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. A UK design consultancy has teamed up with a giant Chinese manufacturer to produce what they say is the world's most affordable solar lamp. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....The company is also concerned about the US authorities. Earlier this year, they accused rival manufacturer FiatChrysler of fitting unauthorised emissions control software to its vehicles; they are reportedly planning to launch legal action against FCA within the next few days. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....Jaguar Land Rover has delivered a record year of sales bolstered by demand for luxury cars in China and North America. Britain’s biggest car manufacturer sold 604,009 vehicles in the 12 months to the end of March, the most in its 95-year history and 16% more than a year earlier. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....It also plays an important role as a buyer of oil and other commodities, and its slowdown has been a factor in the decline in the prices of such goods. Beijing's aim to rebalance the economy towards domestic consumption has led to major challenges for manufacturers, and there have been layoffs - especially in heavily staffed state-run sectors such as the steel industry. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....Between 2009 and 2011, the two companies were locked in a series of legal battles over the patents for the technology they used in their mobile phones. At the time, Nokia was still the world's leading mobile phone manufacturer, but was being rapidly undermined by the rise of Apple's iPhone. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....The UK car industry backed the remain camp in the run-up to the EU referendum and SMMT members are fearful about possible tariffs being imposed on parts imported from the EU after Brexit. The cost of assembling a car in Britain could increase by £2,370 in the event of a “hard Brexit”, encouraging some manufacturers to look at moving production out of the country, according to PA Consulting Group. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... How imminent that future is remains up for debate. Certainly, there is great confidence among the manufacturers that the technological capability is around the corner – and they have ploughed in billions in investment. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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UK car production falls at fastest rate in more than two​-​and​-​a​-​half years image
....The UK car industry backed the remain camp in the run-up to the EU referendum and SMMT members are fearful about possible tariffs being imposed on parts imported from the EU after Brexit. The cost of assembling a car in Britain could increase by £2,370 in the event of a “hard Brexit”, encouraging some manufacturers to look at moving production out of the country, according to PA Consulting Group. ...
Moody's cuts China's credit rating for first time since 1989 image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 24th of May 2017 03:28:10 AM
....It also plays an important role as a buyer of oil and other commodities, and its slowdown has been a factor in the decline in the prices of such goods. Beijing's aim to rebalance the economy towards domestic consumption has led to major challenges for manufacturers, and there have been layoffs - especially in heavily staffed state-run sectors such as the steel industry. ...
Jaguar Land Rover posts record sales thanks to demand in China and US image
....Jaguar Land Rover has delivered a record year of sales bolstered by demand for luxury cars in China and North America. Britain’s biggest car manufacturer sold 604,009 vehicles in the 12 months to the end of March, the most in its 95-year history and 16% more than a year earlier. ...
German police raid Daimler offices image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 23rd of May 2017 02:02:06 PM
....The company is also concerned about the US authorities. Earlier this year, they accused rival manufacturer FiatChrysler of fitting unauthorised emissions control software to its vehicles; they are reportedly planning to launch legal action against FCA within the next few days. ...
Apple and Nokia to 'co-operate' after settling patent row image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 23rd of May 2017 11:03:54 AM
....Between 2009 and 2011, the two companies were locked in a series of legal battles over the patents for the technology they used in their mobile phones. At the time, Nokia was still the world's leading mobile phone manufacturer, but was being rapidly undermined by the rise of Apple's iPhone. ...
UK firm designs 'world's most affordable solar lamp' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 22nd of May 2017 10:11:36 AM
. A UK design consultancy has teamed up with a giant Chinese manufacturer to produce what they say is the world's most affordable solar lamp. ...
Ikea seeks to make more products in UK to fend off post-Brexit vote price rises image
....All Ikea products are designed in Sweden but the group does develop local goods for certain markets if there is demand. Drakeford said any UK sourced goods would be developed alongside manufacturers. ...
Let’s move to Rothbury, Northumberland: ‘It’s pretty near perfect’ image
.... To the train station with you. What a place: Cragside was built on the outskirts of remote Rothbury by William Armstrong, a Victorian multimillionaire arms manufacturer, scientist and ship-builder, using the most famous architect, Richard Norman Shaw, and the highest technology of the day. ...
