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Virginia Tech Transportation Institute Awarded Grants for Automated Vehicle Research

The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI) will receive two U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) grants totaling $15 million to advance research on the safe integration of automation into U.S. roadways, according to VTT. The grants were awarded through the Automated … Continue reading

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King Shows Frustration Amid Waiting to Be Confirmed and Steps Down

“How do you know when you are working too hard? When your vacation is reported as a career change,” a LinkedIn post from Deputy NHTSA Administrator Heidi King reads, who will now be resigning effective August 31, 2019. The post … Continue reading

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New Published Automated Vehicle Report Aims to Educate Your Customers

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) published Preparing For The Future Of Transportation 3.0 which is filled with the department’s thoughts on how everyone should be preparing for increased technological advancements in the next few years. It also includes a … Continue reading

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Looks Like More Than The U.S. Government Is Shutdown

When children argue it usually doesn’t last long before they make up, but when adults argue there’s no set time limit. This can even be seen though the most recent government shutdown. The United States entered day 24 today, making … Continue reading

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Three Companies Receive DOT Numbers

The Department of Transportation recently awarded three DOT numbers to two international automotive glass companies and one U.S.-based automotive company. eNow Energy, based in Warwick, RI, received DOT number 1101. The company, debuted in 2011 and focused on the trucking … Continue reading

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Several Foreign and Domestic Companies Receive DOT Numbers

The Department of Transportation recently awarded seven DOT numbers to several international automotive glass companies and two U.S.-based automotive supplies company. Diamond Glass S.A de C.V, based in Ecatepec de Morelos, Mexico, received DOT number 1094. The company, which was … Continue reading

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November Travel Continued Downward Trajectory

Travel on all roads and streets experienced a slight uptick in November 2017, increasing 1.1 percent, or 2.8 billion vehicle miles, compared to November 2016, according to the latest figures from the Federal Highway Administration. Month-over-month miles driven increased slightly … Continue reading

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November Travel on All Roads Surpasses Last Year’s Figures

Travel on all roads and streets experienced a slight uptick in November 2017, increasing 1.1 percent, or 2.8 billion vehicle miles, compared to November 2016, according to the latest figures from the Federal Highway Administration. Month-over-month miles driven dropped marginally … Continue reading

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September’s Miles Driven Drops Month-Over-Month

Travel on all roads and streets increased slightly in September 2017, increasing .3 percent, or .8 billion vehicle miles, compared to September 2016, according to the latest figures from the Federal Highway Administration. Month-over-month miles driven decreased by 7.3 percent.  … Continue reading

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DOT Awards Numbers to Chinese Glass Manufacturer, American Tour Company

The Department of Transportation recently awarded DOT numbers to a Chinese glass manufacturer and a Nashville-based transportation company. Joyride 1 was awarded DOT Number 1092. The company provides free point-to-point transportation and tours in open-air, low-speed vehicles. Joyride has locations … Continue reading

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3 Out of 10 Recalled Vehicles are Not Repaired; Maryland Program Aims to Change That

Millions of vehicles are under recall at any given moment in the U.S., but not all owners of recalled vehicles get their car fixed. Faulty windshields and sunroofs remain on many vehicles, posing a potential safety threat to drivers and … Continue reading

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Three North American Companies Awarded DOT Numbers

The Department of Transportation recently awarded DOT numbers to three North American glass companies.  Saand Rexdale, a glass manufacturer headquartered in Rexdale, Onatario, Canada, received DOT Number 1089. The company, which was established in 1989, manufactures and fabricates laminated glass, … Continue reading

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Miles Driven Continues Upward Trend

Travel on all roads and streets continued on an upward trend in June 2017, increasing 1.2 percent, or 3.4 billion vehicle miles, compared to June 2016, according to the latest figures from the Federal Highway Administration. However, month-over-month miles driven … Continue reading

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May’s Miles Driven Surpasses Last Year’s Figures

Travel on all roads and streets continued its steady climb in May 2017, increasing 2.2 percent, or 5.9 billion vehicle miles, compared to May 2016, according to the latest figures from the Federal Highway Administration. Month over month, miles driven … Continue reading

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DOT Divvies Out Three Numbers

