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Industrial Production

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  • European kitchens go checkboard, botanical and purple (yes, lots of purple)

     
    Eurocucina is the Olympics of the kitchen world. Held every two years in conjunction with the Milan furniture fair in Italy, the showcase includes more than 150 exhibitors showing their latest looks in cabinets, counters and cooking accouterments. Toss in...
  • Louisiana Plant Builds Last Hummer H3

     
    While it???s sure to become a symbol of the gas-guzzler boom, Hummer saw the last H3 roll off the production line of the Shreveport, La., plant this Monday. The SUV is part of a special order for Avis, the rental......
  • Which Factory Builds the Best Cars?

     
    Maybe some factories have happier workers, or maybe their production lines are just particularly snappy. Whatever the case, certain vehicle assembly plants produce fewer defects per 100 cars than others, and J.D. Power and Associates has just released its...
  • Markets brace for reports on China's economy

     
    China, which roiled global markets early today after signaling another move to tighten bank lending, will be center stage again tonight with a slew of economic data. The question is whether the numbers will be so strong that the government......
  • BMW Promotes Custom-Order Car Shopping

     
    When most Americans go to buy a car, they typically choose a model already on the lot with features that more or less meet their needs. Many end up sacrificing a specific color or feature to get a car then......
  • Wind power installations up, manufacturing down, report says

     
    The U.S. wind power-generating industry had a banner year in 2009 with nearly 10,000 megawatts installed, though the manufacturing sector leaves much to be desired, according to a trade group report released today. Wind facilities in the country are now.....
  • Flow of goods down for second straight month

     
    If trucks bring goods to factories, retailers and consumers, what does it mean that the trucks have slowed down? Likely that growth is slowing down too, according to the Ceridian-UCLA pulse of commerce index, released Wednesday. The index, which measures....
  • Pick your mood

    Why is the ceiling blue? It sounds like a child's query. But the reason something man-made is a certain color is based on tradition, superstition, feng shui beliefs or scientists' findings. We react differently to, say, a flamingo pink fridge than a...
  • New London Towards Africa

    New London Towards Africa
    The island greeted me with its stillness, the tropical air so hot and thick it felt like a weight on my body. I waded ashore in water as warm as a bath, and looked up. Behind the trees where the shoreline ends, I could see patches of a stone wall,...