Trapped kittens ‘Elon and Tessie’ rescued by Tampa Police


Elon and Tessie are two-month-old kittens that were rescued by Tampa police after being trapped inside a Tesla for at least two days in mid-July. He called the Tampa Police for help and two officers arrived.

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Auto retailer led by Tampa Bay Buccaneers co-owner buys Jaguar-Land Rover, Hyundai-Genesis and Cadillac dealerships

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US Auto Belief, a fast-growing dealership group led by Edward Glazer, an proprietor of the NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers, has bought 4 California shops in 4 separate transactions since December, Read more.

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EGEB: Largo Police Department is first in Tampa Bay to buy electric motorcycles


In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): The Largo, Florida, police department in the Tampa Bay area buys Zero all-electric motorcycles. more… The post EGEB: Largo Police Department is first in Tampa Bay to buy electric motorcycles appeared first on Electrek.

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Savari selected as major V2X technology provider for USDOT’s connected vehicle roll-out in Tampa

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The Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) and the partnering integrator company Brandmotion have selected Savari Inc. to equip the majority of vehicles with its V2X (Vehicle-to-Everything) connected car technology for the USDOT connected vehicle roll-out in Tampa. Tampa becomes the first city to feature Savari’s innovative and life-saving connected car technology following the US Department of Transportation’s new rule for car-to-car communications.

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DOT to award $42M to New York, Wyoming and Tampa to pilot connected vehicle technologies

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The US Department of Transportation (DOT) will award up to $42 million to New York City, Wyoming, and Tampa, FL will receive up to $42 million to pilot next-generation technology in infrastructure and in vehicles to share and communicate anonymous information with each other and their surroundings in real time, reducing congestion and greenhouse gas emissions, and cutting the unimpaired vehicle crash rate by 80%.

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Winnebago will reveal an electric motorhome at Florida RV super show next week


America’s other iconic RV name , Winnebago, has announced plans to reveal an all-electric concept motorhome developed by the company’s Advanced Technology Group (ATG) at next week’s Florida RV Super Show in Tampa, Florida.

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Dealerships shut in Florida as Hurricane Ian unleashes ‘catastrophic’ circumstances

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Florida skilled “catastrophic” circumstances Wednesday after dealerships from Tampa to Florida’s Atlantic Coast had closed in anticipation of Hurricane Ian.

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Winnebago e-RV electric motorhome concept kicks off a new era of RVing


As promised , Winnebago took the wraps off an all-new electric RV concept at the Florida RV Super Show in Tampa, this week – and it is significantly more advanced and capable than their first attempt, from back in 2018.

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EGEB: The US’s first offshore wind farm is currently offline; here’s why


Tampa just committed to 100% clean energy by 2035, but there’s a hitch. In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Ørsted says Block Island is offline for summer maintenance, and rumors are flying.

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PHEV Day 175 - Wednesday, 8 April 2009. From Gainsville to MacDill AFB, Right Out In Tampa Bay

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Juice Technology to Produce Juice Booster Custom Edition for BMW Group Production Lines

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TAMPA, Fla., The Swiss charging station manufacturer is supplying the JUICE BOOSTER 2 portable charging station to retrofit BMW Group production lines.

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Juice Technology Launches U.S. Operations, Brings Market Leading Portable Electric Vehicle Chargers to the U.S. Market

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to Further Global Expansion Strategy to Support the Growing EV Market TAMPA, Fla., Michael Boehm Joins as General Manager of Juice Americas Inc.

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Study suggests widespread use of EVs may negatively impact land use

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Lyon, France; Tampa, FL, USA), a mere 0.5 % increase of these would imply the loss of 1.5

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NREL researchers point toward building energy efficiency instead of long-term storage

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Further, the researchers separated the country into five climate zones, ranging from the hot and humid (Tampa, Florida) to the very cold (International Falls, Minnesota). For example, Tampa would generate all of its electricity from solar panels, while International Falls would receive 100% from wind turbines, the researchers calculated, in order to have the least reliance on storage.

