Ford Is Making Reusable Gowns From Airbag Materials

Automakers are putting their engineering and fabrication skills to use in the fight against COVID-19 as they can, it seems. Some, like Tesla, are re-purposing existing parts to help patients and medical providers. Others, like Lamborghini, are using their team of upholsterers to work making masks and protective face shields. …

Panasonic Is Building a Comprehensive Energy Management System for Homeowners

Panasonic’s batteries underpin the electric vehicle revolution as we know it today, thanks to an early partnership to supply its 18650 lithium-ion cells from Japan to Tesla for its Model S and X vehicles. More recently, Panasonic’s new 2170 cells built at Tesla’s Gigafactory 1 outside Sparks, Nevada are now …

Smart Homes and Smart Cities Do Not Mean Much Without Smart People

We talked to Professor Branislav Todorovic, Ph.D., about the air conditioning, heating and refrigeration sectors, and his project parameters used for calculation in all projects for heating and air conditioning in the former Yugoslavia. We asked him if we can see and experience healthy, sustainable buildings, localities, and cities in …