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Domino’s Tests Driverless Delivery

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Trump Cannot Stop The Transition To Environmental Sustainability

[ad_1] With the EPA administrator dining on Trump steaks with chemical polluters, hiring a coal lobbyist as his deputy, and working ceaselessly to dismantle our environmental safety net, it’s easy to get discouraged. With Germany’s transition to renewable energy stalled by a switch from nuclear power to coal power, it can be hard to see how we can develop a […]

An Italian Stylist Builds A Hair-Raising Automobile

An Italian hairstylist was driven to make what is perhaps the strangest car ever.It’s certainly the hairiest. Even Guinness World Records says so. Maria Lucia Mugno of Salerno spent more than 150 hours covering her Fiat 500 in more than 264 pounds of human hair acquired from India.   “My inspiration came from a dare, a bet, whilst I was working,” […]

Washington State’s Rendezvous With Destiny: An Interview With Governor Jay Inslee

[ad_1] When still a congressman in 2008, Washington’s current governor, Jay Inslee, co-authored a book called Apollo’s Fire: Igniting America’s Clean Energy Economy and earned a reputation in Congress as a leading advocate of renewable energy. Since his election as governor in 2012 and reelection in 2016, Inslee has tried to make Washington state a proving ground for the clean […]

Billions From VW Settlement Boost Push To Clean Vehicles

[ad_1] South Carolina wants to replace aging school buses. Colorado plans to electrify Denver’s bus system. And Washington wants electric ferryboats for Puget Sound. As part of a 2016 federal court settlement after Volkswagen admitted programming its diesel vehicles to cheat on emissions tests, the automaker agreed to pay $2.8 billion to states to be used to reduce diesel pollution. […]

Mercedes-Benz Apologizes To China For Quoting Dalai Lama In Instagram Post

[ad_1] BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Mercedes-Benz apologized to Chinese consumers on Tuesday for an Instagram post showing one of its luxury cars along with a quote from exiled Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama, whom Beijing considers a dangerous separatist. In a statement on its official Weibo, the German car maker said it had deleted the controversial post immediately, and offered its […]

Trump’s ‘Bowling Ball Test’ for U.S. Cars Is Just A Goofy Ad

[ad_1] Kevin Lamarque / Reuters President Donald Trump sits between Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin (L) and Boeing Chairman and CEO Dennis Muilenburg (R) during a round table at Boeing in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S. March 14, 2018. Trump griped to donors in the state about a made-up bowling ball test Japan imposes on U.S. cars. President Donald Trump had people scratching […]

Self-Driving Car Crash Leaves 1 Dead

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Tesla Says Deadly Crash Involved Vehicle’s Autopilot System

[ad_1] LOS GATOS, California ― Tesla Inc. said on Friday that a Tesla Model X involved a fatal crash in California last week had activated its Autopilot system, raising new questions about the semi-autonomous system that handles some driving tasks. Tesla also said vehicle logs from the accident showed no action had been taken by the driver soon before the crash […]

Airbnb For Cars Could Be The Next Big Thing

[ad_1] Airbnb for cars could change the way we get around, but traditional rental car companies want to put the brakes on these industry start-ups. [ad_2] Source link