Motor drive software reduces energy consumption

February 15, 2013 by  
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A new green technology developed by AC Kinetics, Inc.  can help eliminate as much as 26 million tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) annually while also reducing electricity usage by about 104 billion KwH.

Ford plans personal mobility research lab in Silicon Valley

January 6, 2012 by  
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Ford announced plans to open its first dedicated research lab in Silicon Valley in the first quarter of 2012.

MIT research project helps drivers avoid waiting at lights

August 25, 2011 by  
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Increasing fuel efficiency with a smartphone–A network of dashboard-mounted phones can collect data on traffic lights and tell drivers how to avoid inefficient stopping and starting.

Where previous experimental traffic-light advisory systems used GPS data or data from traffic sensors, SignalGuru uses visual data from cellphone cameras. Graphic: Christine Daniloff