7 Key Stats to Know About the Automotive Aftermarket

The automotive aftermarket — the secondary market for vehicle parts used in repair and maintenance — encompasses everything from brake parts to filters to batteries. Automotive aftermarket companies include General Motors, Bosch, Standard Motor Products, Denso, Federal-Mogul, and CARDONE Industries, among others.

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5 Top Trends in the Transportation Industry in 2018

The transportation industry is a vast ecosystem which covers everything related to the major modes of transport, namely, road, rail, marine, and air transport. This industry includes goods as well as passenger transport.

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6 Major Automotive Industry Trends That May Surprise You

The automotive industry has witnessed a drastic evolution post 2016 with many important advancements in technology. The old-fashioned four-wheeled cars, which were earlier equipped with basic features, have transformed into connected cars with advanced features such as cloud computing, big data, and the Internet of Things (IoT), among others.

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5 Things to Know About the Automotive Regenerative Braking System Market

According to a new market research report by BIS Research titled Global Automotive Regenerative Braking System Market - Analysis and Forecast: 2017–2026, the global regenerative braking system (RBS) market is expected to reach a value of $24.52 billion by 2026.

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The Global Trucking Industry and the Role of Artificial Intelligence

In its US Freight Transportation Forecast publication, the American Trucking Association (ATA) has estimated that freight transport in the US will grow to 20.73 billion tons by 2028, a growth of 36.6% from that of 2017 numbers (15.18 billion tons).

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Artificial Intelligence in Cars: What to Expect from 2017 to 2021

Self-driving cars represent the next generation of personal vehicles. Self-driving cars with artificial intelligence are starting to be used in 2017 and will gain more use in 2018.

By 2021, all the new personal vehicles being sold will have autonomous capability, which has the potential to increase performance and safety dramatically. 

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Global Unmanned Ground Vehicle Market to Reach $9.06 Billion by 2023

According to a recent research report by BIS Research, titled Global Unmanned Ground Vehicle Market - Analysis and Forecast (2016-2023), the global unmanned ground vehicle market is expected to reach $9.06 billion by 2023. The major factors contributing to the growth of the market are reduced human intervention, increased efficiency and the flexibility offered by unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs).

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Global Digital Transformation: 2017 Predictions from IDC

The International Data Corporation (IDC) FutureScape series provides clear predictions and expert insights to help technology suppliers, investors, IT professionals, and business executives strategize for the future.

Eight of these studies are highlighted below which cover a variety of areas undergoing transformative change including oil and gas, robotics, 3D printing, retail, connected vehicles, and more. Read on to learn about IDC’s 2017 predictions, and click to the report pages to access more detailed information.

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Ultra-Low-Cost Carriers Take Off

The US airline industry features three types of carriers in terms of operating model: traditional carriers, low-cost carriers (LCCs), and ultra-low-cost carriers (ULCCs). ULCCs – largely represented by Spirit Airlines (Spirit), Frontier Airlines, and Allegiant Travel Company (Allegiant) – experienced impressive revenue growth over the 2010-2015 period.

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Robotics and the Future of Motorcycle Testing

Technological innovation is transforming all aspects of the motorcycle production process, even the product testing phase. The development of new, state-of-the-art testing technologies allows companies to design and produce cutting-edge motorcycles that offer increased safety and superior performance.

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