Using an elaborate filtration system, the $1 billion new desalination plant will turn 100 million gallons of salty Pacific Ocean water into 50 million gallons of drinking water for San Diego County residents.
Today's Engineering Newswire looks at reaching 290 mph with the Hennessey Venom F5, 3D printing on the Stratasys Uprint, and taking a spin in the marine’s new self-driving jeep.
Volvo is hitting the Chinese market for the first time with its first vehicle to be rid of Ford tech, the XC90.
The powerhouse combination of mobility, cloud computing, security and predictive analytics is becoming the ‘holy grail’ across the manufacturing industry.
Nearly 1,100 lives could be saved every year on the roads by cars that "talk" to each other. The government is out with new findings on V2V, or vehicle to vehicle, technology.
Entrepreneur Michael Haas lights up LEDs to improve car safety with a system he invented called Haas Perimeter Lighting Technology.
Apple's stock touched a new high Wednesday, reflecting investors' renewed faith in CEO Tim Cook's ability to outwit the competition and expand the technological hit factory built by the late Steve Jobs.
A new era of ethanol fuel production will begin in the next few months as Iowa refineries begin full operation using materials other than corn kernels.
Face it. If you own a luxury or sports car, whenever you hand the keys to a valet, you imagine the car going on a high-speed joyride like the Ferrari in the 1980s cult movie "Ferris Bueller's Day Off."
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.
Workers at a state-of-the-art solar plant in the Mojave Desert have a name for birds that fly through the plant's concentrated sun rays — "streamers," for the smoke plume that comes from birds that ignite in midair.
Nissan claims it has created the 'cleanest car' in the world with a new innovative paint technology. Watch as it gets put to the test.
Apple has reportedly started mass production of its next-generation iPads. The new iPad Air could be announced as soon as this quarter or early next, while a new 7.9-inch model may be unveiled by the end of the year.
When you look at big scientific questions, it’s hard to see the manufacturing implications at first. Author Mike Collins explains why particle physics has been transformative for the manufacturing sector.
Cathy Clegg, vice president of North American GM Manufacturing, talks to John McElroy about some of the innovative processes GM is using to improve its manufacturing operations.
GE and Pivotal said they built the first industrial-scale “data lake” system that could supercharge how companies store, manage and glean insight from information harvested from machines connected to the Industrial Internet.
A sponge-like plastic that sops up the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide (CO2) might ease our transition away from polluting fossil fuels and toward new energy sources, such as hydrogen.
U.S. health authorities have eased safety restrictions on an experimental drug to treat Ebola, a move that could clear the way for its use in patients infected with the deadly virus.
Two American aid workers infected with Ebola are getting an experimental drug so novel it has never been tested for safety in humans and was only identified as a potential treatment earlier this year.
Smart manufacturers are adopting additive manufacturing to produce custom jigs and fixtures in a fraction of the time and cost required by conventional tooling methods.
The Canadian company that is developing an experimental Ebola drug says its product was not given to one of two American aid workers infected with the virus.
The 30-year-old entrepreneur has learned a lot about communication since he teamed up with his college roommate Mark Zuckerberg to create Facebook a decade ago, and that knowledge is fueling an audacious attempt to change the way people connect at work.
Peter Weijmarshausen, CEO of Shapeways, a 3D printing company that lets consumers dream up products and sell them on-demand, says that a manufacturing revolution is coming.
A $1,000-per-pill drug that insurers are reluctant to pay for has quickly become the treatment of choice for a liver-wasting viral disease that affects more than 3 million Americans.
The moves come as organizations ranging from libraries to retailers adopt quickly evolving 3D printing technology. Recently eBay launched its own 3D printing store via an iPhone app called eBay Exact.