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$1.6B parts plant for Honda electric vehicle batteries coming to Niagara Region

$1.6B parts plant for Honda electric vehicle batteries coming to Niagara Region

A Japanese company is building an approximately $1.6-billion plant in Ontario's Niagara Region that will make a key electric vehicle battery component as part of Honda's supply chain in the province.

US suggests additional tariffs if production of Chinese electric vehicles moves to Mexico

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is suggesting that additional tariffs could be put in place if the Chinese makers of electric vehicles try to move their production to Mexico to avoid newly announced import taxes.
Stock market today: Wall Street opens higher, adding to gains for May

Stock market today: Wall Street opens higher, adding to gains for May

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening slightly higher on Wall Street, putting the market a bit closer to the record high it set in late March. The S&P 500 edged up 0.
Statistics Canada reports wholesale sales down 1.1% in March

Statistics Canada reports wholesale sales down 1.1% in March

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says wholesale sales, excluding petroleum, petroleum products, and other hydrocarbons and oilseed and grain, fell 1.1 per cent to $81.4 billion in March.
Waymo is latest company under investigation for autonomous or partially automated technology

Waymo is latest company under investigation for autonomous or partially automated technology

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government's highway safety agency has opened another investigation of automated driving systems, this time into crashes involving Waymo's self-driving vehicles.
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.