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....Prof David Bailey, an automotive industry expert at Aston University, said: “The timescale involved here is sufficiently long term to be taken seriously. If enacted it would send a very clear signal to manufacturers and consumers of the direction of travel and may accelerate a transition to electric cars. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....The issue has regularly made headlines over the last year following the decline in the value of the pound after the Brexit vote. Food manufacturers have blamed the slump in sterling for increasing the price of imported ingredients and looked for ways to recover their extra costs. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Frank Bachmann, managing director at Cowley, told the Oxford Mail: “This is good news for everybody on the team at Plant Oxford and this addition to the model line-up marks an important next step in the evolution of Mini. “As the main manufacturer of the Mini three-door, with production expertise built up over many years, it makes sense for us to build this all-electric model. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Exane BNP Paribas automotive analyst Stuart Pearson said little was known about the allegations, but no signs had emerged about fixing prices charged to consumers. “More ugly details could yet emerge, leaving German manufacturers – and the EU auto sector – still firmly in the sin bin for now,” he added. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....McKesson has consistently denied any wrongdoing but in May it agreed to a Teamster demand to set up an independent committee to review the company’s actions in the $9bn a year prescription opioid business. The Teamsters’ move throws a spotlight on the distributors whose role in the epidemic has been less widely known than that of drug manufacturers, prescribing doctors and pharmacists. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Diesel emissions have come under scrutiny since Volkswagen admitted in September 2015 that 482,000 of its vehicles in the US were fitted with defeat device software to switch engines to a cleaner mode when undergoing environmental tests. The German manufacturer said 11 million of its vehicles were affected worldwide – including almost 1. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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. Britain’s manufacturers increased production last month at the fastest rate since the mid-1990s, according to the latest CBI industrial trends survey. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Homes for about £150,000. Are we getting the exact amounts promised by food manufacturers? We look at accusations about John West chunks. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Britain to ban sale of all diesel and petrol cars and vans from 2040 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of July 2017 09:38:22 PM
....Prof David Bailey, an automotive industry expert at Aston University, said: “The timescale involved here is sufficiently long term to be taken seriously. If enacted it would send a very clear signal to manufacturers and consumers of the direction of travel and may accelerate a transition to electric cars. ...
UK factory output grows at fastest rate since mid-1990s image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of July 2017 03:24:14 PM
. Britain’s manufacturers increased production last month at the fastest rate since the mid-1990s, according to the latest CBI industrial trends survey. ...
BMW pledges to build new e-Mini at UK car plant image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of July 2017 01:14:23 PM
....Frank Bachmann, managing director at Cowley, told the Oxford Mail: “This is good news for everybody on the team at Plant Oxford and this addition to the model line-up marks an important next step in the evolution of Mini. “As the main manufacturer of the Mini three-door, with production expertise built up over many years, it makes sense for us to build this all-electric model. ...
How a father's tragedy moved the Teamsters to fight an opioid distributor image
....McKesson has consistently denied any wrongdoing but in May it agreed to a Teamster demand to set up an independent committee to review the company’s actions in the $9bn a year prescription opioid business. The Teamsters’ move throws a spotlight on the distributors whose role in the epidemic has been less widely known than that of drug manufacturers, prescribing doctors and pharmacists. ...
VW calls crisis meeting to discuss EU cartel inquiry, source says image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 24th of July 2017 01:46:00 PM
....Exane BNP Paribas automotive analyst Stuart Pearson said little was known about the allegations, but no signs had emerged about fixing prices charged to consumers. “More ugly details could yet emerge, leaving German manufacturers – and the EU auto sector – still firmly in the sin bin for now,” he added. ...
Shrinking sweets? 'You're not imagining it,' ONS tells shoppers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 24th of July 2017 11:30:41 AM
....The issue has regularly made headlines over the last year following the decline in the value of the pound after the Brexit vote. Food manufacturers have blamed the slump in sterling for increasing the price of imported ingredients and looked for ways to recover their extra costs. ...
