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P&G’s share of the U.S. skin-care market fell to 12.7% in September, down from 14.2% in July.
A robust presence in each of the world’s main regions is key to balancing cyclical swings in demand, said Andreas Renschler, head of the Volkswagen Truck & Bus division.
The medical optics unit makes equipment used in surgeries to repair cataracts and other vision ailments, along with contact lenses. It brought in $1.13 billion in sales for Abbott in 2015.
Tesla Motors Inc. will supply 20 megawatts of energy storage to Southern California Edison, part of a wider effort to prevent blackouts by replacing fossil-fuel electricity generation with lithium-ion batteries.
The project will create 3,000 jobs and includes 3.1 billion euros in financing, Siemens CEO Joe Kaeser said.
The automaker also announced it will collaborate with bike-sharing collaborative Motivate in San Francisco.