Bugatti reveals one-off "La Voiture Noire" supercar

Just unveiled at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show, La Voiture Noire is a carbon-fiber special edition chock full of references to Bugatti history. But no, we're afraid you can't buy it as it's already sold. "La Voiture Noire", which means "the black car"... More..

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JPMorgan nabs lucrative stabilization role in Lyft IPO
by | Tuesday, March 05, 2019

JPMorgan nabs lucrative stabilization role in Lyft IPO

Net loss was $682.8 million, $688.3 million and $911.3 million in 2016, 2017 and 2018, respectively. It had $8.1 billion in bookings in 2018, a 78 percent jump from $4.6 billion in 2017. For 2018, Lyft reporte...More..

Jobs in doubt as Tesla shifts sales online to cut costs
by | Tuesday, March 05, 2019

Jobs in doubt as Tesla shifts sales online to cut costs

Tesla started taking orders for the Model 3 in March of 2016, but until now hasn't been able to cut costs enough to sell them for $35,000 and make a profit. Tesla shares fell as much as 4.1 per cent to $306...More..

US says it's made 'progress' in trade talks with China
by | Tuesday, March 05, 2019

US says it's made 'progress' in trade talks with China

US President Donald Trump said he had asked China to immediately remove all tariffs on USA agricultural products because trade talks were progressing well. USA officials said past year the administration wa...More..

India says no plan to impose retaliatory tariffs on United States goods
by | Tuesday, March 05, 2019

India says no plan to impose retaliatory tariffs on United States goods

Trump, who has vowed to cut US trade deficits, has repeatedly called out India for its high tariffs, and USA trade officials said scrapping the concessions would take at least 60 days after notifications to C...More..

Need a vacation? Southwest launching flights to Hawaii
by | Tuesday, March 05, 2019

Need a vacation? Southwest launching flights to Hawaii

Service to Honolulu begins March 17 from Oakland, with flights to Maui beginning April 7. The low-priced carrier received FAA approval for flights to the vacation destination. The announcement came shortly af...More..

Mega Millions Ticket Sold In NJ; Winner Has Annuity Option
by | Tuesday, March 05, 2019

Mega Millions Ticket Sold In NJ; Winner Has Annuity Option

The Mega Millions lottery finally had a jackpot victor on Friday night after more than two months of failure by its players. The winning Mega Millions ticket was purchased on March 2, 2018, at a CVS Pharm...More..

Theresa May's lawyer seeks legal fix to the Brexit riddle
by | Monday, March 04, 2019

Theresa May's lawyer seeks legal fix to the Brexit riddle

LONDON (Reuters) - It is not possible that the European Union will offer Britain a long delay to Brexit because of upcoming European elections, British trade minister Liam Fox said on Sunday. The embattled le...More..

Tesla Model Y SUV to be unveiled March 14th
by | Monday, March 04, 2019

Tesla Model Y SUV to be unveiled March 14th

Tesla will launch the Model Y at its LA Design Studio, where it will offer detailed specifications, pricing, and test drives to journalists. It will have around 75 percent of its parts with the Model 3 an...More..

MSCI to quadruple weighting of China A-shares in its global benchmarks
by | Sunday, March 03, 2019

MSCI to quadruple weighting of China A-shares in its global benchmarks

With signs pointing to easing trade war tensions between the world's two biggest economies, China's stock market rose significantly during February. But White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow later calle...More..

Researchers Produce High Quality Cannabis at Low Cost in Lab
by | Sunday, March 03, 2019

Researchers Produce High Quality Cannabis at Low Cost in Lab

Scientists at the University of California , Berkeley claim to have produced high-quality, affordable cannabinoids from brewer's yeast that could help create more medical uses and a more cost-effective...More..

Seat unveils el-Born concept ahead of Geneva Motor Show debut
by | Sunday, March 03, 2019

Seat unveils el-Born concept ahead of Geneva Motor Show debut

The Seat el-Born was designed in Barcelona and will in future be produced at Volkswagen's electric auto plant in Zwickau. There is no big radiator grille because there's no engine to cool - just a few air int...More..