Next phase of THEA’s connected vehicle pilot brings together auto manufacturers and road operators

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Since September 2015, the Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) has been working with the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) as a Connected Vehicle Pilot site. The next step in the Connected Vehicle space is to begin working with the auto industry manufacturers. To that end, THEA is proud to announce that it is collaborating with Honda R&D Americas, LLC, Hyundai America Technical Center, Inc.

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DOT awards more than $45M to three Connected Vehicle Pilot sites for phase two

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Selected in 2015, the Connected Vehicle Pilot sites include Wyoming, New York City, and Tampa. The US Department of Transportation (USDOT) awarded three cooperative agreements collectively worth more than $45 million to initiate the design/build/test phase of the Connected Vehicle Pilot Deployment Program. Earlier post.).

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Nissan expands “No Charge to Charge” program expands to 10 new US markets

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Tampa/St. Nissan has expanded its “No Charge to Charge” program to 10 new markets, continuing the push to provide LEAF owners with no-cost public charging. The program offers new LEAF buyers free public charging for the first two years of ownership The 10 new markets are: Charleston, S.C. Charlotte, N.C. Colorado Springs/Pueblo, Colo. Greenville/Spartanburg/Asheville/Anderson, N.C./S.C. Jacksonville, Fla. Miami. Milwaukee. Palm Springs, Fla. Portland/Auburn, Ore. Petersburg/Sarasota, Fla.

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Florida Governor Rick Scott rejects proposed Federal high-speed rail project

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Florida Governor Rick Scott has informed US Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood of the state’s decision to reject President Obama’s Tampa to Orlando high-speed rail project. The Governor said the decision to reject the project comes down to three main economic realities: Capital cost overruns from the project could put Florida taxpayers on the hook for an additional $3 billion.

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Coulomb Technologies ships more than 2,400 public and commercial charging stations in ChargePoint America Program

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Coulomb’s ChargePoint America program provides approximately 4,500 charging stations to program participants in ten regions in the United States: Austin/San Antonio, Texas, Boston, Los Angeles, New York, Orlando/Tampa, Sacramento, Calif., Coulomb Technologies has shipped more than 2,400 public and commercial charging stations for electric vehicles through its $37-million ChargePoint America program.

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New fleet customers for XL Hybrid’s plug-in hybrid upfit for Ford F-150 pickups

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Southern California Edison (SCE); and Tampa Electric (TECO). XL Hybrids TYs7Oafol48Kkc8KJgZoTHgMu0w8LYSbRdYOj2VdwnuKwa">announced new fleet customers who intend to purchase its XLP plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) upfit solution for Ford F-150 pickup trucks. The Fleet-Ready technology is the industry’s first ship-thru upfit on half-ton pickup trucks from a leading OEM.

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Audi receives first autonomous driving permit issued by the State of California

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Rick Scott, Audi was the first automaker to demonstrate the capability of its automated driving technologies on a Tampa expressway newly designated as an autonomous and connected car test bed. Audi will be the first company to receive a newly established autonomous driving permit issued by California. A range of new regulations that govern the testing of automated driving on the state’s roads take effect today.

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ChargePoint completes ARRA-funded ChargePoint America program; 4,600 charging ports

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Ten regions in the United States received EV charging stations: Austin/San Antonio, Texas; Boston; Los Angeles; New York; Orlando/Tampa; Sacramento, Calif.; ChargePoint, Inc. has completed the ChargePoint America Program with more than 4600 shipments and installations of its home, public and commercial charging ports for electric vehicles (EVs).

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Report: JR Tokai and 11 partners to team on bid for high-speed rail system in Florida

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JR Tokai aims to win an order for a 130 km [81 miles] line connecting the cities of Tampa and Orlando. The Nikkei reports that Central Japan Railway Co.(JR JR Tokai) plans to team up with 11 partners to bid for a high-speed rail system in Florida. It hopes to build a system based on the Tokai shinkansen bullet train it operates in Japan.

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AMPLY Power: Top 25 US cities could save avg. 37% on fuel costs by switching to electric vehicles and buses; up to 60% with managed charging

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Portland, Oregon leads these savings with 82% savings by making the switch, followed by Tampa, Florida at 79%, and Seattle, Washington at 78%. A white paper by AMPLY Power, a company providing fleet charging as a service, finds that 25 of America’s largest metropolitan areas could save an average of 37% on fuel costs by electrifying their bus and light-duty vehicle fleets.

