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How hydrogen combustion engines can contribute to zero emissions

Source: Mckinsey

Regulators are tightening emissions rules for on-highway trucks in many of the world’s largest markets (Exhibit 1). From 2030 onward, regulators in Europe will require manufacturers to cut CO2 emissions for new on-highway trucks by 30 percent compared with 2019 levels. There are four true zero-emissions technologies to power vehicles: battery electric vehicles (BEVs), hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicles (FCEVs), hydrogen internal…

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$12 Billion Government Contractor Booz Allen Facilitates Ransomware Payments—Even Though The FBI Says Never Pay

Source: Forbes

Recent incidents hitting health institutions, gas giant Colonial Pipeline and beef supplier JBS have all shown how disruptive such attacks, in which hackers steal data, lock up victims’ files, and demand a ransom in return for unlocking it, can be. Both Colonial and JBS ended up paying millions to the hackers. This time around, though,…

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U.S. and EU resolve 17-year Boeing-Airbus trade dispute

Source: CNBC

The United States and European Union said Tuesday they have resolved a 17-year-long fight over aircraft subsidies, agreeing to suspend tariffs for five years stemming from the Boeing–Airbus dispute. “This meeting has started with a breakthrough on aircraft,” said European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, who met with President Joe Biden at a U.S.-EU summit in…

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Three keys to faster, better decisions

Source: Mckinsey

Two years ago, we wrote about how it was simultaneously the best and worst of times for decision makers in senior management. Best because of more data, better analytics, and clearer understanding of how to mitigate the cognitive biases that often undermine corporate decision processes. A survey we conducted recently with more than 1,200 managers across a…

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American Airlines, Virgin Atlantic place bets on U.K. air taxi startup

Source: Forbes

A British flying car company has won the support of American Airlines and Virgin Atlantic in securing one of the largest preorders of aircraft in the nascent “air taxi” industry to date. Vertical Aerospace said Thursday it has secured preliminary commitments for the purchase of up to 1,000 of its five-seat, electric-powered aircraft from the two major…

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How to Hedge Against Inflation

Source: A Wealth Of Common Sense

The year-over-year U.S. inflation rate came in today at nearly 5%, the fastest pace of higher prices since 2008. Some context is necessary around this number. A year ago the economy was still slowly waking up from its pandemic slumber. Beyond keeping your lifestyle inflation under control and increasing your pay, the best way to hedge…

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Fulfilling the promise of advanced analytics in oncology

Source: Mckinsey

In oncology we have read the exciting headlines predicting that big data and advanced analytics will transform cancer care and research and that all patients, thanks to machine learning, will soon receive personalized treatment plans. But progress has been arguably slower than initially envisioned. However, without a doubt, important advances are being made. Researchers have…

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