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Green energy takes hold in unlikely places with Ford project

Sep. 28, 2021 11:00 AM EDT

GLENDALE, Ky. (AP) — When Ford revealed plans to ramp up its commitment to the fledgling electric vehicle sector, the automaker chose to create thousands of jobs and pump billions in investments into two states where Republican leaders have vilified the push for green energy and defended...

Toyota banks on mobility technology for future growth

Sep. 28, 2021 10:24 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese automaker Toyota is revving up acquisitions in mobility technology, adding Renovo Motors Inc., a Silicon Valley software developer, to its Woven Planet team, which is working on automated driving. The addition, announced Tuesday, follows the...

Ford to add 10,800 jobs making electric vehicles, batteries

Sep. 27, 2021 19:49 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ky. (AP) — Ford and a partner company say they plan to build three major electric-vehicle battery factories and an auto assembly plant by 2025 — a dramatic investment in the future of EV technology that will create an estimated 10,800 jobs and shift the automaker's future...

Elon Musk, singer Grimes 'semi-separated' after three years

Sep. 24, 2021 16:43 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Elon Musk and singer Grimes have ended their romantic relationship after three years. The Tesla and SpaceX founder tells the New York Post's Page Six that he and the Canadian singer are “semi-separated.” But he says they...

NTSB seeks video, photos of fiery South Florida Tesla crash

Sep. 23, 2021 13:05 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. safety investigators are asking anyone who witnessed a fiery Tesla crash last week near Miami that killed two people to send them video or photos taken at the scene. The National Transportation Safety Board sent three investigators to the Sept. 13...

Ford invests in electric vehicle battery recycling company

Sep. 22, 2021 08:38 AM EDT

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Ford Motor Co. is investing $50 million in an upstart electric vehicle battery recycling company as the automaker moves to shore up its U.S. battery supply chain. The Dearborn, Michigan, automaker will invest in Redwood Materials, a Nevada-based...

Rural Nevada county details opposition to 'Innovation Zones'

Sep. 22, 2021 00:31 AM EDT

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — In their first public opportunity to voice concerns on a proposal to let tech companies that meet certain requirements create semi-autonomous jurisdictions called Innovation Zones, officials from Storey County dressed down the idea in a line-by-line fashion. ...

US probes Takata air bags in 200 models from 20 automakers

Sep. 21, 2021 14:39 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Over 30 million air bags in more than 200 models from 20 car and truck makers are being investigated by a U.S. safety agency because they have the potential to explode and hurl shrapnel. In a document posted Tuesday, the National Highway Traffic Safety...

Chevron, D.R. Horton fall; Pfizer, Brooks Automation rise

Sep. 20, 2021 16:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Monday: CBRE Group Inc., down $1.25 to $94.53. All Storage is considering a sale and reportedly working with the commercial real estate company. ...

NTSB to investigate Tesla crash in Florida that left 2 dead

Sep. 17, 2021 21:35 PM EDT

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Federal officials said Friday they will investigate a fiery Tesla crash that left two people dead in South Florida. Three investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board are traveling next week to Coral Gables, where a Tesla Model 3...