October 21, 2020

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    Boston man indicted in $200,000 luxury car insurance fraud scheme

    A statewide grand jury has indicted a man from Holbrook, Boston after prosecutors said he was associated in a scheme of purchasing luxury cars with fraudulent financing in order to intentionally damage them, collecting over $200,000 of insurance proceeds in the process. The indictments charge Dion Augustin, 23, with seven counts of larceny of more […]

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    US prosecutor asks to keep men jailed accused of helping Ghosn’s escape

    A U.S. prosecutor on Monday urged a judge to keep a former Green Beret and his son jailed as Japan plans to officially seek their extradition on charges that they helped former Nissan Motor CEO Carlos Ghosn flee the East Asian country while awaiting trial. Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen Hassink said during a virtual hearing […]

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    Bid to avoid extradition over Ghosn’s escape is flawed interpretation, says U.S.

    U.S. prosecutors on Tuesday stated that a former Green Beret and his son, wanted by Japan for helping former Nissan Motor CEO Carlos Ghosn flee the country, were advancing a “flawed” interpretation of Japanese law to combat their extradition. Michael Taylor and his son, Peter Taylor, were arrested in Massachusetts last month at Japan’s request […]

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    NHTSA to review a petition concerning 500,000 Tesla vehicles

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) stated Friday it will review a petition asking the agency to officially investigate and recall 500,000 Tesla Inc vehicles due to sudden unintended acceleration reports. The petition includes 2012 through 2019 model year Tesla Model S, 2016 through 2019 Tesla Model X, and 2018 through 2019 Tesla Model […]

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    General Motors CEO to meet U.S. lawmakers over job cuts

    General Motors CEO Mary Barra plans to visit Capitol Hill next week to talk about its plans to stop production at five plants in North America in 2019 and slash up to 15,000 jobs, two congressional aides stated on Friday. The automaker has come under criticism from lawmakers from both major political parties, and from […]

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    General Motors wants Trump administration to support national electric vehicle program

    General Motors stated on Friday it wants the Trump administration to support a nationwide program to increase the sale of zero emission vehicles such as electric cars, even as the government has proposed ending California’s ability to need more clean vehicles. GM states a nationwide program modeled on California’s effort could bring 7 million electric […]

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    Technology company CEOs meet with Trump

    Donald Trump met on Monday with the heads of 18 U.S. technology companies including Apple, Amazon and Microsoft, seeking their assistance to make the government’s computing systems more effective. The White House wishes to upgrade government information technology systems, cut costs, get rid of waste and enhance service. Trump on Monday mentioned estimates that the […]

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    Lyft To Test Autonomous Rides In Boston With nuTonomy

    Ride-hailing service Lyft said it would start testing autonomous ridesharing in Boston in collaboration with the technology startup nuTonomy. Under the collaboration, nuTonomy and Lyft will team up to acquire insights into “all elements of ensuring a passenger’s comfort and safety” in self-driving vehicles, as per the joint statement. Lyft’s move comes after a similar […]

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    Volkswagen Settles 10 US State Environmental Claims For $157 Million

    Volkswagen stated on Thursday it has consented to pay $157.45 million to settle environmental claims from 10 American states concerning its excess diesel emissions, as the automaker plans to move past the scandal. The settlement spans states including New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and Washington, along with some customer claims. In last year, the German […]

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    Woman Killed And Husband Injured After Tree Falls On Car In Andover

    A North Reading woman was passed away and her husband injured when a tree fell onto their vehicle while driving in Andover. Massachusetts State Police verified that the woman was pronounced dead at Lawrence General Hospital following the incident on Route 125 near Wildwood Road. Her husband was taken to the hospital, he is injured […]

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    No to New Gas-Powered Cars by 2050, Eight US States and Five Countries agrees

    Beyond irrelevance on an international range, exactly what do Rhode Island as well as the Netherlands have in common? Both have governments that wish to outlaw sales of new gas- and also diesel-powered cars within 35 years. In fact they’re not the only one. Rhode Island as well as 7 other states of the USA […]

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