Wyoming leads in vehicle miles traveled per person

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Because total VMT depends, in part, on the size of the population, of interest in this study was the variation among the states in vehicle miles traveled per person (VMT per person). The state with the highest total VMT (California) is the 41 st in terms of VMT per person.

Sold-out Swedish Jetson ONE personal eVTOL set for delivery in 2022

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Though still young, 2022 is shaping up to be monumental for Swedish flying car developer Jetson, which plans to deliver the first series of its one-passenger personal electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) vehicle later this year, then turn to outside investors to help scale activity.

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After Jetson, Air One enters personal eVTOL vehicle market

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In the wake of last week’s unveiling of a Swedish single-seat personal electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) vehicle, Israeli company Air One now introduces a two-seat rival to allow individual consumers to fly themselves around.

Personal: Chevy Volt—Still Electric After All These Years

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More Volt Stories from the Archives: Personal: Chevrolet Volt & Accell Charger. Personal: 2016 Chevrolet Volt Replaces Nissan Leaf The post Personal: Chevy Volt—Still Electric After All These Years first appeared on Clean Fleet Report. New Lectron Charger Adds To Versatility.

Tips: Can a Lawyer Help with Your Personal Injury Claim?

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If you’ve been involved in an accident and you feel that you are due compensation–or even if you’re not sure, but you think you might be–then you can certainly make a claim for this without needing a personal injury lawyer. The post Tips: Can a Lawyer Help with Your Personal Injury Claim?

Elon Musk: Tesla Bot could develop a unique personality and become a companion

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Elon Musk says that he is considering Tesla Bot becoming more than just a humanoid robot to perform useful tasks but to have it potentially develop a unique personality and be a companion.

Number of vehicles per person is still down from its maximum in 2006

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The focus in this series is on vehicles per person, as opposed to total number of vehicles (which depends, in part, on the continuously increasing size of the U.S. The main findings (summarized in the table below) are as follows: Vehicles per person increased by 18.2%

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Distance driven per person is still down from its maximum in 2004

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The focus here is on distance driven per person as opposed to total distance driven (which depends, in part, on the continuously increasing size of the U.S. The main findings concerning distance driven per person (summarized in the table below) are as follows: An increase of 40.9%

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Younger persons are still less likely to have a driver’s license than in the 1980s

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Since 2011 , I have periodically examined changes in the proportion of persons with a driver’s license as a function of age. The results showed that between 1983 and 2014 there was a substantial decrease in the licensing of younger persons, with an increase in the licensing of older persons.

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Electric three-wheelers design for handicapped persons 

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Electric three-wheelers design for handicapped persons . Here in this article, we will be discussing all-electric three-wheelers (autos) designs especially for handicapped people which means it can also be run by a handicapped person or handicapped user-friendly vehicle.

Here’s why Elon Musk is TIME’s 2021 Person of the Year

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TIME magazine has named Elon Musk its 2021 Person of the Year. more… The post Here’s why Elon Musk is TIME’s 2021 Person of the Year appeared first on Electrek. Here’s why it selected the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX.

Elon Musk is TIME Magazine’s 2021 Person of the Year

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Elon Musk has been dubbed by TIME Magazine as its 2021 Person of the Year. Musk may be a controversy magnet — his personality and presence both in real life and online make it quite easy — but he does accomplish many things that critics previously thought impossible.

Stellantis, Foxconn to form JV to develop breakthrough digital cockpits and personalized connected services

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Stellantis NV and Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Foxconn), together with its subsidiary FIH Mobile Ltd., (FIH) FIH) signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding to form Mobile Drive, a 50/50 voting rights joint venture aimed at accelerating development timelines to bring innovative in-vehicle user experiences enabled by advanced consumer electronics, HMI interfaces and services.

BMWs to feature in-car intelligent personal assistant

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The BMW Group is introducing the BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant—a new proprietary in-car AI assistant intended to enhance the BMW driving experience. The BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant will debut in 2019 and mark the start of a new era in which drivers will increasingly be able to operate their car and access its functions and information through voice control. BMW’s Intelligent Personal Assistant combines with the new BMW Operating System 7.0

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Awesomely Weird Alibaba Electric Vehicle of the Week: $2,000 four-person electric bicycle

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more… The post Awesomely Weird Alibaba Electric Vehicle of the Week: $2,000 four-person electric bicycle appeared first on Electrek. Nat King Cole may have had Daisy swooning on his bicycle built for two, but that’s hardly a practical family vehicle.

