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FIA to review F1 superlicence system amid COVID-19 disruption – F1

The FIA will conduct a full review of its current Formula 1 superlicence points system in order to avoid drivers being disadvantaged by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The FIA introduced a new points-based system for drivers to gain a superlicence, which is required to race in F1, in 2016 as part of its restructuring of the junior single-seater ladder.

Drivers wishing to race in F1 must gain 40 points across three seasons in other championships, encouraging them to rise through the FIA’s single-seater ladder to gain experience and accrue the required total.

Many racing seasons have been shortened or altered as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, while many young drivers are facing budget constraints and uncertain futures.

The FIA has now confirmed it will be conducting a full review of the existing superlicence system, saying it wanted to “ensure that the superlicence system that underpins its pathway from

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‘Green’ car sales hit by Ireland’s motor tax system

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Ireland’s motor tax system is so high in terms of price that motorists are finding it too costly to switch to new, greener car models, a major new report will say today.

Leading economist Colm McCarthy states that the current level of tax on new cars is hindering motorists from switching to newer, greener models, thereby preventing a reduction in carbon emissions.

In addition, the report says motor taxes should be used for the maintenance and safety of Ireland’s transport.

a close up of a hand: Ireland’s motor tax system is so high in terms of price that motorists are finding it too costly to switch to new, greener car models, a major new report will say today. Pic: Shutterstock

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Ireland’s motor tax system is so high in terms of price that motorists are finding it too costly to switch to new, greener car models, a major new report will say today. Pic: Shutterstock

The independent report was commissioned by the Irish Car Carbon Reduction Alliance, which includes the majority of car dealers across the

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GLM Announces 1st Prototype of Unique “Next-generation SiC Inverter-compatible 800V System”, Business News

KYOTO, Japan, July 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — GLM Co., Ltd., a Kyoto, Japan-based developer and marketer of electric vehicles (EVs), has announced the next phase in its development of a “next-generation SiC inverter-compatible 800V system” equipped with a ROHM SiC power module, which GLM announced with ROHM at the start of its development in February 2020, aiming for mass production in the next 24 months.



This product incorporates SiC for a power element. SiC offers significant advantages over IGBT switching technologies and is the future of EV powertrains.

This is also the first step in its new 800V architecture, which provides significant benefits to the EV system.

The package is a 3-in-1 package that integrates two inverters and a PDU (power distribution unit). It makes the new inverter to achieve further miniaturization, lighter weight, and higher output compared to conventional products.

Moreover, by

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Automotive 48V System Market to Reach $21.00 Bn, Globally, by 2027 at 26.5% CAGR: Allied Market Research

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Allied Market Research published a report, titled, Automotive 48V System Market by Architecture (Belt Driven, Crankshaft Mounted, Dual-Clutch Transmission-Mounted, and Transmission Output Shaft) and Vehicle Class (Entry, Mid, Premium, and Luxury): Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2020–2027.” According to the report, the global automotive 48V system industry generated $2.22 billion in 2019, and is estimated to reach $21.00 billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 26.5% from 2020 to 2027.


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Increase in demand for hybrid & electric vehicles and 48V battery system drives the growth of the global automotive 48V system market. However, surge in sale of electric vehicle equipped with fully-powered battery and total cost of vehicle hinder the market growth. On the other hand, demand for advanced safety and comforts

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Steiner: F1 penalty system “not working right” after Albon British GP clash – F1

Haas boss Gunther Steiner says Formula 1’s penalty system isn’t “working right” after Red Bull’s Alex Albon was penalised five seconds for hitting Kevin Magnussen at the British Grand Prix.

The lap one incident resulted in Magnussen firing into the barriers on the exit of the final corner and retiring with a badly damaged car, with Magnussen labelling the move as “poorly judged” after the race.

Steiner contrasted Albon’s penalty with the 10 seconds added to the race times of the two Haas drivers in the Hungarian Grand Prix, when Magnussen and Romain Grosjean both pitted for dry tyres before the start following a discussion with their engineers.

However this was deemed to be in contravention of a 2017 technical directive that was designed to stop pre-race radio chatter on the formation lap about clutch bite points and any other form of “coaching” from the pit wall.

