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Ford Motor plans to launch its self-driving vehicle businesses in 2022 with vehicles based on its Escape Hybrid crossover. Ford Ford Motor plans to launch its self-driving commercial business in 2022 with vehicles based on the Ford Escape Hybrid crossover, the company said Tuesday. The vehicles are the automaker’s fourth-generation self-driving test vehicles in partnership
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Health workers are dressing with protective suits and face maks. The collection of swab samples by medical staff in the drive-in testing center of San Filippo Neri hospital in Roma, Italy on October 19, 2020. NurPhoto | NurPhoto | Getty Images LONDON — Covid-19 is likely to become as “endemic” as the annual flu virus,
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High earners in New York and California could face combined federal and state tax rates of 62% under Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s tax plan, according to tax experts. While Americans earning less than $400,000 would, on average, receive tax cuts under Biden’s plan, the highest earners would face double-digit increases in their official tax
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A member of the medical staff treats a patient suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Slany Hospital in Slany, Czech Republic, October 13, 2020. David W. Cerny | Reuters The World Health Organization said Friday that Europe‘s coronavirus outbreak is “concerning” as the number of available intensive
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Ford is beginning production on the latest version of its F-150 full-size pickup truck, which is the bestselling vehicle in the United States and a crucial product for the automaker. Ford’s F-Series lineup of full-size trucks is the industry’s leading truck brand, and the F-150 makes up the lion’s share of sales. It has been
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A volunteer is injected with a vaccine as he participates in a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination study at the Research Centers of America, in Hollywood, Florida, U.S., September 24, 2020. Marco Bello | Reuters The Trump administration on Friday announced a deal with CVS Health and Walgreens to administer coronavirus vaccines to the elderly and
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Cruise Automation COO Dan Kan (l to r), Cruise Automation CEO Kyle Vogt and General Motors President Dan Ammann Tuesday, November, 20, 2018 at Cruise Automation offices in San Francisco, California.  Source: Noah Berger | General Motors Cruise, a majority-owned subsidiary of General Motors, plans to begin testing unmanned autonomous vehicles by the end of
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Coronavirus clinical trials from drug giants Johnson & Johnson and Eli Lilly hit a snag this week after safety monitors halted them over bad reactions from participants. J&J said Monday it paused the late-stage trial of its coronavirus vaccine candidate after a participant reported an “adverse event.” Less than 24 hours later, Eli Lilly said its
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A United Airlines airplane takes off at San Francisco International Airport. Gary Hershorn | Corbis News | Getty Images United Airlines on Wednesday posted a wider-than-expected third quarter loss as the coronavirus pandemic continued to hammer air travel demand, but the carrier trimmed its cash burn. Here’s how United performed compared with what Wall Street
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Billionaire investor Ron Baron believes Tesla will be a $2 trillion company following shares of the Silicon Valley automaker surging more than 400% this year. Baron, a longstanding Tesla supporter and shareholder, said Wednesday morning on “Squawk Box” that he believes Tesla’s vehicle sales will grow 50% annually in the coming years. Tesla’s current market
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Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks during a House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis hearing in Washington, D.C. Erin Scot | Pool | Reuters Health officials have struggled to convey the seriousness of Covid-19 to many Americans. President Trump’s rapid recovery from the disease, while welcome by
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Delta Air Lines passenger planes are seen parked due to flight reductions made to slow the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport in Birmingham, Alabama, U.S. Elijah Nouvelage | Reuters Delta Air Lines booked a $5.4 billion net loss for the third quarter after the coronavirus pandemic roiled what is usually the
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Gilead Sciences will have sufficient global supply of its coronavirus treatment remdesivir by the end of October, CEO Daniel O’Day told CNBC on Friday.  The comments came shortly after the publication of peer-reviewed final data from Gilead’s large-scale trial of remdesivir. It showed the antiviral drug helped Covid-19 patients who are hospitalized recover five days faster on
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A man in a surgical mask walks through Manhattan’s Broadway Theatre district after Broadway shows announced they will cancel performances due to the coronavirus outbreak in New York, March 12, 2020. Andrew Kelly | Reuters Broadway theaters will remain closed through May. The Broadway League, a trade organization representing producers and theater owners, announced Friday
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A medical worker takes a nasal swab sample from a student to test for COVID-19 at the Brooklyn Health Medical Alliance urgent care pop up testing site as infection rates spike on October 8, 2020 in New York City. Angela Weiss | AFP | Getty Images California-based lab test manufacturer GenMark Diagnostics announced Thursday that the Food
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Nikola founder Trevor Milton has sued a Utah businessman for defamation, accusing him of a “malicious campaign to harass” and discredit the billionaire by publicly accusing him over Twitter of sexually abusing women, according to the lawsuit filed Monday. David Bateman, the founder and CEO of software company Entrata, started tweeting about Milton in late September, posting
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