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Fisker Automotive and EV Connect partner on electric vehicle charging infrastructure. CEO Jordan Ramer explains why a streamlined, turnkey approach is crucial for EV adoption.
June 22, 2011, 5:38 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
If successful, your car will ultimately interpret what drivers are looking to do. These voice capabilities could understand intent and meaning of words that drivers might say.
June 22, 2011, 3:32 AM PDT | By Larry Dignan
The U.S. Department of Transportation on Thursday announced the availability of $175 million in what it calls “livability grants” intended to help urban, suburban and rural communities...
June 21, 2011, 8:21 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
Raytheon’s four-dimensional walk-in flight simulator promises to use a pilot’s sense of sound and touch — not just sight.
June 21, 2011, 7:36 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
When did cities become so reliant upon state and federal governments for money to operate essential services? SmartPlanet editor Andrew Nusca digs in.
June 21, 2011, 6:55 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
What we’re reading: 3D printing; synthetic biology; odor-eating fabric; Miami urban planning; Stockholm’s green seaport.
June 20, 2011, 1:21 PM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
General Electric releases its 2010 Ecomagination annual report, citing reductions in energy and emissions but missing on water conservation.
June 20, 2011, 8:10 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
For the first time, the top 10 supercomputers in the world operate at a petaflop scale as China continues to move up the high-performance computing charts to chase the U.S.
June 20, 2011, 7:58 AM PDT | By Larry Dignan
Honeywell and Safran, a French aerospace company, said they will launch a joint venture to create an electric taxiing system for airplanes in a move that will save money, fuel and carbon...
June 19, 2011, 7:11 PM PDT | By Larry Dignan
A new generation of haptic feedback technology will allow us to “feel” goods in an online store and respond to alerts in our cars and on our tablet computers.
June 17, 2011, 8:14 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca