Tesla is getting the world’s largest casting machine, also known as Giga Press, and will be using it for for Cybertruck’s body. Over the last few years, Tesla has been heavily investing in casting and alloy technology to enable larger casted parts that have the capability to greatly simplify manufacturing. The company acquired several units of
Month: May 2022
European Union leaders reached an agreement this week to ban the majority of Russian crude oil and petroleum product imports, but nations were already shunning the country’s oil, altering global flows for the commodity that powers the world. Russian oil exports had already been hurt by some EU members acting preemptively in anticipation of potential
A man has died in a suspected alligator attack while looking for frisbees in a lake. The 47-year-old was combing the water at Taylor Park Disc Golf Course in Largo, Florida, where people are warned to beware of the aggressive reptiles. “At this time, detectives believe the victim was looking for frisbees in the water
A person walks down the sidewalk near the U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C., February 16, 2022. Jon Cherry | Reuters The Supreme Court on Tuesday blocked a controversial Texas social media law from taking effect, after the tech industry and other opponents warned it could allow for hateful content to run rampant online.
The King of Rock ‘n’ Roll is the latest musician to get the biopic treatment – with his story told on screen for the first time with permission from his estate. It means the movie is chock full of Elvis’s hits, but the darker side of his career also unfolds as the tale is told
Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s own ethics adviser has asked him to explain why he believes he has not broken the ministerial code after being fined for a lockdown breach. Lord Geidt said there was a “legitimate question” over whether the code has been broken – which would normally mean a minister would have to resign.
Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer and deputy leader Angela Rayner have both received questionnaires from Durham Constabulary in relation to a potential breach of lockdown rules in April 2021. Sir Keir has come under pressure over an event in Durham in April 2021 with party colleagues when he was filmed having a drink and a
Russian forces are now in control of around 70% of Severodonetsk and heavy fighting is ongoing in the eastern Ukrainian city, the regional governor has told Sky News. Speaking from a secret location inside the Luhansk Oblast, Serhiy Hayday admitted victory in the city would be a big morale boost for Russia, but he played
A cross-party group of MPs has told the logistics industry to “get its house in order”, calling for better overnight facilities for drivers and new ways to boost recruitment. The Commons transport select committee said that if the changes are not made within two years then the most profitable parts of the industry could face
Ofcom is investigating Royal Mail’s failure to meet delivery targets during 2021-22. The regulator said: “Ofcom takes compliance with quality of service targets very seriously. “Our investigation, on behalf of postal users, will gather evidence to understand the reasons behind this substantial lapse in performance, and determine whether Royal Mail has breached its requirements.” Royal
The first two of the 19 children killed in one of America’s worst school shootings, are being remembered ahead of their burials. Visitation gatherings are being held for 10-year-olds Amerie Jo Garza and Maite Rodriguez at the two funeral homes in the small Texas community of Uvalde. Over the next two-and-a-half weeks, people in the
The Queen has arrived back at Windsor Castle ahead of her Platinum Jubilee celebrations this week. The 96-year-old monarch was photographed at Aberdeen airport, after staying at Balmoral, her Scottish estate, for a few days before festivities begin to mark 70 years of her reign. She was then captured again being driven into Windsor Castle.
Another Conservative MP has submitted a letter of no confidence in Boris Johnson, making him the 28th Tory to publicly call for him to go over the partygate scandal. John Stevenson, MP for Carlisle, said he has been “deeply disappointed” in the rule-breaking parties at Number 10 and Mr Johnson’s response to parliament. He said
NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter, which is scurrying Mars for signs of ancient life, completed record-breaking 25 flights in the tenuous atmosphere. When the tiny helicopter was sent to the one-way trip, along with its partner Perseverance rover, engineers had only planned for five flights. While space agencies usually set their goals conservatively to maximise their output,
Elon Musk said that Tesla is going to consider adopting Apple’s Airplay protocol to improve audio quality over the current Bluetooth. In recent years, Tesla has put an emphasis on the sound system inside its vehicles. The sound system in the Model 3 has been well-received by audiophiles, and the one in the new version
The EU’s partial embargo covers Russian oil brought into the bloc by sea, with an exemption carved out for imports delivered by pipeline following opposition from Hungary. Attila Kisbenedek | Afp | Getty Images Moscow pledged to find other importers for its oil shortly after the world’s largest trading bloc agreed to impose a partial
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