Home From the Honeymoon, the Self-Driving Car Industry Faces Reality

July 13, 2018

Via: Wired
Category: Vehicles

AT THE BLOCKBUSTER plenary sessions, the chairs stretched so far back that even the most youthful Silicon Valley college dropouts-turned VC hoovers had to squint to see the action up in front. A handful of large projection screens hung between […]

Wow: Tesla just built 7,000 cars in a week

July 2, 2018

Category: Vehicles

When Tesla first unveiled their (more) affordable Model 3 electric car, many industry watchers—including our famously car-skeptic Lloyd—declared it a rather remarkable achievement: “The Whole world will want this car.” But with so many people making reservations long before they […]

Moore Stephens: Shipping Confidence Unchanged at Four-Year High

June 29, 2018

Category: Shipping

Shipping confidence held steady in the three months to end-May 2018, according to Moore Stephens’ latest Shipping Confidence Survey. The average confidence level was unchanged at the four-year high of 6.4 out of 10.0 recorded in February 2018. Confidence on […]


China Ocean Industry, Partners to Create Shipbuilding JV

July 11, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

China Ocean Industry Group has agreed with a company listed on SGX and Wuxi Tianshi Education Goods to establish a shipbuilding joint venture in Ruichang city, China. The framework agreement between China Ocean Industry, its subsidiary Jiangxi Shipbuilding, and the […]

Impact & Regulations

Automakers try to return attention to NAFTA talks

July 10, 2018

Via: Politico

A coalition of North American auto groups — including Alliance for Automobile Manufacturers and Association of Global Automakers — issued a statement Monday calling for the U.S., Canada and Mexico to resume NAFTA negotiations now that Mexico’s presidential election is […]


VV: Enthusiasm for New Ship Orders Started to Wane

July 10, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

The enthusiasm for newbuild orders across most shipping markets has started to wane after over USD 10 billion were committed in the first quarter of 2018, according to a report from VesselsValue. The total committed to new deliveries is now […]