Archive for October 18th, 2013

Beijing introduces new rules to curb car use on bad pollution days – NBCNews.com


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Beijing introduces new rules to curb car use on bad pollution days
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BEIJING – With last winter's “Airpocalypse” still fresh in Beijing officials' minds, politicians have introduced new guidelines for dealing with so-called “bad-air” days. The scheme calls for an alternative driving day schedule for cars with even and
Beijing to introduce an odd-even car ban to combat heavy pollutionABC Online
Beijing to impose odd-even car ban to combat serious air pollutionSouth China Morning Post
Beijing to restrict private car use to tackle pollutionBBC News
Herald Sun –Wall Street Journal (blog)
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Anki Drive’s tiny, iPhone-controlled toys are the pace cars for a robot revolution – The Verge


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Anki Drive's tiny, iPhone-controlled toys are the pace cars for a robot revolution
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Anki Drive, which goes on sale October 23rd for $199, combines the old-school appeal of Hot Wheels toy cars with state-of-the-art artificial intelligence. The resulting game is fun, challenging, and full of promise for the future. You have never seen
Anki's Self-Driving Race Car Toys Will Launch On Oct. 23rd — We Go Hands OnTechCrunch
Remember Those Crazy Toy Cars at WWDC? They're Called Anki Drive and TIME
Anki smartphone-controlled robotic cars go on sale October 23Geek
The Next Web –DVICE –Mac Rumors
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Court restores LAPD ban on impounding immigrants’ cars – Los Angeles Times

Court restores LAPD ban on impounding immigrants' cars
Los Angeles Times
The 30-day holds, he has said, unfairly burdened such drivers, who are often poor and feel they have no choice but risk having their cars seized to drive to work or take their children to school. When it was implemented, Beck said he expected the

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Cop cars burned, 40 arrested at Canada fracking protest – USA TODAY


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Cop cars burned, 40 arrested at Canada fracking protest
USA TODAY
Several police cars were torched and at least 40 people arrested Thursday during an anti-fracking protest near native land in Maritime Canada. The violence erupted after the Royal Canadian Mounted Police moved in to arrest demonstrators and remove a 
Anti-fracking protesters torch cop cars in New BrunswickWashington Times
Cop cars set afire, Molotov cocktails tossed at shale gas protest: MountiesGlobalPost
RCMP pepper spray, arrest NB anti-shale gas protesters, police cars set on fireGlobalnews.ca

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Eight of the most anticipated cars of 2014 – CNBC.com


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Eight of the most anticipated cars of 2014
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If there's one thing more tantalizing than a car that comes out this year, it's one that comes out next year. The current model may provide the most cutting-edge technology the industry has to offer, but next year's model dangles just out of reach

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China Hints at Effort to Export Cars to West – New York Times

China Hints at Effort to Export Cars to West
New York Times
In another sign of shifting policy, a senior Chinese Commerce Ministry official said at an auto industry conference here on Thursday that Chinese automakers should prepare for the lowering of steep tariffs on imported cars. That change has never been

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Tomorrow’s Electric Cars Could Store Energy In Their Body Panels – Forbes


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Tomorrow's Electric Cars Could Store Energy In Their Body Panels
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Union research project headed by London's Imperial College. Here, advanced nano-structured batteries and super capacitors are deftly incorporated into carbon fiber panels using an advanced resin; the panels are, in turn, formed to fit around a car
Volvo Shows Body Panels That Could Replace Batteries In Electric CarsMotor Authority
Volvo Develops Structural, Supercapacitor Nanobatteries For Future Electric CarsGreen Car Reports
Volvo consign normal car batteries to the history bookCars UK

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DailyDirt: Smarter Cars On The Way (Not Smarter Drivers) – Techdirt

DailyDirt: Smarter Cars On The Way (Not Smarter Drivers)
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Cars used to be fairly simple mechanical devices that gave drivers the freedom to zip around a city, but now cars are much more technologically advanced gadgets — getting smarter and connecting with all kinds of other things (eg. sensors, phones

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After 6 years, Anki launches slot car game with artificial intelligence – VentureBeat

After 6 years, Anki launches slot car game with artificial intelligence
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You can place two cars down on the track that will start driving around on their own. Then those vehicles will adapt and learn how to compete better. You can then control the game through the iOS app, which enables you to steer the car and fire vehicle 

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Tesla Using AT&T Service in Cars – Bloomberg


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Tesla Using AT&T Service in Cars
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All Tesla cars come equipped with AT&T network chips, which allow two-way connections for services such as roadside assistance and stolen-vehicle location, the Dallas-based carrier said today. The Tesla service also includes Internet access, navigation 
Tesla taps AT&T to bring cellular connection to its carsCNET

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