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Hyundai plans to invest $5 billion in the US in mobility technology

Drew Angerer | Getty Images News | Getty Images Hyundai Motor Co. said Sunday it plans to invest $5 billion in the United States by 2025 to further develop mobility technologies in areas such as autonomous driving, robotics and artificial intelligence. The investment comes along with the automaker’s recent announcement of a plan to spend …

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The economist says the US economy is “nowhere close to stagnation this year”

With turmoil in the markets, high inflation and impending hikes in interest rates that will make borrowing money more expensive, many Americans are wondering if the economy is headed into a recession. “It’s definitely a very high risk factor,” Goldman Sachs Chairman Lloyd Blankfein said last weekend, and consumers should be “prepared for it.” However, …

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USWNT, USMNT Get Equal Split World Cup Rewards in New CBAs

The men’s and women’s NFL teams’ unions have ratified new collective bargaining agreements with the NFL that include equal division of World Cup rewards, the union and the two unions announced Wednesday. The two CBA agreements will go into effect on June 1 and will run through the end of 2028. The US National Football …

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After the “Hippies” and “Beetle” buses, Volkswagen heads to America again

As Volkswagen looks to revive the Scout brand in the US, CEO Herbert Diess highlighted the decision, saying it represented an opportunity for the German car giant to “become much more American”. Volkswagen announced plans to relaunch the Scout as an all-electric pickup and “rugged” SUV last Wednesday, with prototypes due to be revealed in …

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How Amazon, American Airlines, and Subaru burn waste to generate energy

In Stanislaus County in Northern California, right next to a landfill, there is a company that manages waste in a completely different way: by burning garbage instead of burying it. An energy recovery facility operated by New Jersey-based Covanta Corporation uses steam to generate enough electricity to power 18,000 homes in the area. Part of …

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Vegetarian food stocks ‘Beyond Meat’, Oatly faces a reset

In this illustration, oat milk is shown on May 20, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois. Scott Olson | Getty Images Wall Street seems to be stumbling on vegan alternatives. Shares of Beyond Meat and Oatly have lost more than half their value this year. Stocks are relatively high-profile recent entrants to the general markets, prone to …

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Senate confirms economist Philip Jefferson to the Federal Reserve

Philip Jefferson speaks during a Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs hearing in Washington, DC, US, on February 3, 2022. The US Senate voted Wednesday by an overwhelming majority to confirm Philip Jefferson, economist and dean of Davidson College of the Federal Reserve. Ken Sedno | Bloomberg | Getty Images The US Senate …

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The iconic Mars Helicopter fell silent, leaving the anxious NASA team in the dark

Late last week, NASA ingenuity helicopter She managed to re-establish her connection with perseverance rover After a brief interruption of communication. The space agency says a looming winter is likely to blame, and is making adjustments as a result. On Thursday, Creativity – mercifully – sent a signal of perseverance after the intrepid helicopter missed …

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├śrsted pushes ahead with plans to grow corals on wind turbines

Besides their natural beauty, coral reefs play an important role in the natural world. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, about a quarter of the ocean’s fish depend on healthy coral reefs. Reinhard Dirscherl | Olstein Bild | Getty Images Danish energy company Orsted plans to try growing coral on offshore wind turbine …

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SafeGraph Data Broker Stops Selling Abortion Provider Information

People protest after a draft majority opinion written by Judge Samuel Alito is leaked, preparing for a court majority to overturn the abortion rights decision in Roe v. Wade later this year, in New York City, US, May 3, 2022. Yana Baskova | Reuters Online data broker SafeGraph said it has stopped selling information about …

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