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University of Windsor Data Reveals How Drivers Use Automated Driving Systems

20 Jan 2023 | Synopsis

"Researchers noticed when drivers use the autonomous features, they became more distracted...they're not told directly, but they're sort of given the sense that these vehicles may be capable to do more than they're supposed to...more education is needed as autonomous vehicles become more commonplace.

"The more advanced these vehicles become...more important to help drivers better understand how to use this technology."

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How to Build a Better Bike-Share Program

20 Jan 2023 | Synopsis

"Although New Orleans canceled its contract with Lime, it still wanted bike-sharing options...Blue Bikes [would] be run by a new nonprofit called Blue Krewe...two funders would provide the capital for startup costs, including a fleet of bicycles. By September 2021, residents were kicking their legs over 500 shiny new rides...they’ve made more than 289,000 trips.

"Blue Bikes costs less to use now - just 15 cents per minute, or $25 a month."

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Britishvolt Bankruptcy Exposes Britain’s Battery Bluff

20 Jan 2023 | Synopsis

"...country's efforts to transform itself into a post-Brexit clean car haven...are floundering...dampening demand for locally made EV batteries.

...collapse of Britishvolt into administration is in no uncertain terms a disaster for the U.K. car industry

...the company had no product and no fixed sales plan to back up rendered design graphics for a £3.8 billion factory...Contrast the U.K. company's fate with...[Swedish] Northvolt..."

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U.S. Seeks to Thwart China with African EV Battery Deal

20 Jan 2023 | Synopsis

In MOU, "the State Department pledged to help build an EV battery supply chain in Congo and Zambia...the department and other U.S. agencies will offer technical assistance to the two countries, cooperate on feasibility studies and explore opportunities in the sector for U.S. companies.

"...goal is to shift Congo and Zambia from being only sites of extraction for minerals to processing, manufacturing and assembling batteries."

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ZeroAvia Celebrates Maiden Flight of World's Largest Hydrogen Aircraft

20 Jan 2023 | Synopsis

"ZeroAvia has left the standard Honeywell TPE-331 combustion engine on the right wing, while fitting the left wing with a 600-kW electric motor... this test machine, the hydrogen tanks, fuel cell stacks and lithium-ion buffer batteries are all inside the cabin...

"...company hopes to have this 600-kW powertrain fully certified and running commercial flights for nine-to-19-seat aircraft by 2025."

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Social Media Users Frustrated Companies Don't Have to Apply $7,500 Federal Tax Credit to EV Leases

19 Jan 2023 | Synopsis

"If the customer purchases the car outright, they would be eligible to apply for the $7,500 tax credit.

"There is a separate commercial clean vehicle credit available totaling $7,500 that vehicle leasing companies with models assembled outside of North American can qualify for, but they aren't required to pass that credit along to the leaseholder either.

"Volkswagen is currently advertising that it plans to voluntarily apply the $7,500 federal credit to leases of its new, fully electric ID.4..."

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Investing In Walking, Bicycling And Transit Will Help Hawaii

19 Jan 2023 | Synopsis

"One of the best ways to avoid or mitigate a recession, help families under the weight of inflation, and save government money is to invest in improving infrastructure for walking, bicycling and transit.

"Automobiles are the least spatially efficient vehicle - they move the fewest people per hour across roads..Subsidizing automobile use is effectively taxing the poor to support the more privileged..."

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"This Insanity Belongs in Science Fiction": At Davos, UN Chief Rips Fossil Fuel Expansion

19 Jan 2023 | Synopsis

"Fossil fuel producers and their enablers are still racing to expand production, knowing full well that their business model is inconsistent with human survival...we know the ecosystem meltdown is cold, hard scientific fact..

"The oil and gas industry's climate-wrecking expansion plans are made possible by generous funding from large financial institutions such as Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase, and Bank of America...pumped billions into fossil fuel projects over the past two years"

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Spoof Billboard Ads Take Aim At BMW and Toyota Over "Going Green" Claims

19 Jan 2023 | Synopsis

"'Subvertisers' hijack 400 posters in Belgium, France, Germany and the UK to satirise what they claim are misleading ads by carmakers.

"The posters were installed on advertising hoardings over the past few days in a series of guerrilla actions by activists from Subvertisers International, Brandalism and Extinction Rebellion.

"Brandalism said the pan-European subvertising actions were a call for greater government regulation of ?environmentally harmful products..."

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Virginia Rejects $3.5-Billion Ford Plant Over Fears of Communist Chinese Control

19 Jan 2023 | Synopsis

Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin told Ford to take its plan to build a massive, 2,500-job EV battery plant in the state and shove it.

"...what can best be described as a pissing contest with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis over who can hurt their constituents more with meaningless virtual signaling, Youngkin rejected Ford’s plans for a lithium iron phosphate battery...DeSantis demanded the Republican legislature in Florida ban China from purchasing real estate..."

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MY PERSPECTIVE

The Dubious Math of AEG

Is it really cheaper to drive 100 miles in a gasoline car than electric?

Published: 2023-01-26




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