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Colorado man: Vegas solar site fire was clean energy message

Colorado man: Vegas solar site fire was clean energy message

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Colorado dentist accused of setting a fire that damaged a transformer at a solar power array outside Las Vegas last week told investigators he wanted to send a message supporting clean energy and denied his intention was sabotage,
Electric vehicles win truck, utility of the year awards

Electric vehicles win truck, utility of the year awards

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — Electric vehicles took two of three categories for the first time in this year's North American Car, Truck and Utility of the Year awards.
Canada cheers USMCA win as Trudeau wraps Mexico visit singing praises of free trade

Canada cheers USMCA win as Trudeau wraps Mexico visit singing praises of free trade

MEXICO CITY — Canada and Mexico basked Wednesday in the glow of a major trade win over the United States as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wrapped up a trilateral summit aimed at charting a course for North American excellence.
US official warns of risks posed by heavy electric vehicles

US official warns of risks posed by heavy electric vehicles

DETROIT (AP) — The head of the National Transportation Safety Board expressed concern Wednesday about the safety risks that heavy electric vehicles pose if they collide with lighter vehicles.
Whitmer headed to Europe, Davos to tout economic development

Whitmer headed to Europe, Davos to tout economic development

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will travel to Europe next week for a five-day trip to promote the state's recent economic developments and with hopes of attracting new businesses in the automotive and clean energy industries.
Edmunds highlights top car-tech trends from CES 2023

Edmunds highlights top car-tech trends from CES 2023

CES (formerly known as the Consumer Electronics Show) in Las Vegas tends to showcase vehicles and technology that are further out than one might find at a traditional auto show.
Uber public policy head wants Ontario to move 'faster and further' on gig economy

Uber public policy head wants Ontario to move 'faster and further' on gig economy

Uber's vice-president and global head of public policy wants Ontario to speed up its efforts to deliver gig economy legislation and act on its pitch to boost gig worker benefits.
U.S. President Joe Biden to visit Canada in March, PMO says as 'Three Amigos' meet

U.S. President Joe Biden to visit Canada in March, PMO says as 'Three Amigos' meet

MEXICO CITY — U.S. President Joe Biden will visit Canada in March, the Prime Minister's Office confirmed Tuesday as North America's three leaders gathered for the official start of the trilateral summit known as the "Three Amigos.
California faces budget deficit of $22.5B, governor says

California faces budget deficit of $22.5B, governor says

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California faces a projected budget deficit of $22.5 billion for the coming fiscal year, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Tuesday, just days into his second term. It’s a sharp turnaround from last year’s $98 billion surplus.
Feds propose 'student loan safety net' alongside forgiveness

Feds propose 'student loan safety net' alongside forgiveness

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is moving forward with a proposal that would lower student debt payments for millions of Americans now and in the future, offering a new route to repay federal loans under far more generous terms.
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