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New AAA Study Shows The Dangers Of Voice-Activated Devices

17 Feb

By now we know the dangers of texting while driving and how distracting talking while driving can be too. Yet, despite the risks, people continue to drive distracted. Automotive companies thought they found a solution to this problem with hands-free devices, including voice acted controls to help drivers keep their eyes on the road and […]

Tesla Turns To China As Gas Prices Drop

28 Jan

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Gas prices are dropping and motorists everywhere celebrate as a trip to a gas station doesn’t break the bank. What’s good news for drivers is bad news for automotive companies that market hybrid or electric cars, like Tesla.  Tesla’s co-founder, Elon Musk, said lowering oil prices will “definitely makes the transition to sustainable energy more difficult.” […]

New York City Launches Drive Smart

14 Oct

What is the Drive Smart Demonstration Pilot Protect (DOT)  On August 2015, New York City launched a new protect commonly called “Drive Smart” or DOT and plans to continue it through August 2016. Designed to gather data and learn the daily driving habits of 400 volunteer New York City residents, the program places a small car […]

New York City Launches Drive Smart

14 Oct

What is the Drive Smart Demonstration Pilot Protect (DOT)  On August 2015, New York City launched a new protect commonly called “Drive Smart” or DOT and plans to continue it through August 2016. Designed to gather data and learn the daily driving habits of 400 volunteer New York City residents, the program places a small car […]

Volkswagen Emissions Scandal Summary

30 Sep

volkswagen scandal

History of Volkswagen Scandal Last December, Volkswagen said that up to 482,000 of its vehicles in America may have been emitting more NOx (nitrogen oxide) than emissions tests reported. Last week, Volkswagen confessed that it might have gotten the number wrong. Now an estimated 11 million Volkswagen vehicles emit 40% more nitrous oxide than the Environmental Protection […]

Volkswagen Emissions Scandal Summary

30 Sep

volkswagen scandal

History of Volkswagen Scandal Last December, Volkswagen said that up to 482,000 of its vehicles in America may have been emitting more NOx (nitrogen oxide) than emissions tests reported. Last week, Volkswagen confessed that it might have gotten the number wrong. Now an estimated 11 million Volkswagen vehicles emit 40% more nitrous oxide than the Environmental Protection […]

Is Uber Affecting New York Traffic?

16 Sep

If you’ve been around New York City or spoken with someone who works there, then you’ve probably heard of Uber, the app based for hire vehicle (FHV) company  that has been causing a storm of controversy. Many people, including New York’s Mayor, Bill de Blasio, accuses Uber of slowing traffic by up to 12%, though […]

Is Uber Affecting New York Traffic?

16 Sep

If you’ve been around New York City or spoken with someone who works there, then you’ve probably heard of Uber, the app based for hire vehicle (FHV) company  that has been causing a storm of controversy. Many people, including New York’s Mayor, Bill de Blasio, accuses Uber of slowing traffic by up to 12%, though […]

Self-Driving Trucks Could Enter Florida Highways in 2015

9 Sep

By now most people have heard of self-driving vehicles, but it’s generally believed that such technology is a handful of years away from practical implementation. Royal Truck & Equipment, a construction company that operates in Florida but is based in Pennsylvania, thinks otherwise. Royal believes it could have self-driving trucks working on Florida’s highways at […]

Self-Driving Trucks Could Enter Florida Highways in 2015

9 Sep

By now most people have heard of self-driving vehicles, but it’s generally believed that such technology is a handful of years away from practical implementation. Royal Truck & Equipment, a construction company that operates in Florida but is based in Pennsylvania, thinks otherwise. Royal believes it could have self-driving trucks working on Florida’s highways at […]