How safe is Tesla Autopilot? Parsing the statistics (as suggested by Elon Musk)

Green Car Reports

One of the tools Elon Musk and Tesla Motors have used to defend the safety of its Autopilot software is the dark and perplexing art of statistics. After a fatal Autopilot-related crash in May, a company blog post pointed out that the crash was “the first known fatality in just over 130 million miles where Autopilot was activated.” ” The. Elon Musk NHTSA IIHS Tesla Motors Autonomous cars self-driving cars Tesla Autopilot

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Tesla Autopilot statistics, renewable energy growth, 2017 Nissan Versa Note: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

A look at Tesla's own statistics shows that Autopilot has a higher crash rate than human. Today, we take a close look at Tesla Autopilot crash data, the Department of Energy indicates U.S. renewable energy use will grow in 2017, and the 2017 Nissan Versa Note appears ahead of the 2016 Detroit Auto Show. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Today in Car News

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Hybrid Search Statistics - Updated

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If you are interested in other statistics we might be able to provide, whether it’s for a research project or simply because you’re curious, leave a comment and we’ll get back to the number crunching! Since adding Google Analytics to our most popular hybrid blogs and websites about 18 months ago, it has been interesting to gain some insight into our visitor traffic.

New statistical method to detect ozone pollution hot spots and monitor instrument failure; combining PCA and MEWMA

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A new statistical method developed by researchers at KAUST (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia) can detect abnormal ozone levels within large bodies of monitored data. The monitoring methods can quickly and accurately detect ozone anomalies—localized spikes in ozone concentration indicated by sensor data.

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Plug-In Prius Statistics Revealed

All Cars Electric

Toyota has officially released several vital statistics pertaining to this Prius PHEV including a first look into the expected emissions and ability to operate in electric only mode Ready to make its debut next week at the Frankfurt Motor Show , the new Plug-In Prius from Toyota is sure to draw a lot of eager show goers its way.

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Exploratory study finds statistically significant association between acute respiratory infection and bus or tram use

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A study by researchers at the University of Nottingham (UK) found a statistically significant association between acute respiratory infection (ARI) and bus or tram use in the five days before symptom onset. The risk appeared greatest among occasional bus or tram users, but this trend was not statistically significant. We found a statistically significant association between ARI and bus or tram use in the five days before symptom onset.

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Scientists call for careful use of time scales, reference dates and statistical approaches in analyzing climate change trends to avoid distortion and hampering of response

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Demonstrating that the use of different time scales, reference dates, and statistical approaches can generate highly disparate results in climate reports, scientists at the University of Alaska Anchorage argue that careful use of these tools is critical for correctly interpreting and reporting climatic trends in Alaska and other polar regions. Statistical approach.

Amazing Growth- A 33 day snapshot of DIYelectriccar

DIY Electric Car

Just out of curiosity I thought it might be interesting to record to statistics of DIY electric car, since it seemed like it was growing pretty fast. If you're interesting in statistics or just want to see how the website is going then check out these numbers (and excuse my dodgy excel graphs). Tags: Editorials Statistics Growth After just a month of fairly sporadic recording of the threads, posts, members and active members I found the results pretty surprising.

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The electricity in gasoline

Plugs and Cars

Source: Energy Statistics Database | United Nations Statistics Division ) The US is, hoorah, #1. I just ran across the latest available data, from 2005, for the electricity consumption by petroleum refineries. Almost 49,000,000,000 kWh. One electric car, roughly speaking, will use about 3000 kWh to go about 12,000 miles. That means the electricity alone we use to refine petroleum each year could drive over 16,000,o00 electric cars 12,000 miles each year.

Seventh heaven in the battle against car emissions

Green Cars News

According to statistics released as part of the Light Duty Automotive Technology, Carbon Dioxide Emissions and Fuel Economy Trends: 1975-2011, advanced powertrain technologies are also starting to make a significant [.]. Green cars Green credentials Latest news car emissions CO2 emissions emission statistics fuel economy

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Twelve European countries miss emissions marker

Green Cars News

Green cars Green credentials Latest news emission standards emission statistics emissions European Environmental Agency green cars nitrogen oxidesJust how far off is Europe from meeting tough nitrogen oxide regulations? New data from the European Environmental Agency (EEA) suggests that 12 countries in particular still have a long way to go.

