Future Energy Challenge

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   Good news, one of the projects we have been working on over the last few years, the FASTEC START motor starter, has been accepted as a semifinalist in the 2013 Future Energy competition by the Ultra Light Startups community based in the USA. If accepted, by your votes, we are able to present our[…]


Toyota’s Killer Firmware

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– Bad design and its consequences On Thursday October 24, 2013, an Oklahoma court ruled against Toyota in a case of unintended acceleration that lead to the death of one the occupants. Central to the trial was the Engine Control Module’s (ECM) firmware. Michael Barr, CTO and co-founder of Barr Group, as a primary expert witness for the plaintiffs,[…]


Mystery Creek Field Days

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Mystery Creek Fieldays in Hamilton, New Zealand brought a record number of visitors over the week with an estimated 125,000 visitors.  The fieldays show cased an array of new products developed for the NZ agricultural sector.  http://www.stuff.co.nz/business/farming/fieldays/8803011/Record-sales-turnout-make-Fieldays-success    


Electric car owner arrested for stealing $0.05 worth of power from school

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This story is as ridiculous as it sounds, but it is true: The owner of an electric vehicle was recently arrested by police in Georgia for “stealing” electricity from a school where he plugged in his car. The police performed an actual investigation after this matter was formally reported. http://www.electronicproducts.com/Power…_school.aspx This shows that Electric Vehicles[…]