Global package delivery firm UPS says it is buying 125 hybrid electric delivery trucks. The trucks could achieve up to four times the fuel economy of a conventional vehicle. Freescale Semiconductor is expanding its automotive semiconductor portfolio for autonomous vehicles and advanced driver assistance systems by acquiring CogniVue. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Mitsubishi Heavy Industry has booked orders to build two liquified natural gas carriers. The ships will be used to transport shale gas produced primarily in North America from the Freeport LNG terminal to Japan. IHS Automotive cut its full year 2015 light vehicle sales forecast for China to 23.4 million units. This reflects a growth rate over 2014 of 1.4%. The growth outlook compares with a previous forecast from IHS of 4.4% year-over-year growth. After a year of quarterly year-over-year growth in 2014, global shipments of televisions suffered their biggest decline in more than five years during the second quarter.The 8% decline in the second quarter was the largest drop in shipments of TVs since the second quarter of 2009.
Watch: UPS buys electric trucks, Freescale Semi acquires CogniVue, TV shipments see a big decline
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In 2018, the IEEE Radar Conference arrives in vibrant Oklahoma City for the first time. Being centrally located in the US, OKC is known for great Southern cuisine, Midwestern hospitality, and a good helping of Wild West cowboy culture. Nearby Norman, OK is also the home of NOAA’s National Severe Storms Laboratory and the Advanced Radar Research Center at the University of Oklahoma, who collectively have driven much of the modern-day weather radar technology in the US. Do not miss this exciting week filled with novel radar advances and down-home fun.
The Society for Information Display (SID) is an industry organization for electronic displays, such as televisions and computer monitors. SID’s Display Week is the premier international event for the electronic display industry.
The Electronic Entertainment Expo, commonly known as E3, is an annual Trade Show for the computer and video games industry presented by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA).