The Yankee Cup, presented each year by NEMPA, with input from MIT’s automotive engineering faculty, to a “feature or system that significantly enhances the motoring experience, whether by making driving safer, more cost-efficient or simply more enjoyable.” For the first time, the Yankee Cup has been awarded to an entire vehicle—and a truck, at that: […]
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Distracted driving was on the agenda in the 1940s when Massachusetts state legislators wanted to ban automobile radios because people were singing in their cars. It was a concern in 1959 when Paul Evans’ pop tune reached No. 9 on the Billboard charts. And today distracted driving is becoming a critical issue, thanks to the […]
The 2014 NEMPA/MIT Technology Conference—the fourth in our annual series of discussions of leading-edge automotive issues by panels of experts—will take place on Thursday, May 29, at the MIT Media Lab in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Online registration for the NEMPA-MIT conference—Mass vs. Efficiency: Hitting the Automotive Sweet Spot—and the annual awards dinner, both on May 9, is now open
There’s a lot going on at NEMPA this spring
The most important announcement I have is that our NEMPA-MIT symposium and annual meeting and awards dinner will be held on Thursday, May 9, at the impressive MIT Media Lab.