Industrial technology

This photo provided by Tesla shows the front of the new electric semitractor-trailer unveiled on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. The move fits with Tesla CEO Elon Musk's stated goal for the company of accelerating the shift to sustainable transportation. (Tesla via AP)
November 17, 2017 - 2:45 pm
DETROIT (AP) — After more than a decade of making cars and SUVs — and, more recently, solar panels — Tesla Inc. wants to electrify a new type of vehicle: big trucks. The company unveiled its new electric semitractor-trailer Thursday night near its design center in Hawthorne, California. CEO Elon...
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Participants sit on the floor in front of a poster during a break at the UN Climate Conference COP23 in Bonn, Germany, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. (Oliver Berg/dpa via AP)
November 16, 2017 - 1:34 pm
BONN, Germany (AP) — The United States is still committed to reducing greenhouse gas even though the Trump administration still plans to pull out of the Paris accord fighting global warming, the top U.S. representative at international climate talks told other delegates Thursday. Britain and Canada...
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In this Nov. 9, 2017, photo, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., meets with reporters as he encourages support for Republican tax reform legislation, on Capitol Hill in Washington. The House and Senate tax overhaul plans are broadly similar, but crucial differences create headaches for Republican leaders determined to keep myriad interest groups and factions of the GOP satisfied.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
November 10, 2017 - 3:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House and Senate tax overhaul plans are broadly similar, but crucial differences are creating headaches for Republican leaders determined to keep myriad interest groups and factions of the GOP satisfied. And then there's the ambitious timetable they've set of finishing in time...
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Cars and trucks queue on the highway A5 in Frankfurt, Germany, Monday, Nov. 6, 2017. The World Climate Conference with 25 000 people participating starts on Monday in Bonn, Germany. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
November 08, 2017 - 4:57 pm
BERLIN (AP) — The European Commission said Wednesday it wants to cut emissions of carbon dioxide from cars by 30 percent by 2030 and boost the use of electric vehicles by making them cheaper and easier to charge. The proposal stops short of imposing fixed quotas for emission-free vehicles and is...
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November 08, 2017 - 3:43 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Florida transit official has been chosen as the new chief executive officer of the Port Authority of Allegheny County. Katharine Kelleman has been serving as CEO of the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority in Tampa. She has a five-year contract with a base salary of $230...
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November 08, 2017 - 6:06 am
BEIJING (AP) — Ford Motor Co. is launching a venture with a Chinese partner to develop electric vehicles for sale in China, the biggest market for the technology. The announcement Wednesday of the $750 million venture with Anhui Zotye Automobile Co. adds to rising investment by global automakers in...
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November 03, 2017 - 4:48 am
BERLIN (AP) — Top German automakers and Ford say their joint European electric car recharging network will open its first charging stations this year in Germany, Austria and Norway. BMW, Daimler, Ford and the Volkswagen Group have equal shares in the venture, Ionity, plans for which were first...
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The symbol for Time Warner appears on a board above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017. Time Warner Inc. reported financial results for its third quarter that ended Sept. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
October 26, 2017 - 3:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are rising Thursday as technology companies and banks advance. European stocks are climbing after the European Central Bank said it will begin gradually reducing the bond purchases it's been making to strengthen the regional economy. The market is regaining a chunk of...
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Nissan Motor Co. Executive Vice President Daniele Schillaci bows before his presentation during the media preview of the Tokyo Motor Show in Tokyo Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
October 25, 2017 - 1:00 am
TOKYO (AP) — Nissan Executive Vice President Daniele Schillaci bowed deeply for several seconds in a Japanese-style apology Wednesday, expressing his remorse for widespread illegal inspections at the automaker. "I would like to take this opportunity to express a sincere apology for our recent...
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FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, file photo, the American flag flies above the Wall Street entrance to the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks are rising Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, after a survey showed a rebound in hiring by private companies in October and energy companies are rising with the price of crude oil. Estee Lauder is among the companies rising after a strong quarterly earnings report. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
October 23, 2017 - 4:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Industrial and technology companies and retailers all stumbled Monday as U.S. stocks began the week with losses. General Electric suffered its worst one-day loss in six years following downgrades from analysts. After a mixed start, stocks turned lower in afternoon trading. GE's...
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