CapGemini: 87% of global consumers prefer personal vehicle to ensure safe travel, up from 57% in April 2020

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This reflects a continuous shift in consumer preference towards personal mobility, fueled by the COVID-19 pandemic, as car ownership today is seen as a safeguard against the risk and spread of infection. Without a clear end to the pandemic in sight, 87% of global consumers stated their safety and physical well-being, alongside that of their families, is best served through a personal vehicle.

Hands-on with the VW ID.4: The every-person’s electric SUV

Electrek

The every-person’s electric SUV appeared first on Electrek. As someone who’s owned and operated their fair share of EVs, I was looking forward to experiencing Volkswagen’s first truly mainstream electric vehicle, the VW ID.4

Tesla’s Elon Musk earns another Person of the Year Award

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Just days after being dubbed as TIME Magazine’s 2021 Person of the Year , Tesla and SpaceX CEO received yet another Person of the Year Award, this time from the Financial Times. Elon Musk is TIME Magazine’s 2021 Person of the Year.

Elon Musk trolls Amazon’s Jeff Bezos after claiming title of ‘World’s Richest Person’

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Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk trolled Amazon’s Jeff Bezos on Twitter earlier today after reclaiming the title of World’s Richest Person, tracked by Forbes.

Honda Develops New Experimental Personal Mobility Device

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Honda has unveiled the U3-X, a compact Li-ion-powered experimental personal mobility device that fits between the rider’s legs and provides free movement in all directions just as in human walking: forward, backward, side-to-side, and diagonally. This new personal mobility device makes it possible to adjust speed and move, turn and stop in all directions when the rider leans the upper body to shift body weight. Tags: Personal Transit The U3-X.

More people in the vehicle means less fuel use per person: Comparing SUVs and cars

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persons, and assuming the weight of 100 pounds for an average occupant (including men, women, and children), the calculations were rerun assuming a reduction of the average fuel economy of SUVs by 0.29% (from 23.3 by Michael Sivak. Compared with cars, SUVs consume more energy per vehicle mile. Consequently, SUVs emit more carbon dioxide per vehicle mile than do cars. However, in the United States, the typical occupancy is higher for SUVs than for cars.

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Stratasys responds to COVID-19 pandemic by ramping up production of 3D-printed personal protection equipment

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Stratasys Ltd. announced a global mobilization of the company’s 3D printing resources and expertise to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, spanning its Stratasys, GrabCAD, Stratasys Direct Manufacturing and partner network with donated printing capacity across all regions.

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Report: Tesla Updating Referral Program For In-Person Referrals

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Reports say Tesla will move to an app-based program that promotes test drives and in-person referrals

Tesla stock dips as Elon Musk agrees to sell 10% of his personal TSLA shares

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This rally effectively allowed Musk to become the world’s wealthiest person by net worth, but he was not the only one whose fortunes benefited from Tesla’s rise. The post Tesla stock dips as Elon Musk agrees to sell 10% of his personal TSLA shares appeared first on TESLARATI.

UC Davis researcher finds ride-hailing EVs offer triple the emissions benefits of a personally owned EV

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Replacing a gasoline-powered ride-hailing vehicle with an electric vehicle can deliver three times the carbon benefits of a personally owned electric vehicle, according to a study by a University of California, Davis, researcher of Uber and Lyft data. Ride-hailing vehicles travel more miles than personal vehicles, making them more efficient.

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Study explores mechanisms of effects of personal ozone exposure on blood pressure and vascular endothelial function

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A research team in China conducted a longitudinal panel study among 43 non-smoking college students in Shanghai to explore the effects of personal ozone exposure on blood pressure (BP), vascular endothelial function, and the potential molecular mechanisms.

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TIME Magazine Chooses Elon Musk As Person Of The Year

InsideEVs

This may be a controversial choice for TIME, but the publication's reasoning makes perfect sense

Drive Electric Week starts Saturday Sept. 25 with online and in-person events

Electrek

Drive Electric Week kicks off this Saturday with over 200 online and in-person events celebrating electric vehicles. 25 with online and in-person events appeared first on Electrek.

