Anti-Tesla laws In AZ, MI, NJ, and TX nominated for 'Luddite Award'

Christian Science Monitor
It is clear that these state laws are designed to protect franchise dealers at the expense [of] innovation and competition.

The Economic and Social Impacts of Self-Driving Cars

January 27, 2015
Stephen Ezell discussed the future of self-driving vehicles on “The Think Tank” with Garland Robinette on WWL-Radio New Orleans.

Stephen Ezell discussed the future of self-driving vehicles on “The Think Tank” with Garland Robinette on WWL-Radio New Orleans.

California High-speed Rail: Why Big-vision Projects Struggle Today

Christian Science Monitor
“There is much more competition for money these days, which makes it much harder to approve really big projects,” says Robert Atkinson.

Texas, New Jersey Mocked As Luddites for Banning Tesla Sales

Huffington Post
“The fact that you've got states that are taking this active stance to prevent people from buying this green, clean car seems pretty outrageous," says Robert Atkinson.

Michigan Gets Luddite Award for Blocking Tesla Sales

Detroit Free Press
ITIF ‘honors” state following passage of law ensuring Tesla can’t open stores in Michigan.

Connected cars are expected to grow into a $131 billion market by 2019.

Connected cars—those that can interact with the surrounding transportation infrastructure as well as with other vehicles—and the technologies underpinning them could become the next technology juggernaut. More than 2 million automobiles already have such connectivity features, and these intelligent, connected vehicles are poised to deliver even more significant safety, personal mobility, environmental, productivity, efficiency, and economic benefits in the near future. Read more »

What Does the Pirker Ruling Mean for the FAA and Drones?

The FAA should expedite its commercial drone ruling to invite public comment, making the process open and transparent for everyone,” says Alan McQuinn.

The Coming Transportation Revolution

October 17, 2014
| Reports

The Internet of Things, cloud computing and improved sensor technology have created a new paradigm in transportation development that will allow for the creation of truly connected and ultimately autonomous vehicles. These technologies will improve safety, increase efficiency on America's roadways and eventually save billions in accident costs and lost productivity.

Tesla’s Model D Doesn’t Bring EVs to the Masses, But It Makes a Luxury Vehicle More Luxurious

Greentech Media
It makes sense for Tesla to pursue autonomous features, because they can incrementally increase efficiency, allowing for extended vehicle range, says Matthew Stepp.
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