The Trump administration’s Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to rewrite rules that limit pollution from heavy trucks but that the EPA says slow the economy. The proposed “Cleaner Trucks Initiative” is drawing expressions of hope but skepticism from some environmental groups.
“We are doing it because it’s good for the environment,” said acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler, who notes that the EPA is under no requirement to redo the regulation. “Our goal is to update our standards so that we can get these new technologies in use across the country.”
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By John F. Wysseier, President and Chief Executive Officer, The CEI Group, Inc.
Of all the technological advances mankind has achieved over the millennia that have changed the way we live and work, Machine Learning (ML) may well prove to be the one with the most powerful and disruptive effects.
And while one application – autonomous vehicles – is still in its infancy, ML applications in many other business applications are already here and more are on the way.
ML grew out of the computer science of artificial intelligence (AI). Broadly speaking, AI refers to computers programmed to perform tasks that normally require human intelligence, like recognizing images and speech and making decisions. As remarkable as that is, ML goes one step further: it creates computers that can learn from experience and actually improve their performance.
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Ride-sharing services Lyft and Uber may appear to make travel more convenient in big cities, but San Francisco says they've actually made traffic worse.
A study conducted by the San Francisco County Transportation Authority showed average speeds during morning hours decreased by 26 percent since 2009. In the evening, traffic speeds dropped 27 percent. Additionally, vehicle hour delays increased by 40,000 hours on a typical weekday and miles traveled on local roads jumped 630,000 miles. Translation: Uber and Lyft mean more vehicles on the road, and they're clogging up streets.
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NAFA Webinar: Wednesday , November 21, 2018, 12:00-1:00 PM EST
Instructors: Dennis Straight, Chief Technology Officer, Donlen; Elizabeth Rossiter, Director, Telematics and Safety Products, Donlen; and John Korte, VP Mobility Business Development, Donlen
Topics:Fleet professionals have to prepare for the arrival of connected vehicles, and be prepared for electrification, cyber security, and autonomous vehicles. You are the fleet expert, and your senior leaders will turn to you for answers. Learn how to be in a position of authority by learning what is on the horizon.