NASA names first woman to head human spaceflight

The NASA official who managed the inaugural private crewed flight into space last month has been promoted to become the first female head of human spaceflight, the agency said Friday, as it prepares to return people to the ...

Ford to cut 12,000 jobs in Europe as part of restructuring

Carmaker Ford said Thursday it is shedding 12,000 jobs in Europe to increase profitability, part of a global trend of cost cuts by automakers facing shifting consumer tastes and heavy investments in electric cars.

New wheel units could bring vehicle costs down

Vehicles could be affordably produced for a wide variety of specialized purposes using a sophisticated wheel unit developed by researchers at the University of Waterloo.

40 countries agree cars must have automatic braking

Forty countries led by Japan and the European Union—but not the U.S. or China—have agreed to require new cars and light commercial vehicles to be equipped with automated braking systems starting as soon as next year, ...

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