Could you spot a fake Airbnb listing, plus what's so fishy about cans of tuna? image
....Homes for about £150,000. Are we getting the exact amounts promised by food manufacturers? We look at accusations about John West chunks. ...
Mercedes recalls 3m diesel cars over emissions concerns image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 19th of July 2017 09:12:58 AM
....Diesel emissions have come under scrutiny since Volkswagen admitted in September 2015 that 482,000 of its vehicles in the US were fitted with defeat device software to switch engines to a cleaner mode when undergoing environmental tests. The German manufacturer said 11 million of its vehicles were affected worldwide – including almost 1. ...
Peak car? Driverless technology may actually accelerate car ownership image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 18th of July 2017 06:00:12 AM
.... Stop-and-go traffic and interactions with pedestrians, cyclists and other road users are challenging for all AVs but formidable for larger and heavier ones. Given that conventional vehicle manufacturers have become key to AV developments, a large-scale shift from car ownership to car clubs and Uber-style ride sharing following automation looks increasingly doubtful. ...
New £10 unveiled: Everything you need to know about the Jane Austen note image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Monday 17th of July 2017 09:53:00 PM
....Nearly 60 per cent of Brits believe women are underrepresented on currency, with 46% keen to see Florence Nightingale return to feature on the UK’s banknotes. Banknote equipment manufacturers have already started to work on adapting machines to fit the new tenner, and new ATM parts are being ordered. ...
The scandal of big tobacco’s behaviour in the developing world | Letters image
.... Big tobacco needs to diversify. This is where shareholder pressure should be applied: to encourage manufacturers and associated leaf merchants to invest in non-harmful products and speed up the process of product diversification. ...
Globalisation: the rise and fall of an idea that swept the world image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 14th of July 2017 04:28:14 AM
.... Called “anti-globalisation” by the media, and the “alter-globalisation” or “global justice” movement by its participants, it tried to draw attention to the devastating effect that free trade policies were having, especially in the developing world, where globalisation was supposed to be having its most beneficial effect. This was a time when figures such as the New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman had given the topic a glitzy prominence by documenting his time among what he gratingly called “globalutionaries”: chatting amiably with the CEO of Monsanto one day, gawking at lingerie manufacturers in Sri Lanka the next. ...
Irish business seeks €1bn in EU aid to protect firms hit by Brexit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of July 2017 05:40:20 PM
....”. He was referring to the unspecified investment pledges the Japanese car manufacturer got from Theresa May to stay in Sunderland following the EU referendum. ...
Threats, bullying, lawsuits: tobacco industry's dirty war for the African market image
....British American Tobacco (BAT) and other multinational tobacco firms have threatened governments in at least eight countries in Africa demanding they axe or dilute the kind of protections that have saved millions of lives in the west, a Guardian investigation has found. BAT, one of the world’s leading cigarette manufacturers, is fighting through the courts to try to block the Kenyan and Ugandan governments’ attempts to bring in regulations to limit the harm caused by smoking. ...
Is a car maker about to save the planet? | Zoe Williams image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 10th of July 2017 05:00:05 AM
.... It becomes ridiculous. You’ll never know when the tipping point is – it’s possibly as little as five minutes – but think enough about electric cars, especially if you’re a car manufacturer, and wham … you’re Volvo. ...
Philip Morris cigarettes charged millions after losing plain packaging case against Australia image
. The tobacco manufacturer Philip Morris will be forced to pay millions of dollars in legal fees to Australia after its failed case against plain packaging laws. ...
The UK economy must take a long, hard look at itself | Larry Elliott image
.... Exports were up in the latest quarter but not by nearly as much as the government might have hoped given the fall in the value of sterling. As ever, UK manufacturers are finding it hard to resist the temptation to take advantage of a cheaper pound to raise prices rather than to secure bigger market share. ...
