Yokohama factory reaches quarter century, 80 million tyre mark

Yokohama Rubber’s Salem factory in the USA recently reached two milestones – its 25th anniversary and the production of 80 million tyres. Tetsuro (Tex) Murakami, president of Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Virginia, LLC, described these as “two very significant achievements for Yokohama, particularly in the US.

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U.S. auto technician killed by exploding tire

It is unknown whether the explosion of the tire was caused by a problem with the equipment being used or was the result of human error

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Facebook partners with Uber for ride-hailing service via Messenger

Transportation on Messenger service will be available to select users in locations where Uber operates in the U.S.

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California drivers could riding in self-driving cars by 2017 – National

California regulators have unveiled a roadmap that would let consumers begin using self-driving cars, but manufacturers would have to prove the emerging technology is safe.

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VW ‘streamlines’ internal structures

The Volkswagen Group is streamlining its internal structures. CEO Matthias Müller has almost halved the number of direct reports he receives and new appointments to several posts will take effect in the first quarter of 2016.

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Google ‘gravely disappointed’ as California says cars must have steering wheels

California regulators have unveiled a roadmap that would let consumers begin using self-driving cars, though manufacturers would have to prove the emerging technology is safe before a licensed driver could get chauffeured around town

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CRTC approves roaming rate ‘tariffs’ Big Three can charge competitors

Decision from the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission has significant implications for the competitive structure of Canada’s telecom industry

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Canadian Tire recalling some ‘Holiday Collection’ brand Christmas lights

Canadian Tire has recalled 12 “Holiday Collection” brand products that may “pose a fire and shock hazard.”

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Does Justin Trudeau have a plan to reduce greenhouse gasses?

Is Trudeau’s statement, “We have a whole plan that will allow us to achieve what the previous government could not reach, that is to say, the reduction of emissions of greenhouse gases,” factually correct?

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