On October 26, Rockstar Games is scheduled to launch “Red Dead Redemption 2” – the most highly-anticipated game of 2018. Ahead of launch, the game is getting shown off in lengthy gameplay videos. The second such video arrived on Monday morning, and it’s full of thrilling cowboy escapades. In “Red Dead Redemption 2” – the first major game from Rockstar Games since the launch of “Grand Theft Auto 5” in 2013 – you’re going to do a lot of robbing and stealing. It is, after all, a raucous action game starring a gang of outlaws in the 1890s. And that’s what fictional gangs of outlaws do: They rob and steal. But even vicious gangs of outlaws need time off. And that’s what a lot of the new trailer for “Red Dead Redemption 2” focuses on – all the things you can do in its massive open world that isn’t the typical outlaw stuff. Perhaps you’ll take in a show: Or play cards: Or … [Read more...] about The folks behind ‘Grand Theft Auto’ just put out a new trailer for their next blockbuster, ‘Red Dead Redemption 2’— take a look
By The Canadian Press Mon., Oct. 1, 2018 The Canadian dollar and shares of the country’s major auto parts companies were up in the wake of the tentative trade deal between Canada, the U.S. and Mexico. The loonie was trading at 78.04 cents (U.S.) shortly after North American stock markets opened, up from an average of 77.25 cents (U.S.) on Friday. Shares of Canada’s largest auto parts company, Magna International Inc., were up nearly six per cent at $71.59, while Linamar Corp. was up seven per cent at $63.64 and Martinrea International Inc. gained 14 per cent at $15.07. U.S. President Donald Trump had threatened to impose punishing auto tariffs on Canada if it didn’t reach an deal to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement. As a side deal to the new pact, called U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement, or USMCA, the Trump administration has agreed to exempt Canada if the United States imposes 25 per cent tariffs on imported vehicles and auto parts. … [Read more...] about Loonie, auto parts stocks up after revamped trade deal with U.S.
WASHINGTON – The Trump administration late Sunday struck a new trade deal with Canada, a move that promises to boost America's auto plants and dairy farms while solidifying a trade relationship that's central to the Western New York economy. Negotiators for President Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau struck the deal perilously close to a midnight deadline, thereby resolving an unusually acrimonious dispute between the two countries that threatened to upend the 25-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement, which also includes Mexico. Instead, the three nations agreed to a new, open-ended pact that keeps much of NAFTA's basis structure in place while improving its terms for some key U.S. industries. Both Trump and Trudeau took to Twitter to laud the deal. Trump said it corrected many of NAFTA's deficiencies. Dubbed the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement – or USMCA – the pact "greatly opens markets to our farmers and manufacturers" while allowing the three … [Read more...] about NAFTA replacement boosts U.S. auto, dairy industries
Oct 01, 1:47 AM EDT Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Business By Giorgio Rizzoni 10/01/18 AT 1:09 AM The United States has led the world in establishing standards and regulations governing vehicle fuel economy, tailpipe emissions and safety. Over the past 50 years, these policies have made the world cleaner and safer. Now the Trump administration is moving to freeze fuel economy and tailpipe emission standards for new cars, instead of carrying forward with the latest round of improvements mandated under President Obama.At Ohio State University’s Center for Automotive Research, we work with manufacturers and U.S. government agencies to reduce vehicles’ environmental impact and enhance their safety, intelligence and autonomy. This industry is undergoing epochal changes as it works to evolve into a connected, shared and automated mobility enterprise, to address growing congestion in an increasingly … [Read more...] about Freezing Fuel Economy Standards Will Make US Auto Companies Less Competitive
David Mchugh, Ap Business Writer Updated 5:10 am CDT, Sunday, September 30, 2018 FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017 file photo, Visitors surround a BMW Z4 Concept during the first media day of the International Frankfurt Motor Show IAA in Frankfurt, Germany. Doubts about diesel, Brexit, trade worries, tighter emissions controls. Those are the challenges that will be on the minds of auto executives when they gather this week ahead of the Paris Motor Show, starting with off-site events Monday, Oct. 1 followed by two days of vehicle unveilings and news conferences at the pavilion before the show opens to the public from Oct. 4 to Oct. 14. Both BMW and Daimler cited trade concerns in issuing profit warnings this year. BMW is the largest U.S. auto exporter, shipping SUVs from its plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina. So when China imposed tariffs on U.S. cars, it took a hit. less FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017 file photo, Visitors surround a BMW Z4 Concept during … [Read more...] about Paris Auto show highlights electric SUVs yet diesel lives on