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Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Auto Industry Banks on EV Sales to Rental Fleets

September 30, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

Auto sales to rental fleets used to be seen as a sign of failure. With the dawn of the electric vehicle age, that’s changing. In the past, automakers typically took aging or unpopular models, stripped them of many creature comforts […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Bipartisan Bill Aims to Make Sure Technology Invented in the USA is Made in the USA

September 29, 2022

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

You may remember the sad saga of the vanadium redox flow battery. Described by NPR as “the size of the refrigerator,” this battery has the ability “to change the world” because they can charge and discharge energy for 30 years […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Electra Flies Solar-Electric Hybrid Research Aircraft

September 28, 2022

Via: ASD News

Electra.aero, Inc. (“Electra”), a next-gen aerospace company with a mission to help decarbonize aviation and open new air transportation markets, announced today that it has completed the first flight of a solar-battery hybrid electric research aircraft. This 90-foot wingspan unmanned […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Essentium Demonstrates Additive Manufacturing Capabilities to Enhance the U.S. Navy’s Maintenance Efficiency at REPTX

September 27, 2022

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Essentium, Inc., a worldwide leader in industrial additive manufacturing (AM), today announced it has successfully completed its initial participation in the U.S. Navy’s Repair Technology Exercise (REPTX) at Port Hueneme, California. At REPTX, Essentium demonstrated to government, academia, and industry […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Vertical Aerospace Becomes the 1st British Company in 20 Years to Lift off With a New Aircraft

September 27, 2022

Via: ASD News

Vertical Aerospace (Vertical) [NYSE: EVTL], a global aerospace and technology company that is pioneering zero-emissions aviation, saw its VX4 eVTOL (electric vertical take-off and landing) aircraft take off from the ground for the very first time over the weekend. It […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

EV Infrastructure Spending Starts To Get Significant

September 26, 2022

Via: Electronics Weekly

When measured from 2017 to 2027, Statista currently expects a 47.7% CAGR for global electric vehicle infrastructure revenues. As detailed in the report, the Mobility Market Outlook defines the scope of the forecasts as follows: “The electric vehicle infrastructure segment […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Modelling grid effects of electric vehicle charging in the next decade

September 23, 2022

Via: Electronics Weekly

Simulation is based on a model, revealed in March, for charging demand that can be applied to different human populations under different conditions. In a demonstration, they have now applied it to the whole Western US up to the year […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Batteries Battle Fuel Cells for Top Spot for Electric Trucks

September 20, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

Nikola President Michael Lohscheller was beaming when he unveiled the U.S. startup’s fuel cell truck for the European market at the region’s biggest commercial vehicle show this week. Series production of Nikola’s Tre FCEV, which boasts a range of up […]


Industry Focus Areas, Medical, News

J&J opens new research hub near San Francisco

September 20, 2022

Via: MedTech Dive

Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday unveiled a new research and development facility in San Francisco, aiming to grow its presence in one of the top biotechnology hubs in the U.S. J&J has had a presence in the city for years. […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Steadicopter Unveils the Black Eagle 50H

September 19, 2022

Via: ASD News

Steadicopter, a leader in the Rotary Unmanned Aerial Systems (RUAS) industry, has unveiled the Black Eagle 50H – the first hybrid-powered unmanned helicopter and the newest model in its RUAV family – designed for a wide range of law enforcement, […]


Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

Biden Cabinet Secretaries Tour an Industrial Heartland University that Will Provide a Semiconductor Workforce Pipeline

September 14, 2022

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

The CHIPS Act only passed a month ago, but it’s already begun generating activity in the domestic semiconductor industry. That figures. It’s an enormous bill. But that’s what makes it so important: It’s unlikely the U.S. would be seeing this […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

EV is the biggest white elephant mankind has ever invented

September 14, 2022

Via: Electronics Weekly

“EV is the biggest white elephant mankind has ever invented,” said Penn, “the real disruption will come from hydrogen powered cars which refuel in five minutes – they are the real Green alternative.” The absurdity of some government attitudes on […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Nasa continues repairs to Artemis 1 ahead of rescheduled launch

September 12, 2022

Via: Electronics Weekly

It says it is preparing for the next launch opportunity as early as Friday, 23 September. Officials stopped the original Saturday 3 September launch countdown after discovering a hydrogen leak in a quick disconnect, an interface between the hydrogen fuel […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Off-Road Icon Jeep Plots 4 New EVs by 2025

September 7, 2022

Via: Design News

Iconic American off-road brand Jeep has revealed its path forward as the industry shifts to electric power. The map includes both plug-in hybrids and battery-electric models, with four new electrified vehicles planned by 2025. The company’s 4xe plug-in hybrid technology, […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

SWOT satellite all set to depart for United States

September 6, 2022

Via: ASD News

After more than a year in assembly, integration and testing at Thales Alenia Space’s facility in Cannes, France, for the French and U.S. space agencies CNES and NASA, the SWOT satellite (Surface Water and Ocean Topography) is making final preparations […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, News

Volkswagen to List Porsche in One of Biggest IPOs in Years

September 6, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Volkswagen AG VOW 4.08%▲ said Monday that it would list its iconic sports car maker Porsche AG POAHY 0.57%▲ in one of the biggest initial public offerings in years and a crucial test of investors’ confidence as high inflation and […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

OPEC+’s Warning Shot

September 5, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Russia is using natural gas to punish Europe. Oil hasn’t yet been similarly weaponized, but talk of buyers imposing a price cap raises the risk that it could be. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and Moscow-led allies decided […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Tesla Adds More Job Vacancies for ‘Semi Service Program’ as Preparation for Electric Truck Deliveries

September 2, 2022

Via: Tech Times

Tesla adds more job openings for its ‘Semi Service Program’ for the first batch deliveries of the upcoming Tesla Semi Electric Trucks, as reported by Electrek. 2017 when the large vehicle was introduced, followed by the production that started in […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Collins Aerospace Opens New Facility at the Houston Spaceport to Support Future Space Exploration

September 1, 2022

Via: ASD News

Collins Aerospace inaugurated today a new, 120,000 square-foot facility located at the Spaceport in Houston, Texas. An anchor tenant at the Houston Airport System’s newly created space hub, Collins will transition its current local operations to the new site, further […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Toyota to Put Additional Billions of Dollars Into EV Batteries

August 31, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Toyota Motor Corp. TM -0.17%▼ laid out plans for spending $5.6 billion on electric-vehicle battery capacity, as it moves to catch up after expressing doubts about how quickly the world should shift toward EVs. On Wednesday, Toyota said it planned […]