Articles by tag: transportation

Positioning the U.S. in the Electric Vehicle Market Requires the Development of a Domestic Supply Chain

Recent trends in the automotive industry are indicating that there’s a significant pivot towards electric vehicles (EVs), driven by global sustainability goals and technological advancements. As nations around the world race to dominate the growing EV market, the United States faces a crucial challenge: building a robust, domestic EV supply chain. From mining rare…

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Consumer Education is Central, if the U.S. Wants to Lead Electric Vehicle Innovation

The global competition in the electric vehicle (EV) sector is intensifying and U.S. manufacturers are focusing on innovative strategies just to stay ahead. The key to achieving this effort is educating consumers about the benefits of EVs and fostering collaborations between industries and governments. These initiatives aim to make EVs more accessible and affordable,…

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InCharge Energy Builds Connection and Team Strength Through Hiking

The InCharge Energy team, led by SVP of Operations and Richmond native Van Wilkins, embarked on a three-mile team-building hike through Richmond, Virginia, exploring historical sites. In this special segment, a brief look into the hike included the Potterfield Memorial Bridge, with members from finance, marketing, engineering, field service, and programs departments all participating…

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Achieving New Heights in Freight: A Former Driver’s Journey to Snagging a Key Social Media Role in the Freight Industry

Can having a diverse career path, particularly in the supply chain and freight industry, lead to unexpected opportunities and insights?  A new segment of “Hammer Down,” says, yes. The subject was explored with host Mike Bush interviewing Justin Martin, the Social Media Content Creator for the FreightWaves team, and a former driver. Martin’s journey…

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UAW’s Strike and Tentative Deal Pose an “Existential Struggle” For the Auto Industry

Amidst the current labor disputes in the automotive industry, how can unions like the United Auto Workers balance their demands with the automakers’ need to stay competitive in the rapidly evolving electric vehicle market?  In a landmark labor movement, the United Auto Workers (UAW) secured a significant contract victory with General Motors after a…

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New Rail Technology is Aiming to Revitalize More Rail Infrastructure as an Alternative to Trucking

Innovation in the world of rail infrastructure is often thought of as new train designs or faster speeds. But a paradigm shift is brewing in the way goods are transported across rails. Currently, Georgia wants to test that new technology. The emergence of technologies are reshaping the boundaries of what rail infrastructure can…

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Are We There Yet?
AIN FutureFlight | The Future of Advanced Air Mobility, Are We There Yet?

The sky is the limit for future transportation, and in fact, not even limited there!  In this latest episode of MarketScale’s Are We There Yet? video podcast series, Host Grant Harrell speaks with the Senior Editor of AIN (Aviation International News) Media Group and FutureFlight, Charles Alcock.  Charles provides key insights into the evolving…

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Edge Computing is the Foundation for Scaled Smart Cities. How Can the Industry Accelerate Adoption?
May 28, 2024

As cities globally accelerate their transformation into “smart cities,” the integration of a capable computing ecosystem to complement smart city initiatives has become an important part of smart city success. How critical will edge computing be in that ecosystem, and in the facilitation of today’s and tomorrow’s smart city projects, especially with where smart…

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The Global Privacy Revolution: Navigating the New Landscape of Data Collection and Integration
May 28, 2024

The Global Privacy Revolution: Navigating the New Landscape of Data Collection and Integration In today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape, the global emphasis on privacy is emerging as a powerful disruptor, fundamentally transforming how businesses collect and integrate customer data. This shift is not merely a regulatory hurdle but a profound evolution in societal values, recognizing…

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Continuous Improvement in Threat Assessment
Continuous Improvement in Threat Assessment Practices
May 28, 2024

In this episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies, Michelle Dawn Mooney sat down with Dr. Marisa Randazzo to discuss the importance of continuous improvement in threat assessment practices.  Dr. Randazzo shares her extensive experience in threat assessment, emphasizing the importance of quality training and to regularly evaluate and enhance their threat assessment…

