Industrial Technology

India's new 'driverless' metro train keeps driver for now

Dec 25, 2017

India's capital has launched a metro train with driverless technology, though it will operate with a driver for at least a year or two

Video: Train crew not using electronic devices before crash

Dec 22, 2017

Federal investigators say video from the cab of the Amtrak train that hurtled off the tracks in Washington state shows that the engineer did not appear to be using a cell phone or any other personal electronic device just before the derailment

What can be done to prevent deadly car rammings?

Dec 22, 2017

The deadly car ramming in Australia this week raises questions about what can be done to prevent the use of the ubiquitous motor vehicle from being used as a weapon

APNewsBreak: 298 die in rail crashes system could've stopped

Dec 22, 2017

U.S. safety investigators say nearly 300 people have died in train crashes that could've been prevented if railroads nationwide implemented critical speed-control technology

Uber taps Barney Harford as COO

Dec 20, 2017

Uber names Barney Harford its new chief operating officer beginning January 2

The Latest: Amtrak speed-control technology was months away

Dec 20, 2017

The rush to launch train service on a new, faster Amtrak route near Seattle came at a deadly cost: none of the speed-control technology that could've prevented a derailment was active

Markets Right Now: Technology, banks pull US stocks lower

Dec 19, 2017

Losses for technology companies and banks pulled the stock market slightly below the latest all-time highs it set a day earlier.

Honda to unveil new compact gas-electric hybrid sedan

Dec 19, 2017

Honda says it will unveil a new five-passenger gas-electric hybrid sedan at the Detroit auto show next month

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on taxes, women, Russia probe

Dec 18, 2017

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on a tax-revenue mirage and women he says he didn't know

Toyota planning 10 purely electric vehicles by 2020s

Dec 18, 2017

Toyota plans to offer more than 10 pure electric-vehicle models in its lineup by the early 2020s, marking the Japanese automaker's commitment to entering that growing technology sector

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