Ford developing a strategy to address urban personal mobility globally; a mobility company, not just an auto company

Green Car Congress

Ford Motor Company is mapping out a strategy to address the requirements for personal mobility in the context of the megatrend of increasing global urbanization, both in mature economies as well as in emerging markets. Ford hosted Green Car Congress at the Go Further with Ford event.].

Fujitsu launches Singapore field trial of AI-enhanced event-congestion-mitigation system

Green Car Congress

Fujitsu Laboratories has begun a field trial that aims to reduce congestion around major events, stadiums, and shopping centers through behavioral guidance. This is calculated based on three points: The level of congestion that a person can tolerate when using transit.

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Bill Ford outlines “Blueprint for Mobility”, calls for automotive and telecommunications industries to collaborate to address coming personal mobility crisis

Green Car Congress

Public and personal transportation will be fully integrated to save time, conserve resources and lower emissions. Bill Ford began talking about the future of personal mobility in the context of ever-increasing congestion last year at the TED2011 conference in Long Beach.

GM publishes “Blue Paper” on sustainable urban mobility; integrating input from Sustainable Urban Mobility events in Shanghai

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Tags: China City car Connected vehicles Electric (Battery) Personal Transit Policy

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DOT proposes requiring event data recorders on all light-duty vehicles beginning in 2014

Green Car Congress

The proposed rule would require automakers to install event data recorders (EDRs)—devices that collect specific safety-related data (i.e., EDRs do not collect any personal identifying information or record conversations and do not run continuously. The US Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) proposed a new standard that would capture valuable safety-related data in the seconds before and during a motor vehicle crash.

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The Long View from SAE 2009 World Congress

Green Car Congress

He works for Systemica, who has been contracted to design the Personal Rapid Transit (PRT) system for the citadel of Masdar. PRT challenges include the reliance on a central computer, the inability to adapt the vehicle to your personality via ownership and losing the local color and insight provided by a cab driver. Another issue is being capacity constrained during rush hour if you only have one person per vehicle. by Bill Cooke.

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BMW i novel drive unit swing arm powers HNF eBike

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Even in the event of extremely uneven terrain it is possible to pedal smoothly and efficiently. Electric (Battery) Personal Transit Vehicle Systems

2015 84

Special Guests at an LA Rally

Revenge of the Electric Car

was also spotted, along with author and radio personality Richard Greene, LA’s mayor, members of NRDC, The Sierra Club, Heal the Bay, and more. Tags: EV Economics Events Film News

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Honda signs E-KIZUNA project agreement with City of Saitama for EV, PHEV and electric scooter testing; new household gas cogen unit with more efficient EXlink engine

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Honda will also be exploring the system’s potential to independently produce electricity for the household in the event of a disaster. Electric (Battery) Hybrids Infrastructure Japan Personal Transit Plug-ins Power Generation Solar Vehicle Systems

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Electric Cars: Yes We Will

Revenge of the Electric Car

It’s a dangerous time because reactionary pressure can replace progress if everyone waits for one person (Obama) to do everything for everyone, and disappointment sets in. Tags: Events washington dc Obama Production News plug-ins 400,000 at the Lincoln Memorial concert. Dateline: Washington, DC. The buzz is everywhere and completely electric in Washington DC this week. And some of that energy is headed directly to plug-in cars.

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Jaguar plug-in hybrid heads to Millbrook

Green Cars News

It’s the opening day of the LCV2012 event at Millbrook Proving Ground and as the crowds gather, we’ve got more news on the highlights they can look forward to today. The UK’s largest business-to-business low carbon vehicle event will feature more than 50 of the industry’s leading personalities, who will lead discussions and debates into [.]. Green credentials event Jaguar LCV Millbrook

Aptera 2e makes public debut

Revenge of the Electric Car

We have TWO reports from guest bloggers who attended the Aptera in the Wild EVent Thursday night at Smooth’s Sports Grille in Long Beach, CA. It was a rainy night but I decided to jump in my car and see the new Aptera in person tonight in Long Beach. It is far too early for performance claims but Aptera will likely beat Tesla for eventful ingress/egress. 5, at Smooth’s to see the vehicle in person and meet other Aptera fans.

