ARTICLES RELATING TO INDUSTRIAL

Paris Air Show: Airbus and Boeing present their autonomous air taxis

2019-06-23 14:00

Autonomous air taxis are still years away, but prototypes are creating a buzz at this year's Paris Air Show.

WATCH: Airbus fights back after shock Boeing order at Paris Air Show

2019-06-20 12:36

After Boeing won a shock order from British Airways owner IAG for its troubled 737 MAX jets, Airbus fought back Wednesday with more big sales of its own.

VW is closing in on Ford deal on electric, autonomous cars

2019-06-15 18:00

Volkswagen is nearing a deal to cooperate with Ford on electric-car technology and self-driving vehicles, according to CEO Herbert Diess, who also called for a faster transformation of the German manufacturer.

Audi recalls first electric SUV in US on battery fire risk

2019-06-11 21:30

Volkswagen’s luxury brand Audi is recalling its first all-electric vehicle sold in the US due to a potential risk of a battery fire.

Corobrik awarded for top performance

2019-06-06 15:01

Corobrik, currently building an environmentally friendly face brick factory, has clinched a ninth PMR.africa Diamond Arrow Award.

WATCH: Global airlines slash profit forecasts on trade war fears

2019-06-04 21:37

Global airline profits will be around a fifth lower than forecast as trade tensions and higher oil prices take a toll.

WATCH: Philip Morris wants to quit cigarettes, but not tobacco

2019-06-02 15:32

Tobacco giant Philip Morris wants to brand itself as catering to those who can't quit tobacco, through smokeless, electronic alternatives in anticipation of World No Tobacco Day.

WATCH: How do SpaceX and Boeing launch abort systems work?

2019-05-28 19:28

SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule has exploded after suffering what the company referred to as an 'anomaly' during engine tests in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Here is how the launch abort systems work in case of emergency.

WATCH: Boeing hit by claims of poor production on Dreamliner jets

2019-05-24 22:53

Poor production and oversight at a Boeing factory may compromise the safety of the company's 787 Dreamliner jets, current and ex-staff of the plant have told the New York Times.

WATCH: Harley shows off its all-electric bike as it fights off $100m in EU Tariffs

2019-05-21 18:20

Harley-Davidson is excited about its LiveWire electric motorcycle that allegedly can go zero to 60 mph in three seconds, even as it contends with retaliatory tariffs from the European Union, and the ire of President Trump.

 

BMW billionaire heirs say their lives are harder than you think

2019-06-20 23:00

Dealing with the responsibility and jealousy from inheriting wealth is a misunderstood burden, according to Susanne Klatten and Stefan Quandt, the billionaire siblings who together own almost half of BMW.

WATCH: Lufthansa shares tumble after profit warning

2019-06-18 17:25

Lufthansa shares sank as much as 11% on Monday morning after a late Sunday warning that profits could fall far short of forecasts.

Ferial Haffajee: What if FlySafair were to run SAA?

2019-06-13 05:00

If SA insists on having a national carrier, why not let those with a proven track record do the job? asks Ferial Haffajee.

Renault's 20-year marriage with Nissan may be in trouble

2019-06-11 07:46

Stung by the shock arrest of their leader, and now a failed deal to create one of the world’s biggest automakers, decades-long partners Renault SA and Nissan Motor Co. may have finally reached boiling point in their relationship.

VW to cut as many as 4 000 jobs as part of digital transition

2019-06-05 10:46

Volkswagen's main car brand said it will cut as many as 4 000 general and administrative jobs in Germany - fewer than previously indicated - while adding at least 2 000 IT positions over the next four years and extending a job guarantee until 2029.

WATCH: 'Luxury is individuality': Bugatti COO on the world's most expensive vehicle

2019-06-02 16:29

The luxury brand's $18.7 million "La Voiture Noire," French for "the black car," features a 1 500 horsepower motor, 16-cylinder engine, and is equipped with six tailpipes. The hyper-car is capable of reaching a top speed of 260 miles per hour.

Long before crash, Ethiopian Air pilot warned bosses of dangers

2019-05-29 09:43

An Ethiopian Airlines pilot has told senior managers at the carrier months before one of its Boeing 737 Max jets crashed that more training and better communication to crew members was needed to avert a repeat of a similar disaster involving a Lion Air flight.

VW to reshuffle $56bn battery push as Samsung deal at risk

2019-05-28 18:43

Volkswagen is making changes to its battery-purchasing plan worth about $56bn over concerns that one of its supply deals, with Samsung, might unravel, according to people familiar with the matter.

WATCH: Toyota tries to strike delicate balance in US-China trade war

2019-05-21 19:21

Toyota last month announced two deals in China that were small in size but large in strategic planning, as internal documents seen by Reuters show the automaker made careful strategic moves to keep the US on side in the midst of trade tensions.

WATCH: Driverless electric truck hits Swedish roads

2019-05-16 19:33

A driverless electric truck began daily freight deliveries on a public road in Sweden in what developer Einride and logistics customer DB Schenker described as a world first.

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