Industrial Technology

Shell opens its first electric vehicle charging points

Oct 18, 2017

Royal Dutch Shell is opening its first electric vehicle recharging points at three gas stations in Britain, as one of the oil giant steps responds to a global push toward zero-emission vehicles

Autonomous cars head for the Big Apple

Oct 17, 2017

General Motors' Cruise Automation wants to begin testing autonomous vehicles in Manhattan next year

Volvo's electric car brand Polestar unveils first model

Oct 17, 2017

Volvo Cars' performance electric car brand, Polestar, has unveiled a four-seat coupe in lightweight carbon fiber as its first model, stepping up competition in a market dominated until now by Tesla

Greenpeace faults many tech giants for environment impact

Oct 17, 2017

The environmental group Greenpeace has issued a report giving technology titans like Samsung Electronics, Amazon and Huawei low marks for their environmental impact

US stock indexes post slight gains, extending winning streak

Oct 16, 2017

U.S. stocks posted modest gains Monday, extending a record-setting run into a sixth straight week

Markets Right Now: Stocks gain, extending a winning streak

Oct 16, 2017

Stocks are closing higher on Wall Street, extending a record-setting run into a sixth straight week.

Toyota to highlight reading of driver emotions at Tokyo show

Oct 16, 2017

Toyota to highlight technologies that analyze, anticipate drivers' habits and emotions at the upcoming Tokyo Motor Show

Shell to buy electric vehicle charging providers

Oct 12, 2017

Royal Dutch Shell has signed an agreement to buy NewMotion, an electric vehicle charging firm

Self-driving cars: Not ready yet, but new rules open a path

Oct 11, 2017

Although consumers can't yet get a self-driving car for themselves, the technology's long and windy road to market is getting shorter

Uber riders in Dubai can now select electric-powered Tesla

Oct 10, 2017

Uber's Dubai customers can now select Tesla electric-powered vehicles, stark contrast to emirate's gas-guzzling sedans

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