Environment http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6607/more en Ford NA Headquarter Facilities Go Landfill-Free http://www.industryweek.com/environment/ford-na-headquarter-facilities-go-landfill-free <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div> Fifty-nine Ford facilities no longer send any waste to landfills – this includes all Canadian and Mexican manufacturing plants.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/environment/ford-na-headquarter-facilities-go-landfill-free" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/environment/ford-na-headquarter-facilities-go-landfill-free#comments Companies & Executives Environment The Latest Thu, 11 Feb 2016 16:18:00 +0000 252601 at http://www.industryweek.com Ford Motor Co. 5 Years Later, Fukushima Power Plant Still Cleaning Up http://www.industryweek.com/environment/5-years-later-fukushima-power-plant-still-cleaning <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Plant head: “If a major earthquake hits and then a tsunami comes again, that would be the most tense moment for us.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/environment/5-years-later-fukushima-power-plant-still-cleaning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/environment/5-years-later-fukushima-power-plant-still-cleaning#comments Energy Environment Global Economy Technology The Latest Thu, 11 Feb 2016 12:29:00 +0000 252581 at http://www.industryweek.com TEPCO handout, Getty Images Chinese Market Electrifying for Green Cars http://www.industryweek.com/emerging-technologies/chinese-market-electrifying-green-cars <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Electric car sales in China are up 400% over the last year, with plenty of room still for growth. There are still plenty of challenges, of course. Will China be up for them?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/emerging-technologies/chinese-market-electrifying-green-cars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/emerging-technologies/chinese-market-electrifying-green-cars#comments Emerging Technologies Environment Transportation Global Economy Supply Chain Technology The Latest Mon, 08 Feb 2016 13:46:00 +0000 249841 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images NAM Offers Blueprint to Bolster Manufacturing Competitiveness http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/nam-offers-blueprint-bolster-manufacturing-competitiveness <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons begins a cross-country tour designed to promote a pro-manufacturing agenda he says is vital to American competitiveness.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/nam-offers-blueprint-bolster-manufacturing-competitiveness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/nam-offers-blueprint-bolster-manufacturing-competitiveness#comments Competitiveness Environment Labor / Employment Policy Information Technology Public Policy Trade Global Economy Innovation Leadership The Latest Thu, 28 Jan 2016 17:55:00 +0000 225951 at http://www.industryweek.com David Bohrer, NAM FAQ: Renault Emissions Troubles http://www.industryweek.com/environment/faq-renault-emissions-troubles <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Has Renault been cheating its emissions tests? How is it possible to meet testing standards but emit more pollution out on the road? What will the consequences be? And other questions answered ...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/environment/faq-renault-emissions-troubles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/environment/faq-renault-emissions-troubles#comments Environment Quality Transportation Global Economy Operations Supply Chain The Latest Thu, 21 Jan 2016 15:44:00 +0000 213721 at http://www.industryweek.com Hannelore Foerster, Getty Images Indonesia Kicks Off Bullet Train Construction http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/indonesia-kicks-bullet-train-construction <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>President Joko Widodo helps break ground on Indonesia's first bullet train — at a tea plantation in West Java, of all places — in a $5.6 billion project with China.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/indonesia-kicks-bullet-train-construction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/indonesia-kicks-bullet-train-construction#comments Emerging Technologies Environment Transportation Trade Global Economy Supply Chain Technology The Latest Thu, 21 Jan 2016 15:08:00 +0000 213711 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Mechanics check a bullet train in Xi An, China. The country recently won a contract to help Indonesia build its first bullet train system.</p> ChinaFotoPress, Getty Images British Pension Fund, New Mexico Latest to Sue VW Over Emissions Scandal http://www.industryweek.com/environment/british-pension-fund-new-mexico-latest-sue-vw-over-emissions-scandal <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Law firm: “Because VW concealed its manipulation of the software in diesel vehicles for many years, shareholders have suffered substantial losses on their investment. And VW must be held responsible for that.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/environment/british-pension-fund-new-mexico-latest-sue-vw-over-emissions-scandal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/environment/british-pension-fund-new-mexico-latest-sue-vw-over-emissions-scandal#comments Companies & Executives Corporate Finance & Tax Corporate Responsibility Environment Quality Transportation Finance Global Economy Leadership Operations Supply Chain The Latest Volkswagen Emissions Scandal Wed, 20 Jan 2016 16:02:00 +0000 213541 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>VW CEO Matthias Mueller fields questions from reporters at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit earlier this month.</p> Bill Pugliano, Getty Images Renault Recalls Vehicles Amid Failed Emissions Test http://www.industryweek.com/quality/renault-recalls-vehicles-amid-failed-emissions-test <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The French automaker will recall close to 16,000 diesel vehicles after a French government commission said the company had failed pollution tests.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/quality/renault-recalls-vehicles-amid-failed-emissions-test" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/quality/renault-recalls-vehicles-amid-failed-emissions-test#comments Environment Quality Transportation Global Economy Operations Supply Chain The Latest Tue, 19 Jan 2016 15:45:00 +0000 212911 at http://www.industryweek.com Antoine Antoniol, Getty Images Renault Shares Keep Skidding on Emission Fears http://www.industryweek.com/quality/renault-shares-keep-skidding-emission-fears <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Though officials said they found no evidence of pollution cheating software on Renault cars, shares of the French automaker still continued to plummet Friday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/quality/renault-shares-keep-skidding-emission-fears" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/quality/renault-shares-keep-skidding-emission-fears#comments Companies & Executives Environment Quality Transportation Global Economy Leadership Operations Supply Chain The Latest Fri, 15 Jan 2016 14:59:00 +0000 211011 at http://www.industryweek.com Drew Gibson, Getty Images Electric Bike Revolution Spinning Profits for Dutch Companies http://www.industryweek.com/environment/electric-bike-revolution-spinning-profits-dutch-companies <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>In the Netherlands, where bicycles outnumber people, sales of electric bikes are increasing year over year, and even quarter over quarter. Can the product catch on more here?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/environment/electric-bike-revolution-spinning-profits-dutch-companies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/environment/electric-bike-revolution-spinning-profits-dutch-companies#comments Energy Environment Global Economy Technology The Latest Thu, 14 Jan 2016 11:18:00 +0000 210861 at http://www.industryweek.com Royal Gazelle