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Tesla Shares Are Roaring Back

The steering wheel of a Tesla Inc. Model 3 electric vehicle Tesla shares are up over 50% from a March 8 low of $563. (Angel Garcia/Bloomberg News)

Tesla Inc. shares are staging a comeback as investors expect the Elon Musk-led electric carmaker to navigate the crippling semiconductor shortage better than rivals that have been severely disrupted.

October 18, 2021
Business, Technology

Isuzu, Decisiv Collaborate on Dealership Network Management

Isuzu Connect truck Isuzu Commercial Truck of America

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America confirmed Oct. 15 a long-term collaboration with service management platform provider Decisiv.

October 18, 2021
Government, Business, Technology

Commerce Head Gina Raimondo Aims to Bring Chip Manufacturing to the US

Gina Raimondo Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo shows her Bulova watch. (Alex Brandon/AP)

President Joe Biden has tasked Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo with ensuring the United States will be the world leader in computer chips.

Josh Boak | The Associated Press
October 18, 2021
Business, Technology, Fuel

Foxconn Announces Electric Car Venture

Foxconn EV One of the electric cars unveiled by Foxconn Oct. 18. (Taijing Wu/AP)

TAIPEI, Taiwan — The Taiwanese company that manufactures smartphones for Apple Inc. and other global brands announced plans Oct. 18 to produce electric cars for auto brands under a similar contract model.

Taijing Wu | Associated Press
October 18, 2021
Business, Technology, Fuel

Ford to Make Electric Power Units in England

Ford logo Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News

LONDON — Ford Motor Co. plans to spend up to $315 million to turn a transmission factory in northwest England into a plant that will make electric power units for cars and trucks sold throughout Europe.

October 18, 2021
Business, Technology, Fuel

Toyota to Build $1.29 Billion US Battery Plant

lithium-ion battery Lithium-ion batteries for the Toyota Prius. (Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg)

DETROIT — Toyota plans to build a $1.29 billion factory in the U.S. to manufacture batteries for gas-electric hybrid and fully electric vehicles.

Tom Krisher | Associated Press
October 18, 2021
Government, Business, Technology, TCA

Senators to Introduce Antitrust Legislation Aiding Amazon Sellers

An Amazon worker watches as boxed merchandise moves along a conveyor be A worker watches as boxed merchandise moves along a conveyor belt to a waiting truck for delivery at the Amazon Phoenix Fulfillment Center in Goodyear, Ariz. (Joshua Lott/Bloomberg News)

A bipartisan group of U.S. senators announced Oct. 14 they were introducing additional legislation targeting platforms like Amazon’s marketplace amid news reports that say Amazon swipes product information from sellers to bolster its own brands, then favors those Amazon-branded products in search results.

Katherine Anne Long | Seattle Times
October 15, 2021
Business, Technology, Fuel, Top 100

Nikola, PGT Trucking Collaborate on FCEVs

Nikola-PGT Nikola

Nikola Corp. announced a collaboration with PGT Trucking Inc. that includes a letter of intent from the flatbed carrier to lease 100 Nikola Tre heavy-duty fuel cell electric vehicles following the satisfactory completion of a Nikola Tre FCEV demonstration program.

October 15, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment

Taiwan Chipmaker Plans Plant in Japan, Says Shortages Easing

semiconductor chip Gloved hands hold a semiconductor. (Ivan-balvan/Getty Images)

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Corp. has confirmed it is planning to build a computer chip factory in Japan.

October 15, 2021
Business, Technology, Fuel

Cummins to Add 15-Liter Natural Gas Engine to Lineup

Cummins engine Cummins Inc.

Cummins Inc. announced it will bring to market a 15-liter natural gas engine for heavy-duty trucks.

October 14, 2021

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