Cars of the Future

Annual Report 2018

This year, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 114 influencers like WIRED and Thomas Bamonte, discussing hashtags such as #CES2018 , #Electric and #transportation.
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On Feb 12, 2018
@transportgooru shared
RT @IEA: Renewables account for 26% of electricity consumption of electric vehicles today. This is set to rise to 30% by 2022

Renewables 2017

Explore key findings from the IEA's market report on renewables

On Jun 13, 2018
@TomBamonte shared
Ford-Backed Driverless-Car Startup Argo AI Lures Talent From Uber, Apple -

Ford-Backed Driverless-Car Startup Argo AI Lures Talent From Uber, Apple

Ford‘s unusual $1 billion bet on the tiny Argo AI was aimed at recruiting top talent for its driverless-car program with a potentially lucrative perk it couldn’t otherwise provide: an ...

On Apr 5, 2018
@olivercameron shared
RT @artgillespie: If you've been putting off learning AI because you didn't know where to start (Linear Algebra! Python! Jupyter! Tensorflow! Keras!) This great introductory Nanodegree may be of some interest:

AI Programming with Python Nanodegree Program: What You’ll Learn

Enrollment is now open for our AI Programming with Python Nanodegree program! Enroll by 4/3/18, and get a $100 tuition discount!

On Apr 10, 2018
@WIRED shared
It can feel like roads are getting worse, but fancy new suspension systems could make car rides a lot smoother:

Fancy New Suspension Could Make Car Rides a Lot Smoother

It works sort of like noise-cancelling headphones, eliminating bumps with movement in the opposite direction.

On Apr 5, 2018
@PopSci shared
A realistic guide to the current crop of tech rumors
On Jan 31, 2018
@kassieperlongo shared
RT @futurecitiescat: [email protected] is building a 'smart city' in Colorado with high-tech highways, autonomous vehicles, and free WiFi

Panasonic is building a 'smart city' in Colorado with high-tech highways, autonomous vehicles, and free WiFi

In a remote area, Panasonic is building 'smart city' infrastructure as part of its multimillion-dollar CityNow program.

On Apr 8, 2018
@willknight shared
RT @thinkmariya: China, UK, Canada & France have all announced #AI as a priority. What does the US need to do to stay ahead? @willknight highlights changes we need to make to funding, regulation, immigration, and research #ML

Here’s how the US needs to prepare for the age of artificial intelligence

Government indifference toward AI could let the US lose ground to rival countries. But what would a good AI plan actually look like?

On Jun 14, 2018
@WIRED shared
RT @fittsofalexis: As the real world becomes infused with tech, maps are becoming more than a navigation tool, writes @jessiwrites

How Maps Became the New Search Box

As the world becomes infused with tech, a fleet of companies are racing to build maps that help users navigate.

On Apr 5, 2018
@TomBamonte shared
Driverless cars are already here but the roads aren't ready for them, people either. via @ConversationUS

Driverless cars are already here but the roads aren’t ready for them

It will be hard to adjust. Considering what happened with the onset of car travel and web surfing, society can't just wing it.

On Jun 16, 2018
@NandoDF shared
An interesting development

Forget X-Ray Vision. You Can See Through Walls With Radio

Researchers at MIT, actualizers of all things science fiction, have taken a different tack to seeing through walls: radio waves.

On Nov 11, 2018
@TomBamonte shared
Conservatism and predictions of 30’years to widespread Level 4 AV adoption taking hold in AV industry ranks. Walking back the hype.

Hold Your Horsepower: For Mobility Industry, “Reality Is Sinking In”

Earlier this month, GM CEO Mary Barra told the crowd at a financial conference that her company was on track to unveil a ridesharing service in 2019 that

On Feb 27, 2018
@therealautoblog shared
#Volvo done developing gasoline engines:

Volvo done developing gasoline engines

From 2019, Volvo won't develop new internal combustion engines.

On Jan 18, 2018
@transportgooru shared
RT @EnergyCollectiv: #Electric Mobility and #Vehicle-to-Grid #Energy Integration: Unexplored Questions and Benefits. #EnergyTransition. By @SussexNRGGroup.

Electric Mobility and Vehicle-to-Grid Integration: Unexplored Questions and Benefits

Reducing energy demand in the transportation sector is one of the most difficult challenges we face to meet our CO2 emission reduction targets. Due to the sector’s dependence on fossil fuel ...

On May 23, 2018
@PopSci shared
#OnThisDay in 1934, Bonnie and Clyde’s murderous crime spree ended in a hail of gunfire. @elliepses on their getaway car’s hidden lessons for cops in the self-driving vehicle era:

Bonnie and Clyde's getaway car has hidden lessons for cops in the self-driving vehicle era

Bonnie and Clyde’s “death car”—a 1934 Ford Fordor Deluxe with a V8 engine stolen from a Topeka, Kansas driveway—symbolizes the golden age of cars, and of crime.

On Sep 8, 2018
@TomBamonte shared
“It becomes eerily plausible that, if a vehicle manufacturer really can deliver on an autonomous car that’s as flexible and appealing as the @volvocars #360c, it really could impact the way we live, work, and commute.”

Top Influencers

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WIRED is where tomorrow is realized.

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Transportation technology and innovation. Automated vehicles. V2X technology. Transportation planning. Views expressed are my own.

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Awe-inspiring science, tech, and DIY. 144 years strong. || || || [email protected]

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We obsessively cover the auto industry.

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Tech for the way we live. | Facebook & Instagram: @DigitalTrends

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Transport+Tech+Policy Wonk; Harvard @Kennedy_School alum; Dabble all day in: Mobility/automation technology, climate science, energy, geopolitics

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Airbiquity® is a global leader in connected car services and pioneer in the development and engineering of automotive telematics technology.

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The best in tech, science, aerospace, DIY and auto news. Customer Service:

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I write about mechanical brains for MIT Tech Review. Email: [email protected]

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CEO @voyage. Building an extremely affordable autonomous taxi service.

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Managing Editor @Robohub. @SciCommsUWE MSc (2017). #scicomm. #robotics. autonomous cars. Contact: [email protected]

Follow 778.0 Followers

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Researching intelligence to understand what we are and to find ways to harness it wisely. I'm a senior CIFAR fellow and an adjunct prof at UBC CS.

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Robot builder

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We were first to say connected and autonomous cars would 'save lives, save time, save money.' We advocate for pro-innovation connected and AV policy.

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We come from the future

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Improving global mobility with connected car services, driver apps, smart city analytics & enterprise solutions. Corporate parent of @parkme & @opencarinc

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The voice for a united auto industry.

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You've never done carsharing like this before.

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Drive free or die. Contact us at [email protected]

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