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Toyota CEO Akio Toyoda explains why he's not quite on electric vehicles - and what prompted him to do a 'happy dance'

Toyota CEO Akio Toyoda explains why he’s not quite on electric vehicles – and what prompted him to do a ‘happy dance’

Toyota CEO Akio Toyoda speaks during a small media roundtable on September 29, 2022 in Las Vegas. Toyota LAS VEGAS — Toyota Motor CEO Akio Toyoda said simply last week what he would like his legacy to be: “I love cars.” How well the 66-year-old racer, car enthusiast and company scion will be remembered when …

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The 3-pick guide to Clark Phillips No. 12 Utah ahead of Oregon State 42-16

The 3-pick guide to Clark Phillips No. 12 Utah ahead of Oregon State 42-16

Estimated reading time: 5-6 minutes SALT LAKE CITY – Utah safety RJ Hubert got close, saw the ball come into the end zone and ran for his life 70 yards after catching the Oregon quarterback’s pass State Ben Gulbranson. Hubert’s pick was the third of four interceptions of the day for the Utes, but one …

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Ford shares are up more than 70% since Jim Farley became CEO, but he still has a ton of work to do

Ford shares are up more than 70% since Jim Farley became CEO, but he still has a ton of work to do

Ford CEO Jim Farley poses with the Ford F-150 Lightning pickup truck in Dearborn, Michigan on May 19, 2021. Rebecca Cook | Reuters DETROIT — As Ford Motor’s new CEO, Jim Farley has promised more transparency on Wall Street as well as a clear plan for the future. At the time, Ford was considered behind …

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This illustration provided by Heming Zhang in September depicts some of the fossil fish, more than 400 million years old, which were found by researchers in southern China, announced in a series of studies published in the journal Nature on Wednesday. The fossils date back to the Silurian period when scientists believe our backboned ancestors, who were still swimming around on a watery planet, may have started evolving teeth and jaws around this time.

The prequel to “Jaws”? Fish fossil catches in China include oldest teeth ever

This illustration provided by Heming Zhang in September features some of the fossil fish, more than 400 million years old, that have been found by researchers in southern China, a series of studies published in the Nature magazine. Fossils date back to the Silurian period when scientists believe that our spiny ancestors, who were still …

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Ford to spend $700 million on Kentucky truck plant and create 500 jobs

Ford to spend $700 million on Kentucky truck plant and create 500 jobs

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — Even as it invests billions in electric vehicles, Ford Motor Co. is also making sure its gas-guzzling cash cows keep rolling off the line at the Kentucky Truck Plant in Louisville for many years to come. The Detroit automaker said Tuesday it will spend $700 million on equipment upgrades and create …

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Ford Unveils New F-Series Super Duty Trucks Designed to Boost Its Business and Software Services Business

Ford Unveils New F-Series Super Duty Trucks Designed to Boost Its Business and Software Services Business

2023 Ford Super Duty F-350 Limited Ford DETROIT — Ford Motor is redesigning a core product line, leveraging new software and connected data metrics, to boost profits in its commercial vehicle business. The Detroit automaker on Tuesday unveiled its 2023 F-Series Super Duty trucks, a line of vehicles ranging from large pickup trucks to commercial …

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Flood of new electric cars in China cost 20% more to insure than gasoline cars

Flood of new electric cars in China cost 20% more to insure than gasoline cars

In China, new energy vehicles are usually given green license plates, which are often easier for residents to apply for than the blue license plate of a traditional gasoline-powered car. CGV | Visual Group China | Getty Images BEIJING — As Chinese companies produce new electric cars, local insurance companies believe they are more expensive …

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Kristina Nokes receives a flu shot from Scott Kendall at Rite Aid Pharmacy in Murray on Aug. 7, 2012. Doctors believe this flu season might be a severe one in the U.S. after Australia's season just ended — and with it took 300 lives and caused 1,700 hospitalizations.

Flu Season and COVID-19: Here’s How to Avoid Infections This Fall

Kristina Nokes receives a flu shot from Scott Kendall at Rite Aid Pharmacy in Murray August 7, 2012. Doctors think this flu season could be serious in the United States after the Australian season has ended – and with it has claimed the lives of 300 people and caused 1,700 hospitalizations. (Scott G Winterton, Deseret …

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Convertibles plummet as automakers invest in electric vehicles

Convertibles plummet as automakers invest in electric vehicles

Ford Mustang 2024 Source: Ford Convertibles – once a sign of outdoor freedom, road trips and summer adventures – are disappearing as the auto industry shifts to fully electric cars and more rugged sport utility vehicles. Sales of traditional convertibles such as the Chevrolet Camaro and Ford Mustang, as well as roadsters such as the …

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