Linky Friday: Planes, Trains, & Automobiles
[LF1] How a new satellite constellation could allow us to track planes all over the globe
[LF3] How important is Ford’s Super Duty Truck line? ““Our North American truck and van business together — just our commercial business — it would be a Fortune 40 company,” Kumar Galhotra, president of Ford’s North American operations, told reporters at a briefing in Detroit last week. “It would be bigger than Procter & Gamble. That’s how important this segment is for us.”
[LF4] Why There Are No Nuclear Airplanes: Strategists considered sacrificing older pilots to patrol the skies in flying reactors. An Object Lesson.
[LF9] Look out, UPS and FedEx? Amazon filing cites ‘intense competition’ in transportation and logistics
[LF11] Uber just added public transportation to its app: Starting with Denver, Uber aims to become a one-stop shop for all modes of transportation
[LF16] How Will Motorcyclists Safely Ride Among Autonomous Automobiles? BMW is using a “riderless” R1200GS to assure motorcycling’s future
[LF20] The US proposed to pay Denmark $100 million to buy Greenlandafter flirting with the idea of swapping oil-rich land in Alaska for strategic parts of the bleak Arctic island, documents in the National Archives show.