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February 21, 2017

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February 21, 2017

Jan. 26, 2017 — Autonomous systems -- like driverless cars -- perform tasks that previously could only be performed by humans. In a new article, artificial intelligence ethics experts argue that current safety ... read more

Jan. 18, 2017 — Bringing mobility into Germany’s transition to a new energy economy is a complex undertaking. While carmakers are developing more economical combustion engines and alternative drive systems, ... read more

Jan. 17, 2017 — A pre-existing 4G network infrastructure could help drivers make safe decisions in or near accidents, according to new ... read more

Now Drivers Can Hear Ambulances No Matter How Loud Their Music Is Playing

Jan. 16, 2017 — If you’ve ever been startled by the sudden appearance of an ambulance while blasting music in your car, then you appreciate the value of a loud siren. Fortunately, your car is probably equipped ... read more

Jan. 13, 2017 — The variety of car models has increased significantly over the past decades. Take Volkswagen: In 1950, the automaker produced just two model ranges – the Beetle and the transporter. Long gone are ... read more

First Ever Perched Landing Performed Using Machine Learning Algorithms

Jan. 11, 2017 — The very first unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to perform a perched landing using machine learning algorithms has been developed by researchers. The revolutionary development of a fixed wing aircraft ... read more

Driverless Platoons: Analysis Finds Autonomous Trucks That Drive in Packs Could Save Time and Fuel

Dec. 21, 2016 — Engineers have studied a simple vehicle-platooning scenario and determined the best ways to deploy vehicles in order to save fuel and minimize delays. Their analysis shows that relatively simple, ... read more

Dec. 13, 2016 — Talking hands-free on a mobile phone while driving is just as distracting as a conversation using a hand-held phone, despite one being illegal and the other not, a road safety study has ... read more

Dec. 12, 2016 — The best road to zero-emission vehicles lies in fuel-cell technology. It preserves the advantages of gasoline automobiles, with low upfront costs, long driving range and fast refueling. But he also ... read more

Keeping Electric Car Design on the Right Road

Dec. 8, 2016 — Pushing nanoscale battery developments in the right direction can help create a sustainable transport sector, suggests investigators in a new ... read more

Expectation Versus Reality in the Acceptance of Self-Driving Cars

Dec. 6, 2016 — New research on public acceptance of automated vehicles reveals that drivers' perceptions depend on how realistic a picture they have of the current technology's ... read more

A Cleaner, More Efficient Car? New Material Designed to Better Store Hydrogen Fuel

Dec. 1, 2016 — New materials have been designed that could be used to store hydrogen fuel more efficiently in vehicles or other devices that use clean ... read more

Dec. 1, 2016 — Hearing is a vital sense for marine mammals who use it to forage, communicate and navigate. Many of these mammals produce specific vocalizations that can be used to identify the species and track ... read more

Nov. 29, 2016 — Nervous flyers and crew alike would prefer jet airliners not to vibrate so much at take off. Research points to blue skies thinking that might explain the phenomenon and find ways to reduce the ... read more

Flying Start for World's First Graphene-Enhanced Aircraft

Nov. 28, 2016 — Prospero, the first model aircraft to incorporate a graphene skinned wing, was successfully flown at the Farnborough International Air Show in the UK earlier this year. The flight sets an example of ... read more

Construction Greener, More Efficient With Intelligent Software

Nov. 24, 2016 — Construction vehicles waste fuel by remaining on full power whilst idle. New research is working to make vehicles more fuel efficient and cheaper with electrical systems, say ... read more

Computer Scientists Work to Prevent Hackers from Remotely Controlling Cars

Nov. 21, 2016 — A luxury vehicle today contains multiple computers. During an hour's drive, it thus produces multiple gigabytes of data. Even less expensive vehicles are now brimming with information ... read more

Local Grid Solution for Global Energy Transition

Nov. 17, 2016 — What will intelligent, decentralized energy management look like in the future? A research team is exploring how to efficiently coordinate energy producers, storage systems, and consumers as well as ... read more

Researchers Question If Banning of 'Killer Robots' Actually Will Stop Robots from Killing

Nov. 15, 2016 — A research team has published a paper that implies that the rush to ban and demonize autonomous weapons or "killer robots" may be a temporary solution, but the actual problem is that ... read more

Nov. 14, 2016 — Many communities would be better off investing in electric vehicles that run on batteries instead of hydrogen fuel cells, in part because the hydrogen infrastructure provides few additional energy ... read more

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