Volvo Trucks – The Ballerina Stunt

World record-holding highliner Faith Dickey battles to cross the line between two speeding trucks. Will she make it? Please like, share and comment! World premiere of the new Volvo FH Sept 5, live at http://www.volvotrucks.com/fh

The stunt was set up to show the precise handling of the new Volvo FH. Filmed on an unopened highway in Croatia in cooperation with Hollywood stunt director Peter Pedrero (James Bond, Harry Potter, Pirates of the Caribbean.) Directed by Academy Award nominee Henry Alex Rubin. Music by J. Ralph / The Rumor Mill.

Noise diffraction on roads

In recent years, various solutions for the reduction of tyre-road noise have been proposed. These include single en double layer porous asphalt concrete (ZOAB), silent surface dressings and noise barriers. We propose a novel, additional solution contributing to the reduction of tyre-road noise: diffraction by means of side-resonators

Find out more on: http://www.utwente.nl/ctw/trc/EN/projects/noisediffraction.doc/

Bing Maps now using Nokia Backend services for Traffic and Geocoding

Last year, Microsoft announced a strategic partnership with Nokia in Mapping. Our two companies have spent a lot of time working together, sharing information and investigating better ways provide relevant mapping information to help you find and get to where you’re going more quickly. Today, we’re excited to announce another important phase in that partnership with the launch of Nokia powered traffic results, which are rolling out today in 24 countries on Bing Maps.
The following countries will see improvements through Bing Maps as a result of our use of Nokia services:

· Austria
· Belgium
· Brazil
· Canada
· Finland
· France
· Germany
· Greece
· India
· Indonesia
· Ireland
· Italy
· Luxembourg
· Mexico
· Netherlands
· Poland
· Portugal
· Russia
· Saudi Arabia
· South Africa
· Spain
· Sweden
· Switzerland
· UAE
· United Kingdom
· US

Works good on the Windows Phone and also on Bing Maps itself! :-)

Find out more here: http://www.bing.com/community/site_blogs/b/maps/archive/2012/05/24/bing-maps-now-using-nokia-backend-services-for-traffic-and-geocoding.aspx