Man’s body found in car on South Side was in ‘advanced decomposition’

A man whose body was found inside a parked car on the city’s South Side Tuesday night had possibly been dead for a month, Columbus police said.

The location where the car was found — a parking lot on the 1500 block of Smith Road — is less than a mile from the Marion Square apartments where 23-year-old Tymar Whitsett was reported last seen on March 13. Homicide detectives could not say whether there is any connection between the body found Tuesday night and Whitsett’s case until the Franklin County Coroner’s office completes an identification and autopsy.  

Police were contacted

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Advanced Biofuels Canada applauds new Conservative climate plan

Canada’s national advanced biofuels association supports reliance on proven mechanisms to increase Canada’s investment attractiveness.

The plan smartly looks to proven, cost effective market-based mechanisms such as the BC Low Carbon Fuel Standard as a model for federal action.”

— Ian Thomson, President.

VANCOUVER, CANADA, April 15, 2021 / — Advanced Biofuels Canada released this statement today by its President, Ian Thomson, on the Conservative Party of Canada’s new climate plan: Secure the Environment.

“This is a very welcome update to the Conservative Party plan to meet Canada’s climate change commitments, which largely stays the course in

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SwRI launches consortium on advanced fluids for electrified vehicles

SAN ANTONIO — April 14, 2021 — As electrified and hybrid vehicles become increasingly common on roads and highways around the world, Southwest Research Institute is launching a new industry consortium, Advanced Fluids for Electrified Vehicles (AFEV), to expand the industry’s understanding of the stressors placed on electric vehicle fluids, or “e-fluids.” Original equipment manufacturers, lubricant manufacturers and suppliers are invited to join the consortium, which kicks off May 18, aimed at moving electric vehicle powertrain advancements forward.

“Having the best lubricant for an application can allow for significant advancements in hardware technology for the future,” said Peter Morgan, a

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Velodyne Showcases Advanced Lidar Solutions at Auto Shanghai 2021

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) will demonstrate its groundbreaking sensor technology at Auto Shanghai 2021 – The 19th International Automobile Industry Exhibition (booth # 2.2H 6BC071) from April 21 to 28. Velodyne will highlight its technology leadership in lidar sensors and software which power autonomous solutions that advance safe, sustainable and accessible transportation and smart communities.

Velodyne’s sensor and software solutions are uniquely suited to deliver flexibility, quality and performance to meet the needs of a wide range of industries. Velodyne will demonstrate lidar products designed for advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), autonomous

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This Week’s Top Advanced Vehicle Design News | 2021-04-14

April 14, 2021—Previous reporting in ADAPT has shown that consumer confidence and accessible infrastructure are two key barriers to greater electric vehicle adoption.

President Joe Biden is looking to address both concerns with his $2 trillion infrastructure plan, which was released last week.

Electric vehicle spending is a big chunk of that plan. Coming in at $174 billion, the plan would incentivize domestic automakers and potential car buyers in various ways. Those plans are getting praise from trade groups like the Zero Emission Transportation Association (ZETA).

“The plan put forward by President Biden today demonstrates the leadership necessary to drive

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GM commits to deliver advanced technologies

General Motors has accelerated its electrification process in China with the commitment to introduce more advanced technologies to the Chinese market, in pursuit of a clean and intelligent future.

According to Julian Blissett, GM’s executive vice-president and GM China president, the company will achieve carbon neutrality across the world by 2040. It plans to achieve zero emissions of all new light vehicles by 2035.

To achieve that, GM plans to invest $27 billion in the electric vehicle and autonomous driving sectors by 2025.

Blissett said in an interview: “We believe in the future of pure electric and GM is always

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