Automotive Industry

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Scientists make breakthrough in spinal cord injury movement

For the first time ever, a quadriplegic man has moved his paralyzed hand using only his thoughts. That simple act is being hailed as a breakthrough in the search for improved movement for spinal … [Read More...]

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Tesla now biggest car maker in California

Tesla Motors has surpassed Toyota as the largest auto maker in the state of California and is likely to remain so. The electric car maker said that it now employs more than 6,000 workers there, ahead … [Read More...]

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Green Industries

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Japanese take lead in industrialized indoor farming with LEDs

Any agricultural system that can increase the productivity of the land 100-fold, reduce water consumption by 99 per cent and produce a superior crop, regardless of the weather, is definitely … [Read More...]

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Canadian Solar to supply solar mega-projects in Ontario and Turkey

Canadian Solar Inc. of Guelph, Ontario announced today that it has signed a deal to supply 12.6MW of photovoltaic modules for a solar power project to be built in Turkey. It is the company’s largest … [Read More...]

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Manufacturing News

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May manufacturing sales higher on petroleum, cars

For the fourth time in five months, Canada’s manufacturers sold more of their goods in May. Statistics Canada reports that manufacturing sales rose 1.6 per cent to $51.6 billion in May, largely due to … [Read More...]

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Building permits shot up in May

The number of building permits issued in Canada in May, residential and non-residential, far exceeded expectations, coming in at $6.9 billion. The increase was due to greater demand for new housing … [Read More...]