A recent study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), which looked at large-sales volume vehicles between the 2008 and 2011 model years, indicates that small, cheap cars are the most risky in a serious accident.
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Sunbeam is recalling about 34,000 Holmes-branded space heaters because they can spray hot oil and possibly cause household damage or injuries.
Federal safety regulators are looking into the death of a Texas man who may be the latest victim of exploding automobile airbags made by Takata Corp. of Japan.
R&D Magazine is now accepting entries for the 2015 R&D 100 Awards, the esteemed international competition honoring the 100 most innovative technologies and services in 2014. This year’s program has been expanded to include a wider range of categories spanning the manufacturing, design engineering, and consumer markets, in addition to science, academia, and government.
General Motors is a company in transition. In the last several years it has emerged from bankruptcy, lost its position as the No. 1 global automaker and has dealt with massive recalls. So where is the company headed and how is it planning to regain its dominance?
Rockport Co. LLC, a New England-based shoe business that emphasizes the comfort of its wares, has been snapped up in an M&A deal.
As more companies get comfortable with cloud computing, the benefits of PLM delivered as a software-as-a-service (SaaS) application become more appealing.
Supporters of the Keystone XL pipeline say the project is a critically needed piece of infrastructure, while critics argue that it could be devastating to the environment. It is hard to tell who is right, but when forming an opinion everyone is entitled to the facts, so here are a few important fact checks on claims used by both sides of the argument.
The U.S. Department of Labor announced Thursday the number of applications for unemployment aid fell by 43,000 last week.
Hershey has a sudden hankering for protein, with plans to add jerky to its lineup.
BP is selling part of its stake in an emerging oil-producing region in the Gulf of Mexico to Chevron, and the two companies, along with Conoco Phillips, will work to develop the fields together.
Camel cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc.'s planned $25 billion takeover of Newport seller Lorillard Inc. is moving forward after shareholders approved the deal at special shareholder meetings Wednesday.
Toyota is recalling 52,000 Avalon sedans because of a wiring problem that could cause a fire.
In a sign of the impact on the oil sector of the slump in energy prices, Royal Dutch Shell Plc said Thursday it plans to cut spending by $15 billion over the next three years amid a drop in earnings.
Ford CEO, Mark Fields, and group VP of Global Product Development, Raj Nair, talk about the company's new Research and Innovation Center in Silicon Valley and what it means for the future of auto innovation.
Automation levels the playing field for goods-to-person distribution against the mobile and electronic commerce explosion.
One of the hottest trends in the industry is the so-called “smart toy.” It's one sector startup Seebo is hoping to shake up.
To BPA or not to BPA? That is the question no one can exactly agree on, but maybe that’s about to change. In a recent report, the European Food Safety Authority has concluded that bisphenol A poses “no consumer health risk” to anyone at any age.
An increased number of businesses expect to hire more employees in the first three months of 2015, according to the latest quarterly survey by the National Association for Business Economics.
Pabst Brewing Co. could return to the city of its 19th century birth.
Military and commercial vehicle maker AM General will start making Mercedes-Benz SUVs this summer under a new, multi-year contract with the German automaker.
The Conference Board reported Tuesday that its consumer confidence index climbed this month to 102.9, highest level since August 2007 — four months before the start of the Great Recession.
Ford is recalling more than 221,000 cars and vans to fix problems with door latches and seat belts.
Audi, Volkswagen and Porsche are recalling more than 93,500 cars and SUVs worldwide to fix fuel leak problems.
Apple CEO Tim Cook says consumer demand for new iPhones has been "staggering" and "hard to comprehend." That helped the company report record-smashing earnings for its latest quarter and primed its stock for a rally Wednesday.
Nissan is recalling nearly 768,000 SUVs worldwide to fix faulty hood latches and electrical shorts that could cause fires.
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