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Manufacturing and Engineering

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  • Chevrolet Malibu

    Chevrolet Malibu
    By Jim MacPherson It only takes a short drive in the completely redesigned 2013 Chevrolet Malibu to realize that this car is aimed at families. The styling is bold, yet pleasingly handsome, the suspension swallows bumps effortlessly and the cabin is...
  • Buy Now, Save Now

    Why 2012 is a good year to buy By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features New-vehicle sales could rise by as much as six to seven percent during 2012 according to Automotive News, due largely to the effects of a stabilizing economy and pent-up consumer demand....
  • States to require more alternative fuel cars

    California regulators recently voted to require that major automakers substantially increase the numbers of electric, plug-in hybrid and hydrogen fuel cell-powered models for the coming years, eventually accounting for 15.4 percent of all vehicles sold in...
  • Trade to Upgrade

    With trade-in values peaking, now may be the time to trade up to a new model. By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features A severely depleted inventory of used vehicles is boosting the values of late-model cars to record highs these days. While this means sky-high...
  • 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,"...
  • Free tipsy tow service from AAA for New Year's Eve

    Free tipsy tow service from AAA for New Year's Eve
    If you ring in the New Year with too much cheer, don't get behind the wheel and drive drunk. Instead, arrive alive with a designated driver or a free tow home strtingĀ  through 6 a.m. Thursday with the American Automobile Association's Tow to Go program....
  • Business leaders say labor is pushing rail car plant from L.A. County

    Business leaders say labor is pushing rail car plant from L.A. County
    Los Angeles County officials and business leaders rose to the defense of a Japanese company Monday that has all but given up plans to build a $60-million manufacturing facility in the Antelope Valley because of a dispute with local labor leaders. UPDATE:...
  • Should schools ban sweets at class parties?

  • British rocket scientist says he's designed a better saucepan

    British rocket scientist says he's designed a better saucepan
    Cooking isn’t rocket science, but maybe designing cookware is. A professor of engineering at Oxford University has designed a new saucepan that he says heats up faster and uses 40% less energy than conventional saucepans. The “Flare Pan&...
  • MSC Cruises orders two more cruise ships

    MSC Cruises orders two more cruise ships
    Already sporting 12 ships built since 2001, MSC Cruises is opting to add two more ships to its fleet. The line signed a letter of intent today with STX France to build two new cruise ships at the Saint-Nazaire shipyard with an option to add two more...
  • The long goodbye: World's first nuclear aircraft carrier going dark

    The long goodbye: World's first nuclear aircraft carrier going dark
    Newport News shipyard workers built the USS Enterprise, but their attention did not stop there. When the one-of-a-kind aircraft carrier demanded special attention, they flew halfway around the world to fix it. When the ship returned from its final...