Tag Archives: General Motors

27Sep/17

Bombardier loses battle with Boeing

The U.S. Commerce Department has slapped preliminary anti-subsidy duties on Bombardier’s CSeries jets after rival Boeing accused Canada of unfairly subsidizing the aircraft. As Laura Frykberg reports, the move is likely to strain trade relations between the neighbours and cause problems in Britain where Bombardier’s Northern Ireland factory employs thousands. Continue reading

06Sep/17

U.S. House unanimously approves sweeping self-driving car measure

WASHINGTON, DC, UNITED STATES (SEPTEMBER 6, 2017) (HOUSE TV) – The U.S. House unanimously approved on Wednesday (September 6) a sweeping proposal to speed the deployment of self-driving cars without human controls and bar states from blocking autonomous vehicles. Continue reading

06Feb/17

Super Bowl ads getting too expensive – Adweek

Some companies don’t mind shelling out $5 million for a thirty second spot during the Super Bowl, but others find cheaper ways to advertise. Bobbi Rebell reports. Continue reading

05Jan/16

Lyft’s vision for an on-demand network of self-driving cars will mean fewer cars on the road

Lyft, an American ride-hailing service, announced on Monday that General Motors has invested $500 million in the company, and the companies together plan to develop a network of autonomous vehicles.
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25Aug/15

Africa keeps duty-free access to U.S.

This production line is making top range BMWs – but it’s not in Germany, it’s in Pretoria.

The auto industry in South Africa is a key one – it accounts for around 6 percent of the economy and 12 per cent of exports.

That could be about to rise – thanks to the renewal of a key trade programme.
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