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Capito critical of Biden plan | Local News

WASHINGTON — Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., has made it clear she does not support all of Pres. Joe Biden’s more than $2 trillion American Jobs Plan, but she will insist that any infrastructure plan that is passed will include money for the King Coal Highway and Coalfields Expressway.

“That must be part of it,” she said, referring to the federal 80 percent match of highway and bridge construction projects.

Both projects are stalled, with construction being done piecemeal as money becomes available. Total cost to complete the Coalfield Expressway has been estimated at about $1 billion by the state

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This Week’s Top Advanced Vehicle Design News | 2021-04-07

April 7, 2021—Think about all the different decisions you make, actively or passively, as you drive. Your brain takes in visual, tactile, and sound cues, all providing input for your brain to analyze and make a driving decision.

How quickly can you merge? Is it safe to make this turn on a crowded block? What lane do I need to be in for an exit? The individual data points that contribute to these decisions can be complex.

That’s a difficult task for computers to replicate in autonomous vehicles. Moreover, it’s not the goal of autonomous technology developers to just replicate

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PARENTS Names Chrysler Pacifica to List of Best Family Cars 2021 | National News

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ —

  • 2021 Chrysler Pacifica is PARENTS Best Family Cars 2021 winner, giving Pacifica a spot on the list for the second consecutive year
  • PARENTS Best Family Cars 2021 to be featured in May 2021 issue of PARENTS magazine, as well as online at Parents.com/bestcars
  • 2021 Chrysler Pacifica family-friendly features include new FamCAM interior camera that allows parents to view child seat occupants in the rear, Uconnect Theater with built-in games and available Wi-Fi to keep children occupied, new Uconnect 5 system and much more
  • 2021 Chrysler Pacifica offers more standard safety features
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ASCE chapter wins nine awards in 2021 regional conference | News | School of Engineering

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Share this on LinkedInASCE chapter wins 9 awards at annual Southeast Student Conference

Vanderbilt civil engineering undergraduates reimagined infrastructure of a future megacity to support vertical gardens as an answer to food shortages. They devised ways to make in-person conferences more sustainable. In a timed transportation engineering challenge, they tasks such as documenting traffic light signal timing and redesigning an existing street for safer pedestrian use.

Those were among the competitions in the American Society of Civil Engineering 2021 Southeast Student Conference on March 25-27. Vanderbilt and Lipscomb universities “hosted” the event, which involved more than 400 students from about 20

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Apple chief Tim Cook talks of autonomous cars, Telecom News, ET Telecom

San Francisco: Apple chief Tim Cook portrayed self-driving cars as an ideal match for the technology giant during an interview released Monday by the New York Times.

Talk of an autonomous vehicle bearing the Apple brand has long been among rumors swirling around the iPhone maker, which has remained tight-lipped about its plans for the market.

“An autonomous car is a robot and so there are a lots of things you can do with autonomy; we will see what Apple does,” Cook said during a Sway podcast with Kara Swisher.

“We love to integrate hardware, software and services, and find

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Moto Manipal students win national level prize for designing superbike | Mangaluru News

MANIPAL: Students from Moto Manipal, the official electric superbike team of Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), have come first in the National Online E-Bike Design Competition, Season-2, organised by the Fraternity of Mechanical and Automotive Engineers (FMAE).
Aryan Singh, team member and second-year engineering student, said that in the final presentation held on March 28, MotoManipal secured first place.
The team had participated in the National Online E-Bike Design Competition, Season-1, and had emerged champions last year too.
We are looking forward to participating in the upcoming competition, MotoStudent Electric India, which will be held at Kari Motor Speedway
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