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November 14, 2018 3:01 PM Russia reveals nuclear spaceship that will fly to Mars ‘in very near future’

Russia has revealed a "spacecraft of the future" that could one day put humans on Mars. Roscosmos showed off concept designs for the sci-fi spacecraft – but failed to say exactly when it would launch. The spaceship is currently in development at Russia's Keldysh Research Centre, which is racing to create the nuclear propulsion engine. "Today, the Keldysh 307

November 12, 2018 1:13 PM VW capable of building 50 million electric vehicles: CEO in Automobilwoche

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Volkswagen’s (VOWG_p.DE) electric vehicle platform and battery procurement plans are being readied to handle production of 50 million vehicles, Chief Executive Herbert Diess told German trade publication Automobilwoche. The electric vehicle platform has been “booked” for 50 million cars, Diess said, adding that battery procurement 114

October 21, 2018 10:09 AM Audi's electric SUV faces four-week delay because of software bug

FRANKFURT/SEOUL (Reuters) - Audi’s first electric sport utility vehicle (SUV) will hit showrooms four weeks later than planned because of a software development issue, a spokesman for the German luxury car brand said on Sunday. The spokesman said Audi’s e-tron midsize SUV faced delay because the carmaker needs new regulatory clearance for a piece of software 90

October 4, 2018 2:16 AM Toyota, SoftBank to team up in self-driving and other technology: sources

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) and SoftBank Group Corp (9984.T) will announce a partnership on automated driving and other technology on Thursday, sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters. The companies plan to hold a news conference later in the day. Toyota President Akio Toyoda and SoftBank Group CEO Masayoshi Son will attend 86

October 4, 2018 12:19 AM Chilean Court Weighs Chinese Investment in Country’s Flagship Lithium Producer

Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile is calling for stronger protections in Tianqi Lithium’s deal for a 24% stake A court in Chile is expected to rule this week on an agreement permitting China’s biggest lithium company to take a major stake in the South American country’s flagship producer of the metal critical to batteries and electric vehicles 79

September 18, 2018 11:54 AM Syria to blame for downing Russian plane: Israeli military

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The Israeli military on Tuesday blamed Syria for the downing of a Russian plane, saying that Syrian anti-aircraft batteries “fired indiscriminately” and “did not bother” to ensure that no Russian planes were in the air. A statement issued by the Israel Defence Forces said its fighter jets had “targeted” a Syrian facility that it said was about 49

September 18, 2018 1:55 AM Russia says a military aircraft vanishes near Syria during Israeli, French strikes

MOSCOW/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Russia’s defense ministry said on Tuesday that one if its military aircraft with 14 people on board disappeared from radar screens over Syria at the same time that Israeli and French forces were mounting aerial attacks on targets in Syria. A U.S. official said Washington believed the aircraft, which is an Il-20 turbo-prop 60

September 13, 2018 2:48 PM Despite Clean-Up Vows, Smartphones and Electric Cars Still Keep Miners Digging by Hand in Congo

Supply chains at Apple, VW and others still include the owner of a mine where workers produce cobalt without safety equipment KOLWEZI, Congo—Apple Inc., Volkswagen AG and about 20 other global manufacturers found themselves on the defense when Amnesty International reported two years ago that the cobalt in some of their batteries was dug up by Congolese 76

August 9, 2018 1:00 PM Samsung announces Galaxy Note 9 smartphone, smart watch at big event

Samsung finally unveiled its long-awaited Galaxy Note 9 smartphone, as it looks to keep pace with Apple in the high-end of the market. At Brooklyn's Barclays Center, Samsung took off the wrap of its stylus-equipped smartphone, a companion to the previously announced Galaxy 9. Included in the Galaxy Note 9 is a new S Pen, as well as big changes to the camera 325

July 12, 2018 1:33 PM Apple launches faster processors on MacBook Pro

(Reuters) - Apple Inc unveiled new features on the MacBook Pro on Thursday, including faster core processors, larger memory and better security to 13-inch and 15-inch models with touch bar. The iPhone maker said the 8th-generation Intel processors will make the 15-inch model up to 70 percent faster and the 13-inch model up to two times faster. The new MacBook 65