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Industry Focus Areas, Medical

Siemens wins FDA nod for Mobilett Elara Max mobile X-ray

March 20, 2019

Via: Mass Device

Siemens (NYSE:SI) Healthineers said today that it won FDA 510(k) clearance for its Mobilett Elara Max mobile X-ray system. The Erlangen, Germany-based company touted that the newly cleared system features improved IT security and secure system integration to allow access […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process, Production

Ford launches Expedition ads ahead of production boost

March 19, 2019

Via: Automotive News

Ford Motor Co. is launching a new advertising campaign for its Expedition SUV as it prepares to add workers and increase production at the Kentucky plant where it’s built. The automaker in November said it would move 550 workers from […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

EV startup Evelozcity in talks with Magna Steyr for U.S. production

March 19, 2019

Via: Automotive News

California electric-car startup Evelozcity is in talks with European contract manufacturer Magna Steyr for U.S. production, sources said. A letter of intent has already been signed between the two companies, the sources told Automobilwoche, a sister publication of Automotive News […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas, Regulations

Boeing Had Too Much Sway in Vetting Own Jets, FAA Was Told

March 18, 2019

Via: Industry Week

FAA employees warned as early as seven years ago that Boeing Co. had too much sway over safety approvals of new aircraft, prompting an investigation by Department of Transportation auditors who confirmed the agency hadn’t done enough to “hold Boeing […]


Industry Focus Areas, Logistics, Motorized Vehicle, Process

Jeep, Jaguar winners as European sales fall 1% in February

March 15, 2019

Via: Automotive News

European new-car sales fell 0.9 percent in February with Porsche, Audi and Nissan suffering steep drops in volume while Jeep and Jaguar made big gains. Registrations dropped to 1.15 million cars in the EU and EFTA markets, data released by […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process, R&D

BMW, Daimler seek to save $8B each from shared platforms, reports say

March 15, 2019

Via: Automotive News

FRANKFURT — BMW and Mercedes-Benz owner Daimler are in talks to cooperate in developing vehicle platforms for electric cars in a move that could save each automaker at least 7 billion euros ($7.91 billion), Sueddeutsche Zeitung and Auto Bild reported. […]


Industry Focus Areas, Medical, Regulations

Aerie wins FDA nod for second glaucoma drug

March 14, 2019

Via: Mass Device

Aerie Pharmaceuticals (NSDQ:AERI) said this week that the FDA approved the company’s once-daily eye drop Rocklatan for the treatment of elevated intraocular pressure in people with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension. The Durham, N.C.-based company’s product is a fixed-dose combination […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Regulations

FCA to recall 862,520 vehicles that don’t meet U.S. emissions standards

March 13, 2019

Via: Automotive News

The EPA said Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will recall 862,520 gasoline-powered vehicles in the United States that do not meet U.S. emissions standards. The recall was prompted by in-use emissions investigations conducted by the EPA and testing conducted by FCA as […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

VW brand to cut up to 7,000 jobs in bigger savings push

March 13, 2019

Via: Automotive News

WOLFSBURG, Germany – Volkswagen Group said it will shrink the workforce at its core VW passenger cars brand by up to 7,000 staff in a bid to raise the brand’s operating margin to 6 percent. The automaker also aims to […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Boeing Crisis Grows as 737 Max Blocked From Singapore, Australia

March 12, 2019

Via: Industry Week

Boeing Co. is facing a growing crisis of confidence over its 737 Max jet, as airlines and regulators from Singapore to Australia move to ground or block the plane following two deadly crashes in five months. A day after U.S. […]