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Manufacturing and Engineering

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  • Tesla announces plan to boost production in 2015

    Tesla Motors Inc. Chief Executive Elon Musk promised shareholders a dramatic boost in the production of his company's electric cars, telling investors that Tesla will produce 35,000 cars this year and up to 100,000 in 2015. Tesla, which reported...
  • Infiniti to get Leaf-based electric sedan after all

     
    Filed under: Sedan, Crossover, Hatchback, Infiniti, Electric, Luxury Infiniti suffered a huge blow a few weeks ago when CEO Johan de Nysschen jumped ship after two years on the job to take the helm at Cadillac. As boss, he spearheaded change within the...
  • Hyundai readying Juke rival with 'edgy, dynamic styling' for 2017

     
    Filed under: Crossover, Hyundai, Design/Style Love it or hate it, the Nissan Juke has drawn attention to itself and to its maker. Little wonder, then, that Hyundai wants to follow a similar formula. According to our compatriots over at Edmunds, Hyundai...
  • Fiat investors vote on Chrysler merger to ease access to cash, U.S. investors

    By Agnieszka Flak TURIN Italy (Reuters) - Fiat shareholders are expected to approve the Italian carmaker's merger with its U.S. unit Chrysler on Friday, a union aimed at boosting the world's seventh-largest auto group's appeal with foreign investors and...
  • Notes and notables

    Roadblocks So the cab companies of the commonwealth don't want to see Uber and Lyft in Virginia. That's understandable from a business standpoint, but — like the state's demand that the ride-sharing operations must obtain broker's licenses —...
  • GM also sheds parts from its pickups to boost payload ratings

     
    Filed under: Truck, Work, Chevrolet, Ford, GM, GMC, Specialty, Ram The row between Ford and Ram over who boasts the best-in-class tow rating for heavy duty pickups has revealed a number of things. Chief among them is a report that Ford removes items...
  • Tesla expects to boost 2015 output to more than 60,000

    Tesla expects to boost 2015 output to more than 60,000
    DETROIT (Reuters) - Tesla Motors Inc, the California-based maker of luxury electric cars, said it expects to build more than 60,000 cars in 2015, after spending heavily this year to update and expand its Fremont assembly plant. Chief Executive Officer...
  • Reader feedback Aug. 1: C sex assaults, 'Big Bang Theory,' gas prices, Kroger

    Warner leading fight against college sex assaults Sen. Mark Warner and a bipartisan group are taking action in curbing sexual assaults on college. "The remarkable statistic in America is you have more chance of being sexually assaulted if you go to...
  • A Better Berth For UConn Campus?

    The unfortunate but seemingly imminent demise of the once-proud Phoenix Cos. should cause a pause in the planned move of UConn's Hartford campus downtown. Perhaps the Courant can redirect Dan Haar back from rural Route 44 to downtown Hartford, prepared...
  • Ford to app developers: Come to our Vegas conference

    Ford to app developers: Come to our Vegas conference
    In an attempt to get more software developers to build apps for vehicles, Ford Motor Co. will host what it calls the auto industry’s first app developers conference. A growing number of smartphone users want to bring apps to life on the screens...
  • Argentine default to hit Brazil factories, Uruguay resorts

    RIO DE JANEIRO/BRASILIA (Reuters) - Argentina's debt default threatens to worsen trade tensions in South America, adding to the economic woes of Brazil in a tense election year and causing headaches in Uruguay as the Argentine economy looks likely to...