In recent years, Tesla Motors Inc. has provided auto executives and regulators a better view into the nascent electric vehicle market. Now the Silicon Valley auto maker is in focus for another reason: autonomous vehicles.
Organizers of this week’s Energy Thought Summit are expecting 750 attendees with a focus on how smart grids are using the latest monitoring and analytics technology to react to changing electricity demands. via Smart grid tech topic of energy sector event in Austin – Austin Business Journal.
When making comparisons on an airsoft Polarstar or SMP versus a standard AEG (Air Electric Gun) or GBB (Gas Blow-Back), most reviews simply focus on price and performance measures like FPS (Feet Per Second) and ROF (Rate Of Fire). But...Show More Summary
If things had gone a little differently in our world, like the oil crises of the 1970s never really improved, we may have focused on electric cars much more. And that may have made Tesla-like cars come much sooner. Like that Globe-Union Endura up there. It’s like an alternate-universe 1970s Tesla Model S. Read more...
Ford's Focus EV is winning hearts and minds in a mobile app-enabled car sharing experiment launched in London earlier this year Ford’s London Car Sharing Experiment Draws Electric Vehicle Fans Out Of Hiding was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.
Power grid terrorism and failure concerns have prompted Arizona to push the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to focus more keenly on electromagnetic pulse (EMP) threats. United States Representative Trent Franks is once again the man pushing to have the Obama administration make the safety and security of the power grid a top priority. Show More Summary
Living in Northern California, electric cars are a common sight – all you have to do is look in the left lane. There are numerous Tesla Model S’s, Nissan Leafs, and the occasional Ford Focus or Chevrolet Spark EV. Plug-in hybrids like...Show More Summary
Get the mood effects of coffee or alcohol with just some electricity—and without the downsides. Sometime later this year, instead of reaching for a cup of coffee to focus at work—or a beer to relax afterward—you might use a tiny electrode to zap your brain instead. Show More Summary
Papers and presentations will focus on railroad civil, mechanical, electrical and systems engineering, as well as rail safety, planning, design, financing, operations, and management. Freight and passenger rail subjects as well as other relevant railroad industry research topics.
Time for another monthly US electricity generation report. The general takeaway for those focused on our transition to renewable energy is that renewables were up to 14.8% of US electricity generation in November 2014, and 13.5% for the year through November. Show More Summary
In his second volume of memoirs, Special Deluxe (Blue Rider), rocker Neil Young focuses on the many cars he's owned. His recent obsession was a '59 Lincoln Continental he converted to electric, the "Lincvolt." He worked on it for years, dumped piles of cash into the project, and he's honest about the limitations of the results. Show More Summary
General Electric Company is determined to become the world's leading infrastructure company. Will its renewed focus on industrial revenue bear fruit in 2015?
Unsurprisingly, electric cars aren’t exactly selling like hotcakes in most markets, which is why Volvo has decided to postpone its all-electric model rollout, despite having the capabilities from a technology standpoint. At least this is what vice president of product strategy, Lex Kerssemakers, has recently told the folks from Autocar. Show More Summary
Polaris Industries’ acquisition of “certain electric motorcycle assets” from Brammo made news the previous week, signalling a new opportunity for the former to expand its own lineup of existing models and venture into the the world of EV bikes. Show More Summary
Volvo has a fleet of electric vehicles ready to hit the showroom floor, but the Swedish carmaker doesn’t think the public is ready for EVs. That’s the word from Volvo’s vice president of product strategy, Lex Kerssemakers, who reportedly told the UK’s Autocar that the current business case for EVs is weak. Show More Summary
Originally published on EV Obsession. After five years of slow sales and no new models, electric motorcycle maker Brammo has been bought out by Michigan-based Polaris. So what’s that mean for the Brammo brand, and the nascent electric...Show More Summary
Meet Eddie Reyes: Eddie Reyes has evolved a unique and personal style on the guitar. Although for much of his playing career he has focused on electric jazz guitar, he now turns mostly to the acoustic. He has evolved his style from, first, a fascination with Brazilian Jazz to his present passion, Fl...
The potential market for off-grid electricity in India is large, with more than 300 million people living without access to electricity. With such an expansive market, how do enterprises decide where and how to focus? We advocate that entrepreneurs use an analytical approach to choosing the area of operation. read more
The company has put the project on hold to concentrate its focus on high-volume segments.