Corporate News

US probes effectiveness of VW air bag wiring recall

Nov 17, 2017

U.S. safety regulators are investigating complaints that a Volkswagen recall may not fix a wiring problem that can stop the front driver's air bag from inflating in a crash

VW to spend $40B on electric cars, technology through 2022

Nov 17, 2017

Volkswagen says it plans to spend more than 34 billion euros ($40 billion) over the next five years on developing electric cars, autonomous driving and other new technologies

Mitsubishi recalls small cars; air bags may not inflate

Nov 17, 2017

Mitsubishi is recalling nearly 84,000 small cars in the U.S. because the air bags may not inflate in a crash

Climate nemesis, carbon, could become valuable resource

Nov 17, 2017

As diplomats haggle over the finer points of the Paris climate accord at an international meeting in Germany this week, companies are reconsidering future role of carbon dioxide, one of the main greenhouses gases

Nissan execs taking pay cuts over bogus vehicle inspections

Nov 17, 2017

Nissan execs to take pay cuts over illegal vehicle inspections at Japan factories

Tesla wants to electrify big trucks, adding to its ambitions

Nov 17, 2017

Tesla says it will electrify trucking with 500-mile-range semi due out in 2019

The Latest: Senate panel approves tax overhaul bill

Nov 17, 2017

The Senate's Republican-led tax panel has moved toward ending the Affordable Care Act's requirement that everyone in the U.S. have health insurance

NPR changes leadership as harassment issues linger

Nov 17, 2017

National Public Radio elected new leadership for its board of directors, two weeks after its top news executive was ousted in a sex harassment scandal

Walmart's online bets paying dividends in the age of Amazon

Nov 17, 2017

Surging online sales and strong food sales boost Walmart's results ahead of holiday season

Keystone pipeline leaks 210K gallons of oil in South Dakota

Nov 17, 2017

TransCanada Corp. says its Keystone pipeline has leaked an estimated 210,000 gallons of oil in South Dakota.

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