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Tesla unveils safer and cleaner electric trucks!

Tesla unveils safer and cleaner electric trucks!
Photo Credit Tesla Reposted from November 2017 by Coordinator Tesla is once again pushing U.S. industry into the future in a country where 50-year-old design and technology exist on virtually all U.S. trucks on our roadways! Dirty and inefficient diesel fueled vehicles spewing deadly fumes even from school buses! High-particulate pollution in a country with an epidemic of childhood asthma! Increasing pedestrian and bicyclist deaths from truck cabins designed to ensure poor visibility! Truck front ends shaped to ensure maximum killing power! We do not know enough about the Tesla designs and their complete safety systems. We hope that Tesla...

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RAND: Introducing Autonomous Vehicles Sooner Could Save Hundreds of Thousands of Lives Over Time

RAND: Introducing Autonomous Vehicles Sooner Could Save Hundreds of Thousands of Lives Over Time
Reposted from November 26, 2017 by Coordinator   FOR RELEASE Tuesday November 7, 2017   Autonomous vehicles should only have to be moderately better than human drivers before being widely used in the United States, an approach that could save thousands of lives annually even before the technology is perfected, according to a new RAND Corporation report. Allowing wide use of autonomous vehicles when they are just 10 percent better than current American drivers could prevent thousands of road fatalities over the next 15 years and possibly hundreds of thousands of fatalities over 30 years, researchers found, compared to waiting until...

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Video media on Youtube about self-driving trucks

Video media on Youtube about self-driving trucks
Uber OTTO autonomous driving truck by Steve Jurvetson at Flickr and commons.wikimedia.org under license cc-by-2.0 Self-driving trucks are here on our roadways now. Here are some links to video media on Youtube about some of the companies but not all involved in autonomous truck manufacture and use. The Tesla video explains some of the electric and other advantages with new technology for trucks. We will need to watch for new advances in computer and AI technology to understand how rapidly self-driving vehicles are advancing. Road to vehicle and vehicle to vehicle communication will greatly enhance the safety of autonomous vehicles....

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