Economy

BMW iX3 to gain another competitor in all-electric Porsche Macan

BMW iX3 to gain another competitor in all-electric Porsche Macan And what will it cross-shop against? The Porsche auto will be produced at the Leipzig, Germany production plant where the Macan has been produced since 2014. The Audi e-tron, for example, uses the VW Group's Major League Baseball platform instead. The Macan will have the same 800-volt tech as the Taycan and will probably share its propulsion system, too. [Full Article...]

FCA announces $4.5B Jeep, Ram factory investment

FCA announces $4.5B Jeep, Ram factory investment Fiat Chrysler announced Tuesday that the company is opening a new auto assembly plant in southeast MI as part of a multi-billion dollar expansion into the city of Detroit . FCA plans to commence construction at this site in the second quarter of 2019 before production starts by the end of 2020. Details on the new model have not been released, but it is in the same size class as the next-generatio... [Full Article...]

Trump delays increase in tariffs on Chinese goods

Trump delays increase in tariffs on Chinese goods Other financial markets rose Monday, with London's FTSE 100 index up 0.4 per cent, but gains were smaller. "It is important for each side to listen carefully to the other and to develop a win-win outcome", Hills, also a former US trade representative from 1989 to 1993, told Xinhua. [Full Article...]

Elon Musk Ordered to Tell Judge Why He's Not in Contempt

Elon Musk Ordered to Tell Judge Why He's Not in Contempt The SEC told a federal judge Monday that the violation came when Musk said in a February 19 tweet that Tesla would make around 500,000 cars in 2019. In a tweet after the SEC filing, Musk said the SEC overlooked a comment he made on the company's January 30 earnings call that Tesla may make as many as 500,000 of its Model 3 sedans this year. [Full Article...]

American Hero Buys $540 in Girl Scout Cookies

American Hero Buys $540 in Girl Scout Cookies Then he came back to the table. Girl Scout cookie season , that is. Gave the girls $40, told them to keep the change. "I'm taking them all so y'all can get out of this cold, '" Dillard wrote. The girls had been offering the snacks in near-freezing 34F conditions when the man, who did not give his name, came to their rescue. "We all were shocked", she said. [Full Article...]

Groupe PSA to Launch Citroen Brand in India

Groupe PSA to Launch Citroen Brand in India Citroen is expected to be positioned as a premium brand and the company plans to introduce its first product before the end of 2021. Peugeot will be the first PSA brand to land in the U.S. Peugeot's current lineup of cars ranges from the 108 minicar to the mid-size 508 sedan and wagon and 5008 crossover SUV. The company has collaborated with Hindustan Motors to sell and produce cars for Indian m... [Full Article...]

Adani Group highest bidder for operating, developing five airports

Adani Group highest bidder for operating, developing five airports For the Lucknow airport , Adani bid Rs 171 per passenger beating AMP Capital's quote of Rs 139. In November a year ago, the government had cleared a proposal for managing six AAI-run airports on public-private partnership (PPP) basis and received 32 technical bids from 10 companies for these airports . [Full Article...]

British Airways flight diverted from Gibraltar after being BATTERED by winds

British Airways flight diverted from Gibraltar after being BATTERED by winds Video shows the Airbus A320 being tossed around by strong winds, with its wings tilting up and down by almost 45 degrees. The flight from London Heathrow to Gibraltar diverted to the Costa del Sol in Spain . "Due to strong winds in the Gibraltar area, our pilots made a decision to land in Malaga as a precaution". One of the passengers, Eli Hassett, told Sky News , "I-as a father of three yo... [Full Article...]

An Amtrak train with 183 passengers is stranded in Oregon

An Amtrak train with 183 passengers is stranded in Oregon Amtrak Coast Starlight Train 11, which operates a daily service from Seattle to Los Angeles, hasn't moved from its position outside Oakridge, roughly 150 miles south of Portland, since approximately 6:18 p.m. On Tuesday at 7:54 a.m. ET, a woman named Rebekah Dodson - who USA Today identified as being a passenger on the train - tweeted "We have an engine!" Union Pacific is reportedly working t... [Full Article...]

