Industry Market Trends

Manufacturing Sector Posts Major Gains in February

March 6, 2013

The U.S. manufacturing sector expanded in February at its fastest pace in more than a year, providing a healthy boost to the overall economy thanks to strong gains in demand and output. Read More

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Suppliers to the EV Market Say it's Not All Bad News

March 6, 2013

chargepoint.GreenandClean1 As with the weather and politics, everyone seems to have an opinion about electric vehicles (EVs) and their future in the United States. The temperature has been rising in the debate lately, and in a high-profile way: Witness Tesla founder Elon Musk and his recent feud with a New York Times columnist over what Musk felt was unfair coverage of their new car in the newspaper. But while we often hear from customers, car manufacturers, and the media in the electric car debate, one side that's rarely heard from are the suppliers and distributors of EV parts and charging stations. Read More

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Viral Video Highlights Wealth Inequality in America

March 6, 2013

Over the past week, a YouTube video that highlights the wealth inequality in America has seized the nation’s attention. Using data from several sources, the approximately six-minute video compares how 5,000 Americans think the wealth in this country is divided, as opposed to reality. Read More