN climate report: Today's Car News

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A second automaker has signed on to Amazon's Home Services charger installation program. We took a Chevrolet Bolt EV to the top of the Continental Divide to see how its range fares in mountain driving. A new UN climate report calls for optimism in tackling climate change. And our latest Twitter poll asks readers which electric SUV they would buy. global warming Amazon Electric Car Chargers

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Adamas: Shifting cathode chemistries and strong EV sales driving accelerated nickel deployment in China

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In January 2019, the Chinese market saw 253% more nickel deployed in passenger EV batteries than the same month the year prior, according to a model-by-model build-up using Adamas Intelligence’s EV Battery Capacity and Battery Metals Tracker.

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Kia Ceed Crossover: sketch and first details revealed

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Kia has revealed the first details of its Ceed crossover – an all-new model that’s set to launch in the UK by September

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Toyota Research Institute-Advanced Development, NVIDIA partner to accelerate use of autonomous vehicles and AI technologies

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Toyota Research Institute-Advanced Development ( TRI-AD ) and NVIDIA announced a new collaboration to develop, train and validate self-driving vehicles. The partnership builds on an ongoing relationship with Toyota to utilize the NVIDIA DRIVE AGX Xavier AV computer and is based on close development between teams from NVIDIA, TRI-AD in Japan and Toyota Research Institute (TRI) in the United States. The broad partnership includes advancements in: AI computing infrastructure using NVIDIA GPUs.

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