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AP Source: General Motors and Bedrock real estate plan to redevelop GM Detroit headquarters towers

AP Source: General Motors and Bedrock real estate plan to redevelop GM Detroit headquarters towers

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors and real estate firm Bedrock will jointly study how to redevelop the automaker’s huge headquarters tower complex in downtown Detroit, a person briefed on the plans said.
Tesla is planning to lay off 10% of its workers after dismal 1Q sales, multiple news outlets report

Tesla is planning to lay off 10% of its workers after dismal 1Q sales, multiple news outlets report

DETROIT (AP) — After reporting dismal first-quarter sales, Tesla is planning to lay off about a tenth of its workforce as it tries to cut costs , multiple media outlets reported Monday. CEO Elon Musk detailed the plans in a memo sent to employees.
Germany's Scholz calls for fair competition and warns against dumping during China visit

Germany's Scholz calls for fair competition and warns against dumping during China visit

BEIJING (AP) — German Chancellor Olaf Scholz called for fair competition in trade relations with China while warning about dumping and overproduction as he spoke to students in Shanghai on Monday.
In the news today: Life returns to normal in Israel after Iran attack

In the news today: Life returns to normal in Israel after Iran attack

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to bring you up to speed on what you need to know today...
Insurance is high on frequently stolen vehicles. Here's how to reduce your premiums

Insurance is high on frequently stolen vehicles. Here's how to reduce your premiums

TORONTO — Looking for a break on car insurance premiums is often top of mind for drivers. And finding ways to reduce that figure is especially important now, when rampant thefts have led to higher insurance costs.
How O.J. Simpson burned the Ford Bronco into America's collective memory

How O.J. Simpson burned the Ford Bronco into America's collective memory

The Ford Bronco initially was conceived and designed for rugged outdoorsy types, a two-door means of escape to nature from the bustling cities of mid-century America.
Leave Canada? Sue automakers? Victims consider their options as auto thefts surge

Leave Canada? Sue automakers? Victims consider their options as auto thefts surge

As the Greater Toronto Area confronts an auto theft crisis, some residents are considering bold – or arguably radical – action.
North Carolina welcomes a historic visitor in Japan's Prime Minister Kishida

North Carolina welcomes a historic visitor in Japan's Prime Minister Kishida

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida cemented economic links and cultural amity with North Carolina on Friday, following up time in Washington during his official U.S.
Ford is under investigation for Bronco Sport gas leaks. US says its remedy doesn't fix the problem

Ford is under investigation for Bronco Sport gas leaks. US says its remedy doesn't fix the problem

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government's auto safety agency has opened an investigation into a Ford recall for gasoline leaks from cracked fuel injectors that can cause engine fires, saying in documents that the remedy doesn't fix the leaks.
US-China competition to field military drone swarms could fuel global arms race

US-China competition to field military drone swarms could fuel global arms race

As their rivalry intensifies, U.S. and Chinese military planners are gearing up for a new kind of warfare in which squadrons of air and sea drones equipped with artificial intelligence work together like a swarm of bees to overwhelm an enemy.