One by one, Brexit’s ‘salvations’ are seen to be illusory | Nick Cohen image
.... “The first calling point of the UK’s negotiator immediately after #Brexit will not be Brussels, it will be Berlin, to strike a deal,” announced Davis in May 2016. German car manufacturers would want access to the British market. ...
Will cheap car loans steer Britain to a financial crash? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 8th of July 2017 06:00:00 AM
.... But one thing we learned from the financial crisis is that explosions happen in areas no one is scrutinising much, and in financial instruments that are untested. In the case of car finance, it’s not banks that are most exposed but the financing arms of the manufacturers, which, because they are not deposit takers, are treated differently by regulators. ...
People want a 'sensible Brexit', says Philip Hammond image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 7th of July 2017 04:26:44 PM
....Business leaders reported that the meeting had gone “better than expected” and hinted at a thawing of the government position. Terry Scuoler, chief executive of EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, said: “This meeting has been a good first step and it’s clear ministers are listening to business concerns, which we welcome. ...
UK to fund research into letting electric cars return power to grid image
....British businesses will be able to bid for £20m of government funding for undertaking research and trials of vehicle-to-grid technology, which officials believe holds “enormous potential” benefits for drivers and the energy system. The announcement comes on the heels of a week of good news for electric car manufacturers and battery-makers. ...
France to ban sales of petrol and diesel cars by 2040 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 6th of July 2017 01:20:06 PM
....Prof David Bailey, an automotive industry expert at Aston University, said: “The timescale involved here is sufficiently long term to be taken seriously. If enacted it would send a very clear signal to manufacturers and consumers of the direction of travel and may accelerate a transition to electric cars. ...
Reckitt Benckiser warns of permanent sales hit from cyber attack image
....Although ransom money was demanded by the attackers, the motive may not have been money but access to data, possibly to destroy it rather than use the information for other purposes. Other large companies affected by the cyber attack included Oreo cookie manufacturer Mondelez, shipping group Maersk, Russia's Rosneft and the advertising agency WPP. ...
Baidu boss investigated for riding in self-driving car image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 6th of July 2017 07:38:11 AM
....At the conference, Baidu announced that it had built an alliance with 50 partners to develop and promote self-driving cars. They include Ford, Daimler, five Chinese car manufacturers, mapping firm TomTom, and chipmakers Intel and Nvidia. ...
Butter could cost more by Christmas, Arla boss warns image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 6th of July 2017 06:33:10 AM
.... . There's speculation in the UK that manufacturers are stockpiling butter and cream as the price rises - pushing it up further. ...
Volvo signals carmakers' growing confidence in an electric future image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of July 2017 05:31:24 PM
....Beyond carbon emissions, fully electric vehicles are also seen as a panacea for tackling the dangerously dirty air, generated by conventional combustion engine cars, that blights many cities in Europe and Asia. James Thornton, chief executive of ClientEarth, the environmental law group which sued the UK government to improve its air pollution plan, said: “Volvo’s ambition in moving rapidly to cleaner technology should be heeded urgently by other manufacturers to defend the health of young and old alike. ...
Vauxhall takeover by PSA given go-ahead image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of July 2017 03:53:20 PM
.... . "The Commission investigation also showed that the merged entity will still face strong competition from manufacturers such as Renault, Volkswagen, Daimler, Ford, Fiat and various Asian competitors. ...
Sir Owen Green obituary image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of July 2017 02:14:17 PM
.... He had bought each of the guests a clock mounted in a case that reflected their individual interests – for one it was a set of cricket stumps, another a golf bag, and so on. Such attention to detail and taking the time to find out about the people he encountered in his business life was a key characteristic that enabled Green to mastermind the phenomenal growth of BTR from a rather worn-out Midlands manufacturer into a multibillion-pound industrial conglomerate. ...
All Volvo cars to be electric or hybrid from 2019 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of July 2017 09:25:25 AM
....Between 2019 and 2021, the firm will introduce five 100% electric models, and ensure the rest of its conventional petrol and diesel range has a hybrid engine of some form. It is the first major manufacturer to make such a bold move. ...
