Mobile Boarding & Beyond: What Bus Companies Need to Focus on in 2021

CINCINNATI — Continued reopenings and successful vaccination campaigns will almost certainly lead to an increase in travel and tourism. While it may take some time to fully get back to pre-pandemic levels, bus and transit companies can benefit from this … Continue reading Mobile Boarding & Beyond: What Bus Companies Need to Focus on in 2021

GM’s Gerald Johnson recognized as 2021’s Black Engineer of the Year

By : Lango Deen DETROIT, MI (U.S. Black Engineer) — The 2021 Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA), held Thursday, Feb. 11 through Saturday, Feb. 13, was an all-digital event. The year’s conference theme was “Stand Up. Step Up. … Continue reading GM’s Gerald Johnson recognized as 2021’s Black Engineer of the Year

GM executive Telva McGruder promoted as automotive giant’s tech-inclusion missions rapidly evolve

DETROIT, MI (BDPA Detroit) ― General Motors Company (GM), welcomes Telva McGruder as their new Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer. In a recent statement, the global automotive corporation looks forward to Telva’s leadership as she expands on their current … Continue reading GM executive Telva McGruder promoted as automotive giant’s tech-inclusion missions rapidly evolve

An “Ecological Paradise”: Tesla Gigafactory Austin is now Official

AUSTIN, TX (BDPA Austin) — “We’re going to make it a factory that is going to be stunning; it’s right on the Colorado River. So we’re actually going to have to have a boardwalk over you, hiking, biking trail. It’s … Continue reading An “Ecological Paradise”: Tesla Gigafactory Austin is now Official

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao to Deliver Keynote at CES 2020

Secretary Chao to discuss innovation and the safe integration of new technologies ARLINGTON, VA — The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® announced U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao will deliver a keynote address at the upcoming CES® 2020, the world’s … Continue reading U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao to Deliver Keynote at CES 2020

Jaguar Land Rover and BlackBerry Deepen Partnership for Intelligent Vehicles

WATERLOO, Ontario–BlackBerry Limited and Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) announced they have deepened their partnership in developing the automotive manufacturer’s next generation vehicles. The collaboration between the companies has expanded to include: BlackBerry Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning technologies for Automotive.  … Continue reading Jaguar Land Rover and BlackBerry Deepen Partnership for Intelligent Vehicles

BDPA Detroit wins National Chapter of the Year Honors

ATLANTA, GA — National BDPA’s Detroit Chapter was named 2019’s BDPA Chapter of the Year during the organization’s 41st annual National BDPA Technology Conference and Career Fair in Atlanta, Georgia. (Above) Loraine Stewart-David, President, BDPA Detroit, receives 2019’s Chapter of … Continue reading BDPA Detroit wins National Chapter of the Year Honors

ALC ‘18 Transportation Braintrust promotes a stronger tech and multimodal workforce for U.S.

WASHINGTON //BDPA-DC// — The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) of 2018 featured a very dynamic session on transportation with significant technical and critical infrastructure overtones. This year’s panel discussion entitled, “Workforce Development and Emerging Technologies” was … Continue reading ALC ‘18 Transportation Braintrust promotes a stronger tech and multimodal workforce for U.S.

D.C. approves preliminary permit for NYC-DC Hyperloop

WASHINGTON, D.C. —The Boring Company is working with an as-yet unnamed firm, possibly Hyperloop One, to build a line between New York City and Washington, D.C., with stops in Philadelphia and Baltimore.  Engadget reports the newly projected total trip time between Washington … Continue reading D.C. approves preliminary permit for NYC-DC Hyperloop

Elon Musk’s tunnel project gets a verbal green light from the Feds for Hyperloop

WASHINGTON — Elon Musk tweeted his Boring Company’s latest tunnel project has received verbal approval from the federal government to build a hyperloop connecting New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington, DC. According to The Verge, Tesla’s founder will continue to … Continue reading Elon Musk’s tunnel project gets a verbal green light from the Feds for Hyperloop