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Manufacturing and Engineering

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  • Maryland senator feels at home in Newport News

    Sen. Barbara Mikulski of Maryland misses those shipyards in her home state that have closed down. On Wednesday, she made up for lost time during a visit to downtown Newport News, which still has one. Mikulski, who chairs the Senate Appropriations...
  • Prices of six car models recalled by GM for switch defect plunge

    Prices of six car models recalled by GM for switch defect plunge
    While General Motors appears to have weathered the biggest safety and recall crisis in its history – staying profitable and selling more cars – the prices of used cars linked to the defect behind the scandal have plunged. iSeeCars.com, a...
  • Chevy adds manual transmission to 2015 SS performance sedan

    Chevy adds manual transmission to 2015 SS performance sedan
    Manual transmissions are becoming such a rarity in the U.S., the news of an automaker adding one calls for a ticker-tape parade. So strike up the band: Chevy’s 2015 SS is getting a stick shift. When we last left this kick-in-the-pants...
  • California may waive environmental rules for Tesla battery factory

    The state would exempt Tesla Motors Inc. from some of its toughest environmental regulations as part of an incentive package being discussed with the automaker to build a massive battery factory in California, a key state senator said. “It would...
  • Pennsylvania allows Tesla Motors to expand

    Pennsylvania allows Tesla Motors to expand
    HARRISBURG — While battles rage in New Jersey and other states over whether to allow Tesla Motors to sell cars within their borders, Pennsylvania has quickly and quietly approved an expansion of the automaker's entry into the market. Gov. Tom...
  • Report: Gate 3, Lincoln Street at Norfolk Naval Shipyard reopens after fire

    Report: Gate 3, Lincoln Street at Norfolk Naval Shipyard reopens after fire
    An overnight fire at a home at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth temporarily closed Gate 3 and Lincoln Street, but both are now back open, WVEC reported. The fire damaged the shipyard commander's house, according to the report. Read the...
  • Will Tesla Model S lose Consumer Reports' top recommendation?

    Will Tesla Model S lose Consumer Reports' top recommendation?
    Is Consumer Reports falling out of love with Tesla? ------------ FOR THE RECORD An earlier version of this post said Edmunds reported that on three occasions the drivers testing the Tesla experienced a "car died roadside" situation. In fact, an...
  • Boeing-Sikorsky team, Bell selected for U.S. helicopter program

    Boeing-Sikorsky team, Bell selected for U.S. helicopter program
    (Reuters) - A team of Boeing Co and Sikorsky Aircraft Corp and Textron Inc's Bell Helicopter have been selected to build prototypes of a multi-role vertical-lift aircraft as part of the U.S. Army's plan to replace thousands of helicopters. The first...
  • Portsmouth defense contractor welcomes Rep. Scott

    Portsmouth defense contractor welcomes Rep. Scott
    Having escaped Washington for a few weeks, Rep. Robert C. "Bobby" Scott decided to catch up on some homework Tuesday — of the defense-related variety. The Newport News Democrat spent part of the afternoon touring W&O Premier, a defense...
  • Titanic Studios, Home to 'Game of Thrones,' to Add Two Stages

    LONDON -- Titanic Studios, the production facilities in Northern Ireland where "Game of Thrones" is shot, is to add two stages as part of a £14 million ($23.5 million) upgrade. The facilities, which sit on an eight-acre site in Belfast, received the...
  • Charles Barker Automotive sells Norfolk Nissan dealership

    Charles Barker Automotive sold its Nissan dealership of North Military Highway to a group that owns multiple Nissan dealerships in the region, The Virginian-Pilot reports. The new name will be Nissan of Norfolk. Read the full Virginian-Pilot story here.