Biden administration to tap private companies, business groups for help in Covid fight

US President Joe Biden speaks about the 50 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine shot administered in the US during an event commemorating the milestone in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, DC, February 25, 2021. Saul Loeb | AFP | Getty Images White House officials on Friday will unveil a new partnership between […]

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Ford invests $1 billion in German plant, targets move to ‘all-electric’ passenger vehicles in Europe by 2030

GEORGES GOBET | AFP | Getty Images Ford is investing $1 billion in an electric vehicle production facility in Cologne, Germany, with the European arm of the automotive giant committing to go “all-in” on electric vehicles in the years ahead. In plans announced Wednesday morning, Ford said its entire passenger vehicle range in Europe would […]

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Several companies freeze operations as severe weather disrupts parts of US

Several companies, including FedEx Corp and General Motors Co, have taken a hit from bone-chilling weather that has gripped parts of the United States, causing power outages and gas shortages. A rare deep freeze sweeping southern U.S. states reached the northern part of neighboring Mexico over the three-day Presidents Day holiday weekend, leaving millions without […]

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