Manufacturing

Maruti Suzuki Riot: Shutdown to Cost $15 Million a Day

With a manager dead, 90 employees in jail and an entire factory's workforce under investigation for murder, Maruti Suzuki faces a shutdown at a major auto plant that could last several weeks or more and cost it $15 million a day.

Macbook Air versus Sony Vaio Z (2012)

The companies now clash once again, each with flagship products in a category that pushes the envelope of form and function: the ultraportable-class notebook computer.

US Industrial Production Up 0.4% In June

Industrial Production in the U.S. increased a seasonally adjusted 0.4 percent in June after a 0.2 percent dip in May, the Federal Reserve said Tuesday, led by gains among automobile and machinery makers that suggests some resilience in the manufacturing sector.

India's Tata Motors Aims For Brazil Expansion For Jaguar Land Rover

Tata Motors Ltd. (Bombay: 500570) is looking to its UK luxury car unit, Jaguar Land Rover, to drive global sales growth particularly in emerging markets like Brazil by shifting production of the Freelander out of the UK to free up assembly line space for the popular premium model, the Range Rover Evoque.

Copper Is 'Slightly Overvalued': Barclays

Copper prices have outperformed the overall metals market as traders have closed short selling in expectation of government intervention to boost growth, but the metal may still be slightly overvalued, according to a Monday report by Barclays.

Tooth Fillings Made With BPA Tied To Behavior Issues

Researchers found kids who had multiple fillings made using BPA - and who'd had those fillings for a long time - consistently scored two to six points worse on 100-point behavior measures than those who had none of the fillings or who'd only had one for a short time.

China Hits Back On US Olympics Uniform, Ralph Lauren Row

China weighed in on Monday with a heavy dose of sarcasm regarding the recent controversy over U.S. Olympics team blazers, suggesting that perhaps members of congress should be banned from wearing anything or using any product that has been manufactured abroad.

India's Industrial Output in May Up by 2.4 Percent

India's industrial output picked up more than expected in May, bolstering the case for the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to keep interest rates high at its next policy meeting as a slow start to the monsoon puts pressure on inflation, especially food prices.

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