UK ministers move to allay Brexit fears over access to medicines image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of July 2017 08:26:44 AM
.... “The UK would like to find a way to continue to collaborate with the EU, in the interests of public health and safety,” they say in the letter. The EMA currently licenses all medicines that manufacturers want to sell in the 28 EU states and some other countries in the European Economic Area. ...
Brexit: British officials drop 'cake and eat it' approach to negotiations image
....Though full EEA-style participation in the single market is seen as politically toxic due to its requirement to accept freedom of movement, pressure is building in Whitehall for a rethink of opposition to a customs union with the EU. This would satisfy many business leaders, who are clamouring for ways to avoid trapping manufacturers behind an inflexible tariff wall but possibly still allow new international trade deals to be pursued in the service sector. ...
Power through your work commute on an electric bike image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 1st of July 2017 06:00:06 AM
....Battery range 30 miles. Pros An established and reliable manufacturer, this is one of the bestselling folding e-bikes on the market. ...
Ron Dennis to cut ties with McLaren board in £275m deal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 30th of June 2017 03:53:40 PM
....Dennis, 70, was ousted from the helm of McLaren last November after disagreements with shareholders and put on gardening leave. The Formula One legend founded McLaren International as a company in 1980, growing it into a supplier of motor sport technology and a manufacturer of McLaren supercars, developed as a standalone business in 2010. ...
Google's fine is big news but the company faces a far bigger threat image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 29th of June 2017 03:19:54 PM
....What’s more, Google is keeping its eye on two other investigations from Vestager’s commission. One, into Android, threatens Google’s presence on more than a billion phones worldwide, as the EU investigates whether it is forcing handset manufacturers’ hands over which apps and services to include when they build an Android phone. ...
Trains, planes and automobiles: the transport systems embracing smart tech image
.... Virtual reality is helping railway staff to learn how to work on new rolling stock. In the motor industry, robotics and ‘virtual prototyping’ are already being used, while in the aerospace industry, manufacturers are using the ‘internet of things’, as well as using the cloud instead of their own web servers. ...
Green's 'main purpose' in BHS sale was to avoid pension liability, says watchdog image
....”. Just months before finalising the deal with Green, the regulator agreed its biggest ever settlement with a private company with Coats Group, the sewing threads manufacturer, which agreed to pay more than £255m. ...
Grenfell Tower fire: MP says public must be told to stop using Hotpoint model image
....The Labour MP for Hammersmith said in the letter to Clark that Whirlpool – which owns both Hotpoint and Indesit brands – had “a poor history of fire safety”. He wrote: “Since the Shepherds Court fire little has been done by either the manufacturer or your department to address the safety concerns it raised. ...
Google fined record €2.4bn by EU over search engine results image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 27th of June 2017 09:32:10 AM
....Intel, €1. 1bn (2009): The US chipmaker was ordered to pay a fine of more than €1bn for anticompetitive practices after being found to have given price discounts to computer manufacturers Acer, Dell, HP, Lenovo and NEC if they bought its chips. ...
Italy's €17bn bank job: self-preservation at a long-term EU price? | Nils Pratley image
.... You won’t find stock market investors paying a multiple of three times sales for a cod liver oil merchant. Britain’s manufacturers are enjoying the strongest demand for their products in almost 30 years, figures from the CBI showed last week. ...
Brexit could destroy the UK's food and farming industry – or be the making of it | Felicity Lawrence image
.... Now the government faces the impossible task of reconciling the Conservative commitment to curb immigration with the economic realities of this sector. Ending freedom of movement will almost certainly require creating a brand new Brexit bureaucracy of UK permits and visas for the 500,000 foreign workers whom farmers, food processors and food manufacturers say they must have to keep in business. ...
