Global car exports by country were valued at US$740.1 billion for 2017. Cars represent the world’s number one export product by value in recent years, surpassing crude petroleum revenues handicapped by lower oil prices.
Commodity prices were mixed in March, with energy prices rising 0,6 % and non-energy prices falling 0,7 percent.
Electric vehicles may one day be able to recharge while driving down the highway, drawing wireless power directly from plates installed in the road that would make it possible to drive hundreds -- if not thousands -- of miles without having to plug in.
Researchers are laying the foundation for more widespread use of lithium metal batteries. They have developed a method to mitigate the formation of dendrites -- crystal-like masses -- that damage the batteries' performance.
Commodity prices were mixed in February, with energy prices falling 5,4 % and non-energy prices rising 1,2 percent.
With new advanced programming methods, even small- and medium-sized companies can easily integrate robots into their production line or service area to enhance revenues and process efficiencies.
A basic building block of modern technology, inductors are everywhere: cellphones, laptops, radios, televisions, cars. And surprisingly, they are essentially the same today as in 1831, when they were first created by English scientist Michael Faraday. Now, a team has taken a materials-based approach to reinventing this fundamental component of modern electronics.