TSTC student gains hands-on skills in Automotive Technology program

Rey Rocha has always had an interest in gears, transmissions and engines.

Now he is gearing up to receive his Associate of Applied Science degree in Automotive Technology from Texas State Technical College this fall, and he already has a full-time job lined up.

Rocha is currently working part time at Boggus Ford in Harlingen through TSTC’s cooperative education program as a technician’s assistant, an opportunity that will transition to full time after he graduates this fall.

“I chose to study automotive technology because I have an interest in the theory and combined systems that come together and make the modern vehicle,” Rocha said. “I like using tools and dexterity to accomplish a job.”

The accomplishment he feels after completing a vehicle repair is what drives him to continue to thrive in the field.

“Nothing beats the feeling of being able to troubleshoot the fault in a vehicle, repair it,

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KDOT offers new transportation technology funding

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – The Kansas Department of Transportation has made new transportation program funding available.



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The Kansas Department of Transportation says projects that promote safety, improve access or mobility and update transportation technology can now receive financial assistance in the new Innovative Technolgy Program.

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KDOT says all transportation modes and technologies are eligible and non-governmental applications will also be considered.

“As a leader in UAS, it’s important that we implement new technologies safely. Citizens at Local Consult meetings across the state last year stressed the need for technology opportunities to better position Kansas for the future,” said Secretary Julie Lorenz. “This program will help both rural and urban areas of the state improve the transportation system.” 

KDOT says it will hold an informational webinar about the program on Thursday, Sept. 3, at 10:30 a.m.

According to the Department, the program has

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Memory for Connected and Autonomous Vehicle Market Trend, Technology Innovations and Growth Prediction 2020-2026

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Aug 25, 2020 (Market Insight Reports) —
Final Report will add the analysis of the impact of COVID-19 on this industry.

MarketIntelligenceData report, titled Global Memory for Connected and Autonomous Vehicle Market Size and Forecast to 2025 presents a comprehensive take on the overall market. Analysts have carefully evaluated the milestones achieved by the global Memory for Connected and Autonomous Vehicle market and the current trends that are likely to shape its future. Primary and secondary research methodologies have been used to put together an exhaustive report on the subject. Analysts have offered unbiased outlook on the global Memory for Connected and Autonomous Vehicle market to guide clients toward a well-informed business decision.

The Global Memory for Connected and Autonomous Vehicle Market offers useful insights into the trends and the factors that propel this Global market. This

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Automotive HUD Market by Technology, HUD Type, Vehicle Class, Dimension, Vehicle Type, Sales Channel, and Region – Global Forecast to 2025 – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Automotive HUD Market by Technology (AR-HUD, Conventional HUD), HUD Type (Combiner, Windshield), Vehicle Class (Economy, Mid-Segment, Luxury Car), Dimension (2D and 3D), Vehicle Type, Sales Channel (OEM, Aftermarket), and Region: Global Forecast to 2025” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

The global automotive HUD market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 31.3% during the forecast period, from USD 866 million in 2020 to USD 3,372 million by 2025.

The increase in the variety of connected features available in a passenger car and the safety and convenience attached to them have increased the demand for connected vehicles that provide superior convenience, comfort, and entertainment. The increase in the time spent inside a car due to traffic congestions has increased the demand for in-car connected features.

Advanced HUDs are an indispensable part of connected vehicles. Connected cars provide audio and visual entertainment from infotainment units

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Tianjin Haiyue Technology Co., Ltd.

Our most competitive products, bicycle parts, include: bicycle frame&front fork parts, frame pivot,fork pivot,cable stopper, dropout, front fork stem, bridge plate, B.B shell, frame &fork End, Allen key, head tube, brake columns(pivot), Our most competitive products – bicycle parts include: bicycle frame & front fork part, frame pivot, fork pivot, cable stopper, dropout, front fork stem, bridge plate, B.B shell, frame & fork end, Allen key, head tube, brake column (pivot), axis, lock axis (pivot), stop plug, full port, fork rack fitting, non-standard fork fastener, and special-shaped standard part.

Tianjin Haiyue Technology Co., Ltd. which is located in Shigezhuang Town, Wuqing District, Tianjin City, P.R. China, was founded in February 2006. Our company is the general taxpayer corporate unit, with the right of handling import and export business.

There are 50 sets of Taiwanese cold heading machines and matching equipment. We have an area of 12,000 square meters, and a

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Global Automotive AR & VR Market Report 2020: Insights by Component, Technology, Application, Vehicle Type, Driving Autonomy and Region

The “Global Automotive Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality Market by Component, Technology, Application, Vehicle Type, Driving Autonomy, and Region 2020-2026: Trend Forecast and Growth Opportunity” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

The global automotive AR and VR market is expected to reach $53.76 billion by 2026, representing a 2020-2026 CAGR of 79.5%.

In this report 2019 is the base year for market analysis, with forecast covering 2020-2030.

Highlighted with 88 tables and 72 figures, this 154-page report is based on a comprehensive research of the entire global automotive AR and VR market and all its sub-segments through extensively detailed classifications. Profound analysis and assessment are generated from premium primary and secondary information sources with inputs derived from industry professionals across the value chain.

In-depth qualitative analyses include identification and investigation of the following aspects:

  • Market Structure
  • Growth Drivers
  • Restraints and Challenges
  • Emerging Product Trends & Market Opportunities
  • Porter’s Fiver
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GM ‘Came Out Swinging’ Against Tesla With Its Electric-Vehicle Technology

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General Motors
has big electric-vehicle ambitions, and Wall Street appears to be impressed.

“GM comes out swinging against Tesla,” Wedbush analyst Dan Ives wrote in a Wednesday evening research report, following the company’s electric-vehicle technology presentation near Detroit earlier in the day.

Ives covers
Tesla
(ticker: TSLA) stock but not General Motors (GM). He was interested in what the state of EV technology is at a traditional auto maker that predominantly builds gasoline-powered vehicles. “We believe the event was a clear shot across the bow against [Elon] Musk and Tesla, which continues to lead the EV landscape by a clear margin.”

Even though Ives thinks Tesla is in the lead, he said Musk’s company has to take GM “seriously in this EV arms race.”

GM CEO Mary Barra said Wednesday that “from 2020 to 2025, we will allocate more

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Bicycle Technology | The Franklin Institute

The late 1800s ushered in a huge bicycle boom, and people began to experiment with bicycle shapes and styles to suit the varying needs of the rider. Will this bicycle be used for racing or for recreation? How fast will the rider want to go? How comfortable should the rider be while riding? Is this bicycle safe to ride? These questions and much more led people to develop new technologies that would help evolve the bicycle from the high-wheel models seen in early pictures to some of the high-tech racing machines we have today.

In the last decade of the 19th century, at least one-third of all new patent applications at the U.S Patent Office were bicycle related. People focused the changes and improvements they made on what they thought bicycle riders wanted or required. Despite a varying degree of styles and models, four major focuses stood out from the

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