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Key GM crisis questions: Who approved switch revision and why recall took so long

WASHINGTON/DETROIT (Reuters) - Among the most critical unanswered questions in General Motors’ mounting crisis over a defective ignition switch that led to crashes and at least 13 deaths is who, eight years ago, approved a change in the part for new vehicles and why that didn’t lead to a recall of …

Manufacturing Engineering - Machines & Automation

<b>Senior Editor Bill Koenig</b><p><b>6/13/2016</b><p>US manufacturing technology orders plunged in April, the Association for Manufacturing Technology said today. Full …

OEMs Talk Between the Lines on Lithium Lift Trucks

My brain hasn’t been used much for lithium-ion energy storage, but ever since attending and returning from MODEX 2014 in Atlanta last week the topic …

Engineering Construction Recruitmen

""The exhibition has proved to be a fantastic way of getting the message out there that we are recruiting. Being surrounded by companies who are …

Engineering

New sustainable materials centre latest in £19 million University of Warwick Success

It was announced today, Friday 28th March 2014, that the University of Warwick is to lead a new “EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Sustainable …

First Solar, Inc. : First Solar, Inc. share news and information | Nasdaq: FSLR | 4-Traders

The company has reached a binding agreement with<p>First Solarto acquire its first Australian solar plant inManildrafor$113m. All output fromManildrais …

We Have Solar Power and Wind Power, Here Comes Moon Power

When Mark Baker looks up at the moon at night, he does not see magic or mystery. He ponders megawatts.<p>Twice a day, like clockwork, the moon’s gravity …

TRW to Release First Quarter 2014 Financial Results on April 29, 2014; Schedules Conference Call and Webcast (TRW Automotive Holdings Corporation)

(Source: TRW Automotive Holdings Corporation) LIVONIA, Mich., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (NYSE: TRW) announced …

British automotive manufacturer expands to Germany

A Rugby-based, independent manufacturer of automotive parts has established its first factory in Germany.<p>Automotive Insulations, which produces …

Car industry exit: manufacturing is declining but it is still a vital cog

This week came news that the Australian car industry will be gone by 2017, and most likely a little bit before that. And thus we are also able to bring out the economists and talk about how it will either hit certain areas hard, or won’t be so much as a blip.<p>At times like this it’s very easy to …

Chemical spill injures nine at Rolls-Royce plant in Indiana

(Reuters) - Nine employees were injured Friday in a release of nitric acid from a 250 gallon tank at a Rolls-Royce aviation engine plant in Indianapolis, authorities said.<p>Eight of the injured people were taken to hospitals and one person was treated at the scene, the Wayne Township Fire Department …

Alstom is a solid business, worries are unfounded -minister

PARIS, Feb 25 (Reuters) - French engineering group Alstom is a solid business and talk about state worries over its situation is nonsense, French Industry Minister Arnaud Montebourg said on Tuesday.<p>“It’s a solid business, very innovative, which we support and which doesn’t deserve the way it has …

Automotive Ergonomics: Faurecia Urban Rhythm Seat

With its Urban Rhythm concept, French auto supplier Faurecia wants to bring a little bit of the ergonomic desk chair into our cars.<p><b>1. Compliant Seatback</b><p>Traditional car seating gets its shape from molded foam. Here, the plastic seatback conforms to the occupant's spine and adjusts the ­lumbar …

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Alstom shares sink on threat of big fine in U.S. bribery case

PARIS (Reuters) - Shares in Alstom fell on Thursday on the prospect that the French engineering firm could face hefty penalties from the U.S. Justice Department in a bribery probe focused on Asia.<p>The logo of French power and transport engineering company Alstom is pictured on a wall of the …