According to IDC Energy Insights, Plug-in Electric Vehicles (PEVs) are predicted to become available commercially in 2011. Do you have a guess as to how many will be on the roads worldwide by 2015?
The next logical step for electric vehicles is being explored by two German auto manufacturers. BMW and Daimler are jointly developing a drive-over wireless charging system for electric vehicles. Maintenance is already simplicity personified on electric vehicles and removing the last vestige of manual power charging may be the added incentive to entice future buyers.
I've heard of hardware that you can hook up to your router and then plug into the electric outlet to use the power cables in your house as network cables. Then you plug a device into any electric out to get an ethernet port.
Has anyone used this before? If so, do you recommend a brand? What exactly is the name for it so that I can search on NewEgg?
The UK is planning to allow driverless cars to use public roads by next year. At the moment autonomous vehicles are only allowed on private roads. It’s expected that the first vehicles will be seen on some British streets by January next year. Previously, the Department for Transport had said it would allow self-driving cars to be trialled on public roads by the end of 2013.