Chevrolet Volt upgraded with faster charging

New Power Convenience Package available on LT adds a power driver seat in addition to all content offered on the Comfort Package. The system slices charging times by almost half, down to 2.3 hours when plugged into a 240V Level 2 station. (The gas en... More..

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India has no official communication on Iran crude imports from the US
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

India has no official communication on Iran crude imports from the US

We will go by our interests. What they want is to avoid any major instability in price, they want to avoid this supply-demand gaps we've seen emerge, they want to avoid any sort of instability and I think tha...More..

Walgreens' stock rallies after $10 billion stock buyback program, dividend increased
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

Walgreens' stock rallies after $10 billion stock buyback program, dividend increased

Performance Review: To clear the blur picture shareholders will need to look a little deeper. Let's consider Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. "The $10 billion share repurchase program announced this morn...More..

US, Canada trade war?
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

US, Canada trade war?

Don Woodbridge breaks open a cardboard box and pulls out a big jar of bread-and-butter pickles. The idea is to have Canadians buy fewer of the American products or buy similar non-American products. "It makes n...More..

by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Trump asks Saudi Arabia to increase oil production

Saudi Arabia was producing around 10 million barrels of crude a day in May, according to OPEC. Iran is the fifth-largest oil producer in the world, pumping about 4.7 million barrels per day (bpd), or nearly ...More..

Oil prices rise amid output uncertainty and despite OPEC hike agreement
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Oil prices rise amid output uncertainty and despite OPEC hike agreement

Oil production was flat at 10.9 million barrels per day last week, according to the Energy Information Administration. Those reserves will shrink as the group implements the one million-barrel-a-day supply bo...More..

by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Iran sanctions expected to push oil prices to $90

The world's top oil exporter plans to pump as much as 11 million barrels of oil per day (bpd) in July, an oil industry source told Reuters this week, after OPEC agreed with Russian Federation and other oi...More..

Adidas Website Hacked, Millions of US Customer Details Stolen
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Adidas Website Hacked, Millions of US Customer Details Stolen

The German sports apparel giant said early results of its investigation showed that the exposed data could include contact information, website usernames and passwords. Customers were informed yesterday and the...More..

700 empty Toys ‘R’ Us stores. Who’s going to fill them?
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

700 empty Toys ‘R’ Us stores. Who’s going to fill them?

I guess everyone has grown up. The San Antonio Zoo has set up a GoFundMe page to raise $100,000 with the goal to "persuade the owners at Toys " R " Us to join the effort to save giraffes by donating the use...More..

Trump praises Foxconn factory during tour
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Trump praises Foxconn factory during tour

The company makes LCD (liquid crystal display) screens and assembles iPhones in China. The 20 million-square-foot plant is expected to initially employ 3,000 workers and eventually expand to employ up to 13,0...More..

by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

GM may slash American jobs because of Trump tariffs

Carmakers get parts from all over the world and ship their product all over the world, meaning they are very susceptible to price fluctuations that put kinks in their supply chains, the Times points out. Pres...More..

‘Pakistanis Swiss money down but above Indians
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

‘Pakistanis Swiss money down but above Indians

According to the Swiss National Bank (SNB), funds held by Indians directly with Swiss banks rose to Rs. 6,891r in 2017, while wealth held through fiduciaries or managers increased to Rs. "To assume that all t...More..

Boeing releases rendering of hypersonic jet
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Boeing releases rendering of hypersonic jet

If the company has its way, it'll get these hypersonic jets in the air in about 20 to 30 years from now - which, coincidentally, is about as long as every layover in Chicago O'Hare feels. Though the definition ...More..

We are here to stay, hard Brexit or not — BMW bosses
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

We are here to stay, hard Brexit or not — BMW bosses

Sir Bernard Jenkin, a supporter of the Brexit , has also described the comments of the Airbus as a speculation that is seen in all the phases of the referendum on behalf of the industrial giants. "If the cla...More..

Donald Trump’s Trade War Pushes China Closer To Old Foe India
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Donald Trump’s Trade War Pushes China Closer To Old Foe India

WALL STREET: Major U.S. benchmarks finished lower. But the rally fizzled in Asian trading, driving MSCI's ex-Japan Asian equity index nearly one percent lower to a fresh two-year low. "Countries imposing retali...More..

Marketing firm Exactis leaks personal data of 340 million people
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Marketing firm Exactis leaks personal data of 340 million people

Security researcher Vinny Troia found that almost 2 terabytes of data were exposed, which includes records of 230 million consumers and 110 million businesses. The government's computer security weaknesses w...More..

China, EU to form group to modernise global trade rules
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

China, EU to form group to modernise global trade rules

That has fuelled concerns about the potential damage to the world economy from a full-blown global trade war. Later this week, the Trump administration is expected to unveil new measures to curb Chinese com...More..

Ticketmaster warns New Zealand could be affected by data security breach
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Ticketmaster warns New Zealand could be affected by data security breach

The company said: "Based on our investigation, we understand that only certain United Kingdom customers who purchased or attempted to purchase tickets may have been affected by the incident". "We don't believe ...More..

