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Building Toilets in Rural India? There's an App for That.

Maranda Bodas | Posted 06.02.2016 | Impact
Maranda Bodas

Humans love options, and having a preference is in our nature. So why wouldn't it be the same when it comes to faucets and toilets? In our work across nine countries around the world providing access to safe water and sanitation, our team at Water For People knows that innovation is key and one solution does not fit all.

Bankrupt Automaker Finds A Buyer

Reuters | Posted 08.12.2012 | Business

* Bankrupt Saab finds buyer in Chinese-Japanese investment group * Investor to produce electric cars * First product in...

Saab Admits To Not Having Enough Money To Pay Its Employees

Posted 08.23.2011 | Business

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Saab's owner said Thursday it doesn't have the money to pay employees' wages, deepening the financial crisis that is pushing the st...

10 Brands That Will Disappear Next Year

24/7 Wall St. | Douglas A. McIntyre | Posted 08.21.2011 | Business

24/7 Wall St. has created a new list of brands that will disappear, which includes Sears (NASDAQ:SHLD), Sony Pictures (NYSE:SNE), American Apparel (NY...

PHOTOS: 2011 World Debuts At The LA Auto Show

Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

It's electrifying: the 2010 LA Auto Show boasts twenty world debuts, more than thirty North American debuts, a bevy of new hybrids and electric cars, ...

Another U.S. Car Division Bites the Dust: Mercury

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

A lesson other car-makers have learned the hard way is that buyers want a car that makes a definite statement, which knows its place in the market. A perpetual question mark like Mercury has absolutely no chance of survival.

Did W's NHTSA ignore Toyota problems? On-air this weekend!

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Saturday March 13 LIVE at 11am Pacific / 2pm Eastern www.TalkRadioOne.com Steve Parker's The Car Nut Show Not only has Toyota become the butt of mi...

Automotive/Auto racing shows this weekend

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

STEVE PARKER'S THE CAR NUT SHOW Saturday, 2/27, LIVE @ 11am Pacific/2pm Eastern on www.TalkRadioOne.com An amazing spectacle in congress this past we...

How to Face Your Company's Mortality

Ron Ashkenas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ron Ashkenas

Cross-posted from Harvard Business Online One corporate drama playing out in the news is the fate of Saab -- a now-orphan division of General Motors ...

'Save Our Saabs' Convoy Rallies In Schaumburg

Chicago Breaking News | January 24, 2010 6:59 PM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

"I don't want to drive a (Toyota) Camry. If I had one, I would probably drive it off of a cliff," said Kevin Wright, who is part of a dual-Saab drivin...

Latin Arms Race Heats Up: Obama Leans on Brazil To Buy Boeing Warplanes

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

While sharing his vision of a more peaceful world with the UN and demanding big Pentagon cuts, Obama has also been lobbying Brazil to buy warplanes from shrinking defense giant Boeing.

GM's "60-day Buy Back" plan - more gimmicks or smart sales move?

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Another "Hail Mary" from GM? Or the real thing? Starting today and running through November, General Motors is offering buyers of their Core Four bra...

GM Must Cut Buick, GMC Now

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

General Motors must drop their Buick and GMC divisions. And do it now. The number of people already put out of work by the Amazingly-Shrinking Genera...

Which GM Brands Will Last? (VOTE)

The Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

When General Motors filed for bankruptcy earlier this week, the century-old automaker announced that it would quickly cut a number of brands. The new ...

Help! I Live In Sweden, and I Am Addicted to Socialism

Nathan Hegedus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nathan Hegedus

Reminded of what America stands for -- a nation of pure individuals -- I admit I fell prey to "socialism" after all those years as a "liberal."

GM, Chrysler Want Billions More

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Incidentally, GM got another $4 billion Tuesday after turning in their plan. Were you ever rewarded that much just for doing your homework?

Saturn, Saab, Hummer: What You Need To Know

Wall Street Journal | MIKE SPECTOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

General Motors Corp. could shed its Saturn and Hummer brands as part of its viability plan submitted to the Obama administration Tuesday. The future o...

Five Things Mr. Obama Must Say About Detroit -- and Fast

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

While GM and Chrysler both remain on life support (and Ford has also been talking with the government about a credit line or loan), the car and truck business around the world is not doing much better than Detroit.

Car Sales Tank; Detroit Visits DC, Pt. II

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Now that they have our attention, the Detroit Three, in plans submitted to Congress Tuesday, increased their appeals for federal loans from $25 billion to $34 billion.