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US files charge against Toyota, $1.2B penalty

The U.S. government announced a $1.2 billion settlement with Toyota Motor Corp. on Wednesday and filed a criminal charge alleging the company defrauded consumers by issuing misleading statements about safety ...

dateMar 19, 2014 in Business
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Toyota raises forecast on profit jump, weak yen

Toyota raised its annual earnings forecast after posting a 23 percent jump in quarterly profit Wednesday as a favorable exchange rate added to the momentum of the Japanese automaker's sales growth.

dateNov 05, 2014 in Business
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Heavy metals and hydroelectricity

Hydraulic engineering is increasingly relied on for hydroelectricity generation. However, redirecting stream flow can yield unintended consequences. In the August 2014 issue of GSA Today, Donald Rodbell of ...

dateAug 01, 2014 in Environment
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Mobile robots support airplane manufacturers

In production facilities, robots, and people will soon be working side-by-side. A new mobile assistant is intended to support technicians in the airplane manufacturing industry when applying sealant, measuring, ...

dateApr 02, 2014 in Robotics
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