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Virginia emerging as the South’s offshore wind giant

By Michelle Froese Over 250 local businesses and offshore wind experts met today to discuss Virginia’s emerging role in the U.S. offshore wind industry, positioning it as the South’s first offshore wind giant. The Business Network for Offshore Wind, along with the Sierra Club Virginia Chapter, served as hosts for the Virginia Offshore Wind Executive…

Smart Materials Replace Components in a Box:Billion Dollar Opportunity

It is a technological megatrend providing billion dollar business opportunities. The unique new IDTechEx Research report “Smart Materials as Structural Electronics and Electrics 2019-2029” explains how structural materials can be electronically, electrically, mechanically, magnetically and optically smart nowadays. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

World’s largest deal for driverless grocery deliveries

The agreement, which will see udelv supply supermarkets like Uptown Grocery, Buy For Less, Buy For Less Super Mercado and Smart Saver with an initial 10 customized cargo vans to service online deliveries in the OKC metro area, is the largest ADV deal in the world to date. Read Full Article Here For more great…

Physicists train robotic gliders to soar like birds

Scientists know that upward currents of warm air assist birds in flight. To understand how birds find and navigate these thermal plumes, researchers used reinforcement learning to train gliders to autonomously navigate atmospheric thermals. The research highlights the role of vertical wind accelerations and roll-wise torques as viable biological cues for soaring birds. The findings…

All-electric Mercedes-Benz truck for heavy-duty distribution

Mercedes-Benz Trucks is starting practical trials for its all-electric heavy-duty eActros truck. The retail and logistics service provider Hermes is the first of 20 customers in different sectors who will integrate the electric truck into their fleets. Each customer will use a near-series 18 or 25-tonner in their normal operations for one year to test…

Audi launches electrification offensive

Audi strives to take electric mobility to the next level and plans to offer more than 20 electrified models by 2025 – some will be plug-in-hybrids – more than half will be fully-electric. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

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