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BoostEV is an on-demand mobile EV charging network, like UberEats for hungry EVs


So, right now, if you said, “Well, Josh, how quickly can you expand to the Tampa/St Pete, Florida area?” If Charged wanted to service EV owners in the Tampa Bay area (the location of Charged HQ), I could have your unit tomorrow, and then Tampa Bay is on the map.

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SpaceX Cargo Dragon spacecraft heads home after a month in orbit


SpaceX Dragon and payload fairing recovery vessel GO Searcher departed its Port Canaveral berth on July 5th and ultimately rerouted to Tampa Bay after weather delays were confirmed.

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Tesla Model X frozen lake mystery gets solved, and the truth is stranger than fiction


But while he was able to pick up the car in Tampa, Tesla did not provide Gonzalez with the ownership paperwork needed to register or resell the car.

Space Reserved for Sun Coast EVA Prez & Veep

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Space reserved for Sun Coast EVA Prez, Mike Clark and SunEVA Veep George Keramas to tell the story of EVents unfolding at Black Bay Technologies -- Chris - Tampa Bay Mensan Fred Ivo Paul and 10 Connects TV Crew from St Petersburg -- Reporter Kathrin Bursh and Photojournalist Beth Weber.

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APTA reports record public transportation usage in US in 2013; growth outpacing population and VMT growth

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Some of the public transit agencies reporting record ridership system-wide or on specific lines were located in the following cities: Ann Arbor, MI; Cleveland, OH; Denver, CO; Espanola, NM; Flagstaff, AZ; Fort Myers, FL; Indianapolis, IN; Los Angeles, CA; New Orleans, LA; Oakland, CA; Pompano Beach, FL; Riverside, CA; Salt Lake City, UT; San Carlos, CA; Tampa, FL; Yuma, AZ; and New York, NY. Growth in public transit ridership since 1995 has outpaced population and VMT growth. Data: APTA.

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TomTom launches Congestion Index based on traffic database; congestion levels in 57 cities in North America and Europe

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Tampa, 25%. TomTom, the leading supplier of in-car location and navigation products and services, launched its first quarterly Congestion Index. The Index accurately identifies and analyzes traffic congestion in 57 major cities across North America and Europe. The Index is uniquely based on real time travel data captured by vehicles driving along the entire road network within the select cities.

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A First: An AI System Has Been Named An Inventor

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He spoke about the decision by South Africa during the Artificial Intelligence and the Law virtual event held in September by the IEEE student branch at the University of South Florida , in Tampa.

Audi to demonstrate automated driving technology in Florida

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Audi will be the first to test its automated driving technology on the Lee Roy Selmon Expressway in Tampa, Florida—which recently was designated as an automated driving and connected car test bed—using an Audi A7 equipped to handle piloted driving functions on freeway conditions up to 40 mph (64 km/h).

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PHEV Day 177 - Saturday, 11 April 2009 Run to Winter Haven.

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All American Spirit" & EVJerry from "Gram's Place" a Tampa HostelCheers PHEVA'rs, EVADC'rs and EVnthusiasts, One & All - Hopefully, later today and at Al & Diane Lococo's Home Sweet Homestead in Winter Haven, more updating will be forthcoming. Especially to underscore the St Petersberg TV Station - 10Connect2009.s story at 11:00PM on Good Friday, 10 April And relate interview with Vince & Jerome on Sports Radio 1010AM this afternoon, thanks to Scott.

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EPA awards $5M to the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) for cleaner big rigs

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Rush Truck Centers in Nashville (Smyrna), Tennessee as well as Tampa and Winter Garden, Florida will have retrofitted trucks in stock in early 2011. The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $5 million to the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) to help Southern truckers and small businesses to buy cleaner big rigs.

