Ford announces Smart Mobility plan; 25 initial projects

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The 25 experiments address four global megatrends—explosive population growth; an expanding middle class; air quality and public health concerns; and changing customer attitudes and priorities—challenging today’s transportation model and limiting personal mobility, especially in urban areas. Ford engineers are working with HP to track the driving habits of 100 vehicles used nationwide by HP employees for work and personal commuting. Info Cycle, Palo Alto, California.

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Ford expands Smart Mobility projects with connected e-bike study

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Multimodal navigation and smart routing: Integrates journey planning with personal vehicle and public transportation networks, which can be filtered by cost, time, and amount of biking. Info Cycle experiment. Ford at Mobile World Congress is also showcasing for the first time in Europe the Info Cycle experiment, an open-source research initiative to gather information about how bikes are used in different urban areas.

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Magneti Marelli and TELIT Sign MOU in the Field of Telematics Devices for Automotive

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The agreement aims at developing info-mobility and tracking functions and services, and provides for Telit to supply Magneti Marelli with cellular M2M (machine-to-machine) modules to be fitted into telematics boxes for automotive use worldwide and in particular for Europe and Brazil. Mb/s) and Internet browser, this navigation device allows vehicle occupants to surf the Internet in the same way as from a personal computer and to download Web content.

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Volkswagen unveils I.D. EV concept; 1st MEB-based vehicle, to launch in 2020; up to 373 miles

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The center of this car consists of an electrically adjustable and retractable multifunction steering wheel, a new Active Info Display, an electronic interior mirror (e-Mirror), an Augmented Reality (AR) Head-up Display and newly designed door panels. A 10-inch Active Info Display shows information to the driver and can also be used to view content like the media library and menus such as the satellite navigation, or to control the multifunction steering wheel.

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Volkswagen unveils BUDD-e electric van concept at CES; first VW based on new Modular Electric Toolkit (MEB)

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The first component, Active Info Display, is a freely programmable instrument cluster located in front of the driver; the second is a head unit which was once a separate screen for the infotainment system. Active Info Display captures the conceptual focus on drive information, while the head unit caters to the infotainment needs of all passengers on board. In addition, the main points and content can also be swapped between the Active Info Display and the head unit.

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An E-mail from Azure Dynamics about the DMOC445

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Beth Silverman, the support person, has been very quick to respond with whatever information she can provide from the controller designers. Thanks for the info on the SPEEDO_BUF output on the controller. I recently sent off an e-mail to Azure Dynamics, the maker of the DMOC445 AC motor controller in the 914 kit. I asked how I could tap into the motor encoder signals to create an RPM signal for the tachometer on the dashboard.

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Volkswagen unveils updated Golf; Millerized engines, semi-automated driving, digital cockpit and gesture control

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With its 9.2-inch screen it forms a conceptual and visual entity with the Active Info Display (digital instrument panel), which is also new to the Golf. This means that drivers constantly have to restore their personal settings. Volkswagen has designed a new generation of personalization that simplifies this process significantly. Personalization options in the Golf, depending on the specific equipment version, include: Ambient lighting.

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VW BUDD-e EV concept makes US auto show debut; 233-mile range based on EPA cycle; next-gen connectivity and HMI

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The first component, Active Info Display, is a freely programmable instrument cluster located in front of the driver; the second is a head unit which was once a separate screen for the infotainment system. Active Info Display captures the conceptual focus on drive information, while the head unit caters to the infotainment needs of all passengers on board. In addition, the main points and content can also be swapped between the Active Info Display and the head unit.

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GM, Segway to Make Vehicle - WSJ.com

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2010 Aptera 2e First Drive and Video on Inside Line

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An Electric Fan Turns out, though, she isnt a cop but instead a personal fitness trainer. That's about all I am concerned with personally.

The Solangelist Learns To Install Solar & Loves It

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Time after time Scott would would offer us the “by the book&# lesson and then add his personal experience lessons with working examples from his on-the-job history. Fortunately the stringing options are offered on inverter manufacturer’s web sites which let you plug in all your system info and then tell you what size strings you can use - like three strings of ten panels, or two strings of eight panels or any number of other combination.

