‘Electric Highway’ for EVs in Nevada

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The Nevada Electric Highway, recently unveiled by Gov. Brian Sandoval and NV Energy, is a network of charging stations planned along U.S. Route 95 that would finally make it far easier to drive sparsely populated, mostly desert route between Reno and Las Vegas with an electric vehicle.   Continue reading… “‘Electric Highway’ for EVs in Nevada”

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By 2025 autonomous cars could eliminate millions of jobs and reshape our economy

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Most people, including experts, think that with the large hurdles that exist for widespread adoption, the transition to driverless vehicles will come slowly over the coming few decades.  This could be a significant underestimation.   Continue reading… “By 2025 autonomous cars could eliminate millions of jobs and reshape our economy”

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Solar road is generating more power than expected

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In the six months it’s been in use an experimental bike path that also functions as a giant solar cell has far exceeded expectations – and that has scientists eyeing roadways as possible sources of solar energy to power street lights, traffic systems, and electric cars.   Continue reading… “Solar road is generating more power than expected”

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Volvo cuts turnaround time by 94% using 3D printing

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Stratasys announced an interesting fact:  Since using Stratasys 3D printing technology at its engine production facility in Lyon, France, Volvo Trucks is experiencing dramatically decreased turnaround times of assembly line manufacturing tools with turnaround times having dropped by more than 94%.   Continue reading… “Volvo cuts turnaround time by 94% using 3D printing”

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