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- Chemical Industry Lends Speed To EV Market. The chemical sector has closed multiple deals related to the EV market. Through the American Battery Materials Initiative, writes Chemical Processing Executive Editor Jonathan Katz, the industry will assist in solidifying a U.S. EV supply chain.
- International eMV Drives Like a Diesel. After taking one around the Navistar Proving Grounds in northern Indiana, the International eMV is easy and fun to drive, writes Tom Berg in Construction Equipment. The chassis and other features of the electric utility truck are from the diesel series.
- Ultra-Thin Solar Cells Easily Conform, Bend, and Even Flex. At one-hundredth the weight of conventional solar cells, writes Bill Schweber for Electronic Design, these fabric-mountable solar cells were developed from a research team at MIT. The printing processes used to make them can be scaled to large-area manufacturing.
- 5 Ways Technology Can Improve Manufacturing Safety. Eric Whitley at EHS Today notes promising trends that look to improve conventional practices, including 5G, Edge Computing, Digitization, AI and more.
- The APWA's Top 5 Trending Technologies of 2023. Roads & Bridges editors shared these trending technologies from the American Public Works Association. The APWA looks into the potential impact on public works across all levels.
- EPA’s new HD emissions rules push manufacturers and fleets to plan ahead. FleetOwner Technology Editor Josh Fisher says the industry is preparing for stricter standards that the EPA will start imposing in 2027.
- Hunter Engineering, Dealerlogix announce partnership. Our partners at Vehicle Service Pros detail the integration of Hunter Engineering’s Quick Check Drive autonomous inspection system with Dealerlogix.
- Southwire casts 1st copper bar at advanced rod manufacturing plant in Georgia. Matt Vincent, senior editor for Cabling Installation & Maintenance, reports on the press release noting Southwire’s first copper bar at their new state-of-the-art copper rod plant in Carrollton, Georgia.