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Automakers agree on common plug to recharge electric vehicles

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And personally I like better simple solutions. Well, if you can communicate info over the wire, why bother with the wireless? Skip to Content Massively explains Warhammer Online to the dedicated WoW player AOL Tech Europe ↓ Polska Deutschland Asia ↓ ???? ???? ??? ???? Español HD Mobile Engadget Engadget Engadget Web Images Video News Local RSS Feed Contact us Tip us on news!

Solar Powered Greenius Producing Massive South Bay Energy

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And with the unabashed interest and enthusiasm the average person has for all of the above when someone like me tells them the truth, offers them the latest information – and most of all busts the right wing myths designed to fool and scam them into continuing to enrich the carbon-based industries who are literally killing them every single day. These are local investors who are very well capitalized and are personally known to the staff of the utility and city officials.

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EVs are a smart and efficient choice for personal transportation. General Disclaimer HV (High Voltage) DC (Direct Current) Warning: Traction Battery Packs, Motors, Chargers, and other HV sources could cause serious injury or death if proper precautions are not taken while working on or around such High Voltage Direct Current sources.

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Ford and Automatic Labs working together to support connected-car solutions

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The Automatic app can display detailed info about a week, such as drive distance and destinations. The first of several features available to drivers who use Automatic in supported Ford SYNC-equipped vehicles will make Apple’s Siri personal assistant application accessible on Apple iPhone through the push-to-talk button on the steering wheel. Automatic uses vehicle data from the OBD port to report on driving performance. Click to enlarge.

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Electric Car Makers: Oregon Wants You - Green Inc. Blog - NYTimes.com

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A very low cost EV is taking a golf cart transaxle or whole GC rear/seat and weld, ect a MC front end, frame, title to it, change the batteries from 6vdc to 12vdc to double the voltage and use larger dia VW Rabbit tires and you can have a nice 1- 3 person MC trike that goes 45-55mph and 50+ mile range. Many EV groups online for more info or google EV clubs or EV racing and follow the website’s links.

Thursday - 1 October 2009. Reporting Out on the Tour de AZ; "Spirit of DC" Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle All Around ARIZONA -- a new PHEV3A

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Florence, Pinal Cty My request is to line up with appropriate AAA persons handling for those in charge of growing Arizona counties green and clean, sustainable and electric, inside and outside of government in order in order to coordinate liaison. PPS Should time permit for further study, Michelle, here's a distinct California Car Initiative (CALCars) info article on how important it is to get Arizona plugged in and now for the economic well being of Arizona, under the Stimulus Bill!

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Intel Founder: Look to Silicon Valley for Electric Car Development - GoodCleanTech

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Peapod Comes Out on Earth Day '09 - GoodCleanTech

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GM Proposes Electric Car Plug Standard - GoodCleanTech

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GM's New Plan: Fewer Jobs, More Chevy Volt - Environmental Capital - WSJ

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BMW i3 on sale in US 2Q 2014, base MSRP $41,350 for BEV; $45,300 with range extender

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It includes the wide-screen Navigation Professional with advanced real-time traffic and the new touch pad; Traffic Jam Assist; BMW Assist with Enhanced Bluetooth and USB with BMW Apps; Online Information services; Deceleration Assistant; ACC Stop & Go; Speed Limit info; BMW ConnectedDrive services; Forward Collision Warning; Pedestrian Protection; and City Collision Mitigation. The customer has access to personal assistance from a BMW ConnectedDrive agent at any time of the day or night.

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Volkswagen showcases inductive charging w/ “power lift”, autonomous and semi-autonomous capabilities & gesture control at CES

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Despite continually growing complexity and numbers of functions, this concept was intended to reduce driver distractions while attaining maximum personalization and intuitive operation in the car. As soon as a person’s hand moves laterally at the driver’s seat or front passenger’s seat, the proximity detection system for the seat controls recognizes this. Touchscreen personalization. The display itself can be personalized. Personalized ambient lighting.

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Citicar :John Buckman has sold his Citicar but he still has some great info on Citicarparts. Ford Ranger EV Drivers Page :great info on a great EV Megawatt Motorworks : An electric vehicle information center with links to hundreds of electricvehicle websites, an online store for educational material, and more.

