Transportation

Here Come the Little Electric Pickup Trucks

(Bloomberg) —Having zipped from six-figure sedans to Costco-crushing SUVs, electrification is finally zeroing in on the auto industry’s most esoteric form: the tiny pickup truck. At least two major carmakers are considering adding small, battery-powered pickups to their growing parade of EVs.At General Motors Co., spokesman Stuart Fowle says a pint-sized pickup is one of several […]

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Here Come the Little Electric Pickup Trucks

(Bloomberg) —Having zipped from six-figure sedans to Costco-crushing SUVs, electrification is finally zeroing in on the auto industry’s most esoteric form: the tiny pickup truck. At least two major carmakers are considering adding small, battery-powered pickups to their growing parade of EVs.At General Motors Co., spokesman Stuart Fowle says a pint-sized pickup is one of several […]

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SmartSky Receives Supplemental Type Certificate for Dassault Falcon 900 Aircraft

Research Triangle, NC – January 17, 2023 – SmartSky Networks, the leading provider of inflight air-to-ground (ATG) connectivity for business aviation, today announced the completion of an STC for the installation of SmartSky’s flagship hardware system on the Dassault Falcon 900 series aircraft. The Falcon 900 series, with more than 400 aircraft in service, joins a […]

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American Airlines Sees Profit Above Estimates on Steady Demand

(Bloomberg) — American Airlines Group Inc. expects profit this year to exceed estimates following a slow start, as steady demand for air travel keeps an industry recovery going into 2023. Full-year adjusted earnings will be $2.50 to $3.50 a share, the Fort Worth, Texas-based carrier said in a statement Thursday that also detailed fourth-quarter results. […]

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Denver and Hertz: Why a New Public-Private Partnerships Can Expand the Growth of EVs

EVs, or electric vehicles, are just as common today as gas-powered vehicles. But the benefits of EVs have skyrocketed the use of them in every aspect of the auto industry, and these advantages are responsible for their expanding growth. As EVs continue to increase in numbers on the road through regular interest, adding on to […]

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The FASTEST-MOVING Conference of the Year, CES 2023

The Consumer Technology Association’s annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) gathering is the premier event in consumer technology. This year’s fast-moving CES 2023 event featured exhibitions from global tech powerhouses and presentations from entrepreneurs and industry-leading keynote presentations.  During this weeklong Las Vegas event, transportation/mobility was very much a hot topic, and in fact, led […]

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A $3.6 Billion EV Charging Boost Is Still a Missed Opportunity

(Bloomberg) — The good news for automakers including Tesla, and charging network operators such as EVgo and Electrify America, is that changes to an 18-year-old US program that’s driven adoption of ethanol and biodiesel is getting a makeover for the electric-vehicle age. The Renewable Fuel Standard — a $30 billion a year crediting program — sets the volumes of biofuels that […]

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US Inflation Expectations Extend Retreat, Buoy Consumers’ Mood
January 30, 2023

(Bloomberg) — US short- and long-term inflation expectations improved at the end of January, helping to once again boost consumer sentiment. Respondents said they expect prices to advance 3.9% over the next year, the lowest since April 2021, the University of Michigan’s final survey reading showed Friday. The sentiment index climbed to 64.9 from earlier […]

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How Companies Can Benefit from Working with Volta Insight
January 30, 2023

Driving Technology Solutions for a more sustainable future doesn’t happen in a bubble. Commercial HVAC Service providers like Service Logic rely on close relationships to improve what they do and vice versa. One partnership Service Logic values is the one they have with Volta Energy.  Volta Knowledge host Tyler Kern wanted to learn more […]

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Here Come the Little Electric Pickup Trucks
January 29, 2023

(Bloomberg) —Having zipped from six-figure sedans to Costco-crushing SUVs, electrification is finally zeroing in on the auto industry’s most esoteric form: the tiny pickup truck. At least two major carmakers are considering adding small, battery-powered pickups to their growing parade of EVs.At General Motors Co., spokesman Stuart Fowle says a pint-sized pickup is one of several […]

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SmartSky Receives Supplemental Type Certificate for Dassault Falcon 900 Aircraft
January 27, 2023

Research Triangle, NC – January 17, 2023 – SmartSky Networks, the leading provider of inflight air-to-ground (ATG) connectivity for business aviation, today announced the completion of an STC for the installation of SmartSky’s flagship hardware system on the Dassault Falcon 900 series aircraft. The Falcon 900 series, with more than 400 aircraft in service, joins a […]

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American Airlines Sees Profit Above Estimates on Steady Demand

(Bloomberg) — American Airlines Group Inc. expects profit this year to exceed estimates following a slow start, as steady demand for air travel keeps an industry recovery going into 2023. Full-year adjusted earnings will be $2.50 to $3.50 a share, the Fort Worth, Texas-based carrier said in a statement Thursday that also detailed fourth-quarter results. […]

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Denver and Hertz: Why a New Public-Private Partnerships Can Expand the Growth of EVs

EVs, or electric vehicles, are just as common today as gas-powered vehicles. But the benefits of EVs have skyrocketed the use of them in every aspect of the auto industry, and these advantages are responsible for their expanding growth. As EVs continue to increase in numbers on the road through regular interest, adding on to […]

Read More
A $3.6 Billion EV Charging Boost Is Still a Missed Opportunity

(Bloomberg) — The good news for automakers including Tesla, and charging network operators such as EVgo and Electrify America, is that changes to an 18-year-old US program that’s driven adoption of ethanol and biodiesel is getting a makeover for the electric-vehicle age. The Renewable Fuel Standard — a $30 billion a year crediting program — sets the volumes of biofuels that […]

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A $3.6 Billion EV Charging Boost Is Still a Missed Opportunity
January 25, 2023

(Bloomberg) — The good news for automakers including Tesla, and charging network operators such as EVgo and Electrify America, is that changes to an 18-year-old US program that’s driven adoption of ethanol and biodiesel is getting a makeover for the electric-vehicle age. The Renewable Fuel Standard — a $30 billion a year crediting program — sets the volumes of biofuels that […]

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On the Road – Tesla Style

Let’s talk about Tesla. The electric car company founded in 2003 has arguably made headlines nearly every year since their first production of an EV, the Roadster, in 2008. And despite the sharp and steady decline in stock market value over the past nine months, Tesla has posted strong Q4 sales, in fact, the […]

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How Rising Prices will Impact the Economic Forecast for Spring 2023

Global economies are still reeling and the results of that have shown up the year-end reviews of how several markets have performed. Tim Snyder, Economist at Matador Economics, recently discussed a few of these notable changes and his predictions for this spring. His economic forecast: a lot of fluctuation. For example, the energy complex recently started […]

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A No-Go for NOTAMs—Flight Delays Caused by Major Computer Issue

Severe weather caused significant flight delays during the holiday season, but with clearer skies, passengers resumed regular air travel until late evening Tuesday, January 10, 2023. An overnight outage of the Federal Aviation Administration’s Notice to Air Missions System (NOTAMs) grounded thousands of flights in the U.S. on Wednesday morning, causing massive delays. Investigations […]

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A No-Go for NOTAMs—Flight Delays Caused by Major Computer Issue
January 19, 2023

Severe weather caused significant flight delays during the holiday season, but with clearer skies, passengers resumed regular air travel until late evening Tuesday, January 10, 2023. An overnight outage of the Federal Aviation Administration’s Notice to Air Missions System (NOTAMs) grounded thousands of flights in the U.S. on Wednesday morning, causing massive delays. Investigations […]

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CES 2023: Mobility Technologies Drive Discussion and Innovation at CES

It’s that time of year again: CES time, with CES 2023 now behind us and a week’s worth of insights and standard-setting technologies carving a yearlong path for the consumer electronics industry. The spread of CES 2023 technologies and products was as exciting as ever, and MarketScale had a firsthand look at the top products […]

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United States Postal Service Buys 66,000 Electric Vehicles

The United States Postal Service is purchasing 66,000 electric vehicles as they work to upgrade their fleet. The entire purchase will bring 106,000 new vehicles to the fleet by 2028. The cost for the upgrade is in the neighborhood of about $9.5 billion, about $3 billion of which is from the Inflation Reduction Act. […]

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Electric Vehicle (EV) Auto Market Share is Increasing. How are Delivery Services Implementing EVs?