U.S. Crude Stocks Plunge, Oil Rises 2%
by | Sunday, March 03, 2019

U.S. Crude Stocks Plunge, Oil Rises 2%

That also compares with the US$62 average for the global benchmark this year. The lower imports are in part because of supply cuts by theOrganization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), whichtogether...More..

Amazon Is Letting Prime Customers Group Orders to Save Boxes
by | Saturday, March 02, 2019

Amazon Is Letting Prime Customers Group Orders to Save Boxes

The so-called " Amazon Day " service will be voluntary and targets customers who are concerned about their carbon footprint. The program is one of many sustainability initiatives to help achieve Shipment Zer...More..

Amazon plans new grocery-store business
by | Saturday, March 02, 2019

Amazon plans new grocery-store business

In addition to the almost 500 Whole Foods locations that it operates, Amazon also offers groceries through its Amazon Fresh delivery service and 10 cashier-less Amazon Go stores. Amazon, which started pri...More..

Hyundai, Kia recalls over 500K vehicles as fire risk spreads
by | Saturday, March 02, 2019

Hyundai, Kia recalls over 500K vehicles as fire risk spreads

The largest recall covers almost 379,000 Kia Soul SUVs from 2012 through 2016 with 1.6-liter engines. Hyundai has not specified how it plans to fix the problem but did say that it would notify dealers and own...More..

Walmart is getting rid of greeters; disabled workers anxious
by | Saturday, March 02, 2019

Walmart is getting rid of greeters; disabled workers anxious

In response to the growing criticism, Walmart president and CEO Greg Foran issued a statement where he said the company is taking "specific steps" to address the concerns of the disabled community. One greeter ...More..

Volvo's New Vegan Electric Car Will Make You Forget About Tesla
by | Saturday, March 02, 2019

Volvo's New Vegan Electric Car Will Make You Forget About Tesla

The five-door fastback shape is built on Volvo's Compact Modular Architecture platform (CMA), which also services the Wheels Car of the Year-winning Volvo XC40 small SUV , but substitutes the combustion engine...More..

Lyft tries to differentiate itself from Uber in its IPO pitch
by | Saturday, March 02, 2019

Lyft tries to differentiate itself from Uber in its IPO pitch

Lyft Inc. filed for a US initial public offering, giving investors a first look at crucial financial information about the ride-sharing company as it heads for the public markets. Companies must release the fo...More..

YouTube Disables Comments on Videos Featuring Minors to Combat Pedo Problem
by | Saturday, March 02, 2019

YouTube Disables Comments on Videos Featuring Minors to Combat Pedo Problem

The company said it would make an exception for a small number of channels on the site that feature content considered to be at less risk for attracting paedophiles, such as toy-review videos; the channels will...More..

Open letter from NY leaders asks Amazon to reconsider HQ2
by | Friday, March 01, 2019

Open letter from NY leaders asks Amazon to reconsider HQ2

In an open letter to appear in Friday's edition of The New York Times , the 80-odd signatories - from bank CEOs to church leaders and the head of U.S. In those calls, Mr. Cuomo said he would navigate the com...More..

Gap to separate Old Navy, close stores; shares jump
by | Friday, March 01, 2019

Gap to separate Old Navy, close stores; shares jump

At Old Navy, the fashion is already more resonant with the latest styles, with blouses and dresses priced as cheap as $30. Investors will now likely pay more for Old Navy's stock-the point of the spinoff. Gap...More..

Martha Stewart Teams With Cannabis Company For CBD Products
by | Friday, March 01, 2019

Martha Stewart Teams With Cannabis Company For CBD Products

Canopy Growth Corp . has signed a deal that will see Martha Stewart join the company in an advisory role to help develop a new line of products. Canopy shares rose as much as 4.3 per cent in Toronto. "It's re...More..

