Regulatory

Trump: No New U.S. Fuel Economy Rules till 2020

December 06, 2019 at 4:58 PM

President Donald Trump says his administration won’t unveil finalized fuel economy standards until sometime next year.

How LIFT Boosts U.S. Manufacturing

Detroit-based LIFT (Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow) helps develop advanced manufacturing technologies and move them into practical use, says CEO Nigel Francis.

Bringing Order to Chaos with Robot Guidance Systems

By: Bill Hampton - Sponsored - July 09, 2019 at 6:30 AM

SICK, Inc.’s system-solution approach provides you the answer to running a more efficient, cost-effective, and accurate production line. With multiple robot guidance systems, SICK has the solution to fit your business needs that can help you gain flexible material handling operations.

Regulatory

Trump: No New U.S. Fuel Economy Rules till 2020

President Donald Trump says his administration won’t unveil finalized fuel economy standards until sometime next year.

New Product

Toyota RAV4 Named Japan Car of the Year

The Toyota RAV4 crossover has been designated Japan Car of the Year for 2019.

Labor

UAW to Disband Corrupt Region 5 Office

The United Auto Workers union says it will break up its largest regional office in an effort to stamp out corruption there.

Mobility

Waymo Joins Apple App Store

Waymo has made its autonomous ride-hailing app for robotic taxis available for download via Apple Inc.’s App Store.

Economics

Job Growth Revives in U.S.

Jobs growth in the U.S., which slowed to 156,000 new non-farm positions in October, jumped to a 10-month high of 266,000 in November.

Economics

Steel, Aluminum Rules Stall USMCA Trade Pact

Efforts to finalize local content rules for aluminum and steel are stalling attempts to finalize a new trade deal with Canada, Mexico and the U.S.

People

Renault Mulls CEO Candidates

Henri Poupart-Lafarge, who heads French transportation and infrastructure giant Alstom, has joined the short list of contenders to become the CEO of Renault.

Sales

China-Built Tesla EVs Qualify for Sales Subsidies

China says electric cars made by Tesla Inc.’s new factory in Shanghai will qualify for government’s sales discounts worth as much as $3,500.

People

VW Group Names Bischoff as Chief Designer

Klaus Bischoff has been named to oversee design activities for all Volkswagen Group brands, effective April 1.

Regulatory

Ford Recalls F-Series Trucks for Tailgate Flaw

Ford Motor Co. is calling back 261,600 late-model F-Series pickup trucks to fix faulty electric latches that could unlock the tailgate unintentionally.