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

Maranda Bodas | Posted 06.02.2015 | 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.

Roll Out: Power Window Short-Circuiting Recalls 258,000 GM, Isuzu SUVs

AP | TOM KRISHER | Posted 08.19.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT -- General Motors and Isuzu are recalling more than 258,000 SUVs in the U.S. and Canada to fix short-circuits in power-window and door-lock sw...

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 Files For Bankruptcy

AP | MALIN RISING | Posted 02.18.2012 | Business

STOCKHOLM — Saab Automobile filed for bankruptcy on Monday, giving up a desperate struggle to stay in business after previous owner General Moto...

Saab Attempts To Avoid Bankruptcy With Big Property Deal

AP | By LOUISE NORDSTROM | Posted 08.28.2011 | Business

STOCKHOLM -- Crisis-hit car maker Saab has struck a $40 million deal to sell and lease back property in an effort to improve its ailing finances that ...

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 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 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 ...

Spyker: Saab Will Be Profitable By 2012

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

AMSTERDAM — Spyker Cars NV, the new owner of Saab, plans to produce three Saab lines and return the troubled Swedish carmaker to profitability b...

Spyker-Saab Deal: GM To Sell Saab For $74 Million

AP | TOBY STERLING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

AMSTERDAM — General Motors Co. said Tuesday it has reached an agreement to sell its struggling Saab Automobile arm to the small Dutch luxury car...

'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...

GM's Saab Sale CANCELED: Sweedish Buyer Steps Out

AP | TOM KRISHER and DEE-ANN DURBIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DETROIT — A deal for General Motors Co. to sell Saab to a specialty carmaker has collapsed, leaving the storied Swedish brand born from jets in ...

Saab Sale: Spyker Gives GM More Time To Consider Its Offer To Buy Saab

AP | DAN STRUMPF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Spyker Cars, a niche automaker based in the Netherlands, is giving General Motors Co. more time to consider selling it the Saab brand...

GM: Saab Shutting Down After Deal Talks Fall Apart

AP | DAN STRUMPF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — General Motors is killing off another well-known brand – Saab, a quirky line of cars known for angular roof lines and ignition ...

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 Saab Sale: Swedish Koenigsegg Will By Brand

AP | LOUISE NORDSTROM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

STOCKHOLM — Saab Automobile, General Motors Corp.'s struggling Swedish unit known for its family cars, was rescued Tuesday by a consortium led b...

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."

Saab Bankruptcy Filing

AP | KARL RITTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

STOCKHOLM — General Motors Corp.'s Swedish-based subsidiary Saab went into court protection from creditors Friday so the unit can be spun off or...