On Thursday, Bill Joy and Ionic Materials unveiled a solid-state alkaline battery at the Rocky Mountain Institute’s Energy Innovation Summit in Basalt, Colo., that he says is safer and cheaper than the industry leader, lithium-ion.
Revenues at Siemens, whose products range from wind turbines to trains to medical equipment, grew by 8.0% to reach 21.4 billion euros, but the group reported a 6.0% fall in overall orders.
Top German auto execs were summoned to face off with ministers and state leaders amid a steady drumbeat of negative news about diesel pollution, with the manufacturers agreeing to absorb the costs of the upgrades — which they said wouldn’t...
The 15% drop last month for GM was its steepest since May 2016, and neither Ford nor Fiat Chrysler fared much better. As one analyst said, “You can’t jawbone the economy.”