The Ford Fiesta is a versatile, budget-conscious small car with a stylish interior and upscale car options such as heated leather seats and voice-recognition controls. The Fiesta also has higher U.S. government fuel economy ratings than does a gasoline-powered Honda Fit.
The average gas mileage of new cars and trucks will have to nearly double by 2025 under regulations that were finalized Tuesday by the Obama administration. The new rules would require the fleet of new cars and trucks to average 54.5 miles per gallon in 13 years, up from 28.6 mpg at the end of last year. The regulations will drive automakers to introduce new technology to make vehicles cleaner and more efficient.
Hewlett-Packard Co. used to be known as a place where innovative thinkers flocked to work on great ideas that opened new frontiers in technology. And like HP, Dell also missed the trends that have turned selling PCs into one of technology's least profitable and slowest growing niches.
A jolt of support from Inman has re-energized a decades-long effort to restore a decrepit, 110-year-old laboratory once used by Nikola Tesla, a visionary scientist who was a rival of Thomas Edison and imagined a world of free electricity. Thousands of donors from over 100 countries have kicked more than $1M through a social media fundraising website to pay for the restoration of Nikola Tesla's Wardenclyffe laboratory.
Microsoft's corporate logo has a new look, setting the stage for a wave of products designed to cast the world's largest software maker in a new light. The makeover unveiled Thursday marks the first time that Microsoft Corp. has revamped its logo since February 1987. The Internet was barely around then, and cellphones were considered a luxury.
Canadian phone maker Research In Motion has begun showing its new BlackBerry smartphones to wireless carriers around the world, but the struggling company says it is still months away from starting to sell them. The smartphones running the new BlackBerry 10 operating system are critical to RIM's survival. RIM executives met with wireless companies this week and provided a glimpse of the much-delayed system.
The cloud computing "ecosystem" failed Mat Homan, and his plight should serve to remind individuals and companies that store sensitive data in “the cloud” that the technology (while oozing with upside and potential) remains very much a work in progress.
In a few weeks, about 2,800 cars, trucks and buses will start talking to each other on the streets of Ann Arbor, Mich., in a giant experiment that government officials are hoping will lead to safer roads. Wireless devices will allow the vehicles to send signals to each other, warning their drivers of potential dangers such as stopped traffic or cars that might be blowing through a red light.
Honda Motor Co. finally has its first product for the home packed with its prized robotics technology — a sensor-equipped lawn mower. Miimo goes on sale next year, in only Europe, where spacious lawns are often enclosed in gates, targeting 4,000 unit sales a year.
The U.S. Air Force says an unmanned experimental aircraft suffered a control failure during an attempt to fly at six times the speed of sound.
The Galaxy Note shows that the pressure is building on the iPad, and Apple will have to work if it wants to maintain its lead.
The Air Force planned a key test Tuesday of an experimental aircraft designed to fly at six times the speed of sound, or about 3,600 mph.
The United States is a nation of supposed capitalists, but it is easy to be a businessman; we need inventors to take over the capitalist world again.
Terms like “innovative” and “well-engineered” shouldn’t be limited to referring only to iPads and airplanes. Small components – such as bearings and tolerance rings – are integral to successful product development and should be recognized for – and held to – high standards for performance and durability.
A small battery company backed by General Motors is working on breakthrough technology that could power an electric car 100 (160 kilometers) or even 200 miles (320 kilometers) on a single charge in the next two-to-four years, GM's CEO said Thursday.
With states looking to add natural gas-powered vehicles to their fleets, it could push the public to follow suit in purchasing autos powered by cleaner, affordable, and domestically produced fuel, Fallin said.
Enterprise historians can deliver architectural advantages that play a vital role in a sustainable competitive advantage.
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High-tech industries could reverse decades of manufacturing job losses if the region increases workforce development and attracts more startup businesses, members of Congress said.
Ford Motor Co. says its new C-Max hybrid wagon gets 47 miles per gallon in both city and highway driving.
To allow industrial businesses to leverage raw data from devices, enterprise historians enable key advantages over RDBs.
In a show of technological wizardry, the robotic explorer Curiosity blazed through the pink skies of Mars, steering itself to a gentle landing inside a giant crater for the most ambitious dig yet into the red planet's past.
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NASA has picked three aerospace companies to build small rocketships to take astronauts to the International Space Station: Boeing , SpaceX, and Sierra Nevada Corp.