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Nikola Falls After Revising Down Electric Truck Deliveries

(Bloomberg) — Shares of Nikola Corp., the pre-production truckmaker whose founder was charged last week with misleading investors, fell after the company lowered its initial vehicle delivery projections and warned of nagging supply chain issues. Chief Executive Officer Mark Russell told analysts on a conference call Tuesday the startup is facing “numerous” delays acquiring parts…

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Ford Unveils the Electric F-150, Aims to Shake up the EV Market

(Bloomberg) — Linda Zhang, chief engineer of Ford Motor Co.’s new electric F-150 pickup, steers a 3-ton rig onto a test track at the automaker’s suburban Detroit proving grounds and mashes the accelerator. In about four seconds, she says, “We’re at 60” miles per hour. Then, a heartbeat later as the G-forces bear down, “We’re…

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Trailer Towing Tips During Winter Weather

Winter weather presents dangerous challenges for those towing trailers – but there are steps you can take to keep yourself and your cargo safe. First, if you expect snow and ice, outfit your trailer with winter tires. It’s worth the investment, and you’ll have much greater confidence in your control over your load, no…

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Why Business Vehicle Owners Should Take Advantage of Tax Code 179

As business owners, real estate agents and self-storage owners should seek out ways to reduce their tax burden. One way to take advantage of a deduction is Tax Code 179. This section of the U.S. internal revenue code offers an immediate deduction for assets. If you have capital to invest in an asset that could not only be…

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Great American Trucking Show Rolls Through Dallas

The trucking industry made a pit stop in Dallas, Texas this weekend for the 2019 Great American Trucking Show. The three-day event brought professionals from the field together for a networking and learning opportunity at a time when the industry is in the midst of serious change. The latest in trucking technology was also widely…

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How High Demand Seasons Affect Freighting

With the boom of e-commerce over the last decade, there is always a need for well-stocked fleets of trucks on the road. But when produce and crops are ready for harvest, the demand for the armada expands even more. It may not be noticeable to the average consumer, but these busy seasons put a…

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Weight Technology Plays a Key Role in Optimizing Commercial Transportation with Martin Ambros of Air-Weigh

Technology is moving forward in the world of transportation, and the advances are not limited to self-driving vehicles; the shipping and freighting side of the industry is seeing its own improvements, with the future of weight measurements being integrated into telematics. On this episode of the Transportation Podcast, we’re joined by Martin Ambros, CEO…

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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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Comprehensive Tech Solutions Drive Efficiency in Dredge Logistics
May 28, 2024

The latest episode of Hammer Down, hosted by Mike Bush, dives deep into the complexities of dredge logistics with Toni Careccio, the Chief Customer Officer at PortPro. This discussion couldn’t be more timely in a world where supply chain efficiency is paramount. With many dredge companies still relying on outdated methods such as paper…

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Futurist Prediction for Healthcare…The Rise of the Bionic Doctor!
May 28, 2024

The concept of the bionic doctor is gaining momentum in the world of healthcare, reflecting a significant shift towards integrating advanced technology with traditional medical practices. This evolution marks a critical point in medical history on the cusp of a transformative era where technology enhances human capabilities, making healthcare more precise, personalized, and effective….

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