The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Monday that it is investigating whether Graco took too long to report a safety defect in its child car seats.
Innovative recycling project in La Paz separates city waste and converts plastic garbage into school furniture made from 'plastiwood'.
The 3D printer delivered to the International Space Station two months ago made a sample replacement part for itself this week. It churned out a new faceplate for the print head casing.
Envision manufacturing as a left-to-right process with product design on the left and production on the right. Today, the balance of power — and the seat of success — is on the right. But, the power may soon need to shift left.
Ford said that its new aluminum-bodied F-150 pickup will get up to 26 mpg on the highway, making it the most fuel efficient gas-powered full-size pickup
Tire maker Michelin is literally reinventing the wheel for industrial equipment and commercial mowers. Michelin North American Chairman and President Pete Selleck says, "the tweel is a revolutionary new product that combines a tire and a wheel."
Graco, a children’s products manufacturer based out of Atlanta,Georgia, is issuing a stroller recall after six reports of fingertip amputations.
A project dubbed "SolaRoad" gets underway in the Netherlands this week, testing roadways as a potential canvas to collect solar energy. Fittingly for the cycle-crazy Dutch, the first SolaRoad is a bike path not far from Amsterdam.
Industrial companies can take a page from the fast-moving world of software design and adopt a sprint-and-scrum approach. This iterative process relies on short cycles involving rapid design evolution and revision.
Shubham Banerjee came up with the idea for an affordable braille printer while playing with Legos. Now at 13 years old, he's just become Silicon Valley's newest tech phenom as the youngest person ever to get venture capital investment for a startup.
Orbital Sciences says it will likely stop using the type of engines that were employed when its unmanned Antares commercial supply rocket bound for the International Space Station exploded moments after liftoff last week.
A Dutch farmer is using diluted sea water to successfully grow crops, a breakthrough that could potentially minimize the impact of increasingly salinated fresh water reserves due to climate change, as well as save thousands of coastal farms around the world.
General Electric launched a search for kid inventors and found 7 year-old Ellie Rowlands, who created a way to improve on a kids’ culinary classic — peanut butter and jelly. She demonstrates the ease of making a sandwich with “Ellie’s Jellies.”
Go inside the largest automotive battery lab in the world that engineered the battery pack for the new Chevy Volt. And after Peter Valdes-Dapena builds a Volt drive unit, we'll let you decide if he has a future in auto manufacturing.
Last week Trinity Industries Inc., a manufacturer of U.S. highway guardrails, went to court over allegations that it changed its design to save on manufacturing costs and never informed authorities of the change — raising safety concerns. The jury determined that the company should have told the government about the design change.
GE Aviation has been flight testing jet engines for more than a decade. But never one like the LEAP, the world’s first jet engine with 3D-printed fuel nozzles and parts from advanced ceramic materials.
Since it was invented in the 19th century, the basic concept of the bicycle has stayed the same. But as Michelle Miller explains, that may be changing.
Intel will pay up to $1.5 billion for a 20 percent stake in a Chinese venture that will design and make Intel-branded chips for mobile phones and other electronics.
Shipbuilders at Maine's Bath Iron Works have fired up one of the main turbines aboard the future USS Zumwalt, marking a milestone in construction of the stealthy warship.
There was more to see than any normal human could take in within the six-day show, so we’ve collected some of the best of IMTS 2014.
Ford plans to introduce a new hybrid gasoline-electric car in late 2018. The model will be compact and is a dedicated hybrid - unlike the current Fusion - in the hopes to take on Toyota's best-selling hybrid, the Prius.
U.S. safety regulators are investigating a complaint that front brake hoses can fail on some Ford Explorer Police Interceptor SUVs.
An unmanned SpaceX rocket exploded shortly after launch on a test flight at the company's Central Texas development site.
What looks like a Shelby Daytona Coupé, goes like a 911 Turbo S and uses no traditional fuel? The Renovo Coupe. It's a car bred in Silicon Valley and it's the first American all-electric supercar.
The Obama administration said Monday it is taking a first step toward requiring that future cars and light trucks be equipped with technology that enables them to warn each other of potential danger in time to avoid collisions.