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Autonomous Vehicles Get Specific Attention In Paints & Coatings From PPG

Autonomous vehicle sensor coatings – PPG is pioneering the development of paints and related coatings that will improve vehicle and infrastructure visibility to radar and light detection and ranging (LIDAR) sensors used in autonomous driving systems. Autonomous system signals bounce off this under layer coatings and return to the sensor instead of getting absorbed. This coating leverages commercially proven technology from PPG’s aerospace business that functions in the same light and heat-reflective way. Image Credit: PPG


Autonomous Vehicles Get Specific Attention In Paints & Coatings From PPG

PPG (NYSE: PPG) today announced that Ranju Arya will become senior business director, mobility, effective immediately.

PPG has formed a new team to look exclusively at how innovations in paint and coatings can help autonomous and electric vehicles.
 

The Captain’s House - ISM Raceway Prix View 2018 Offers Chance To Tour The Penske Racing Museum

The Penske Racing Museum reception area (top center-left) where one is greeted by a receptionist that most positively fits an assumed Penske organization mold - articulate, informed, bright and enjoyable. Image Credit: Edmund Jenks (2018)


The Captain's House - ISM Raceway Prix View 2018 Offers Chance To Tour The Penske Racing Museum

ISM Raceway's Prix View, Verizon IndyCar Series first full field teams oval track test in 2018 of the new Universal Aero Kit body work that covers the DW-12 Dallara racing chassis, offers up an opportunity to visit the "Captain's House Of Racing & Championship Performance" - the Penske Racing Museum in Scottsdale, Arizona.

AUTONOMOUS ... Living, Kiss Self-Determination Ta-Tah!


Bob Lutz, former vice chairman and head of product development at General Motors, published an opinion article that appeared in AutoNews November 5, 2017.

Included in Part 1 of a five-part series in AutoNews titled  “Redesigning the Industry,” Bob outlines his point-of-view on the future of a business in the throes of change into AI (artificial intelligence) and the coming age of autonomous vehicles - everyday driving of cars isn't a part of the landscape.

In the article, Bob Lutz postulates a future of transportation where self-determination and the concept of personal freedom in point-to-point travel becomes greatly devalued ... if non-existant.

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