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Review: The 2016 Aston Martin DB9 GT

December 1, 2015 | by Bloomberg Business | Videos | Comments

Aston Martin has done exactly the right thing with its new DB9 — a car worthy of James Bond. 

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Bill Gates To Launch Clean Energy Initiative

November 30, 2015 1:01 pm | by CNNMoney | Videos

The Microsoft founder is set to announce the Breakthrough Energy Coalition alongside President Obama and French President Francois Hollande at the climate change summit in Paris.


Fiat Chrysler Wants To Pay College Tuition For Families

November 24, 2015 4:09 pm | by Newsy Business | Videos

Fiat Chrysler is bringing out the big guns to hire and retain the best employees. And by big guns, we mean free college tuition for spouses and kids.


Manufacturing Minute: Bringing Augmented Reality To The Auto Industry

November 24, 2015 11:14 am | by Abbey Dean, Editor | Videos

In this episode, how Volvo and Microsoft could bring augmented reality to a car near you. 


Manufacturing Minute: A New Approach To Airport Security

November 23, 2015 12:08 pm | by Jon Minnick, Editor | Videos

In this episode, an automatic self-service security system to keep the lines moving. 


Manufacturing Minute: Rebirth Of Supersonic Air Travel

November 20, 2015 10:57 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | Videos

In this episode, a Nevada company plans to once again offer flights faster than the speed of sound. 


Engineering Newswire: DIY Railgun Fires At 27,000 Joules

November 20, 2015 10:52 am | by Product Design & Development | Videos

This Engineering Newswire looks at redesigning the stethoscope, firing a DIY railgun and starting fires with drones.


Manufacturing Minute: RoboBees To Get Laser Vision

November 19, 2015 1:06 pm | by Katie Mohr, Associate Editor | Videos

In this episode, robot bees get laser eyes. 


A Look Inside Hyundai's U.S. Manufacturing Plant

November 19, 2015 1:03 pm | by Hyundai | Videos

Hyundai’s U.S. plant has an engine shop that builds its own world class engine and a flexible resource operating system that relies on market conditions.


Cracking Open Sphero's BB-8 Star Wars Toy

November 19, 2015 12:50 pm | by CNET | Videos

Bill Detwiler breaks open the Sphero BB-8 Star Wars toy to find out what's inside this rolling droid.


Manufacturing Minute: 3D-Printed Pills

November 18, 2015 12:03 pm | by Bethe Croy, Associate Editor | Videos

In this episode, 3D-printed medicine tailored to your biology. 


The 2016 Prius Is Toyota’s Most Extreme Hybrid Design Yet

November 18, 2015 12:00 pm | by The Verge | Videos

When we think of hybrids, we think of the Toyota Prius. With a redesigned interior, exterior, chassis and powertrain, the 2016 Prius is the most advanced model yet.


Manufacturing Minute: A Fast Fighter Jet-esque Private Plane

November 17, 2015 12:31 pm | by Jon Minnick, Editor | Videos

In this episode, a private plane to fly you and your luggage around. 


Why 2016 Could Be A Turning Point In The Energy Revolution

November 17, 2015 12:25 pm | by Bloomberg Business | Videos

Coal, nuclear, natural gas, renewables and oil are all going head-to-head for dominance of the energy market — will we see a shift in the balance of power next year? Here’s a look energy trends to watch in 2016.


Manufacturing Minute: The Tesla Of Scooters

November 16, 2015 11:09 am | by Abbey Dean, Editor | Videos

In this episode, why Gogoro’s scooters invite comparisons to Elon Musk’s Tesla. 


Can Seawater Desalination Solve California's Drought?

November 16, 2015 11:05 am | by Bloomberg Business | Videos

In the year 2016, the people of San Diego County will be drinking seawater from the Carlsbad Desalination Plant, the largest desalination facility ever built in the Western Hemisphere. Is purified saltwater the answer to California's drought?


Engineering Newswire: 580-Ton Machine Constructs Entire Viaduct

November 13, 2015 11:37 am | by Product Design & Development | Videos

This Engineering Newswire looks at saving artificial organs from death, delivering groceries with robots and building a viaduct with a 580-ton monster machine.


Manufacturing Minute: Hyundai’s Augmented Reality Owners’ Manual

November 13, 2015 11:14 am | by Abbey Dean, Editor | Videos

In this episode, an augmented reality owners’ manual. 


Flying The Seaplane Of The Future

November 13, 2015 11:09 am | by The Verge | Videos

A new FAA regulation was created to encourage more people to fly planes. Icon is hoping those new pilots will be doing so in their new seaplane, the A5.


Manufacturing Minute: A Robot To Keep The Shelves Stocked

November 12, 2015 11:49 am | by Jon Minnick, Editor | Videos

In this episode, a robot to keep the supply chain moving. 


A Vending Machine That Spits Out Cars

November 12, 2015 11:40 am | by CNNMoney | Videos

Online auto retailer Carvana is offering its customers an unconventional way to pick up their purchased vehicles.



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