Volvo to limit all new cars to 112mph top speed in 2020

Volvo notes that, above certain speeds, in-car safety tech is not enough to prevent severe injuries or fatalities in the event of a collision. The announcement comes the week after the European Transport Safety Council made a strong push to use te... More..

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Tesla to unveil Model Y on March 14, says Musk
by | Monday, March 04, 2019

Tesla to unveil Model Y on March 14, says Musk

A spokeswoman for Tesla in New Zealand said it had no further information than what had already been announced . "Tesla said sales should still be quick and easy, and said customers could expect 'same day, i...More..

Victoria's Secret Closing More Than 50 Stores
by | Monday, March 04, 2019

Victoria's Secret Closing More Than 50 Stores

The company said late Wednesday that it would close 53 stores this year , citing a "decline in performance". The department-store chain said same-store sales fell 4% during the fourth quarter. Both announcemen...More..

Shares rise on tame inflation, MSCI's China move
by | Sunday, March 03, 2019

Shares rise on tame inflation, MSCI's China move

Asian shares rose on Friday, driven by a rally in Chinese markets after index publisher MSCI announced it would boost the proportion of mainland shares in its global benchmarks, while strong USA economic data...More..

WILLIAM HILL PL/ADR (WIMHY) Receives Consensus Recommendation of
by | Sunday, March 03, 2019

WILLIAM HILL PL/ADR (WIMHY) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts

The massive is even more staggering in comparison to the £146.5-million profit before tax it posted in the preceding financial year. These include the "one-off" £ 880 million retail impairment charge , confir...More..

Caixin: Manufacturing PMI rises to three-month high
by | Sunday, March 03, 2019

Caixin: Manufacturing PMI rises to three-month high

As growth momentum in the world's second largest economy slowed down amid the USA trade war and weakening demand at home, China has been pushing local governments to step up fiscal spending on infrastructure pr...More..

Seat el-Born: it's Spain's first MEB electric vehicle
by | Sunday, March 03, 2019

Seat el-Born: it's Spain's first MEB electric vehicle

Based on the same VW Group " MEB " electric vehicle platform as the Volkswagen I.D, which will go on sale later this year, the el-Born has a 62kWh battery that can be charged from 0 to 80 per cent in just 47 mi...More..

Dutch state seek seats on Air France-KLM board
by | Sunday, March 03, 2019

Dutch state seek seats on Air France-KLM board

The French government also owns a 14-percent stake in the alliance, but Le Maire called the secretive Dutch move " incomprehensible " and French President Emmanuel Macron demanded clarification. The Dutch gover...More..

Donald Trump predicts he'll be re-elected in 2020 with increased majority
by | Sunday, March 03, 2019

Donald Trump predicts he'll be re-elected in 2020 with increased majority

He suggested that Williams was going to be "a very wealthy young man". But he made a point to take on Mueller, commenting extensively on key parts of the investigation, as the probe appears to be winding down...More..

Aston Martin Valkyrie Packs 1,160 HP, Revs to 11,100 RPM
by | Sunday, March 03, 2019

Aston Martin Valkyrie Packs 1,160 HP, Revs to 11,100 RPM

The naturally aspirated 6.5-liter V12 built by Cosworth produces 1,000 horsepower alone , and makes that power at 10,500 rpm. Aston Martin claims the 11,100rpm limit is a record for a production, naturally...More..

Saudi Arabia oil exports to USA nosedive
by | Sunday, March 03, 2019

Saudi Arabia oil exports to USA nosedive

The data sent a strong message to a market that has been looking for direction, said Phil Flynn, an analyst at Price Futures Group in Chicago. However, in the Q4 2018, an unexpected United States of Ameri...More..

United States economy grew faster than expected previous year as momentum slows
by | Sunday, March 03, 2019

United States economy grew faster than expected previous year as momentum slows

GDP numbers released by the U.S. Department of Commerce today also show U.S. economic growth falling for the third straight quarter - from 4.2 percent in the second to 3.4 percent in the third to 2.6 percent in...More..

Facebook to Reportedly Launch Its Cryptocurrency in First Half Of 2019
by | Saturday, March 02, 2019

Facebook to Reportedly Launch Its Cryptocurrency in First Half Of 2019

Bloomberg first reported the development of this cryptocurrency in December, and the latest information from the New York Times all but confirms that Facebook has serious intentions to join the crypto spac...More..

Amazon's new waste-reduction strategy: Deliver only once per week
by | Saturday, March 02, 2019

Amazon's new waste-reduction strategy: Deliver only once per week

The option is part of Amazon's Shipment Zero initiative-a vision to make half of all the company's shipments carbon neutral by 2030. Customers can also switch around their Amazon Day from week to week if thei...More..

Smith's won't accept Visa credit cards starting on April 3
by | Saturday, March 02, 2019

Smith's won't accept Visa credit cards starting on April 3

Mike Schlotman, Kroger's chief financial officer, said that the retailer will not stand for these fees as Visa sometimes charges the chain twice as much as other cards do. Together with Foods Co, nearly 142 s...More..

