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  • The Pros And Cons Of Solar Power

    The power of the sun is what makes life on Earth possible. Efforts to harness solar energy in concentrated form have long been a human pursuit. Solar technology has existed since the 19th century and has received substantial government support since at least the 1970s. Despite these efforts, solar power comprises less than 1% of U.S. electricity generation (History of Solar Power, para.1, 2016). There have been many applications besides bulk power generation, and the solar-powered vehicle is one of them. The first solar vehicle that a person could drive was demonstrated to the public in 1962 by the International Rectifier Company, and in 1977 the Bluebird car ran without a battery on solar-cells only. Since then there have been many great advances…

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  • Roadways Of The Future Essay

    Smart roads and smart cars will be able to decrease the rate of accidents with programs that will collect information given off by the smart car and smart road and use it to create safety alerts and warnings. A program that is being developed with this kind of purpose is called IntelliDrive. Intellidrive is going “to create interoperable connectivity among vehicles, infrastructure, and passengers’ wireless devices” (Row). Intellidrive will be able to create an interconnection between both the…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Driverless Vehicles

    Developers of driverless cars tend to be public companies such as Google and Tesla. Consider such possibilities that these autonomous vehicle companies be bought or influenced by such commercial giants that they get paid to blacklist certain locations of competitors. Even worse still is the idea that they could force larger payments for transportation to certain public places. Radically authoritarian governments could also manipulate their destinations as a means of control, like as if they were…

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  • Driverless Cars Research Paper

    Cars”). Another way it can be safer is for the environment as there should be a dramatic hybrid change and the ride sharing industry will become the next big thing (Maney). For these reasons, driverless vehicles should be allowed on roads, less accidents will occur, they are hybrid which…

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  • The Role Of Externalities In Economics

    A policy or program may either be a Pareto improvement, or it is not (Chou & Talmain, 1996). Protecting the automobile industry from cheap foreign imports by imposing quotas on the number of imported cars is a Pareto improvement. This is because having high quality cars will benefit many and help to ensure the vehicle safety of individuals. Reducing cheap foreign imports would have a positive impact on reducing externalities involving vehicles and roads. Increasing Social Security benefits,…

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  • Electric Vehicles: A Summary

    approximately a third of vehicles on the road in the early 1900s. They quickly faded from roadways however, due to advances in the internal combustion engine. These Electric vehicles would not begin to return to prominence until the 1990s. The first widely successful electric vehicle in the era of modern automobiles would be the Tesla Roadster, which began development in 2004 and was first seen on the road in 2008. A plethora of other electric vehicles would soon follow along with many…

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  • Tesla Case Study

    The goal of Tesla was and still is to create affordable electric vehicles to the mass market. The initial goal was to start with a premium sports car for early adopters which would then help to finance the company’s sedans and compacts. Today, Tesla has established itself as a market leader in the development and innovation of the electric car. Tesla believes that their strategy will allow them to “gain market share, gain brand awareness, generate brand loyalty and earn profits through new…

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  • VANET Essay

    SECURE AND EFFICIENT PRIORITY BASED PROTOCOL FOR VANETs ABSTRACT: Vehicular specially appointed system (VANET) is an imperative segment of Intelligent Transportation System. The fundamental favorable position of vehicular specially appointed system (VANET) correspondence is found in dynamic wellbeing frameworks that expansion security by trading alerted messages between vehicles. In this paper, we propose the stream of bundles which is controlled by characterizing the parcels into classes in…

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  • A Case Study: Uber Technologies Inc.

    American worldwide company, based in San Francisco, California. Established in 2009, by Garrett Camp and Travis Kalanick. The Company was initially founded as UberCab. Now, the service available in over 66 countries and 507 cities worldwide. (Uber, 2008). How it is work : (Software) Uber have application through the smartphone platform, which allows the customer to submit a trip request to drivers their work in. Uber drivers who receive the request will be the nearest one of the customer. It…

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  • Riding A Bike Vs Driving A Car Essay

    Ease of use, speed, learning process. The first aspect we will be going over is the learning process for each “vehicle”. For your driver’s license you are required to take a semester long course learning all about the car and how to drive it. It can be annoying to a person who has time restraints. For the bike all you need is the bike a couple hours and a dad to help you. In this aspect the bike is far more superior than the car. With…

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