Ford Expands Self-Driving Vehicle Program to Miami

Ford is expanding its self-driving vehicle program to Miami, where the automaker will test its technology as well as its future business model through pilot programs with Dominos and Postmates. The move to Miami (and Miami Beach) illustrates Ford’s approach to deploying a commercial fleet of autonomous vehicles for a variety of services. The plan… Read More Ford Expands Self-Driving Vehicle Program to Miami

Federal judge rules in favor of request to halt California’s Prop 65 labeling of glyphosate

Citing harm to the nation’s agriculture economy, Judge William Shubb of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California issued a preliminary injunction prohibiting California from implementing its “false and misleading” Prop 65 labeling requirement for the herbicide glyphosate. The preliminary injunction will halt California’s labeling requirement until a final ruling on the… Read More Federal judge rules in favor of request to halt California’s Prop 65 labeling of glyphosate

U.S. consumer confidence rises to highest level since November 2000

American consumers are the most confident they’ve been since 2000. The Conference Board says its consumer confidence index rose to 130.8 in February, highest since November 2000 and up from 124.3 in January. The business research group’s index measures consumers’ assessment of current conditions and their outlook for the next six months. They feel better… Read More U.S. consumer confidence rises to highest level since November 2000

Fed Chair Powell indicates he’ll keep bolstering growth in public debut

Jerome H. Powell, the new chairman of the federal reserve, said in his debut on Tuesday that his expectations for domestic economic growth have increased since the beginning of the year due to both the Trump tax cuts and stronger global growth. In testimony before Congress, Powell said that the Fed planned to continue increasing… Read More Fed Chair Powell indicates he’ll keep bolstering growth in public debut