Canadian researchers this week announced the discovery of a battery reaction that could pave the way for the "holy grail of electrochemical energy storage."
Volvo announced Thursday that drivers will soon be able to connect their smartwatches to their...
A recently released report calls for "thoughtful" state and federal investments to bolster 3D...
The latest version of Google's self-driving car will make its debut on public roads this summer...
Regulatory and technological obstacles may hold back the driverless car for decades. But one of the first driverless semi-trucks is already driving, legally, on the highways of Nevada.
For nearly three decades Krishan Luthra stubbornly labored away in a General Electric research lab on a long-shot effort to cook up a new type of ceramic that few consumers will ever see or use.
A new survey says China leads other top manufacturing nations when it comes to joining the industrial Internet of Things.
Sailors know that wind can be a fickle servant and they’ve come up with ingenious ways to trap it in their sails. Wind turbine designers have recently developed their own tricks to beat the doldrums and build efficient wind farms for landscapes caressed with slow-moving wind.
Research by a Danish graduate student may pave the way for a breakthrough method of capturing energy from sunlight.
Researchers believe a newly developed system could substitute solar energy for fossil fuels in a variety of industrial processes.
On a recent episode of ABC’s “Shark Tank,” Zero Pollution Motors (ZPM) founder Ethan Tucker sought a multimillion-dollar investment for an U.S.-based alternative vehicle factory. With a tentative deal in place with Robert Herjavec, the company is moving ahead with plans to build an air-powered vehicle named the “AIRPod.”
In 2015, nearly 2,000 exhibiting companies offering processing and packaging solutions will connect with nearly 30,000 industry professionals from 40 vertical markets on an 800,000 net square feet exhibit floor that buzzes with technologies in action.
Tesla is building a new generation of batteries that could power homes, businesses and even the grid. Tom Randall takes a look at the emerging market for new energy storage.
The $349 Apple Watch Sport 38mm only costs $83.70 to manufacture, excluding some overhead expenses, like R&D, software and others.
The company on the leading edge of electric car manufacturing this week officially entered the world of large-scale batteries for homes and businesses.
The world has advanced so much that science fiction is becoming a reality. This is abundantly clear in manufacturing sector as technology moves from prototyping to tooling, to the additive manufacturing commonly known as 3D printing.
Ford Motor Company revealed new models at the New York International Auto Show. CEO Mark Fields talks about what to expect from the company.
Researchers from Washington State University believe a pesky weed could hold the key to developing a new source of rubber.
General Motors' new Teen Driver monitoring system can track your child's speed and give you a driving report card. But can it track adults as well?
In the not-too-distant future, airplanes will scythe into the wind with an airframe that can virtually streamline its shape using nothing but air.
Over the next five years the industry expects rapid adoption of collaborative robots in most major manufacturing markets. The adoption may be slow at first, as this is a new technology for many manufacturers and requires a new way of thinking about robots.
Aston Martin unveiled two future cars at the Geneva Auto Show. CEO Andy Palmer hopes they are the key to expanding the brand without losing its heritage.
According to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Boeing Co. has invented a system of "shockwave attenuation via electromagnetic arc."
The company’s two huge 1,000 MW power plants, which are under construction near Fort Worth, will use the latest GE power generation technology that needs just one tenth of the water amount typically required to cool such large installations, and save “millions of gallons” every day, according to Harris.
An American astronaut and a Russian cosmonaut are moving into the International Space Station this week and staying for an entire year.
Silicon Valley startup Ubiquitous Energy is making the world’s first transparent solar cells, a technology that could greatly expand the reach of solar power.
BMW has released a series of electric cars called the "i series." Bloomberg's Hannah Elliott reviews the i3, a small, moderately priced all-electric vehicle. It's perfect for anyone who prizes efficiency over style.
A newly released study finds electric cars could help alleviate heat concentrated in large urban areas.
Engineers at jet engine proving grounds in Ohio are using a jet engine GE developed for Boeing’s Dreamliner to test engine parts made from a new ceramic super-material.
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