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Biden administration denies Cheniere’s request to sidestep LNG pollution rule

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register WASHINGTON, Sept 6 (Reuters) – The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said on Tuesday it has denied a request from leading liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporter Cheniere Energy Inc (LNG.A) to exempt turbines at its two US Gulf Coast terminals from a hazardous pollution rule. The …

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Apple to appeal Brazil sales ban of iPhone without charger

A customers holds the new green color Apple iPhone 13 pro shortly after it went on sale inside the Apple Store on 5th Avenue in Manhattan in New York City, New York, US, March 18, 2022. REUTERS/Mike Segar Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register SAO PAULO, Sept 6 (Reuters) – Apple Inc …

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India’s state-funded helmet promises ‘fresh air’ in battle on winter smog

NEW DELHI, Aug 29 (Reuters) – As India’s capital of New Delhi prepares for winter – and the accompanying season of acrid smog – the government is promoting a motorcycle helmet fitted with filters and a fan at the back that it says can remove 80% pollutants State agencies have pumped thousands of dollars into …

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Hino’s widening engine scandal becomes nagging headache for Toyota

Hino Motors’ logo is pictured at the 45th Tokyo Motor Show in Tokyo, Japan October 27, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register TOKYO, Aug 23 (Reuters) – A widening scandal at Japan’s Hino Motors (7205.T) over falsification of engine data has become a headache that will not go away …

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Explainer: How could the new US corporate minimum tax affect companies?

Aug 12 (Reuters) – The main revenue source in the new US tax, climate and drugs bill is a novel 15% corporate minimum tax aimed at stopping large, profitable companies from gaming the Internal Revenue Service code and slashing their tax bills to zero. The US House of Representatives was scheduled to vote on Friday …

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Toyota unit falsified emissions data from at least 2003, probe finds

Hino Motors Ltd displays its new Hybrid Profia, a diesel-hybrid version of its large commercial truck model at its R&D Center at Hino in Tokyo, Japan July 17, 2018. REUTERS/Naomi Tajitsu/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register Committee publishes report on false data scandal at Hino Says engineers didn’t feel able …

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Ships get older and slower as emissions rules bite

Average age of vessels up more than two years since 2017 New emissions rules may force older ships to go slower One-fifth of ships fitted with energy saving devices New vessels and alternative fuels the long-term solution LONDON, July 11 (Reuters) – If shipping is the beating heart of global trade, its pulse is about …

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VW: EV battery output bigger challenge than EU combustion engine ban

The fully electric VW ID Buzz, is pictured on a production line at a Volkswagen Commercial Vehicle plant in Hanover, Germany, June 16, 2022. REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register MUNICH, June 29 (Reuters) – The EU deal to phase out combustion engine cars in just over 12 years …

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US Supreme Court rejects Bayer bid to nix Roundup weedkiller suits

WASHINGTON, June 21 (Reuters) – The US Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected Bayer AG’s (BAYGn.DE) bid to dismiss legal claims by customers who contend its Roundup weedkiller causes cancer as the German company seeks to avoid potentially billions of dollars in damages. The justices turned away a Bayer appeal and left in place a lower …

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Lego to invest over $1 billion in US brick plant

COPENHAGEN, June 15 (Reuters) – Toymaker Lego on Wednesday said it will invest more than $1 billion in a factory in the United States to shorten supply chains and keep up with growing demand for its colored plastic bricks in one of its biggest markets. The factory in Chesterfield County, Virginia, will be the Danish …

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