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Manufacturing and Engineering

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  • Automobile recalls are on pace to break recent highs

    Automobile recalls are on pace to break recent highs
    Automakers are on a torrid recall pace this year. Car companies have recalled about 11 million vehicles in the U.S. so far this year. General Motors Co. has called back the most: 6 million, including more than 2 million for an ignition switch issue...
  • U.S. Navy to test laser weapon aboard ship in Persian Gulf

    U.S. Navy to test laser weapon aboard ship in Persian Gulf
    The Navy plans to install a laser weapon prototype on a ship this summer for at-sea testing in the Persian Gulf. The technology, called the Laser Weapon System, will be the first of its kind to be deployed, the Navy said. The idea is that the laser...
  • Amid police shootings, Albuquerque residents grow fearful

    Amid police shootings, Albuquerque residents grow fearful
    ALBUQUERQUE — When Wynema and Michael Gonzagowski moved to town about two years ago, family and friends warned them about what they described as the heavy-handed tactics and aggressive attitude of Albuquerque police. At first the couple brushed...
  • Vast oil trove trapped in Monterey Shale formation

    Vast oil trove trapped in Monterey Shale formation
    SHAFTER, Calif. — A bustling city is sprouting on five acres here, carved out of a vast almond grove. Tanker trucks and heavy equipment come and go, a row of office trailers runs the length of the site and an imposing 150-foot drilling rig...
  • Self-driving cars could keep seniors in the driver's seat

    Self-driving cars could keep seniors in the driver's seat
    My Grandma Bobbie is 93 and lives on her own, in a spotless condo decorated with enviable midcentury furnishings. The daughter of a General Motors millwright, she grew up in Detroit riding the streetcar, but one of her goals was to get to the promised...
  • Kia to return to minivan game with all-new Sedona at N.Y. Auto Show

    Kia to return to minivan game with all-new Sedona at N.Y. Auto Show
    The world of minivans hasn’t had much excitement injected into it in a while, but look to Kia to change that later this month at the New York Auto Show. The South Korean automaker announced Thursday that it would bring an all-new "midsize...
  • Rocket blasts off from Vandenberg, lifts military satellite into orbit

    Rocket blasts off from Vandenberg, lifts military satellite into orbit
    An 18-story rocket carrying a $518-million military weather satellite was launched into orbit from Vandenberg Air Force Base on Thursday, extending the life of a program that began in the early 1960s. The 7:46 a.m. PDT blastoff was the first of the year...
  • Senators attack culture of GM

     Senators attack culture of GM
    For just a few million dollars, General Motors Co. could have replaced a defective ignition switch that ultimately has been linked to 13 deaths and is expected to cost the automaker billions in repairs, fines and litigation. GM need only have spent an...
  • It's GM today, but why do automakers keep building cars that kill us?

    It's GM today, but why do automakers keep building cars that kill us?
    Would you buy a car from General Motors? There was a time when the majority of Americans would’ve answered, unhesitatingly and resoundingly, yes. Today? Probably not so much. PHOTOS: From the Fed to GM, 5 top-tier women trying to fix man-...
  • Senators accuse GM of coverup in delayed ignition-switch recall

    Senators accuse GM of coverup in delayed ignition-switch recall
    WASHINGTON -- Senators aggressively questioned General Motors Co. Chief Executive Mary Barra on Wednesday about the years of delays in recalling vehicles with faulty ignition switches, accusing the company of a coverup to hide the problem that caused at...
  • Brake problems spur big Jeep Grand Cherokee, Dodge Durango recall

    Brake problems spur big Jeep Grand Cherokee, Dodge Durango recall
    Chrysler Group is recalling almost 650,000 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango sport utility vehicles sold in the U.S. during the the 2011-14 model years to fix a problem with the brakes. It will recall another 200,000 of the vehicles sold in other...