US automakers pledge huge increase in electric vehicles
WASHINGTON - Declaring the U.S. must "move fast" to win the world's carmaking future, President Joe Biden on Thursday announced a commitment from the auto industry to produce electric vehicles for as much as half of U.S. sales by the end of the decade.
Daily Crunch: Google reveals new designs and improved chip for Nest Cam and Doorbell
Hello and welcome to Extra Crunch for August 5, 2021. What goes up must come down.
...That's the lesson from Robinhood's stock this week. It shot higher yesterday. And today it fell sharply.
A New President Takes Office in Iran, Solidifying Hard-Line Control
President Ebrahim Raisi is a protégé of the supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, and his inauguration gives conservatives control of every part of Iran's government.
President Joe Biden pushes strategy to promote use of electric vehicles - Silicon Valley Business Journal
WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden on Thursday will roll out a strategy that uses tailpipe regulations to try to rapidly shift Americans from gasoline-powered cars and trucks toward electric vehicles - a central part of his plan to cut pollution that is heating the planet.
Kim Janey regrets vaccine passport comments, but remains opposed
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Biden to Set Goal for Half of All Vehicle Sales to Be Electric by 2030
President Joe Biden is launching a push on Thursday to curb vehicle emissions and set a benchmark for the U.S. to begin phasing out gas vehicles.
New York lawmakers' impeachment inquiry into Cuomo nearing an end
New York state lawmakers announced Thursday that their impeachment investigation of Governor Andrew Cuomo is nearing an end and have given him an 13 August deadline to provide any additional evidence over sexual harassment allegations.
Seven U.S. states with least shots make up half of COVID cases | amNewYork
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State Assembly's Impeachment Inquiry Into Cuomo Is 'Nearing Completion'
The State Assembly's impeachment investigation into Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is "nearing completion" and the body will soon consider "potential articles of impeachment" against him, the chair of the committee overseeing the inquiry said in a statement on Thursday.
Biden sets goal for 50% of new US vehicles to be electric by 2030
Joe Biden is setting a goal for half of all new US vehicle sales to be electric by 2030 while also tightening pollution standards for cars and trucks, in a barrage of action aimed at reducing the largest source of planet-heating gases in America.