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Biden hops into Corvette, declares Detroit 'back' at EV-focused auto show

Biden hops into Corvette, declares Detroit ‘back’ at EV-focused auto show

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register DETROIT, Sept 14 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden took a victory lap on Wednesday at the Detroit auto show as he highlighted automakers’ electric-vehicle push, including billions of dollars in investments in battery plants, on the back of new government support. Self-declared “car guy” Biden climbed …

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Truly autonomous cars may be impossible without helpful human touch

Truly autonomous cars may be impossible without helpful human touch

MILTON KEYNES, England, Sept 12 (Reuters) – Autonomous vehicle (AV) startups have raised tens of billions of dollars based on promises to develop truly self-driving cars, but industry executives and experts say remote human supervisors may be needed permanently to help robot drivers in trouble. The central premise of autonomous vehicles – that computers and …

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Arm sues Qualcomm, aiming to unwind Qualcomm's $1.4 bln Nuvia purchase

Arm sues Qualcomm, aiming to unwind Qualcomm’s $1.4 bln Nuvia purchase

Qualcomm logo is during Munich Auto Show, IAA Mobility 2021 in Munich, Germany, September 8, 2021. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 31 (Reuters) – Chip technology firm Arm Ltd, which is owned by Softbank Group Corp (9984.T), on Wednesday said it had sued Qualcomm Inc (QCOM.O) …

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North American companies send in the robots, even as productivity slumps

North American companies send in the robots, even as productivity slumps

Aug 29 (Reuters) – North American companies snapped up a record number of robots in the first half of this year as they struggled to keep factories and warehouses humming in the face of an extremely tight labor market and soaring compensation costs. Companies ordered a record 12,305 machines in the second quarter valued at …

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As Japanese manufacturing fades, a factory town fights to stay alive

As Japanese manufacturing fades, a factory town fights to stay alive

HIGASHIOSAKA, Japan Aug 22 (Reuters) – The small factories in the western Japanese city of Higashiosaka for decades fuelled the thundering rise of the country’s biggest brands – but a weak yen and rising costs have accelerated a slow decline, and are reshaping the industrial heartland. Home to about 6,000 firms, 87% of which have …

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Nasdaq closes lower as chipmaker Micron's warning renews tech rout

Nasdaq closes lower as chipmaker Micron’s warning renews tech rout

Micron falls on lowered revenue forecast Semiconductor stocks drop for third session Novavax tumbles after cutting revenue view by half NEW YORK, Aug 9 (Reuters) – The Nasdaq closed down on Tuesday after a dismal forecast from Micron Technology pulled chip makers and tech stocks lower as investors await U.S. inflation data that could lead …

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Exclusive: Airbus axes remaining A350 jet deal with Qatar - sources

Exclusive: Airbus axes remaining A350 jet deal with Qatar – sources

PARIS, Aug 3 (Reuters) – Airbus (AIR.PA) has revoked its entire outstanding order from Qatar Airways for A350 jets, severing all new jetliner business with the Gulf carrier in a dramatic new twist to a dispute clouding World Cup preparations, two industry sources said. No comment was immediately available from Airbus or Qatar Airways. The …

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Toyota unit falsified emissions data from at least 2003, probe finds

Toyota unit falsified emissions data from at least 2003, probe finds

Hino Motors Ltd displays its new Hybrid Profia, a diesel-hybrid version of its large commercial truck model at its R&D Centre at Hino in Tokyo, Japan July 17, 2018. REUTERS/Naomi Tajitsu/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Committee publishes report on false data scandal at Hino Says engineers didn’t feel able …

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Wall Street ends down after biggest month since 2020

Wall Street ends down after biggest month since 2020

U.S. manufacturing sector slows modestly PerkinElmer rises on $2.45 billion divestment Indexes end: S&P 500 -0.28%, Nasdaq -0.18%, Dow -0.14% Aug 1 (Reuters) – Wall Street ended lower after a choppy session on Monday, with declines in Exxon Mobil (XOM.N) and other energy companies weighing against gains in Boeing (BA.N) as investors digested the U.S. …

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