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Nike’s $350 ‘smart’ shoes are refusing to lace themselves following software update

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It’s bad enough when your phone or laptop is having technical difficulties, but that headache has now extended to footwear, after owners of Nike’s new smart sneakers have reported shoe malfunctions following an Android update. Owners of the newly released $350 Adapt BB shoes were unimpressed to find one of the pair of their new Read More

Trump administration ends California talks on auto emissions: White House

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U.S. President Donald Trump waves as Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz departs at the White House in Washington, U.S., February 20, 2019. REUTERS/Jim young WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration has ended talks with California over federal plans to roll back fuel economy rules designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the White House said Read More

U.S. core capital goods orders unexpectedly fall in December

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WASHINGTON, Feb 21 (Reuters) – New orders for key U.S.-made capital goods unexpectedly fell in December amid declining demand for machinery and primary metals, pointing to a further slowdown in business spending on equipment that could crimp economic growth. People look at Deere equipment as they attend National Farm Machinery show in Louisville, Kentucky, February Read More

New methanol plants expected to increase industrial natural gas use through 2020

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February 21, 2019 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on data from S&P Platts New methanol plants under development in the United States are increasing natural gas consumption in the industrial sector. Methanol plants are among the most natural gas-intensive industrial end users and require natural gas both as a feedstock and for process heat. Read More

Ghosn's new lawyer, 'the Razor', takes aim at Nissan and prosecutors

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Carlos Ghosn’s new lawyer took aim at Nissan, prosecutors and courts on Wednesday, dismissing the charges against the ousted chairman as an internal company matter and saying Japan was out of step with international norms by keeping his client in jail. FILE PHOTO: Carlos Ghosn, Chairman and CEO of the Renault-Nissan Alliance, Read More

Nissan to oppose having same chair as Renault: FT

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The Nissan logo is seen at Nissan car plant in Sunderland, Britain February 4, 2019. REUTERS/Phil Noble (Reuters) – Nissan Motor Co Ltd’s independent committee on governance is expected to recommend against the company having the same chairman as Renault SA, the Financial Times reported on Wednesday, citing people with knowledge of the discussions. Renault Read More

South Korean prosecutors raid Hyundai's office in recall probe: Chosun Biz

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FILE PHOTO: The Hyundai booth displays the company logo at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan, U.S. January 16, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korean prosecutors on Wednesday raided the office of Hyundai Motor Co’s quality division in southern Seoul as part of a probe into how the automaker and Read More

Ford to close oldest Brazil plant, exit South America truck biz

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SAO PAULO/DETROIT (Reuters) – Ford Motor Co said on Tuesday it will close its oldest factory in Brazil and exit its heavy commercial truck business in South America, a move that could cost more than 2,700 jobs as part of a restructuring meant to end losses around the world. FILE PHOTO: New Ford trucks are Read More

Ford to close oldest plant in Brazil, costing 2,700 jobs

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SAO PAULO/DETROIT (Reuters) – Ford Motor Co said on Tuesday it will close its oldest factory in Brazil and exit its heavy commercial truck business in South America, a move that could cost more than 2,700 jobs as part of a restructuring meant to end losses around the world. FILE PHOTO: New Ford trucks are Read More

Ford exiting heavy truck business in South America

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FILE PHOTO: The Ford logo is pictured on the company’s stand during the 88th Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland, March 7, 2018. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse DETROIT (Reuters) – Ford Motor Co on Tuesday said it would exit its heavy commercial truck business in South America and cease production at a Brazilian plant this year Read More