Oil tumbles after Trump tells Opec to 'relax'

Oil tumbles after Trump tells Opec to 'relax' Opec's concern now is that Trump may break with his predecessors, and angering him by not going "easy", as he requested in his tweet , raises the stakes. With U.S. supply surging, Goldman Sachs said it expected non-OPEC supply to grow by 1.9 million bpd this year, more than offsetting the OPEC cuts. "Crude oil has reversed earlier gains following what looks to be a well-timed tweet from Preside... [Full Article...]

SEC calls for Elon Musk to be held in contempt over tweet

SEC calls for Elon Musk to be held in contempt over tweet The company expects full-year 2019 output to be around 400,000 units. "Musk did not seek or receive pre-approval prior to publishing this tweet , which was inaccurate and disseminated to over 24 million people", the feds said in demanding the judge make him explain himself. [Full Article...]

1TB microSD cards are here and I irrationally want one

1TB microSD cards are here and I irrationally want one Well, technology evolved and slowly smartphone makers started offering more respectable amounts of storage yet they relied on users to buy microSD cards. Micron hasn't revealed the price of its newest microSD card but given the low read speeds , it's likely to be cheaper than SanDisk's 1TB microSD card. [Full Article...]

Wind advisory through Monday afternoon; wind chill will feel like single digits

Wind advisory through Monday afternoon; wind chill will feel like single digits West winds 20 to 35 mph will gust as high as 50-60 mph and up to 65 mph through the higher terrain inland and Berkshires. It's a bit early to tell exactly how that storm will play out, but another cool, windy, wet winter storm will be moving through to start the weekend. [Full Article...]

Premier Moe talks regulation as Trans Mountain gets NEB OK

Premier Moe talks regulation as Trans Mountain gets NEB OK He said he is hopeful remaining Indigenous consultations - there are 32 communities still waiting for meetings - can wrap up in time for the federal cabinet to make a decision before the end of May. "Ecojustice urges the ministers to reject the NEB's recommendation and shut the door on the Trans Mountain project once and for all". Pipeline supporters are applauding the NEB's decision. [Full Article...]

Microsoft Workers Demand it Drop $450 Mln US Army Contract

Microsoft Workers Demand it Drop $450 Mln US Army Contract In it, they further urged the company to cancel the IVAS (Integrated Visual Augmentation System) contract, which was clinched in November, calling for stricter ethical principles in the corporation. Under the contract, Microsoft would be required to provide more than 100,000 headsets designed for combat and training in the military. The protesting workers write that "it will be deployed on the... [Full Article...]

Branson's Virgin Galactic Takes Another Step Toward Space Tourism

Branson's Virgin Galactic Takes Another Step Toward Space Tourism This is the first time Virgin Galactic carried three human beings on its ride to the edge of space. After the air and spacecraft were off the ground, Virgin Galactic revealed that chief pilot Dave Mackay and co-pilot Mike "Sooch" Masucci were joined by Beth Moses, the company's chief astronaut instructor. [Full Article...]

Here's what parents need to know about YouTube's pedophile problem

Here's what parents need to know about YouTube's pedophile problem YouTube information panels efforts to stop false and inaccurate information about the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine had previously appeared in front of anti-vaccination channels that introduced it. Pinterest has actually taken the most definitive action on anti-vaccination content moderation to date. As a result, Disney, Nestle, Epic Games , and others announced they were pulling ads fr... [Full Article...]

Apple credit card could be next services conquest

Apple credit card could be next services conquest It's believed that the card has already entered testing amongst Apple employees and integrates with the Wallet app , offering unique features created to help users set goals for their spending, track their rewards and loyalty schemes, and manage card balances. [Full Article...]

Showdown looms as Venezuela opposition to confront border troops over aid

Showdown looms as Venezuela opposition to confront border troops over aid The dueling concerts will set the stage for a showdown between Venezuela's beleaguered government and opposition leaders who are pledging to draw masses of people to the country's western border Saturday to try to usher in aid that Maduro has vowed not to accept into the country. [Full Article...]

Honda explains the reasons for closing Swindon manufacturing plant

Honda explains the reasons for closing Swindon manufacturing plant Honda has struggled in Europe for a while, and the potential for a no-deal Brexit to add higher costs to their operations "make the factory untenable", Belzowski said in an email to Supply Chain Dive. Unite's automotive sector national officer Des Quinn told Xinhua: "While Brexit is not mentioned by the company as a reason for the announcement, we believe that the uncertainty that the government h... [Full Article...]


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