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In The Future, Airbus Black Boxes Will Float

"At the end of last year Airbus got the green light from EASA (European Air Security Agency) to work on the necessary modifications to its planes in order to install these new black boxes in the rear of the planes," one of the sources told AFP.<p>An EASA spokesman confirmed that the agency was working …

Workers to be hired to help assemble new Jaguar crossover sports utility vehicle in Solihull<p>Carmaker Jaguar Land Rover is creating 1,300 new jobs after announcing its newest model will be made in Britain.<p>The announcement has been hailed by the government as a ringing endorsement of the health of …

Manufacturing Sector

New Jaguar 'taps driver on shoulder' to warn of cyclists

Watch: luxury cars of the future will warn inattentive drivers of nearby vulnerable road users like pedestrians and cyclists with a 'tap on the shoulder', bright warning lights, loud alarms and vibrating door handles<p>Future Jaguars and Land Rovers will “tap their drivers on the shoulder” to warn …

CES 2015: Jaguar Land Rover previews advanced in-car technology

Jaguar Land Rover may not have had a stand at this year’s CES, but the company was out in force with management, engineers and even designers …

Jaguar Land Rover to create 1,300 UK jobs to build SUV

<b>Jaguar Land Rover says it will create 1,300 new jobs to build Jaguar's first sports utility vehicle (SUV) at its Solihull plant in the West Midlands.</b><p>The firm has already invested £1.5bn in the Solihull plant to enable it to increase production, and it said its workforce there had almost doubled …

Jaguar Wants To Make Blind Spots A Thing Of The Past

Jaguar is currently working on a new virtual-reality cockpit that will make blind spots a thing of the past.<p>Called the "360 Urban Virtual Windscreen," Jaguar's newest assistance technology will allow the driver to see straight through the car's pillars. In urban conditions, this will allow those …

A viable alternative to 'regeneration'

Flickr/Except Integrated Sustainability. Some rights reserved.<p>Reading Toby Hill’s recent article Is regeneration bringing slums back to London?, I …

Sustainability

Work to begin on the multi-million pound regeneration of Northwich town centre

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Apps

Sunderland multi-million pound regeneration programme reaches financial close

Sunderland’s largest ever regeneration programme will soon get under way after a joint venture between the city council and construction giant …

City Politics

Airbus, Boeing spar over jet production strategy | Reuters

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Airbus and Boeing clashed over jet production on Monday, with the European planemaker questioning the viability of its rival’s proposals to hike output and Boeing insisting it will only build the number of jets that its buyers and suppliers can handle.<p>Visitors walk past the …

Boeing, Airbus seriously studying speeding factories | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Boeing Co (BA.N) and European rival Airbus (AIR.PA) said on Thursday they are both considering seriously whether to make their best-selling narrow-body jetliners at faster rates, news that may cheer investors in the short term but could raise longer-term market …

Airbus Helicopters expects China to become biggest market by 2020 | Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - Airbus Helicopters, the world’s largest civil helicopter maker, expects China and Hong Kong to become its biggest global market within six years as Beijing starts to lift restrictions on the use of low altitude airspace from 2015.<p>A general view of an EC145 helicopter being …

Microsoft unveils Windows 10 system with Start Menu

Microsoft has disclosed the first details of Windows 10 - its next operating system (OS).<p>The name is a surprise, bearing in mind it represents a jump from the last version - Windows 8.<p>Richard Taylor was invited to the software's unveiling in San Francisco and tested out the return of the Start Menu.<p>…

Microsoft unveils Windows 10 system with Start Menu

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1112000/1112436_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524655843_b09cdaa695bd26912282d6d15b21917e<p><b>Microsoft has disclosed the first details of Windows 10 - its next operating system (OS).</b><p>The name is a surprise, bearing in mind it represents a …

EBay, PayPal to Split Into Two Separate Companies

PayPal is splitting from EBay Inc. and will become a separate and publicly traded company next year. The separation is expected to occur in the second half of 2015. EBay said Tuesday that its board decided that the separation was the best path for growth and shareholder value creation for each …

UK exports fall amid crises in eurozone and Ukraine

Orders for Britain's factories dried up as the slowdown in the eurozone and tension between Russia and the Ukraine led to a harsher climate for exporters.<p>The monthly snapshot from the Confederation of British Industry found that firms were reporting a big drop in demand from overseas – falling to …