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.

2016 196

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

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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

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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

2016 106

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.

BP Statistical Review finds global oil share down for 12th year in a row, coal share up to highest level since 1969; renewables at 2%

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seen in 2010, according to the newly released BP Statistical Review of World Energy, 2012. World primary energy consumption grew by 2.5% in 2011, close to the historical average. Oil remains the world’s leading fuel, but its 33.1% share of consumption is the lowest on record. Coal’s market share of 30.3% was the highest since 1969. Source: BP. Click to enlarge. Global energy consumption grew by 2.5% in 2011, broadly in line with the historical average but well below the 5.1%

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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.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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Uncategorised 23rd october 25 saves lifes auction awareness breast cancer breast cancer awareness charity just giving pink zappi statistics zappi

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Amazing Growth- A 33 day snapshot of DIYelectriccar

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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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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

2020 309

Georgia Tech team develops AI to read EV charging station reviews to find infrastructure gaps

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Predicted discussion frequency of station availability for US metropolitan and micropolitan statistical areas. The map reveals areas with high and low discussion frequency for predicted Availability issues in all metropolitan statistical areas (e.g., Micropolitan statistical areas (e.g.,

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.,

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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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Seventh heaven in the battle against car emissions

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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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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.

2019 290

Twelve European countries miss emissions marker

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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.

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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Engine sizes are on the up

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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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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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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.

2019 232

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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Actual fuel economy of cars and light trucks: 1966-2019

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However, the starting year of this analysis is 1966 because (1) for 1923 through 1935, fuel-economy information is available only for the entire fleet of all vehicles, and (2) from 1936 through 1965, light trucks were included with other trucks in the relevant statistics.?.

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.

2020 222

BMW i4 range and performance teased

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The much-anticipated BMW i4 is taking shape and despite more than a year of development still to run, BMW has revealed some of the headline statistics for the car

2019 52

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

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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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The Lotus Evija all-electric hypercar is unveiled

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With 1973bhp, a top speed of over 200mph and acceleration statistics that redefine physics, the Evija isn't just a first of a kind; it's going to be the most powerful car to go into series production

2019 52

The electricity in gasoline

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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.

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.

2020 281

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.

2020 267

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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DOE: Average annual gasoline taxes paid per vehicle, by state, 2019

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Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Highway Statistics 2017, Table VM-1; and tax data by state from the U.S. According to the Federal Highway Administration, the average fuel economy for all light vehicles on the road today is 22.3

2019 295

BLS researchers suggest automation will not eliminate truck-driving jobs

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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.

2019 192

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

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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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UK ONS report finds significant challenge remains to reduce road transport emissions; sector GHG emissions up 6% from 1990-2017

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A new report by the UK’s Office for National Statistics (ONS) finds that greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from road transport in the UK rose by 6% from 1990 to 2017. Source: Office for National Statistics – UK Environmental Accounts, Energy Use datasets. The increase—albeit lower than the increase in road traffic—highlights the significant challenge in reducing emissions from road transport, the report says. Among the other findings of the report: At the end of 2018, 0.5%

2019 175

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

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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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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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Study finds 1.4 Gt discrepancy between national and provincial data sets for greenhouse gas emissions in China

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The area chart shows the increase of CO 2 emissions calculated from the national energy statistics since 1997 broken down by different fuel type. The dashed line represents the aggregated CO2 emissions calculated from the provincial energy statistics 1997–2010. Gt emission gap in 2010 between national and provincial statistics and the pattern of different fuel types in contributing to the emission gap.

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Yibin Tianyi commissions a 20ktpy lithium hydroxide plant in first phase of 100 ktpy plan

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Roskill statistics show that the market share of NCM523 in Q1-Q3 2020 was reduced to 24% with NCM712, NCM811 and NCA expanding quickly y-o-y.

2020 270

Actual fuel economy of cars and light trucks: 1966-2017

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However, the starting year of this analysis is 1966 because (1) for 1923 through 1935, fuel-economy information is available only for the entire fleet of all vehicles, and (2) from 1936 through 1965, light trucks were included with other trucks in the relevant statistics.?. Annual statistics from the U.S. by Michael Sivak. This is the latest of my occasional updates on retrospective, long-term trends in U.S. vehicle fuel economy.

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Renewable energy growth accelerating, says International Energy Agency

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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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USDOT releases report on automated vehicles and adverse weather

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Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) statistics show that more than 1 in 5 annual motor vehicle crashes—many involving injuries and fatalities—are weather-related. The US Department of Transportation has published a report on how adverse weather and road conditions affect automated vehicles (AVs). The report, Automated Vehicles and Adverse Weather: Final Report , explores AV needs, opportunities, and potential shortcomings during adverse weather conditions.

2020 278

Harvard study finds small increase in long-term exposure to PM2.5 leads to a large increase in COVID-19 death rate

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Results are statistically significant and robust to secondary and sensitivity analyses. A new study by researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health concludes that a small increase in long-term exposure to PM 2.5 leads to a large increase in COVID-19 death rate, with the magnitude of increase 20 times that observed for PM 2.5 and all-cause mortality. US government scientists estimate that COVID-19 may kill between 100,000 and 240,000 Americans.

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