Month: November 2018

1 Nov by admin

GM to end outgoing Silverado, Sierra production in 2019

DETROIT — General Motors is expected to end production of the outgoing Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra by the end of next year. GM CFO Dhivya Suryadevara on Wednesday said the company will begin winding down production of the previous-generation K2 crew cab models early next year, followed by double cab and regular cab models […]
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Trump, Birthright Citizenship, and the Mainstreaming of Unimaginable Ideas

With his promise to revoke, by executive order, the guarantee of birthright citizenship in America, President Trump has made the inconceivable possible. Most legal scholars appear to agree that the Fourteenth Amendment cannot be changed in the way that Trump proposes, but his vow has already elevated previously marginal arguments—they are now positions to be […]
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VW, Ford in talks on autonomous, electric vehicles, report says

FRANKFURT — Volkswagen AG and Ford Motor Co. are in “exploratory talks” to jointly develop self-driving and electric vehicles in a far-reaching strategic alliance meant to save the companies billions of dollars, according to a person familiar with the matter. The German and U.S. automakers are expected to provide an update on the progress of […]
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In Pittsburgh, Naftali Bennett’s Presence Highlights the Debate Between Netanyahu’s Government and American Jews

Within hours of the attack on the Tree of Life synagogue in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Naftali Bennett, Israel’s education minister—and also, since 2013, its self-styled minister of diaspora affairs—announced that he would travel there to meet with the local Jewish community and to participate in the funerals of those killed. “When Jews […]
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Aptiv’s Q3 net drops despite increase in sales as production falls in key markets

Aptiv PLC, a global automotive technology supplier, reported its sales grew 11 percent to $3.5 billion in the third quarter, despite lower production volumes in some of its biggest markets, especially China and Europe. “Strong launch volume … helped offset weakness in vehicle production,” said Aptiv CFO Joe Massaro, in a conference call on Wednesday. […]
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How cockroaches avoid becoming ‘zombies’ during wasp attacks

Vanderbilt University professor Ken Catania studied how American cockroaches can successfully fight off emerald jewel wasps.  (Vanderbilt University) A researcher at Vanderbilt University may have found out how American cockroaches can avoid their own “zombie apocalypse.” Ken Catania, a biologist and professor at the school, videotaped interactions between the roaches and their predators — emerald jewel […]