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World's fastest EV charger gives drivers 120 miles in 8 minutes:


Swiss company ABB has launched its Terra High Power DC fast charger, which can put out an impressive 350 kilowatts, charging at nearly three times the rate of Tesla's Superchargers. It'll enable super ...


JetBlue to land in Bozeman:




Take this online survey assessing bicycling and walking in Montana:


The Montana Department of Transportation is developing the state's first bicycle and pedestrian plan and they need you to take an on-line survey to adequately address bicycling and walking needs across ...


The Future Of Your Commute:




This Is How Many Autonomous Cars Will Be on the Road in 2025:




Today'S TED Talk SpaceX's plan to fly you across the globe in 30 minutes:


What's up at SpaceX? Engineer Gwynne Shotwell was employee number seven at Elon Musk's pioneering aerospace company and is now its president. In conversation with TED curator Chris Anderson, she discusses ...


The 25 Ways AI Can Revolutionize Transportation: From Driverless Trains to Smart Tracks:




China's self-driving vehicles on track to take global leadership position, ahead of US:




North America's first 200 kilowatt wireless charger keeps e-buses rolling indefinitely:


Bus companies around the world are slowly transitioning to electric fleets, backed up by manufacturers like Hyundai, Daimler, BYD and Proterra. Though the latter managed to eke out 1,100 miles on a ...


Ovo Energy's V2G charger could see EV owners drive for free:


The UK's Ovo Energy has launched a suite of domestic energy products, including a vehicle-to-grid charger that's described as the "world's first widely available domestic bi-directional charger." The ...


Lyft purchasing carbon offsets to make all rides carbon neutral:


In a move that should give Lyft passengers that warm fuzzy feeling of helping the environment while getting from A to B, the ride-sharing company has announced that all its rides around the world will ...


A Proven Track Record for Reducing Traffic Fatalities:




Tesla Starts Collection of Location and Video Data From Model 3 Autopilot Cameras:




6 surprising ways driverless cars will change our world - Are you ready?:


Despite the recent pair of fatal crashes involving self-driving cars, there's wide agreement that autonomous vehicles will sharply reduce the number of people who die in motor vehicle accidents. In the ...


Ducati to fit front and rear radars (and adaptive cruise control) to motorcycles by 2020:


The rear radar will enable blind spot warnings, providing a visual indication of when something's coming up behind you on either side in traffic, like you now get on many car mirrors, while the front ...


These Standing-Up Airplane Seats Are Designed to Make Flying Cheaper:




Volocopter shares its vision of skyport networks for flying taxis:


Showing off a fully functioning flying taxi is one thing, having a plan in place for how you'll move hundreds of them around big cities is another. German aviation company Volocopter has today shared ...


'60 Minutes' Report - Allegiant Air - Flying Under the Radar With Its High Record of In-Flight Breakdowns :


Steve Croft investigates Allegiant Air https://www.allegiantair.com/ , a discount carrier known more for it's ultra-low fares than its high record of in-flight breakdowns. https://www.cbsnews.com/video/60-minutes-allegiant-air-flying-under-the-radar/ *** Allegiant ...


Uber Makes Peace With Cities by Spilling Its Secrets:


"The autonomous age is upon us but most cities really don't even have the network password to log in," says Janette Sadik-Khan, a former New York City transportation commissioner and the chair of National ...


Ford intends to launch self-driving car service 'at scale' by 2021:


When industry giants look to new technology to grow and diversify their businesses, target dates for new platforms can often be missed. Ford, however, seems determined to meet its 2021 deadline to ...


How Self-Driving Cars Could Affect The Real Estate Market:


In the end, the impact of self-driving cars on our society is unknown. But there are clues to the impact. Without question, self-driving, autonomous vehicles are coming. The safety improvements for people ...


This Week in the Future of Cars: Sharing Spaces:


This week, we learned the future of the car is not owning one--at least not if Uber gets its way. The ride-hailing giant came out with twin announcements: On Monday, it said it would acquire the bike-share ...


True driverless mobility services will start popping up as soon as next year if automakers keep their promises.:


Public officials from Las Vegas and Pittsburgh -- both hubs for autonomous-vehicle testing -- talked this week about the deliberate work of creating smart cities and smart communities to support these ...


How to convince the customer: Daimler's driverless car agenda :


At conventional motor shows, you will still easily find skeptics of autonomous driving. At South by Southwest, however, Daimler Vice President of Strategy Wilko Stark was preaching to the converted: those ...


"I'm going to pay attention to streets and roads," Missoula Mayor Engen says after city survey:


A new survey conducted by the University of Montana found that most Missoula residents rate the city's quality of life as good or excellent, and it found above-average support for increasing fees or taxes ...


Adaptive Traffic Signals Could Make Aberdeen, S.D.'s Busiest Street Tolerable (Editorial) :


A prospective plan by the South Dakota Department of Transportation would upgrade traffic lights on Aberdeen's Sixth Avenue by replacing its current system with a more adaptive one that adjusts the length ...


2018 -- 2022 Montana Statewide Transportation Improvement Program - This is your opportunity to comment on Montana's transportation projects:


The draft 2018─2022 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) is now available for public comment. The STIP is a list of projects planned for Montana for the next five federal fiscal ...


This 3D Printed Electric Car Will Enter Production This Year:


Cars have gone from a "get me from point A to point B by burning gas" mode of transportation to a dream project for innovative techies. Cars can now run on electricity, be summoned by smartphone apps ...


World's first electric road that charges moving vehicles debuts in Sweden:


The first electrified road capable of charging EVs as they drive across it is now open outside of Stockholm, Sweden. While the road -- which links Stockholm Arlanda airport to a nearby logistics ...


Study to look at solar-powered charging sites for electric cars in Montana:


Solar-powered charging stations for electric vehicles will be studied in three Montana communities with a $150,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy. "These two technologies can be a natural ...

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