Toyota unveils i-ROAD 3-wheeled electric personal mobility vehicle concept at Geneva

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Toyota unveiled the new i-ROAD three-wheeled electric personal mobility vehicle (PMV) concept at the Geneva motor show. Electric (Battery) Personal Transit Urban mobilityi-ROAD concept showing Active Lean in action. Click to enlarge. Seating two in tandem and under cover, i-ROAD has a range of up to 30 miles (50km) on a single charge. Using “Active Lean” technology, it is safe, intuitive and enjoyable to drive, with no need for driver or passenger to wear a helmet.

Smartphones and sensors as personal, real-time pollution monitors

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The aims of this study were to examine (1) the variability in personal air pollution levels during the day and (2) the relationship between modeled home and school estimates and continuously measured personal air pollution exposure levels in different microenvironments (e.g., Air pollution varies widely over the course of a day and by location, even within the same city.

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Flying a Personal Electric Aircraft, FLO EV chargers in Alaska, Electrifying Efficiency Rating, Pure Watercraft

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The post Flying a Personal Electric Aircraft, FLO EV chargers in Alaska, Electrifying Efficiency Rating, Pure Watercraft appeared first on EV Obsession.

Honda unveils UNI-CUB electric personal mobility device; evolution of the UX-3

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unveiled the new battery-electric UNI-CUB personal mobility device. Featuring a compact design and comfortable saddle, UNI-CUB is designed to offer the same freedom of movement in all directions that a person enjoys while walking. Electric (Battery) Personal Transitthe new UNI-CUB. Click to enlarge. Honda Motor Co.,

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

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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. The Ford chairman had already begun talking about the future of urban personal mobility in the context of ever-increasing congestion at the TED2011 conference in Long Beach. Rough map of Ford’s Blueprint for Mobility. Click to enlarge.

Elon Musk’s SNL gig resulted in ‘seismic shift’ to CEO’s personal brand, says expert

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According to Eric Schiffer , a Mensa member and leading expert in media and branding, Elon Musk was able to initiate a notable shift in his personal brand with his hosting gig. Elon Musk’s hosting gig at Saturday Night Live was, in a lot of ways, better than expected.

Honda unveils new UNI-CUB ? personal mobility device

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a new personal mobility device which was made usable for a wider range of people by enhancing the device’s compatibility. The UNI-CUB was first introduced in May 2012 as a personal mobility device featuring balance control technology and an omni-directional driving wheel system (Honda Omni Traction Drive System), derivative of Honda’s research into humanoid robots. Honda Motor Co., unveiled the UNI-CUB ?,

MKBHD Checks Out GMC Hummer EVs In Person

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See the only two working electric GMC Hummer EVs in the world

How the IBM PC Won, Then Lost, the Personal Computer Market

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On 12 August 1981, at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in midtown Manhattan, IBM unveiled the company's entrant into the nascent personal computer market: the IBM PC. The personal computer vastly expanded the number of people and organizations that used computers.

Forget JPEG, How Would a Person Compress a Picture?

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Despite these details, the Turkers judged the reconstruction to be severely lacking, for the very simple reason that the person in the reconstruction was undeniably not the person in the original photo. Was it not the same person because the friend's jaw was more angular?

Nissan announces new strategy for customer ownership experience; leveraging connected car, big data, and personalization

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The company anticipates that, as a result, connected car services and greater choice in accessories and personalization will increasingly drive growth in its aftersales business, anticipated to contribute 25% of aftersales revenue by 2022. It will also help us expand our connected car, big data and personalization innovations to improve the customer experience and open up new revenue streams for the company. The ultimate goal is hyper-personalization.”

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Toyota launches 3-wheeled battery-electric scooter for walking areas

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In addition to being environmentally friendly, the vehicle takes up a similar amount of space as a single person, and travels at typical human walking speeds. Batteries Electric (Battery) Micromobility Personal Transit

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Up close and personal with Volkswagen’s e-Golf carbon offset project: Garcia River Forest

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TCF, the manager of the Garcia River Forest Project, would like to enable its increasing number of redwood trees to reach the 1,000-year-old status of some of their neighbors, like this one. Click to enlarge.

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Tesla schedules first Model S deliveries; personalization updates

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In addition, the company announced several personalization updates to Model S: Adjustable regen. Tesla Motors announced that the Tesla Factory will begin customer deliveries of the Model S on 22 June. Owners will be able to adjust brake regen to suit their driving styles.

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

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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. We need a system that uses real-time data to optimize personal mobility on a massive scale, without trade-offs or compromises for individual travelers.