Are Oil Companies Against The Switch To An Electric Car World?

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Or do they support the electric revolution?

Over the last century, oil has shaped both our lives and the world we live in, so is a trillion-dollar industry that has never really been challenged prepared to embrace a new world of electric vehicles and renewable energy? Allow the VOX Network to explain.



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We have never known a time where the world did not covet oil. The abundance, energy density and fluidity of this so-called ‘black gold’ has made it an easy choice for powering everything from cars to ships to planes; even our heating. According to the Energy Administration Association, it is estimated that 80m barrels of oil are produced each day. Oil has brought astronomical wealth to both companies and countries, particularly in the middle east where five of the oil-producing nations now belong to the 25 wealthiest countries in the world.

Yet thanks to

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Inside Gunner Stockton’s big night, and the small corner of the world he calls home

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Gunner Stockton stood in the north end zone of his high school football stadium Friday night, surrounded by a small cadre of friends, family, a mentor and a few onlookers.

The game had been over for less than an hour, but Frank Snyder Memorial Stadium in Rabun County had all but emptied, the parking lot a familiar sea of lights in a line, waiting to depart onto dark north Georgia roads. The night was still warm, warmer than one might expect in the mountains, and there seemed to be an air of savoring this one, perhaps a little more than most, though the scene remained one mostly familiar at the end of many a high school football game.

It was close to midnight, and Stockton was still in uniform. He hadn’t made it off the field as he took photos with fans, friends and family.

Even with the prodigious start

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Velodyne Lidar Announces Third Annual World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology

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SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced the third annual World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology (WSS) that will address safety and autonomy issues in vehicle transportation. The summit brings together a diverse group of experts and thought leaders from industry, government, journalism and academia to advance understanding about how autonomous technologies can enable safer mobility.

The 2020 World Safety Summit takes place on October 22 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. PDT. It is being held as a virtual event. For more information and to register, please go to: 2020 World Safety Summit.

The summit’s first keynote speaker is Dr. Mark Rosekind, Chief Safety Innovation Officer at Zoox. Summit topics include authentic self-driving programs, advanced driver assistance systems, regulatory practices and the future of autonomy. The event will promote collaboration of a broad range of perspectives and creative solutions, delivering transparency and education to advance the

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San Antonio’s World Heritage Festival to continue, virtually, despite pandemic

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San Antonio’s annual World Heritage festival launched Tuesday despite the pandemic with a series of in-person and virtual activities through Sunday to celebrate the city’s five historic mission sites.

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