“The penalty system

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ECCO Launches Electric Vehicle Alert System Ahead of Federal Regulations

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration outlines the minimum sound emitting requirements in regulation FMVSS 141. Essentially, vehicles under 10,000lbs that operate on public roads and spaces need an audible signature above ambient street noise when accelerating, decelerating, reversing and idling. The measure is intended to protect vulnerable pedestrians and reduce injury crashes involving silently running cars.

EVAS offers the latest technology in the industry’s most reliable speaker, producing a 360-degree perimeter of sound around the vehicle. It features a wide frequency band (350Hz to 5KHz) and can be programmed with a variety of approved tones. Visit the dedicated EVAS page and listen to sample sound profiles. ECCO will work with customers to develop their unique “voice.” Electric car manufacturer Karma Automotive partnered with ECCO to do just that late last year, giving their line of luxury cars a branded acoustic signature.

Easily install EVAS in any vehicle, from passenger

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China Transportation, Transportation System In China

What Kind of Transportation You Can Get in China?

The transportation system in China has improved dramatically since 1949. Nowadays, China has a comprehensive transportation network of airports, trains, highways, subways, ports, and waterways. Among these, high-speed rail lines, highways, and many new subways, have perhaps improved the daily lives of local people most dramatically.

This article introduces basic transportation by air, rail, highway, waterway, and urban transport in China.


Airlines in China offer safe and comfortable service for travelers. Presently, there are about 1,279 air routes. Among them, 1,035 are domestic, including the routes to Hong Kong and Macau, and 244 are international. Most airlines and airports provide world-class services and facilities. They are all under the charge of the General Administration of Civil Aviation of China (CAAC).

More information about China air travel

The most popular airports are in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou. Apart from Hong Kong

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Global Bicycle-Sharing System Market Segment Outlook, Market Assessment, Competition Scenario, Trends and Forecast 2020-2029

Global Bicycle-Sharing System Market is estimated to be valued US$ XX.X million in 2019. The report on Bicycle-Sharing System Market provides qualitative as well as quantitative analysis in terms of market dynamics, competition scenarios, opportunity analysis, market growth, etc. for the forecast year up to 2029. The global bicycle-sharing system market is segmented on the basis of type, application, and geography.

In 2019, the North America market is valued US$ XX.X million and the market share is estimated X.X%, and it is expected to be US$ XX.X million and X.X% in 2029, with a CAGR X.X% from 2020 to 2029.

Global Bicycle-Sharing System Market

By type, the market is segmented into Point-to-Point, Ride-and-Return, and Distributed. By application, the market is divided into Government, Community Organization, and Enterprise.

Based on geography, the market is analyzed across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East and Africa. Major players profiled in

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Transportation system – definition of transportation system by The Free Dictionary

According to report published by Grand View Research, The global Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) market was valued at USD 25.58 billion in 2018 and is anticipated to register a CAGR of 10.5% over the forecast period.
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The state government is exploring the option of employing the latest train technology from China as a solution for greater Kuching urban transportation system, Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Openg said here today.
Summary: Intelligent transportation system has panned out to be an ideal system for solving a range of problems which road traffic combats through the exchange between people, roads and automobiles
Traveling via the Integrated Transportation System (IDS) scheme in and around Bratislava has become cheaper from July 1.
ISLAMABAD — Chairman National Highway Authority (NHA) Jawwad Rafique Malik
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What is a Transportation Management System (TMS)

A transportation management system (TMS) is specialized software for planning, executing and optimizing the shipment of goods. Users perform three main tasks on a TMS: Find and compare the rates (prices) and services of carriers available to ship a customer’s order, book the shipment, then track its movement to delivery. The broader goals of using a TMS are to improve shipping efficiency, reduce costs, gain real-time supply chain visibility and ensure customer satisfaction.

TMSes are one of the core technologies used in supply chain management (SCM), a discipline sometimes divided into supply chain execution (SCE) and supply chain planning (SCP). They are available as stand-alone software or as modules within enterprise resource planning (ERP) and SCM suites. Typically, a TMS serves both shippers, carriers and other logistics providers. Manufacturers, distributors, e-commerce organizations, wholesalers, retailers and third-party logistics providers (3PLs) are major users of TMS software.

While some TMSes focus on

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