Tag: commercial

Boy Meets Dog (1938)

A commercial short made for the Bristol-Myers Co. (plugging their toothpaste) features the characters from the “Reg’lar Fellers” syndicated newspaper comic strip by Gene Byrnes. The plot concerns a boy who has an old grouch for a dad, runs off, meets a dog, and joins a gang of children. Credit: Public Domain Movies – Feature…


Ford Aims to Be the Tesla of Connected Commercial Vehicles

DETROIT—Ford Motor Co. Chief Executive Jim Farley won applause from Wall Street by increasing the production target for the automaker’s electric F-150 to 150,000 a year, more than three times the original number. Now, Farley wants investors and commercial vehicle customers to pay more attention to the software and services Ford wants to sell with…


Factbox: Boeing’s Latest Commercial Jet Market Forecast

PARIS—Here are the highlights of Boeing’s annual Commercial Market Outlook (2021-2040) released on Tuesday, compared with the two previous editions. 20-Year Forecast Publication date: 2019 2020 2021 Traffic 4.6 percent 4.0 percent 4.0 percent GDP 2.7 percent 2.5 percent 2.7 percent Starting Fleet 25,830 25,900 25,900* Deliveries 44,040 43,110 43,610 Regional 2,240 2,430 2,390 Single-aisle…


Virgin Galactic Moves One Step Closer to Commercial Space Flights

Flying at Mach 3 and reaching more than 55 miles above the Earth Saturday, British billionaire Sir Richard Branson’s private spaceship company Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc completed its first manned space flight from its new home port in New Mexico. This is a milestone in Branson’s near two-decades effort to create a commercial “spaceline” to…