Canon Inc. is moving toward fully automating digital camera production in an effort to cut costs — a key change being played out across Japan, a world leader in robotics.
The world's fifth largest solar module maker plans to build a plant in Japan as early as fiscal 2013 to become the first foreign manufacturer to produce solar panels in the country, company sources said.
A one-time chicken farmer, Shelby was credited with injecting testosterone into Ford's Mustang and Chrysler's Viper.
Electronics manufacturers, phone companies, banks, and credit card issuers expect cellphones to be the main way consumers pay for purchases in the not-so-distant future.
It looks just like iRobot's Roomba vacuuming machine, except the new circular roaming vacuum cleaner from Sharp Corp. is trilingual, and even knows a hip humorous dialect.
The first commercial solar array approved and built on federal public land began producing electricity Monday from a sun-baked site in the Mojave Desert south of Las Vegas near the Nevada-California state line.
Nevada drivers could soon be sharing the road with vehicles that don't need them. Department of Motor Vehicles officials said they've issued Google the nation's first license to test self-driving cars on public streets.
ABB has entered the market with the launch of its Terra 51 direct current charger, marking the start of a massive infrastructure rollout to drive the adoption of electric mobility.
A shakeout that is rattling the solar panel industry has sent First Solar, once among the industry's biggest and strongest companies, to a big quarterly loss.
Heins said the new line of smartphones due for release later this year will include both touchscreens and keypads.
With European-style handling, luxury looks, surprising refinement and new features for 2013, Ford's compact sport utility vehicle, the Escape, doesn't seem like an Escape anymore.
Gearwheels, load bolts, drive trains – with the right know-how, individual components can be converted into functional sensors to measure force, strain, or torque.
Research In Motion's new chief executive unveiled the BlackBerry 10 operating system running on a prototype device.
Smartphones are the hottest gadgets in the world. But who's the biggest smartphone maker? We don't really know.
Low power and ultra low power radio frequency technologies are stimulating development of wireless sensor applications at an explosive rate.
With tens of millions of acres held in trust for tribes, experts say Indian Country has the potential to supply more than four times the nation's electricity needs with solar.
Pursuing a portfolio of renewable power sources such as solar to satisfy VA's energy appetite through 2035 would create tens of thousands more jobs than relying on either coal or natural gas, a study concludes.
If the plan gets off the ground as planned, robots could be extracting cosmic riches within 10 years.
Homeowners associations around the country have banned or severely restricted the installation of solar panels, and the solar industry has pushed back to halt the practice.
Many hope to compete with the iPad by marrying its benefits to a device with traditional PC features, like a keyboard.
China's leaders are finding it's a lot tougher to create a world-beating electric car industry than they hoped.
Honda is starting up production of a new gas-electric hybrid car at its southeastern Indiana factory.
Automakers are bringing SUVs and luxury sedans designed for Chinese buyers to China's biggest auto show this year as they scramble to keep sales growing.
The west Indian state of Gujarat is flipping the switch on Asia's largest solar power field as part of its 600 megawatt solar energy addition to India's power grid.
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison wanted to compete against Google's Android software in the smartphone market before deciding instead to sue his potential rival for copyright and patent infringement.