BMW to premiere new i3 and i3s EVs at IAA

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Driving Assistance systems also contained within the Technology and Driving Assistance package include Daytime Pedestrian Protection, Frontal Collision Warning with City Collision Mitigation and Speed Limit Info. A package of new services were introduced in early fall under the BMW Connected+ umbrella which enable a highly personalized digital experience.

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Electric Cars and a Smarter Grid - Green Inc. Blog - NYTimes.com

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I personally wouldn’t count on the “Big Three&# actually implementing any of these new technologies in the near future. The following article has more info on these great electric cars: [link] — Green Machine42 1 2 Next » Add your comments. Home Page Todays Paper Video Most Popular Times Topics Search All NYTimes.com Energy & Environment World U.S.

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BMW unveils i8 Roadster, 2019 i8 Coupe; optimized eDrive tech increases power and range

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This system comprises Frontal Collision warning with City Collision Mitigation Daytime Pedestrian Protection Park Distance Control with sensors at the front and rear, Automatic Highbeams, Speed Limit Info and Cross Traffic Alert and Side and Top View Cameras. BMW Connected is a personal mobility assistant that interfaces the vehicle with the customer’s selected touchpoints, such as a smartphone or smartwatch, via the flexible Open Mobility Cloud platform.

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New BMW 3 Series includes a new 4-cylinder TwinPower Turbo, 8-speed automatic and start-stop; ActiveHybrid 3 model in 2012

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Among the most prominent technologies developed under the banner of BMW ConnectedDrive are the comfort-enhancing systems BMW Parking Assistant, Surround View, Active Cruise Control with Stop&Go function, and Speed Limit Info with No Passing Info display. In addition, passengers can access their personal music library on their smartphone or music player inside the car. Speed Limit Info.

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Volkswagen’s MEB for EVs: long electric range, open-platform, open-space, pricing for the volume market; “tablet on wheels”

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It shows that we have four core innovations: smart sustainability, automated driving, intuitive interaction and personalized connectivity. offers an electrically adjustable and retractable multifunction steering wheel, a new Active Info Display, an electronic interior mirror (e-Mirror), an Augmented Reality (AR) Head-up Display and newly designed door panels. and the underlying MEB emphasize several additional functionalities: autonomy, connectivity, and personalization.

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World premiere of new Volkswagen Passat; 8th generation brings plug-in hybrid option

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Technologies include—along with the Active Info Display and Head-Up display—systems such as an app-based Rear Seat Entertainment system for table computers; Front Assist plus City Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Monitoring and three new global innovations: Emergency Assist (stops vehicle in emergency); Trailer Assist (assisted maneuvering with a trailer); and Traffic Assist. The new Volkswagen Passat. Click to enlarge.

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3rd generation BMW X5 to offer 5 diesel variants by end of year; more power, less fuel consumption

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The Dynamic Light Spot is generated by a special light function which “spotlights” any persons or animals detected by the system, thereby guiding the driver’s attention in the right direction in good time. The new BMW X5 can now be supplied with the Speed Limit Info system, which shows any speed limits or overtaking restrictions for a particular road in the instrument cluster. BMW X5 xDrive30d. Click to enlarge.

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Volkswagen’s first two production battery-electric vehicles debut at Frankfurt

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Using the ‘Car-Net e-Remote’ app it is also possible to make the most of these settings and information requests (air conditioning, battery charging, vehicle data and vehicle status info) via a smartphone or the Car-Net website. After a site inspection by a certified electrician customers are given a personal quotation. Heinz-Jakob Neußer, of the Volkswagen Brand and Stephan Grühsem of Volkswagen AG present the new Volkswagen eGolf and the new e-up! in Frankfurt. Click to enlarge.

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BMW Debuts 6th Generation of 5 Series Sedan; Auto Stop Start on 520d and BluePerformance on 530d for Euro 6 Compliance

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Further features also available are Lane Change Warning, Lane Departure Warning, Speed Limit Info, a Head-Up Display, BMW Night Vision with detection of individual persons, and a back-up camera. The new 5 Series. Click to enlarge. BMW held the world debut of the 6 th generation BMW 5 Series today in Munich. In the course of five model generations, overall sales of the BMW 5 Series have reached more than 5.5 million units.

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