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 Maintenence personel check a Predator drone.
Drone Market Will Hit $10 Billion by 2024
According to a new report from IHS, the global defense and security market for unmanned aerial vehicles — drones, more simply — will increase about 5.5% per year over the next decade.
Daimler's Self-Driving Truck Hits the Highway in Germany
The truck has smart systems including radar, cameras and active speed regulators and works without a human driver--although someone has to be in the driver's seat and take the wheel if necessary.
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France Opens Volkswagen Investigation into Possible Fraud
The investigation was opened following information received from an elected official in the Paris region, according to a judicial source.
Schaeffler car parts
German Auto Parts Supplier Schaeffler Delays IPO
The car parts supplier said it was still determined to go public, despite the volatility triggered by the massive Volkswagen pollution-cheating scandal.
Two attendees view an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle model at the Aviation Expo China.
World’s First ‘Drone-Port’ Planned in Rwanda
A new joint proposal calls for testing drones to deliver supplies across Rwanda — up to 20 pounds for now, and up to 220 pounds within the next decade.
A video game player dives into Pac-Man.
Golden Oldies: Retro Video Game Fans Flock to Tokyo
Vintage games have hit the headlines this year, with big parties to celebrate the birthdays of Pac-Man and Super Mario, and the summer release of the film Pixels. Big business has been swift to cash in on the trend, with Microsoft and Sony among those releasing products to appeal to older players.
Workers Reject Fiat Chrysler Contract Offer

Workers at the U.S. arm of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles have rejected a proposed four-year contract that would have provided broad raises, the United Auto Workers union said Thursday.

Sixty-five percent of the 40,000 Fiat Chrysler employees represented by the UAW who voted on the new contract offer rejected it, the union said in a statement.

Toyota, Ford, GM, FCA up Double Digits in September
Gains year-over-year in sales were double-digit strong at General Motors (+12.5%), Ford (+23%), Toyota (+16.2%) and Fiat Chrysler (+14%).
VW Says Its Probe into Pollution Scam to Take Months
VW has hired legal firm Jones Day to conduct an independent investigation into the emissions mess.
TPP Protestors
TPP Trade Talks Focus on Auto, Drug Patents and Dairy Concerns
The stakes were high for many, with farm and pharmaceutical industry lobbyists from various countries and civil society activists gathered to defend their interests.
Chinese Authorities Charge 10 in OSI Group Meat Scandal
The charges come more than a year after authorities arrested six officials from Shanghai Husi Food Co, an OSI subsidiary, that operated a factory shut down for allegedly mixing out-of-date meat with fresh product.
Martin Winterkorn
German Prosecutors Backpedal, Say No Formal Inquiry Against VW Ex-CEO
No specific individuals are targeted so far in the prosecutors' investigation into the massive pollution-cheating scandal.
VW Revs up Recall Plan, Hunts for Culprits in Pollution Scam
More heads looked set to roll after the new CEO Matthias Mueller vowed to be "ruthless" in getting to the bottom of the affair.
VW, Audi Lose 'Green Car of the Year' Prizes 1
Green Car Journal announced it was rescinding the 2009 prize for the Volkswagen Jetta TDI and the 2010 prize for the Audi A3 TDI.
Porsche Names VW Insider as New CEO
Oliver Blume, formerly the Porsche board member in charge of production and logistics, has been with the Volkswagen Group since 1994.
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