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Waymo Goes Big In San Francisco

Waymo’s progress may go under the radar a bit compared to Tesla’s Full Self Driving (FSD) progress, but let’s remember that Waymo is actually offering fully self-driving robotaxi service in some areas. Now, in San Francisco, the company is making a big step forward and “going big” by opening up … [continued]

$12 Million to Support Local Projects to Save Energy in 17 State & Local Governments…

Over $12 Million From Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Will Fund Energy Efficiency Improvements and Clean Energy Technologies for Public Facilities and Low-Income Homes WASHINGTON, D.C. — As part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $12.1 million to three states and 14 local governments … [continued]

Cruise Robotaxis Entering More Cities

Cruise has slowly been expanding its network of robotaxis and their availability in certain markets. Though, it’s been a long time since the company entered new cities … until now. Cruise is now coming to Houston and Dallas. While Cruise vehicles will be fully self driving and operate even without … [continued]

Reducing NOx emissions will help with smog. Photo by Call Me Fred on Unsplash.

Bay Area Sets NOx Emissions Standards for Gas Water Heaters & Furnaces, Effectively Ending Sales…

Big news for clean air last week. The Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) adopted amendments requiring the elimination of nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions from new water heaters by 2027 and new furnaces by 2029. We’ve been hearing about the indoor pollution from gas stoves this year. Gas water … [continued]