The electric vehicle (EV) market is getting hotter in the U.S., accounting for 2.2 percent of car sales in the third quarter of 2020 and making a jump to 6.1 percent in the third quarter of this year. It seems that delivery services may be jumping on the EV bandwagon lately, with U.S. Domino’s […]

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Making Sure OO Voices Are Heard Regarding AB5
October 14, 2022

The AB5 law in California isn’t exactly brand new, but it is still creating quite the buzz. Host Gabrielle Bejarano invited the Director of Legislative Affairs for OOIDA, Bryce Mongeon onto the show to discuss AB5 and how it’s playing out for the trucker community.   AB5, under California law, helps to describe and detail […]

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What to Expect at Equip Expo 2022 with Kris Kiser and Bob McCue

Showcasing events are always exciting opportunities to meet new people and see new products. Michelle Dawn Mooney hosted Kris Kiser, CEO and President of OPEI and Bob McCue, Director of Product Management at Walbro, to talk about the upcoming Equip Expo and all the exciting exhibits showcasing the industry’s latest innovations. Kiser, the CEO […]

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Cargomatic Celebrates Driver Appreciation Week with Charlotte Dominguez

Key Insights: The supply chain begins and ends with drivers A driver shortage would be felt by people and businesses across the globe People’s idea of a trucker does not always reflect the reality of the workforce On this episode of “People on the Move,” host Michelle Dawn Mooney celebrates the impact of truckers and […]

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How Michigan is Working to Ensure Leadership in the Future of Mobility

Host Grant Harrell welcomed Charlie Tyson, a Technology Activation Manager under the Michigan Economic Development Corporation to Are We There Yet? to discuss Michigan’s initiatives in transportation technology.  Michigan boasts a rich history of leadership in the automotive industry. Michigan is home to nearly 50 of the Top 100 PEC centers and twenty-six OEM automotive […]

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How Michigan is Working to Ensure Leadership in the Future of Mobility
September 12, 2022

Host Grant Harrell welcomed Charlie Tyson, a Technology Activation Manager under the Michigan Economic Development Corporation to Are We There Yet? to discuss Michigan’s initiatives in transportation technology.  Michigan boasts a rich history of leadership in the automotive industry. Michigan is home to nearly 50 of the Top 100 PEC centers and twenty-six OEM automotive […]

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The Company behind the Integrated Platform for the Energy and Transportation Ecosystem

Across the US, changes in regulations and lifestyles are impacting the utility grid. Electricity has been integrating solar and UV for some time. In California, state regulators agreed to ban the sale of any new gasoline-powered cars by 2035 (PBS). Now, multiple states are considering following California’s mandate (AP News). With the challenge of supporting […]

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Fuel in Orbit: The Cost and Use of Fuel in Space

Rising gas prices aren’t just high down here. Literally and astronomically, they are high way up there too. In a new episode of the podcast “Are We There Yet?” host Grant Harrell talked about the rise of high gas prices, gas in space, and the introduction of gas stations in orbit with Daniel Faber, CEO […]

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Where ZEEM fits into the Trucking and Drayage Industry

In this episode of Resources for the Road, host Gabrielle Bejarano sat down with Paul Gioupis, CEO of ZEEM Solutions. The two discuss how Gioupis got into the trucking industry, as well as where ZEEM fits into the trucking and drayage industry as a whole.  “We started focusing on areas that we knew were going […]

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Where ZEEM fits into the Trucking and Drayage Industry
August 31, 2022

In this episode of Resources for the Road, host Gabrielle Bejarano sat down with Paul Gioupis, CEO of ZEEM Solutions. The two discuss how Gioupis got into the trucking industry, as well as where ZEEM fits into the trucking and drayage industry as a whole.  “We started focusing on areas that we knew were going […]

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Soaring Towards Sustainability with Blue Bird

Finding the cutting edge in transportation technology has always been the priority for Blue Bird. Founded in 1927, the company is a leading manufacturer of school buses and commercial trucks. To discuss their current iteration of alternative fuel vehicles, Blue Bird’s Britton Smith, SVP of Electrification and Chief Strategy Officer, and Albert Burleigh, Executive Director […]