Sterling's fall buoys UK manufacturers as export orders rise image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 19th of May 2017 01:17:38 PM
....UK factories have cashed in on the sharp fall in the pound since the Brexit vote, with export orders at the joint highest level in three and a half years. The stronger than expected findings from a survey by the CBI, the UK business trade body, suggest manufacturers had a decent start to the second quarter, boosting hopes that the sector will help prop up the wider economy as a consumer slowdown takes hold. ...
Peppa Pig owner Entertainment One announces new series image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 19th of May 2017 08:10:31 AM
.... . A toy manufacturer in Brazil is launching a new line of toys which are due to go on sale in August 2017. ...
Remote air traffic control preparing for takeoff at London City airport image
.... “It sounds a bit silly pumping noise into a control room but it’s something they need to do the job,” Anderson added. The system has been developed by Swedish defence manufacturer Saab, using technology from its Gripen fighter jet. ...
VW emissions: bosses face investigation over claims they misled investors image
....In a separate development on Wednesday, the EU launched legal action against Italy over claims it overlooked attempts by Fiat Chrysler to cheat on diesel emission tests. Italy has become the latest member state to be accused by the European commission – the EU’s executive body – of ignoring the installation of so-called defeat devices in cars, in a scandal that continues to reveal both the alleged illegal practices of major manufacturers and the weakness of national regulators. ...
Fanning the flames image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 17th of May 2017 02:33:21 PM
....Captain John Cox is as knowledgeable as anyone you will meet when it comes to plane fires. The former pilot and member of the Royal Aeronautical Society has studied them for more than a decade and now travels the world advising operators, manufacturers and regulators. ...
KitKat foiled again in attempt to trademark four-fingered bar's shape image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 17th of May 2017 09:31:17 AM
....”. The case turned on whether a the product’s shapewas sufficiently distinctive to the brand to prevent any other manufacturer using a similar format. ...
Fresh rail strikes announced for 30 May image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of May 2017 03:31:56 PM
....The RMT said Merseyrail's "pig-headed attitude" had forced its hand to strike for a third time. The union claimed that during talks Merseyrail had refused to set up a "safety working group", alongside external safety bodies and the train manufacturer Stadler, on the principle that a second safety-critical person would be retained across all services. ...
Samsung Pay launches in UK to take on Apple Pay and Google Android Pay image
....While Samsung Pay was one of the first mobile payment systems to market in South Korea and other countries, it is late to the game in the UK. Android Pay has been available on Samsung and other manufacturers’ Android smartphones since May 2016 in the UK, and has third-party app support with payments inside on-demand food delivery apps, for example. ...
Troubled Toshiba misses annual results deadline image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 15th of May 2017 04:54:42 AM
.... . Toshiba is the world's second-largest chip manufacturer, with its products used in data centres and consumer goods worldwide, including iPhones and iPads. ...
How to build your grand design for a humble price image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 14th of May 2017 06:00:08 AM
.... The couple have placed it in the middle of the house, from where it rises like a light chimney all the way through the roof. “If you stand in the kitchen you can look up and see the sky,” says Nathan, 32, who works for a wind turbine manufacturer. ...
Fast-charging smartphones set for launch image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 12th of May 2017 11:50:02 AM
....However, Ben Wood, a technology analyst at CCS Insight, said he had doubts about the claims. Mr Myersdorf said he could not reveal which manufacturers were signed up to use the technology. ...
Car finance deals soar to new record image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 12th of May 2017 10:21:27 AM
....That is largely because motorists can hand their cars back if they can no longer afford payments. Ultimately it is the car manufacturers who carry the risk on such deals, as they guarantee second-hand values. ...
Sir James Dyson wins vacuum cleaners appeal at European Court image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 11th of May 2017 11:11:40 AM
...."The European Commission stepped outside their legal framework to make this test irrelevant and misleading to consumers. Dyson was the only manufacturer to support a cap on motor wattage, the most effective way of reducing energy consumption, promoting greater efficiency. ...