With politics turned on its head, Labour sticks to Brexit ambiguity image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 25th of June 2017 01:05:57 PM
....There have been economic consequences of the referendum. The pound’s fall has made imports dearer and contributed to a squeeze on living standards, but it has helped manufacturers who, according to the CBI, have the strongest order books in three decades. ...
Latest diesel car models remain highly polluting, tests show image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 23rd of June 2017 10:33:14 AM
.... Volkswagen was caught cheating the test and other carmakers are still being investigated. Molden said software upgrades from manufacturers would quickly and significantly cut the emissions of many existing diesel cars. ...
Virgin Media tells 800,000 users to change passwords over hub hacking risk image
....SureCloud hacked the CloudPets stuffed toy, which allows family and friends to send messages to a child via Bluetooth and made it play its own voice messages. Which? said it contacted the manufacturers of eight affected products to alert them to flaws as part of the investigation, with the majority updating their software and security. ...
UK manufacturing soars thanks to weak pound and global recovery image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of June 2017 11:55:53 AM
. Britain’s manufacturers are enjoying the strongest demand for their products in almost 30 years as a recovering global economy and a weaker pound boost order books. ...
Brexit economy: UK faces slowdown amid living standards squeeze image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of June 2017 11:01:36 AM
....For individuals, the clearest economic impact of the vote so far has been higher prices, stemming from the pound’s sharp fall against other currencies. The UK imports almost half of its food from overseas and a weaker pound raises the price of those imports and the cost of all the raw materials bought in by manufacturers. ...
Jaguar Land Rover to recruit 5,000 staff after record year of sales image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 18th of June 2017 04:50:45 PM
.... The carmaker has just enjoyed a record year of sales bolstered by demand for luxury cars in China and North America, and needs thousands of new recruits, predominantly in the UK, to help develop new models, including electric cars. JLR is the country’s biggest car manufacturer and has been held up by ministers as a poster child for British industry. ...
UK business groups plead for economy to be put first in Brexit talks image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 18th of June 2017 04:38:33 PM
....“The business community fully accepts the decision of voters last June that the UK will leave the European Union. We have come together to urge the government to put the economy first as it prepares to start formal negotiations on the UK’s departure from the EU,” says the statement from the BCC, CBI, manufacturers’ group EEF, the Federation of Small Businesses and the Institute of Directors. ...
Life and death in Apple’s forbidden city image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 18th of June 2017 08:30:02 AM
....The sprawling factory compound, all grey dormitories and weather-beaten warehouses, blends seamlessly into the outskirts of the Shenzhen megalopolis. Foxconn’s enormous Longhua plant is a major manufacturer of Apple products. ...
Should you join the charge and buy an electric car? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 17th of June 2017 06:00:30 AM
.... There is no oil to change and any significant problems should be covered by the warranty. With a government grant, home-charging points cost about £300 to install, while several manufacturers provide them as part of the sales package. ...
Cladding for Grenfell Tower was cheaper, more flammable option image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 16th of June 2017 12:15:05 PM
....Construction firm Rydon Maintenance was the lead contractor on the project but sub-contracted elements of the work to smaller companies, including Harley. Omnis Exteriors describes itself as a “leading UK manufacturer and supplier of exterior building products and systems”. ...
Tesco says price rises are last resort as UK growth hits seven-year high image
....7% in the fourth quarter. Last year Tesco removed Marmite and other household brands made by Unilever from its website after the manufacturer tried to raise its prices by about 10% as a result of sterling’s slump after the Brexit vote. ...
BAE 'secretly sold mass surveillance technology to repressive regimes' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of June 2017 11:01:23 PM
....BAE said it was unable to comment on specific contracts “due to the strict national security and confidentiality regulations we operate under”. The manufacturer disputed some of the BBC’s claims without specifying which ones. ...
Apple chief: driverless car venture is ‘the mother of all AI projects’ image
....”. Dr Nick Reed, academy director at transport research group TRL, said Apple was smart to focus on technology rather than going head-to-head with car manufacturers. ...
