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Toyota to replace Akio Toyoda as president and CEO

Toyota named Koji Sato president and CEO on Thursday, in a surprise reshuffle that sees third-generation chief executive Akio Toyoda step aside to become board chairman of the world’s top-selling automaker.This post was originally published […]

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Designing ethical self-driving cars

The classic thought experiment known as the “trolley problem” asks: Should you pull a lever to divert a runaway trolley so that it kills one person rather than five? Alternatively: What if you’d have to […]

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Harvesting energy from moving trains

The Virginia Tech Center for Vehicle Systems and Safety (CVeSS) and the Railway Technologies Laboratory want to harness the energy created by moving trains and transform that energy into usable electricity.This post was originally published […]

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Saving jet fuel with flexible sensor strips

Civil aviation is committed to making progress on the road towards a climate-neutral future. To make current and future aircrafts more energy-efficient and use less jet fuel, the industry needs reliable data about the durability […]