BAE chair fails to confirm whether staff are loading bombs on to Saudi jets image
. The chairman of arms manufacturer BAE Systems repeatedly declined to say whether the company’s employees are loading bombs on to Saudi Tornado jets involved in the conflict in Yemen. ...
My pager: The 'in thing' in the 90s image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 10th of May 2017 06:18:43 PM
...."My pager seems to be stuck in 2013. Maybe the manufacturers had some sort of life span in mind. ...
Almost HALF of all motors sold privately turn out to have hidden problems image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 10th of May 2017 12:01:00 AM
....Buyers think they get more value for money in a private sale, but growing numbers are playing safe shifting to dealers and car supermarkets. “They are attracted by warranties and manufacturerapproved used car schemes too,” Powell added. ...
'I thought I was invincible' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 9th of May 2017 11:09:35 PM
.... . But the problem is that in some countries, manufacturers "will buy from sources they can't trust", says Michael Deats, World Health Organization group lead on substandard and falsified medical products. ...
Macronomics image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 8th of May 2017 07:46:22 AM
.... In his manifesto, he wanted a common eurozone budget and a eurozone finance minister too. He also will ask Berlin to invest and spend more to help Germany's domestic economy, which it is hoped will help French exporters and manufacturers in other European countries. ...
Lancashire living rooms: the backdrop to cottage industry revolution image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 6th of May 2017 12:02:08 PM
.... That’s why the National Festival of Making organisers decided it was the perfect launchpad for their event. As well as showcasing small makers, the festival has connected artists with some of the big manufacturers in the area, such as the mattress maker Silentnight in the Pendle village of Barnoldswick. ...
Diesel scrappage scheme being considered image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 5th of May 2017 12:51:15 PM
....Clean air zones could be set up in dozens of cities and towns according to the document. Motor manufacturers have welcomed the plans but environmental campaigners say the proposals are "half-baked. ...
Pfizer to give out breast cancer drug free while awaiting NHS decision image
....A drug described as one of the most important advances in treating breast cancer in the past 20 years is to be given to women in the UK for free while the medicines regulator decides whether it should be available on the NHS. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence’s provisional decision in February that palbociclib should not be routinely funded on the NHS in England was decried by patients but its final appraisal has been paused for the drug manufacturer Pfizer to present further clinical data. ...
UK food sector faces enormous challenges post-Brexit, say peers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 2nd of May 2017 11:01:13 PM
....As negotiations between the EU and British government appear to take a turn for worse, concerns are growing that failure to reach an exit deal could leave many industries facing steep tariff barriers in future – something government ministers hope could be offset by opportunities in other international export markets. The latest Lords report on the implications of Brexit exposes particularly high dependency on the single market and associated EU trade deals among British farmers and food manufacturers. ...
UK manufacturing records fastest growth for three years, figures show image
....The survey of more than 600 industrial companies follows official figures last week showing the UK economy slowed markedly in the first three months of 2017 as the effect of higher import costs worked its way through the economy, raising inflation and squeezing consumer spending. But while some consumer-facing businesses have struggled, manufacturers have reported a boost from the weaker pound and from a recovery in the global economy. ...
Samsung self-driving cars take fight to Apple, Uber and Google's Waymo image
....Samsung is stepping up its plans for self-driving cars to rival former Google project Waymo, Uber and Apple, bringing the key players from the battle for smartphone dominance to the brave new world of autonomous vehicles. The South Korean electronics manufacturer, which is the world’s largest smartphone maker and a chip giant in its own right, has been given permission to test its self-driving cars on public roads by the South Korean ministry of land, infrastructure and transport. ...
UK manufacturing growth at three-year high, survey suggests image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 2nd of May 2017 09:23:58 AM
....The fall in the value of the pound since the Brexit vote in June has made UK goods cheaper for foreign buyers, but has also pushed up the cost of imports for UK companies. Markit said price pressures faced by manufacturers remained "elevated", but noted that input cost inflation had "eased significantly" since January. ...
Hummus 'crisis' sheds light on secret world of mass food production image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 29th of April 2017 08:00:25 AM
....Inside a cluster of unremarkable industrial units off the A40 in west London is the epicentre of the 2017 hummus crisis. The buildings belong to Bakkavor, the international food manufacturer behind the mass withdrawal of the product from British supermarket shelves after customers complained of a metallic taste. ...
