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Methanol-Fueled Cars Could Drive Us Toward an Emissionless Future

Icelandic firm Carbon Recycling International is turning industrial pollution into a low-carbon fuel for cars, trucks, and shipsPhoto: Carbon Recycling International ...

University of Georgia Signs Deal with Controversial Chinese Bus Maker

BYD, the Chinese auto manufacturer highly criticized for its questionable track record, has signed a contract to provide the University of Georgia (UGA) with...

Tesla Wants You to Know That It’s Good for California’s Economy, Not Just the...

Study credits Tesla with supplying 51,000 California jobs, paying more than $4 billion to workersPhoto: Richard Drew Tesla has been getting a bit of bad...

The Struggle to Make Diesel-Guzzling Cargo Ships Greener

How these emission-belching behemoths will transition to batteries and fuel cells Photo: Martin Witte/Alamy The Big Leagues: The Emma Maersk, one of...

MIT’s Super-Efficient Dispatching Algorithm Minimizes a City’s Taxi Fleet

An app-based algorithm could cut Manhattan's cab population by nearly a thirdPhoto: iStockphoto Researchers at MIT say they’ve found an efficient dispatching algorithm that can cut a...

Haptic Safety for Unmanned Vehicles

Maryland researchers advance networked control and virtual reality for added safety. Even as fully automated vehicles continue to be tested and used on roadways, there...

Waymo Filings Give New Details on Its Driverless Taxis

California's DMV has also received an application from the startup JingChi to test fully autonomous vehiclesImage: Waymo Waymo CEO John Krafcik announced last week that...

Drive.ai Launches Robot Car Pilot in Texas With a Focus on Humans

By keeping humans in the loop and incorporating a new visual signaling system, Drive.ai's self-driving car service aims to be both friendly and effectivePhoto:...

Self-Driving Cars Won’t Need Accurate Digital Maps, MIT Experts Say

A rough map of all the world's roads can fit on a flash drive—and it's all that self-driving cars will needImage: MIT CSAIL One of...

BMW Will Use Solid-State Lidar From Innoviz

It's the first publicly acknowledged deal between a major car company and a solid-state lidar firmImage: Innoviz Israel-based Innoviz has announced that it will supply solid-state...

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Canada’s TransLink adding New Flyer CHARGE battery-electric buses

New Flyer Industries Canada ULC, a Canadian subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., announced a new contract with the South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority...

Passport invests $5M to build platform to manage ride-share, more

New modes of shared transportation, from ride-sharing to dockless scooters, hold promise for improving how citizens move around their cities, but cities across North...

Prevost names new coach regional sales manager

Prevost announced the addition of highly respected 19-year veteran, Dale Paziuk to the new coach sales team. Paziuk stepped into his newest position as...

MCI brings state-of-the-art features to J4500, set to introduce J3500 at BusCon

Motor Coach Industries (MCI), a U.S. subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., is expanding its 2019 model line up with a new arrival — a...