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The Most Exciting International Space Event of the Year

Looking up the skies has always been a subject of human fascination but with the advancements of technology, it can now be the subject of exploration, economy, and interaction. Speaking on the importance of space as a business frontier, host of Are We There Yet? Grant Harrell invited Altair Enterprise co-founders Martynas Fedotovas and Nika […]

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How Evolutions in Transportation and Mobility Are Creating Opportunities within the Built Environment

In another exciting episode of Are We There Yet? Grant Harrell hosts a conversation with CEO and Chairman of GFF Architects Evan Beattie, on the changing built environment and the ways in which transportation advancements are affecting the future. Beattie, who leads the architectural firm based in Texas and which has been awarded over 100 […]

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Indy Autonomous Challenge Powered by Cisco Race at the Texas Motor Speedway
December 7, 2022

As the world’s only fully autonomous racing competition, the Indy Autonomous Challenge (IAC) series defies industry boundaries through connecting and advancing autonomous technology, STEM education, and racing. During the series of challenges, university teams from around the world compete to increase the safety and performance of fully autonomous vehicles using advanced driver-assistance systems.  The […]

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The Indy Autonomous Challenge is Pushing the Boundaries of Driverless Vehicles

The Indy Autonomous Challenge was live at the Texas Motor Speedway on November 11, 2022, showcasing the latest and greatest in autonomous driving technology on the racetrack. While autonomous vehicles are still facing many roadblocks to mass adoption, including regulatory challenges and needing to validate the technology in more strenuous situations, the IAC is acting […]

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

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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How a New Bill Will Protect EV Buyers and Automakers

Energy expert Michael Davies of Green Econometrics checks in with his thoughts on a new bill introduced by U.S. Reps. Terri Sewell (AL-07) Emanuel Cleaver (MO-05), and Eric Swalwell (CA-15) which would ensure that car buyers and automakers in the United States—and particularly those in Alabama—may immediately and fully benefit from the cost-cutting and […]

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How a New Bill Will Protect EV Buyers and Automakers
November 11, 2022

Energy expert Michael Davies of Green Econometrics checks in with his thoughts on a new bill introduced by U.S. Reps. Terri Sewell (AL-07) Emanuel Cleaver (MO-05), and Eric Swalwell (CA-15) which would ensure that car buyers and automakers in the United States—and particularly those in Alabama—may immediately and fully benefit from the cost-cutting and […]

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Rethinking Recruiting: Automate for a Better Driver Hiring Experience

The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated many industries through rapid change, one of which was transportation, an industry which was already reeling from a worker shortage. Now, as companies begin to recover from global supply chain setbacks, they are faced with a new dilemma: where are all the drivers? With the shortage of drivers estimated to […]

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Are We There Yet? Advancing Driver Safety and Savings Through Data and AI

InsurTech 2.0 brings next-level promise in digital capabilities for the insurance industry, and that’s a good thing. Estimates show the InsurTech market will increase by $33.73 billion from 2020 to 2025, and the market’s growth momentum will accelerate at a CAGR of 45.28%. What are some of these technological innovations that promise to usher in […]

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The State of Facility Management: IFMA World Workplace 2022

In the latest, special-edition episode of “Are We There Yet?”, host Grant Harrell speaks with leaders in facility management about current and forthcoming changes in the field. Harrell discusses his visit to the annual IFMA World Workplace 2022, which kicked off in Nashville, Tennessee over the course of three days in late September. Harrell noted […]

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The State of Facility Management: IFMA World Workplace 2022
November 1, 2022

In the latest, special-edition episode of “Are We There Yet?”, host Grant Harrell speaks with leaders in facility management about current and forthcoming changes in the field. Harrell discusses his visit to the annual IFMA World Workplace 2022, which kicked off in Nashville, Tennessee over the course of three days in late September. Harrell noted […]

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Evolve: Are EVs for Everyone?

