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Williston park-and-ride lot off Interstate 89 gets permit

Nov. 13, 2021 14:45 PM EST

WILLISTON, Vt. (AP) — Construction is likely to start in the spring on a commuter park-and-ride lot at Exit 12 on Interstate 89 in Williston, after more than a decade of discussion and planning. A state permit was awarded this week to start construction, the Burlington...

Southern Indiana bus brings free supplies to local teachers

Nov. 06, 2021 00:04 AM EDT

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — It can get expensive for teachers to keep their classrooms stocked with school supplies, but a local foundation is assisting educators by offering free items ranging from markers to hand sanitizer. This school year, Greater Clark County...

Amid air quality concerns, districts embrace electric buses

Oct. 22, 2021 08:40 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — For several years, the Miami-Dade County Public Schools had toyed with replacing some of its 1,000 diesel buses with cleaner electric vehicles. But school leaders said the change would be too costly. Then 12-year-old student Holly Thorpe showed up at a...

Smartphone producer Foxconn announces electric car venture

Oct. 18, 2021 06:30 AM EDT

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The Taiwanese company that manufactures smartphones for Apple Inc. and other global brands announced plans Monday to produce electric cars for auto brands under a similar contract model. Foxconn Technology Group will produce cars and buses for...

Man sentenced in Sweden for corporate espionage for Russia

Sep. 15, 2021 09:43 AM EDT

STOCKHOLM (AP) — A Swedish court has sentenced a 47-year-old man to three years in prison for spying for Russia by handing over confidential information on the Swedish truck and bus maker Scania to a Russian diplomat in return for money over several years. The man,...