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Driverless Cars Will Open the Door to a Building Spree

October 17, 2017

Category: Vehicles

It’s 2027 (or 2037) and the age of the self-driving car. City-dwellers have traded in their car keys for ride hails. Street parking has been replaced by wider sidewalks and bike lanes, while developers are busy converting garages into much-needed […]


The 2018 Ford Mustang GT Features the Dashboard of the Future

October 3, 2017

Via: Wired
Category: Vehicles

AT ITS CORE, the car dashboard is a simple, utilitarian thing. It exists to convey information: speed, the fullness of the gas tank or battery, miles driven, the occasional warning about low oil or tire pressure. But auto designers have […]


Self-Driving Cars Will Kill People. Who Decides Who Dies?

September 21, 2017

Via: Wired
Category: Vehicles

Recently, the “trolley problem,” a decades-old thought experiment in moral philosophy, has been enjoying a second career of sorts, appearing in nightmare visions of a future in which cars make life-and-death decisions for us. Among many driverless car experts, however, […]


Vehicles

Electric cars can become more eco-friendly through life cycle assessment

October 12, 2017

Via: ScienceDaily

It is time to stop discussing whether electric cars are good or bad. Instead industry, authorities and policy-makers need to work together to make them as eco-friendly as possible. This is the view taken by Anders Nordelöf, a researcher at […]


Shipping

Pacific Basin Eyes More Second-Hand Ships

October 12, 2017

Via: World Maritime News

Following the purchase of five dry bulkers in August, Pacific Basin Shipping Limited is exploring more acquisitions of second-hand tonnage lured by attractive prices. “We will continue to look at attractive secondhand ship acquisition opportunities if they can generate a […]


Infrastructure, Vehicles

How to set up a public electric vehicle charging station, the high-end hotel edition

October 11, 2017

Via: TreeHugger

Part of Tesla’s destination charging network, The Mayton Inn confirms how uncomplicated hosting a charging station can be. When I wrote about how to set up a public electric vehicle charging station, one of the central learnings was this: It […]