As electrified propulsion systems, including hybrid and plug-in electrics, gain market share through 2026, gasoline engines will likely take an increasing share of the remaining conventional ICE sales.
August 21, 2017
Consumer acceptance, cost, and infrastructure support remain challenges to mass adoption of electric propulsion systems in the near to mid-term.
Primary barriers to adoption include data security and privacy concerns, alignment with existing legacy framework, and associated costs of technology adoption.
August 15, 2017
A recent survey found that 30% of transportation industry respondents plan to introduce robotics into their business operations within the next year, with another 22% actively assessing the technology.
The most common of these thin-film vacuum coating processes include evaporation (e.g., using a cathodic arc or thermal technique), ion beam deposition, and sputtering (e.g., using plasmas). All PVD coating processes must occur inside a vacuum chamber so that the vaporized materials do not react with any atmospheric contaminants that could interfere with the microscopic layer of coating, or with the adhesion of the growing thin film to the substrate.
Increasing production of composites-rich commercial and regional aircraft, along with the development of new composite applications in different industries, are major growth drivers for the testing market in the composites industry.
July 26, 2017
The global composites testing market was reportedly valued at $1.2 billion in 2016 and is projected to witness a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.2% over the next five years to reach $1.9 billion in 2022.