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Mercedes-Benz delivers integration of the Google Assistant

Mercedes-Benz delivers integration of the Google Assistant

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --Mercedes-Benz today announced the integration of the Google Assistant on Google Home. Google Home, a voice-activated personal assistant, makes it possible to...
Autonomous Swarmboats

Autonomous Swarmboats: New missions, safe harbors

Autonomous unmanned swarming boats were put through their paces in a recent demonstration in the lower Chesapeake Bay--with results that show dramatic new possibilities...
Alternative fuel cell technology reduces cost

It’s basic: Alternative fuel cell technology reduces cost

The pathway to zero-emission vehicles has taken two forks, one toward battery electric cars like the Tesla and the other toward fuel-cell-powered automobiles like...
road rage

Nearly 80% of drivers express significant anger, aggression or road rage

Nearly 80% of drivers expressed significant anger, aggression or road rage behind the wheel at least once in the past year, according to a...
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Taking back control of an autonomous car affects human steering behavior

There you are, cruising down the freeway, listening to some tunes and enjoying the view as your autonomous car zips and swerves through traffic. Then...
Plug-in electric vehicles

Plug-in electric vehicles: A consumer wish list

A national survey of consumer attitudes towards plug-in electric vehicles suggests that people would prefer control to convenience in many charging scenarios, and also...
Remote and autonomous ships

Rolls-Royce and VTT form a strategic partnership to develop smart ships

Rolls-Royce and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd have announced a strategic partnership to design, test and validate the first generation of remote...
electric cars

Battery cars a better choice for reducing emissions than fuel cells, Stanford study finds

Many communities would be better off investing in electric vehicles that run on batteries instead of hydrogen fuel cells, in part because the hydrogen...
Who loses when car prices are negotiated

Who loses when car prices are negotiated?

A new car is a big expense for anyone -- but it will cost some people more than others, even at the same dealership. A...
energy storage material electric vehicles

Scientists develop ‘ideal’ energy storage material for electric vehicles

The energy-storage goal of a polymer dielectric material with high energy density, high power density and excellent charge-discharge efficiency for electric and hybrid vehicle...

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In a recent study from Wake Forest University, researchers found that weight training is more effective than cardio for older people. It is known that...
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With the help of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, a German-led group of astronomers have observed the intriguing characteristics of an unusual type of...