Ford to Invest $850M to Retool Factories for More Fuel-Efficient Vehicles

October 29, 2010 by  
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Photo: Ford Creating 1,200 Jobs Making more fuel efficient vehicles doesn’t happen by magic. It requires lots of R&D, and once you’ve come up with a new engine or transmission or whatever, it requires big capital investments to retool factories. That’s exactly what Ford (among others) is doing.

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Plug-in Cities Making A Comeback

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In 1965 Archigram envisioned the Plug-in City. Geoff at Bldgblog describes it: Archigram proposed using construction cranes as permanent parts of their buildings.

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