Michelle Chapman

Government, Business, Safety

New York Sues Amazon Over Worker Safety During Pandemic

Amazon warehouse In this March 30, 2020, file photo, workers at Amazon's fulfillment center in Staten Island, N.Y., gather outside to protest work conditions in the company's warehouse. (Bebeto Matthews/AP)

New York is suing Amazon, claiming the company failed to provide workers with a safe environment at two warehouses in the state as COVID-19 infections surged nationwide.

Michelle Chapman | Associated Press
February 17, 2021
Business, Technology, Fuel

GM Sets Goal of Going Largely Electric by 2035

A Chevrolet Bolt vehicle sits on the assembly line at GM's plant in Orion Township, Mich. A Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicle sits on the assembly line at GM's plant in Orion Township, Mich. GM has said it would take an aggressive approach to electric vehicle production in the coming years. (Jeff Kowalsky/Bloomberg News)

General Motors Co. has set a goal of making the vast majority of the vehicles it produces electric by 2035, and the entire company carbon neutral, including operations, five years after that.

Michelle Chapman | Associated Press
January 28, 2021
Business, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous

Tesla Seeks to Raise Another $5 Billion in Stock Offering

Tesla plant Tesla's Fremont, Calif., plant. (Ben Margot/AP)

Tesla is looking to raise up to $5 billion in capital through a stock offering as the electric vehicle and solar panel maker seeks to take advantage of strong demand for its products.

Michelle Chapman | Associated Press
December 8, 2020
Business

Home Depot’s Same-Store Sales Surge in Q4

Home Depot store Home Depot store in Boston by Steven Senne/AP

Home Depot reported a better-than-expected fourth quarter with strong comparable-store sales.

Michelle Chapman | Associated Press
February 25, 2020
Government, Business, Equipment

Deere Cuts Outlook for the Year Due to Flooding, Trade War

Deere products at a trade show Nati Harnik/AP

Deere & Co. cut its profit expectations for the year as beleaguered farmers and an escalating trade war with China cut into sales.

Michelle Chapman | Associated Press
August 16, 2019