Volvo's Polestar joins electric car race with rival to Tesla 3
by | Friday, March 01, 2019

Volvo's Polestar joins electric car race with rival to Tesla 3

Online orders are being taken for the 5-seat fastback that has a driving range comparable to the Tesla Model 3 . According to Volvo, the 78-kwh lithium-ion battery and 408-horsepower electric motor will prod...More..

Amazon launches Project Zero to fight counterfeits, empowers brands
by | Friday, March 01, 2019

Amazon launches Project Zero to fight counterfeits, empowers brands

Amazon is letting brands take its counterfeit problem into their own hands. Listings flagged by brands will also help inform Amazon's algorithms so they can better spot fraudulent products in the future. Remo...More..

Trump and Xi to meet at Mar-a-Lago
by | Friday, March 01, 2019

Trump and Xi to meet at Mar-a-Lago

It was yet another optimistic signal by the American President that a long-standing trade impasse that has resulted in a series of tit-for-tat tariffs may finally be nearing a close as negotiators inched closer...More..

$35,000, 220-mile Tesla Model 3 now on sale
by | Friday, March 01, 2019

$35,000, 220-mile Tesla Model 3 now on sale

In a somewhat peculiar move lifted straight out of Apple's playbook, Tesla earlier today took the order pages on its website offline. Tesla has been planning to launch a $35,000 version of their mid-range M...More..

Victoria's Secret to close 53 stores
by | Friday, March 01, 2019

Victoria's Secret to close 53 stores

Though Victoria's Secret said that they normally close around 12 stores every year, last year they had to close 29 Victoria's Secret stores in the United States and one Pink location in Canada. The company did...More..

Fed’s Powell forecasts solid but slower USA economic growth in 2019
by | Friday, March 01, 2019

Fed’s Powell forecasts solid but slower USA economic growth in 2019

Global stock indexes ended with mostly slight losses on Wednesday after U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said it was too early to predict an outcome in U.S. Yellen said she did not think that Trump...More..

Venezuela turns to Russian Federation for help as crisis deepens
by | Friday, March 01, 2019

Venezuela turns to Russian Federation for help as crisis deepens

While in Vietnam, the president also addressed the ongoing situation in Venezuela. Tensions in Venezuela escalated on January 23, when opposition leader Juan Guaido declared himself interim president. Despi...More..

Tesla’s Elon Musk Still Has a Big SEC Problem
by | Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Tesla’s Elon Musk Still Has a Big SEC Problem

On February 19, Musk tweeted, " Tesla made 0 cars in 2011, but will make around 500k in 2019 ". "It feels like the SEC cares more about doing right by Tesla than Elon does", said Gerber, whose fund holds abou...More..

Porsche confirms Macan EV
by | Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Porsche confirms Macan EV

The electric Macan will be based on the PPE architecture - premium platform electric - developed in collaboration with Audi . "Electromobility and Porsche go together perfectly; not just because they share...More..

FCA announces $4.5 billion investment in MI manufacturing
by | Wednesday, February 27, 2019

FCA announces $4.5 billion investment in MI manufacturing

The Moroun family owns some of the land near the plants. "Thousands more jobs will be created to supply these new plants". FCA has signed a memorandum of understanding with the city of Detroit with regard...More..

Trump delays increase in tariffs on Chinese goods
by | Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Trump delays increase in tariffs on Chinese goods

Britain's FTSE 100 lost 0.9 percent in early trading to 7,121.64 after Prime Minister Theresa May returned from a seemingly unproductive meeting with European Union leaders Monday to a growing attempt by Britis...More..

Man Bought $540 in Girl Scout Cookies so Girls Could Escape Cold
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Man Bought $540 in Girl Scout Cookies so Girls Could Escape Cold

She said: 'This man purchased seven packs of cookies. His purchase has helped the troop surpass its target and sell some 5,000 cookies so far this season, Ms Dillard told CBS News . Dillard's post has sinc...More..