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Manufacturing and Engineering

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  • GM car owner felt steered into danger

    General Motors has talked a lot lately about how sorry it is for being slow to recall vehicles for potentially deadly defects and how concerned it is about customer safety. Yet until the Watchdog drove onto the scene, Jeniffer Montero couldn't get a...
  • Fire engulfs commercial building in Hollywood

    Fire engulfs commercial building in Hollywood
    More than 90 firefighters responded Sunday morning to a fully engulfed one-story commercial building in Hollywood, authorities said. The blaze occurred about 9 a.m. in 1000 block of Orange Drive just east of La Brea Avenue and produced a plume of...
  • Two rescued from Fort Lauderdale apartment fire

    Two rescued from Fort Lauderdale apartment fire
    Two elderly victims trapped on the second floor of an apartment building by a first-floor fire Sunday afternoon were rescued by firefighers. Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue said there was heavy smoke and fire coming from a first floor apartment at 1115 SW...
  • LANTA steering more hybrid buses onto Valley roadways

    Q: I am now retired, but during my Road Warrior days I took the LANTA bus from South Whitehall Township to downtown Allentown. (I also rode my bike for a real warrior experience, but that is for another day.) Since my retirement, LANTA has acquired hybrid...
  • First Times Drive: Cadillac's 2015 Escalade can't hide humble roots

    First Times Drive: Cadillac's 2015 Escalade can't hide humble roots
    Consider the new Cadillac Escalade lipstick on a cow. The full-size SUV, redesigned for 2015 and on sale now, is an attempt by General Motors’ luxury division to run with the heavyweights of the SUV world. Think Land Rover Range Rover, Mercedes-...
  • Northrup Grumman to break ground on Linthicum space facility

    Northrup Grumman to break ground on Linthicum space facility
    Northrop Grumman Corp. will break ground Monday on a new space engineering facility in Linthicum, according to a release from the defense contractor. The $20 million, 25,000-square-foot facility is expected to be completed next summer. Eighty...
  • VW to spend $900 million on U.S. SUV, creating 2,000 jobs

    VW to spend $900 million on U.S. SUV, creating 2,000 jobs
    Volkswagen plans to expand its Chattanooga, Tenn., factory and start production of a seven-passenger sport-utility vehicle at the plant. The project will create about 2,000 jobs in the United States and an investment of about $900 million, including...
  • VW to build new crossover in Tennessee

    VW to build new crossover in Tennessee
    (Reuters) - Volkswagen will spend $900 million to build a mid-sized SUV at its U.S. plant in Tennessee, nearly doubling the factory's workforce, in an effort to revitalise sales in the world's second-largest auto market. VW said on Monday it had chosen...
  • Tinley Park delays tickets for late vehicle sticker buyers

    Tinley Park delays tickets for late vehicle sticker buyers
    Tinley Park officials have announced a delay on police citations for residents who have failed to purchase their vehicle stickers by the June 30 deadline. Police officers will not ticket anyone who hasn't bought a vehicle sticker until Aug. 16, the...
  • Pratt Explains Testing Failure Keeping Bombardier CSeries From Air Show

    Pratt Explains Testing Failure Keeping Bombardier CSeries From Air Show
    A seal issue caused the engine failure that kept the Bombardier CSeries jet from its debut at this week's Farnborough Airshow in England, a Pratt & Whitney official said. "The issue is a seal problem in the oil system. The fan-drive gear system is rock...
  • Northrop Grumman facility latest addition to Maryland space industry

    Northrop Grumman facility latest addition to Maryland space industry
    Northrop Grumman broke ground Monday on a 25,00-square-foot facility specializing in cargo bound for space, the latest expansion to Maryland's slowly growing space industry. The $20 million center near Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall...