Weekend of Fresh Zealand Beauty Completes in Tragedy, BU Today, Boston University

BU Today Three students die in road accident Evan White (CAS’13) (front row, from left), Daniela Lekhno (SMG’13), Samantha Sergent, and Dustin Holstein (SMG’13); (back row, from left) Adrian Nardella, Adriel Klein, Hayley Ross (SMG’13), and Sam Bernard. Photos courtesy of Dustin Holstein (SMG’13) From the lake town of Taupo, Fresh Zealand, elevation 1,168 feet, the road to Tongariro Crossing…

Volvo to phase out all non-electric car models within two years – Portland Press Herald

Volvo to phase out all non-electric car models within two years The carmaker has a sales target of one million electrified cars by 2025, with a range of models, including fully electrified vehicles and hybrids. HELSINKI — Volvo plans to build only electrical and hybrid vehicles beginning in 2019, making it the very first major automaker to abandon cars and…

Vauxhall Onstar Helps Put Car Thief Behind Bars

Vauxhall Onstar Helps Put Car Thief Behind Bars The last generation Astra, produced by Opel and branded as Vauxhall in the United Kingdom, was the very first model from the company to receive the OnStar technology. It provides customers with a diversity of services, including remote vehicle diagnostics, directions, and emergency assistance in the event of a crash. Evidently, it…

Updated: Autonomous driving levels zero to Five: Understanding the differences

Updated: Autonomous driving levels zero to Five: Understanding the differences The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration adopted the Society of Automotive Engineers’ levels for automated driving systems, ranging from accomplish driver control to utter autonomy. By Hope Reese | January 20, 2016, Ten:47 AM PST Inbetween Tesla’s announcement that every car in production will now have the capability for utter…

UPDATE, Deadly I-20 crash victim upgraded to fair condition

UPDATE | Deadly I-20 crash victim upgraded to fair condition Monday, May 22, 2017 COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) — A man injured after a crash on I-20 in Columbia County has been upgraded to fair condition. Calvin Hall was at Augusta University in critical condition after a crash at mile 188. Hall’s wifey, Victoria Reeder Hall, died after the crash.…

UPDATE: CHP Investigates Fatal Crash on I-680 in Martinez —claycord

UPDATE: CHP Investigates Fatal Crash on I-680 in Martinez The California Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash on northbound Interstate Highway six hundred eighty in Martinez this morning. A vehicle overturned several times shortly before seven a.m. just south of Pacheco Boulevard, the CHP said. The CHP confirmed at about 7:30 a.m. that at least one person was killed…

UPDATE 2-Electric cars win? Britain to ban fresh petrol and diesel cars from 2040

UPDATE 2-Electric cars win? Britain to ban fresh petrol and diesel cars from 2040 * Britain says long goodbye to internal combustion engine * Electrified cars win on air pollution concerns * Proposed ban goes after similar French announcement * Diesel cars blamed for poor air quality, respiratory disease * GRAPHIC: Electrical vehicles on the rise http://tmsnrt.rs/2eNwQoZ (Adds detail, background)…

UK to ban fresh petrol and diesel cars from 2040

UK to ban fresh petrol and diesel cars from two thousand forty Britain will ban the sale of fresh petrol and diesel-powered cars from two thousand forty as part of a plan to get them off the roads altogether ten years later, UK Environment Minister Michael Gove confirmed this afternoon. It is part of a plan to clean up air…

UAE – s very first electrical vehicle road excursion unveils nine fresh charging stations – Emirates 24, 7

UAE’s very first electrified vehicle road journey unveils nine fresh charging stations The very first Emirates Electrified Vehicle Road Journey (EEVRT) concluded at The Sustainable City in Dubai last week, successfully opening nine fresh charging stations in the UAE and further driving electrical vehicle adoption in the country. The fresh, free-to-use electrified vehicle charging stations, supplied by ENGIE, were opened…

Two Killed In KOMO-TV Seattle Helicopter Crash, NPPA

Two Killed In KOMO-TV Seattle Helicopter Crash By Donald R. Winslow SEATTLE, WA (March Legitimate, 2014) – A pilot and a photographer were killed this morning when a helicopter operated by KOMO-TV crashed at Fisher Plaza in downtown Seattle, just south of the Space Needle, while taking off from the station’s rooftop helipad. The photographer was identified as Bill Strothman,…