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Photo Of The Day: Lexus’ Drivable Cardboard Car

October 6, 2015 2:56 pm | by Katie Mohr, Associate Editor | Comments

The Origami Car is a full-scale model of Lexus’ newest IS sedan. 


VW Tells Lawmakers 8M Cars In Europe Hit By Emissions Probe

October 6, 2015 2:53 pm | by Frank Jordans and David Rising, The Associated Press | Comments

VW has previously said that 11 million diesel vehicles worldwide were affected.


Alcoa Announces $1B Fastener Deal With Airbus

October 6, 2015 2:49 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

The company said the contract is its largest-ever fastener deal with Airbus. 


DuPont CEO Kullman Steps Down

October 6, 2015 2:42 pm | by Randall Chase, AP Business Writer | Comments

The company also lowered its profit forecast and said it is accelerating its cost-cutting plan.


Obama Pitches Trans-Pacific Partnership To Public, Congress

October 6, 2015 2:42 pm | by Kevin Freking, The Associated Press | Comments

A congressional vote on the pact is not expected to occur until well into next year.


FAA Proposes Nearly $2 Million Fine Against Drone Operator

October 6, 2015 2:18 pm | by Joan Lowy, The Associated Press | Comments

The FAA proposed the record fine for drone use in crowded airspace without permission.


PepsiCo Tops Expectations, Boosted By Price Hikes

October 6, 2015 10:12 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

For the period ended Sept. 5, PepsiCo earned $533 million, or 36 cents per share. 


NY Oil Tanker Tips, Spills 100 Gallons

October 6, 2015 10:07 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Nobody was injured, and the driver wasn't in it at the time.


U.S. Trade Deficit Widens To $48.3 Billion In August

October 6, 2015 9:56 am | by Martin Crutsinger, AP Economics Writer | Comments

The deficit increased 15.6 percent to $48.3 billion, the biggest deficit since March.


General Mills Recalling 1.8M Cheerios Boxes On Allergy Risk

October 6, 2015 9:54 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

The cereal is labeled gluten-free but actually contains wheat.


Toyota Promises Self-Driving Vehicles In Japan By 2020

October 6, 2015 9:50 am | by Yuri Kageyama, AP Business Writer | Comments

Toyota's plan is part of the initiative to pioneer automated driving for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.


VW Chief Advises Workers Of New Cost-Cutting Strategy

October 6, 2015 9:48 am | by David McHugh, AP Business Writer | Comments

Workers at VW's German factories face a possible reduction in their profit-sharing checks.


Cost Of Cybercrime Grows For Corporations, Study Finds

October 6, 2015 9:40 am | by Bree Fowler, AP Technology Writer | Comments

The average cost of a cyberattack on a U.S. company rose 22 percent over six years.


America's Most-Wanted Secret? Trade Agreement Met With Controversy As Negotiations End

October 5, 2015 3:08 pm | by Melissa Fassbender, Associate Editor | Comments

The U.S. and 11 other nations have agreed to the largest regional trade accord in history.


Jury Awards $28M In Patent Suit Against Hyundai, Kia

October 5, 2015 3:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

A Baltimore-based hybrid engine technology company has won millions in damages. 


Amtrak Train Derails In Central Vermont

October 5, 2015 2:52 pm | by Wilson Ring, The Associated Press | Comments

The train headed from Vermont to Washington, D.C., derailed after striking rocks.


Rolls-Royce Plans $600M Upgrade Of Indianapolis Plant

October 5, 2015 2:43 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Rolls Royce's plant housing aircraft engine production will be upgraded over five years.


Photo Of The Day: Astronaut Captures Out-Of-This-World Image Of Hurricane Joaquin

October 5, 2015 2:34 pm | by Abbey Dean, Editor | Comments

NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly snapped this photo from the International Space Station.


UN Releases A Draft For Potential Agreement On Climate

October 5, 2015 2:31 pm | by Sylvie Corbet, The Associated Press | Comments

A large number of proposals in the text still to be negotiated.



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