Waymo ditches futuristic self-driving bubble car for … a minivan image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of June 2017 10:39:29 AM
....While some organisations are researching autonomous technology for public transport, particularly those trialling systems in the UK, the majority of development has shifted towards commercial systems. Most automotive manufacturers are looking to effectively shoehorn self-driving systems into existing cars andmarket them to the public as having more advanced driving aids, with Tesla’s Autopilot system the most high-profile example. ...
UK employers plan to keep hiring despite Brexit and slow growth image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of June 2017 05:01:47 AM
.... Manufacturers were most optimistic about hiring but the outlook for the public sector was far gloomier, with a majority of employers looking to cut jobs. The poll, conducted during campaigning for the snap general election, found a net balance of 7% of manufacturers expected to increase their workforce over the coming quarter. ...
Revealed: reality of life working in an Ivanka Trump clothing factory image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of June 2017 04:02:30 AM
....3 million rupiah, or about $173 a month – but that legal minimum is among the lowest in Indonesia as a whole, and as much as 40% lower than in Chinese factories, another labour source for the Ivanka Trump brand. PT Buma, a Korean-owned garment company started in Indonesia in 1999, is one of the suppliers of G-III Apparel Group, the wholesale manufacturer for prominent fashion brands including Trump’s clothing. ...
Moody's warns election result will complicate Brexit talks image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 12th of June 2017 11:01:40 PM
.... But it has slowed sharply this year and there are signs companies are growing more worried about imminent Brexit talks between a weakened UK government and the rest of the EU. The manufacturers’ organisation EEF will issue a plea on Tuesday for the government to rethink its Brexit strategy and put access to the single market and a form of customs union, along with a suitable transition period, at the heart of its negotiating strategy. ...
General Electric says CEO Jeff Immelt is stepping down image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 12th of June 2017 12:14:10 PM
....It also invested more heavily in new technologies, including a recent $1. 65bn acquisition of LM Wind Power, a Denmark-based manufacturer of rotor blades for wind turbines. ...
As we wave goodbye to cash, ATMs have had to get a whole lot smarter image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 10th of June 2017 05:59:18 AM
.... It also allows far higher withdrawals – up to £2,325. In April this year, cash machine manufacturer Diebold Nixdorf unveiled the prototype for a whizzy new type of ATM that does away with a lot of the features you would normally expect to see – most notably, the traditional keypad (see above). ...
Pound recovers after sharp falls as political turmoil hits markets image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 9th of June 2017 04:46:50 PM
....”. Terry Scuoler, chief executive of manufacturers’ organisation the EEF, said business had got used to political uncertainty in recent years but warned it was now essential that politicians “put industry first”. ...
Business leaders demand answers over Brexit strategy image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 9th of June 2017 02:03:46 PM
....". Terry Scuoler, chief executive of EEF, the manufacturers' organisation, said: "The Brexit negotiating strategy requires a careful rethink. ...
Business and City leaders call for reassurance image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 9th of June 2017 08:06:32 AM
Tyre maker Pirelli suspends production in Venezuela image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of June 2017 01:11:03 PM
. Tyre manufacturer Pirelli says it is suspending its production in Venezuela indefinitely as it can not get the necessary raw materials. ...
Electric cars accelerate past 2m mark globally image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of June 2017 01:06:40 PM
. The number of electric cars in the world accelerated past the 2m barrier last year, as prices fell and manufacturers launched new models. ...
Walking away: when is it time to call it quits on your business? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of June 2017 06:00:50 AM
....”. Finding a manufacturer with the right equipment, that was interested in Brown’s small volumes, was easier said than done. ...
Security firm asks EU to investigate Microsoft image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 6th of June 2017 01:43:21 PM
...."Microsoft's primary objective is to keep customers protected," it added. In its statement, Kaspersky said: "These actions by Microsoft lead to a lower level of protection for users, a limitation on their right to choose, and financial losses both for users and security solution manufacturers. ...