2010 167

APTA: public transportation ridership up 5% in first quarter 2012

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Ann Arbor, MI; Boston, MA; Charlotte, NC; Fort Myers, FL; Indianapolis, IN; Ithaca, NY; New York, NY; Oakland, CA; Olympia, WA; San Diego, CA; and Tampa, FL). Public transportation ridership rose 5% to nearly 2.7 billion trips in the first quarter of 2012 over the first quarter of last year, according to a report by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA). This was the fifth consecutive quarter of US public transit ridership increase, as 125.7

2012 196

Enterprise Rent-A-Car Adds 5,000 Hybrids to Nationwide Fleet

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Markets include California (Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sacramento and Fresno); Colorado (Denver); Florida (Orlando, Tampa); New York (Albany, Ithaca, New York City, Rochester); Oregon (Eugene, Portland); Texas (Austin, Dallas, Houston); Atlanta; Boston; Detroit; Minneapolis; Philadelphia; St. Enterprise Rent-A-Car is adding approximately 5,000 additional gas/electric hybrids to its nationwide fleet and designating nearly 80 rental locations across the country as “hybrid branches.”

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Westinghouse and Ameren Missouri form NexStart SMR Alliance for rapid licensing and deployment of Westinghouse Small Modular Reactor technology; targeting operation in 2022

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The initial membership of the NexStart SMR Alliance includes Ameren Missouri; Exelon Generation Company; Dominion Virginia Power; FirstEnergy Generation; Tampa Electric Company; Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation; Savannah River National Laboratory; and members of the Missouri Alliance: Missouri Public Utility Alliance; Associated Electric Cooperative, Inc.;

2012 186

GE and CPECC Sign Agreements with USTDA to Advance Commercial Scale IGCC in China

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and the Polk Tampa Electric IGCC plant in Florida that helped demonstrate the commercial feasibility of IGCC. GE and China Power Engineering Consulting Group Corporation (CPECC) have signed agreements with the US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) nuder the terms of which USTDA will fund a feasibility study that would support the advancement of commercial scale integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) facilities in China based on GE-designed IGCC technology.

2010 167

GE Technology Selected for Hydrogen Energy IGCC Project in California

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and the Polk Tampa Electric IGCC plant in Florida, that helped demonstrate the commercial feasibility of IGCC. GE Energy has signed a technology licensing agreement with Hydrogen Energy (HEI) for a proposed 250-megawatt power plant that would use integrated gasification combined-cycle (IGCC) technology. The plant, to be located near Bakersfield, in Kern County, Calif.,

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Univ. of South Florida Researchers Link Subsurface Clouds of Degraded Oil to BP Well

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The R/V Bellows has recently completed a nine-day scientific mission to gather baseline water quality and food web samples from the gulf in an area that extends north of Tampa and west about 100 miles off the coast. University of South Florida researchers say they have definitively connected clouds of degraded underwater oil found in the northern Gulf of Mexico to the Deepwater Horizon well (MC252) through Compound-Specific Isotope Analysis (CSIA).

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Kenworth Receives Largest Hybrid Tractor and Truck Order Yet

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San Antonio, San Francisco, Seattle, Tampa, Toronto, Vancouver, and Washington, DC. Coca-Cola Enterprises has ordered 150 Kenworth T370 diesel-electric tractors and 35 Kenworth T370 hybrid trucks, all of which will be on the road this year. The Kenworth T370 tractors (rated at 55,000 lb. GCW) are the largest hybrid delivery truck on the road in North America. The CCE order is the largest yet received by Kenworth for hybrid tractors and trucks.

IACT team using ALD to build nanobowls for tailored catalysts for biofuel production

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2012, in Tampa, Fla.the nanoparticle size, composition, and local environment can be tailored on the atomic scale to tune the reactivity, selectivity, and thermal stability of the catalysts.

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DOE NETL selects 12 fossil-fuel power systems projects for funding

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Low-Energy Water Recovery from Subsurface Brines Research Triangle Institute will partner with Veolia Water Solutions and Technologies and Tampa Electric Company to develop and demonstrate bench-scale feasibility of a low-cost, low-energy water treatment process that uses non-aqueous solvents for the economical extraction of clean water from high-total dissolved solids (TDS) brines.

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