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EVs are ‘clearly’ the future despite slow start, Renault’s Normand says

EVs are 'clearly' the future despite slow start, Renault's Normand says

Although most EV buyers are in cities or suburbs, increasing numbers of people in rural areas are choosing battery powered cars, Normand says. BARCELONA — The global market for electric vehicles has not grown as fast as Renault expected when CEO Carlos Ghosn announced a bold investment of 4 billion euros six years ago to develop the technology, said Gilles …

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Join the electric car revolution

Join the electric car revolution

A revolutionary transition in transportation has begun, namely, the electrification of nearly all modes of transportation. Norway has had an electric ferry since 2015. Boeing and Microsoft have invested in a company that plans to make hybrid electric/fossil fuel aircraft. Electric buses are more commonly seen on city streets. Production has begun on 18-wheelers powered by hydrogen fuel cells that …

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Tesla hires prominent A.I. researcher as Autopilot chief Lattner leaves

Tesla hires prominent A.I. researcher as Autopilot chief Lattner leaves

Tesla on Tuesday confirmed that it had hired a major figure in artificial intelligence (AI) to be its new head of AI and Autopilot vision. Andrej Karpathy, who is joining from nonprofit research lab OpenAI, has done extensive work in trendy areas in AI such as reinforcement learning and generative adversarial networks (GANs). Before joining OpenAI, Karpathy worked at Alphabet …

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NVIDIA’s Artificial Intelligence Metropolis Platform

NVIDIA’s Artificial Intelligence Metropolis Platform

NVIDIA’s artificial intelligence city solutions In the previous part of the series, we saw how AI (artificial intelligence) can solve problems in city management. NVIDIA ( NVDA ) is looking to tap into the AI city opportunity with its end-to-end platform solutions. At the 2017 GPU (graphics processing unit) Technology Conference, NVIDIA showcased its Metropolis edge-to-cloud AI city platform, which …

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$7,800 Electric Microcar? (Coming Soon To Europe From China)

$7,800 Electric Microcar? (Coming Soon To Europe From China)

Originally published on Gas2 . While Elon Musk and Tesla start the electric car revolution from the high end of the market, Chinese company CHJ Automotive plans to start from the low end. Co-founder Kevin Shen says the company plans to introduce an ultra-compact electric car starting at around $7,800 in 2018. The company is working together with Clem, a …

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A Look at NVIDIA’s Strategy for Artificial Intelligence?

A Look at NVIDIA’s Strategy for Artificial Intelligence?

NVIDIA’s artificial intelligence product portfolio Previously in this series, we saw that NVIDIA ( NVDA ) is currently at the forefront of the AI (artificial intelligence) revolution. It aims to develop end-to-end AI solutions, including architecture, processors, systems, system software, deep learning SDKs (software development kits), and algorithms. NVIDIA’s 2017 GPU 1 Technology Conference presentation was largely focused on its …

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The Artificial Intelligence Market: NVIDIA’s Competition

The Artificial Intelligence Market: NVIDIA’s Competition

Competition picks up in artificial intelligence NVIDIA ( NVDA ) is a market leader in the AI (artificial intelligence) space, with a near monopoly in deep learning training. It is now entering the inferencing area. The strong growth opportunities in the AI market have attracted large technology companies, and they are now looking to compete with NVIDIA. The Artificial Intelligence …

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Tesla reportedly nears agreement to build a vehicle factory in China

Tesla reportedly nears agreement to build a vehicle factory in China

Tesla’s next Gigafactory could be in China, according to a report from Bloomberg . The electric car maker is in talks to build its vehicles in the country for the first time, and it’s nearing an agreement with the city of Shanghai to construct the manufacturing facility in a nearby industrial development zone. The final details of the agreement are …

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The future is in IoT, but why are Indian CIOs still waiting in the wings?

The future is in IoT, but why are Indian CIOs still waiting in the wings?

Indian corporates are still content with legacy IT over cloud infrastructure, making IoT the last thing on their mind to change business processes. Key takeaways: Indians create IoT software for the globe but are slow in adopting it within the country Legacy architecture holds back Indian companies from providing real-time user data analytics CIOs are slowly waking up to the …

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Get e-xcited for the 2018 E-Pace, Jaguar’s brand-new compact SUV

Get e-xcited for the 2018 E-Pace, Jaguar’s brand-new compact SUV

Jaguar proves it’s not just a brand for aging members of England’s royalty with new, youth-oriented models like the E-Pace. The days of Jaguar letting sister company Land Rover handle the crossover and SUV side of the business are over. The British company broke into the segment two years ago with a model named F-Pace , and it has just …

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