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US Factory Orders End Four-month Winning Streak
US Factory Orders End Four-month Winning Streak
Orders saw their biggest monthly decline since December 2015, falling 2.4% to $458.3 billion and reversing much of the 2.8% gain recorded the prior month.
'A Normal Car, Not a Science Project': Hyundai Touts Self-Driving for the Masses
The automaker's Ioniq concept car is being pitched as an autonomous car at an affordable price point.
BMW Launches First Augmented Reality Dealerships
BMW Launches First Augmented Reality Dealerships
Using a smartphone,equipped with Google's Tango technology, produces a life-size 3D image of the vehicle overlaid on the environment visible through the camera.
American Petroleum Institute president Jack Gerard.
US Oil Industry Chief Calls on Trump for More Offshore Access 1
API president Jack Gerard: “94% of federal offshore acreage is off limits to energy production. Restricted offshore areas could hold 50 billion barrels, or more, of oil and more than 195 trillion cubic feet of natural gas.”
A Boeing 737 Max 8 single-aisle plane.
Boeing Lands Big Order from GE Plane Leasing Arm
Booked in December, the order calls for 75 737 Max 8 planes at a value of $8.25 billion.
Electric Car Startup Unveils 'New Species' of Vehicle
Electric Car Startup Unveils 'New Species' of Vehicle
Faraday Future's FF91 model, which last year unveiled its prototype and is building a factory outside Las Vegas, touted specifications on battery range, power and acceleration which pointed to a high-end vehicle, outperforming Tesla on key benchmarks.
CES 2016 attendees take part in a Samsung VR event. What new tech is in store?
CES 2017 Looks Beyond 'Smart' Toward New Realities
Connected cars, new robots and more gizmos and gadgets than you could ever hope to play with in a week will on be on display at CES 2017. Today, a preview of the mega-tech show, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.
Mexico 'Regrets' Ford Decision to Scrap New Plant 3
"The jobs generated in Mexico have contributed to keeping manufacturing jobs in the United States that would otherwise have disappeared in the face of Asian competition," the Mexican economy ministry said.
Chinese flags fly.
China Plans to Open Up Economy as Investment Declines
China will allow foreign firms to operate fully-owned subsidiaries, rather than joint ventures, in sectors including rail transportation equipment and motorcycles.
Merial building
Boehringer to Divest US Assets to Win Approval for Sanofi Deal
The FTC is requiring Boehringer Ingelheim to sell its pet vaccine business to Eli Lilly and parasite control and some other animal health assets to Bayer.
Chung Sung-Jun, Getty Images
What Stands 13 Feet Tall, Weighs 3,000 Pounds, and Comes From South Korea? 2
The Method-2 robot stands more than twice as tall as most people, weighs a ton and a half, and is designed by a veteran of the Robocop, Terminator and Transformers film series. Now, what will South Korean robotics company Hankook Mirae do with it?
Teva generic drugs
Israeli Pharmaceutical Firm Teva Fined $519 Million in US for Foreign Bribes
The case included bribes by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries to a "high-ranking Russian government" official, said the U.S. Justice Department.
China Auto Glass Company Moves Jobs to U.S., Due to High Taxes at Home
China Auto Glass Company Moves Jobs to US Due to High Taxes at Home 1
Fuyao Glass Industry Group, which supplies GM and VW, said China was home to the "world's highest taxes" and that the manufacturing industry suffered under taxes 35% higher than those imposed by the US.
Nokia Sues Apple for Patent Infringement
The Finnish phone maker said the two companies had signed a licensing agreement in 2011, and since then Apple has rebuffed offers to license other Nokia patents "which are used by many of Apple's products."
 Dodge, Ram Truck Rollaways Under Investigation
Dodge, Ram Truck Rollaways Under Investigation
There have been 25 crashes reported of the 34 incidents in which Dodge SUVs and Ram pickup trucks continued to move even when in park.
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