Research & Development en Toyota, Shell Among Giants Betting $10.7 Billion on Hydrogen <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>In all, 13 energy, transport and industrial companies are forming a hydrogen council to consult with policy makers and highlight its benefits to the public.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Companies & Executives Product Development Energy Research & Development The Latest Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:08:00 +0000 526301 at <p>Toyota Mirai fuel cell vehicle</p> Toyota Motor 'Designed in America for America' Is Mitsubishi Heavy Mantra <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Mitsubishi Heavy is also ready to add capacity to build more turbochargers in the U.S., where it opened a factory in Franklin, Ind., in 2015.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Companies & Executives Research & Development Growth Strategies Strategic Planning & Execution Workforce The Latest Thu, 12 Jan 2017 11:06:00 +0000 519651 at IBM Breaks US Patents Record Thanks to Cloud, AI <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Among the more than 8,000 patents awarded to the company last year, more than one-third involved cognitive computing or cloud technology. Samsung, Canon, Qualcomm and Alphabet rounded out the global top five.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cloud Computing Companies & Executives Product Development Research & Development Innovation Leadership Technology The Latest Mon, 09 Jan 2017 15:58:00 +0000 514391 at <p>IBM chair, president and CEO Ginni Rommety prepares to deliver a keynote address at CES in Las Vegas.</p> Ethan Miller, Getty Imaegs New US Institute Helps Manufacturers Reduce Technology Costs for Sustainability <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>“This Institute will be an important catalyst to leverage innovation and energy efficient technologies that will reduce harmful emissions while creating jobs and building America’s 21st century economy,” said Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Research & Development Expansion Management The Latest Thu, 05 Jan 2017 19:12:00 +0000 510491 at <p>The Rochester Institute of Technology&rsquo;s&nbsp;<span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="Golisano">Golisano</span>&nbsp;Institute for Sustainability</p> What Stands 13 Feet Tall, Weighs 3,000 Pounds, and Comes From South Korea? <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>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?</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Competitiveness Research & Development Robotics Global Economy Innovation Technology The Latest Tue, 27 Dec 2016 16:42:00 +0000 501171 at Japan Seeks Silicon Valley for Energy Storage in Shadow of Fuji <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>As part of a project in Kofu City, the prefecture has built a 1-megawatt solar power station that’s being made available to developers of storage devices who want to run tests under closed conditions.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Competitiveness Product Development Energy Research & Development The Latest Fri, 23 Dec 2016 10:54:00 +0000 499661 at <p>Mount Fuji</p> Copyright Yuya Shino, Getty Images How Apple Alienated Mac Loyalists <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Mac accounts for about 10% of Apple sales, and the company seems to be giving the line short shrift — delivering updates less frequently, incorporating unwanted new features and frustrating a user base that helped fuel the 1990s revival. “This is a company with no real vision for what its most creative users actually do with their most advanced machines.”</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Companies & Executives Product Development Research & Development Innovation Leadership Technology The Latest Tue, 20 Dec 2016 16:10:00 +0000 494501 at Stephen Lam, Getty Images Fiat Delivers Alphabet's Waymo 100 Self-Driving Hybrid Minivans <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Pacifica minivans are being being outfitted with fully self-driving technology, including purpose-built computers and a suite of sensors, telematics and other systems.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Automation Companies & Executives Product Development Research & Development Growth Strategies The Changing Automotive Landscape The Latest Mon, 19 Dec 2016 14:32:00 +0000 492461 at <p>The 2017 Pacifica minvan hybrid, at the North American International Auto Show in January 2016.</p> Copyright Scott Olson, Getty Images Manufacturing Trends: IndustryWeek/PwC Webinar Series <div class="field-deck"> An IndustryWeek-hosted webinar series, in partnership with PwC, sponsored by Epicor </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="" /> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-webinar-details"><legend>Webinar Details</legend> <div class="field-webinar-date"> <span>Date &amp; Time:&nbsp;</span> <span class="date-display-single">Thursday, January 26, 2017 - <span class="date-display-start">14:00</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">15:00</span></span> </div> <div class="field-time-description"> 4 Sessions of 1 hour each </div> <div class="field-webinar-type"> <span>Event Type:&nbsp;</span> Live Webinar </div> <div class="field-webinar-cost"> <span>Cost:&nbsp;</span> Free </div> </fieldset> <div class="node-body webinar-body">Attend this 4-part series in partnership PricewaterhouseCoopers. From operations, to digital, to workforce, to future growth, this series will help you transform your manufacturing business.</div><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-registration-form"><legend>Registration Form</legend> <div class="field-accela"> </div> <div class="field-accela-form-length"> <span>Embedded Form Length:&nbsp;</span> 1250pixels </div> </fieldset> <div class="field-display-promo-image"> <span>Display Promo Image:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Automation Competitiveness Digital Tools Emerging Technologies Product Development Research & Development Growth Strategies Strategic Planning & Execution Systems Integration Innovation Operations Technology Workforce Webinars Fri, 16 Dec 2016 18:20:00 +0000 490231 at Merck Wins Record $2.5 Billion Patent Verdict Against Gilead <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The infringement also was found to be willful, meaning the judge could increase the damage award by as much as three times the amount set by the jury. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Intellectual Property Companies & Executives Product Development Research & Development The Latest Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:25:00 +0000 490211 at <p>Merck CEO Kenneth Frazier</p> Copyright Spencer Platt, Getty Images