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Parking Space May Be Final Frontier in the Sharing Economy

by BY SEAN ELDER on

It has been estimated that at any given moment, one out of five cars driving around a city is looking for parking. Take San Francisco (please!); in this famously parking-challenged city, it’s estimated that 30% of cars on the street are hunting for s... Read full article

Mexico's Manufacturing Sector Continues to Grow

by Stratfor Global Intelligence on

Mexico's economy has performed well relative to other major Latin American economies in recent years, largely because of its thriving manufacturing sector. Unlike Brazil and Argentina, whose manufacturing sectors are slumping, Mexico has continued to... Read full article

China’s Gionee To Set Up Smartphone Manufacturing Plant In India As Supply Hub For Region: Report

by Harichandan Arakali (Photo Credit: Gionee/official Facebook page) on

William Wu, president of Chinese smartphone maker Gionee, speaks at an event in Hyderabad, India, to promote the company's Elife S7 smartphone. Gionee is looking to double sales in India this year and will set up a manufacturing base as well.... Read full article

Manufacturers hope to enlist young adults

by Joshua Silavent (Photo Credit: ERIN O. SMITH/The Times) on

Arielle Holland, 18, a Johnson High School senior, heat shrinks over connectors on 26A thermostats Thursday at Baldor Electric. The Chamber of Commerce launched a new workforce development program, which seeks to get high school students interested i... Read full article

Brazil’s Economy Expanded Slightly in 2014

by JEFFREY T. LEWIS And ROGERIO JELMAYER on

Brazil’s economy posted in 2014 its worst performance by far under President Dilma Rousseff’s administration, a blow to her prestige as her government works to regain credibility with markets and pass an austerity program through Congress.... Read full article

Toyota Unveils Revamped Manufacturing Process

by YOKO KUBOTA (PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE/GETTY IMAGES) on

World’s best-selling auto maker to produce half its vehicles in this manner by 2020 ... Read full article

Manufacturing renaissance lost

by ROBERT ATKINSON and ADAMS NAGER on

Are happy days here again for American manufacturing? Optimists say yes: High global shipping costs, rising Chinese wages and a domestic shale gas boom are bringing appliance manufacturing back to Kentucky, creating automotive jobs in Tennessee and ... Read full article

Why the US Economy Is Strong Relative to Other Economies

by Russ Koesterich, CFA on

We have been seeing countervailing forces are pulling stocks in opposite directions. Next to more evidence that the U.S. economy is improving, we are seeing several signs of slowing growth outside the United States: weak import/export data from China... Read full article

Yokohama Tire nearing completion in West Point

by www.hattiesburgamerican.com on

Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi, Yokohama LLC's new commercial tire plant in West Point, is nearing completion. The roughly one-million-square-foot factory is on target to begin production in October, with many of its key milestones involving... Read full article

Officials Talk Economic Relationships at US-China Forum

by CAROLINA I. PORTELA-BLANCO on

Keynote speakers at the Harvard US-China Economic Forum stressed the importance of building economic relationships abroad, as well as fostering connections among domestic groups, on Saturday in Northwest Labs.... Read full article

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