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Justice Department Sues Over Electrolux-GE Deal
The U.S. Department of Justice filed a civil lawsuit Wednesday in an effort to block Electrolux''s purchase of General Electric''s appliance business.
Ford Recalls 433K Cars Because Of Software Problem
Ford is recalling 433,000 vehicles, including 2015 Focus, C-MAX and Escape models, because of a software problem that could keep their engines running after drivers try to shut them down.
U.S. Regulator Says Fiat Chrysler Recall Woes Are Widespread
A top U.S. auto safety regulator says that Fiat Chrysler failed to provide timely and accurate recall information to her agency and that customers also have problems getting accurate information. Jennifer Timian, acting director of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration''s defect investi...
This Virtual Reality Experience Lets You Ride A GE Locomotive Across Colorado Prairie
How do you test a brand new locomotive? You take it to a custom track hooping over hundreds of high-altitude acres of a remote Colorado prairie, and push it hard to prove its mettle. The tests typically include grueling series of tasks simulating high speed, heavy haul and other extreme conditions i...
I Saw A Snake-Inspired Robot In Milan
Last month, I traveled to Milan, Italy for the unveiling of Comau's newest robot, the Racer3. Quite honestly, I had little idea of what to expect, but as I'm always looking for new story ideas and industry connections, I couldn't let the opportunity pass me by.
Oklahoma Attorney General Challenges EPA''s Clean Air Plan
A plan by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to reduce emissions from coal-fired power plants would threaten the reliability and affordability of electricity and cause substantial economic injury to the state, Attorney General Scott Pruitt claims in a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday.
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing: Trends, Insights and Opportunities
One-third of midsize industrial machinery manufacturers say that up to 75% of their profitability comes from parts, service and consumables; 78% say their customers' expectations for aftersales services are rising. However, only 12% consider aftersales and service important differentiators for their...
General Mills To Remove Gluten From Lucky Charms
General Mills announced this week that it will begin making its Lucky Charms cereal from the same oat flour that will soon make Cheerios gluten-free.
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Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in June for the 30th consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 73rd consecutive month, say the nation's supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report On Business.