• Tesla BLOW: Firm to SHUT DOWN stores amid fears of United Kingdom cuts
Tesla BLOW: Firm to SHUT DOWN stores amid fears of United Kingdom cuts

The new plan, which Musk admitted was a "difficult" decision, flies in the face of the rest of the auto industry, where nearly all of the estimated 79 million new cars sold globally in 2017 were purchased through vast networks of motor dealerships.

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  • India says no plan to impose retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods
India says no plan to impose retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods

In a letter to congressional leaders, Trump is reported to have said on Monday, "I am providing notice of my intent to terminate the designation of India as a beneficiary developing country under the GSP program". The decision to remove India was directed by the USA president. Last year India retaliated to those tariff hikes by raising impo...

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  • U.S. shares falter, investors await U.S.-China trade deal
U.S. shares falter, investors await U.S.-China trade deal

Stocks were initially higher this morning after the Wall Street Journal reported that the US and China are close to a deal that could de-escalate trade tensions between the world's two biggest economies. On its face, the mechanism looks similar to previous negotiating efforts the USA and China used to discuss trade issues - and that the Tru...

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  • Southwest Airlines Launches Flights to Hawaii
Southwest Airlines Launches Flights to Hawaii

Rival airlines are expected to start cutting prices to Hawaiian destinations in response to Southwest's ticket sales. Southwest Airlines has announced its service to the Hawaiian Islands is now on sale with flights as low as $49 - which could allow travelers extra money to pack in more excursions, luaus and frozen drinks.

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  • Results of the Mega Million Lottery - Did You get Your Powerball?
Results of the Mega Million Lottery - Did You get Your Powerball?

The Gold Mega Ball is 21, and the Megaplier is 2. With the Powerball jackpot now at $ 381 million USD , Nigerians are eager to take a chance at winning that jackpot. The Quick Check on 600 New Brunswick Avenue in Phillipsburg sold the ticket carrying a $265 million jackpot. And yes, even massive jackpot winners fail to claim their prizes.

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  • Tesla Model 3 Lifts Electric Cars Sales
Tesla Model 3 Lifts Electric Cars Sales

Musk hasn't said how many components it will share with the Model X , and we're not sure whether it will include the larger vehicle's "falcon wing" doors (which have proved tricky to engineer in the past, and may not be feasible for a smaller, more affordable car).

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  • Volvo’s Polestar joins electric vehicle race to rival Tesla 3
Volvo’s Polestar joins electric vehicle race to rival Tesla 3

The Polestar 2 will act as a volume-selling model for the brand, taking the fight up to the likes of the Tesla Model 3 which is due to arrive in Australia this year. "And with Polestar 2 we bring an exciting premium electric vehicle that will broaden the choice on offer in exactly this segment". Further tech, such as numerous connected servic...

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  • THC, Farm Bill, and More - Cannabis Highlights for the Week
THC, Farm Bill, and More - Cannabis Highlights for the Week

Global CBD-packaged food sales will double over the next two years as consumer awareness about the cannabinoid's benefits grows and as THC products become more mainstream, meaning that outcome-based products containing parts of cannabis will dominate the market and blur the boundaries between food and consumer health.

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  • The Aston Martin Valkyrie's Hybrid V-12 Powertrain Makes 1160 HP
The Aston Martin Valkyrie's Hybrid V-12 Powertrain Makes 1160 HP

Not only do these figures make the Valkyrie's engine the most powerful naturally aspirated motor ever fitted to a road auto, but they also make it the most power-dense with 153.8 horsepower per liter-better than even many turbocharged engines.

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  • MSCI confirms increase in weightage of Chinese A-shares to 20%
MSCI confirms increase in weightage of Chinese A-shares to 20%

Asian shares rose on Friday, driven by a rally in Chinese markets after index publisher MSCI announced it would boost the proportion of mainland shares in its global benchmarks, while strong US economic data helped the dollar higher. "News that President Trump walked out of the meeting with Supreme Leader Kim, because the two sides couldn't reach a...

