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Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Toyota Alabama’s Future is Electrified, Turbocharged

October 18, 2021

Via: PR Newswire

Together with state and community leaders, Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Alabama (TMMAL) held an event to celebrate the first of Toyota’s latest engine products for the all-new 2022 Tundra to come off the production line. These new engines, a hybrid electric […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Foxconn Unveils First Electric-Vehicle Prototypes

October 18, 2021

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Foxconn Technology Group, the world’s largest contract electronics manufacturer, introduced three electric-vehicle models Monday, marking one of the iPhone assembler’s most aggressive forays yet into the EV industry. The prototypes are the first cars that Foxconn has designed, together with […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Gas Shortage Forces Power Plants to Switch to Oil, Boosting Demand

October 14, 2021

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Soaring natural-gas and coal prices are pressuring power-generation companies and manufacturers to switch to using oil, a trend that could add half a million barrels a day to global demand, the International Energy Agency said Thursday. In its monthly market […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Volvo Integrates Aurora Driver on Autonomous VNL Model

October 14, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Volvo Autonomous Solutions announced its first major steps toward the autonomous Volvo VNL model in North America, drawing on its partnership with Aurora Innovation Inc., a self-driving vehicle technology company. A prototype of Volvo Trucks’ flagship longhaul VNL model was […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Shift From Fossil Fuels Leaves Market to Smaller Players

October 13, 2021

Via: The Wall Street Journal

This should be a great time for energy investors. Few of them are still around to enjoy it. Years of awful returns and pressure from clients to exit from the oil-and-gas business have left fewer and smaller firms able to […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process, Production

Toyota aims to make up lost production as supplies rebound, report says

October 12, 2021

Via: Automotive News

Toyota Motor Corp. in December wants to restart production that has been curtailed by component shortages after a rebound in shipments from pandemic-hit suppliers. The move may help the automaker regain about a third of output lost to supply disruptions, […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Satellite-based Earth Observation data market worth $1.6 billion

October 12, 2021

Via: Electronics Weekly

Its latest report covers eight regions and across nine vertical markets. The headline figures include the commercial market for EO data standing at $1.6 billion, in 2020, which represents a growth at a 5-year Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Crude Closes Above $80 With Energy Crisis Boosting Demand

October 12, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

West Texas Intermediate crude closed above $80 a barrel for the first time since late 2014 as a growing power crisis from Europe to Asia boosts demand for oil ahead of winter. U.S. crude futures advanced 1.5% on Oct. 11 […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Winds of change: Improvements for wind energy production

October 12, 2021

Via: Phys.org

The development of wind energy, a renewable, emissions-free energy source, is widely acknowledged as an imperative to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions and the impacts of climate change. In recent years, much progress in this realm has been made as the […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Rolls-Royce, BMWi and MWAE Strengthen Development of Hybrid-electric Propulsion Systems

October 11, 2021

Via: ASD News

Rolls-Royce has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Ministry for Economic Affairs, Labour and Energy Brandenburg (MWAE) and the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) to advance the research and development of hybrid-electric propulsion systems for […]