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Electric vehicle maker Lion Electric cutting 150 jobs to reduce costs

Electric vehicle maker Lion Electric cutting 150 jobs to reduce costs

MONTREAL — The Lion Electric Co. says it is cutting 150 jobs or about 10 per cent of its total workforce in a move to reduce costs and improve its ability to reach its profitability objectives.

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Fragile truce in Gaza is back on track after hourslong delay in a second hostage-for-prisoner swap DEIR AL-BALAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — The tense cease-fire between Israel and Hamas appeared to be back on track early Sunday after the release of a second

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Israel and Hamas complete 2nd day of swaps after tense delay, as Gaza cease-fire holds AL BIREH, West Bank (AP) — Hamas militants on Saturday released 17 hostages, including 13 Israelis, from captivity in the Gaza Strip, while Israel freed 39 Palesti
Honda recalls select Accords and HR-Vs over missing piece in seat belt pretensioners

Honda recalls select Accords and HR-Vs over missing piece in seat belt pretensioners

NEW YORK (AP) — Honda is recalling select 2023-2024 Accord and HR-V vehicles due to a missing piece in the front seat belt pretensioners, which could increase injury risks during a crash.
Pentagon's AI initiatives accelerate hard decisions on lethal autonomous weapons.

Pentagon's AI initiatives accelerate hard decisions on lethal autonomous weapons.

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. (AP) — Artificial intelligence employed by the U.S. military has piloted pint-sized surveillance drones in special operations forces’ missions and helped Ukraine in its war against Russia .
Buyers worldwide go for bigger cars, erasing gains from cleaner tech. EVs would help

Buyers worldwide go for bigger cars, erasing gains from cleaner tech. EVs would help

The negative impact on the climate from passenger vehicles, which is considerable, could have dropped by more than 30% over the past decade if not for the world's appetite for large cars, a new report from the Global Fuel Economy Initiative suggests.
Three people hurt in stabbing at CrossIron Mills mall outside Calgary

Three people hurt in stabbing at CrossIron Mills mall outside Calgary

ROCKY VIEW, Alta. — Three people were sent to hospital Friday after a stabbing at a mall just outside Calgary city limits. Airdrie RCMP say they responded to a report of multiple stabbings at CrossIron Mills on Friday evening.
Ontario giving police services $18M to fight auto theft

Ontario giving police services $18M to fight auto theft

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Ontario is giving police services $18 million over three years to help them fight auto theft.
Nissan will invest $1.4 billion to make EV versions of its best-selling cars at its UK factory

Nissan will invest $1.4 billion to make EV versions of its best-selling cars at its UK factory

LONDON (AP) — Nissan will invest $1.4 billion to update its factory in northeast England to make electric versions of its two best-selling cars, a boost for the British government as it tries to revive the country's ailing economy .
Manitoba introduces bill to temporarily lift provincial tax on fuel

Manitoba introduces bill to temporarily lift provincial tax on fuel

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government introduced a bill Thursday to suspend the province's fuel tax for six months, and possibly longer.