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  • Huntington Ingalls boss – and his sister – to give twin commencement addresses in Florida

    When students graduate from Saint Leo University on Saturday, May 3, two members of the Petters family will be on hand to deliver words of wisdom. Both have done quite well for themselves, so they should have a few things to say. We're talking about...
  • Features We Don't Need: Purse Hooks

     
    The purse hook: much debated, much discussed. For a while, it seemed automakers were really proud of their purse hooks. They've been highlighted with glee in brochures for family-haulers like the Honda Odyssey and Toyota Sienna. My very own 2005......
  • General Dynamics Raises 2014 Profit Forecast

    General Dynamics Corp., parent company of submarine builder Electric Boat in Groton, raised its guidance for 2014 earnings per share on Wednesday after posting higher-than-expected earnings and revenues in the first quarter. The company now forecasts...
  • Plan For Presidential Helicopters Hopes To Escape Past Procurement Problems

    Plan For Presidential Helicopters Hopes To Escape Past Procurement Problems
    WASHINGTON — The last time the Pentagon tried to upgrade the president's coolest ride — the fleet of helicopters that drop him at his doorstep on the South Lawn of the White House — it didn't go well. Costs doubled. Delays sparked...
  • Toyota stays at the top in first quarter after outselling GM, Volkswagen

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp kept its position as the world's best-selling car maker in the first quarter of 2014, beating rivals Volkswagen AG and General Motors Co after it sold record 2.58 million vehicles globally. The Japanese auto maker...
  • 2015 Audi A3 entices entry-level buyers to luxury brand

    2015 Audi A3 entices entry-level buyers to luxury brand
    Want to know what the hottest thing in the luxury segment is these days? You're looking at it: Small, entry-level sedans from established luxury brands aiming to suck the millennial generation in with enticing design, luxury content and the latest in...
  • GM said it has shipped thousands of replacement ignition switches

    DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co on Wednesday said it has shipped "thousands" of kits needed to repair the defective ignition switches linked to at least 13 deaths. The No. 1 U.S. automaker also said letters were mailed last week to about 1.4...
  • Next batch of companies hope to raise $3.6 billion through China IPOs

    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's regulator posted draft initial public offering (IPO) prospectuses for 18 Chinese firms on Monday, bringing the total number of potential issuers up to 46, with state media estimating they could raise as much as 22.6 billion...
  • Team that will overhaul Interstate 4 to be picked Wednesday

    Team that will overhaul Interstate 4 to be picked Wednesday
    The state Wednesday will choose the winner of the biggest highway construction project in Orlando history when it picks the company that will overhaul Interstate 4 through downtown. The massive redo of a 21-mile stretch – nicknamed the ultimate...
  • Team staff linked to Armstrong doping get long bans

    (Reuters) - Lance Armstrong's former cycling team manager Johan Bruyneel, doctor Pedro Celaya and trainer Jose "Pepe" Marti have all been handed long bans from sport for their involvement in doping, the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) said on...
  • Celebrate innovation on Earth Day: My Word

    Planes, trains and automobiles are so commonplace, it's hard to imagine them as the "alternative technologies" of the past. Often viewed as bizarre contraptions in the early days, by our standards many appear downright loony. In the mid-1800s, the first...