Engine sizes are on the up

Green Cars News

However, new figures from the Office of National Statistics suggest that engines are only getting larger. Tags: Cars Green cars Latest news AA President Edmund King engine capacities engine news engine sizes large engines Office of National Statistics small engines You may think that with a drive to reduce fuel emissions and to save money on fuel consumption, more motorists would be opting for vehicles with smaller engines.

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Monthly changes in key transportation indexes

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Bureau of Transportation Statistics (revenue passenger miles). Bureau of Labor Statistics (Consumer Price Index). Developed and updated by Michael Sivak, Sivak Applied Research. Last updated on October 5, 2020. The changes are in percent relative to the corresponding month in 2019.

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Two-thirds of freight shipped by truck in the US in 2018 was shipped less than 100 miles

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Source: US Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics and Federal Highway Administration, Freight Analysis Framework, version 4.5.1, Of the 11.1 billion tons of freight shipped by trucks in the United States in 2018, 7.3 billion tons (two-thirds) were shipped less than 100 miles. Another 1.8 billion tons were shipped between 100 and 249 miles and 1.2 billion tons between 250 and 499 miles.

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Refineries in the Americas produce a greater share of gasoline per barrel of crude oil than refineries in other world regions

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The International Energy Agency’s Monthly Oil Statistics shows that there are differences in refinery output throughout the world. Source: International Energy Agency, Monthly Oil Statistics, February 2020, Paris, France., When processing petroleum, refineries can produce products in varying amounts to meet regional demands.

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Monthly changes in key transportation indexes

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Bureau of Transportation Statistics (revenue passenger miles). Bureau of Labor Statistics (Consumer Price Index). Developed and updated by Michael Sivak, Sivak Applied Research. Last updated on September 23, 2020. The changes are in percent relative to the corresponding month in 2019.

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What will happen to GM's Voltec system now that the Chevy Volt has been discontinued?

Green Car Reports

The car could allow 90 percent of Americans, according to federal Bureau of Labor Statistics data, to drive to work and back every day without using a drop of gas. GM's discontinuation of the Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid—sorry, extended-range electric vehicle—technology last month came as a blow to many plug-in car fans.

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Average annual highway vehicle miles traveled per capita varies by state

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Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Highway Statistics 2017, August 2018, Table VM-2. On a per-capita basis, the number of vehicle-miles traveled (VMT) on the nation’s roads varies from a low of 5,300 annual miles in the District of Columbia to 16,900 annual miles in Wyoming. These data are for 2017, the most recent year for which vehicle miles of travel are available. Note: Highway vehicle VMT includes all vehicle travel on highways, streets, and local roads.

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Medium/heavy trucks were 4% of the US vehicle population in 2017 but accounted for 26% of fuel use

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Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Highway Statistics 2017, Washington, DC, March 2019, Table VM-1. Trucks in the medium/heavy truck category include tractor trailers, also known as combination trucks, and single-unit trucks. In the most recent year for which data are available, combination trucks made up only 1% of the truck population but were responsible for 6% of all vehicle miles traveled (VMT) and 17% of vehicle fuel use.

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Transportation accounted for 8.8% of all US Gross Domestic Product in 2017

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Source: US Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics. By category, transportation accounted for the fourth-greatest share of the U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) in 2017. Transportation was at 8.8%, following housing at nearly 20%, healthcare at 16.5%, and food at 9.5%. Over time, transportation’s share of the GDP has remained fairly stable, varying from a high of 10.4% in the late 1990s to a low of 8.8% in 2017.

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Top 10 popular performance cars revealed: Ford Mustang leads the way

Green Cars News

It seems Ford is taking the performance market by storm with its iconic Mustang, as new registration statistics reveal demand for the sports coupe in. Ford Mustang Registrations

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

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Bureau of Labor Statistics. Given the sizes of the standard errors, none of the three variables of interest showed a statistically significant difference between 2007 and 2017. In conclusion: This analysis did not detect any statistically significant changes from 2007 to 2017 in the amount of travel in connection with purchasing goods and services or in the percentage of persons traveling in connection with these activities. by Michael Sivak.

