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8:57 PM ET Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS — Jimmie Johnson felt comfortable from his very first laps of Indianapolis 500 preparation. The seven-time NASCAR champion knows his way around The Brickyard — he won at Indianapolis Motor Speedway four times in a stock car — so not even a brush with the wall in an Indy
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Supplier American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings Inc. is exploring a potential sale, people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg. The company has hired an adviser to help with the process, the people said, asking not to be identified discussing private information. A leveraged buyout through a private equity firm is a likely option, one person
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9:41 PM ET Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS — Takuma Sato was the fastest driver at Indianapolis Motor Speedway before IndyCar drivers were given some extra boost for Friday’s practice. He was even quicker afterward — despite the incredibly gusty winds. The two-time Indianapolis 500 winner from Japan finished atop the speed chart for the third consecutive
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1:31 PM ET BARCELONA, Spain — While Mercedes were keen to downplay their improvements ahead of the Spanish Grand Prix, Red Bull boss Christian Horner believes the world champions’ new upgrades could bring them back into the title fight. Mercedes has struggled so far this year with a car which bounces aggressively when driving at
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SpaceX CEO Elon Musk participates in a postlaunch news conference inside the Press Site auditorium at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on May 30, 2020, following the launch of the agency’s SpaceX Demo-2 mission to the International Space Station. NASA/Kim Shiflett SpaceX founder Elon Musk said in a tweet late Thursday that “wild accusations”
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TOKYO — Valeo, a pioneer in commercializing lidar technology, is developing a more advanced version of its laser-emitting safety systems for debut in 2024 that promises a twelvefold increase in resolution, a tripling of range and a much wider viewing angle that can see details the human eye, cameras and radar cannot. The lidar lineup,
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12:41 PM ET BARCELONA, Spain — Carlos Sainz is concerned about the long-term health impact of racing the latest generation of Formula One cars after experiencing intense stiffness in his neck and back after races this year. New technical regulations for 2022 have opened up the possibility of generating immense amounts of downforce from the
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Honda’s all-electric Prologue crossover is taking shape as the automaker prepares for an electrified future that targets half a million EV sales in North America by 2050. The 2024 Prologue, Honda’s first volume EV, will leverage General Motors’ Ultium platform and batteries as part of a partnership between the two automakers. Honda has said it
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NASHVILLE — Nissan Motor Co. will announce a U.S. battery supplier for its next-generation electric vehicles “in a few weeks,” the automaker’s Americas chief Jeremie Papin said at the Automotive News Congress here Wednesday. This year, Nissan said it would invest $500 million to turn its Canton, Miss., assembly plant into a “center for EV
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In this article TSLA An aerial view of the Tesla Fremont Factory on May 13, 2020 in Fremont, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images The S&P 500 booted electric vehicle maker Tesla from its ESG Index in an annual rebalancing. Meanwhile, Apple, Microsoft, Amazon and even oil and gas multinational Exxon Mobil were included on
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7:21 PM ET Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS — Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Takuma Sato shot to the top of the speed chart late Tuesday on the first day of preparations for “The Great American Race.” Sato went 228.939 miles per hour (368.44 kph) around Indianapolis Motor Speedway to bump six-time IndyCar champion Scott Dixon as fastest
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