April 22, 2013—General Electric’s newest front-loading washing machine also can dry your clothes.
April, 12, 2013—What are the germiest kitchen products? You might be surprised by the answer.
April 11, 2013—GE tells Consumers Digest that it will sell a counter-depth version of the first refrigerator that dispenses hot water.
March 4, 2013—The Singer Company plans to introduce two steam irons by the end of the year.
March 4, 2013—Floor-care-appliance maker Shark said its innovative Sonic Duo steam floor cleaner will come off the production line in time for delivery to Wal-Mart on April 15.
Jan. 30, 2013—General Electric introduced a line of convection wall ovens that you can control by using a smartphone or a tablet computer through your home’s Wi-Fi network.
Nov. 2, 2012—Whirlpool’s newest washing machine can start drying your clothes, too.
Oct. 25, 2012—LG Electronics today introduced a robotic floor sweeper that’s designed to corner the market on cleaning hard-to-reach spaces.
Oct. 22, 2012—KitchenAid introduced the first toaster that lowers bread into slots automatically.
Oct. 17, 2012—If you shop for new kitchen appliances, you’ll find two new finish options, and one option will cost more than do the usual finishes.
Oct. 11, 2012—Dyson’s latest vacuum-cleaner brush attachment takes pet-hair cleanup in a new direction—literally.
Sept. 20, 2012—The first single-serve coffee machine from Starbucks has arrived.
July 3, 2012—Samsung’s first line of vacuum cleaners in the United States will arrive in stores in summer 2012.
May 24, 2012—We aren’t surprised that Federal Trade Commission slapped Oreck on the wrist for making deceptive claims about one of its vacuum cleaners and one of its air purifiers.
May 1, 2012—An iconic, post-World War II appliance brand will be getting a 21st-century upgrade.
April 18, 2012—Three overseas refrigerator manufacturers who faced allegations that they sold bottom-freezer models for less than U.S. market value won’t have to pay tariffs on their products that were imported and sold in the United States.
March 23, 2012—Three refrigerator manufacturers could face Department of Commerce penalties for selling imported refrigerators that were priced below market value.
March 15, 2012—Whirlpool introduced the slimmest French-door bottom-freezer refrigerator.
March 9, 2012—U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is conducting an investigation to determine how previously recalled products resurfaced on shelves at discount retail stores.
Oct. 7, 2011—The LG Styler, which is a 6-foot-4-inch cabinet that can store clothes, hats, towels and even plush toys, features a steam generator and a heat pump that can deodorize, dry and remove dirt and wrinkles from cloth items.