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In Middle of Trade War, America’s Busiest Port Gets Ready for Robots

“Automation is the path of history,” said Dan Sperling, a member of the California’s Air Resources Board and professor of civil engineering and environmental science at the University of California, Davis. “The questions are how much automation really makes sense, and how do you deal with the disruption to the workers?”

After Years of Promise, Battery Cars About to Go Mainstream
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There’s a huge gap between the number of electric cars you see at an auto show and how many cars the dealer will offer you,” said Gil Tal, director of the Plug-in Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Research Center at UC Davis. “It’s kind of hard to ask the market for huge demand when there is no supply. You need to stock the shelves first.”