Autos

China Geely Auto's full-year profit jumps 18 percent, shares climb

5 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

China's Geely Automobile Holdings posted an 18 percent jump in annual net profit, driven by higher sales of its sedans and sports utility vehicles , but forecast flat sales...
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Florida man poised for guilty plea proceeding in New York

6 hours ago   |   National Post

NEW YORK - A Florida man who authorities say sent pipe bombs to prominent critics of President Donald Trump is expected to plead guilty Thursday. Cesar Sayoc is scheduled to...
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Michigan awards grants to 3 auto suppliers for expansions

12 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

State officials say three auto supply companies have received financial support from the Michigan Strategic Fund to expand their operations. The Michigan Economic Development...
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How big is 'Fortnite'? With nearly 250 million players, it's over two-thirds the size of the US population

How big is 'Fortnite'? With nearly 250 million players, it's over two-thirds the size of the US population

18 hours ago   |   Business Insider

"Fortnite" is stronger than ever, with nearly 250 million players. That's double what Epic Games revealed in June 2018, when just 125 million players were registered. It looks...
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Automakers Are Pursuing an Electric, Autonomous Future. But First: Massive Cuts

20 hours ago   |   Fortune

BMW has announced a $13.6 billion savings and efficiency plan that is largely intended to help it invest more in technology. This is becoming a familiar story in an auto...
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Trump Heads To Ohio, A Key Election-Year State

22 hours ago   |   NPR

On Wednesday President Trump heads to Ohio, a state where he promised residents that industrial jobs would come back. He is lashing out on social media after a high-profile...
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Danica Patrick to join NBC's Indy 500 team

1 day ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Danica Patrick will join NBC Sports' inaugural coverage of the Indianapolis 500 as an analyst alongside host Mike Tirico. Patrick retired from racing after...
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BMW warns profits will fall due to costs, trade uncertainty

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

By DAVID McHUGH FRANKFURT, Germany - German automaker BMW says its profits this year will be “well below” last year's due to higher raw materials prices, the costs of...
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Volkswagen's Skoda Auto: cannot repeat 2018 pay hikes in new round of bargaining

1 day ago   |   Reuters

Volkswagen's Czech unit Skoda Auto does not expect to repeat the strong wage growth agreed in 2018 again in the latest round of collective bargaining, a board member said on...
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Trump administration withholds report justifying 'shock' auto tariffs

Trump administration withholds report justifying 'shock' auto tariffs

1 day ago   |   Politico

A confidential government report has provided President Donald Trump with a legal rationale to impose heavy new tariffs on foreign cars as soon as this spring, a prospect...
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New Zealand bans all assault weapons immediately

New Zealand bans all assault weapons immediately

The ban includes assault rifles, high-capacity magazines and "military style semi-automatic rifles" like the weapons used in last Friday's attacks on two Christchurch mosques. Read more ...

Family seeks 'Disney-mad' nanny to dress as princesses for $53,000

Family seeks 'Disney-mad' nanny to dress as princesses for $53,000

Imagine getting paid $53,000 to babysit while dressed as a Disney princess. Read more ...

Part 4 of 4: Local organization working to end homelessness in KC

Part 4 of 4: Local organization working to end homelessness in KC

"reStart Inc" has served over 30,000 homeless individuals in 37 years Read more ...

Celtics fall to 76ers after building 11-point halftime lead

Celtics fall to 76ers after building 11-point halftime lead

Marcus Smart was ejected after shoving Joel Embiid in the back. Read more ...

Patriots owner Robert Kraft declines plea deal in prostitution case

Patriots owner Robert Kraft declines plea deal in prostitution case

Prosecutors have offered to drop misdemeanor charges against Kraft in exchange for fines, community service and an admission they would be found guilty should the case go to... Read more ...

Trump ramps up trade war, saying US will keep tariffs on China for a...

Trump ramps up trade war, saying US will keep tariffs on China for a 'substantial period'

US President Donald Trump put further pressure on trade war talks with China after indicating that tariffs on goods wouldn't be immediately lifted in the event of a deal. Trump... Read more ...

Flyers, Blackhawks, Sabres and Lightning to Europe in '19-20

Flyers, Blackhawks, Sabres and Lightning to Europe in '19-20

The Chicago Blackhawks and Philadelphia Flyers will open next season in Prague and the Buffalo Sabres and Tampa Bay Lightning will play two games in Stockholm as part of the... Read more ...

RFK speech, songs by Jay-Z, Cyndi Lauper being added to National Recording...

RFK speech, songs by Jay-Z, Cyndi Lauper being added to National Recording Registry

Songs performed by Jay-Z, Cyndi Lauper and a Robert F. Kennedy speech are among 25 recordings being inducted to the National Recording Registry. Read more ...

Lawsuit: Harvard 'shamelessly' profits from photos of slaves

Lawsuit: Harvard 'shamelessly' profits from photos of slaves

A woman has sued Harvard University, claiming the school has "shamelessly" turned a profit from images of two 19th century slaves she says are her ancestors. Read more ...

James Harden pours in 57, but Rockets fall to Grizzlies in OT

James Harden pours in 57, but Rockets fall to Grizzlies in OT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - James Harden scored 57 points but the Memphis Grizzlies outlasted Houston 126-125 in overtime Wednesday night, handing the Rockets only their second loss in... Read more ...