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March 25, 2014

Diesel Gets Automakers’ Vote of Confidence

Automakers are far more confident about diesel’s popularity in the U.S. than they are about hybrids or electric cars. Here's a look at the real value of diesel.
March 10, 2014

How Defense Companies Can Gain an Advantage in 2014

If defense companies are to survive and grow in the current downturn, they must focus on building capabilities while cutting costs.
January 20, 2014

America’s Real Manufacturing Advantage

A new wave of software innovation is about to transform industry—and give the United States the chance for a lasting edge. See also America’s Manufacturing Advantage—In Pictures.
January 15, 2014

Future Disruptions in Transportation—2014 and Beyond

How same-day delivery, 3D printing, and autonomous vehicles will affect the sector.
December 18, 2013

Beating Competitors with High-Speed Innovation

French railway giant SNCF responded to the threat of low-priced upstarts by creating a lab to accelerate R&D and cut its cost.
November 11, 2013

The U.S. Auto Industry Is Booming Again—Will It Continue?

Strong new vehicle designs and pent-up demand are pushing sales volumes back up near historic highs, and reduced cost structures mean profitability is up too.
November 6, 2013

From Halfway around the World to a Store Near You

Journalist and author Rose George recounts her voyage on a container ship, transporting goods across the globe.
October 28, 2013

Will Volkswagen Bring Mitbestimmung to Chattanooga?

Worker participation in management decisions has long been controversial, but the benefits far outweigh the risks.
August 19, 2013

Same-Day Delivery? Not So Fast

Traditional retailers can outshine their online competitors in the distribution game.
July 25, 2013

Driverless Trucks May Be Just around the Bend

Autonomous vehicle technology will transform the trucking industry.
May 28, 2013

Flight of the Drone Maker

How a small firm named AeroVironment is changing the course of airplanes, automobiles, and warfare. See also The Drone Maker’s Story—In Pictures
May 28, 2013

The Next Autonomous Car Is a Truck

The obstacles to adoption are significant, but driverless technology now in development could transform long-haul trucking.