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How Mexico Is Winning The Car Manufacturing War

June 23, 2015 11:56 am | by The National | Videos | Comments

Mexico's auto sector is booming, while Canada's is dwindling. Amanda Lang finds out why.


Improving Your Manufacturing Process With A Main Automation Contractor

June 23, 2015 11:43 am | by Ed Diehl | Articles | Comments

Manufacturers can tap into control integration expertise by using a main automation contractor who takes the lead by integrating all aspects of their project, resulting in a smoother and faster start-up.


Senators Say Takata May Have Put Profits Over Safety

June 23, 2015 10:28 am | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

A group of U.S. senators says automotive airbag maker Takata Corp. may have placed profit over safety by halting safety audits of factories.


SpaceX Will Again Attempt To Land Rocket

June 23, 2015 10:21 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

SpaceX plans to launch its seventh mission to bring cargo to the International Space Station this weekend.


Death Toll From Defective GM Ignition Switches Rises

June 23, 2015 10:12 am | News | Comments

The death toll from faulty ignition switches in General Motors' small cars has risen by three to 117.


Labor Contract Deadline Looms At Pennsylvania Metal Company

June 23, 2015 10:09 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Stalled labor negotiations between a Pittsburgh specialty metals company and the United Steelworkers union raised the prospects of a work stoppage affecting thousands of metalworkers beginning next month.


Niagara Recalls Bottled Spring Water On E. Coli Concern

June 23, 2015 10:02 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Niagara Bottling has recalled 14 brands of bottled spring water produced at two Pennsylvania manufacturing plants after the operator of one of its contracted springs failed to reveal evidence of E. coli bacteria at the spring source.


Report: Industries Face Shortage Of Rail Boxcars

June 23, 2015 9:55 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Federal regulations and decades-long changes in rail transportation are combining to create a shortage of boxcars that could become a full-blown crisis in the next several years.


Durable Goods Orders Drop In May

June 23, 2015 9:40 am | by Paul Wiseman, AP Economics Writer | News | Comments

Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods fell in May, pulled down by a sharp drop in demand for aircraft.


Robots: Will Humans Face A Horse And Buggy Moment?

June 22, 2015 12:44 pm | by Bloomberg Business | Videos | Comments

Gideon Rose discusses work and life in the age of automation.


'Transparent' Truck Lets Drivers See Ahead Of Big Rigs

June 22, 2015 12:40 pm | by Buzz60 | Videos | Comments

Aren’t sure if you can overtake that giant semi ahead of you because you can’t see around it? What if you could see in front of it? Samsung’s new transparent truck prototype shows drivers behind, what’s going on in front. 


Was Beats Co-Founder Betrayed And Pushed Out?

June 22, 2015 12:34 pm | by Bloomberg Business | Videos | Comments

Beats Electronics, the headphone maker co-founded by rapper Dr. Dre and acquired last year by Apple for $3 billion, was sued over claims it betrayed its one-time partner and pirated Monster LLC’s engineering.


Establish Authority In The Parts Market To Expand Revenue Channels

June 22, 2015 12:25 pm | by Mark Gross | Articles | Comments

A look at how manufacturers can benefit from implementing a content management strategy.


High Court Won't Hear Ford Appeal Of Tax Overpayment

June 22, 2015 10:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from Ford Motor Co. seeking to recover about $450 million in interest on taxes the company overpaid the Internal Revenue Service.


GM Adds More Than 243K Cars To Takata Airbag Recall

June 22, 2015 9:52 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

General Motors is adding more than 243,000 compact hatchbacks in the U.S. and Canada to the growing recall for airbags that can explode with too much force.


Cybertheft Adds To U.S.-China Tensions Ahead Of Upcoming Talks

June 22, 2015 9:46 am | by Matthew Pennington, Associated Press | News | Comments

Tensions between the U.S. and China are growing over suspicions that Beijing was behind a massive hack that resulted in the theft of personnel and security clearance records of 14 million employees and contractors.


UAW Chief Hopes To Resolve Labor Cost Disparity

June 22, 2015 9:39 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The president of the United Auto Workers says that the union hopes to resolve the gulf in labor costs between Ford and General Motors and fellow Detroit automaker Fiat Chrysler.


General Mills To Drop Artificial Ingredients From Cereals

June 22, 2015 9:36 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

General Mills is dropping artificial colors and flavors from its cereals, the latest company to respond to a growing desire for food made with ingredients people see as natural.


Honda, Government Confirm 8th Death From Takata Airbags

June 22, 2015 9:31 am | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

A woman who died in a Los Angeles-area car crash last September is the eighth person killed by exploding airbags made by Takata Corp. of Japan, U.S. safety regulators and Honda Motor Co. confirmed Friday.


U.S. Investigates Brake Problems In Dodge Dart Compacts

June 22, 2015 9:22 am | News | Comments

U.S. safety regulators are investigating complaints of braking problems with Dodge Dart compact cars.



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