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Car Repair Shops Are Thriving During Chip Shortage

Repair Shops Are Seeing A Resurgence
  Key Points: According to a Statista report, global sales of automobiles are projected to fall under 70 million units in 2021. The chip shortage has increased the value of used cars, which has led to an increase in vehicle repairs as car owners invest in their automotive asset. Even if production were to increase or the Read more

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Car Repair Shops Are Thriving During Chip Shortage
  Key Points: According to a Statista report, global sales of automobiles are projected to fall under 70 million units in 2021. The chip shortage has increased the Read more
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Should Airlines Be Planning for a Future with “Half the Business Travel”
  Few industries have felt the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic as acutely as the airlines. A continuing concern for these companies is the evolving nature of work. As Read more
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Will Car Makers Shifting to EV Production Create More Jobs?
  Keypoints: The car market industry is primed for a major shift to EV production. Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess warns his company could lose 30,000 jobs if they Read more
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Tax Incentives for the Trucking Industry Will Speed Up Clean Driving Adoption
  Keypoints: Oregon Senator Ron Wyden introduced a proposal for major tax incentives for clean driving adoption. Daimler Trucks could reap major benefits from the Read more
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Is the Automotive Industry Facing a Simlilar Crisis to 2008?
  Key Points: Automotive companies are trying to keep production flowing by building inventory with everything but missing chip components. If the chip shortage were to Read more
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What Could Happen to the Auto Industry If the Chip Shortage Were to Get Worse?
Car makers are still feeling the impacts of the pandemic in a major way. According to a new forecast from IHS Markit inventory shortages and higher prices will likely be plaguing Read more

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Trends and Technology at InfoComm 2021
Don’t Touch This: Trends and Technology at InfoComm 2021
October 22, 2021
  Key Points: The cost in the LED market has dramatically decreased from a manufacturing perspective and a consumer demand perspective, LED's are a lot more attainable. The LED market is expected Read more
Mainstream Modular: The Engineering Specifics of Modular Construction
October 22, 2021
  DCI Engineers, a structural and civil engineering services company based out of Seattle, Washington, since 1988 partnered with Guerdon on several modular construction projects. Troy Bean, Read more
Adjusting the Way We Approach an Injured Worker
Adjusting the Way We Approach an Injured Worker
October 22, 2021
A new term was coined to illustrate those that use their body for work—an industrial athlete. With this new designation comes new ways to think about the healing and recovery process when workers get Read more
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Car Repair Shops Are Thriving During Chip Shortage
October 21, 2021
  Key Points: According to a Statista report, global sales of automobiles are projected to fall under 70 million units in 2021. The chip shortage has increased the value of used cars, which has led to an increase in vehicle repairs as car owners invest in their automotive asset. Even if production were to increase or the Read more
Should Airlines Be Planning for a Future with “Half the Business Travel”
October 19, 2021
  Few industries have felt the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic as acutely as the airlines. A continuing concern for these companies is the evolving nature of work. As many businesses have adjusted to using Zoom or Microsoft Teams for remote meetings, the emphasis being placed on business travel has been dramatically reduced. For more Read more
Will Car Makers Shifting to EV Production Create More Jobs?
October 18, 2021
  Keypoints: The car market industry is primed for a major shift to EV production. Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess warns his company could lose 30,000 jobs if they transition slowly to electric vehicles. Electric vehicles are more mechanically simple, leading to quicker assembly and reducing the need for regular Read more
Tax Incentives for the Trucking Industry Will Speed Up Clean Driving Adoption
October 18, 2021
  Keypoints: Oregon Senator Ron Wyden introduced a proposal for major tax incentives for clean driving adoption. Daimler Trucks could reap major benefits from the incentive, with an EV that can travel 200 miles. Lynn Lyon supports tax incentives for companies to adopt electric vehicles. Commentary: This year Oregon Senator Ron Read more
Is the Automotive Industry Facing a Simlilar Crisis to 2008?
October 14, 2021
  Key Points: Automotive companies are trying to keep production flowing by building inventory with everything but missing chip components. If the chip shortage were to continue for a longer period of time, more companies could shutdown. Automotive companies should be cautious and continue to produce while they weather the supply Read more
What Could Happen to the Auto Industry If the Chip Shortage Were to Get Worse?
October 12, 2021
Car makers are still feeling the impacts of the pandemic in a major way. According to a new forecast from IHS Markit inventory shortages and higher prices will likely be plaguing car makers until the first half of 2023, at which point it will hopefully enter a recovery phase. In the meantime, is there any financial resiliency lessons that were Read more
German Car Producers Have Cut Production, Will This Cause a Speed Bump in the Economy?
October 12, 2021
  Key Points: Semi-conductors aren't the only shortage in Germany but also copper aluminum cobalt, lithium nickel which is need to manufacture an electric vehicle Germany's economy relies heavily on the export of automobiles Things that happen across the world in the automotive industry can impact the automotive industry in the Read more
Can Intelligent Systems Give Auto Leaders A Fresh Business Model?
October 11, 2021
  3 Key Points An intelligent system with EV's could look like an intelligent torque distribution system that can help with traction during bad weather and maximize batter life. Intelligent systems could also help vehicles and pedestrians interact in the future Intelligent systems could also communicate with infrastructure which would Read more
Trucks Move 72% of Our Goods, Will Infrastructure Capacity Force This to Shift?
October 6, 2021
  Finding alternative fuel and alternative ways of transportation is something that many are pushing forward in order to help the environment. Electric cars are starting to be more common, but when it comes to freight trucking, there is no such option. We asked energy influencer and host of the Drive Clean podcast, Lynn Lyon: Will there be a Read more