Tesla Wins Wind-Tunnel Wars, State of the Alt. Fuel Industry & Google Self Driving Cars

Blog - Look, Ma, No hands: Google to Test 200 Self-Driving Cars

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Blog - Aerodynamic Tesla Model S Electric Car Wins The Wind-Tunnel WarsAerodynamic Tesla Model S Electric Car Wins The Wind-Tunnel Wars

Aerodynamics are a vital component of automotive efficiency. The more air you have to push out of the way to reach or maintain a certain speed, the more energy you’re using. And the more energy you use, the less efficient your journey will be. Tesla Model S owners don’t need aero numbers to confirm their car’s efficiency, but it doesn’t hurt–and Tesla Motors is rightly celebrating a recent Car and Driver test that puts its electric sedan at the….

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Blog - State of the Alternative-Fuel IndustryState of the Alternative-Fuel Industry

Whether you have a fleet of 500 vehicles or five, reports, research, and the touted results from utilizing alternative-fueled vehicles has probably made its way onto a fleet manager’s radar in some form or another. Here is an overview of the current state of alternative fuels and their status in the fleet industry. Biodiesel’s physical properties are similar to those of petroleum diesel, but is a cleaner-burning alternative. Using biodiesel in place of….

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Blog - Look, Ma, No hands: Google to Test 200 Self-Driving CarsLook, Ma, No hands: Google to Test 200 Self-Driving Cars

General Motors. Toyota. Google? One of the world’s largest technology companies is getting into the car business — and hoping to turn drivers into passengers. The tech giant announced on its blog Tuesday that it plans to test about 200 of its own two-seat self-driving cars. “We’ve been working toward the goal of vehicles that can shoulder the entire burden of driving,” the company wrote. “They will take you where you want to go at the push of a ….

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