Intel recently acquired Mobileye for $15 billion, and this acquisition has opened the road for over 100 local companies to foray into the automotive industry in Israel.
Indeed. Donald Trump's new auto rules have caused upsides. Interestingly, General Motors pledged to add hundreds of jobs in the next 12 months.
President Trump's rules and regulations on fuel is set to impact the auto industry and its customers significantly.
The 2017 Geneva Motor Show was a display of automotive wizardry and technological excellence combined into one big show-off. The public display of cars begging for consumer attention range from the fastest to the most luxurious of automobiles, and from production-ready vehicles to concept cars designed for future production. The auto show opened last week at the Palexpo Arena in Geneva, Switzerland and will run till March 19.
Lovers of Toyota Camry are in for a great excitement with the new 2018 Toyota Camry brand. The latest offer boasts of great features and specs that compare favorably with the competition from rival automakers. Since 2000, Toyota Camry has upgraded its brands to the delight of car enthusiasts all over the world, and they are already rearing to know the specs, price and release date of the new 2018 Toyota Camry.
Indications emerged last week at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show that Volkswagen and Fiat Chrysler may consider a merger soon. This became evident as Volkswagen CEO, Matthias Mueller, stated that he looks forward to having merger talks with Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne whenever the latter is ready. Both Volkswagen and Fiat Chrysler are auto rivals, but developments in the industry are forcing great auto companies to partner for consolidation purposes.
Due to the fact that Algeria is spending more on importing cars than it’s realizing from crude oil, the North African country is set to cut expenditures by producing local car models. Rather than continue to import popular car models, the country is set to start producing them locally to boost national needs. This becomes more crucial since the country is facing dwindling oil revenues which could not be wasted on importing cars in the face of the country’s economic needs.
Considering that millennials are believed to be self-aware and even self-centered, Chrysler has revealed a concept car at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2017 dedicated to them. Chrysler says it studied the wants and habits of millennials over a 20-year period before coming up with the Chrysler Portal, a car brand that potentially has all millennials want in a car. And to be clear, millennials are people born into the existence of the internet – having been born between late 1980s and early 2000s.
A trove of new Wikileaks documents reveal that the CIA is capable of committing “undetectable assassinations” by hacking into the computer systems of autonomous cars. While the CIA has neither confirmed nor debunked the allegations, a number of security experts said they know enough about the CIA to know that the agency could actually murder people by hacking into peoples’ cars. This has raised a number of concerns about the future of autonomous cars and how well they could protect their owners from hackers and malicious programs.
A 71-year-old woman from Philadelphia, Mary Clancey, has told the “absolutely insane” story of how a 140-pound cancerous tumor was removed from her. For 15 years, she thought she was gaining weight and dutifully watching her diet, until a recent CT scan revealed she had a massive tumor. Doctors spent 5 hours to get the tumor out; now Clancey is lighter and healthier.
President Donald Trump has nominated Dr. Scott Gottlieb as potential had of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) agency. Gottlieb is regarded as a conservative physician and businessman with extensive experience of how the pharmaceutical industry is run. In fact, many voices in the health industry call for the US Senate to approve his nomination for the job.
Athletics products-manufacturing company Nike has unveiled a new religious head-scarf for Muslim female athletes. The new performance gear is known as the Nike Pro Hijab. The sports hijab will come in three distinct colors and will be available in the market from next year.
A 2001-FDA approved cancer drug, Gleevec, has been hailed as the new wonder drug for adding at least 10 more years to the lives of cancer patients. Also known as imatinib, the drug was developed by Novartis Pharmaceuticals as a targeted drug to treat chronic myeloid leukemia (CML). A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine reveals that no additional health risks have been found for the drug nearly 17 years after its introduction into the market.
The Environmental Working Group (EWG) of the US Department of Agriculture, and the US Food and Drug Administration has ranked strawberries has having the highest rate of pesticides contamination in 2017. According to the EWG Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce, strawberries have the highest concentrations of pesticides in this year, followed by spinach. The group tested about 36,000 samples of fruits and vegetables, and found that about 70% of 48 farm produce contained pesticides contamination.
Thirty-six-year-old Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty, the world’s heaviest woman from Egypt has successfully undergone a bariatric surgery in India. Also known as weight loss surgery, bariatric surgery is doctors’ last resort to help individuals who are morbidly obese with attendant health risks. Eman Ahmed was reputed to be the heaviest person in the world at 500kg or 1,102 pounds of body weight.