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January 14, 2019 4:30 PM VW CEO says hopes U.S. investments help avoid tariffs against EU

DETROIT (Reuters) - Volkswagen’s (VOWG_p.DE) Chief Executive Herbert Diess said an $800 million investment to build a new electric car in Chattanooga, Tennessee should help ease tensions with United States President Donald Trump. “We hope that with the investment in Chattanooga we could make a contribution, step forward, to avoid tariffs between Europe 150

January 10, 2019 8:58 PM PG&E restores gas service to Paradise customers affected by wildfire

(Reuters) - PG&E Corp, the electricity provider in the northern California region ravaged by a deadly wildfire, on Thursday said it has restored natural gas services to nearly all Paradise customers who were able to receive it. PG&E said here its crew has completed repairing, testing and restoring of gas mains in the mountain town of Paradise which was wiped 124

January 10, 2019 12:13 AM LG Chem to spend $1.07 billion on expanding battery plants in China

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea’s LG Chem said on Thursday that it plans to invest a total of 1.2 trillion won ($1.07 billion) to expand its two battery plants in China by 2020 in a bid to meet rising global demand. Under the investment plan, LG Chem will spend 600 billion won each at an electric vehicle battery plant and a small-sized battery plant in Nanjing 178

January 9, 2019 10:05 PM Volkswagen hires Apple executive for autonomous vehicle role

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Volkswagen AG (VOWG_p.DE) said on Wednesday it had hired an executive from Apple (AAPL.O) as a director responsible for technical development at its commercial vehicles division. Alexander Hitzinger, 47, will also take group-wide responsibility for VW’s efforts to develop self-driving vehicles as well as offer “Mobility as a Service 170

January 8, 2019 4:12 PM The most noteworthy deals from Amazon's Cyber Monday sale

Last year, Amazon announced that Cyber Monday was its single biggest shopping day of all time. And we're pretty sure it's an indication that this year, you won't want to be the one who misses out on the unbeatable deals. While a lot of Black Friday doorbusters actually require waiting hours in line or navigating through hoards of people to fight over limited 518

January 4, 2019 11:04 AM Suspected burglar in handcuffs tells news reporter: 'Go Eagles'

An alleged thief shouted his support for the Philadelphia Eagles while he was being taken into handcuffs Thursday. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) An alleged Pennsylvania music store burglar had only two words to say in his defense when a local television station caught up with him: “Go Eagles.” Dale Sourbeck, 49, of Pittson, was arrested after he was caught 117

January 3, 2019 7:49 PM Reuss, 35-year GM veteran, to succeed Ammann as president

(Reuters) - General Motors Co (GM.N) said on Thursday that Mark Reuss would succeed Dan Ammann as president, effective immediately, as part of the automaker’s ongoing shift to electric and self-driving vehicles in North America and China. Reuss remains focused on rebuilding the Cadillac brand and streamlining GM’s product development operations, while 88

January 2, 2019 9:11 PM Chinese car company Byton wants to put a tablet in your steering wheel

Electric car startup Byton plans to reinvent the wheel. The steering wheel that is. The Chinese automaker, which hopes to sell its upcoming battery-powered vehicles in the United States as early as 2020, revealed concept cars last year that featured touchscreen interfaces embedded in the hubs of their steering wheels, and now it says it “plans to put a promise 130

December 28, 2018 11:54 PM EPA takes aim at Obama-era regulation of mercury at coal plants

The Trump administration’s Environmental Protection Agency is taking aim at an Obama-era regulation that seeks to reduce mercury pollution from coal-fired power plants. “The Trump Administration is providing regulatory certainty by transparently and accurately taking account of both costs and benefits,” the EPA said in a news release Friday. The EPA on Friday 129

December 25, 2018 6:12 AM Kylie Jenner gave Stormi a Louis Vuitton-print Lamborghini for Christmas

Kylie Jenner has become quite the connoisseur of rare and super expensive luxury cars, and now her 10-month old daughter Stormi is kicking off her own enviable collection of pint-size vehicles. The 21-year-old reality star shared the first of what’s sure to be many Christmas gifts for the infant on her Instagram Stories, posting a shot of two child-sized 102