New design of bridge girder is huge, strong

The next time you’re tooling along Interstate 465 on the west side, take notice of the girders supporting the new 21st Street bridge. You might see more of them in the future. The experimental concrete beams are bigger than normal and shaped like a “U” instead of the traditional “I.” Think of an elongated, Paul-Bunyan-class […]

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Gas City dealer offers electric versions of Cadillacs, Hummers

Of all the inappropriate postmarks for the largest distributor of plug-in electric vehicles in Indiana,
Gas City, about an hour north of Indianapolis, takes the prize. But Steve Mitchell, proprietor of Electric Cars
and Carts, figures he’s in the right place as far as business prospects go. Despite a stalled economy, Mitchell’s
electric vehicle sales are up 35 percent over the same month last year.

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Auto supplier set to accelerate with seat-control software

A company founded by a Westfield chiropractor is in talks to license to automakers software that’s designed to produce
a less-fatiguing ride. Comfort Motion Technologies also wants to make aftermarket versions of the software as add-on modules
that could be used in most any car with a power seat.

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