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Merging traditional craftsmanship with modern entrepreneurship
Culture and Craftsmanship with Sabah Founder Mickey Ashmore
May 28, 2024

In an age where mass production dominates, the art of craftsmanship and its profound impact on culture and community is increasingly rare. This rarity has brought craftsmanship into the spotlight, as consumers and creators alike seek authenticity in a digital world. At the heart of this movement is Sabah, a brand that has successfully…

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DeLorean Motor Company | Not Just Back from the Future, Reimagined, Are We There Yet?
July 14, 2023

In an era where electric vehicles are becoming the norm, one iconic brand stands out, not just as a nostalgic nod to the past but as a reimagined vision for the future. The DeLorean Motor Company, known for its iconic DMC-12 model and its association with the “Back to the Future” franchise, is now…

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Paving the Way for Mass EV Adoption: Fusing the Bicycle and Motorcycle to Create a User-Friendly Experience
May 25, 2023

Back in 1418, Italian Engineer, Giovanni Fontana, created what’s believed to be the first bicycle. More than four hundred years later, Gottlieb Daimler and Wilhelm Maybach built the first gas-powered motorcycle in 1885. Centuries later, bicycles have become electrical vehicles (EVs). This may be the natural progression of technology as e-bikes and electric scooters rise…

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The CHIPS Act and OSRA Create Positive Ripple Effects for the Trucking Industry
May 9, 2023

Last year, two major pieces of legislation passed that will be a huge boon to the trucking industry. The first is the CHIPS Act, which brings home the production of automotive and truck-grade chips. For context, the U.S.’s  semiconductor manufacturing share has drastically decreased from 37% in 1990 to 12% today. The second piece of…

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The HIGHEST-FLYING Conference of the Year, 2022 NBAA BACE
May 1, 2023

Every year there is one place to find all of the cutting-edge technology leading the business aviation space: The NBAA BACE Conference. This annual event, hosted this year in Orlando, Florida, is truly the epicenter of exciting things happening in business aviation. Every company and industry leader were at this year’s premier event, showcasing new…

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Data Solutions Driving the Future of Mobility and Transportation
April 28, 2023

Mobility is the thread woven into every industry and every way of life. And, by extension, the vehicle is part of that identity. Challenges arise through that mobility evolution, and space is an issue today. No sugar coating on this one; there are a lot of cars on the road being driven at any given…

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Heavy Industry Would Benefit from a Green Hydrogen Transformation. Can We Overcome Production Roadblocks?
April 11, 2023

“Strike while the iron is hot” – this age-old adage perfectly captures the urgency with which the world is seeking to transition away from fossil fuels and invest in new energy sources with high potential for reducing carbon emissions and becoming the new standard for industrial productivity. Though there’s still much more research and…

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Holland: On-TRACK for Continued Success
March 30, 2023

The railroad industry has been plagued by disturbing derailments in recent months. Some companies are working to fix this – including Holland LP, a rail solutions provider that focuses on switching out traditional track building methods for more innovative solutions. But what kind of solutions have they come up with and why are they important…

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Automobile Dealership Sales and Management Training is Not One-Size-Fits-All: How the Kintz Group Ensures a Perfect Fit
March 20, 2023

The automobile dealer industry experienced quite the rollercoaster over the past few years. Everything from crazy consumer demand, empty lots, supply chain issues, personnel shortages, rising interest rates, and higher gas prices. With the art of selling automobiles shifting and changing with each new loop, how do dealers face strategic shifts in training their teams?…

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Can the SHIP IT Act Help Truck Drivers, OTR Freight, and Global Supply Chains?
February 16, 2023

When the global supply chain broke down in the COVID pandemic, most of the focus was put on the international supply chain and the myriad of canal blockages and empty freight containers. What didn’t get nearly as much mainstream or even industry attention were the issues hundreds of millions of workers were facing, including…

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