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Manufacturing and Engineering

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  • Obsolete part locks out Ford owner

    Obsolete part locks out Ford owner
    Q: I have a 2000 Ford Taurus that appears to no longer recognize the ignition key. The car has been sitting for four weeks while the local Ford dealer has unsuccessfully tried to find a replacement anti-theft module (the apparent culprit). Is it...
  • Newport News food vendors criticize new rules

    Newport News food vendors criticize new rules
    Every day for the last decade, Jeffrey Thompson has set up his mobile hot dog cart on 50th Street at 3 a.m. to serve hundreds of Newport News Shipbuilding's night shift workers during their lunch breaks. Now, as a result of the city's new food cart...
  • With cigars and crystal, Volvo makes eyes at Chinese rich

    With cigars and crystal, Volvo makes eyes at Chinese rich
    GOTHENBURG Sweden (Reuters) - With headlights shaped like Thor's hammer and space for a humidity-controlled cigar case, Volvo's new cars are sporting luxury features and designer glitz to catch the eye of the booming Chinese market and shed their safe-...
  • 2014 Pebble Beach: '54 Ferrari 375 MM wins Concours best of show award

    2014 Pebble Beach: '54 Ferrari 375 MM wins Concours best of show award
    A 1954 Ferrari 375 MM originally built for Italian filmmaker Roberto Rossellini was named best of show at the 64th Annual Concours d'Elegance in Pebble Beach, concluding the Monterey-area gathering of the world's most exotic and expensive automobiles....
  • 2014 Pebble Beach: Concours d'Elegance begins with Dawn Patrol

    2014 Pebble Beach: Concours d'Elegance begins with Dawn Patrol
    Long before dawn, the faithful came to gather in the darkness on the 18th green of the legendary Pebble Beach Golf Links and wait for the arrival of the vintage automobiles that have come to compete in the Concours d'Elegance car show. On a cool, calm...
  • Learning from the ground up

    Learning from the ground up
    The gig: Jeff Potter, 54, is chief executive of Surf Air, a Santa Monica start-up that operates a members-only luxury jet service offering unlimited trips throughout California and to Las Vegas. The company is negotiating agreements for flights to Phoenix...
  • Look, no hands! Test driving a Google car

    Look, no hands! Test driving a Google car
    The car stopped at stop signs. It glided around curves. It didn't lurch or jolt. The most remarkable thing about the drive was that it was utterly unremarkable. This isn't damning with faint praise. It's actually high praise for the car in question:...
  • Pebble Beach 2014: Maserati unveils 'more accessible' Alfieri

    Pebble Beach 2014: Maserati unveils 'more accessible' Alfieri
    Maserati is celebrating its 100th anniversary with a premier showing at the 2014 Monterey Car Week of its stunning Alfieri 2+2 coupe, a brand-new throwback to the company's great two-door, race-inspired cars of the 1950s. At an invitation-only event...
  • Baseball UPDATE: How players with Hampton Roads connections are faring in the majors and minors (updated 8/16)

    It's clear the Chicago Cubs are building a team that could be reckoned with in 2015 or '16, though they're well out of the race this season. Virginia Beach's Neil Ramirez, with a 1.21 earned-run average in 35 relief appearances this season, looks like...
  • Pebble Beach 2014: Friday car auctions drive totals toward record

    Pebble Beach 2014: Friday car auctions drive totals toward record
    The auction action at this year's Monterey Car Week is well ahead of last year's pace and is likely to set a record for the highest dollar volume of any week of selling at the annual event. As of Friday, $176.3 million worth of vehicles had been sold at...
  • Blotter: Shattered windshield in Mokena

    Blotter: Shattered windshield in Mokena
    The following items were taken from Mokena police reports: A large piece of concrete was thrown through the front windshield of a construction vehicle on the 19000 block of Beechnut Drive on July 31. Two panes of glass were broken on the north side...