Ford vows to go all-electric in Europe by 2030

Ford vows to go all-electric in Europe by 2030

Ford is taking an aggressive approach to its electrification strategy in Europe, announcing that all its passenger vehicles will be all-electric or hybrid by mid-2026.

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Gasoline Car Sales to End by 2035 in Massachusetts

Gasoline Car Sales to End by 2035 in Massachusetts

Massachusetts plans to phase out sales of new gasoline-powered cars by 2035, speeding down the same road as California. While many climate hawks have their eyes trained on the federal government, the proposal last week from Massachusetts Gov.

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Massachusetts plans to ban the sale of new gas-powered vehicles by 2035

Massachusetts plans to ban the sale of new gas-powered vehicles by 2035

Back in September, Governor Gavin Newsom announced California would ban the sale of new gasoline and diesel-powered vehicles by 2035. Massachusetts says it now plans to do the same.

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Elon Musk says Tesla’s Full Self-Driving subscription arrives in early 2021

Elon Musk says Tesla’s Full Self-Driving subscription arrives in early 2021

Tesla is narrowing the time frame for the Full Self-Driving subscription rollout. Elon Musk told Twitter followers that the pay-per-month package is now due to arrive “early next year.

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Volvo’s new cars now top out at 112MPH to limit speeding accidents

Volvo’s new cars now top out at 112MPH to limit speeding accidents
Volvo has followed through on its promise to limit the top speed of its upcoming cars to 180 kilometers per hour (112 miles per hour). Little more than a year ago, the company said it would introduce the cap in an attempt to limit speeding-related injuries and deaths.
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Nuro’s driverless delivery cars are cleared for testing in California

Nuro’s driverless delivery cars are cleared for testing in California
Nuro’s driverless delivery vehicles just got another important approval. California’s DMV has given Nuro a permit to test completely self-driving couriers in specific parts of Santa Clara and San Mateo counties, including Silicon Valley mainstays like Mountain View, Palo Alto and Sunnyvale.
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Stanford built a ‘4D’ camera for cars, robots and VR

“A team of Stanford scientists have created what could be the perfect “eye”for autonomous vehicles and delivery drones thus far. It’s a 4D camera that can capture nearly 140 degrees of information, allowing it to gather more information than conventional cameras in a single image. The researchers call their design the “first-ever single-lens, wide field of view, light field camera.” It relies on light field photography for the additional info to make its results four dimensional. That means it can observe and record the direction and distance of the light hitting the lens and bundle it with the resulting 2D image.” … http://buff.ly/2uwMOaT

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