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SoftBank has invested €460 million into a German auto startup

SoftBank has invested €460 million into a German auto startup

Auto1 is virtually unknown to consumers except through its used vehicle buying arm Wir Kaufen dein Auto (We Buy Your Car) in Germany and similar names elsewhere. Revenues in 2016 came in at €1.5 billion (£1.3 billion). Following its investment, Softbank will own 20 percent of Auto1 while its founders will retain just over 30 percent, ensuring that together they have majority control. Consulte Mais Informação

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Black is the new……black as UK's favourite new vehicle colour

Black is the new……black as UK's favourite new vehicle colour

In a North/South divide, motorists in the North of England opted for white as their number one colour, 2 whereas those in the South preferred black. More than half a million black cars were registered in the United Kingdom (U.K.) during 2017, overtaking white for the first time in five years, according to recently released data from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) - a trade association for the U.K. Consulte Mais Informação

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Pensions - Articles - PPF will not be threatened by Carillion liquidation

Pensions - Articles - PPF will not be threatened by Carillion liquidation

The schemes' trustees will now begin negotiations to enter the Pension Protection Fund (PPF), which partly bails out members of defined benefit pension... Philip Green, the chairman of Carillion, said the company - which is also one of the government's partners on the HS2 high-speed railway - had been unable to secure funding to support its business plan. Consulte Mais Informação

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Microsoft's AI may have better reading comprehension than you

Microsoft's AI may have better reading comprehension than you

Artificial intelligence programs built by Alibaba and Microsoft have beaten humans on a Stanford University reading comprehension test. The Chinese tech giant's research unit, Institute of Data Science of Technologies (IDST), said it had developed a deep-learning model that attained a score of 82.44 in Exact Match on the Stanford Question Answering Dataset (Squad ). Consulte Mais Informação

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Community members call for independent investigation of Sen. Jeff Klein

Community members call for independent investigation of Sen. Jeff Klein

He has vigorously denied the accusation and says he welcomes an investigation. He has no plans of stepping down as the influential leader of the Independent Democratic Conference, a group of eight Democrats who caucus with Republicans. Krueger, who sits with the main Senate Democratic Conference, called for the Senate Ethics Committee to investigate the incident. Another lawmaker with whom Klein is romantically involved, Sen. Consulte Mais Informação

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BOJ ups views on 3 regions

BOJ ups views on 3 regions

Kuroda said in a speech to BOJ regional branch managers that core consumer inflation was "moving around 1 percent", a slight change from three months ago when he said core consumer prices were around zero. Shinichi Uchida, head of the BOJ's Nagoya branch in central Japan, said conditions for wage increases were falling into place as firms face intensifying labour shortages. Consulte Mais Informação

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Ford's Bringing Back The Mach 1 As An Electric Performance SUV

Ford's Bringing Back The Mach 1 As An Electric Performance SUV

Of the 40 electrified vehicles Ford plans for its global lineup by 2022, 16 will be fully electric and the rest will be plug-in hybrids, Jim Farley, president of global markets, said. "We see it as an increase in an important part of where we are going forward." That would be a distinct plus considering that Ford, like virtually all manufacturers, loses money on every electrified vehicle it sells. Consulte Mais Informação

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Independiente confirms Ezequiel Barco exit amid links to Atlanta United

Independiente confirms Ezequiel Barco exit amid links to Atlanta United

He also played an integral part of Independiente's Copa Sudamericana success, stepping up and burying a penalty in composed fashion during the second leg of the final, despite being just 18. Citing sources, ESPN reported Independiente agreed to sell Barco for $15 million - which would shatter the record for an MLS transfer fee - plus 30 percent of any future transfer before December 2019, or 10 percent if Atlanta United sells him after that. Consulte Mais Informação

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Acidente em rodovia de Minas Gerais faz 13 mortos

Acidente em rodovia de Minas Gerais faz 13 mortos

A prefeitura de Catolé do Rocha decretou luto oficial de três dias . No início da tarde de ontem, a PRF liberou parcialmente o trânsito da pista no sentido de Montes Claros para Salinas. "A situação lá é muito triste". O caminhão de Franca se arrastava de lado pela pista quando bateu na lateral de um ônibus de Patu (RN), o que provocou a queda do caminhão de Jardinópolis, que estava sendo transportado pelo caminhão de Franca que invadiu a contramão. Consulte Mais Informação

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