UK households cut back as Brexit effect on pound hits living costs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 6th of June 2017 05:01:14 AM
....Uncertainty about the outcome of Thursday’s election was also cited as a factor as the reports showed a drop in retail sales, a slowdown for the vast services sector and a fall in new car sales last month. They provided the latest signs that while manufacturers have picked up steam in recent months, those firms that rely on household spending have struggled, boding ill for the UK economy’s overall prospects this year. ...
Air pollution fears see demand for diesel cars fall by fifth image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 5th of June 2017 04:36:46 PM
....Volkswagen admitted in September 2015 that almost half a million of its diesel vehicles in the US were fitted with software to switch engines to a cleaner mode when they were being tested for emissions. The manufacturer said 11m of its vehicles were affected worldwide – including almost 1. ...
Manufacturing 'buoyant' but services slow, surveys find image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 4th of June 2017 11:05:12 PM
....But a separate report found that companies were increasingly positive about the prospects for manufacturing. The EEF manufacturers' body raised its 2017 and 2018 growth forecasts, saying demand from Europe was "buoyant". ...
Berkeley duo's plan to solve traffic jams: hyper-fast lanes for self-driving cars image
.... They call it Hyperlane, and it works a lot like high-speed toll lanes already do, only with a central computer controlling everything. Although fully autonomous cars are not yet legal on most public roads, manufacturers like Volvo and Tesla already offer autonomous features on their vehicles – adaptive cruise control and, in some cases, systems that steer the car with limited driver input. ...
ViaSat-2: Satellite goliath goes into orbit image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 2nd of June 2017 01:12:24 AM
.... . The US, Boeing-built ViaSat-2 uses a mix of chemical and electric propulsion, but Eutelsat's platform is all-electric - the first such design to come from Europe's biggest space manufacturer, Airbus. ...
UK manufacturing in healthy shape despite election uncertainty image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 1st of June 2017 05:24:04 PM
G4S rejoins FTSE 100 as Debenhams drops out of FTSE 250 image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 31st of May 2017 05:56:36 PM
....Property company, Segro will also join the FTSE 100, while Hikma Pharmaceuticals and Intu Properties will be demoted. Joining the FTSE 250 are thread manufacturer Coats Group and turnaround specialists Melrose Industries. ...
Juice wars image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 30th of May 2017 11:33:15 PM
.... More than 95% of its production is shipped abroad, the majority of it in the form of orange juice. So when there are fluctuations in the exchange rate, the price of the commodity or changes in habits abroad, manufacturers have nowhere else to sell their product. ...
Three Mile Island faces shutdown without financial rescue from Pennsylvania image
....Exelon and other nuclear power plant owners have made the pitch that zero-carbon nuclear plants are better suited than natural gas or coal to fight climate change. So-called nuclear bailouts have won approval in Illinois and New York but the potential for higher utility bills in Pennsylvania is drawing pushback from energy companies, manufacturers and consumer advocates. ...
Beko issues tumble dryers safety alert over fire risk concerns image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 30th of May 2017 11:47:26 AM
....Beko said 3,450 of its condenser tumble dryers could pose a fire risk owing to an overheating component. The manufacturer has begun a voluntary repair programme “as a precautionary measure”. ...
BA computer meltdown: 'Heathrow was the angriest place I’ve ever been’ image
....Passengers with connecting flights through Heathrow also found themselves stranded overseas. Wilfried Oehling, a board member at a car manufacturer, lives in Boston and planned to travel to Madrid for meetings and to visit family on Sunday, changing at Heathrow. ...
Sky-high carbon tax needed to avoid climate catastrophe, say experts image
....The Trump administration has rejected calls to introduce a carbon tax in the United States, saying it would cost jobs. Washington’s refusal to adopt a tax has deterred Brussels from moving to a more substantial charge on emissions, which would have the effect of increasing energy costs, at least in the short term, and imposing higher costs on European manufacturers. ...

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