More cars and trucks are being equipped with cameras, radar, automatic breaking, and other safety technology that help avoid accidents, but drivers may not see their insurance bills go down anytime soon.
Crucial breakthroughs in the fields of optics and photonics, the science and application of light, have led to technologies that help form the infrastructure of many U.S. industries and provide essential technologies for national defense and security.
The U.S. trade deficit shrank for the fourth straight month in August, falling to the lowest level since January as exports rose to an all-time high.
There are almost half a million skilled positions unfilled in manufacturing, a situation that will only worsen as baby boomers exit the industry, while fewer numbers of young people elect to enter it.
Rolls-Royce CEO Torsten Mueller-Oetvoes discusses the new Phantom Metropolitan, sales for the company and trends in the luxury car market with Hans Nichols at the Paris Motor Show.
Today's Engineering Newswire looks at raising cage-free robots, flying SkyOrbiters in Siberia, and swimming with the Octobot.
Smart devices create smart production lines, enabling a significant level of manufacturing agility that makes it possible to connect customer needs with a company’s ability to deliver a product — on demand.
The best safety device is the one that offers maximum safety with minimum impact on machine operations at the lowest possible cost. This article provides recommendations that will help in selecting appropriate safety device technologies.
Alcoa is officially opening the world’s largest aluminum-lithium plant in Lafayette, Indiana where it produces advanced, third-generation aluminum-lithium alloys for the aerospace industry.
As industrial robots become smarter, faster, more affordable, and develop advanced capabilities such as sensing, dexterity, memory and trainability, industrial manufacturers across industries are looking to advanced robotics to gain a competitive business advantage.
At the 2014 Paris Motor Show, carmakers are rolling out their latest designs and offering a vision for the cars of the future. Tom Gibson takes a peek at one of the new vehicles under the spotlight in Paris.
Pepsi is launching a new line of naturally sweetened soda, exclusively through Amazon — a big move in an industry that has lagged in e-commerce.
Drake Bennett reports on automaker McLaren’s big data move beyond racing.
Google's Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg tell Christine Romans why Google is the safest place on the web, and why they hired Sheryl Sandberg without having a job for her.
Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in September for the 16th consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 64th consecutive month, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report On Business.
Just because you have the right services in place with smart people watching over and securing your data, don’t ever think the job is done. A new threat has arrived, and it is much worse than Heartbleed.
A Chinese supplier of Samsung Electronics Co. filed a lawsuit accusing a New York City-based labor watchdog of spreading false rumors of child labor, but the labor group says it has evidence to back up its report.
U.S. businesses added 213,000 jobs in September, stepping up hiring for the sixth straight month, according to a private survey.
A large fire destroyed a manufacturing building in Seattle's Fremont neighborhood, sending a large plume of black smoke over the city and prompting an effort to contain toxic chemicals.
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