Self-driving cars with safety and innovation. Can you have both?

Whenever you innovate you take a risk, calculated risk at that, but a risk none the less.  Regulation serves to protect us, to make us safe, especially in changing times.  However, too much……

How to build an electric car: why every function and feature matters

When you think about how to build an electric car, every function and feature in an electric vehicle needs to be electrified and controlled by software. This even includes something as mundane as the……

Last mile delivery paves for way electrified, autonomous vehicles

The final leg of product transport to urban consumers has become such a complex challenge that it has its own name: the last mile of delivery. Technically, it could be more or less than a mile, but l……

Building an electric car means nothing unless drivers accept them

Building an electric car is part of the biggest transformation the auto industry has experienced in a hundred years. Three trends are driving the transformation:

1. Vehicle electrification……

Future electric cars must focus on battery, architecture development

 
Electric cars are on display in Arizona where Waymo formally launched its self-driving taxi service — thus, the race to create the first genuinely commercially-viable level 4 autonomous veh……

Are electric vehicles the best cars for the environment?

It’s nice to want to be environmentally-friendly. But even the best cars for the environment won’t sell unless they’re economically feasible.
Electric vehicles are gaining support from government……

Electric car engineering needs future-thinking engineers

Electric car engineering will change the entire auto industry, and current and future engineers can prepare for the move toward electrification by becoming the master of many traits.

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How can companies improve electric vehicle battery life?

The electric vehicle battery is getting more advanced, which not only increases range, but will also help decrease costs.

The more affordable and advanced electric car batteries become, th……

Which vehicles are driving vehicle electrification?

Vehicle electrification extends far beyond automobiles. Buses, trucks and even boats will help make electric vehicles mainstream. Some vehicles, such as long distance trucking, will take longer becau……