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ELEKTRO 12/2017 was released on December 6th 2017. Its digital version will be available on January 5th 2018.

Topic: Measurement, measuring devices and engineering; Testing and diagnostics

Main Article
Measurements on rotating machines using SFRA method
Application possibilities of ultra-capacitors or LiFePO4 batteries in trolley network of the Brno Public Transit Company

SVĚTLO (Light) 6/2017 was released on December 11th 2017. Its digital version will be available on january 11th 2018.

Lighting installations
The lighting of university building Centrale Supélec in Saclay in France
The light for our future

Daylight
Application and judgment light guides Solatube®

'Thousands' of self-driving Bolt EVs to be deployed next year

13.03.2017 | Green Car Reports | www.greencarreports.com

The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV is a crucial car for General Motors in more ways than one. With an EPA-rated 238-mile range and $37,495 base price (before federal, state, and local incentives), the Bolt EV considered a groundbreaking electric-car game changer.

But the Chevy hatchback is also GM's main platform for self-driving car development. GM subsidiary Cruise Automation is already testing prototype autonomous Bolt EV electric cars on public roads—and their numbers are about to grow.

Chevrolet Bolt

The automaker will deploy “thousands” of self-driving Bolt EVs in concert with Lyft next year, according to Reuters. This may be the largest test of fully-autonomous cars by a major automaker before 2020, when certain firms will begin ramping up efforts for autonomous production cars, the news service noted.

Read more at Green Car Reports

Image Credit: GM

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