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Manufacturing and Engineering

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  • Opel launches new Corsa hatchback [w/videos]

     
    Filed under: Budget, Europe, Paris Motor Show, Hatchback, Opel, Vauxhall, UK Though its brand portfolio may have shrunk in recent years with the loss of Oldsmobile, Saturn, Pontiac and Hummer, General Motors still sells its wares around the world under...
  • Navy 'making every effort' to refuel USS George Washington | Hampton Roads Recon

    Navy 'making every effort' to refuel USS George Washington |<span style=color:#ff0000><b> Hampton Roads Recon</b></span>
    The Navy is "making every effort" to rebudget funds to refuel the aircraft carrier USS George Washington, a top Navy official told a congressional panel Thursday. The comments from Assistant Secretary of the Navy Sean Stackley brought an endorsement...
  • Pagani sends 40% of Huayras to US [w/video]

     
    Filed under: Car Buying, Plants/Manufacturing, Videos, Supercars, MISC As big as the North American market is, it's hard for a small-scale European automaker to make it over here. The cost of pursuing certification both in Europe and in the United...
  • 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&...
  • Nissan Cube dead for 2015

     
    Filed under: Budget, Hatchback, Nissan Another class cut-up has graduated from our motor pool. The Nissan Cube's indefatigable weirdness was likely both its chief selling point and its Achilles Heel, but Autoblog sources say that after a six-year run in...
  • Auto union forms branch for workers at VW plant in Tennessee

    (Reuters) - The United Auto Workers on Thursday announced the formation of a local union in Tennessee for workers at a Chattanooga Volkswagen AG plant, reasserting itself at the site of a major defeat for the union earlier this year. The UAW made its...
  • Gadgets to aid in sleuthing

    Gadgets to aid in sleuthing
    Spy technology has become so widespread and smartphone-ready that sleuthing, like golf, can be played by almost anyone. Not everyone can own a Stingray II, the controversial surveillance device from Harris Corp. that gathers cellphone data from targeted...
  • Winnetka considers ban on coal tar driveway sealants

    Winnetka considers ban on coal tar driveway sealants
    Determined to reduce pollutants found in stormwater and elsewhere in the local environment, officials in Winnetka this week moved one step closer to banning the use of coal tar-based driveway and parking lot sealants in the village. If the proposed coal...
  • House, Senate panels propose quick fix for near-bankrupt highway fund

    WASHINGTON House of Representatives and Senate committees approved plans Thursday to shore up the foundering highway trust fund through next May, but several business groups told lawmakers they want a longer-term solution by the end of this year. The...
  • Harley-Davidson calls in 66k Touring bikes for brake line problems

     
    Filed under: Recalls, Motorcycle Most of the recalls we cover involve four-wheeled automobiles - and most of those these days have come from General Motors, at that - but every once in a while a motorcycle recall comes across our desks that's just too...
  • Former Attorney Sentenced In 'Ambulance Chasing' Case

    Former Attorney Sentenced In 'Ambulance Chasing' Case
    It began six years ago with a staged automobile accident. It ended Thursday with a 51-month prison sentence. Along the way, the FBI gave the world a peek at the seamy side of personal injury law in Connecticut. Authorities said the man sentenced...