Google and Facebook duped in huge 'scam' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 28th of April 2017 10:47:03 AM
....On 27 April, Fortune reported that the two victims were Facebook and Google. The man accused of being behind the scam, Evaldas Rimasauskas, 48, allegedly posed as an Asia-based manufacturer and deceived the companies from at least 2013 until 2015. ...
No branch?  image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 27th of April 2017 11:05:04 PM
.... Time then for a reinvention of the humble ATM [automated teller machine] but in a digital world what can you do with a hole in the wall whose primary function is dispensing cash?. The answer is a "bank in a box", a machine that is the alternative to a branch serving all your financial needs with 24/7 opening hours, says one manufacturer. ...
Vauxhall 'reckless' over Zafira fires, say MPs image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 27th of April 2017 11:00:16 PM
....These MPs are also calling for new laws to prosecute car makers who fail to sort a safety issue. The current system just relies on the manufacturer doing everything voluntarily. ...
UK car production hits 17-year high as industry issues Brexit warning image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 27th of April 2017 06:32:19 AM
....92m set in 1972. The biggest manufacturers in the UK include Japan’s Nissan in Sunderland, Indian-owned Jaguar Land Rover in the West Midlands and north-west, and German-owned Mini in Oxford. ...
Trump under fire over 'huge tax cut for the rich' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of April 2017 06:35:17 PM
....One notable tax missing from Wednesday’s briefing was the “border adjustability tax”, a proposal to tax goods imported into and sold in the United States championed by Ryan. The tax, backed by House Republicans, was supposed to serve as a means to offset any loss in revenue from corporate tax cuts but ran into opposition from major corporate interests, including retailers and automobile manufacturers. ...
Uber plans to test on-demand flying cars network by 2020 image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of April 2017 06:28:42 AM
. Uber has unveiled plans to partner with plane manufacturers to develop and test a network of flying cars by 2020. ...
Colour me image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of April 2017 11:08:21 PM
....These numbers mean firms can clearly communicate the precise shade of the particular colour they want to their suppliers. Pantone also provides formulations for manufacturers to make sure the correct shade can be reproduced consistently in different materials. ...
Accountants Grant Thornton fined £2.3m over audit image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 24th of April 2017 02:48:48 PM
....Mr Napper was fined £130,000 and banned from auditing for three years, while GT paid £200,000 in additional costs. The FRC said that the auditors had been deceived by the management of AssetCo, a fire engine manufacturer once owned by British Gas. ...
How disabled travellers still face discrimination by airlines image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 24th of April 2017 06:00:04 AM
....Campaigners claim that it discriminates against some passengers because it fails to distinguish between the loss of a suitcase of clothes and a wheelchair that is someone’s lifeline. In Gumbrell’s case, the £1,094 eventually offered by Emirates covered less than half the £2,200 cost of a new scooter and it included £105 she was obliged to pay to courier the damaged vehicle to the manufacturer when Emirates insisted it be professionally assessed. ...
CEO Secrets: Put family first, says manufacturer. image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 23rd of April 2017 11:03:12 PM
CEO Secrets: Put family first, says manufacturer. image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 23rd of April 2017 11:03:12 PM
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Ding ding! All aboard the ex-Lib Dem minister's solar-powered bus image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 23rd of April 2017 03:53:02 PM
.... In winter, the buses will draw some electricity from the grid, but it is expected that through the year the solar panels will generate slightly more electricity than the buses need. The conversions have been made by Optare, a Leeds-based bus manufacturer. ...
Five Minute Guide to: Ensuring your car cover is valid image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 23rd of April 2017 12:01:00 AM
....Souped-up cars fitted with howling exhausts, blacked-out windows and other outrageous personalisations have become an increasingly rare sight on Britain’s roads. Rob Miles, director of car insurance at Direct Line, says police are dealing with fewer incidents of motorists failing to meet legal standards of vehicle modification: “You must let your insurer know if your car has been changed from the manufacturer’s original specification or you could invalidate your insurance and be driving illegally. ...