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Riding 1000 miles in 24 hours on electric motorcycle creates Iron Butt Terry

National Green Transportation

On Tuesday, Terry Hershner made history as the first person to ride an electric motorcycle over 1000 miles in 24 hours, following his historic win about two weeks ago in the Vetter Fuel Economy challenge. Both events shatter preconceived

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Riding 1000 miles in 24 hours on electric motorcycle creates Iron Butt Terry

National Green Transportation

On Tuesday, Terry Hershner made history as the first person to ride an electric motorcycle over 1000 miles in 24 hours, following his historic win about two weeks ago in the Vetter Fuel Economy challenge. Both events shatter preconceived

7-state Midwest EVOLVE project to promote electric vehicles; Ford, GM, Nissan initial automotive partners

Green Car Congress

In partnership with eight Clean Cities coalitions, Midwest EVOLVE (Electric Vehicle Opportunities: Learning, eVents, Experience) will demonstrate the performance and environmental benefits of plug-in electric vehicles through showcases, ride and drives, and events in communities throughout the seven-state region. The first events will be held in the spring of 2017.

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Here's What The Tesla Model X Assembly Line Looks Like

Green Car Reports

At the very end of September, CEO Elon Musk personally delivered the first handful of Tesla Model X electric crossover utility vehicles to their buyers in an event at its assembly plant.

2015 83

Greenius on Patch.com: Environmentalist? Yes. Environmental Champion? Not So Much

Creative Greenius

First off, a big heartfelt “Thanks!&# to City Councilman, Bill Brand, for helping to make my column of last Tuesday #1 in the popularity rankings.

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Allstate introduces optional ride-hailing insurance in California; more states this year

Green Car Congress

Allstate’s Ride for Hire product also provides for potentially lower coverage deductibles in the event a qualifying driver’s vehicle is damaged in an accident when they are driving a TNC passenger. The Allstate Ride for Hire endorsement supports customers who use their personal vehicles to drive for qualifying TNCs. Allstate’s endorsement can help fill the gap that arises when a customer’s personal auto policy liability coverage limits are greater than what’s provided by the TNC.

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Buick VELITE 6 PHEV and Enspire all-electric concept SUV make global debut in China; VELITE 6 EV coming

Green Car Congress

The Buick VELITE 6 plug-in hybrid electric vehicle and the Buick Enspire all-electric concept SUV made their global debut at a launch event in Wuzhen, Zhejiang. With exclusive accounts, users can personalize their settings for OnStar, navigation, internet use and more.

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Transport Ministers endorse 2009 MPG Marathon in Coventry

Green Cars News

Conservative leader David Cameron has also supported the initiative by sending a message wishing participants ‘a successful event for what is a hugely important cause.’. The Ministers have embraced the objectives of the event which, for the first time, is also focusing upon safer driving for business. The event, which is supported by Act on CO2 and the Energy Saving Trust, will take place over two days. Tags: Green credentials driving event MPG Marathon Total Eco

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German government adopts ethics rules for automated driving

Green Car Congress

In the event of danger, the protection of human life always has top priority. In the case of unavoidable accidents, any qualification of people according to personal characteristics (age, sex, physical or mental constitution) is not permitted. The German government is adopting an action plan to implement the recommendations of its Ethics Commission on automated driving. The expert panel, headed by the former Federal Constitutional Court Prof.

2017 60

BMW Group and IBM collaborate on research on future driver assistance systems; IBM Watson IoT

Green Car Congress

IBM and BMW Group researchers are collaborating to explore the role of Watson cognitive computing in personalizing the driving experience and creating more intuitive driver support systems for cars of the future.

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California adds more regulation for oil and gas industry; water quality and spill response

Green Car Congress

AB 1197 will ensure their spill management teams are adequately trained and prepared in the event of an oil spill. AB 1328 authorizes a regional water quality control board (RWQCB) or the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB), while conducting an investigation of wastewater discharge produced from an oil or gas field, to require a person or entity to provide information for all chemicals in the discharged wastewater.

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IBM patents cognitive system to manage self-driving vehicles

Green Car Congress

IBM scientists have been granted a patent around a machine learning system that can dynamically shift control of an autonomous vehicle between a human driver and a vehicle control processor in the event of a potential emergency, providing a safety measure that can contribute to accident prevention.

2017 78

How to Stay Optimistic During Your Job Search

Green Car Congress

In the event you do catch the common cold, the duration of the cold is significantly reduced because of your activity level. If you don’t have a personal website, get one. Attend meetups: Go to events like 1 Million Cups if you’re looking to get a job in a startup.

2017 78

Wendy Greuel Gains Green Ground in South Bay L.A. – Stands Up & Speaks Out To Keep Hermosa Hermosa

Creative Greenius

Today that person turned out to be Wendy Greuel. I’ve never personally witnessed any passion out of Ted or felt that he had the fire in his belly on the environment or was any kind of climate action hero. .

