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Siemens to Test “eHighway” Overhead Electric Lines for Trucks in California (video)

Siemens - eHighway of the Future

Overhead electric lines that power buses and streetcars are a common sight in California cities and towns, and they could soon be expanding to highways. At the 26th annual Electric Vehicle Symposium in Los Angeles last week, Siemens unveiled the “eHighway of the Future”, a system of electric lines that would be used to power

Tips on how to save fuel and drive economically during the petrol crisis

As petrol stations around the country continue to be swamped by panic-buying drivers following blundering Tory Francis Maude’s advice to stock up on fuel, Mirror Online presents the best ways how to keep calm and carry on driving. Mirror motoring expert Richard Hammond ’s practical tips may not help top up the filling stations, but

Driving Into the Future: Autonomous Cars

Self-driving cars are no longer just the stuff of science fiction. Increasingly, they’re becoming a reality. For the last several years, Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) has been testing self-driving, autonomous vehicles in California — and if they ever become mainstream, their promise is better controlled and less deadly roadways. “We want to improve people’s lives by