HS2 is on its way but bid troubles and snap election could still derail project image
....A £2bn competition to build stations has opened, while the train contract competition launched this week, to design, build and maintain the first 60 HS2 trains, is worth £2. 75bn – a prime target for manufacturers in this country, perhaps to maintain the future of the Bombardier factory in Derby or expand the scope of Hitachi’s assembly plant in County Durham. ...
Sports Direct's £78m move into US retail stuns analysts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 21st of April 2017 03:41:12 PM
....The US sporting goods sector is being tested by the expansion of online shopping and discount chains. Several retailers filed for bankruptcy in 2016, including Sports Authority, speciality golf retailer Golfsmith International Holdings and sports goods manufacturer Performance Sports Group. ...
Borussia Dortmund bombs: Part of an elaborate scam? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 21st of April 2017 11:10:46 AM
..... Yes, in Casino Royale, Bond's nemesis Le Chiffre decided to short sell shares from an aircraft manufacturer in order to fund a terrorist organisation. ...
Trump signs order to assess whether steel imports threaten national security image
....” He said he was proud of that withdrawal, which would have been “another Nafta disaster”. The announcement is the most concrete move the administration has made on trade since Trump was elected after a campaign when he argued cheap imports were “killing” US manufacturers. ...
BMW profits boosted by Intel map investment image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 20th of April 2017 12:56:17 PM
....BMW said the value of the stake in Here had risen by 183m euros. The car manufacturer also cited improved earnings from its Chinese joint venture, BMW Brilliance Automotive, for its higher profits. ...
Financial watchdog to investigate car finance market image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 19th of April 2017 10:47:47 AM
....According to Sandy Burgess, chief executive of the Scottish Motor Trade Association, that could lead to a market in used car finance deals, allowing drivers to take on cars from the age of two or three for a further two years or so. He also told BBC Scotland that he foresees the business model developing to the point that car manufacturers do not lease one car, but provide a service for a monthly fee, for which drivers can choose from a range of car types. ...
How much uncertainty can business take? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 18th of April 2017 01:57:40 PM
...." . Terry Scuoler, chief executive of the EEF manufacturers' organisation, said Mrs May's decision to seek a "clear mandate" was sensible after a year of "considerable uncertainty" for businesses. ...
Google takes Android search blow in Russia image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 17th of April 2017 04:20:19 PM
....It brings to an end a long-running battle between the US firm and Russia's competition regulator, the Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS). Google had argued the regulator had no case because manufacturers could develop their own versions of Android or pre-install other apps of their choice. ...
Drivers could be paid 'up to £2,000 to scrap diesels' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 17th of April 2017 10:17:34 AM
.... . Under the new scrappage plan, half of the payments could come from the government with the rest coming from car manufacturers. ...
El Paso: the border city grappling with the ramifications of Trump's proposals image
.... The city was one of the first victims of globalization and profoundly impacted by Nafta, says Fullerton. Once the jeans capital of the US and home to manufacturers including Levi Strauss and Farah – at its peak the second largest employer in the city – El Paso fell on hard times as trade barriers fell and manufacturing jobs went south of the border. ...
Wiggle is wriggling out of responsibility for faulty folding bicycle image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 17th of April 2017 06:00:15 AM
....The company seemed to be hiding behind the fact that the supplier was claiming there was nothing wrong with the bike, which was rather poor given that you had a report stating the opposite – and the fact that it had collapsed on you. Retailers are responsible for what they sell rather than the manufacturer and need to be reminded of this sometimes. ...
Walking dead image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 16th of April 2017 08:34:11 AM
Sparks fly on Wall Street over Tesla’s current valuation image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 15th of April 2017 03:00:05 PM
. Tesla, the electric carmaker, briefly became America’s most valued auto manufacturer last week when a surge in its share price saw it roar past General Motors. ...
How the beery vision of brewing a small fortune can fall flat image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 15th of April 2017 08:59:21 AM
....However, for all the cockle-warming success stories, many a beery vision has fallen flat. Figures from the Insolvency Service show that 19 drinks manufacturers went bust in 2014, 23 in 2015 and 24 in the first nine months of 2016. ...
