U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced $4.85 million in grants to six Marine Highway projects along the waterways of 17 states and the District of Columbia. The goal of the Maritime Administration’s Marine Highway Program is to expand the use of U.S.
The uploader has a valid point about coastal erosion, but the video provides a pretty cool visualization of a ship’s displacement i.e. the weight of a the volume of water displaced by a ship. According to the uploader the video was filmed in the St. Show More Summary
Electrochlorination equipment supplier De Nora has received an order from tanker company Overseas Shipholding Group (OSG) for its BALPURE ballast water treatment systems (BWTS). OSG will retrofit the proprietary slipstream electrochlorination BWTS on four 69…
Without question, the modern era of the most famous race in the world—the 24 Hours of Le Mans—has belonged to Audi. That comes to an end this year. This is the way things had to go. Read more...
'The Escape' brings back Clive Owen for a 13-minute film directed by Neill Blomkamp, known for 'District 9' and 'Elysium.'
I suspect that an alarming number of our readers are too young to remember CARtoons, the only magazine in the history of humankind dedicated to goofy comic strips about cars. It was wonderful. It also may have been one of the most accurate predictors of cars of today. Read more...
By Joe Ryan (Bloomberg) — The next U.S. offshore wind farm in the U.S. will probably be almost 500 miles (800 kilometers) from the nearest ocean. The Lake Erie Energy Development Corp. expects to finalize a deal by yearend with Fred....Show More Summary
By Aibing Guo (Bloomberg) — Cnooc Ltd., China’s biggest offshore oil and gas producer, posted a 15 percent fall in third-quarter sales as output declined with capital spending. Revenue from oil and natural gas was 30.75 billion yuan ($4.5 billion) in the three months ended Sept. Show More Summary
Shoulda bought yesterday. Continue reading Tesla earned a profit last quarter, which is sending TSLA stock up Tesla earned a profit last quarter, which is sending TSLA stock up originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 26 Oct 2016 16:56:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
Lutz stops short of comparing Tesla founder Elon Musk to David Koresh or Jim Jones. Continue reading Bob Lutz: 'Tesla supporters are like members of a religious cult' Bob Lutz: 'Tesla supporters are like members of a religious cult' originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 26 Oct 2016 16:56:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
If you’re looking to add a subtherapeutic dose of sex appeal to your TLX, Acura has a new GT package with your name on it. The automaker claims the race-inspired offering embodies track-proven performance and marks the company’s racing heritage. Show More Summary
While the poll respondents leaned Republican, a third of those surveyed chose neither candidate as their preferred presidential choice. Continue reading Democrats see themselves as Teslas, Republicans as Corvettes Democrats see themselves as Teslas, Republicans as Corvettes originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 26 Oct 2016 16:31:00 EDT. Show More Summary
The late 90's Dodge Viper GTS, the most Viper of all Vipers, was rated to 11 MPG city and 21 MPG highway by the arbiters of efficiency ratings at the EPA. Let’s see how hard it is to actually hit those numbers in one of these cars today. Read more...
Has Tesla turned the corner? The company's Q3 numbers show a profit. A small one, but a profit nevertheless.
Shipments of iron ore on the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway totaled 5,258,269 tons in September, a decrease of 5.6 percent compared to a year ago, the Lake Carriers’ Association reported. Shipments trailed the month’s five-year average by even more, 15.3 percent. Shipments from U.S.
Genesis is open for business in the U.S.
But first, the Marines will start by equipping its infantry squads with simple quadcopters. Continue reading Marine Corps wants 'swarm' drones for amphibious warfare Marine Corps wants 'swarm' drones for amphibious warfare originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 26 Oct 2016 16:01:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
Susan Hayman, Foss Maritime VP of HSQE & External Affairs, has been nominated by President Barack Obama to the United States Merchant Marine Academy's (USMMA) Board of Visitors. This key administrative post is for a term of two years, commencing at the beginning of each Congress.
This styling update is so good it makes the existing GT3 look a little dated already. Continue reading The 2017 Porsche 911 GT3 will get a great facelift to go with the manual everyone wants The 2017 Porsche 911 GT3 will get a great facelift to go with the manual everyone wants originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 26 Oct 2016 15:52:00 EDT. Show More Summary
The Volkswagen Group’s US$14.7 billion ($19.3 billion) Dieselgate settlement with various US authorities, including the Environmental Protection Agency and California Air Resources Board, has been formally approved by US District Judge Charles Breyer. Show More Summary