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UK plans for self-driving cars threaten safety - insurance group

23 Oct 2020

LONDON British government plans that could allow self-driving cars on motorways as soon as 2021 would put lives at risk because the available automated technology falls well short of human driving capabilities, UK insurance group Thatcham Research said on Friday.

Pandemic e-commerce surge spurs race for 'Tesla-like' electric delivery vans

09 Sep 2020

Delivery fleet operators face regulatory pressure in California and other states to buy electric vehicles, but a surge in package deliveries thanks to coronavirus lockdowns has major firms itching to switch to electric right now. | Video

Factbox: Americans on lockdown pay more for groceries, clothes and appliances

02 Sep 2020

CHICAGO U.S. shoppers have been paying more than last year for a range of consumer goods during the COVID-19 pandemic, from eggs and deli meat to running shoes, according to a Reuters analysis of the latest pricing and sales data. | Video

Coffee, ketchup and Nike Air Max: it's the COVID consumer economy

02 Sep 2020

Instant coffee, ketchup, Lululemon yoga pants and Nike Air Max sneakers are all in. Bottled water, pricey diapers and Burberry luxury trench coats are out. | Video

Factbox: Americans on lockdown pay more for groceries, clothes and appliances

02 Sep 2020

CHICAGO U.S. shoppers have been paying more than last year for a range of consumer goods during the COVID*19 pandemic, from eggs and deli meat to running shoes, according to a Reuters analysis of the latest pricing and sales data. | Video

Toyota U.S. August sales fall 23% as pandemic weighs on inventory

01 Sep 2020

Toyota Motor Corp on Tuesday reported a 23% drop in U.S. new vehicle sales in August versus the same month in 2019, as a two-month industrywide shutdown of auto production in the spring to halt the spread of COVID-19, as well as an uncertain economic recovery, weighed on sales.

FACTBOX-Americans on lockdown pay more for groceries, clothes and appliances

01 Sep 2020

CHICAGO, Sept 1 U.S. shoppers have been paying more than last year for a range of consumer goods during the COVID-19 pandemic, from eggs and deli meat to running shoes, according to a Reuters analysis of the latest pricing and sales data.

Amazon orders 1,800 Mercedes-Benz electric vans for European deliveries

28 Aug 2020

Amazon.com Inc said on Friday it had ordered 1,800 electric vans from Mercedes-Benz for its European delivery fleet, as part of the online retailer's plans to run a carbon neutral business by 2040.

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