Industrial Technology

Mercedes-Benz to invest $1 billion in Alabama, add 600 jobs

Sep 21, 2017

Carmaker Mercedes-Benz announced Thursday that it will invest $1 billion to set up electric vehicle production at its Tuscaloosa, Alabama plant and to build a battery factory nearby, moves it said would create 600 new jobs

Mars research crew emerges after 8 months of isolation

Sep 18, 2017

Six NASA-backed research subjects who have been living in a Mars-like habitat on a remote Hawaii volcano since January have emerged from isolation

S&P 500 tops 2,500 mark as tech and bank stocks climb

Sep 15, 2017

US stocks set records as banks and technology companies make further gains

Mars research subjects to emerge after 8 months of isolation

Sep 15, 2017

After eight months of living in isolation on a remote Hawaii volcano, six NASA-backed research subjects will emerge from their Mars-like habitat

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi bets on spike in electric cars

Sep 15, 2017

The Renault-Nissan alliance is ramping up electric car production, vowing 12 new models by 2022 and to make electric cars 30 percent of its overall production

The Latest: Renault-Nissan CEO confident in electrics future

Sep 15, 2017

The head of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance predicts that tougher government emission restrictions will push more and more drivers to electric cars

Atlanta tests self-driving vehicle in heart of the city

Sep 14, 2017

Atlanta successfully tested a self-driving vehicle on one of the city's busiest streets Thursday

Samsung invests in autonomous driving

Sep 14, 2017

Samsung Electronics Co. says it will spend 75 million euro ($89 million) in TTTech, a Vienna-based company that provides technologies for auto networks and safety controls to Audi cars and others

Frankfurt auto show: Diesels improve, but will people buy?

Sep 13, 2017

German auto makers say they have new and improved diesels that meet or beat ever-tightening emissions standards

European court sides with Italian farmer pushing GM crops

Sep 13, 2017

The European Union court has ruled in favor of an Italian activist farmer who has defied his nation's laws by planting genetically modified corn

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