Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

Hundreds of Flying Taxis to Be Made in Ohio

The same Ohio river valley where the Wright brothers pioneered human flight will soon be manufacturing cutting-edge electric planes that take off and land vertically.

Julie Carr Smyth | Associated Press
September 18, 2023
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

Rail Industry Sues Ohio Over Crew Size Rule

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The railroad industry has sued to block a new minimum crew-size requirement that Ohio imposed after a fiery train derailment in East Palestine in February.

Julie Carr Smyth | Associated Press
July 6, 2023
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

As Fuel Taxes Plummet, States Weigh Charging by the Mile

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Evan Burroughs has spent eight years touting the virtues of an Oregon pilot program charging motorists by the distance their vehicle travels rather than the gas it guzzles.

Julie Carr Smyth | Associated Press
June 26, 2023
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Another $237 Million for Honda Battery Plant Project in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio’s privatized economic development office has finalized an agreement with Honda to infuse $237 million into development of a massive battery plant project that the Japanese automaker plans to use to transform the state into its North American electric vehicle hub.

Julie Carr Smyth | Associated Press
February 8, 2023