The EV market is growing with more government investment and auto manufacturers recognizing the increased user adoption of the technology. No longer a technology accessible for early adopters, EVs are fast becoming a realistic option for everyone. Cory Bullis, Senior Public Affairs Manager at FLO, and Gemma Trigueros, Designer UX at FLO, discussed this exciting […]

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The Most POWERFUL Conference of the Year, The Battery Show 2022

Grant Harrell, host of Are We There Yet? had the pleasure of attending Informa Markets’ The Battery Show in Novi, Michigan from September 13-15, 2022. The show featured the latest trends and topics in the transportation and mobility industry. It is the “largest battery and electric vehicle technologies trade show in America.”  When it comes to […]

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

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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Here Come the Little Electric Pickup Trucks
January 29, 2023

(Bloomberg) —Having zipped from six-figure sedans to Costco-crushing SUVs, electrification is finally zeroing in on the auto industry’s most esoteric form: the tiny pickup truck. At least two major carmakers are considering adding small, battery-powered pickups to their growing parade of EVs.At General Motors Co., spokesman Stuart Fowle says a pint-sized pickup is one of several […]

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SmartSky Receives Supplemental Type Certificate for Dassault Falcon 900 Aircraft
January 27, 2023

Research Triangle, NC – January 17, 2023 – SmartSky Networks, the leading provider of inflight air-to-ground (ATG) connectivity for business aviation, today announced the completion of an STC for the installation of SmartSky’s flagship hardware system on the Dassault Falcon 900 series aircraft. The Falcon 900 series, with more than 400 aircraft in service, joins a […]

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American Airlines Sees Profit Above Estimates on Steady Demand
January 26, 2023

(Bloomberg) — American Airlines Group Inc. expects profit this year to exceed estimates following a slow start, as steady demand for air travel keeps an industry recovery going into 2023. Full-year adjusted earnings will be $2.50 to $3.50 a share, the Fort Worth, Texas-based carrier said in a statement Thursday that also detailed fourth-quarter results. […]

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Denver and Hertz: Why a New Public-Private Partnerships Can Expand the Growth of EVs
January 26, 2023

EVs, or electric vehicles, are just as common today as gas-powered vehicles. But the benefits of EVs have skyrocketed the use of them in every aspect of the auto industry, and these advantages are responsible for their expanding growth. As EVs continue to increase in numbers on the road through regular interest, adding on to […]

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The FASTEST-MOVING Conference of the Year, CES 2023
January 25, 2023

The Consumer Technology Association’s annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) gathering is the premier event in consumer technology. This year’s fast-moving CES 2023 event featured exhibitions from global tech powerhouses and presentations from entrepreneurs and industry-leading keynote presentations.  During this weeklong Las Vegas event, transportation/mobility was very much a hot topic, and in fact, led […]

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A $3.6 Billion EV Charging Boost Is Still a Missed Opportunity
January 25, 2023

(Bloomberg) — The good news for automakers including Tesla, and charging network operators such as EVgo and Electrify America, is that changes to an 18-year-old US program that’s driven adoption of ethanol and biodiesel is getting a makeover for the electric-vehicle age. The Renewable Fuel Standard — a $30 billion a year crediting program — sets the volumes of biofuels that […]

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On the Road – Tesla Style
January 24, 2023

Let’s talk about Tesla. The electric car company founded in 2003 has arguably made headlines nearly every year since their first production of an EV, the Roadster, in 2008. And despite the sharp and steady decline in stock market value over the past nine months, Tesla has posted strong Q4 sales, in fact, the […]

Read More
How Rising Prices will Impact the Economic Forecast for Spring 2023
January 23, 2023

Global economies are still reeling and the results of that have shown up the year-end reviews of how several markets have performed. Tim Snyder, Economist at Matador Economics, recently discussed a few of these notable changes and his predictions for this spring. His economic forecast: a lot of fluctuation. For example, the energy complex recently started […]

Read More
A No-Go for NOTAMs—Flight Delays Caused by Major Computer Issue
January 19, 2023

Severe weather caused significant flight delays during the holiday season, but with clearer skies, passengers resumed regular air travel until late evening Tuesday, January 10, 2023. An overnight outage of the Federal Aviation Administration’s Notice to Air Missions System (NOTAMs) grounded thousands of flights in the U.S. on Wednesday morning, causing massive delays. Investigations […]

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