The Department of Transportation recently awarded DOT numbers to two international glass companies and one U.S.-based. Pontevedresa Group, an automotive and flat glass manufacturer headquartered in Pontevedra, Spain, received DOT Number 1083. Pontevedra, which was established in 1959, specializes in … Continue reading

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DOT: Year-Over-Year Miles Driven Decreases

According to the latest figures from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), travel on all roads and streets changed for March 2017 by 0.8 percent, or 2.2 billion vehicle miles, compared to March 2016.  Seasonally adjusted figures represent a 0.5 … Continue reading

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DOT Awards Numbers to Three International Companies

The Department of Transportation recently awarded DOT numbers to three international automotive glass companies.  Asahi India Glass Ltd. (AIS), an automotive and integrated glass manufacturer headquartered in Guragon, India, received DOT Number 1080. AIS, which was established in 1984, has … Continue reading

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Automotive Glazing Companies Awarded DOT Numbers

The Department of Transportation recently awarded DOT numbers to two automotive glazing companies, one Chinese and one American. Xuchang Annaio Automotive Glass Co., Ltd. (ANNAIO), a Chinese automotive glass manufacturer headquartered in Xuchang, Henan Province, China, received DOT Number 1078. … Continue reading

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Next in ADAS? FHWA Announces Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Guidance

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced January 19 new Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) guidance that can improve safety and mobility by accelerating the deployment of V2I communication systems.

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DOT Designates 10 Automated Vehicle Proving Grounds For New Technologies

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has designated 10 proving ground pilot sites to encourage testing and information sharing around automated vehicle technologies, according to a DOT January 19 release.

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U.S. Travel Continues Upward Trend

Based on preliminary reports from state highway agencies, travel during November 2016 on all U.S. roads and streets in the nation changed by 4.3 percent (10.8 billion vehicle miles) resulting in estimated travel for the month at 262.2 billion vehicle-miles.

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Travel Trends Continue Upward Through September

Road travel in the United States continued a four-year upward trend in miles driven, according to the latest traffic volume report released by the Department of Transportation (DOT).

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U.S. DOT Proposes Cybersecurity Guidance to Automotive Industry

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) will look for public feedback on proposed guidance to protect vehicles from malicious cyber-attacks and unauthorized access.

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Transportation Dept. to Hold Public Meeting on Federal Automated Vehicles Policy

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced a public meeting for November to gain input on the department’s federal policy on automated vehicles.

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DOT Numbers Awarded to 3 Foreign Glass Companies

The Department of Transportation recently awarded DOT numbers to three international automotive glass companies.

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Automated Vehicles Policy issued by U.S. DOT

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has released its federal policy for automated vehicles.

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DOT Issues Nine New Numbers to Glass Companies

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) recently awarded nine new DOT numbers to automotive glass companies. DOT No. 1062 was awarded to Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions LLC in Grenada, Miss. Trulite offers a complete line of architectural aluminum products, … Continue reading

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Four New DOT Numbers Awarded for Automotive Glazing

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has recently awarded four new DOT numbers for automotive glazing. DOT No. 1042 was issued to Fuyao Group Shenyang Automotive Glass Co. Ltd. in Shenyang, Lianoning, China. The DOT issued No. 1043 to Saint-Gobain … Continue reading

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Two New DOT Numbers Awarded

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) recently awarded two new DOT numbers. One went to company in Wisconsin, while the other went to a company in Romania.

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Three New DOT Numbers Awarded for Automotive Glass

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) recently awarded three new DOT numbers for automotive glass, one to a company in China, another to a Pennsylvania company, and another to a Russian plant. DOT number 1032 was awarded to Ibis Tek … Continue reading

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Five New DOT Numbers Awarded

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) recently awarded five new DOT numbers to companies based in the United States, China and Korea.

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Two New DOT Numbers Awarded to U.S. and Argentina-based Companies

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) recently awarded two new DOT numbers to companies based in the United States and Argentina.

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Two New DOT Numbers Awarded to Italian Companies

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) recently awarded two new DOT numbers to companies based in Italy.

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New DOT Number Awarded to Poland-based Company

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) recently awarded a new DOT number to Glaspo, which is based in Wroclaw, Poland.

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New DOT Number Awarded to United Kingdom-Based Company

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) recently awarded a new DOT number to MI Glass Limited, which is based in Birmingham, U.K.

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