Artificial intelligence (AI) has become a popular catchphrase in technology, even if most people couldn’t exactly define what it really is. One promise of AI lies in finding patterns across huge datasets that make everyday business smarter and more efficient – and for Volkswagen in North America, the hub of AI development lives in Detroit.
Lordstown Motors officially announced today that the first two Endurance Betas rolled off the manufacturing line. It’s an important milestone on the road to beginning production of the final version later this year – from September. The video shows the employee celebration at Lordstown Motors HQ. Lordstown Motors Endurance Beta Lordstown Motors Endurance Beta In total,
By Joey Klender Posted on March 31, 2021 The Tesla Model Y has officially joined the Ipswich, Massachusetts Police Department, and its price tag wasn’t all that bad considering the multiple incentives that were applied by local groups. Teslas have become some of the newest additions to several police departments across the United States, and
President Biden on Wednesday detailed a cohesive infrastructure plan, and it targets policies spurring electric car adoption, funding for 500,000 charging stations, and work on an upgraded electrical grid among its many key points. They’re a small part of a jaw-dropping list of heavy-lift infrastructure items the administration will need to sell Congress on. The
Parker LORD has received UL 1446 certification for several of its CoolTherm potting compounds for use in thermal management systems. The company says its thermally-conductive, low-viscosity materials optimize heat dissipation, protect components from dust and moisture, and help reduce vibration. These thermal management materials have now been tested and certified under the relevant UL standards
President Joe Biden has unveiled an outline of his infrastructure plan, and it includes a proposed $174 billion investment in electric vehicles. The Biden administration has released an outline of its infrastructure plan on its website. It includes a $174 billion investment in electric vehicles that they summarized: “Create good jobs electrifying vehicles. U.S. market
Ever since the 992-generation Porsche 911 made its debut at the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show, fans have been eagerly awaiting the arrival of the track-focused GT3. Porsche delivered the goods revealing the car in full and confirming all of the specs including the $162,350 price. The 992 911 GT3 sticks to a familiar formula
Subscribe for the latest GreenCarReports.com videos: http://bit.ly/12upBka Volkswagen previewed its upcoming three-row crossover with the CrossBlue Concept at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show. Learn more about the Volkswagen CrossBlue Concept – http://www.thecarconnection.com/news/1081636_volkswagen-crossblue-concept-mid-size-3-row-crossover-coming Watch More Videos on GreenCarReports.com: http://www.greencarreports.com/videos Follow Us Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GreenCarReports Twitter: https://twitter.com/GreenCarReports Google+: https://plus.google.com/b/108702855478337248034/108702855478337248034/posts
Toyota and its luxury brand Lexus is set to unveil multiple electric cars in 2021 but Toyota is lobbying the US government against them! InsideEVs contributor Tom Moloughney will be here to make sense of this insanity, plus other EV news of the week. Subscribe to Tom Moloughney’s channel at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdX0BJNon1c6GfOdeS3pyDw OUR SPONSOR: ❤️ XPENG
With President Biden planning to announce an infrastructure proposal that could easily exceed $2 trillion, the automotive industry has come to the realization that some of that money could be used to make its job easier. Following Tesla’s attempt at charming the federal government into making carbon credits more valuable, automotive lobbies, supplier groups, and
Sponsored by Coolmag Coolmag Thermo Conductive SL presents its CoolMag TM range for thermal management in power electronics and automotive, produced and designed in Barcelona for the improvement of performance and efficiency in Power Electronics A fatal failure in the power electronics (overheating) usually ends with the car stopped and stranded in technical service, with
The “long-term” partnership announced today is between Volvo Autonomous Solutions and self-driving startup Aurora. The two plan to jointly develop globally-leading autonomous transport solutions at scale, beginning with North America. The partnership announced in a press release today is said to span several years, with the goal of combining technologies to develop and deploy on-highway
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of the Interior today announced nearly $249 million in Fiscal Year 2020 energy revenues to the four offshore Gulf oil and gas producing states – Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas, and their coastal political subdivisions (CPS). These funds, disbursed annually based on oil and gas production revenue, are used to support
Back in December, Motional (an autonomous vehicle company) and Lyft announced a partnership that would create the world’s largest robotaxi ridesharing network launching in 2023. Today, Motional and Lyft announced the Hyundai Ioniq 5 as the vehicle choice for the robotaxi service, according to an Automotive News report. The plan is to deploy fully autonomous
By Simon Alvarez Posted on March 30, 2021 The crew for SpaceX and Shift4’s all-civilian Inspiration4 mission is now complete. The final two members of the groundbreaking mission were announced on Tuesday at the Kennedy Space Center in Floria, where the Falcon 9 rocket carrying Inspiration4’s Crew Dragon capsule will be launching later this year.
