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Industry, Transportation & Infrastructure

Lordstown Motors now says that it has no binding orders for EV truck

June 17, 2021

Via: ArsTechnica

Lordstown Motors said on Tuesday that its Endurance electric pickup truck would enter limited production later this year, with Lordstown President Rich Schmidt telling journalists that the company had “binding orders” that would fund production until May 2022. The company […]


Industry, Transportation & Infrastructure

GM increases EV and AV investments to $35B through 2025

June 16, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

General Motors Co. has yet again upped the amount it says it will spend on electric and autonomous vehicle investments, saying Wednesday that it would spend $35 billion through 2025 – an $8 billion increase from its previous plan announced […]


Industry, Transportation & Infrastructure

Founders Ben Schippers and Evette Ellis are riding the EV sales wave

June 15, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

EV sales are driving demand for services and startups that fulfill the new needs of drivers, charging station operators and others. Evette Ellis and Ben Schippers took to the main stage at TC Sessions: Mobility 2021 to share how their […]


Industry, Transportation & Infrastructure

House Committee on Transportation advances two bipartisan infrastructure bills

June 14, 2021

Via: Transportation Today News

The U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure approved two major pieces of legislation to modernize America’s roads, bridges, highways, rail, transit, and wastewater systems. Committee Chair Peter DeFazio (D-OR) said the two bills, the INVEST in America Act and […]


Industry, Transportation & Infrastructure

Bridge infrastructure bill reintroduced in House

June 9, 2021

Via: Transportation Today News

U.S. Reps. Darin LaHood (R-IL), Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), Garret Graves (R-LA), and Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY) reintroduced legislation that would establish a dedicated source of funding to repair American bridges. The Bridge Investment Act, previously introduced in 2019 and 2017, […]


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Equipment manufacturers virtually meet with Buttigieg to discuss American Jobs Plan

June 9, 2021

Via: Transportation Today News

More than two dozen equipment manufacturing executives and representatives of American Equipment Manufacturers’ (AEM) staff met with U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg Monday to discuss President Joe Biden’s American Jobs Plan to invest in American infrastructure. Buttigieg spoke to the […]


Industry, Transportation & Infrastructure

Biden to launch task force on bottlenecks in supply chains

June 8, 2021

Via: Washington's Top News

After completing a review of supply chains, the Biden administration announced Tuesday that it was forming a task force to address the bottlenecks in the semiconductor, construction, transportation and agriculture sectors. Administration officials said the goal of the review, detailed […]


Industry, Transportation & Infrastructure

House Dems unveil $547B infrastructure bill amid Biden talks

June 4, 2021

Via: Washington's Top News

House Democrats are weighing in on the infrastructure negotiations between President Joe Biden and Senate Republicans by calling for a public works boost that would dedicate about $547 billion over five years to roads, public transit systems and rail programs. […]


Industry, Transportation & Infrastructure

Biden, GOP senator to meet as infrastructure deadline looms

June 2, 2021

Via: Federal News Network

Deadline looming, President Joe Biden is set to meet with the top Senate Republican negotiator on infrastructure as the administration signals time is running out to strike a bipartisan deal on the White House’s big investment proposal and top legislative […]


Industry, Transportation & Infrastructure

AAA automates road service scheduling

May 28, 2021

Via: CIO

The ripple effects the COVID-19 pandemic won’t be fully understood for years if ever, but the boost in digital channel consumption in most sectors has been edifying. With contactless service in high demand, every business is taking the “tap here […]