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Jaguar XJ Flagship Is Distinctive Luxury Style

July 1, 2015 4:57 pm | by Ann M. Job, The Associated Press | News | Comments

An odd thing happened as Americans' taste for luxury vehicles grew in recent years: Jaguar, the venerable British marquee, struggled to gain traction. In fact, U.S. sales of ...

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GM Stops Production at Its Single Plant in Russia

July 1, 2015 4:42 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

General Motors has halted production at its single assembly plant in Russia as sales have plummeted amid an economic downturn. Sergei Lepnukhov, GM's spokesman in ...

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SUVs, Muscle Cars Help Auto Industry Maintain Momentum

July 1, 2015 4:39 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Americans again bought vehicles that sit up high and come loaded with features like backup cameras and smartphone capabilities in June. Horsepower was also in ...

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I Saw a Snake-Inspired Robot in Milan

July 1, 2015 4:12 pm | by Kaylie Duffy, Associate Editor, @kaylieannduffy | Blogs | Comments

Last month, I traveled to Milan, Italy for the unveiling of Comau’s newest robot, the Racer3. Quite honestly, I had little idea of what to expect, but as I’m always looking for new story ideas and ...

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Hydrogen-Powered Toyota Has Top Fuel Efficiency But Limited Infrastructure

July 1, 2015 4:10 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter | Industry Briefs | Comments

Toyota's Mirai runs on hydrogen and gets the equivalent of 67 miles per gallon, but with a limited infrastructure for hydrogen-powered travel, its appeal may be limited to to curious, tech-savvy early adopters in ...

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Tesla Motors Stock Could Hit $300 per Share, According to Technical Analyst

July 1, 2015 3:55 pm | by Jake Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | Industry Briefs | Comments

Various experts have predicted a rise in the cost of Tesla Motors stock, but one technical analyst’s prediction of a possible $300 per share value is still an eye opener ...

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Microsoft Seeks to Unify Internet of Things with AllJoyn Standard

July 1, 2015 3:35 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter | Industry Briefs | Comments

Microsoft has joined forces with AllJoyn, an Internet of Things platform also supported by Qualcomm, in an effort to standardize IoT connections and allowing older devices to connect to modern IoT webs. The code recently...

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Ball Aerospace Turns On JPSS 1 Satellite

July 1, 2015 3:25 pm | by Jake Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | Industry Briefs | Comments

Ball Aerospace turned on its Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS 1) for the first time, and the environmental monitoring satellite performed as hoped, according to the company.

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Prowler Retires Following 45 Years of Naval Service

July 1, 2015 2:30 pm | by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class John Hetherington, Navy Public Affairs Support Element West, Det. Northwest | News | Comments

Electronic Attack Wing, U.S. Pacific Fleet (CVWP), hosted a three-day Sunset Celebration commemorating the retirement of the Navy EA-6B Prowler, June 25-27. The celebration, marking the end of ...

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GM Halts Production at Lone Russian Plant

July 1, 2015 2:30 pm | by Jake Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | Industry Briefs | Comments

Dropping sales figures have forced General Motors to stop production at its single assembly plant in St. Petersburg, Russia.

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Robot Kills Volkswagon Factory Worker

July 1, 2015 2:30 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter | Industry Briefs | Comments

One external contractor was killed at a Volkswagon plant in Germany when an assembly line robot struck him in the chest and pushed him against a metal plate, the Financial Times said today ...

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Metal Encapsulation Optimizes Chemical Reactions

July 1, 2015 2:24 pm | by Fraunhofer Institute | News | Comments

The chemical industry consumes millions of tons of packing materials as catalytic sup- port media or adsorbents in fixed-bed reactors and heat storage systems. Fraunhofer researchers have ...

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Examining Apple Music; Apple Car Rumors Continue

July 1, 2015 2:20 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter | Round Ups | Comments

There are plenty of Apple rumors this week: a small iPhone called the 6C may be released next year, and is the company still working on a car of its own? One thing Apple did for sure was release the ...

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Radar Guards Against Space Debris

July 1, 2015 2:16 pm | by Fraunhofer | News | Comments

Space debris poses a growing threat to satellites and other spacecraft, which could be damaged in the event of a collision. A new German space surveillance system, scheduled to go into ...

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'Cool Effort' for Those with Heat Injuries

July 1, 2015 2:09 pm | by Bob Reinert/USAG Natick Public Affairs | News | Comments

In hopes of bringing medical treatment to Soldiers on remote battlefields in warm climates, the folks at Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center ...

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