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Who’s really going to own autonomous cars?

April 7th, 2018 at 9:55 am » Comments Off

Two mega trends are coming together: The Collaborative Economy and the Autonomous World, which means shared mobility from self-driving cars. Early this year, we published a research report on the Business Models of Self-Driving Cars, and we’ve presented our findings at a number of industry events. A commonly asked question is: “In the future, will […]



Even more evidence that electric cars could save the planet

March 16th, 2018 at 8:44 am » Comments Off

The latest numbers say that as the American grid shifts toward renewables, the positive impact of electric cars is increasing. EVERYONE’S SAYING IT: The future of driving is electric. The big-name car companies have plans to start giving Tesla some tough competition. Jaguar’s I-Pace electric SUV will be on sale soon, and Porsche is teasing […]



48-volt systems could be the new standard in the future’s vehicles

February 11th, 2018 at 1:25 am » Comments Off

Electric cars won’t only be good for the environment — they’ll be good for your power-hungry tendencies, too. As per a new report from the New York Times, companies are looking to turn away from the traditional 12-volt systems to provide the juice for these cars of the future, and looking to a 48-volt standard […]



GM is dropping the steering wheel in autonomous cars

January 21st, 2018 at 10:45 am » Comments Off

General Motors (GM) says it is mass-producing autonomous cars that give complete control to the machine by taking away both the steering wheel and pedals.



Electric and hybrid car sales hit record numbers in 2017

January 12th, 2018 at 1:31 am » Comments Off

Registrations for EVs and plug-in hybrids increased by more than 27% compared to 2016, up from 36,535 to 46,522.



Dutch self-charging solar car wins important CES award

January 11th, 2018 at 9:35 am » Comments Off

Remember those Dutch solar cars that won the World Solar Challenge car race? The range of those cars powered by the sun was excellent. However, the vehicles themselves were not up to snuff in the design department. In comes Lightyear, a self-charging electric solar car with a sexy design, and recently awarded with the renowned […]



Can electric vehicles handle Canadian winters?

January 2nd, 2018 at 10:54 am » Comments Off

The grace period is over. Shoppers who drive their gas-powered vehicles to Vaughan Mills can no longer park in spots designated for electric powered vehicles, but some drivers are finding that out the hard way.



Volkswagen thinks its ride-sharing electric minibus will take 1 million cars off the road

December 8th, 2017 at 10:52 am » Comments Off

The world’s largest automaker is getting into the ride-sharing business as it prepares for a world with fewer cars.



Driverless cars could be a solution to climate change—but two major things have to happen

November 22nd, 2017 at 3:53 pm » Comments Off

Driverless vehicle use worldwide could lower traffic congestion and emissions contributing to climate change by 50 percent or more in 2050, according to a 2017 report led by global transport expert Lewis Fulton at the Institute of Transportation Studies at UC Davis (ITS-Davis).



25 best inventions of 2017: Preventive clinics and more

November 20th, 2017 at 11:04 am » Comments Off

Clinics That Redefine Preventive Care, mainstream electric cars, s



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