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Germany, France Plan Cross-Border Self-Driving Test Zone
The 70-kilometer route will allow testing of 5G wireless communications between cars and infrastructure, automated manuevers such as overtaking and braking, and emergency warning and call systems, among others.
Biotech Industry Blasts ‘Misguided” Trump Travel Ban
Biotech Industry Blasts 'Misguided' Trump Travel Ban 6
Leaders of pharma and biotech companies (166) say for the U.S. to be 'world's greatest developer of new medicines' it must attract the best talent, wherever it is found. 'At a stroke, the new administration has compromised years of investment in this national treasure.'
A Takata prototype build team member sews an airbag.
Takata Shares Plunge on Bankruptcy Fears
Two days after Key Safety Systems emerged as the leading restructuring sponsor, shares of the embattled airbag maker dropped the daily maximum on speculation that it might have to go through court-led bankruptcy.
The Toyota logo and wordmark.
Toyota Lifts Annual Outlook, Eyes Trump Uncertainty
A drop in the value of the yen allowed Toyota to lift its earnings, despite a fall in its nine-month net profit. Its full-year net profit forecast also increased 15 billion yen.
Elecrtic vehicle charging stations in New Zealand.
Surge in Electric Cars Could Blindside Big Oil 3
The current boom in electric vehicles is on track to displace two million barrels of oil per day by 2025 — and as much as 10 million barrels per day by 2035, when electric cars could account for a third of the road transportation market.
The Starship Technologies delivery robot.
New Wave of Robots Set to Deliver the Goods, Literally
The robots of the future will be coming soon, rolling along at a lumbering pace with those goods you just ordered.
A slew of Apple iPhone 6s phones.
An iPhone Made in America? Not That Simple 1
While other big companies have sought to appease the new administration with promises of jobs or investments in the United States, Apple has maintained a low profile. Will it move any manufacturing to America?
Former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn.
Fraud?! German Prosecutors Probing Former VW CEO
If former CEO Martin Winterkorn knew about the Volkswagen emissions cheating earlier than he claimed and colluded in covering it up, the company’s legal bills could skyrocket past even the tens of billions of dollars and euros it has already paid.
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EU Slaps China with New Steel Antidumping Duties
Brussels now has more than 100 trade defense measures in place, 39 of them targeting unfair imports of steel products.
Largest US Offshore Wind Farm Gets Green Light 1
The South Fork Wind Farm, which is slated to be complete by 2022, will produce enough energy to power 50,000 households, says the project developer.
Dow Passes 20,000 Points for the First Time
Dow Passes 20,000 Points for the First Time
The surge was the latest sign that investors are brushing aside worries about Trump's bent towards trade protectionism and divisive social policies as it fixates on expectations the White House and Republican Congress will produce tax cuts, infrastructure spending, and reduced regulations.
Indian prime minister Narendra Modi and U.S. President Donald Trump.
After Trump Invite, Modi Vows to Work Closely With US
After their first phone call since Trump’s inauguration, the leaders of the world’s two largest democracies both indicated they had had a warm conversation and extended mutual invitations to their respective capitals.
Mexico Sees Trade Alternatives with TPP Partners
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said he would immediately seek to negotiate new bilateral deals with other TPP member countries to diversify Mexico's trade relations.
Apple’s Antitrust Suit: Qualcomm Overcharged 'Billions'
Apple’s Antitrust Suit: Qualcomm Overcharged 'Billions'
"For many years Qualcomm has unfairly insisted on charging royalties for technologies they have nothing to do with," Apple said.
City Sues Maker of Painkiller OxyContin
City Sues Maker of Painkiller OxyContin 2
"There is clear evidence that Purdue Pharma ignored their responsibility to stop the diversion of OxyContin into the black market, directly leading to the heroin crisis on our streets today," said Ray Stephanson, the mayor of Everett, Washington.
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