Ford and Autonomic Team Up for the Future of Mobility

Ford and Autonomic Team Up for the Future of Mobility

In a new investment that looks to the future of transportation, Ford and Autonomic have teamed up. Autonomic is a Silicon Valley-based company that creates autonomous vehicle platforms and software. With this partnership Ford can advance its self-driving vehicles even more. “The platform would allow us to build services, as well as others, because the platform would be open to cities and other services,” Ford Smart Mobility communications manager Alan Hall told The Verge. “The layer that Autonomic provides is non-differentiated services.” Possible uses for this partnership include the Chariot service that uses Ford Transit vans to move people through cities, the new Domino’s autonomous delivery vehicles, self-driving Lyft cars, or

New Mexico’s Clean Energy Proposal Moves Ahead

New Mexico’s Clean Energy Proposal Moves Ahead

Early last month, New Mexico regulators voted to start discussions about New Mexico’s clean energy proposal. This new proposal would help shield utility customers from the costs associated with environmental regulations. The workshops, which were held in Santa Fe in mid-October, allowed the public to share their opinions on the new proposal, which would call for utilities to reduce their carbon dioxide emissions by 4 percent by 2040. Across the state, utilities are already making progress on this goal. The Public Service Co. of New Mexico, the state’s largest electric utility, is making plans to close part of its coal plant in northwest New Mexico, opting to invest in new