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The Detroit Auto Show Proves Americans Sure Love SUVs

January 17, 2019

Via: Wired
Category: Vehicles

THE DETROIT AUTO Show circa 2004: Gas prices are low. Auto sales are is good. Bigger is better. The only electrics on the floor are the hybrids brought along by the Japanese automakers like Toyota and Honda. Tesla is a […]


Shipping Industry Calls for Adoption of the Clune Report

January 10, 2019

Category: Shipping

Namely, the Committee is scheduled to vote on Deirdre Clune’s report on the draft regulation for a European Maritime Single Window Environment on January 10. The shipping industry currently faces a mosaic of different information requirements and a costly array […]


Infrastructure push will hit familiar roadblocks in new Congress

January 2, 2019

Category: Infrastructure

— A new year means a fresh start for infrastructure legislation efforts, but they could run up against some familiar obstacles as the divided Congress gets to work. We examine how things could play out in the early going, plus […]


Shipping

Drewry: 2019 Another Solid Year for Container Market

January 15, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

“Aside from feeder ship replenishment, there has been no reaction from other lines to HMM’s mega-ship order and as such we have greatly reduced our projected new orders for 2020 onwards,” Simon Heaney, senior manager, container research at Drewry and […]


Travel and Public transit

Greenbrier Reports Lower 1Q Net Income, Higher Revenue as Orders Soar Nearly 70%

January 14, 2019

Via: Transport Topics

The Greenbrier Cos. reported lower net income and higher revenue for its fiscal 2019 first quarter amid strong orders for double-stack intermodal units, tank cars and heavy-duty flat cars. GBX is an international supplier of equipment and services to the […]


Impact & Regulations

Air traffic control union sues government

January 14, 2019

Via: Politico

— Some good news for furloughed and unpaid federal transportation workers came Friday as the partial government shutdown (now the longest ever) stretched into its fourth week. TSA said it will be able to pay workers for one day of […]