As more environmentally conscious Americans do their bit to help clear the air by paying up for an eco-friendly Prius or a sporty Tesla, a damaging form of polluted rain is falling in China.
Italian industrial production unexpectedly fell in March as output from the transportation industry dropped after the government phased out subsidies for the purchase of new cars.
United Parcel Service Inc., the world’s biggest package shipping company, said its forecast for profit this year would be at the low end of its projection as harsh winter weather forced costs higher.
Canadian stocks were little changed after three straight days of increases as Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. shares rose, offsetting a loss among precious metals producers.
Avianca Holdings SA, Colombia’s biggest airline, gained the most in three months after Grupo BTG Pactual named the stock as one if its top picks in the transportation industry.
The safety record of Tesla isn’t so bad compared to other new forms of transportation. Shareholders should be more concerned by plans to trim subsidies for electric vehicles.
For AT&T Inc., the decision to introduce natural gas vehicles to the company’s fleet in 2008 proved well-timed, as the price gap between gas and diesel soared to an all-time high that summer.
Ibrahima Capi Camara’s phone at the Grand Hotel de L’Independence in Guinea’s capital hasn’t stopped ringing since an Ebola outbreak began last month, for all the wrong reasons.
Dyah Apsari, a 55-year-old Indonesian woman in Saudi Arabia this month for Hajj, is the kind of customer Sun Life Financial Inc. is betting on for the insurer’s expansion in Asia.