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Biden blocks Chinese-backed crypto mining firm from land ownership near Wyoming missile base

Biden blocks Chinese-backed crypto mining firm from land ownership near Wyoming missile base

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Monday issued an order blocking a Chinese-backed cryptocurrency mining firm from owning land near a Wyoming nuclear missile base, calling its proximity to the base a “national security risk.
Small, well-built Chinese EV called the Seagull poses a big threat to the US auto industry

Small, well-built Chinese EV called the Seagull poses a big threat to the US auto industry

LIVONIA, Mich. (AP) — A tiny, low-priced electric car called the Seagull has American automakers and politicians trembling.
Small, well-built Chinese EV called the Seagull poses a big threat to the US auto industry

Small, well-built Chinese EV called the Seagull poses a big threat to the US auto industry

LIVONIA, Mich. (AP) — A tiny, low-priced electric car called the Seagull has American automakers and politicians trembling.
Amazon's self-driving robotaxi unit Zoox under investigation by US after 2 rear-end crashes

Amazon's self-driving robotaxi unit Zoox under investigation by US after 2 rear-end crashes

DETROIT (AP) — Amazon’s self-driving robotaxi unit is being investigated by the U.S. government's highway safety agency after two of its vehicles braked suddenly and were rear-ended by motorcyclists.
GM's Cruise to start testing robotaxis in Phoenix area with human safety drivers on board

GM's Cruise to start testing robotaxis in Phoenix area with human safety drivers on board

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors' troubled Cruise autonomous vehicle unit said Monday it will start testing robotaxis in Arizona this week with human safety drivers on board.
Roger Corman, Hollywood mentor and 'King of the Bs,' dies at 98

Roger Corman, Hollywood mentor and 'King of the Bs,' dies at 98

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Roger Corman, the “King of the Bs” who helped turn out such low-budget classics as “Little Shop of Horrors” and “Attack of the Crab Monsters” and gave many of Hollywood's most famous actors and directors early breaks, has died.
NFI Group wins contract with NJ Transit for up to 1,300 transit buses

NFI Group wins contract with NJ Transit for up to 1,300 transit buses

WINNIPEG — NFI Group Inc. says it has won a contract with New Jersey Transit Corp. for up to 1,300 Xcelsior transit buses. The company says it has received an initial firm order for 175 buses with the option to purchase up to 1,125 additional buses.
Flooding forecast to worsen in Brazil's south, where many who remain are poor

Flooding forecast to worsen in Brazil's south, where many who remain are poor

ELDORADO DO SUL, Brazil (AP) — More rain started coming down on Saturday in Brazil’s already flooded Rio Grande do Sul state, where many of those remaining are poor people with limited ability to move to less dangerous areas.
Red, yellow, green ... and white? Smarter vehicles could mean big changes for the traffic light

Red, yellow, green ... and white? Smarter vehicles could mean big changes for the traffic light

As cars and trucks get smarter and more connected, the humble lights that have controlled the flow of traffic for more than a century could also be on the cusp of a major transformation.
The United Auto Workers faces a key test in the South with upcoming vote at Alabama Mercedes plant

The United Auto Workers faces a key test in the South with upcoming vote at Alabama Mercedes plant

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — After 20 years at the Mercedes-Benz factory in Alabama, Brett Garrard said he is “not falling for the lies anymore” and will vote for a union.