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Electric cars cleaner than any gas-only car for 97 percent of U.S. drivers

Green Car Reports

But unless they're charged entirely on renewable energy—still statistically unlikely today—there are emissions associated with generating the electricity used to charge their batteries. Electric cars have no tailpipe emissions when running. For several years now, rigorous "wells-to-wheels" analyses of the carbon-dioxide emissions. Carbon Footprint emissions carbon dioxide electric utilities plug-in cars GRID

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In 2018 in US, rise in prices for used vehicles outpaced that of new vehicles

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The new and used-vehicle CPI are calculated by the Bureau of Labor Statistics using consumer transaction prices from surveys of new-vehicle dealerships and the NADA Official Used Car Guide. The used vehicle Consumer Price Index (CPI) in 2018 was 4.4 times higher than in 1970, while the new vehicle CPI was 2.8 times higher—i.e., used-vehicle prices have risen more than new-vehicle prices.

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EV Club

Honda S2000 EV Conversion

You can now follow my EV statistics on right side of this blog. Fellow EVers, Join me in tracking your EV at [link]. This is a handy sight a friend of mine put together to track your EV miles, fuel saved, money saved, carbon reduction, etc. Check it out

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Renewable energy growth accelerating, says International Energy Agency

Green Car Reports

And the latest statistics from the International Energy Agency (IEA) will be good news indeed for electric-car drivers. The overall carbon emissions associated with electric cars decrease as the electricity used to recharge them gets cleaner. Last year saw record growth in renewable energy, according to the IEA, which surpassed coal to become the. China energy policy plug-in cars renewable energy solar wind energy

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Will Toyota Prius Prime outsell Chevy Volt this year?

Green Car Reports

That statistic excludes Tesla, since. Compared to the U.S. sales of, say, full-size pickup trucks, the monthly reports on deliveries of plug-in hybrid and battery-electric cars contain some fairly low numbers. The Ford F-Series routinely sells 80,000 a month or more, while the most any plug-in car has ever sold in the U.S. is about 3,000 a month. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars

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Road fatalities reach four year high

Green Cars News

There has been a rise in the number of people killed on roads in Great Britain, according to new government statistics

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Wireless charging or plugs for electric cars? Take our Twitter poll

Green Car Reports

Statistically, that happens most often at night, so the car is fully charged and offers maximum range by. Ask an electric-car owner how long it takes to charge the car, and you may get an answer you didn't expect. "Oh, Oh, five or 10 seconds," is a common response from experienced drivers of plug-in vehicles—meaning the time it takes to plug in. plug-in cars charging Wireless charging infrastructure Wireless charging Inductive Charging Polls

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Electric-Car Market Share In 2013: Understanding The Numbers Better

Green Car Reports

While market share is a good statistic: It''s useful, and easy to track. Last year, the 96,000 plug-in electric cars sold in the U.S. represented a bit more than half a percent of the total market of 16.5 million vehicles. But to piece together the relationships between vehicle price, type, and market share, to gain a fuller sense of the

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Tesla Autopilot safety, 2017 Honda CR-V, Formula E relevance: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, we take a closer look at the statistics used by Tesla CEO Elon Musk to defend the carmaker's Autopilot system, survey the upgraded 2017 Honda CR-V crossover, and look at how Formula E electric-car racing could make road cars better. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Certain 2016 and 2017 Toyota Prius hybrids are being recalled to. Today in Car News

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Green-Car Buyers More Likely To Pay Cash For New Vehicles: Report

Green Car Reports

We''re not entirely sure what it has to do with Earth Day, to be honest, but here''s an odd little statistic. Turns out that buyers of green cars--whether they''re hybrids or plug-in electric cars--are somewhat more likely to pay cash for their cars than are buyers of all vehicles on average. DON''T MISS: Who Buys Plug-In Electric Cars, And Why? sales Financing experian plug-in cars

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Recent growth of Vehicle Miles of Travel in US occurred on urban roadways

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Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Highway Statistics 2018, Table VM-202. Vehicle miles of travel (VMT) on urban roadways in the United States grew by 13.7% from 2008 to 2018, while VMT on rural roadways decreased by 1%. Total VMT in 2018 was 3.2 trillion miles. Light-duty vehicles (of all types) posted an increase in urban VMT of a scant 0.2% (from 2,066,824 million miles in 2017 to 2,071,605 million miles in 2018).

