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DHL strike vote highlights business risks of non-staff factory floor workers

DHL strike vote highlights business risks of non-staff factory floor workers

News that DHL workers have voted to strike at Jaguar Land Rover’s three UK plants throws the spotlight on just how embedded into the factory operation logistics suppliers have become.

Dave Rankila, Hero or quick thinker saves lives

Dave Rankila already had put in his day as a St. Louis County, Missouri highway crew supervisor and was on his other “job” — Cook Volunteer Ambulance Service driver — when he arrived at Tuesday night’s fatal accident near Cook.

It was a bad scene at the intersection of state highways 73 and 1, Rankila said, with five people in a Honda Accord pinned underneath a big semitrailer carrying grain. All five of the people trapped were from a local summer camp.

Toyota’s Kirobo booked for first chat with human in space

Toyota's Kirobo booked for first chat with human in space

Kirobo is set to blast off from Japan for the International Space Station in August, then wait for Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata to arrive in November or December and take part in the first robot-human conversation in space.Photo credit: BLOOMBERG

BMW DesignWorks USA builds a gaming PC

BMW M8 PC

In a joint endeavor with ASRock, BMW set out to build a worthy piece of gaming technology to display at the Taipei COMPUTEX fair.

Commercial Vehicle Driving Centre in Singrauli

Tata Motors launches Commercial Vehicle Driving Centre in Singrauli

Tata Motors announced the formal inauguration of a Commercial Vehicle Driving Centre in Singrauli, a unique Public Private Partnership between Tata Motors and Urjanchal Driving School. The centre was inaugurated by Mr. Shivraj Singh Chauhan, Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, with senior officials from Tata Motors.