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MINI And Qualcomm Look To Augment The Driving Experience

April 20, 2015 12:20 pm | by USA TODAY | Videos | Comments

MINI of BMW Group partnered with Qualcomm to create an augmented reality experience. The prototype — which uses aviator-type goggles and a specially outfitted MINI — is focused on safety and making the driver experience more fun. 

The E-Cig That Tells You How Much You Smoke

April 20, 2015 12:14 pm | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

The Smokio e-cigarette pairs with an app on your phone to keep track of how much you smoke, and...

Mashing Up A Plane And A Car

April 20, 2015 12:11 pm | by USA TODAY | Videos | Comments

Jeff Bloch, also known as "Speedy Cop", is a Washington D.C. police officer who's been building...

Manufacturers Are Looking To The Cloud

April 20, 2015 12:01 pm | by Pat Garrehy | Articles | Comments

Manufacturers know that, in order to be successful in the rapidly changing markets of the global...

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Survey: U.S. Businesses Expect Sales Rebound, More Hiring

April 20, 2015 9:52 am | by Christopher S. Rugaber, AP Economics Writer | News | Comments

U.S. businesses expect their sales will rebound in the next three months after a sluggish first quarter, and they also plan to boost hiring and pay, according to a survey released Monday

Ford Pickup Scores Top Safety Rating; GM Models Miss

April 20, 2015 9:33 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Federal officials bestowed the nation's top safety rating on Ford's F-150 pickup truck, which the company said validated its decision to switch from steel to aluminum in model year 2015.

Heinz, French’s Each Target The Other's Condiment Dominance

April 20, 2015 9:28 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

H. J. Heinz and French’s Food have set their sights on each other's markets. Heinz is rolling out its yellow mustard, French's its ketchup.

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Micro Robots Drive Bayer's High-Tech Vision

April 17, 2015 11:43 am | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

Pharmaceutical company Bayer has found success by shifting its focus to life sciences, and introducing technology and automation into every stage of its processes.

Tea Wars: Coke & Pepsi Face Off

April 17, 2015 11:40 am | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

As the soda market flattens, Cristina Alesci explains why Coca-Cola and PepsiCo are trying to attract health-conscience millennials with ready-to-drink teas.

Engineering Newswire: Robot Takes A Pounding In Dodgeball Barrage

April 17, 2015 11:38 am | by Product Design & Development | Videos | Comments

This Engineering Newswire looks at starting up the world’s largest and most powerful particle accelerator, grabbing objects with a giant tongue gripper and playing dodgeball with a bipedal robot. 

Volkswagen Board Leaders Back CEO Winterkorn After Struggle

April 17, 2015 9:57 am | by Geir Moulson, Associated Press | News | Comments

Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn will remain in his job and can look forward to having his contract extended, the leadership of the board said Friday.

GE Posts $13.6 Billion Loss On Finance Unit Sale

April 17, 2015 9:47 am | by Jonathan Fahey, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

The industrial heart of GE posted lower revenue and earnings in the first quarter amid an enormous overall loss resulting from its recently-announced sale of most of the assets in its finance subsidiary.

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Machinists Could Postpone Boeing Unionization Vote

April 17, 2015 9:29 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The Machinists union is reportedly considering delaying a union election amid heavy pressure from Boeing Company and South Carolina elected officials.

Inside Jaguar's Virtual Innovation Center

April 16, 2015 11:15 am | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

At Jaguar's state-of-the-art innovation center, concepts become cars in a virtual world before a single piece of metal needs to be cast.

One Up-And-Coming Company Gives Detroit A Chance

April 16, 2015 11:10 am | by CBS News | Videos | Comments

Steven Bock heads up Shinola, but it’s not the shoeshine Shinola your grandfather remembers. They are a unique company that does make high-end products, which has chosen Detroit as the place to hang their corporate hat.

3D Printing The Space Colonies Of The Future

April 16, 2015 11:05 am | by The Wall Street Journal | Videos | Comments

Astronaut Barry Wilmore aboard the International Space Station, engineers and scientists are turning to 3D printing as a way to build tools, spare parts, and one day, perhaps, even shelters for space colonists. 

Court Rules GM Is Shielded From Death Claims By Bankruptcy

April 16, 2015 10:20 am | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

A federal judge ruled Wednesday that a 2009 bankruptcy order shields General Motors from billions of dollars in death and injury claims tied to defective ignition switches in older small cars.

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Manufacturing Groups Call For Corporate Tax Overhaul

April 16, 2015 10:10 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Ahead of this week’s income tax filing deadline, NAM and MAPI said the U.S. should exempt its companies’ foreign earnings from corporate taxes.

Toyota To Build $1B Corolla Plant In Mexico

April 16, 2015 9:50 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Toyota announced plans Wednesday to construct a new billion-dollar manufacturing plant in Mexico and alter production at its facilities in Canada.

KIND Bars Maybe Not So Kind After All

April 15, 2015 12:37 pm | by Jon Minnick, Associate Editor | Blogs | Comments

Although KIND bar sales have roughly doubled in size every year for a decade, last month the FDA sent a warning letter to the company for labeling several of their fruit and nut bars as “healthy”— because they do not meet federal standards.

Digital Factories: The Fourth Industrial Revolution?

April 15, 2015 11:21 am | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

One vision of the future of industry could mean fewer workers, more machines and full automation. 

Welcome To The World Of Wireless Charging

April 15, 2015 11:15 am | by Bloomberg Business | Videos | Comments

Ramy Inocencio visits Witricity, a company that's making breakthroughs in wireless charging.

GM Drops Price Of The Electric Chevrolet Spark

April 15, 2015 10:10 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

General Motors is the latest automaker to drop the price of an electric car in the face of slow sales.

Tobacco Companies Sue FDA To Block Guidelines

April 15, 2015 10:04 am | by Matthew Perrone, AP Health Writer | News | Comments

The nation's largest tobacco companies are suing the FDA over recent guidelines that they claim overstep the agency's authority over packaging for cigarettes and other tobacco products.

Report: Nestlé Expected To Sell Frozen Foods Unit

April 15, 2015 9:30 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Swiss multinational Nestlé is reportedly close to an agreement that would sell its Davigel frozen foods unit to Brakes Group.

U.S. Manufacturing Tech Orders Dropped In February

April 14, 2015 11:18 am | by Jacob Meister, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

“U.S. manufacturing is facing some pressure in terms of a stronger dollar and lower capital expenditures from the energy industry, but in taking the long view, we’re still in a good position overall,” said AMT President Douglas K. Woods.

3D Printing 'Will Bring Mass Customization'

April 14, 2015 10:48 am | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

3D printing pioneers say their technology can return us to our pre-industrial roots, where customized designs trump mass production.

A Beer That Is Literally Out Of This World

April 14, 2015 10:45 am | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

Oregon-based Ninkasi Brewing Company just released 'Ground Control,' a beer made with yeast that's been sent to space and back.

Manufactured Wood Made Without Trees

April 14, 2015 10:42 am | by Bloomberg Business | Videos | Comments

After disrupting the packaging industry with a line of fully biodegradable mushroom packaging, Ecovative Design is now setting their sights on replacing manufactured wood products.

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