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August 25, 2017 5:00 PM Hurricane Harvey prompts Walmart to activate emergency operations center

Walmart has activated its emergency operations center in anticipation of Hurricane Harvey, which is expected to strike the Texas coast by 1 a.m. Saturday. The center is accelerating deliveries of bottled water, prepared foods, flashlights, batteries, fuel containers and other emergency items throughout south Texas. "We will deliver food and supplies 58

August 11, 2017 8:11 PM Man convicted of trafficking heroin in US in car batteries

NORRISTOWN, Pa. – A Pennsylvania man who says he was extorted by a Mexican drug cartel has been found guilty of transporting about $1 million in heroin from Atlanta to New York City. Authorities say 45-year-old David Pacheco smuggled the heroin in a hollowed-out car battery as part of a scheme that sent him on nine trafficking missions. He was convicted 55

August 9, 2017 9:24 PM Tesla is developing self-driving tech for the semi-truck it's unveiling in September

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Tesla is developing a long-haul, electric semi-truck that can drive itself and move in "platoons" that automatically follow a lead vehicle, and is getting closer to testing a prototype, according to an email discussion of potential road tests between the car company and the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), seen by Reuters 64

August 3, 2017 8:39 AM This smart salt shaker has voice controls but can’t grind salt

You can now pay money to buy a smart salt shaker that you can control with your smartphone or an Amazon Echo. That’s probably because we’re going to turn everything we can get our hands on into a smart device, even if it seems super gratuitous. Called the Smalt, the smart salt shaker can also play music through a bluetooth speaker, offers multi-colored 76

August 3, 2017 4:01 AM Test Drive Results 2017 Chevrolet Bolt Electric Car

When this car launched I was excited. As Chevrolet reported back in November 2016, this EV got First Production EV to Achieve 200 The all-electric 2017 Chevrolet Bolt, which offers a breakthrough EPA-estimated 238 miles of range on a full electric charge, was named Green Car Journal’s 2017 Green Car of the Year® during AutoMobility LA. Other finalists 120

July 29, 2017 5:25 AM Exclusive: Tesla Model 3 First Drive Review

The Tesla Model 3 is here, and it is the most important vehicle of the century. Yes, the hyperbole is necessary. The original Tesla Model S was a proof of concept—it was possible to make a long-range electric vehicle. The Model X showed that you could make an electric SUV. But neither was affordable to the masses. And although the Chevrolet Bolt has shown 96

July 14, 2017 1:28 AM Man Admits to Killings of 4 Missing Men in Pennsylvania, Lawyer Says

Asked whether Mr. DiNardo, who lives with his parents in Bensalem, Pa., acted alone, Mr. Lang said, “I can’t answer that.” Matthew D. Weintraub, the Bucks County district attorney, had no immediate comment, but scheduled a news conference for Friday morning. As Mr. DiNardo was being led by the authorities into a police van on Thursday evening, reporters 131

July 8, 2017 4:08 AM When Will Electric Cars Go Mainstream? It May Be Sooner Than You Think

“Our forecast doesn’t hinge on countries adopting stringent new fuel standards or climate policies,” said Colin McKerracher, the head of advanced transport analysis at Bloomberg New Energy Finance. “It’s an economic analysis, looking at what happens when the upfront cost of electric vehicles reaches parity. That’s when the real shift occurs.” If that prediction 95

July 3, 2017 10:23 AM Tesla’s First Mass-Market Car, the Model 3, Hits Production This Week

Tesla Motors’ first mass-market car, the Model 3, will begin rolling off the line on Friday, two weeks earlier than planned, Elon Musk, the company’s chief executive, said late Sunday. Mr. Musk said on Twitter that production would increase quickly, with 100 Model 3s produced in August and 1,500 or more in September. He said that he expected the company 52

July 2, 2017 11:48 AM EXCLUSIVE: Pentagon sails destroyer near disputed island in South China Sea, officials say

For the second time since President Trump took office, the Pentagon dispatched a U.S. Navy warship to sail near a disputed island claimed by China in the South China Sea, two U.S. defense officials told Fox News. The USS Stethem, a guided-missile destroyer based in Japan, sailed within 12 nautical miles of Triton Island, which is part of the Paracel 70