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  • After backlash, Walmart pledges to make ‘every effort’ to keep disabled greeters
After backlash, Walmart pledges to make ‘every effort’ to keep disabled greeters

Walmart has since said it would extend the deadline for greeters with disabilities, but did not specify for how long. Walmart told greeters around the country last week that their positions would be eliminated on April 26 in favor of an expanded, more physically demanding "customer host" role.

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  • Seat unveils el-Born concept ahead of Geneva Motor Show debut
Seat unveils el-Born concept ahead of Geneva Motor Show debut

Named after a neighbourhood in Seat's home town of Barcelona, the concept will be built at VW Group's Zwickau plant in Germany alongside the conglomerate's other electric vehicles. Cooling vents are placed lower down the vehicle's front, providing air to the battery pack and so streamlining airflow over the front of the vehicle.

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  • Trump warns conservatives against 'socialist nightmare' in fiery 2-hour speech
Trump warns conservatives against 'socialist nightmare' in fiery 2-hour speech

At one point, Trump regaled the crowd with a story about a general he said was named "Raisin Caine" (it wasn't immediately clear who he was referring to). "I think it's really something that they should promote". "When the wind stops blowing, that's the end of your electric", the president joked. "And it's a very, very delicate balance", Trump sa...

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  • U.S. crude oil imports, exports down last week
U.S. crude oil imports, exports down last week

The daily average exports of crude oil over the past four weeks were about 3.1 million barrels, up by 1.5 million b/d year-on-year. The U.S. Energy Department said on Thursday it was offering up to 6 million barrels of crude from national emergency reserves to raise funds to modernize the U.S.

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  • New York Lawmakers Reportedly Aggressively Trying To Win Amazon Back
New York Lawmakers Reportedly Aggressively Trying To Win Amazon Back

The appeal aligns with efforts by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo (D) to try to talk the company into returning to negotiations, including by placing a call to Bezos , according to the Times . Many of those signing on to the letter - including public-housing leaders, unions like Local 32BJ of the Service Employees International Union and the Building and Co...

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  • Canopy Growth adds Martha Stewart as hemp, CBD product adviser
Canopy Growth adds Martha Stewart as hemp, CBD product adviser

Canopy, in partnership with Sequential Brands Group (NASDAQ: SQBG ), confirmed the new role for the celebrity businesswoman and television personality. (As a convicted felon , it's unclear whether Stewart can get involved with weed companies in the United States.) To start, the lifestyle maven will help develop a line of CBD-based foods for anim...

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  • Gap to shut shops and hive off Old Navy
Gap to shut shops and hive off Old Navy

In a statement, Gap Inc . said Old Navy and the rest of the Gap brands have been attracting different customers and require different strategies. The brand, which found a way to offer low price clothing but with a splash of fun, has continued to grow even as The Gap and Banana Republic, both mall-based, have struggled for years: in 2018, compar...

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  • Uber, Lyft to offer drivers shares in stock market listing
Uber, Lyft to offer drivers shares in stock market listing

The stock will list on the NASDAQ under the ticker "LYFT", a process expected to take place as soon as April. The unveiling came almost three months after the San Francisco company filed confidential documents for its initial public offering of stock.

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  • YouTube disables comments on videos featuring kids after predators scare
YouTube disables comments on videos featuring kids after predators scare

YouTube said it will ban comments on virtually all videos featuring young minors amid concerns over child predators. The new classifier does not affect the monetization of user's videos. This move comes off a number of worldwide reports exposing paedophilic content contained within the comments of videos that are targeted at minors.

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  • Oil price tumbles after Trump tells OPEC to ‘relax’
Oil price tumbles after Trump tells OPEC to ‘relax’

United States crude oil production has hit a record 12 million barrels per day (bpd), an increase of more than 2 million bpd since early 2018. Crude oil prices were slightly higher early Tuesday as they appeared to bounce after Monday's decline, analysts said.

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