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BMW Connected North America makes its world debut at Microsoft Build 2016; powered by Azure

Green Car Congress

BMW Connected, a new personal mobility companion, made its world debut at Microsoft Build 2016, Microsoft’s developer conference, last week. Service Fabric enables the automaker to build individual mobility graphs with personalized data and real-time context.

2016 78

Honda to show EV concept with AI emotion engine from joint project with Softbank

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In June 2016, Softbank Robotics launched “Pepper”—the world’s first personal robot that can not only read emotions but have its own. Pepper’s Diary, for example, links Pepper’s emotions with daily family events that are recorded with pictures and photos.

2016 101

Your Greenius Earth Day Reality Check: Waiting For The Magic Bullet

Creative Greenius

You can go to events where you recycle your old paper tax records, your motor oil, your cellphone, computers and other electronics. . You might even get the chance to hug a person wearing a polar bear costume.

2012 141

It’s #TimeForUnrest Because My Friend Liz Deserves A Life Outside Her Bedroom

Creative Greenius

Smart, witty, humble – a little awkward, but a bright shining light with such a positive and endearing personality I couldn’t help but love Liz and make a rare exception to my “Children Not Invited” rule.

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Wendy Greuel Our Best Bet To Get To 100% Renewable Energy In Time

Creative Greenius

And you would think that would be especially true for anyone running to become our United States representative from the 33rd Congressional District – the person who will be following the great Henry Waxman in that position.

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Low carbon vehicles 2012 returns to Millbrook

Green Cars News

The UK’s largest business-to-business low carbon vehicle event is to return this September with the promise of more than 50 of the industry’s leading personalities set to take to the stand. Minister for Industry, Mark Prisk and Professor Dame Julia King will be among the speakers at the LCV2012 event at Millbrook Proving Ground in [.].

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Penn State and partners hosting Next Generation Biomass Conversion Short Course and facility tour

Green Car Congress

Networking opportunities and a business development roundtable will round out the event. Daniel Ciolkosz, co-organizer for the event and Penn State Extension associate. Registration: Early bird registration for the event is $780 per person (up to October 22), after that the price rises to $960. Web-based attendance is available for persons that are not able to travel to the venue of the short course.

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Your Greenius Earth Day Reality Check: Waiting For The Magic Bullet

Creative Greenius

You can go to events where you recycle your old paper tax records, your motor oil, your cellphone, computers and other electronics. . You might even get the chance to hug a person wearing a polar bear costume.

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Volkswagen unveils third-generation Touareg SUV in China; plug-in hybrid drive this year

Green Car Congress

Drivers use the Innovision Cockpit to adapt the assistance, handling and comfort systems specifically to their personal tastes; the car becomes their Touareg. Like a new smartphone, the Volkswagen is set up and tuned to personal needs.

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Audi taking applications for second Smart Factory Hackathon in October

Green Car Congress

With their specialized knowledge of various subjects—including IT, mathematics, business administration or communication design—participants in the Smart Factory Hackathon will take on real‑life tasks from the areas of production and logistics in groups of three to five persons. The first day of the event starts with an introduction to the Hackathon tasks and an individual tour of the plant that is adapted accordingly.

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Autonomous vehicle tech company Nauto enters strategic relationships with 3 automakers, including BMW and Toyota, and Allianz

Green Car Congress

Insurers get a more precise view of each and every driver that can help personalize coverage, deliver precision risk assessments, reduce fraudulent claims and provide enhanced urban mobility services for commercial fleets.

2016 113

Hermosa Beach Mayor Has A Secret & It’s None of Your Damn Business

Creative Greenius

But I’m trying not to take it too personally since the “thinking&# behind that judgment is based on sheer politics and not intellect. No agenda was ever released for this event and no list of who was invited or who is presenting can be found anywhere.

2010 136

Cadillac CT6 features industry-first surround-view video recording system

Green Car Congress

Cadillac expects the surround-vision video recording system to be used by CT6 owners to record events such as a memorable drive; for security in the case of a vehicle being tampered with or to record an incident. Owners can choose to save certain captures indefinitely on the SD card or they can view or save the video files onto their personal computers.

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Volkswagen unveils electric, Level 5 autonomous I.D. VIZZION concept sedan

Green Car Congress

A virtual ‘host’ knows the personal preferences of the vehicle guests and it adapts to each of them individually. In addition, the virtual assistant reacts predictively to a wide variety of events and relevant points of interest.

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