Megan Crouse
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Megan Crouse has worked in journalism for six years, covering product design, engineering, entertainment, and community news. She joined Advantage Business Media as a reporter with Product Design & Development in January 2015, where she was responsible for covering breaking news and industry analysis. Primary areas of interest in the fields of engineering and design include aerospace, embedded technology, robotics, automation, and electric vehicles.

On Friday, BMW announced a recall for charge cords affecting 3,501 cars.
10.15.2018
3:26pm
In the second part of a four-part series, we examine the risks facing the manufacturing industry this year and how manufacturers are handling them.
10.12.2018
3:03pm
Boeing is doing some serious work toward what has always been an airy vision of the future.
10.10.2018
10:19am
In the first part of a four-part series, we examine 2018's market trends and what changes defined manufacturing this year so far.
10.5.2018
10:52am
To the industry's surprise, the company announced it was closing on Wednesday.
10.4.2018
3:30pm
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Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin has received a contract for the United Launch Alliance, Lockheed Martin and Boeing’s joint rocket project, Blue Origin announced Sept....
9.28.2018
11:44am
This inventor created tires that can make a car dance.
9.24.2018
2:22pm
As the skills gap widens, manufacturers continue to try to make the industry appealing and welcoming to students who may one day join the workforce.
9.12.2018
3:08pm
President Donald Trump suggests that the United States could withdraw from the World Trade Organization, according to an interview on Friday.
8.31.2018
1:47pm
Autodesk’s Brickbot may look like it’s playing with toys, but the project is really intended to reduce the amount of time it takes to teach a robot to put...
8.29.2018
9:58am
The Department of Energy has awarded 12 companies $3.8 million in total funding as part of the High Performance Computing for Manufacturing (HPC4Mfg)...
8.22.2018
4:06pm
The global auto parts manufacturing market is predicted to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.6 percent by 2025, according to Persistent Market...
8.22.2018
11:35am
Stratolaunch has been slowly but steadily working on a giant plane that spacecraft could piggyback on before launching in the sky.
8.22.2018
10:46am
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Ford will be targeting its autonomous car efforts to fleets and other commercial services such as ride-sharing and delivery, the company announced on Monday.
8.21.2018
11:08am
Electronics maker Foxconn posted a less-than-expected second quarter profit on Monday, which analysts suggest is related to a global downturn in smartphone...
8.14.2018
4:10pm
The vehicle is 13 feet, seven inches long and 13 feet, five inches wide, is made of carbon fiber, has a range of 25 miles, and charges like an electric car in...
8.8.2018
9:58am
This single-seat ultralight plane is the latest push toward the retro dream of flying cars.
8.8.2018
9:45am
This single-seat ultralight plane is the latest push toward the retro dream of flying cars.
8.7.2018
4:11pm
Uber is putting the brakes on its self-driving truck program.
7.31.2018
11:13am
Digital manufacturing is a large part of the industry conversation right now, but who is actually adopting it, and who is seeing results?
7.23.2018
11:36am
Reshoring isn’t speeding up under current trade and Buy-American laws, according to a July 2018 report from A.T. Kearney.
7.18.2018
3:59pm
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The 90-pound Cheetah 3 has added a new skill to its resume: “blind locomotion,” meaning the ability to traverse uneven terrain without the use of visual...
7.18.2018
9:26am
MIT’s Cheetah 3 has added a new skill to its resume: “blind locomotion,” meaning the ability to traverse uneven terrain without the use of visual sensors.
7.18.2018
9:20am
Dassault Systèmes has announced the rollout of a new software solution targeted to the aerospace and defense industries.
7.17.2018
3:41pm
MIT’s Cheetah robot has added a new skill to its resume: “blind locomotion,” meaning the ability to traverse uneven terrain without the use of visual sensors.
7.17.2018
1:18pm
United Kingdom Transport Minister Chris Grayling has announced the publication of Road to Zero, an initiative to expand green infrastructure and support the...
7.13.2018
11:46am
Virtual manufacturing platform company Fictiv has released a 2018 State of Hardware report highlighting manufacturers across 72 industries.
7.13.2018
11:23am
GE offered a skills development partnership program for 25 entrepreneurs from Ondo state, Nigeria.
7.2.2018
10:47am
Researchers in Sweden are putting together a test bed for electro-mobility that has garnered interest from Volvo Group and others.
6.29.2018
1:55pm
The Royal Navy is diving deep into design for futuristic submarines.
6.29.2018
9:55am
The Royal Navy is diving deep into design for futuristic submarines. Four recently revealed concepts from the United Kingdom Naval Engineering Science and...
6.28.2018
2:56pm
A study from forced labor watchdog KnowTheChain has shown that only 16 out of 40 information and communications technology (ICT) companies have a grievance...
6.20.2018
10:35am
Researchers from Volkswagen in collaboration with Google and quantum computing company D-Wave are working on building better batteries for electric vehicles.
6.14.2018
4:44pm
Plans include investing in the Internet of Things, as well as in the company’s nine U.S. production operations, and expanding the distribution network into new...
6.6.2018
4:05pm
The BMW Group is launching its 2018 dialogue series, “Cities in Progress” about urban mobility with the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI).
6.6.2018
4:00pm
This four-legged robot doesn’t look very graceful. However, it’s deep in thought.
6.6.2018
10:24am
This four-legged robot doesn’t look very graceful. However, it’s deep in thought.
6.6.2018
9:51am
When the Dynamic Robot for Embodied Testing, or “Dyret”, starts walking, algorithms choose randomly from eight possible walking configurations with varying...
6.5.2018
3:38pm
I traveled to Motor City this week with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, which in partnership with Development Counsellors International is...
5.25.2018
1:08pm