Mercedes to build its own electric vehicle charging network

LAS VEGAS — Mercedes-Benz says it will build its own worldwide electric vehicle charging network starting in North America in a bid to compete with EV sales leader Tesla. The…

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Southwest starts on reputation repair after cancellations

DALLAS — With its flights running on a roughly normal schedule, Southwest Airlines is now turning its attention to repairing its damaged reputation after it canceled 15,000 flights around Christmas…

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As COVID surges in China, US begins testing more travelers

NEWARK, N.J. — Shubham Chandra knows how dangerous the coronavirus can be: He lost his dad during the pandemic. So when he cleared customs at Newark Liberty International Airport and…

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Sony unveils prototype EV, Afeela, to be made with Honda

LAS VEGAS — Sony unveiled a new high-tech prototype car it will produce in partnership with Honda at the CES tech show Wednesday. The vehicle, first announced in October, glided…

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WHO sounds the alarm: New COVID variant is most transmissible yet

The World Health Organization is warning that a new omicron subvariant known as XBB.1.5 is the most transmissible strain to date. As COVID-19 hospitalizations rise in some parts of the…

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Stellantis, Archer Aviation partner on electric aircraft

Automaker Stellantis is teaming with Archer Aviation to create an electric aircraft

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Salesforce to lay off 8,000 workers in latest tech purge

Business software maker Salesforce is laying off about 8,000 employees, or  10% of its workforce, as major technology companies continue to prune payrolls that they rapidly expanded during a two-year boom spurred by pandemic lockdown

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CES 2023: Russian exhibitors barred from displaying tech

LAS VEGAS — CES is not allowing Russian companies to display their products at the annual tech show because of the country’s invasion of Ukraine. A spokesperson for the Consumer…

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Best of CES 2023: Wireless TV, delivery robots and in-car VR

LAS VEGAS — Tech companies of all sizes are showing off their latest products at CES, formerly known as the Consumer Electronics show. The show is getting back to normal…

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