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NASA Drops Heat Shield Prototype from Helicopter, There's a Good Reason for It
NASA Drops Heat Shield Prototype from Helicopter, There's a Good Reason for It

2 May 2022, 15:29 UTC / The space agency has recently dropped a heat shield prototype from 1,200 ft – all in the name of science. The unit held out and performed accordingly

 
NASA Is Slamming Spacecraft to the Ground for a Good Reason
NASA Is Slamming Spacecraft to the Ground for a Good Reason

14 Dec 2021, 02:39 UTC / NASA is testing spacecraft and hardware by dropping them on the ground repeatedly. This will help the agency prepare for a future sample return mission

 
Toyota Hilux Gets Dropped From 10,000 Ft., the Highest Level of Car Abuse Ever
Toyota Hilux Gets Dropped From 10,000 Ft., the Highest Level of Car Abuse Ever

17 Jun 2021, 08:38 UTC / The host of the WhistlinDiesel channel on YouTube has set out in a big way to find out if the Japanese truck really is as “indestructible” as the legend says

 
Ball-Shaped Squishy Robots Can Drop from 600 feet and Survive
Ball-Shaped Squishy Robots Can Drop from 600 feet and Survive

25 Apr 2019, 12:58 UTC / Squishy Robotics working on a robot design that can survive a 600 feet (183 meters) drop and be available for use by first responders

 
Tesla Shares Dip
Tesla Shares Dip

28 Dec 2010, 14:45 UTC / The excitement caused by the initial public offering made by electric car manufacturer Tesla Motors in June has diminished and, as it happens with pretty much all stock, the carmaker is slowly falli...

 
1500 lbs of Cell Phones vs. Camaro
1500 lbs of Cell Phones vs. Camaro

25 Nov 2010, 08:04 UTC / Surfing the Internet, you might find people dropping pumpkins, water balloons or even a piano onto a car. But this is the first time we have ever seen something like this. A company has decided to d...

 
BYD Q3 Profit Shrinks and Disappears: 99 Percent Down
BYD Q3 Profit Shrinks and Disappears: 99 Percent Down

27 Oct 2010, 13:13 UTC / Not long ago, Chinese automotive company BYD was aiming high; with quite a fair share of decent technologies, a warm market to be in and the backing of people like American billionaire Warren Buffet...

 
Tesla Shares Drop Below Initial Price
Tesla Shares Drop Below Initial Price

7 Jul 2010, 12:55 UTC / At the end of last month, electric car manufacturer Tesla Motors went public, stirring an investors' frenzy on Wall Street and not only. In the first day, the carmaker raised $226 million, far ...

 
Toyota Preps for Sales Drop
Toyota Preps for Sales Drop

2 Feb 2010, 08:48 UTC / On January 26, Japanese carmaker Toyota hinted to its sales target for 2010: 7.4 million units to be sold in the new year, a 6 percent increase compared to the better than expected 2009. The forecas...

 
Toyota Shares Slide After Sales Halt
Toyota Shares Slide After Sales Halt

27 Jan 2010, 08:48 UTC / The unprecedented decision by any carmaker in the US to stop sales and production of certain models on account on safety issues made Japanese manufacturer Toyota's shares drop, for the fourth c...

 
GM Posts Mixed December Sales Numbers
GM Posts Mixed December Sales Numbers

6 Jan 2010, 08:25 UTC / After almost a full year of hardship, it would appear American manufacturer GM begins to get back on track, despite the fact that currently there is no government scheme in place to help it boost sa...

 
AMG 6.2 V8 Engine to Be Dropped
AMG 6.2 V8 Engine to Be Dropped

17 Dec 2009, 12:44 UTC / If you’re a big fan of the current 6.2-liter V8 engine from AMG, you’d better order one now. It seems that the AMG officials made a serious decision to cut the mighty 6.2 liter, in order...

 
Honda US Drops in September
Honda US Drops in September

2 Oct 2009, 07:28 UTC / With September just over, car manufacturers are adding up the numbers to see if that magic "+" sign can be added in front of the month's sales figures. Most of them, we are sure, will...

 
Turkish Market to Drop 20 Percent in 2010...
Turkish Market to Drop 20 Percent in 2010...

8 Sep 2009, 07:14 UTC / ... or at least this is what Oyak Cement and Automotive Companies Chairman Celal Caglar expects to happen. Oyak Group is holding a partnership with French manufacturer Renault and competes against o...

 
Lamborghini's H1 Profits Down
Lamborghini's H1 Profits Down

3 Aug 2009, 12:02 UTC / Being an exclusivist sports car manufacturer in today's economy is no easy feat, and even if it still posted profit, Lamborghini witnessed a very slow first half of the year. The manufacturer p...

 
BorgWarner Post $32M Q2 Net Loss
BorgWarner Post $32M Q2 Net Loss

31 Jul 2009, 11:00 UTC / Automotive supplier BorgWarner posted yesterday its financial result for the second quarter of the year, showing a $32 million net loss, worse than analysts expected. In addition, the company also p...

 
Spain Sales Back on Track
Spain Sales Back on Track

31 Jul 2009, 10:06 UTC / After experiencing some of the worst decline in Europe, if not the world, in terms of sales, the Spanish automotive industry is on a rebound, as Spanish Asociacion Espanola de Fabricantes de Automov...

 
Nissan Posts $175 Million Q1 Loss
Nissan Posts $175 Million Q1 Loss

29 Jul 2009, 10:14 UTC / Japanese manufacturer Nissan posted today a 16.5 billion yen ($175 million) loss for the first quarter of the fiscal year ending in March 2010. According to company data, total net revenue fell 35.5...

 
Toyota Goes Down in Europe
Toyota Goes Down in Europe

15 Jul 2009, 14:23 UTC / Troubled times ahead for Japanese manufacturer Toyota, still the world's largest carmaker. The company reported new car sales decrease on the Old Continent amounting to 26 percent or 452,350 un...

 
BMW Drops Slower in June
BMW Drops Slower in June

7 Jul 2009, 10:39 UTC / Joining the ranks of manufacturers who are experiencing a rebound from the crisis which crippled the industry in the previous months, the BMW Group posted still negative sales figures, yet improved ...