Transportation

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) is a standards setting body which publishes specifications, test protocols and guidelines which are used in highway design and construction throughout the United States. Despite its name, the association represents not only highways but air, rail, water, and public transportation as well.
If it happens on trains, planes or automobiles, you'll find it here.
  • Bloomberg

    Ford Says Trump Tariffs Make U.S. Steel Costliest in the World

    “U.S. steel costs are more than anywhere else in the world,” Joe Hinrichs, Ford’s president of global operations, said Monday at an event marking the start of Ranger pickup production at a factory west of Detroit. Ford Chief Executive Officer Jim Hackett last month called on President Donald Trump’s administration to resolve trade disputes quickly, warning that it would otherwise do “more damage” to the second-largest American automaker.

  • The 2019 Nissan Maxima Is Getting a New Look
    Car and Driver

    The 2019 Nissan Maxima Is Getting a New Look

    The updated sedan will have more active-safety tech, and we'll learn the full details at the Los Angeles auto show.

  • Tesla CEO Elon Musk Signals 'Dog Mode' Could Be on the Way
    Fortune

    Tesla CEO Elon Musk Signals 'Dog Mode' Could Be on the Way

    Tesla CEO Elon Musk Signals 'Dog Mode' Could Be on the Way

  • Taiwan train crash kills 18 in deadliest rail tragedy in decades
    Reuters

    Taiwan train crash kills 18 in deadliest rail tragedy in decades

    As of 9:35 p.m. (1335 GMT), all 366 passengers onboard - including the dead and injured - had been evacuated or removed from the wreckage, the Taiwan Railways Administration said. Hundreds of rescuers and military personnel worked through the wreckage with spotlights on Sunday night in search of survivors, with ambulances stationed nearby. "Check there, check there," several rescuers shouted while lifting a deformed car with a crane to look for survivors.