Reactions to alerts from collision avoidance systems, which are rarely tested in open road scenarios, fall into four categories, researchers say.
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Swapping out a gas-powered Uber or Lyft vehicle with an electric car cuts emissions three times more than when an individual driver makes that switch, research finds.
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AI for self-driving cars may need fixes to deal with ethical gaps. Namely, what happens if people triy to use an automated vehicle to do something bad?
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New research uses machine learning to gauge people's views on the available charging stations for electric vehicles.
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A move from public transportation to single-rider cars due to COVID-19 may create a new boom in traffic. See how your city could fare with a new tool.
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The specifc wording of news reports about car crashes can shift perceptions about what happened and who's to blame for the accident.
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Certain types of urban planning, with plenty of public transportation and low speed blocks, are best for reducing road injuries.
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"Kids are more susceptible to air pollution than adults, yet they're breathing in bus fumes twice a day, every school day."
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A new battery could lead to super fast charging for electric cars. It would take just 10 minutes for a range of 200 to 300 miles.
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People who ride off-road vehicles like dirt bikes and ATVs on city streets crash just as much as motorcyclists do, researchers say.
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