Automotive

US probing automated driving system use in 2 Tesla crashes

The U.S. government's highway safety agency said Thursday it will send teams to investigate two November crashes in California and Ohio involving Teslas that may have been operating on automated driving systems.

Automotive

Safe sea crossings for electric vehicles and more

Electric vehicles are booming, with more than a million on German roads as of this year. This, in turn, means that an increasing number of alternative fueled vehicles are transported on ferries. However, there are particular ...

Electronics & Semiconductors

Risk of electrocution from electric cars reduced with new technology

New technology, developed by researchers at the University of York, has proved successful in reducing the risk of electrocution to drivers and passengers of electric vehicles as a result of damage to the cars in major road ...

Security

Log4j software flaw 'endemic,' new cyber safety panel says

A computer vulnerability discovered last year in a ubiquitous piece of software is an "endemic" problem that will pose security risks for potentially a decade or more, according to a new cybersecurity panel created by President ...

Energy & Green Tech

Japan court: Nuclear plant's tsunami safeguards inadequate

A Japanese court on Tuesday ordered a utility not to restart a nuclear power plant because of inadequate tsunami safeguards, backing the safety concerns of residents at a time the government is pushing for more reactors to ...

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