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

Hybrid SUV Blog

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!

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

Green Car Congress

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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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

Green Car Congress

A poor choice of reference dates could introduce bias into temperature trend estimations; specific climatic events or temperature anomalies can skew statistical means or cause a disproportionate influence when estimating trend lines. Statistical approach.

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

Green Car Congress

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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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

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

Green Car Congress

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. by Michael Sivak.

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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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Study Trump cited in Paris pullout speech can't be taken seriously

Green Car Reports

would pull out of the Paris climate treaty it signed last fall, President Donald Trump cited a number of statistics of the dire effects that treaty would supposedly have on the U.S. In general, data, statistics, and analysis are good—if properly constructed, with assumptions that. In his speech on Thursday announcing that the U.S.

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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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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.

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

Green Car Congress

The calculated average passenger-distances traveled per person are shown in the table below, along with the average occupancy rates from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics. 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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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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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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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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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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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?

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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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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.

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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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NHTSA estimates decrease of ~1% in traffic fatalities in 2018; pedestrian and cyclist fatalities up

Green Car Congress

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) statistical projection of traffic fatalities for 2018 shows that an estimated 36,750 people died in motor vehicle traffic crashes. This represents a slight decrease of about 1.0% as compared to the 37,133 fatalities that were reported to have occurred in 2017. Preliminary data reported by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) shows that vehicle miles traveled (VMT) in 2018 increased by about 12.2 billion miles, or about a 0.4%

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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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Car-dependent and inactive UK costs 37,000 lives a year

Green Cars News

Our car-dependent and physically inactive lifestyles could be causing as many as 36,815 premature deaths in England each year-nearly a third of all premature deaths- according to new statistics released by South West Public Observatory (SWPHO) and charity, Sustrans.

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ADAC testing finds new diesel cars cleaner than required; Euro 6c and 6d-Temp vehicles well below the permissible NOx limits

Green Car Congress

The tolerance values—conformity factors (CF)—had been set by the European Commission in order to take into account the technical and statistical inaccuracies of the RDE measurements.

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UC Riverside team examines influence of mid-and high-level ethanol blends on pollution from GDI flex fuel vehicle

Green Car Congress

the E30 and E78—led to statistically significant reductions of 9%–13% for total hydrocarbon (THC); 13%–44% for non-methane hydrocarbon (NMHC); 20%–35% for carbon monoxide (CO); and 17%–36% for nitrogen oxides (NO x ) emissions compared to the high-aromatics E10 fuel.

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US households are holding on to their vehicles longer

Green Car Congress

Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Consumer Expenditures Survey show that spending on vehicle repair and maintenance has also increased in recent years.

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

Green Car Congress

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.

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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 accelerate in the UK with record grant uptake

Green Cars News

Over a quarter of all the UK’s plug-in vehicles purchased through the Plug-in Car and Van Grants were sold in the last three month, according to the latest statistics from the Office of Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV).

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Chreos Luxury Electric Car: '621-Mile Range'. Supposedly

Green Car Reports

There's a train of thought that goes thus: If you're going to launch an electric concept car, you may as well give it outrageous performance and range statistics as it'll never see the light of day anyway, and nobody can prove you wrong. Someone at Silex Power clearly thinks along similar lines, as it announces the 640-horsepower, 621-mile range

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New inventory of black carbon emissions from China finds 2007 levels higher than previously reported

Green Car Congress

For the remaining sources, the following fuel consumption data were used: national data from the United Nations Statistics Division (1949?1970); 1979); provincial data from the China Energy Statistics Yearbook (CESY) (1980?2007); BC emission map of China at 0.1° × 0.1° for year 2007.

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2012 Toyota Prius: GreenCarReports' Best Car To Buy 2012

Green Car Reports

The late-night arguments are over, the statistical comparisons and product specs are put away, and we've made our choice. The GreenCarReports Best Car To Buy Award for 2012 goes to a pair of cars: the 2012 Toyota Prius V wagon and the 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid. The two new 2012 entries together make up two-thirds of an expanded Prius hybrid

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Ford Focus Tops Toyota Corolla As Planet's Most Popular Vehicle

Green Car Reports

That alone is impressive, but there''s deeper meaning to the high sales statistic--for the first time, the Focus has overtaken its Japanese rival, the Toyota Corolla, at the top of the global sales charts. Ford sold over one million examples of its Focus last year. Thanks to the U.S. and Corolla-loving eastern markets, the Japanese compact is a

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