Uber in Landmark Court Battle on Tuesday to Escape Strict Rules

BRUSSELS, Nov 28 – Uber will seek to convince Europe’s top court next week that it is a digital service, not a transport company, in a case that could determine whether app-based startups should be exempt from strict laws meant for regular companies. The European Commission is trying to boost e-commerce, a sector where the

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Five Things to Know About Mitsubishi Motors Scandal

TOKYO, April 28 – Automaker Mitsubishi Motors Corp (MMC) says it used non-compliant fuel economy testing methods in Japan for as long as a quarter of a century. Following are some details on the cheating scandal: * What did MMC do, and why? It rigged test data to overstate fuel economy readings of four mini-vehicle

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Red Bull, Aston Martin Team Up to Build Supercar

MELBOURNE, March 17 – Formula One outfit Red Bull and British luxury carmaker Aston Martin have announced a technology partnership to build an Aston Martin-branded supercar. Red Bull’s chief designer Adrian Newey will work with Aston Martin’s design boss Marek Reichman on the car, dubbed Project AM-RB-001, Red Bull said on Thursday. “This is a very

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