Month: January 2021

An International truck is parked in front of a Navistar facility on April 17, 2018 in Melrose Park, Illinois. Scott Olson | Getty Images DETROIT — General Motors will supply Navistar International with fuel-cell electric vehicle technology for a new semitruck, adding to the automaker’s growing tie-ups in the emerging market. The companies are billing
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The U.S. rotary rig count increased by six to 384 drilling units this week, Baker Hughes Co. (NYSE: BKR) reported Friday. In its weekly count of operating rigs Baker Hughes noted that all six of the additional U.S. drilling units are oil rigs, a subset that now totals 295. The U.S. gas and miscellaneous rig
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Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on Saturday. Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast player to guarantee
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January 29th, 2021 by Rocky Mountain Institute  Courtesy of Rocky Mountain InstituteBy Katie Siegner, Kevin Brehm, Mark Dyson Register for a webinar on Wednesday, February 10, with RMI authors and community leaders from the projects highlighted in the three case studies to learn more about how to effectively foster wind and solar project developments locally.
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Institutional Investor Hall of Famer Richard Bernstein warns retail investors will pay a big price for getting caught up in speculative trades. Bernstein, who has spent decades on Wall Street, cites the democratization of the market as a critical contributor to the excessive euphoria. He worries naiveté will ultimately put amateurs in difficult positions. “Bubbles show
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(Bloomberg) — Oil edged lower on Friday alongside a broader market decline as the recovery in consumption remains uncertain. The dip capped a third straight week with New York futures stuck near $52 a barrel. U.S. equities weakened amid lingering concerns over volatile retail trading. While Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine breakthrough allayed some worries
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January 28th, 2021 by Zachary Shahan  We’ve been covering automakers’ electrification plans for several years. Today, we got a gem from GM. The automaker that proudly brought the Chevy Bolt EV to market before anyone else had a semi-affordable electric car on the market with that much range has now dropped a new marker in
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(Bloomberg) — Oil declined the most in nearly a week with the spread of new Covid-19 variants and tighter lockdown measures weighing on nascent hopes of a demand recovery. Futures in New York fell nearly 1% after choppy trading earlier on Thursday. The coronavirus variant identified in South Africa is reported to have reached the U.S. At
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The co-CEO of DSM stressed the deep connection between climate change and food systems on Thursday, emphasizing the importance of moving fast and using technology to tackle the challenges they create. Speaking to CNBC’s “Squawk Box Europe”, Geraldine Matchett said food systems were “one of the big causes of climate change, with about 25% of
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(Bloomberg) — Oil erased most of its gains as futures traded in tandem with broader markets, with demand concerns prevailing over the biggest drop in U.S. crude supplies since last summer. While futures in New York closed 0.5% higher on Wednesday, a weaker U.S. equity market ultimately pushed the benchmark down in after-market trading. A meaningful recovery
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