Transportation http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6644/more en Platooning Lets Trucks Get By With a Little Help from Their Friends http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/platooning-lets-trucks-get-little-help-their-friends <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The new system generates 4.5% fuel savings for the lead truck and 10% for the follow truck in a two-truck platoon, according to independent testing by the North American Council for Freight Efficiency.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/platooning-lets-trucks-get-little-help-their-friends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/platooning-lets-trucks-get-little-help-their-friends#comments IndustryWeek Wire Material Handling & Logistics Transportation Innovation Operations The Latest Fri, 24 Feb 2017 18:34:00 +0000 579791 at http://www.industryweek.com Tesla Is Playing The Long Game http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/tesla-playing-long-game <div class="field-byline"> Martin Armstrong </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Tesla has been investing more and more in research and development over the last few years. In the fiscal year ending December 31, 2016, R&D spending hit 834.4 million U.S. dollars, continuing the clear upward trend.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/tesla-playing-long-game" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/tesla-playing-long-game#comments IndustryWeek Wire Statista Transportation Technology The Latest Thu, 23 Feb 2017 17:58:00 +0000 577821 at http://www.industryweek.com In Pictures: First Boeing 737-9 Noses Toward Rollout http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/pictures-first-boeing-737-9-noses-toward-rollout <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Boeing is close to unveiling the 737-9, the second member of its new CFM Leap-1B-powered MAX family. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/pictures-first-boeing-737-9-noses-toward-rollout" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/pictures-first-boeing-737-9-noses-toward-rollout#comments IndustryWeek Wire Aviation Week Transportation Technology The Latest Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:05:00 +0000 573971 at http://www.industryweek.com The Growth of the Autonomous Vehicle Market http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/growth-autonomous-vehicle-market <div class="field-byline"> GetOffRoad.com </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The autonomous car market is currently growing at an existential rate and many driverless vehicles are expected to be on our roads this year, and in large numbers. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/growth-autonomous-vehicle-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/growth-autonomous-vehicle-market#comments IndustryWeek Wire Transportation The Latest Tue, 07 Feb 2017 19:10:00 +0000 555831 at http://www.industryweek.com US Freight Railroads to Spend $22 Billion on Infrastructure in 2017 http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/us-freight-railroads-spend-22-billion-infrastructure-2017 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>U.S. freight railroads are projected to spend an estimated $22 billion to maintain and upgrade the nation’s private rail network in 2017.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/us-freight-railroads-spend-22-billion-infrastructure-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/us-freight-railroads-spend-22-billion-infrastructure-2017#comments IndustryWeek Wire Material Handling & Logistics Transportation Leadership The Latest Tue, 07 Feb 2017 16:42:00 +0000 554291 at http://www.industryweek.com Transportation Technology Wises Up http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/transportation-technology-wises <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Self-driving trucks, intelligent highways and freight-hauling apps are changing the way goods can be transported and delivered.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/transportation-technology-wises" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/transportation-technology-wises#comments Digital Tools Transportation Supply Chain Technology The Latest Fri, 03 Feb 2017 16:07:00 +0000 551091 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Who&rsquo;s behind the wheel? Nobody, actually, as autonomous vehicle technology pilots an Anheuser-Busch truck along a Colorado interstate.</p> Anheuser-Busch Ford is Rolling Out a New Line of Auto Parts http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/ford-rolling-out-new-line-auto-parts <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Ford Motor Co.’s Customer Service Division is establishing a new brand for a line of replacement automotive parts that will be supplied to Ford dealers, allowing them to offer a new option to customers for Ford and non-Ford vehicles. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/ford-rolling-out-new-line-auto-parts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/ford-rolling-out-new-line-auto-parts#comments IndustryWeek Wire American Machinist Transportation The Latest Thu, 26 Jan 2017 19:06:00 +0000 535891 at http://www.industryweek.com Lockheed Promises to Meet F-35 Cost Targets http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/lockheed-promises-meet-f-35-cost-targets <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Lockheed Martin CEO Hewson indicated the group would meet the U.S. Department of Defense’s 6-7% target for cost-containment on the critical F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/lockheed-promises-meet-f-35-cost-targets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/lockheed-promises-meet-f-35-cost-targets#comments IndustryWeek Wire American Machinist Companies & Executives Transportation Global Economy The Latest Thu, 26 Jan 2017 19:00:00 +0000 537921 at http://www.industryweek.com SAE’s 6 Levels of Self-Driving Cars http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/sae-s-6-levels-self-driving-cars <div class="field-byline"> Stephen Mraz </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The SAE International standard that defines the six levels of driving automation (J3016), a standard adopted by the U.S. Dept. of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, celebrates its third birthday this month. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/sae-s-6-levels-self-driving-cars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/sae-s-6-levels-self-driving-cars#comments Machine Design IndustryWeek Wire Transportation The Latest Tue, 24 Jan 2017 19:47:00 +0000 535051 at http://www.industryweek.com Forklift Awards Nominations Are Announced http://www.industryweek.com/warehousing-and-distribution/forklift-awards-nominations-are-announced <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Nominees to undergo one-week test and innovation check to determine winners.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/warehousing-and-distribution/forklift-awards-nominations-are-announced" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/warehousing-and-distribution/forklift-awards-nominations-are-announced#comments IndustryWeek Wire Material Handling & Logistics Transportation Warehousing and Distribution Leadership The Latest Tue, 24 Jan 2017 19:26:00 +0000 534501 at http://www.industryweek.com