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Tesla now gathers, shares video data from its vehicles

Published: May 8, 2017

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Filed under: Green , Tesla , Green Automakers , Emerging Technologies , Technology , Autonomous , Electric Tesla’s asking for permission first, promising privacy, and allowing owners to opt out at any time. Continue reading Tesla now gathers, shares video data from its vehicles Tesla now gathers, shares video data from its vehicles originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 08 May 2017 18:50:00 EDT


EPA report says fuel-economy gains stalled in 2014

Published: December 17, 2015

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Filed under: Government/Legal , Green , Fuel Efficiency Fuel economy and emissions levels for the nation’s automakers showed no improvement year over year, according to the latest numbers released by the Environmental Protection Agency. But that doesn’t mean manufacturer’s are doing a bad job


Ford gathering data to improve how bikes and car interact

Published: July 7, 2015

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Filed under: Green , Ford , Driving , Bikes Ford is hoping data will make the difference in its quest to create a city friendly to both cars and bikes with what it calls a “mobility experiment” known as Info Cycle. Continue reading Ford gathering data to improve how bikes and car interact Ford gathering data to improve how bikes and car interact originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 07 Jul 2015 16:31:00 EST


Report: Turns out Millennials like driving about as much as their ’80s counterparts

Published: December 11, 2014

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Filed under: Car Buying , Etc. Over the past few years, it has become generally accepted wisdom that the Millennial generation cares less about cars and drives less than the generations of Americans that came before them


This is why Tesla doesn’t release monthly sales numbers

Published: November 7, 2014

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Tesla Motors While most automakers that sell vehicles in the US release a flurry of numbers at the beginning of every month to tell us how many cars and trucks they’ve sold, Tesla Motors has resisted following the herd. This can be frustrating for those of us who like to look at some cold, hard numbers, but CEO Elon Musk has a good explanation for why he won’t play the sales figures game


Read This: With EVs, being connected means helping drivers and automakers

Published: October 19, 2013

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Ford , Nissan , Tesla Motors It’s a dang shame that the Pontiac Firebird used in the 1980s TV show “Knight Rider” wasn’t electric. Otherwise, that creepy voice would’ve had a lot more to tell the Hasslehoff. Plug-in vehicle makers like Nissan , Ford and Tesla are equipping their car with top-of-the-line data-collection technology in addition to their advanced electric-drive powertrain systems, the BBC reports.


Report: Your car’s ‘big data’ is worth $1,400 a year

Published: August 6, 2013

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Filed under: Safety , Technology , Earnings/Financials , Infotainment Connected cars are slowly but surely becoming more commonplace, mirroring the smartphone takeover of the mobile communications market, albeit at a much slower pace.


Volt Stats! lets owners share their data and compete

Published: March 28, 2012

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Chevrolet , USA Ever wonder what kind of real-world mileage Chevy Volt owners actually achieve? We know Motor Trend got 127 MPG when they tested it and Jay Leno – auto enthusiast, Volt driver, and apparently, some sort of late-night talk show host – famously used less than half a tank during his first 11,000 miles . But how does that compare with other owners


LA, China team up for plug-in car data sharing

Published: April 17, 2011

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , China , USA At the beginning of this year, Los Angeles and Shanghai became part of an electric vehicle data sharing agreement between the U.S. Department of Energy and China’s Ministry of Science and Technology. The information to be shared is related to electric vehicle (EV) usage such as where drivers take their vehicles and what their charging patterns are