Volvo Vera, the New Trucker

It wasn’t long ago that Volvo first teased the Vera. Finally, the Volvo Vera, the sports car looking heavy hauler has arrived. The Volvo Vera has received it’s first first assignment, taking a role moving goods from a logistics center to a port terminal in Gothenburg, Sweden. Vera is Volvo’s first electric vehicle (EV) capable…

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The Autonomous Future of Florida has arrived.

Florida has become the 30th state to adopt laws and regulations for full autonomous vehicle operation, also known as level 5 autonomy. On June 13, 2019, Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis signed House Bill 311 to officially allow self-driving cars to operate on Florida roads without humans present. The new law will take effect July 1,…

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Public opinion: Autonomous Cars vs Commercial Airlines

The public is just about split right now on travel preference. In a recent survey, researchers found that for travel less than 11 hours, the majority of people would prefer an autonomous car to a commercial flight. The common reasons provided being: a lack of comfort or space on an airplane, long lines, long security…

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Hillwood, Uber, Deloitte and Alliance Airport are bringing Autonomous Sky Taxis to Dallas-Fort Worth

Beginning 2020, Uber and many other partner companies at AllianceTexas will start testing autonomous aircraft in Dallas-Fort Worth. The goal of the projects will be to innovate, collaborate, gain FAA approval and launch their initial services in Dallas-Fort Worth. The Autonomous flying taxis services are expected to create a multi-billion dollar industry and revolutionize they…

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Tesla is on track to crush Ford

Comparing Apples to Apples, Here is solid proof that EV is Winning. In 2013, Ford sold 2.49 million units. (source: Ford) In 2013, Tesla sold 22K units. (source: autonews.com) In 2018, Ford sold 2.39 million units (source: Ford Authority) In 2018, Tesla sold 200K units (source: cleantchnica) While there is still a large gap between…

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Why you should use URL masking

Managing URLs can become difficult when dealing with large volumes of documents spanning many versions. Add in the complexity of managing time, market groups and the management of your content channels increases dramatically. We can see this in the case that your client uses a proprietary document with a direct link you have provided. Now,…

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When should one use nullable types in c#?

In the .Net framework there are two data types: value type and reference types. A string is a reference type, it can be assigned with a null value. A reference type is a reference to a location in memory. Examples of built in reference types in C# are: object, dynamic, and string. These are value types: bool byte…

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Clean AI powered ships are replacing diesels

Every year, approximately 23,000 diesel trucks transport goods throughout Netherlands and Belgium. While both Netherlands and Belgium have a vast number inland canals, most goods end up on the backs of internal combustion engine trucks on roads, this is changing. Next summer, a new transport will begin its work. Initially, the transport will have a…

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