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ChatGMC? General Motors planning ChatGPT-based virtual assistant for future EVs


Imagine having a ChatGPT-powered virtual personal assistant in your electric vehicle that could act as the brains behind the car. Well, GM is looking to make it a reality in its future EVs as part of an expanding collaboration with Microsoft, which made a multi-billion dollar investment in the AI chatbot’s developer OpenAI earlier this year.

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A Midwestern utility is going to use AI to digitize its power transmission system

Norway-based eSmart Systems, which provides AI-powered solutions for the inspection and maintenance of critical infrastructure, will work with Topeka, Kansas-headquartered Evergy, an electric company that serves more than 1.6 million customers in Kansas and Missouri, to digitize Evergy’s power transmission system. 

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Here’s why AI will be crucial for future US electrical grid reliability

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When most Americans think of the infrastructure projects the Biden administration is proposing in the American Jobs Plan, they think of concrete, steel, and labor. But what if the biggest predictor of the success of the infrastructure plan is not in the materials but in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML)?

Electrek spoke with Monte Zweben, CEO of Splice Machine, a database company that helps utilities and industrial companies implement data, about how AI/ML technologies could determine whether the American Jobs Plan succeeds as the US transitions to clean energy.

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