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GM's Barra: New Investment, SUV For Opel

November 20, 2014 | by The Associated Press | Comments

General Motors CEO Mary Barra says the automaker will invest more than half a billion euros (over $630 million) in its plants in Europe and build a new SUV at the home base for its Opel division there.              

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Self-Driving Cars: Safer, But What Of Their Morals

November 20, 2014 10:47 am | by Justin Pritchard, Associated Press

The cars of the future — those that can drive themselves thanks to an array of sensors and computing power — will have near-perfect perception and react based on preprogrammed logic. While cars that do most or even all of the driving may be much safer, accidents can still happen.

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U.S. Consumer Prices Unchanged In October

November 20, 2014 10:43 am | by Martin Crutsinger, AP Economics Writer

U.S. consumer prices were unchanged in October as a fourth straight decline in gasoline costs helped to keep inflation at bay.                                   

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L.A. Becomes Stage For High-Speed Luxury Cars

November 20, 2014 10:40 am | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer

Few people need an SUV with 567 horsepower that can scream around a racetrack and go from zero to 60 in four seconds. A small but growing number want one.                           

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Minivans Do Poorly In New Crash Tests

November 20, 2014 10:36 am | by Dee-Ann Durbin, AP Auto Writer

The Honda Odyssey was the only minivan to earn the highest safety rating in new crash tests by the insurance industry.                                     

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Cloud Computing Cited As Competitive Advantage Over Rivals

November 20, 2014 10:18 am | by Netsuite

NetSuite Inc. has announced the results of a study titled, ‘Disrupt, Collapse, Transform: The Role of the Cloud in Industry Transformation’, sponsored by NetSuite and conducted by global industry analyst firm Frost & Sullivan.     

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New Research Center To Take 3D Printing To The Next Level

November 20, 2014 10:02 am | by General Electric

On October 6, a Boeing 747 modified for testing jet engines taxied along a concrete runway on the edge of the Mojave Desert and took off with a brand new engine strapped to its left wing. Although the engine’s maiden flight was short, it made aviation history.

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U.S. And China Boost Worldwide Industrial Semiconductor Market

November 19, 2014 9:49 am | by IHS

Continuing strength in China and a resurgent U.S. economy are combining to drive accelerated growth in the worldwide market for semiconductors used in industrial applications this year, according to IHS Technology.           

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NHTSA To Push For National Air Bag Recall

November 19, 2014 9:33 am | by Tom Krisher & Dee-Ann Durbin, AP Auto Writers

The federal government is demanding that the auto industry recall millions of additional cars equipped with faulty air bags that can injure — and even kill — a driver.                       

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Japan Recession Could Slow U.S. Companies

November 19, 2014 9:12 am | by Matthew Craft, AP Business Writer

Japan has slipped back into a recession for the second time in two years. That could mean more trouble for a range of U.S companies and industries that count on the country for sales.                   

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VW Recalls 442K Cars For Suspension Problem

November 19, 2014 9:08 am | by The Associated Press

Volkswagen is recalling 442,000 Jettas and Beetles to fix a problem that can cause rear suspension failure if the cars aren't fixed properly after a crash.                           

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Rockwell Automation, AT&T Partnership To Make Smarter Machines

November 18, 2014 12:09 pm | by Rockwell Automation

Rockwell Automation and AT&T are collaborating to improve remote asset utilization and connected machine management.                                     

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Toyota To Start Sales Of Fuel Cell Car

November 18, 2014 10:02 am | by Ken Moritsugu, Associated Press

There will only be a few hundred, and they won't be cheap, but Toyota is about to take its first small step into the unproven market for emissions-free, hydrogen-powered vehicles.                     

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Nokia Plots Comeback With A Tablet

November 18, 2014 9:59 am | by Matti Huuhtanen, Associated Press

Just months after selling its ailing handsets unit to Microsoft, the Finnish company is planning to bring its brand back to consumers with a new tablet.                            

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Feds Say Web Privacy Firm Deceived Consumers

November 18, 2014 9:56 am | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer

Federal regulators said a respected Internet privacy company gave its seal of approval to commercial websites and mobile apps but failed to check whether they were indeed meeting standards for safeguarding customers' data.        

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Honda Quietly Offers To Repair Air Bags Nationwide

November 18, 2014 9:52 am | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer

Honda is quietly offering to replace potentially defective air bag inflators across the U.S., even though its latest recall for the problem only covers cars in 13 high-humidity states and territories.               

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Google Buys Dutch Wind Energy For Data Center

November 18, 2014 9:48 am | by The Associated Press

Google says it will buy the entire output of an 18-turbine, 62-megawatt Dutch wind energy project in the Netherlands to supply power to a major data center it is building.                       

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Ford Recalls Fusions For Ignition Key Problem

November 18, 2014 9:44 am | by The Associated Press

Ford is recalling about 65,000 Fusion midsize cars in North America because the ignition keys can be removed if the transmission is not in park.                               

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U.S. Producer Prices Rise In October

November 18, 2014 9:40 am | by Josh Boak, AP Economics Writer

Inflation picked up in October due to higher prices that U.S. companies received for new model cars, beef, pork, pharmaceuticals and electric power.                             

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GM Compensation Expert Extends Claims Deadline

November 17, 2014 1:09 pm | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer

The deadline for victims of crashes caused by faulty General Motors ignition switches has been extended for a month as the death toll rose to 33.                              

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Unilever Tweaks Site In 'Mayonnaise' Spat

November 17, 2014 1:05 pm | by Candice Choi, AP Food Industry Writer

After suing a small California company for calling its product "Just Mayo" because the product is made without eggs, it was discovered that Unilever had tweaked its website to make clear that some of its own products are "mayonnaise dressing," rather than mayonnaise.

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