Meet the ‘fix-perts’, an army of experts determined to get Britain on the mend image
.... “A lot of the time there’s anger at why an object has stopped working, and we try to redirect that in a positive way. There’s a sense of outwitting manufacturers for a lot of people. ...
Tesco shares tumble despite first UK growth in seven years image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of April 2017 06:26:58 AM
.... Lewis added that a typical Tesco basket of goods cost 6% less than when he took over – although the equivalent figure was 7% a year ago. Last year Tesco removed Marmite and other household brands made by Unilever from Tesco’s website after the manufacturer tried to raise its prices by about 10% owing to sterling’s slump after the Brexit vote. ...
Inflation rates puts squeeze on savers as UK is in the midst of a 'silent savings crisis' image
....This is only available online and is covered by the Swedish Deposit Insurance Scheme, rather than the FSCS. US motor manufacturer Ford has now entered the savings market with rates including 0. ...
Bombardier and Siemens 'in train deal talks' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 11th of April 2017 09:17:35 PM
. Shares in manufacturers Bombardier and Siemens have jumped on reports they are in talks about merging their train-making businesses. ...
Toshiba files unaudited results and says future is in doubt image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 11th of April 2017 08:33:57 AM
.... . This week, Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn was reported to be willing to pay up to $27bn (£21. ...
UK inflation rate remains at 2.3% image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 11th of April 2017 08:32:36 AM
....4%. "Today's producer prices release suggests that the impact of the weaker pound on manufacturers' input costs may have peaked," said Martin Beck, senior economic adviser to the EY Item Club. ...
The new age of Ayn Rand: how she won over Trump and Silicon Valley image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 10th of April 2017 05:49:09 PM
.... It was a pledge to make the US government an active meddler in the market, negotiating trade deals, bringing back jobs. His public bullying of big companies – pressing Ford or the air-conditioner manufacturer Carrier to keep their factories in the US – was precisely the kind of big government intrusion upon the natural rhythms of capitalism that appalled Rand. ...
Tesla surpasses GM to become most valuable car company in US image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 10th of April 2017 04:37:58 PM
.... Tesla, the loss-making electric luxury vehicle maker, became the most valuable car company in the US. When US markets closed on Monday the manufacturer was worth $51. ...
Toshiba may sell chip business to Foxconn for $27bn image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 10th of April 2017 03:59:36 PM
. Taiwan manufacturer Foxconn has signalled it could mount a $27bn (£21. ...
Cut price image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 9th of April 2017 11:18:58 PM
....The answer, of course, is that it doesn't. But for a manufacturer, selling the printer cheaply and the ink expensively is a business model that makes sense. ...
Diesel cars can improve air quality, claims motor industry group image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 9th of April 2017 11:01:21 PM
. Car manufacturers have hit back at the recent spate of negative comments about diesel vehicles, saying that the latest incarnations are “the cleanest in history” and “light years away from their older counterparts”. ...
Price rises and pay figures to underline Brexit strain on Britons image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 9th of April 2017 11:01:21 PM
.... That has sparked some high-profile price tussles between suppliers and retailers, such as the row over Marmite last year. There have also been moves by food manufacturers to shrink their products while holding the price. ...
Are the wheels about to fall off the credit gravy train? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 8th of April 2017 03:00:05 PM
.... It said charges could be eased or withdrawn if customers could not afford a repayment plan. There have also been warnings that the car manufacturers behind multibillion-pound leasing arms are at risk because nine out of 10 private car buyers are now using PCPs, where they pay a small deposit then commit to monthly payments for the next three years with the option to buy or hand back the car at the end. ...
Post-Brexit-vote surge for UK economy comes to an end image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 7th of April 2017 04:34:17 PM
....Jack Coy at the Centre for Economics and Business Research consultancy said there was still a good chance manufacturing could help shore up the wider economy this year. “Boosted by increased competitiveness from the weaker pound, manufacturers are enjoying bright prospects and strong order books. ...
Answerphone hackers rack up £5,000 in calls – all charged to us image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 7th of April 2017 06:00:02 AM
.... “We feel we have done everything to help,” says a spokesperson. “We secured the system to manufacturer’s standards, but no system is 100% secure. ...

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