Selected Advanced Transportation Trends Part 1—The Giga-Factory

By Michael Craner

Michael Craner

MediaComm Innovations

There are a number of important advances happening in the transportation sector—from connected cars featuring self-driving capability and collision avoidance, and spawning privacy concerns, to plug-in hybrid electric / gas /diesel / compressed air / hydrogen / fuel-cell / solar and nuclear vehicles, to roadway-embedded and microwave-beaming charging systems; not to mention fleet-management logistics systems, advanced turbo-charging systems, fuel-saving navigation systems, distributed traffic-monitoring systems, instrumented self-diagnosing roadways, energy-recovery devices and mass-transit advances.

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