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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 —...
  • Kevin Hunt: GM Recalls Monte Carlo, But Not Hers Despite Ignition Failure

    Kevin Hunt: GM Recalls Monte Carlo, But Not Hers Despite Ignition Failure
    General Motors has recalled more than 15 million vehicles worldwide this year for ignition-related defects, but Shelley Hansen still doesn't understand why it hasn't recalled her (VIN) number yet. GM's massive recalls began in February with 2.6...
  • Huntington Ingalls hopes for additional funding

    Huntington Ingalls hopes for additional funding
    Huntington Ingalls Industries recently received good news for its Newport News Shipbuilding division: The refueling of an aircraft carrier, a job worth billions of dollars and once in danger, now seems on course. Now comes HII's Ingalls Shipbuilding...
  • 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 will have the capacity to produce up to 100,000 in...
  • California bullet train project scores major court victory

    In a major victory for California’s bullet train project, an appellate court Thursday overturned a lower court ruling that found the state failed to comply with the law in developing a funding plan for the $68 billion line between Los Angeles and...
  • Auto review: Subaru revs up tech, safety and style of Legacy, Outback

    Auto review: Subaru revs up tech, safety and style of Legacy, Outback
    For decades, Subaru's all-wheel-drive vehicles have delivered people to the trail head, campground and ski slope safely. Now the brand is turning to technology to give drivers an extra measure of security. The popular brand — among the fastest-...
  • Spending: what's behind all the recalls

    If you think you've heard more news about recalls lately, you're right. General Motors alone has recalled more than 25 million vehicles since January -- including a highly publicized recall for faulty ignition switches that led to 13 deaths. Not all...
  • Two-alarm fire breaks out in vacant house in West Baltimore

    Two-alarm fire breaks out in vacant house in West Baltimore
    A two-alarm fire broke out in a vacant rowhome in West Baltimore early Friday morning, though no one was reported to be injured. Baltimore fire department spokesman Ian Brennan said the fire was reported around 4 a.m. in the 600 block of N. Carey St. in...
  • Efficiency, Quality Gains Put AeroCision on Upward Flight Path

    Efficiency, Quality Gains Put AeroCision on Upward Flight Path
    CHESTER — The power of Boeing to insist on lower prices by its supply chain is so great that the Federal Reserve mentioned it as a factor in the Northeast's regional economy. Even for suppliers who don't directly sell to the Boeing or Airbus...