Industrial Technology

Markets Right Now: Stocks gain, extending a winning streak

Oct 16, 2017

Stocks are closing higher on Wall Street, extending a record-setting run into a sixth straight week.

Toyota to highlight reading of driver emotions at Tokyo show

Oct 16, 2017

Toyota to highlight technologies that analyze, anticipate drivers' habits and emotions at the upcoming Tokyo Motor Show

Shell to buy electric vehicle charging providers

Oct 12, 2017

Royal Dutch Shell has signed an agreement to buy NewMotion, an electric vehicle charging firm

Self-driving cars: Not ready yet, but new rules open a path

Oct 11, 2017

Although consumers can't yet get a self-driving car for themselves, the technology's long and windy road to market is getting shorter

Uber riders in Dubai can now select electric-powered Tesla

Oct 10, 2017

Uber's Dubai customers can now select Tesla electric-powered vehicles, stark contrast to emirate's gas-guzzling sedans

Lebanon receives 2 military aircraft from the US

Oct 9, 2017

The Lebanese army says the United States has supplied Beirut with two A29 Super Tucano light attack aircraft designed for counter-insurgency operations

GM buys laser firm in bid to speed autonomous car research

Oct 9, 2017

General Motors is buying a small company that is developing Laser light sensors for autonomous cars, a move the company says will speed deployment of self-driving technology

Canadian dairy tech company wins $1M to locate in Buffalo

Oct 7, 2017

A Canadian startup company whose invention lets dairy farmers check the quality of milk from individual cows is getting $1 million to set up shop in Buffalo

California bullet train staff recommend German operator

Oct 7, 2017

The agency overseeing California's bullet train project has recommended a U.S. subsidiary of a German rail company to help design and operate a Central Valley train segment

Renault wants half its cars to be electric or hybrid in 2022

Oct 6, 2017

French carmaker Renault says half of its models will be electric or hybrid by 2022 and it's investing heavily in "robo-vehicles" with increasing degrees of autonomy

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