Discover Sono Motors’ vision of the electric car at Disrupt Berlin

Discover Sono Motors’ vision of the electric car at Disrupt Berlin

New car makers have been popping up left and right. But instead of creating yet another Tesla-like company, German company Sono Motors is working on something completely new — a solar-powered car. That’s why I’m excited to announce that the company’s co-founder and CEO Laurin Hahn will join us at TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin. Sono Motors…
Major UK union backs calls for new Brexit referendum

Major UK union backs calls for new Brexit referendum

By JILL LAWLESS Sep. 04, 2018 LONDON (AP) — One of Britain's biggest trade unions on Tuesday joined calls for a new public vote on leaving the European Union, saying voters were misled during the 2016 referendum campaign. The GMB union, which has more than 600,000 members, said "the promises that were made during the…
GM to slash jobs and production, cancel some car models: sources

GM to slash jobs and production, cancel some car models: sources

DETROIT/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - General Motors Co will cut car production, stop building several low-selling car models, and slash its North American workforce, sources said on Monday, marking...
As job openings reach unprecedented levels, so does quitting

As job openings reach unprecedented levels, so does quitting

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER Sep. 11, 2018 WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers advertised the most jobs on record in July, and the number of workers quitting their jobs also hit a new all-time high. Americans are increasingly taking advantage of a tight labor market to find new, often higher-paying jobs. That could help push up wages…
Hiring picks up as unemployment remains at near 18-year low

Hiring picks up as unemployment remains at near 18-year low

WASHINGTON (AP) — The pace of hiring in the United States quickened in August, and wages grew at their fastest pace in nine years — evidence that employers remain confident despite the Trump administration's ongoing conflicts with its trading partners. The economy added a strong 201,000 jobs, and the unemployment rate stayed at 3.9 percent,…
British Steel risks collapse with 25,000 jobs at stake

British Steel risks collapse with 25,000 jobs at stake

LONDON (Reuters) - British Steel, the country’s second largest steel producer, is on the brink of collapse unless the government agrees to provide an emergency 30 million...
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Canadian gold mine owner seeks damages from Greece

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Canadian gold mining firm Eldorado Gold is seeking 750 million euros ($875 million) in damages from the Greek state over delays in permits for mining work in the north of the country. The company said Tuesday the move through its Greek subsidiary, Hellas Gold, is a “good-faith attempt” to resolve the…
Man forced to ground by gunman accuses police of profiling

Man forced to ground by gunman accuses police of profiling

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago man is accusing the city's police of profiling and not doing their jobs after he was accosted by a gunman who accused him of trying to break into his car. Twenty-year-old Jermayne Smith, an African-American, says he was headed to his car a little over a week ago after returning…
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Amazon to Create More Than 100K New Full Time Jobs with Benefits Over Next...

Already one of the country’s biggest employers, Amazon plans to grow its full-time U.S.-based workforce from 180,000 in 2016 to over 280,000 by mid-2018 Over 9,000 employees have...
Utility truck rack manufacturer plans Kentucky facility

Utility truck rack manufacturer plans Kentucky facility

ALBANY, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky officials say a utility truck rack manufacturer has decided to invest more than $1.3 million and create 25 full-time jobs at a facility in Clinton County. Gov. Matt Bevin's office says Rack-It Truck Racks Inc. plans to purchase and upgrade an existing facility in Albany in southern Kentucky. State officials…

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