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Stories with subject: Industry conferences and trade shows
  • Tokyo auto show to highlight 'smart' green cars 
    Updated: Oct-08-15 12:44 am

    TOKYO - The Tokyo Motor Show, opening to the public Oct. 30 at Tokyo Big Sight convention hall, will be packed with futuristic eye-catching vehicles that drive themselves, offer online information in dazzling ways and are so green they are zero-emissions. Taking part with their latest offerings are 160 companies, including automakers, suppliers and motorcycle manufacturers from around the world, but the biggest stars of the Tokyo show are usually the Japanese. There will be 42 "world premiere" vehicles, being unveiled for the first time.

  • As daily fantasy eschews 'gambling' label, scrutiny grows story has photos
    Updated: Oct-05-15 9:17 pm

    LAS VEGAS - Stock market traders and chess players - that's who's playing DraftKings, according to CEO Jason Robins, who told a crowd of casino executives last week in Las Vegas that fewer than 15 percent of the players on his site make wagers in traditional sports books.

  • Va. officials set next food, beverage trade show 
    Updated: Sep-23-15 3:05 am

    RICHMOND, Virginia - State officials have announced the date for the next Virginia Food and Beverage Expo.

  • Five highlights from the Frankfurt auto show 
    Updated: Sep-17-15 4:50 am

    FRANKFURT, Germany - Car sales are growing in Europe and the U.S. and automakers are responding with something for every driver class at the Frankfurt auto show.

  • Tech disruption hangs over automakers at Frankfurt show story has photos
    Updated: Sep-16-15 12:11 pm

    FRANKFURT, Germany - A sense of impending disruption hangs over all the shiny new cars at this year's edition of the Frankfurt International Motor Show.

  • Luxury automakers roll out powerful SUVs at Frankfurt show 
    Updated: Sep-16-15 10:41 am

    FRANKFURT, Germany - Does anyone really need a sport-utility vehicle so fast it can hit speeds close to those seen in Formula One races? Luxury automaker Bentley is betting that some well-heeled customers will feel that they do.

  • BMW boss doing well again after auto show collapse 
    Updated: Sep-16-15 3:29 am

    BERLIN - BMW CEO Harald Krueger says he's doing fine, a day after he collapsed during a news conference at the Frankfurt auto show.

  • Amid China woes, European carmakers look to home market story has photos
    Updated: Sep-15-15 2:02 pm

    FRANKFURT, Germany - European automakers are shrugging off the threat to sales from China's struggling economy and focusing instead on growing demand in their home market, where competition is getting increasingly fierce, particularly for mass market cars.

  • Toyota launches hydrogen-fueled sedan 
    Updated: Sep-15-15 7:59 am

    FRANKFURT, Germany - Toyota is taking the next step in its quest for carbon-free travel with the launch of the Mirai hydrogen-fueled sedan.

  • Driver charged after incident at Woodburn auto show 
    Updated: Sep-14-15 1:38 pm

    SALEM, Oregon - A man who drew complaints for his behavior at a Woodburn auto show was jailed after police say he hit someone while behind the wheel of a white Mercedes.

  • What to look out for at the Frankfurt auto show 
    Updated: Sep-13-15 5:28 am

    FRANKFURT, Germany - New small cars for the mass market from Opel and Renault and powerful, expensive SUVs from Jaguar and Bentley for the upper crust are among the top offerings on display this week at the Frankfurt International Motor Show.

  • Intelligence chief: Iraq and Syria may not survive as states story has photos
    Updated: Sep-10-15 7:01 pm

    WASHINGTON - Iraq and Syria may have been permanently torn asunder by war and sectarian tensions, the head of the Defense Intelligence Agency said Thursday in a frank assessment that is at odds with Obama administration policy.