How efficient can an internal combustion engine get? – Mazda comes out on top in United States Environmental Protection Agency report. SKYACTIV model range achieves top spot with no diesels or electrification in U.S. market. Real-world mileage and CO2 emissions improve as Mazda again beats all
Challenges of Rapid Automation: In this last article on automation in the workplace, the focus is on the human cost of automation’s latest push into the workplace. In the previous set of articles, we’ve focused on Robots’ increasing presence in healthcare, transportation and the military.
We began our workplace automation series by dealing mostly with highly automated manufacturing and robotic delivery. We followed that with a post which was lighter, and focused on robots and drones in the service and travel industries. This post, part three, is focused on something
In part one of our workplace automation series, we covered advances from the factory floor to the drone equipped delivery van- and the logistics in between. Today’s post covers the customer facing side of robotics- devices seen as you go about your day to day
Small Scale Rapid Transit: In a previous post, we reviewed Light Rail and Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) options. In comparison to larger heavy rail systems, Light Rail and Bus Rapid lines each can be less capital intensive, more people friendly, and spur nearby development. The
High Albedo reflects sunlight Albedo is simply the “whiteness” of a surface; its ability to reflect light energy. Surface reflectivity is measured in values between Zero and One- Zero indicates complete black and one means totally white. When evaluating a surface, assigning it a value