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Cristiano Amon at IAA Mobility 2021: How 5G Is Driving Connected Automotive Intelligence

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Digital transformation is sweeping across all major industries and markets, including automotive and transportation.

The car is evolving, driven by an immense demand for efficiency, safety, new experiences, and services powered by greater intelligence and connectivity. Digital platforms are moving us into a new era of connected transportation, and Qualcomm Technologies’ breakthrough inventions are helping transform vehicles as we know them.

Intelligent Transport Systems Enable the Decarbonization of Road Transportation

A whole-system approach to achieve net zero ambitions
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Our planet is warming at its fastest pace in history. Securing a world that can support life now and for future generations requires all countries to tackle the urgent global climate change challenge. Immediate and continuous action to nurture planetary health will also improve livelihoods and communities. Reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions demands decarbonization efforts across all sectors.

The Ray Performs a Fleet Electrification Study, Using Geotab Provided Data to Plan for Electric Freight

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The Ray, a nonprofit testbed for sustainable transportation, announces a fleet electrification study to analyze the movement patterns of medium and heavy-duty freight vehicles on select American interstates and highways. Using data provided by Geotab Inc., a global leader in IoT and connected transportation, The Ray will be able to determine the optimal locations and design for electric vehicle (EV) charging stations and help make EVs more accessible.

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The Ray, a nonprofit testbed for sustainable transportation, announces a fleet electrification study to analyze the movement patterns of medium and heavy-duty freight vehicles on select American interstates and highways. Using data provided by Geotab Inc., a global leader in IoT and connected transportation, The Ray will be able to determine the optimal locations and design for electric vehicle (EV) charging stations and help make EVs more accessible.

Survey Finds That Access to Specific Zero Emission Vehicle Models Is More Important Than Brand Loyalty for Major Companies and Fleet Operators

Corporate Electric Vehicle Alliance Members plan to buy more than 375,000 new electric cars and trucks through 2026
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October 4, 2021 /3BL Media/ - A major alliance of large companies is calling on U.S. auto and truck manufacturers to produce new and more diverse zero emission vehicle models and to support the deployment of critical charging infrastructure and to actively collaborate to improve interoperability between vehicle brands and charging networks.

How Electrified, Equitable Mobility Can Transform US Cities

By Phil Jonat via GreenBiz
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The transportation sector drives nearly a quarter of carbon emissions globally, so there is a clear need to decarbonize transportation. Electric vehicles (EVs) are a leading choice. While next-generation electric cars and long-haul trucks have generated considerable fanfare, electric transit buses far outnumber electric trucks and are a largely overlooked — but more accessible — option. 

Making Transportation Systems Safer and More Sustainable With Connectivity

Connectivity will make transportation systems safer and more sustainable as Anne-Lise Thieblemont of Qualcomm outlines
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By 2050, the Earth’s population is expected to increase from seven to 10 billion people, quadrupling economic activity and creating increased demand for energy and natural resources. This new economy is projected to use 80% more energy than today. Reducing energy waste and pollution will be essential for combatting the social, economic, and environmental impacts of climate change. Qualcomm Technologies believes digital technology is a critical lever for helping to address this global energy challenge.

Connecticut Business, Public Health, and Environmental Advocates Make the Case for Joining the Transportation and Climate Initiative

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August 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Connecticut advocates and businesses spotlighted their support for the Transportation & Climate Initiative Program (TCI-P) at a virtual gathering today, urging state lawmakers to support legislation that will formalize the state’s participation in the groundbreaking program. 

USTMA, The Ray and University of Missouri Release Findings on Benefits of Rubber Modified Asphalt and Call for Additional Research

Rubber modified asphalt is a proven circular solution for scrap tires that provides cost savings, extends pavement life and reduces noise; more research needed to close data gaps
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The U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA), in partnership with the University of Missouri and The Ray, a nonprofit proving ground for sustainable transportation technologies, have published a state of knowledge report that assessed existing research on the economic, performance and environmental benefits of using ground tire rubber (GTR) in asphalt.

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The U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA), in partnership with the University of Missouri and The Ray, a nonprofit proving ground for sustainable transportation technologies, have published a state of knowledge report that assessed existing research on the economic, performance and environmental benefits of using ground tire rubber (GTR) in asphalt.

Inspiring Students to Tackle Transportation's Biggest Challenges

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To continue to drive innovation in the transportation industry, it’s essential to foster a strong, diverse workforce that is prepared to tackle significant challenges.

Hydrogen Could Be America's Energy Future

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by Nicholaus Rohleder for Climate and Capital Media 

Clean burning hydrogen fuel is finally coming into its own, and it could shape the future of U.S. energy.

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