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All Charged up Over EVs

By Hwee Yng Yeo

Earlier this year, Tesla announced it will start selling the Tesla Model 3 in Singapore. This is probably welcome news for electric vehicle (EV) afficionados in this tiny island country, which is famous for its chili crabs and infamous* cost of car ownership.

Port of Long Beach Goes Green With Renewable Natural Gas

Converting biogas to vehicle fuel at the Los Angeles County Sanitation District’s Joint Water Pollution Control Plant

Tetra Tech’s Mike Michels led the team that completed the design-build project for the Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts (LACSD) to convert biogas to fuel near the Port of Long Beach, the second busiest container port in the United States. In this blog he discusses using this project as a model for future conversions of high-quality digester biogas—produced by municipal sewage combined with commercial food waste—to vehicle fuel.

Improving Road Safety With Homologation of Electric Vehicles

By Adeline Lim | Marketing Industry Manager

In the world of connected and portable devices, rechargeable devices are part of our everyday life. From personal devices such as the cell phone, smartwatch, or wireless headset, to home devices such as vacuum cleaners or video game consoles, we need to ensure that they are properly charged with the designated cable and correct power supply to protect the safety of the device and operatable after charging. We certainly do not want our devices to malfunction after charging.

Making Autonomous Vehicles Excellent Defensive Drivers

By Hwee Yng Yeo

Living in a bustling tiny metropolis with mostly aggressive drivers battling rush hour traffic, defensive driving is my default auto-pilot mode behind the steering wheel. As the automotive industry gears up for autonomous driving, I wonder how these self-driving cars will fare versus the human driver. Autonomous vehicles (AVs) will depend on a host of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and vehicle-to-everything (V2X) communication technology to steer their way safely forward.

When It Comes to Tackling Emissions, Home Is Where 'the Smart' Is

by Manish Pant

Over the last year, we’ve spent up to 60% more time at home compared to before the pandemic. That’s not too surprising given that our homes are doubling up as offices, restaurants, gyms, schools and entertainment centres. However, as a result, we’ve seen a massive rise in domestic emissions as well as our energy consumption bills. 

Goodyear Teams up with Electric Mobility Pioneer UFODRIVE

Press Release

COLMAR-BERG, LUXEMBOURG, March 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company today announced a strategic relationship with UFODRIVE, an all-digital, all-electric car rental company, aimed at improving electric vehicle fleet performance.

The companies will together pursue opportunities to integrate their complementary mobility solutions, including Goodyear’s intelligent tire monitoring system and proactive solutions suite and UFODRIVE’s advanced eMobility software as a service platform.

White House Senior Director of Building Emissions to Keynote Living Future 2021 on Earth Day

Biden Administration Leader Joins 15th Annual Event Focused on Inclusion and Unity
Press Release

SEATTLE, March 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Mark Chambers, Senior Director for Building Emissions at the White House Council on Environmental Quality will keynote Living Future 2021 on Earth Day, April 22. His address will focus on the Biden Administration’s agenda for green building and opportunities for partnership with cities and private-sector leaders. 

Simulating Isolation on the Moon: Lunark Mission Accomplished


Back in autumn 2020, space architects and modern-day explorers Sebastian Aristotelis and Karl-Johan Sørensen set out on an intrepid mission to the arctic north of Greenland. As we have written in previous articles, the aim was to road-test their prototype Lunar habitat in one of the harshest, most unforgiving terrains on earth.

5G Open Innovation Lab Expands Global Reach, Market Impact with Third Batch of Fifteen Companies Selected to Participate in the Spring 2021 Program

Firms selected have demonstrated established track records with proven management teams driving development of use cases in markets from connected cars to healthcare
Press Release

SEATTLE, March 18, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The 5G Open Innovation Lab, a global applied innovation ecosystem for corporations, academia and government institutions, today announced the selection of its third batch of companies to participate in the Spring 2021 program which launched this month.  The Lab is supported by its founding and corporate partners which include Amdocs, Dell Technologies, F5, Intel, Microsoft, NASA, T-Mobile and VMware.

Goodyear and Voyomotive Collaborate on Tire Intelligence for Vehicle Efficiency

Press Release

AKRON, Ohio, March 18, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company is collaborating with Voyomotive, a connected car technology company, to pilot tire monitoring solutions for more efficient operation of vehicles in the United States.   


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