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October 19, 2018 12:38 PM Paul Allen's Stratolaunch, world's largest airplane, completes key taxi test days after his death

Paul Allen's Stratolaunch, the world's biggest airplane, completed a crucial taxi test just days after the billionaire philanthropist's death. The Microsoft co-founder's humongous plane is scheduled to leap into flight soon — after a few more tests like the most recent one, where it reached 80 miles per hour on a runway in the Mojave Desert. Sadly, Allen 458

October 19, 2018 8:25 AM ZF takes 35 percent stake in autonomous driving specialist ASAP

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Car parts maker ZF Friedrichshafen said on Friday it acquired a 35 percent stake in ASAP, a Germany-based maker of software and testing systems for autonomous driving applications and electric vehicles. ASAP specializes in car-to-x communication, human-machine interfaces and electronic architecture and last year generated sales 69

October 18, 2018 11:33 AM Sirius XM, Amazon join forces in push linked to Echo devices

(Reuters) - Satellite radio company Sirius XM Holdings Inc is teaming up with Amazon.com in its push into listeners’ homes to move beyond its stronghold inside vehicles. Under a deal to be announced on Thursday, Sirius XM is working with Amazon to give three-month trials to some of its subscription packages when customers buy Amazon’s Echo Dot smart 99

October 18, 2018 7:17 AM VW to offer buyer incentive for scrapping older German diesels

BERLIN (Reuters) - Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) on Thursday said it will offer trade-in incentives and a bonus for scrapping older diesel vehicles in Germany, in a move to stave off driving bans in polluted cities. VW will offer an incentive for customers who agree to scrap diesel vehicles equipped with older euro 1 to euro 4 engines, the carmaker said. German 79

October 18, 2018 2:39 AM Turkish investigators leave Saudi consulate in Istanbul: witness

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish crime scene investigators left the Saudi consulate in Istanbul after searching the premises and consular vehicles as part of an investigation into missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a Reuters witness said on Thursday. The inspections in the consulate, using bright lights to illuminate the consulate’s garden, were the second 50

October 17, 2018 8:48 PM U.S. environmental agency says in talks with Volvo over emissions issue

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Wednesday it has been in talks with Volvo over the last few weeks about an issue with catalytic converters causing some of its vehicles to exceed nitrogen oxide emission limits. Volvo warned a day earlier that some of its truck and bus engines could be exceeding limits for nitrogen 85

October 17, 2018 3:40 PM U.S. environmental agency says has been in talks with AB Volvo over emissions issue

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Wednesday it has been in talks with Volvo over the last few weeks about an issue with their catalytic converters that was causing some vehicles to exceed nitrogen oxide emission limits. Volvo warned a day earlier that some of its truck and bus engines could be exceeding limits for nitrogen 90

October 17, 2018 12:01 AM Trump administration touts effort to undo regulations

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration said late on Tuesday it has withdrawn or delayed more than 2,200 regulatory actions since taking office in January 2017 as it vows to reduce the role of government. The White House on Wednesday is releasing its biannual status report on governmental regulatory efforts said in the budget year that ended 106

October 16, 2018 11:35 PM Softbank 'anxiously' monitoring Saudi Arabia situation: executive

SAN JOSE, Calif. (Reuters) - Softbank Group (9984.T) Chief Operating Officer Marcelo Claure said on Tuesday it is “business at usual” at companies backed by its nearly $100 billion Vision Fund despite a tense situation with Saudi Arabia, which provided nearly half of the fund’s capital. Claure spoke at a technology conference in San Jose, California 83

October 15, 2018 6:54 PM General Motors now offering its own extended warranties

For the first time ever, General Motors is offering a bumper-to-bumper warranty extension from the factory. The deal extends Chevrolet and GMC’s 3-year/36,000-mile warranty to 5/60,000 and Buick and Cadillac’s 4/50,000 to 6/70,000. Dealers will set prices, but Automotive News reports that they are expected to range from $1,000 to $2,000. The coverage 107