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Distances traveled on the road and in the air: 1970-2015

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The Bureau of Transportation Statistics was the source of the total passenger-distance information for both light-duty vehicles (cars, SUVs, vans, and pickup trucks; both short-wheel-base vehicles and long-wheel-base vehicles) and domestic operations for all four large certificated air-carrier groups (majors, nationals, large regionals, and medium regionals). by Michael Sivak.

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Electric-car MPGe as important as range, Hyundai Ioniq maker suggests

Green Car Reports

Along with price, the top-line statistic cited for any battery-electric car is its rated range. Until last month, the only electric cars that exceeded 200 miles in that metric were made by Tesla Motors. Now, the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV has a 238-mile EPA rating for range—and that's usually the leading point about the Bolt EV in discussions or. EPA Efficiency plug-in cars range anxiety EPA Ratings MPGe

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BP: 53.3 Years Of Oil Left At Current Production Rate

Green Car Reports

That''s how BP starts its website page defining oil reserves, and it''s why we should take statistics like "53.3 "Nobody knows or can know how much oil exists under the earth''s surface or how much it will be possible to produce in the future." years of oil reserves" with a pinch of salt. But currently, that number is BP''s informed estimate of how

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Electric-car sales, 2018 Nissan Leaf reality, high-mile Teslas, Frankfurt debuts: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

sales statistics to set the stage, as well as our August plug-in sales report, a pair of high-mileage Teslas, and a host of news from the upcoming Frankfurt auto show. Tonight, the 2018 Nissan will make its long-awaited debut. We've got some U.S. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Over the weekend, we ran down last week's top green-car. Today in Car News

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DOT: 89% reduction in US airline passengers in May 2020 y-o-y

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US airlines carried 89% fewer scheduled service passengers in May 2020 than in May 2019, according to preliminary data filed with the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) by 20 airlines that carry more than 90% of the passengers. Source: DOT BTS. Despite the large drop from May 2019, US airlines carried more than twice as many passengers in May 2020 than in April 2020.

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Will Europe Too Write Rules To Make Quiet Electric Cars Noisier?

Green Car Reports

Mary Glindon, Labour Party constituent in North Tyneside, cites statistics from the Guide Dogs charity that from 2010-2012, there were 237 hybrid and electric car This one just isn''t going to go away, is it? A member of the UK parliament is set to raise concerns that electric cars are "a new threat" to pedestrians due to their low levels of noise.

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UK households cut vehicle fuel use but not air travel

Green Cars News

UK households have cut back on spending on vehicle fuel over the last decade not on gas and air travel, new statistics released by the Office of National Statistics reveal. Brits are making greener lifestyle choices, but only with their driving habits it seems. Released to mark the start of Climate Week (4 to 8 [.]. Green credentials air travel Climate Week DECC fuel vehicle

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2020 Audi A8 TFSI e plug-in hybrid carries starting price of $94,000

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The plug-in hybrid receives an MMI display with electric-specific driving screens, including charging information, and additional consumption statistics to help drivers maximize the efficiencies of the hybrid system. The Audi virtual cockpit is also updated to display battery data and range statistics. Audi is pricing its 2020 A8 TFSI e plug-in hybrid with a MSRP of $94,000 in the US.

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BLS researchers suggest automation will not eliminate truck-driving jobs

Green Car Congress

While some stories in the media present automation as having the potential to eliminate large swaths of jobs in the near future, a new study by researchers Maury Gittleman and Kristen Monaco at the US Bureau of Labor Statistics argues otherwise. In the open-access study, published in ILR Review , the authors projected that the employment loss among US truck drivers will be significantly less than the 2-3 million reported by some media accounts.

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NREL: Untapped potential exists for blending hydropower, floating PV

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For comparison, global final electricity consumption was just over 22,300 terawatt-hours in 2018, the most recent year for which statistics are available, according to the International Energy Agency.

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