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WATCH Russian military police arrive in Manbij & Kobani after deal on Syrian-Turkey border (VIDEOS)

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RT’s video agency Ruptly has captured the arrival of Russian military to the Syrian frontier town of Kobani. Another unit was filmed arriving to Manbij, a key town some 30 km from the border with Turkey in the Aleppo province. The footage shows military police vehicles with Russian flags patrolling the streets of Manbij on Read More

Caterpillar cuts profit outlook as China construction sales slump

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(Reuters) – Industrial bellwether Caterpillar Inc (CAT.N) reported a drop in sales in the United States and China in the third quarter, leading it to cut its outlook for the year and adding to evidence that the global economy is firmly on the decline. FILE PHOTO: Caterpillar logo is pictured at the ‘Bauma’ Trade Fair Read More

China factory production key as Tesla reports Q3 results

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(Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) is conducting trial production runs at its new $2 billion China factory for the past several weeks and will sell some of the first cars from the plant to its employees, sources told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A gigafactory of electric carmaker Tesla Inc is seen in Shanghai, China October 18, Read More

UPDATE 1-Talks with EU could be alternative to auto import tariffs, U.S.’s Ross tells FT

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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross meets with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis (not pictured) at the Maximos Mansion in Athens, Greece September 5, 2019. REUTERS/Costas Baltas (Reuters) – New negotiations with the European Union could be an alternative to imposing tariffs on automotive imports next month, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has suggested Read More

Toyota’s luxury Lexus brand plans battery EV launch in 2020

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FILE PHOTO: Toyota Motor Corp’s Lexus brand logo is displayed at the 44th Tokyo Motor Show in Tokyo, Japan, November 2, 2015. REUTERS/Issei Kato TOKYO (Reuters) – Toyota Motor’s (7203.T) Lexus will launch its first all-battery electric vehicle next year, as the luxury brand races to market a battery-operated car amid growing competition to develop Read More

Highway deaths are down, but pedestrian fatalities rose in 2018

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Traffic deaths in the U.S. fell slightly in 2018 for the second straight year, the government’s road safety agency said Tuesday. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration attributed the 2.4% drop partially to technology in newer vehicles that can prevent crashes. A total of 36,560 people died on the nation’s roads in last year, the Read More

‘Permanent’ Turkey-Syria cease-fire possible as temporary peace agreement ends, Pence says

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The120-hour cease-fire agreement between Turkey and Syria ended Tuesday, and U.S. officials including Vice President Mike Pence were optimistic that a permanent peace deal could emerge after days of turmoil. The commander of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said its members have withdrawn from the20-mile-wide safe zone under Turkish military control, Pence said while speaking Read More

AUTOSHOW-To go big on EVs, Japanese car makers think super-small

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TOKYO (Reuters) – As global automakers race to put long-range electric vehicles on highways amid stricter emission laws, Japanese rivals are taking a niche approach and steering towards cheaper, pint-sized runabouts to make costly battery technology more accessible. FILE PHOTO: Toyota Motor’s logo is pictured at the 45th Tokyo Motor Show in Tokyo, Japan October Read More

Transit only: US troops pulled out of Syria & moved to Iraq are now asked OUT of the country

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US forces that crossed into Iraq after pulling out from Syria can only use its territory for transit and do not have permission to stay, the Iraqi military said on Tuesday. Hundreds of military vehicles carrying American troops crossed into the Kurdistan region of northern Iraq in a long convoy on Monday. The Iraqi statement Read More

Electric MINI to set Nurburgring track record without using brakes

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Germany’s famous Nurburgring racetrack is home to regular record attempts, typically set by the world’s fastest cars to test their cornering and braking ability and sheer power and acceleration. It’s the diverse selection of corners, dips and undulations in its 12.9 miles length that makes it such an appealing benchmark for performance vehicles. But British car Read More