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Japanese Automakers Face An Odd Adversary: Google

September 19, 2014 10:34 am | by Japan Economic Newswire | News | Comments

Competition is heating up among Japanese and U.S. manufacturers to invent and refine autonomous car technologies that reduce the human driver's role in controlling the vehicle with the steering wheel and the brake.           

GM To Introduce High-End Cadillac Next Year

September 19, 2014 10:28 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

General Motors will begin building a new, top-end...

First Drive With The All-New Ford Mustang

September 19, 2014 10:12 am | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

Ford's fully redesigned pony car delivers asphalt cooking performance.      ...

Engineering Newswire: DOE Wants To Know If We Live In A Hologram

September 19, 2014 10:08 am | by Product Design & Development | Videos | Comments

Today's Engineering Newswire looks at growing fully functional parts, redesigning the rickshaw,...

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Amazon Founder's Firm To Build New Rocket Engines

September 19, 2014 9:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos plans to build a rocket engine that would eventually replace the Russian mainstay used in many American unmanned launches.                            

Toyota's New Hydrogen Car Quietly Rolls Into Town

September 18, 2014 12:31 pm | by USA TODAY | Videos | Comments

Toyota quietly rolled into town with the newest addition to its eco-conscious fleet, the 2015 FCV hydrogen car. The car hits dealers in the middle of next year.                         

Jaguar Resurrects Its Most Classic Car

September 18, 2014 11:49 am | by Bloomberg News | Videos | Comments

In the 1960s, Jaguar made 12 lightweight E-Types out of aluminum, but was supposed to make 18. Fifty years later, they finally got around to making the last six.                         

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Boeing's New Passenger Space Craft

September 17, 2014 12:59 pm | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

The Boeing Crew Space Transportation vehicle can accommodate up to 7 passengers and is designed for reuse.                                         

What Would Henry Ford Think?

September 17, 2014 12:55 pm | by Maura Falk, Associate Editor, IMPO | Blogs | Comments

With all the news about cars that will be able to drive themselves and new automotive technology in the works, I have begun to wonder whether things such as driver’s ed. will become obsolete for future generations.           

Self-Driving Cars Now Require A Permit In California

September 16, 2014 1:21 pm | by Justin Pritchard, Associated Press | News | Comments

The California Department of Motor Vehicles has issued testing permits that allowed three companies to dispatch 29 vehicles onto freeways and into neighborhoods — with a human behind the wheel in case the onboard computers make a bad decision.

The World's First 3D Printed Car

September 16, 2014 1:02 pm | by WGN/CNN | Videos | Comments

"Strati," the Italian word for "layers," is the name of the first 3D printed electric car, made in Chicago.                                         

Tim Cook: Apple's Business Is About Changing The World

September 16, 2014 12:49 pm | by Bloomberg News | Videos | Comments

Apple CEO Tim Cook discusses Apple's objectives to change the world and the privacy of personal data.                                           

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DNV GL's Short Sea Ship: The Rise Of Sea Drones?

September 15, 2014 1:06 pm | by Mike Hockett, Associate Editor, Industrial Distribution | Videos | Comments

DNV GL's unveiling of its concept for an unmanned, battery-powered short sea vessel could open the door for a new mode of shipping goods.                                 

Apple Pay Is A Game Changer

September 12, 2014 10:48 am | by Bloomberg News | Videos | Comments

True Ventures' Om Malik and Piper Jaffray's Gene Munster discuss the launch of Apple Pay and what it means for the future of business.                                 

Engineering Newswire: BAE Makes Planes More Human

September 12, 2014 10:01 am | by Product Design & Development | Videos | Comments

Today's Engineering Newswire looks at 3D printing bump keys to pick locks, taking electrical prescriptions, and spraying smart skin onto airplanes.                             

Silicon Valley Struggles To Speak FDA's Language

September 12, 2014 9:34 am | by Matthew Perrone, AP Health Writer | News | Comments

From Apple's new smartwatch that tracks heartbeats to contact lenses that measure blood sugar — Silicon Valley is pouring billions into gadgets and apps designed to transform healthcare. But the tech giants that have famously disrupted so many industries are now facing their own unexpected disruption: regulation.

2015 Ford F-150's Fancy New Window

September 11, 2014 1:15 pm | by USA TODAY | Videos | Comments

A seamless window with power pass-through is the high-tech, gee-whiz feature for Ford's new truck.                                           

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DAQRI Unveils 4D Smart Helmet For The Industrial Workforce

September 11, 2014 1:06 pm | by DAQRI | Videos | Comments

DAQRI’s executive team discusses the impetus, hardware features, software tools and use cases of the DAQRI Smart Helmet.                                     

The F-35: A Flying Super Computer

September 10, 2014 1:20 pm | by Bloomberg News | Videos | Comments

The F-35 is the world's most advanced weapons system. It's virtually undetectable by radar, has integrated sensor fused avionics, a revolutionary helmet with 360-degree views, and much, much more. Here's an inside look at the tech behind the F-35. 

Apple Watch Announcement Sparks Questions About Wearable Longevity

September 10, 2014 1:05 pm | by Jon Minnick, Associate Editor | Blogs | Comments

This week, Apple introduced their entry into the tech wearables market, called the Apple Watch. But after seeing the device and learning a bit about what it can do, I can’t help thinking to myself, “So what?”            

First Impressions: Apple Watch Looks To Be A Winner

September 10, 2014 9:37 am | by Anick Jesdanun, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

As computerized wristwatches go, the upcoming Apple Watch looks impressive.                                                  

Honda Introduces Self-Driving Car

September 10, 2014 9:22 am | by Dee-Ann Durbin, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

Honda shared its vision of the hands-free highway commute Tuesday, a car that can safely drive itself on the freeway while the driver's hands are off the wheel.                         

The Rundown Of What's New For Cars In 2015

September 9, 2014 1:09 pm | by Tom Krisher and Dee-Ann Durbin, The Associated Press | News | Comments

Here's a roundup of what's new in the U.S. automotive industry for the 2015 model year.                                               

GM's 'Semi-Automatic' Cars Plan

September 9, 2014 12:59 pm | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

No hands? No problem! Mary Barra announces that GM will join the ranks of Mercedes-Benz, Google and Nissan by introducing driverless technology by 2017.                            

Letting Your Car Park Itself

September 9, 2014 9:37 am | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

With a thumb swipe on a smartphone, your car one day will be able to drive into a parking deck, find an open spot and back into a space — all by itself.                            

The Evolution Of The iPhone

September 8, 2014 1:05 pm | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

On the eve of Apple's expected iPhone 6 announcement, here's a detailed look at the evolution of the device that changed the mobile industry and made Apple the biggest company on the planet.                 

GM To Offer Car That Mostly Drives Itself

September 8, 2014 9:49 am | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

General Motors says that in two years it will offer cars that talk to each other and can almost drive themselves at freeway speeds.                                  

Engineering Newswire: Giant Darts Probe Mars

September 5, 2014 11:32 am | by Product Design & Development | Videos | Comments

Today's Engineering Newswire looks at creating the future of armored vehicles, waging robot wars, and throwing giant penetrator probes at Mars.                             

Toyota: Cars Will Be Safer, But Still Need Drivers

September 5, 2014 9:27 am | by Tom Krisher, AP Autos Writer | News | Comments

Your car soon will do more to help avoid a crash. As for one day leaving all the driving to the vehicle while you relax in back, don't get your hopes up.                           

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