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Agricultural applications fuel Indiana's push for autonomous car technology

Mooresville, Indiana-based manufacturer ET Works offers a $9,000 auto-steering option for its Apache sprayer vehicles. | Photo courtesy of ET Works

January 23, 2017 - 2:43pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Jon Russell


‘Moving Forward’ deploys technology to break cycle of poverty in Indiana

Peter Yost, left, of Vermont-based BuildingGreen, and Steve Brooks, of Colorado-based OZ Architecture, review concepts for affordable housing at a meeting of Moving Forward in Indianapolis. | Photo courtesy of Energy Systems Network

January 9, 2017 - 3:01pm

Billboard brouhaha becomes boon for Circle City Outdoor

One of Circle City Outdoor’s prime locations is this billboard pair at I-465 and Keystone Avenue. It will pick up 13 more billboards from competitors resulting from a Justice Department settlement. |  Photo by Chris O’Malley/Crain’s Indianapolis

January 5, 2017 - 1:03pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Cindy Heston


Collision course: Competition heats up in Indy-area auto auction market

Cars roll down the lane of Indianapolis-based XLerate’s Charleston Auto Auction, located in South Carolina. XLerate bought three auctions this year and is looking for more. | Photo courtesy of XLerate

December 8, 2016 - 12:08pm

Forecast: Indiana economy to outpace national growth rate

Vibrant sectors such as the life sciences should help the metro area outpace Indiana and perhaps the nation in the percentage of economic growth next year, according to an Indiana University forecast. | Photo by Robert K. Elder

November 3, 2016 - 11:33am

Giving workers more flexibility can extend lives, study finds

Celadon Trucking’s Gordon Day is taking advantage of a new company policy that allows drivers to take their cats and dogs on the road with them. An Indiana University study found that giving workers in high-stress jobs additional freedom isn’t just a morale booster but could also help them live longer. | Photo courtesy of Celadon Trucking

October 27, 2016 - 3:58pm

Airport to sell another parcel for commercial development

The Indianapolis Airport Authority will vote Friday on whether to sell 6.4 acres it owns at Plainfield Industrial Park. Municipalities want more airport land put back on the tax rolls for commercial development. | Photo by Dan Hammer via Wikimedia

October 20, 2016 - 12:47pm

NineStar plans to plumb Hancock County’s 'frontier' for development

Michael Burrow is president and CEO of NineStar Connect, a Greenfield-based electric and fiber-optic communications cooperative. | Photo courtesy of Michael Burrow

September 8, 2016 - 11:50am