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Volkswagen plans electric vehicle plant with JAC in China: local government

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BEIJING (Reuters) – German automaker Volkswagen AG’s joint venture with China’s Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Co (JAC) plans to invest 5.06 billion yuan ($750.8 million) in a new electric car factory in eastern Hefei city, according to local authorities. FILE PHOTO: A man uses phone under a Volkswagen logo at the Shanghai Auto Show, in Shanghai, Read More

Ford Motor puts $500 million into electric pickup producer Rivian

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(Reuters) – Ford Motor said on Wednesday it was investing $500 million in U.S. electric pickup truck startup Rivian Automotive LLC, becoming the latest deep pocket investor in the firm, which is seen as a potential rival to Silicon Valley’s Tesla Inc (TSLA.O). FILE PHOTO: R.J. Scaringe, Rivian’s 35-year-old CEO, introduces his company’s R1T all-electric Read More

‘Star Wars’ are back? US might preemptively strike Russia & China with space weapons – Russian MoD

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The US may be plotting a preemptive strike on the nuclear arsenals of Russia and China, Russian military said, citing the revival of the 1980s ‘Star Wars’ program and ever-growing US “missile defense” in Europe as evidence. The analysis of the “probable actions” of Washington shows that Americans are seeking to achieve strategic superiority through Read More

Pakistan’s Navy fires domestically-made cruise missile in ‘impressive fire power display’

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Pakistan showed off its newest domestically-built anti-ship and land-attack cruise missile during a test in the Indian Ocean. The test is part of Islamabad’s ongoing efforts to acquire more “indigenous” weapons. The missile, launched from a fast attack craft in the northern Indian Ocean, successfully hit a target on the shore, the Pakistani Navy said. Read More

Coca Cola tries Coke & coffee mix to get your caffeine fix

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Global beverage giant Coca-Cola announced plans to launch a coffee-infused drink by the end of 2019. The move comes as consumers shift from drinking soda to choosing less sugary options. The drink, which blends Coke with coffee, will have slightly less caffeine than a normal cup of coffee but more than a can of soda. Read More

Samsung plans $116 billion investment in non-memory chips to challenge TSMC, Qualcomm

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SEOUL (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics Co Ltd plans to invest $116 billion in non-memory chips through 2030, to cut its reliance on the volatile memory chip market and develop chips to power self-driving cars and AI-enabled devices. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Samsung Electronics is seen at its office building in Seoul, South Korea, March Read More

Coke Zero Sugar, new flavors lift Coca-Cola results; shares rise

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(Reuters) – Strong demand for Coca-Cola Co’s zero-calorie drink Coke Zero Sugar, new orange-vanilla cola and flavored waters pushed the beverage maker’s quarterly sales and profit well above Wall Street estimates, sending its shares up as much as 3 percent on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Cans of Coca-Cola are pictured in the refrigerator during an event Read More

Coke Zero, new flavors lift Coca-Cola results; shares rise

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(Reuters) – Strong demand for Coca-Cola Co’s low-calorie Coke Zero, new orange-vanilla cola and flavored waters pushed the beverage maker’s quarterly sales and profit well above Wall Street estimates, sending its shares up 2.2 percent on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Cans of Coca-Cola are pictured in the refrigerator during an event in Paris, France, March 21, Read More

Is this man the puppet master of Ukraine’s new president or an overhyped bogeyman?

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It doesn’t actually matter if Ukrainian-Israeli billionaire Igor Kolomoisky is the real power behind Volodymyr Zelensky – the president elect has to get rid of the oligarch if he is to make a break with the country’s corrupt past. The plots, deceits and conflicts of interest in Ukrainian politics are so transparent and hyperbolic, that Read More