Why Your Next Set of Tires May be Made from Weeds

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Why Your Next Set of Tires May be Made from Weeds
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When it comes to the auto industry, oil isn’t the only thing imported from foreign countries and subject to supply issues and price spikes. The same is true of the rubber in your car’s tires, though a solution could lie in a simple, resilient weed that grows freely across the American southwest. Continue Reading...

Self-driving cars by 2020, Former GM Exec Says

Self-driving cars by 2020, Former GM Exec Says
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Self-driving cars aren’t new, but if electric vehicles’ slow adoption rates among U.S. consumers are any measure of new technology acceptance then autonomous cars can’t be close at hand, or can they? According to a speech given by Larry Burns, former General Motors research and development head, we can expect such technology by 2020. Unless… Continue Reading...

Acura NSX To Be Developed and Assembled In Marysville, Ohio

Acura NSX To Be Developed and Assembled In Marysville, Ohio
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Lamborghinis, Ferraris, Maseratis, they all have distinct exhaust notes that turn heads from Hoboken, New Jersey to Hollywood, California. They still ain’t got nothing on the rare and raspy resonation that marks an Acura NSX. Where an ultra-expensive Italian car says status, the NSX spits true tuner taste— especially because they aren’t in production. That’s… Continue Reading...

MIT Algorithm Can Predict Red Light Runners

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MIT Algorithm Can Predict Red Light Runners
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Statistics gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reveal that 700 of 7,000 traffic related fatalities in 2008 were caused by drivers that failed to stop at red traffic lights. What’s more, the red light offenders and the victims involved in the accident (whether passengers, pedestrians, or the driver of the other vehicle) share… Continue Reading...

Renault-Nissan Open Silicon Valley Research Office

Renault-Nissan Open Silicon Valley Research Office
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In an official press release, the Renault-Nissan Alliance stated that the office will “build staff organically,” to focus on specific projects and business developments as they emerge.” Continue Reading...