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China Auto Sales Slump Hits Industry Fortunes

July 29, 2015 9:25 am | by Joe McDonald, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

General Motors Co.'s $5 billion initiative to create cars for China and other emerging markets comes just as automakers face a collapse in the booming Chinese demand they were ...

Volkswagen Sold More Vehicles Than Toyota in First Half

July 29, 2015 9:23 am | by Yuri Kageyama, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Volkswagen overtook Toyota in global vehicle sales for January-June, the first time the German automaker has come out top in the intensely competitive tallies ...


Taiwan, Thailand Join Deal to End Tariffs on Tech Products

July 29, 2015 9:21 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The World Trade Organization says Taiwan and Thailand have joined an agreement reached last week to abolish duties on more than 200 technology products. The Geneva-based trade body ...


Ga. Judge Cuts Damages in Jeep Fire Death from $150M to $40M

July 29, 2015 9:19 am | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

A Georgia judge has cut the damages that Fiat Chrysler must pay the family of a child who died in a Jeep SUV fire from $150 million to $40 million. Decatur County Superior Court ...


U.S. Agency Denies Request for Fiat Chrysler Investigation

July 29, 2015 9:16 am | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

U.S. auto safety regulators have rejected a request from an advocacy group to investigate power system failures in almost 5 million Fiat Chrysler vehicles that potentially could cause stalling and other problems ...


FDA Approves Stomach-Filling Balloon for Weight Loss

July 29, 2015 9:12 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Federal health regulators say they have approved an inflatable medical balloon that helps patients lose weight by filling up space in the stomach. The Food and ...


FAA Investigating Airliner That Nearly Ran Out of Fuel

July 29, 2015 9:07 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Federal officials are investigating why an Allegiant Air passenger jet nearly ran out of fuel before landing at an airport that was temporarily closed to most traffic ...


Volkswagen Q2 Earns Slip on Restructuring, Troubled Markets

July 29, 2015 9:01 am | by David McHugh, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Automaker Volkswagen AG saw profits slip in the second quarter despite taking the global lead in sales over Toyota and GM. The Wolfsburg, Germany-based automaker ...


Average U.S. Vehicle Age Hits Record 11.5 Years

July 29, 2015 8:58 am | by Dee-Ann Durbin, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

In the age of Apple's CarPlay, a lot of cars on the road still have tape decks. The average vehicle in the U.S. is now a record 11.5 years old ...


Amazon Plans Drone Sky Highways

July 29, 2015 8:41 am | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | News | Comments

If robots are going to be flocking through the sky in the future, they need to follow some rules. Amazon has a plan to create highway lanes in the sky for drones, geofencing different models ...


BMW Celebrates 507's 60th Anniversary with Special Display

July 28, 2015 5:50 pm | by Jake Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | Round Ups | Comments

In celebration of the 60th anniversary of the vehicle’s release, BMW has created an exhibit devoted to its rare 507 model. 



Unmanned Marine Vehicles for Bridge Inspections

July 28, 2015 5:03 pm | by Florida Atlantic University | News | Comments

The task of inspecting and maintaining Florida's extensive network of approximately 11,450 bridges is arduous, especially since so many of the state's bridges span rivers, canals and ...


Students Blend Engineering, Art & Science

July 28, 2015 4:57 pm | by Camilla Brinkman, Edgerton Center | News | Comments

With the goal of using interactive technology to inspire others, Team Lite built a large plywood box with a matrix of LEDs and magnetic sensors. On the surface are line-following robots with ...


NASA Mars Orbiter Preparing for Mars Lander's 2016 Arrival

July 28, 2015 4:52 pm | by NASA | News | Comments

With its biggest orbit maneuver since 2006, NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) will prepare this week for the arrival of NASA's next Mars lander, InSight, next year ...


New Transparent, Moldable, Bulletproof Material Developed

July 28, 2015 4:43 pm | by Homeland Defense & Security Information Analysis Center (HDIAC) Staff | News | Comments

he concept from an iconic Star Trek scene is working its way to commercial use, with innumerable military applications. In Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, Scotty barters for materials by ...



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