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Chinese Investors to Build Industrial City in Oman
The industrial zone would include a refinery; a complex for petrochemical industries; cement and automobile assembly plants; and a solar power generation facility.
FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne.
Fiat Chrysler Suspected of Emissions Cheating, Too
According to the Bild am Sonntag newspaper and testing by the German Federal Motor Vehicle Office, a Fiat model auto has displayed an emission control system that shut down after 22 minutes, just two minutes after a standard test.
Germany Blasts 'Uncooperative' Fiat in Emissions Probe
Fiat officials were due to hold a meeting with German authorities on Thursday to discuss the problem but cancelled the talks abruptly through a lawyer's letter.
Like Human Fly Paper, Google Patent Glues Pedestrians to Self-Driving Cars
The patent describes a layer of adhesive on a car's hood, front bumper and possibly front side panels sealed with a coating that, when broken, would bare a gluey surface akin to fly paper modified to catch humans.
Uber Unveils Testing of Self-driving Car
Uber Unveils Testing of Self-driving Car
Uber will be using a hybrid Ford Fusion that will gather mapping data as it tests the autonomous driving capabilities. The car will have multiple sensors including radars, laser scanners, and high resolution cameras to map details of the environment.
Technip, FMC to Merge into $13 Billion Oil Services Firm
FMC, Technip to Merge into $13 Billion Oil Services Firm
The new company, called TechnipFMC, will generate sales of around $20 billion.
Ex-Googlers Rev up Plan for Self-driving Trucks
Otto technology is being tested by a fleet of research trucks in controlled settings on U..S highways, with a demonstration recently done on a public thoroughfare, according to the startup.
Nissan  Fined for Emissions Cheating in South Korea
Nissan to be Fined for Emissions Cheating in South Korea 1
State tests showed the Qashqai switched off its emission reduction device when the car temperature reached 35 degrees Celsius to stop the vehicle from overheating, whereas other cars waited until the temperature reached 50 degrees.
General Motors' Opel Unit in Hot Seat Over Emissions
General Motors' Opel Unit in Hot Seat Over Emissions
Tests on a number of Opel's diesel models had uncovered "hitherto unknown devices" that deactivate filtration systems in the engines of two of the best-selling models, Astra and Zafira.
A deployed airbag in a 2001 Honda Accord.
Honda: We Will Recall Millions More Cars With Takata Airbags
Not a good day for Honda: Its net profit in the fiscal year to March was down 32% from a year ago, which it blamed mainly on “quality-related costs” linked to the airbag crisis.
Honeywell to Spin Off Resins/Chemicals Business
Honeywell to Spin Off Resins/Chemicals Business
Honeywell says it wants to focus on building growth through high-value software and technology products.
Hyperloop One Test Bodes Well for Fast Future of Transit
If you want to ride in the hyped-up Hyperloop, you’ll probably need to wait at least five years. If you want to marvel at some top-notch engineering, well, you can do that right now.
Peugeot and Dongfeng Partner to Develop Electric Cars
Peugeot and Dongfeng Partner to Develop Electric Cars
The two companies will set up an electric version of a common platform for producing cars for Peugeot, Citroen, DS and Dongfeng.
German Factory Orders Boosted by Foreign Demand
German Factory Orders Boosted by Foreign Demand
Foreign orders rose 4.3% from February -- particularly from outside the eurozone where demand surged by 6.2%.
An artist rendering of the Perlan Project, second stage.
Airbus Claims Space Pioneer Mantle Thanks to Perlan 2 Glider
The French flyers have poured $4 million into the new technology, which could shatter altitude records and help establish a new cruising altitude for planes.
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