Germany bets on cheap tickets to help transport sector meet CO2 targets

Germany bets on cheap tickets to help transport sector meet CO2 targets

BERLIN, Nov 3 (Reuters) – Germany is to introduce a discounted ticket for public transport next year to encourage people to cut down on car driving and help the country to achieve its emissions targets. Berlin aims to become climate-neutral by 2045 and cut 65% of emissions by 2030 compared with 1990. The country has … Read more

Harley cruises past Q3 earnings forecast on improved shipments, shares jump 11%

Harley cruises past Q3 earnings forecast on improved shipments, shares jump 11%

Oct 26 (Reuters) – Harley-Davidson Inc (HOG.N) on Wednesday reported higher-than-expected profit, briefly sending shares up 11% as consumer demand for its popular bike models and price increases during the summer riding season boosted sales. Shares of the iconic motorcycle maker soared in early market trading after the company reported a 60% jump in quarterly … Read more

From burgers to bleach, stressed consumers buy cheap

From burgers to bleach, stressed consumers buy cheap

NEW YORK/LONDON July 26 (Reuters) – Some global consumers are showing signs of cracking, as shoppers stressed by record inflation stick to buying basics like food, bleach, cheap burgers, while those with bigger bank accounts are snapping up $50,000 pickup trucks. Investors are closely watching corporate results for signs economies are headed toward recession. But … Read more

China’s Geely launches electric pickup as urbanites embrace camping

China's Geely launches electric pickup as urbanites embrace camping

The Geely logo is seen on a rim at a car dealership in Shanghai, China August 17, 2021. Picture taken August 17, 2021. REUTERS/Aly Song/ Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SHANGHAI, July 12 (Reuters) – Chinese automaker Zhejiang Geely Holding (GEELY.UL) on Tuesday unveiled a new electric pickup truck, targeting growing … Read more

It’s time for Trump to ‘sail into the sunset,’ says Musk

It's time for Trump to 'sail into the sunset,' says Musk

US President Donald Trump pauses during address at campaign rally at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, US, August 2, 2018. REUTERS/Leah Millis/Files Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register July 12 (Reuters) – Elon Musk said on Monday it was time for Donald Trump to “hang up his hat and sail into … Read more