UK adds nine more COVID symptoms to official list as its struggles with record case load

The official list of symptoms of COVID-19 has been expanded in the UK, where cases are currently running at the highest level since the start of the pandemic. The National Health Service added nine new symptoms to the list of just three, including sore throat, fatigue and headache, as the Guardian reported. About1 in 13 … Read more

Ford’s first quarter sales fall 17% as automaker battles chip shortage

An employee works on the 40 millionth Ford Motor Co. F-Series truck on the assembly line at the Ford Dearborn Truck Plant on January 26, 2022 in Dearborn, Michigan. Jeff Kowalsky | AFP | Getty Images DETROIT – Ford Motor’s US sales of new vehicles declined 17% during the first quarter, including a 26% slide … Read more

Airlines cancel hundreds of weekend flights as storms sweep through Florida

A Southwest Airlines jet sits at a gate at Orlando International Airport in Orlando, Florida, US, October 11, 2021. Joe Skipper | Reuters Airlines canceled hundreds of weekend flights and thousands more were delayed as thunderstorms in Florida slowed traffic in one of the country’s top travel destinations during spring break. More than 5,900 US … Read more

Machining start-up Hadrian raises $90 million from Andreesen, Lux

The exterior of the company’s factory in Hawthorne, California. Hadrian Machine-parts start-up Hadrian Automation raised $90 million in a new round of funding led by venture firms Lux Capital and Andreessen Horowitz, as the company works to build largely-automated factories to transform the aerospace supply chain. “We’ve launched Factory #1 and proven that we can … Read more

Tesla Gets a Big Win That May Cost Legacy Carmakers Millions

You’re here (TSLA) – Get Tesla Inc Report dominates the electric vehicle market, and its lead is likely to grow. That’s because the manufacturer of the Model 3 sedan and the Model Y SUV is one of the few automakers able to meet demand in the face of supply-chain disruptions and rising prices for raw … Read more

JetBlue urges flight attendants to accept assignments as it races to hire 700 people

JetBlue planes at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport Leslie Josephs | CNBC JetBlue Airways on Friday urged patience from its flight attendants as it races to hire hundreds of new employees before what it expects to be a monster travel season this spring and summer. “Please do not refuse an assignment you are … Read more

American Airlines will resume alcohol sales on flights April 18

An American Airlines flight attendant serves drinks to passengers after departing from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport in Texas. Robert Alexander | Photo Archive | Getty Images American Airlines said Thursday it will resume sales of alcoholic beverages on domestic and short-haul international flights next month, a plan it delayed almost a year ago because of … Read more

Oil suffers ‘spectacular’ collapse, falls into bear market territory just 5 days after settling at nearly 14-year highs

US and global benchmark crude oil entered bear market territory on Tuesday, just five trading days after they settled at their highest prices since 2008. “The collapse has been spectacular,” Fawad Razaqzada, market analyst at ThinkMarkets, in a market update. In Tuesday dealings, the front-month April West Texas Intermediate crude futures contract CL.1, -5.85% CLJ22, … Read more

Ford to address dealer concerns about separating its EV and legacy businesses

Ford CEO Jim Farley poses with the Ford F-150 Lightning pickup truck in Dearborn, Michigan, May 19, 2021. Rebecca Cook | Reuters Ford Motor dealer Marc McEver was taken back when he heard about the automaker’s plans to separate its electric vehicle and legacy businesses as part of a restructuring under CEO Jim Farley. The … Read more