Joaquin Almunia, the EU's competition commissioner, said the new rules were designed to end "illegal" subsidies which had created market "distortions" and led to high prices that have harmed European industry....More
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said Tesla's move to modify Model S batteries with three additional layers of protection should be enough to prevent fires in the car in future....More
I was pleased when a young engineer came up to me and said that my talk had made him feel better about his career in manufacturing. I was speaking to a group this week about U.S. manufacturing – where exactly the industry was since the Great Recession ended in June 2009. So much talk has been made of a manufacturing renaissance and yet it is difficult at best to make the case that we are in the middle of one. That’s why I titled my talk “The Manufacturing GPS” – to step back and try to get our bearings. Here are some of my thoughts:...More
To determine where college graduates are settling, demographer Wendell Cox analyzed the change in the number of holders of bachelor’s degrees and above between 2007 and 2012 in the 51 metropolitan statistical areas with over a million people.