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Manufacturing and Engineering

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  • How Gas Could Hit $6 a Gallon

    Fuel prices are ramping up faster than their usual summer gains, and there's a 20 percent chance that prices could spike to nearly $6 a gallon, industry research firm IHS says. "Only three percent of consumer budgets go to gasoline. That’s tiny,"...
  • Keep Up to Speed with the New York Auto Show

    This year's New York Auto Show is nearing the end, as its set to conclude Sunday. Jim MacPherson reviewed some of the highlights from the press segment in this week's On The Road, and Cars.com has a section of their website devoted to the latest news...
  • Debunking Myths About Cars

      Certain myths about automobiles have been around as long as there have been cars on the road. Many drivers adhere to driving and repair theories out of sheer force of habit, without ever knowing if these strategies are legitimate. Here are some common...
  • Import-Domestic Price Gap Widens

    Import-Domestic Price Gap Widens
    The gap between the price of a new domestic and foreign-assembled car is the widest it's been in almost 12 years, according to Bloomberg News. The average selling price for a foreign imported car was $31,536 in August, according to the U.S. Bureau of...
  • Are Americans starting to Embrace Diesel?

    They might be, says Cars.com. From the website: According to a new study, diesel-powered vehicles sales are up, indicating that Americans might finally be warming to them. A joint report from Hybridcars.com and research company Baum and Associates...
  • What's Your New Ride Worth to You?

    Paying attention to long-term ownership costs when shopping for a new car or truck can pay off in the long run. By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features As new cars continue to sell at a record pace, many browsers are turning into shoppers and shoppers into...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Bridgeport Firefighters Battle Blaze At Former Remington Arms Factory

    Bridgeport Firefighters Battle Blaze At Former Remington Arms Factory
    BRIDGEPORT — Firefighters on Tuesday battled a three-alarm fire in the former Remington Arms factory. The fire was reported about 11:30 a.m. in the vacant structure near Barnum Avenue and Helen Street. Firefighters also answered a call at the same...
  • GM expands website for owners of recalled vehicles

    GM expands website for owners of recalled vehicles
    DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co's website for owners of its vehicles recalled for faulty ignition switches has been expanded to include all 20 models involved, the automaker said. The site launched in April initially informed owners of the 2.59...
  • 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-...