Cost of Corrosion – Transportation

The transportation category includes vehicles and equipment used to transport people and products (i.e., automobiles, ships, aircraft, etc.) The study shows the annual cost of corrosion in the transportation category is $29.7 billion, which is 21.5 percent of the total cost of the sector categories examined in this study.

The transportation category is divided into the following industry sectors: (1) motor vehicles, (2) ships, (3) aircraft, (4) railroad cars, and (5) hazardous materials transport.