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    Official: No steering wheels, pedals or horns in cars by 2035, survey says

    At what point does a car cease to be a car and start becoming a people-mover? One survey hints that we're less than two decades away from that eventuality. Whether auto enthusiasts think that's a good thing is another matter altogether. The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, or ...

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    Chevy Volt, cellulosic ethanol named two of the year's biggest losers

    Every year, IEEE Spectrum puts together a list of the best and worst technologies and it turns out that two of 2009's biggest losers are the Chevrolet Volt and cellulosic ethanol. What earned these two a place alongside D-Wave Systems' quantum computers and airport security? Too much hype, too ...

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    The Charge of the Ultra - Capacitors

    Last November's IEEE's Spectrum Magazine edition had a very interesting article by Joel Schindall, associate director of the Laboratory for Electromagnetic and Electronic Systems at MIT, about ultracapacitors and their possible applications in the automotive industry. Schindall is involved ...

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    Plug-in hybrids gunning for support in D.C. tomorrow

    Ride and Drive at last year's EDTA Conference.For a few hours tomorrow (Wednesday), plug-in hybrids will be opened for drivers in Washington, D.C. The rides, available from 8:45 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. to 4:15 p.m., are part of s symposium on PHEVs sponsored by the Institute of Electrical ...


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