Pilot mistakenly called in hijacking, plane forced back to JFK terminal
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Pilot mistakenly called in hijacking, plane forced back to JFK terminal

Passengers on JetBlue Flight 1623 from New York City to Los Angeles spent several hours on the runway Monday, which were punctuated by security officers storming the plane after the plane lost its radio signa...More..

Trump Again Rattles Trade Saber At EU Cars
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Trump Again Rattles Trade Saber At EU Cars

The European Union will chose its targets from USA imports worth about €256 billion ($299 billion) each year. Shares of Volkswagen, Daimler and BMW fell in Frankfurt, and United States auto companies erased...More..

Instagram Just Dropped a New Space-Saving Version of the App
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Instagram Just Dropped a New Space-Saving Version of the App

Now, Instagram is debuting one of those as well. To provide an alternative and avoid alienating this large user base, these developers are making " lite " versions of their apps - we've already seen this happ...More..

Amazon wants to foster small independent delivery fleets
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Amazon wants to foster small independent delivery fleets

Amazon says you can start your business with as little as $10,000. Earlier this year, President Trump tweeted that Amazon's deal with the USPS was costing the USA money for being Amazon's "delivery boy". "We ...More..

Households earning $117K now considered 'low income' in San Francisco Bay Area
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Households earning $117K now considered 'low income' in San Francisco Bay Area

The department's income limits are used as a threshold for determining which households may qualify for affordable and/or subsidized housing through programs such as Section 8. Tampa Bay ranked 11th among metro...More..

Indian Rupee collapses to lifetime low against US dollar
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Indian Rupee collapses to lifetime low against US dollar

The Indian currency weakened to 68.9100 per United States dollar Thursday, past its previous record of 68.8650 reached in November 2016. Oil prices rose to a more than three-year high this week, as the USA ...More..

Conagra to buy Pinnacle Foods for $8.1-billion
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Conagra to buy Pinnacle Foods for $8.1-billion

Pinnacle shareholders will get $43.11 per share in cash and 0.6494 shares of Conagra common stock for each Pinnacle share held. The product lineup at Parsippany , N.J. The cash-and-stock deal, which would ...More..

Markets Right Now: Stocks opening down on Wall Street Monday
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Markets Right Now: Stocks opening down on Wall Street Monday

France's CAC 40 shed 1.9%. Britain's FTSE 100 climbed 0.4 percent to 7,539. Losses were wide-ranging, but technology stocks suffered the most. The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 266.18 points at 16,183...More..

In election victory speech, Erdogan says Turkey will advance in Syria
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

In election victory speech, Erdogan says Turkey will advance in Syria

He faces 142 years in prison if convicted. Others congratulating Erdogan included Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir but there was no ...More..

White House announces that USA will not impose limits on Chinese investment
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

White House announces that USA will not impose limits on Chinese investment

That review would be conducted through the existing Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States , or CFIUS. The proposed legislative changes would broaden the scope of investments subject to CFIUS r...More..

Trump warns Harley-Davidson: 'We won't forget'
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Trump warns Harley-Davidson: 'We won't forget'

It warned that Indian companies would be subjected to sanctions if they continue to do business with Iran . Trump says in tweets Tuesday that the company had already announced it was closing a Kansas C...More..

Trump denies he's to blame for Harley-Davidson decision
by | Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Trump denies he's to blame for Harley-Davidson decision

Harley-Davidson said in Monday's filing that increasing global production to alleviate the European Union tariff burden is not the company's preference, but represents the only sustainable option to make it...More..

Mattis arrives in China; NKorea to be key topic of meetings
by | Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Mattis arrives in China; NKorea to be key topic of meetings

Oh Ei Sun, senior adviser for worldwide affairs at the Asian Strategy and Leadership Institute in Kuala Lumpur, said that China was looking for Mattis's guidance on the Trump's administration defense and fore...More..

Azerbaijan welcomes OPEC decision to increase oil output
by | Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Azerbaijan welcomes OPEC decision to increase oil output

Saudi Arabia has been at the forefront, alongside leading producer Russian Federation, of a group of 24 OPEC and non-OPEC nations underpinning a daily cutback of 1.8mn bpd since the start of 2017 in a bid to ...More..

Trump Calls On Allies to Quit Buying Iranian Fuel. Oil Prices Soar
by | Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Trump Calls On Allies to Quit Buying Iranian Fuel. Oil Prices Soar

The official said countries would be subject to sanctions if oil imports from Iran are not cut to zero. "And yes, we will certainly be requesting that their oil imports go to zero", said the official. The o...More..

Trump vs. Harley-Davidson: What's really going on?
by | Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Trump vs. Harley-Davidson: What's really going on?

The company has plants in India, Brazil and Australia, where production for its European customers will eventually move. The union representing Harley workers previously said it expected the company to move ...More..

Harley-Davidson move shows USA facing 'consequences' of tariffs: European Union
by | Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Harley-Davidson move shows USA facing 'consequences' of tariffs: European Union

The president said the move "will be the beginning of the end" for the company and threatened that "they will be taxed like never before! ". The Wisconsin Republican tells reporters Tuesday he doesn't thin...More..