China and the USA have a combined $1 trillion truck freight market and companies are racing to self driving trucks

China does not have restrictions on testing autonomous (self driving) vehicles. A number of companies are developing automation technologies that promise to lower costs, reduce accidents, and improve overall efficiency for the trucking industry by allowing drivers to make longer trips that include periods of rest. In Europe and the U.S., Volvo, Daimler, Uber, and …

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Barrons thinks the Trump Presidency will make America Spend Again

Barrons is the leading weekly financial newspapers. They have a video and articles covering what the financial people are thinking will happen with a Trump presidency Initially markets were negative to the Trump win with index futures down their maximum overnight 5% limit. Then recovering to up 2% by the end of normal trading hours. …

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Aerial photos of likely new Type 001A 60,000 ton Chinese aircraft carrier

A new navel hull, first noted under construction in imagery captured on 10 March, is in an advanced state of assembly at Dalian shipyard. China was reported to be ready to launch its first domestically built aircraft carrier, known as the Type 001A, on Dec. 26 according to Hong Kong newspaper Ming Pao. IHS Jane’s …

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India will depend on foreign tanks like the Russian Armata

India might likely use Russia’s new Armata tank as a prototype for its own armored vehicle, Gazeta.ru reported. Earlier this month, defense expert Samir Patil from India’s Gateway House analytical center said his country was willing to buy the Armata platform or some of its elements for future development of their own tank. Soviet and …

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