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What Tesla Electric Semi-trucks Mean for Pepsi Co. and the Trucking Industry

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Elon Musk recently shipped the first order of the Tesla electric semi-trucks to Pepsi Co. with a few more companies to follow in coming months. This marks the beginning of Tesla's new Read more

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Biden Nears Win as Japan, Dutch Back China Chip Controls
January 29, 2023

For more on the West’s race to implement China chip controls, read Bloomberg’s explainer on the computer chip “arms race.” (Bloomberg) — Japan and the Netherlands are poised to join the US in limiting China’s access to advanced semiconductor machinery, forging a powerful alliance that will undercut Beijing’s ambitions to build its own domestic […]

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NYSE Mayhem Traced to a Staffer Who Left a Backup System Running
January 28, 2023

(Bloomberg) — More than 700 miles from Wall Street, the New York Stock Exchange’s backup data center on Cermak Road in Chicago is supposed to safeguard US markets, standing by at all hours in case disaster ever strikes the world’s largest venue for trading shares. When markets are closed, it participates in a well-worn routine, […]

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California Storms Have Farmers Rushing to Avoid Crop Shortfall
January 28, 2023

(Bloomberg) — California farmers are facing costly damages from weeks of severe California storms that may trigger more expensive US fruits and vegetables in a time of massive food inflation. “The numbers are going to be somewhere in the hundreds of millions and perhaps in the billions,” Dave Puglia, head of the trade group Western […]

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What Tesla Electric Semi-trucks Mean for Pepsi Co. and the Trucking Industry
December 9, 2022

Elon Musk recently shipped the first order of the Tesla electric semi-trucks to Pepsi Co. with a few more companies to follow in coming months. This marks the beginning of Tesla’s new long-range hauling vehicle finally hitting the road and entering into the shipping and hauling industry. Bob Galyen of Galyen Energy LLC notes that […]

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Designing Energy and Power Solutions for a Sustainable Future, Today!
September 30, 2022

In the latest episode of “Are We There Yet?”, host Grant Harrell interviewed Erika Lauren Guerrero, the founder and CEO of Electric Goddess — a California battery consultation and testing company, along with Luke Workman, the company’s Chief Scientist. The pair talked with Harrell about their experience in the electric transportation field, the state of […]

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How One Trucking Company Is Focused on Making Headway in Sustainability
May 27, 2022

CEO of Detmar Logistics, Matthew Detmar, has the future on his mind. As a leader on the cutting edge of transportation technology, Detmar discusses the company’s growth and future outlook with Are We There Yet? host Grant Harrell. In 2021, Detmar trucking was awarded the Top Green Fleet award, signalling a shift in the outlook […]

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The Marking Minute -Presco: Fiber-Build and FTTH Project Space
April 11, 2022

When the onset of the pandemic pushed everyone back into their homes, one of our greatest assets became having uninterrupted access to the internet. While fiber to the home initiatives (FTTH) were on the up and coming prior to COVID-19, the pandemic brought a slush of funding and attention to the industry. National Account […]

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Our Connected World: What is Driving the Acceleration of EV Vehicles?
December 2, 2021

The trend for seeing electric vehicles (EV) on the road has been on the rise. Sameer Pagnis, President of Global Automotive at TE Connectivity, joined Host Tyler Kern to discuss facilitators and roadblocks in the EV field. A convergence of factors are responsible for increasing EV prevalence. The technology is integrating rapidly, battery-pack density is […]

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3 Ways Extreme Heat Can Hurt the Economy
August 11, 2021

As dozens of cities in the West experience all-time high temperatures, 2021 is expected to have one of the hottest summers on record. The extreme heat has caused hundreds of deaths, sparked wildfires and worsened drought conditions in over a dozen states. Business Insider cites a large body of work that links heat to economic […]

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50 Years of Aeromodeling Experience Leads to EDF Vote of Confidence
July 20, 2020

Manfred Greve’s introduction to the world of aeromodeling began before he was born. His father started working in aeromodeling in the 1950s and passed his passion onto his son as a child. After school, Greve would work on improving upon his model airplanes, a process which helped him learn and grow immensely. “Do something […]

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How the US Military Uses Batteries for Mission Critical Operations
July 8, 2020

The requirements of military equipment never change. Operation needs to be safe, performance needs to be assured, and it simply cannot fail. Now, as innovation in unmanned vehicles and other segments of defense technology booms, batteries are stepping up to keep pace with that growth and ensure that mission-critical military applications succeed. The Different Military […]

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