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Chinese Package-Delivery Firm SF Holding Eyes Stake in Kerry Logistics

Employees handle packages at an SF Express store in Hong Kong. (Anthony Kwan/Bloomberg News) Employees handle packages at an SF Express store in Hong Kong. (Anthony Kwan/Bloomberg News)

SF Holding Co., one of the largest Chinese package-delivery services, is exploring a potential investment in tycoon Robert Kuok’s listed logistics business, people with knowledge of the matter said.

February 4, 2021
Government, Business, Technology

Chinese Trucking Startup Full Truck Alliance Eyes $1 Billion US IPO

A truck loaded with a shipping container drives through the Port of Oakland in September 2019. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Uber-like Chinese startup Full Truck Alliance is preparing for a U.S. initial public offering that could raise at least $1 billion as soon as this year, after eking out a slim 2020 profit thanks to a pandemic-era shipping surge.

January 28, 2021
Government, Business, Fuel

Biden to Require Electric Trucks at USPS, Federal Agencies

A USPS mail truck (Bing Guan/Bloomberg News) USPS trucks like these could be replaced by electric vehicles under an order by President Biden. (Bing Guan/Blooomberg News)

President Joe Biden is preparing an executive order to marshal the federal government’s purchasing power by requiring that federal agencies — including the U.S. Postal Service — buy clean vehicles and renewable power, according to three people familiar with the matter, though the timing of the announcement isn’t clear.

January 26, 2021
Government, Business, Fuel

EPA Readies Biofuel Waivers, Delays for Trump’s Final Days

Steam billows out of a smokestack at a biorefining facility in Iowa. (Sergio Flores/Bloomberg News) Steam billows out of a smokestack at a biorefining facility in Iowa. (Sergio Flores/Bloomberg News)

The Trump administration is expected to exempt some oil refineries from 2019 mandates to use renewable fuel as it readies possible last-minute moves on U.S. biofuel policy.

January 13, 2021
Business, Technology, Fuel

Hunt for the Next Tesla Fuels Wave of EV Deals

A Tesla Model S vehicle sits parked on a road near the company's Gigafactory building site in Germany in September 2020. A Tesla Model S vehicle sits parked on a road near the company's Gigafactory building site in Germany in September 2020. (Alex Kraus/Bloomberg News)

Wall Street’s obsession with electric vehicles is touching off a new round of public listings and helping clean-tech companies to forge partnerships with powerful allies.

January 12, 2021
Business, Technology

Lucid Motors Reportedly in Talks to Go Public

The Lucid Motors headquarters stands in Newark, Calif., in August 2020. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News) The Lucid Motors headquarters stands in Newark, Calif., in August 2020. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News)

Electric vehicle maker Lucid Motors Inc. is in talks to go public through a merger with one of Michael Klein’s special-purpose acquisition companies, according to people familiar with the matter.

January 11, 2021
Government, Business

Biden’s Go-Big Stimulus Plans Will Test Closely Divided Senate

President-elect Joe Biden's interest in a large stimulus bill likely will face a test in the Senate. President-elect Joe Biden's interest in a large stimulus bill likely will face a test in the Senate. (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

President-elect Joe Biden’s plan to pass a multitrillion-dollar economic stimulus package early in his administration faces challenges in a closely divided U.S. Senate, with a potential impeachment trial for Donald Trump that could add to delays.

January 11, 2021
Business, Technology, Logistics

Chips Shortage Hits Global Automakers

A circuit board is inspected under a magnifying lens inside Continental AG's factory in Germany. A circuit board is inspected under a magnifying lens inside Continental AG's factory in Germany. (Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg News)

A semiconductor shortage is pinching some of the world’s biggest auto manufacturers, costing Daimler AG, Nissan Motor Co., Honda Motor Co., Ford Motor Co. and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV production for a range of cars.

January 8, 2021
Government, Business

Democrats’ Senate Sweep in Georgia Signals Boost to Economy

A person holds a "New Year New Senate" sign during a "Get Out the Vote" event in Georgia on Jan. 3. A person holds a "New Year New Senate" sign during a "Get Out the Vote" event in Georgia on Jan. 3. (Elijah Nouvelage/Bloomberg News)

Chances of another federal stimulus package got a boost as Democrats swept this week’s Senate runoff elections in Georgia, offering the prospect of more support for people and businesses hammered by the pandemic.

January 6, 2021
Government, Business, Fuel

OPEC+ Meets to Discuss Output Hike, With Saudis Urging Caution

Oil pumping jacks operate in a Russian oilfield in November 2020. (Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg News) Oil pumping jacks operate in a Russian oilfield in November 2020. (Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg News)

Saudi Arabia urged caution as OPEC+ gathered to discuss whether to hike supply again in February, with many countries wary of undermining a fragile recovery.

January 4, 2021

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