Car-sharing services including car2go help improve accessibility on campus — and off
“Safer, more accessible driving. Less congested, less polluted roads. That’s what harnessing technology for good can look like,” Obama wrote. But he added: “We have to get it right. Americans deserve to know they’ll be safe today even as we develop and deploy the technologies of tomorrow.”
AAA says it’s just money out the tailpipe — lots of it. In a national survey on gasoline use, AAA said 16.5 million U.S. drivers spent $2.1 billion they didn’t need to in the past year on premium gasoline.
“We have tried repeatedly to work with our customer to investigate the cause of the crash, but he has not provided us with any additional information that would allow us to do so,” it said.
Ford says profit from its core automotive business will improve every year between now and 2018.
“They want to raise the technical capabilities of the sector and for that they want better-quality players to enter the sector,” said Namrita Chow, an analyst with IHS Automotive.
The change is expected to win Senate approval Wednesday and likely reach Gov. Rick Snyder’s desk within months.
Here are new or significantly refreshed cars and trucks coming in the 2017 model year, by brand:
“It’s critical,” said Sean DeGennaro, a vehicle harmony engineer at Ford Motor Co. in Dearborn, Michigan. “If we get it wrong, you don’t know that you have low tire pressure, you don’t know that you’re low on fuel, and all of a sudden you’re stuck on the side of the road.”
“We’re losing 35,000 people every year (to traffic crashes),” said Harry Lightsey, a General Motors lobbyist. “This technology has the power to dramatically reduce that. To me, the ability of somebody to download movies or search the internet or whatever should be secondary to that.”