Ford Motor Company is showing off new technology in Louisville that allows cars to communicate with each other. The technology would help prevent some 80 percent of all light-vehicle crashes, according to a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration report. Ford demonstrated its research project in the parking lot at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. The cars… Continue reading Ford Motors Unveils Accident Prevention Technology
An updated analysis of data from the mid 1990s has revealed that people with lower levels of education and in low income households are at greater risk from fine particulate – or soot—pollution.
Backers of a proposed lithium-ion battery manufacturing plant slated to be built in Glendale, Kentucky are hoping the U.S. Department of Energy will approve the application for funding they’ve just submitted. If granted, those funds could result in the nation’s first large-scale vehicle battery plant. But getting the funding is only clearing the first hurdle.
Whichever image comes to mind, you have to hand it to the adventurous–and slightly nutty–competitors in the Escape from Berkeley race. Competitors race from Berkeley to Las Vegas (about a 600 mile drive) in a vehicle that runs on anything but petroleum-based fuels.
Several counties are usually under orders to use only RFG because of their smog problems. But RFG is in short supply. So through the end of September, gas suppliers in those areas can look to more readily available fuels.