New cars and trucks sold in the U.S. last year got an average of 23.6 miles per gallon (10 liters per 100 kilometers) in combined city and highway driving, a record that came mainly through improvements to engines and transmissions, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.
A Seoul court rejected Samsung's claim that iPhone and iPad models violated three of its patents...
As one part of the federal government looks to remove restrictions on making phone calls from...
Rockwell Automation has initiated a project to optimize manufacturing assets at a U.S. Army-...
Amit Menipaz, general manager of structured data, eBay, and John Inwright, president and CEO of Quality Supply Chain Co-op, Inc. have been appointed to the GS1 US Board of Governors.
In this episode of MBT’s Manufacturing Newswire, sponsored by Exact, we’ll discuss 3D printed guns and other disruptive technologies, as well as the Saab brand’s resurrection. We’ll also talk to Brad Holcomb of ISM on the latest strong manufacturing numbers, and see Honda’s fun new take on the airbag.
In the second part of Automotive Insights, we’re talking how reshoring and the Southeast’s rise is changing American automaking. Over the last few years, the automotive industry has seen more foreign manufacturers, like Toyota, Honda, and Volkswagen, establishing manufacturing operations here in the U.S.
Manufacturing production is expected to fare better than the overall economy, with anticipated growth of 3.1 percent in 2014 and 4.1 percent in 2015. The 2014 forecast is a slight decrease from the 3.2 percent predicted in the September forecast; the 2015 projection is unchanged.
On the second day of talks between Boeing Commercial Airplanes officials and Machinists union leaders, the union said Wednesday it presented a preliminary proposal for a contract that would mean much of the work on the company's new 777X jet would be done in the Puget Sound region.
The Southern California-based maker of Sriracha has been told it can't ship any more of its popular hot sauce to food distributors until next month because the state Department of Public Health is enforcing stricter guidelines that require a 30-day hold on the product.
Citing a potential threat to public health, the Food and Drug Administration moved Wednesday to phase out the widespread use of antibiotics in animals processed for meat.
MakerBot is launching a 3D print service in its MakerBot retail stores located in New York, Boston and Greenwich, Conn.
In choosing Mary Barra to succeed retiring CEO Dan Akerson, General Motors will become the first American automaker with a woman at the helm. Barra has been with the company since 1980, and her appointment makes GM the biggest company in America ever to be headed by a woman.
Top Republicans and President Barack Obama are lining up behind a modest but hard-won bipartisan budget agreement that seeks to replace a portion of tough spending cuts facing the Pentagon and domestic agencies.
A judge gave preliminary approval Tuesday to failed electric-vehicle maker Fisker Automotive's description of its proposed bankruptcy plan, despite expressing concerns that the bankruptcy case was moving too rapidly.
About 75 percent of young women believe the U.S. needs to do more to bring about equality in the workplace, a new study finds, despite a narrowing pay gap and steady employment gains for women at higher levels of business and government.
General Motors Co. said Wednesday it will stop making cars and engines in Australia by the end of 2017, with nearly 2,900 jobs to be lost, because of high production costs and competition.
The European Commission has fined pharmaceuticals giants Johnson & Johnson and Novartis a combined $22 million for colluding to delay the entrance of a cheap generic form of a pain killer to the Dutch market.
Chipmakers Rambus and Micron Technology said Tuesday that they signed a broad patent license agreement and settled all of the patent disputes between them.
Attorneys for a former BP drilling engineer have asked the judge in the case to declare a mistrial.
General Motors product development chief Mary Barra has been named the company's new CEO, the first female head of a U.S. car company.
Ford Motor Company is piloting new software from Siemens that facilitates virtual navigation within its assembly plants, helping the company improve global collaboration and better share best practices.
Even as Silicon Valley speaks out against the U.S. government's surveillance methods, technology companies are turning a handsome profit by mining personal data and peering into people's online habits.
Shares of General Motors Co. hit their highest level Monday since returning to the public stock markets three years ago as investors anticipated the U.S. government selling its remaining stake in the company.
October U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $435.02 million according to the Association For Manufacturing Technology.
Sysco is buying privately held US Foods for about $3.5 billion in cash and stock. When the deal closes, Sysco expects the addition of US Foods to boost its annual sales by about 46 percent to around $65 billion.
Carlton wasn't even born when the last Studebaker rolled off the line in South Bend a half-century ago, and he wasn't all that interested in why the company went out of business. What he found striking was the story of how Studebaker survived here for 111 years — a remarkable lifespan in the business world.
An FBI agent recently showed Arnaud de Laforcade a file with several labels supposedly from 1947 bottles of Chateau Cheval Blanc, one of France's finest wines. To the Saint-Emilion vineyard's CFO, they were clearly fakes — too new looking, not on the right kind of paper.
Koch Industries, Inc., has announced the completion of its $7.2 billion acquisition of global electronic components company Molex Incorporated. Molex is now an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Koch Industries, and will retain its name, headquarters in Lisle, Ill., and current management team as it moves forward.
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