Fords Inspires US to #FinishStrong

Ford Motor company hopes that soon we will be what we were, “Touching, hugging, loving, living,” with the hastag #FinishStrong. Some highlights in the commercial posted on YouTube include delivery of paper towels and a voice over by Brian Cranston. Ford is instrumental in producing PPE, 20 million face shields, 55 million masks, 50,000 ventilators, …

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NHTSA Proposes Rental Car Adaptations for People with Disabilities + Rear Transporters

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) today proposed a rule to expand mobility for people with disabilities.  This supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking would allow two new modifications for adaptive equipment. “This rule will make it easier for individuals with disabilities to achieve greater mobility and freedom in their lives,” …

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Video Shows Stopping a Red Lights Prevents Crashes

Verra Mobility  – a global leader in smart transportation – released videos of 2020’s worst red-light runners today. The alarming footage shows collisions captured by red-light safety cameras in communities across the country; and in a year filled with distractions, shows that these crashes continue to present a threat, even with fewer people on the …

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Hands-Free Mobile Robot Charging V2X from Volkswagen

Volkswagen Group Components gives the first glimpse of the prototypes of its mobile charging robot. This is one of the visionary charging concepts that Volkswagen hopes will expand the charging infrastructure over the next few years. Its task: fully autonomous charging of vehicles in restricted parking areas, like underground garages. “A ubiquitous charging infrastructure is, …

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Nuro Permitted by DMV for Fully Driver-Free Commercial Deliveries

Nuro announced that Nuro has become the first company to receive a permit to deploy autonomous vehicles on public streets from the California Department of Motor Vehicles. This permit will allow Nuro’s vehicles to operate commercially on California roads in two counties near Nuro’s headquarters in the Bay Area. Soon Nuro will announce Nuro’s first …

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Less Driving= More Collisions, Speeding and Distracted Driving

Americans have moved around much less during the pandemic — and that includes behind the wheel. Today, new data from Life360, the leading safety and coordination service for families worldwide, reveals that while Americans drove less during the pandemic, they collided and sped more, and were generally more distracted behind the wheel. Life360 compared its …

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Apha Aces Its Coupe?

Alpha Motor Corporation  unveiled the ACE™, a Coupe. The ACE™ Coupe balances versatility, performance, and sustainability on a compact footprint that supports multiple body styles including coupe, sedan, and utility crossover. The ACE™ Coupe is built on a modular vehicle platform that is an extension of Alpha’s much anticipated ICON™ EUV (Electric Utility Vehicle). Both …

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Camping World Supports Lordstown Motors & Electric RVs

Camping World Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CWH) (“Camping World”), the nation’s largest retailer of RVs and related products and services, and Lordstown Motors Corp. (Nasdaq: RIDE) (“Lordstown Motors”), a leader in electric light duty trucks focused on the commercial fleet market, today announced the formation of a relationship to create a national electric vehicle (EV) service …

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