Machine Shop and Technology

Cracks in the ridesharing market—and how to fill them

by McKinsey Quarterly on

For all of its remarkable growth, ridesharing is still far from ubiquitous. To boost miles traveled, the industry will need new solutions, including smarter design.... Read full article

ARE TRUCK DRIVERS TESTED FOR ILLEGAL DRUG USE?

by Gray, Ritter & Graham on

The federal government reports that over the last dozen years the number of commercial transportation workers who failed drugged tests jumped 77 percent. ... Read full article

Fatal accident should put shop safety on our agenda

by ELLIOT MARAS on

Efficiency doesn't negate safety.... Read full article

Safelite auto-glass replacement practice challenged by glass-repair resin maker

by Dan Gearino on

Columbus-based Safelite is defending itself in federal court from a lawsuit challenging the company’s support for the so-called “dollar-bill rule” as a guide to determine whether to repair or replace cracked auto glass.... Read full article

Free Windshield Repair/Replacement From Your Insurance

by Joshua Taylor on

Be careful driving down the road with a chipped or cracked windshield.... Read full article

Repair or Replace Your Windshield the Right Way

by Philip Reed on

An Incorrect Installation Could Cost You Your Life... Read full article

Uber halts self-driving tests after pedestrian killed in Arizona

by Andrew J. Hawkins on

A woman was killed Sunday night in Tempe.... Read full article

Insurance Not Only Industry Facing Disruption from Driverless Vehicles

by Jack Sidders and Jess Shankleman on

The link between property and transport has been perhaps the most durable in human history.... Read full article

Waymo self-driving trucks are hauling gear for Google data centers

by TIMOTHY B. LEE on

Atlanta is Waymo's hub for real-world tests of its self-driving trucks.... Read full article

Kymco Noodoe Brings Connectivity to Scooter World

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Bringing the sort of connectivity features that are commonplace in cars to the scooter world presents some challenges. Trying to look down at a detailed map or manipulate a touchscreen while also keeping two hands on the bars could be seriously risky... Read full article