The first dedicated EV from Kia, called EV6, could be a challenger to the Model Y Performance. Lexus rolls out a concept for a new generation of EVs, but “electrified” is the keyword. Rivian really steps up with some of the longest EV warranty coverage. And Voltswagen is officially…a strange new way to think of
PepsiCo says it expects to take delivery of 15 Tesla Semi electric trucks by the end of this year. The soda and snack seller placed an order for 100 Tesla Semis shortly after the e-truck’s 2017 launch. Since then, Tesla seems to have put the Semi program on a back burner as it concentrated on
This week’s EV spotlight is on an automotive manufacturer that is by no means up and coming. Magna International has over 60 years of experience manufacturing auto parts. However, it is the company’s recent focus on electric mobility solutions and AI that has earned it an Electrek spotlight. Magna International Magna is a mobility manufacturer
Rivian isn’t the only company that has visions of electric off-roading (or off-road EVing?). Following the launch of the 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe plug-in hybrid, Jeep has announced a partnership with Electrify America to create the Jeep 4xe Charging Network. The new network will consist of Jeep-branded EV charging stations at or near the trailheads
In a new video, we get a rare look at Tesla’s Full Self-Driving Beta software at work through what it can actually see as it navigates city streets. You can watch the impressive video below. Tesla is currently testing the “feature complete” version of its Full Self-Driving package in beta with a few thousand customers
Stuttgart. The EQS is the all-electric luxury saloon from Mercedes. With it, Mercedes-EQ is redefining this vehicle segment. The EQS is also the first model to be based on the modular architecture for luxury and executive-class electric vehicles. Fusing technology, design, functionality, and connectivity, the EQS delight both drivers and passengers. With a Cd value starting
Range testing has become probably the most popular part of reviewing new electric cars. Here we have a special duel between Porsche Taycan 4S (93.4 kWh battery version) and Ford Mustang Mach-E ER AWD (98.8 kWh battery version). The side-by-side test, conducted by Alex on Autos, concerns mostly highway driving within the limit of 65-70
By Joey Klender Posted on March 29, 2021 Volkswagen has accidentally revealed its plans to change its United States operations to “Voltswagen,” a play on words to its electric vehicle push globally. A leaked press release, that has now been deleted, showed there would be several changes, even though they were set to be announced
Volkswagen has been planning a name change to Voltswagen ahead of the arrival of more mass-market electric vehicles, and its ID Buzz Microbus revival in 2023. USA Today reports that it saw a formal announcement on the company’s media site after it was posted early Monday and before it was removed. CNBC, which also reported
Serbia’s capital, Belgrade, has announced plans to invest some 5.2 billion euros in measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve air quality. Under the city’s Green City Action Plan and the related Action Plan for Sustainable Energy and Climate, the funds will be used to increase the efficiency of heating systems and to boost
In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): …except for in China, which saw a growth in coal – and emissions still rose. Londoners can now choose electric vehicles when they use Uber Green from today. UnderstandSolar is a free service that links you to top-rated solar installers in your region for personalized solar estimates. Tesla
On Saturday the German automaker revealed the interior of the Mercedes-Benz EQS electric sedan and provided new details regarding the car’s design, while confirming some new specifications. The EQS is set to be a rolling technological tour de force, with an interior set to shame the Tesla Model S into mainstream status while possibly setting
Sandy Munro is here to tell us that the next big thing in automotive industry is…. but most important where it’ll come from. It’s just a matter of time! This video was taped in February. WATCH NEXT: https://youtu.be/ctv1w3T0sGk Visit and subscribe to Sandy Munro’s channel at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCj–iMtToRO_cGG_fpmP5XQ OUR SPONSORS: ❤️ BOSLEY: Learn about different ways
Magna’s roadmap to e-mobility now includes the company’s new connected hybrid powertrains and EV drives. The company recently demonstrated both systems at its winter test driving site in northern Sweden. The Magna EtelligentEco, an intelligent, connected PHEV system, offers a cloud connectivity feature that allows it to perform several new functions. For example, it accounts
Someone just paid $2.5 million for the very first new GMC Hummer EV electric pickup truck to be produced later this year. It was for a good cause. In October of last year, GM officially launched its GMC Hummer EV, an all-electric “supertruck” with up to 350 miles of range and a starting price of $80,000.
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