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Finally, Something Everyone Can Agree on: NASA's Mission to Mars 1
According to the new law, NASA will work toward the goal of "a crewed mission to Mars in the 2030s."
Former 'Mr Volkswagen' Piech in Talks to Divest
The 79-year-old owns 14.7% in Porsche SE, which in turn controls the Volkswagen group, with 52% of its voting rights.
CO2 Stable for 3rd Year Despite Global Growth: IEA
CO2 Stable for 3rd Year Despite Global Growth: IEA 3
The IEA said the stabilization of carbon dioxide emissions was the result of growing renewable power generation, switches from coal to natural gas, improvements in energy efficiency, as well as structural changes in the global economy.
Trump Taps Boeing Executive for Pentagon Deputy Post
Patrick Shanahan is a senior vice president at Boeing, where he is responsible for oversight of the company's manufacturing operations and supplier management functions.
The Renault wordmark.
Renault’s Dieselgate Sends Shares Skidding
A report claims that the “the entire chain of management” up to the CEO Carlos Ghosn was implicated in the “fraudulent strategies,” though a company official said “Renault doesn’t cheat.”
Volkswagen AG CEO Matthias Mueller.
VW Chief Denies Talks with Fiat
Volkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller said he has “had other problems” the last couple years, though he has “never said a tie-up with any other partner is altogether ruled out.”
US Private Jobs See Biggest Surge in 6 Years
US Private Jobs See Biggest Surge in 6 Years
The second straight month of very strong jobs data will play into President Trump's focus on manufacturing jobs, which he has promised to bring back to America.
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US Review Finds Deliberate Tax Fraud at Caterpillar 6
A new report posits that Caterpillar acted deliberately, not negligently, in failing to report for tax purposes close to $8 billion in overseas income.
China’s Subsidies to High-tech Industries Skews Playing Field EU Says
China's Subsidies to High-tech Industries Skews Playing Field EU Says
The report said subsidies for industries including new-energy vehicles, information technology and robotics had "already created problems for both China's economy and European business."
A Porsche worker at a production plant in Stuttgart.
Falling Industrial Orders Shade Picture of Healthy Germany
New industrial orders in Germany plunged 7.4% in January — after a 5.2% increase in December — and the new protectionist policies in the U.K. and here in the U.S. might be the biggest reason why.
GM Eyes Autonomous Future with Opel Sale
In Europe, GM has suffered as it has built smaller cars that have leaner profit margins in a region where labor laws are less flexible than in the United States.
Volkswagen to Recall over 680,000 Audis in China
Volkswagen to Recall over 680,000 Audis in China
Blockages in coolant pumps "in extreme circumstances could cause a fire in the engine compartment."
PSA Board Approves Opel Takeover
PSA Board Approves Opel Takeover
If finalized the takeover will create Europe's largest automobile manufacturer after Volkswagen.
The Volkswagen logo on a car grille.
Pollution from Rigged German VWs Could Kill 1,200 4
Air pollution “doesn’t care about political boundaries. A car in Germany can easily have significant impacts in neighboring countries, especially in densely populated areas such as the European continent.”
Hidden Figures? More Like Minifigures: Lego Honors Women of NASA
On the heels of the Academy Award-nominated film Hidden Figures, Lego accepts a project proposal to honor some other NASA luminaries.
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