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Tesla Model 3 recall over rear camera connection

Dec. 30, 2021 10:22 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Tesla is recalling certain Model 3s because a coaxial cable for its backup camera can become worn and fail to transmit images to the dashboard console. All Model 3s from model years 2017 to 2020 are included in the recall, with as many as 356,309 cars affected,...

Lamont signs sweeping order on climate change, pollution

Dec. 16, 2021 14:33 PM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont signed a sweeping executive order aimed at reducing pollution and addressing climate change Thursday, a month after pulling back his support of a regional climate initiative amid concerns it would further increase gas prices. Under...

Proposed Nebraska mine might produce more rare elements

Dec. 14, 2021 21:04 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The company working to build a mine in southeast Nebraska to extract a rare element used to make steel lighter and stronger said Tuesday that it may also be able to produce some of the key ingredients needed to make the powerful magnets used in electric vehicles and other...

GM to upgrade Indiana foundry to support electric pickup

Dec. 10, 2021 10:12 AM EST

BEDFORD, Ind. (AP) — General Motors is planning a $51 million upgrade at its aluminum die casting foundry in southern Indiana to support manufacturing of the upcoming electric Chevrolet Silverado pickup. GM said it will install state-of-the-art equipment at its sprawling Bedford...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Nov. 29, 2021 09:03 AM EST

Cleveland Plain Dealer. Nov. 28, 2021. Editorial: Rocketing food costs are also harming the hunger safety net Eye-popping food price increases this fall, notably for meats, have taken a toll on many household budgets, especially for Thanksgiving. But...

Nuclear regulators uphold violations at Georgia reactors

Nov. 18, 2021 19:23 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Nuclear power regulators on Thursday affirmed giving greater scrutiny to two nuclear reactors being built at Georgia Power Co.'s Plant Vogtle after a special inspection found electrical cables were not properly separated. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission...

Key reason for supply shortages: Americans keep spending

Nov. 15, 2021 11:15 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Take a step back from the picked-over store shelves, the stalled container ships and the empty auto showrooms, and you’ll find a root cause of the shortages of just about everything. Even as the pandemic has dragged on, U.S. households flush with cash...

Spectrum Brands, Flowers Foods rise; Lordstown, Loews fall

Nov. 12, 2021 16:20 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Johnson & Johnson, up $1.95 to $165.01. The healthcare company is splitting its Band-Aids and Listerine division from its medical device and prescription drug business. Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings Inc., up $10.35 to...

Ford, Purdue partner on technology to speed up EV charging

Nov. 10, 2021 10:28 AM EST

Ford and Purdue University are partnering to develop a new charging station cable compatible with vehicle charging technology still being developed with hopes of making a broader transition to electric vehicles possible. Purdue researchers are trying to develop an...

New Zealand strait crossed for first time by electric plane

Nov. 01, 2021 01:01 AM EDT

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — As he made history by becoming the first person to fly across New Zealand's Cook Strait in an electric plane, Gary Freedman thought it only fitting that the first thing he saw when approaching the Wellington coastline was the rotating blade of a wind turbine...