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Report: Manufacturing Skills Gap Could Hit 2M Jobs By 2025

October 9, 2015 | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

A new report estimates that a majority of needed manufacturing jobs could go unfilled over the next decade without better cooperation by industry, government and higher education.

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High-Tech Firm's Plans To Make Drones In NY Spark Questions

October 9, 2015 9:41 am | by Frank Eltman, Associated Press | News | Comments

A plan to manufacture solar-powered drones at a suburban New York site that once made fighter jets for the U.S. military is sparking questions about whether the aircraft will be used to beam Internet service. So far, company officials are staying mum.


Volvo Chief: Company Assumes Liability For Problems With Self-Driving Cars

October 9, 2015 9:37 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Volvo announced Thursday that it would accept liability for problems with its autonomous driving system as it urged the U.S. to adopt nationwide standards for self-driving cars.


GM Recalls SUVs, Tells Owners Not To Use Windshield Wipers

October 9, 2015 9:33 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

General Motors is telling owners of some SUVs not to use their windshield wipers because an electrical short could cause the wiper motor to catch fire.


BMW, Honda, Yamaha Cooperate On Development Of Connected Motorcycles

October 9, 2015 9:29 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

​Three prominent motorcycle makers this week announced an agreement to facilitate the development of connected technology for motorcycle riders.


VW May Compensate Owners Of Diesel Cars For Loss Of Value

October 9, 2015 9:25 am | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

Volkswagen could compensate owners of diesel-powered cars that emit high levels of pollutants, possibly by paying them for the lost value of their vehicles, the company's top U.S. executive said Thursday.


Volkswagen Scandal Puts Spotlight On Auto Industry

October 8, 2015 11:21 am | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

Isa Soares looks at the fallout from the Volkswagen scandal and the damage it could cause to the wider car industry.


How Zevia Is Reinventing Soda

October 8, 2015 11:18 am | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

Think soda is dying? Zevia CEO Paddy Spence explains why his company is still growing.


Reinventing The Pharmacy, One Prescription At A Time

October 8, 2015 11:15 am | by USA TODAY | Videos | Comments

TJ Parker created PillPack, in hopes of making it easier to get prescriptions filled and distributed. 


Manufacturing Minute: 3D Printing Human Organs

October 8, 2015 10:15 am | by Jon Minnick, Editor | Videos | Comments

In this episode, 3D printing in gel demonstrates how we might one day print human organs. 


Study’s Finding Could Reduce Costs Of Owning Hydrogen-Powered Cars

October 8, 2015 10:01 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Federal researchers believe that a newly developed metal material could help dramatically reduce the cost of fuel for cars powered by hydrogen.


Kentucky Pharmacy PharMerica Agrees To $9.25M Settlement

October 8, 2015 9:58 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A Kentucky pharmacy has agreed to pay $9.25 million to settle allegations that it solicited and received kickbacks from a manufacturer in exchange for promoting a drug with nursing home patients, federal prosecutors announced Wednesday.


Fiat Chrysler Avoids Strike With New Tentative Contract

October 8, 2015 9:52 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Fiat Chrysler has avoided an expensive strike at its U.S. plants after reaching a tentative agreement with the United Auto Workers union.


Lumber Liquidators Paying $10M In Wood Importation Probe

October 8, 2015 9:46 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Lumber Liquidators says it will pay $10 million and plead guilty to five violations of environmental law, including one felony charge, to end a federal investigation into its importation of illegally sourced wood products.


German Minister: Some VWs Need Fix That Won't Be Ready Soon

October 8, 2015 9:43 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Germany's transport minister says some of the Volkswagen vehicles with engines containing suspect software will need a hardware fix that won't be ready until September 2016.


Manufacturing Minute: Making It On Mars

October 7, 2015 11:24 am | by Bethe Croy, Associate Editor | Videos | Comments

In this episode, space farming and ice houses on Mars.


Industrial IoT Creates New Job Requirement — ESP

October 7, 2015 11:21 am | by Bhavesh S. Patel | Articles | Comments

IIoT is transforming management of facility and IT operations and is an integral element of manufacturing intelligence.


Microsoft’s Windows 10 Hardware Event

October 7, 2015 11:10 am | by The Verge | Videos | Comments

Microsoft debuted new phones, a new tablet and a Surface Book. They even threw in some augmented reality for good measure. Here's the highlights from the hardware event.


President Obama's Difficult Trade Deal Sell

October 7, 2015 11:06 am | by Bloomberg Business | Videos | Comments

Kissinger Associates Vice Chairman Bob Hormats discusses the Trans Pacific trade deal. 


New Auto Safety Technologies Leave Some Drivers Bewildered

October 7, 2015 10:15 am | by Joan Lowy, Associated Press | News | Comments

Many Americans buying new cars these days are baffled by a torrent of new safety technology.


California Governor Signs Law Targeting Gender Wage Gap

October 7, 2015 10:10 am | by Juliet Williams, Associated Press | News | Comments

Female workers in California will get new tools to challenge gender-based wage gaps under legislation signed into law Tuesday that supporters say offers the strongest equal-pay protection in the nation.



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