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Tesla Doubles Its Superchargers with Massive Solar Stations
Tesla Doubles Its Superchargers with Massive Solar Stations
This year, the number of Superchargers available for public use will double—from 5,000 to 10,000, Tesla will also increase the number of so-called Destination Chargers located at hotels and restaurants from 9,000 to 15,000.
GM Rejected by U.S. Supreme Court, Left to Face Ignition Claims
GM Rejected by U.S. Supreme Court, Left to Face Ignition Claims
The justices, without comment, left intact a federal appeals court ruling that said the accord, which turned “Old GM” into “New GM,” didn’t block lawsuits over accidents that happened before the sale or claims that the flaw caused vehicles to lose value.
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Akzo to Consider PPG's Sweetened $29 Billion Takeover Offer
With the new offer, Akzo CEO Ton Buechner faces growing pressure to negotiate with PPG after rejecting March 22 the previous sweetened proposal as too low and not in the interests of shareholders, customers or employees.
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Becton to Buy C.R. Bard in $24 Billion Medical Manufacturer Deal
The $24 billion deal would be the second-biggest health-care transaction of the year so far, behind Johnson & Johnson's agreement to buy Actelion Ltd. for about $30 billion.
Exxon Won't Get Drilling Waiver for Russia, Treasury Chief Says
Exxon Won't Get Drilling Waiver for Russia, Treasury Chief Says 1
Exxon has been eager to unlock the vast crude bonanza locked in Russia’s Arctic, Black Sea and Siberian shale since 2011, when then-CEO Rex Tillerson signed a watershed cooperation plan with Rosneft that was blessed by Russian President Vladimir Putin. At the time, Putin estimated the venture ultimately would invest as much as $500 billion over a span of decades.
GE's Cash Flow Tumbles as Pressure Rises on Immelt to Meet Goals
GE's Cash Flow Tumbles as Pressure Rises on Immelt to Meet Goals
"Our cash performance was worse than we expected to start the year,” CEO Jeffrey Immelt said .The results amplify the pressure on Immelt, who is trying to regain momentum after the oil-price slump and sluggish economy constrained growth last year and weighed on the stock price last year.
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Delphi Is Building a Software Suite to Help Detroit Catch Tesla
The auto-parts supplier is shopping an aftermarket product that will let vehicles from as far back as 2010 update their engine control, braking systems and infotainment over the airwaves.
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Tesla Sued Over 'Dangerously Defective' Autopilot Software
The case was filed as a class action on behalf of Model S and Model X owners who bought their vehicles during the two quarters ending March 31.
Tesla Recalls 53,000 Cars to Replace Faulty Parking Brakes
Tesla Recalls 53,000 Cars to Replace Faulty Parking Brakes
Vehicles assembled between February and October last year contain a small gear that could have been manufactured improperly by Tesla’s supplier.
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GE Keeps Its Checkbook Handy After All-in Bet on 3-D Printing
GE is racing to beat out competitors such as Siemens AG and United Technologies Corp., which also are integrating advanced printers into their operations.
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GM Ceases Venezuela Operations After Government Seizes Plant 5
The plant shutdown took place as protesters flooded the capital city of Caracas in the biggest show of opposition to President Nicolas Maduro’s government in months.
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US Steel Seeks China Trade Probe as Trump Orders Import Study 1
The key question before the U.S. International Trade Commission is whether it has jurisdiction over the antitrust complaint.
Trump's Made-in-America Steel Evangelism Has Its Skeptics
Trump's Made-in-America Steel Evangelism Has Its Skeptics 2
The American Iron and Steel Institute said “the executive order is a positive step in ensuring full enforcement of existing Buy America laws and ensuring the steel industry remains competitive.” But the lack of details in the “melted and poured” plan, and a penchant for the administration to suddenly pivot on policy, has left some analysts wondering if the order will be implemented.
Portland Opens Its Streets to Self-Driving Cars
Portland Opens Its Streets to Self-Driving Cars
The city will solicit proposals from companies working on driverless cars to gauge how they can help Portland reach its goals of reducing carbon emissions and providing equitable service.
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China's Biggest Automaker SAIC Puts US Ambitions on Hold
State-owned SAIC Motor’s wait-and-see attitude contrasts with that of Guangzhou Automobile Group Co., which is pressing ahead with a plan to start sales of its Trumpchi brand in the U.S.
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