In celebration of America’s birthday, we’ve rounded up the top industry news happening in the states. So grab your hot dog and a cold one – you’re in for an all-American news recap!
FROM HISTORY.COM – The Cars That Made America
Ranging from the Ford Model T to the Chevrolet Corvette Roadster to the Dodge Minivan, there’s no day like the fourth to revisit some of the most influential cars in American history.
FROM REUTERS – U.S. June Auto Sales Seen up 2.5 Percent
As U.S. consumers continue to favor pickup trucks, SUVs, and crossovers over passenger cars, auto sales continue to rise for the second consecutive month of 2018.
FROM THE VERGE – The U.S. Army Is Using Machine Learning to Predict When Combat Vehicles Need Repair
To monitor mechanical operations of equipment, the U.S. army is enlisting AI for assistance. The $1 million pilot experiment will be using machine learning to detect patterns in data that are similar to past engine failures.
FROM WALL STREET JOURNAL – Artificial Intelligence May Make Traffic Congestion a Thing of the Past
Industries across the USA are transforming through artificial intelligence – and the transportation sector is no exception. In an effort to increase travel efficiency for both drivers and pedestrians, new AI-powered traffic lights reduce wait times by as much as 42%.