Amazon to open non-Whole Foods grocery chain
by | Saturday, March 02, 2019

Amazon to open non-Whole Foods grocery chain

Additionally, its expansion might not take very long, as Amazon is reportedly considering acquiring regional grocery chains that oversee at least a dozen stores. It is also uncertain what format of cashing ou...More..

'Emotional Support Animal' Mauls 5-Year-Old Girl At Airport, Lawsuit Claims
by | Saturday, March 02, 2019

'Emotional Support Animal' Mauls 5-Year-Old Girl At Airport, Lawsuit Claims

She eventually boarded a later flight without the dog. The girl's mother and older sister went to get coffee nearby as Gabriella and her 13-year-old brother waited at the gate, Stavley said. Stavley said he hop...More..

Cannabis supplements to surge while THC products offer 'social lubrication' - Euromonitor
by | Saturday, March 02, 2019

Cannabis supplements to surge while THC products offer 'social lubrication' - Euromonitor

These compounds, with the addition of heat, easily become the more commonly known cannabinoids CBG, THC, and CBD . Plus, he added, there is "the possibility of new therapies based on novel cannabinoids: the ...More..

Aston Martin beats car-sales goal, bullish on 2019 growth
by | Saturday, March 02, 2019

Aston Martin beats car-sales goal, bullish on 2019 growth

Revenues surged by 25 per cent to a record level of nearly £1.1bn at luxury vehicle maker Aston Martin during its latest financial year. The automaker, which floated on the London Stock Exchange a year ago,...More..

Volvo’s Polestar 2 EV Revealed With 402 HP And 500 KM Range
by | Saturday, March 02, 2019

Volvo’s Polestar 2 EV Revealed With 402 HP And 500 KM Range

Essentially, Polestar is the performance sub-brand of Volvo and it's been teasing electric performance cars for the past year or so. Polestar brings a large, portrait-oriented display screen, as in the T...More..

Lyft IPO filing shows surging revenue, widening losses
by | Friday, March 01, 2019

Lyft IPO filing shows surging revenue, widening losses

It will join New York's Nasdaq and its stock market symbol will be Lyft. Its IPO could come as soon as early April. Lyft said that a year ago it had 30.7 million riders and 1.9 million drivers in the more t...More..

Gap to close 230 stores over the next two years
by | Friday, March 01, 2019

Gap to close 230 stores over the next two years

Art Peck, president and chief executive of Gap Inc , said the company knows "what we need to do to win". Gap plans to restructure its brand speciality fleet and revitalize brand health, and that includes the...More..

Sports goods chain Decathlon withdraws runner’s hijab
by | Friday, March 01, 2019

Sports goods chain Decathlon withdraws runner’s hijab

For years, rights groups have argued that France's secular laws foster Islamophobia and discriminate against Muslim women. In 2004, France barred the hijab , which covers the hair but leaves the face open,...More..

Cuomo Leads Push For Amazon To Reconsider NYC
by | Friday, March 01, 2019

Cuomo Leads Push For Amazon To Reconsider NYC

Bezos, over the past two weeks, according to two people with knowledge of the efforts. A small group of politicians put their own narrow political interests above their community - which poll after poll showe...More..

Walmart is getting rid of greeters; disabled workers anxious
by | Friday, March 01, 2019

Walmart is getting rid of greeters; disabled workers anxious

Customer hosts with additional responsibilities, such as security and assisting shoppers, will replace the greeters, and must be able to lift 25 pounds and stand for long periods-impossible for many people with...More..

Volvo unveils the all-electric 5-seat Polestar 2 sedan
by | Friday, March 01, 2019

Volvo unveils the all-electric 5-seat Polestar 2 sedan

The all-wheel-drive electric powertrain produces 300 kilowatts (408 hp) and can sprint from zero to 62 miles per hour in under 5 seconds. Meant to be more widely offered and attainable than the Polestar 1 , ...More..

Pakistan to free Indian pilot in goodwill gesture
by | Friday, March 01, 2019

Pakistan to free Indian pilot in goodwill gesture

Modi made no mention of the pilot . According to the Indian military Jaish-e-Mohammed, which India blames for a suicide bombing earlier this month which killed at least 40 troops, was targeted by twelve ...More..

YouTube to disable comments on videos featuring all minors
by | Friday, March 01, 2019

YouTube to disable comments on videos featuring all minors

The new rules will take several months to implement, it added. The change will take place over several months, a YouTube spokesperson told PCMag in an email. The post by Watson sparked a series of news report...More..

Hyundai, Kia recalls over 500000 vehicles as fire risk spreads
by | Friday, March 01, 2019

Hyundai, Kia recalls over 500000 vehicles as fire risk spreads

The largest of three recalls posted on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration website Thursday covers almost 379,000 Kia Soul small SUVs from 2012 through 2016 with 1.6-liter engines. The proble...More..

Tesla to close stores, take orders for a US$35,000 Model 3
by | Friday, March 01, 2019

Tesla to close stores, take orders for a US$35,000 Model 3

A steep price cut will undoubtedly hurt margins and Elon touched on this during the media call saying, "It is excruciatingly hard to make this vehicle for $35,000 and still be financially sustainable". To help ...More..