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Toyota Indiana plant President Leah Curry to retire

Leah Curry, twice named one of Automotive News' 100 Leading Women in the North American Auto Industry, will be succeeded by Tim Hollander......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsDec 1st, 2023

Hybrids boost Toyota sales; Hyundai rebounds; Kia slips again

The U.S. new-vehicle market is expected to expand 5.6 to 6.3 percent in February, helped by growing inventories and higher discounts, analysts say, even as affordability concerns and elevated interest rates still weigh on buyers......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 1st, 2024

Toyota"s Ted Ogawa: Better to buy credits than ‘waste" EV investment

In an exclusive interview, Toyota Motor North America CEO Ted Ogawa says U.S. EV demand in 2030 is expected to only be 30 percent of the market, not more than half as the EPA has proposed......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 1st, 2024

Toyota"s anime series fights for the future of driving

Five short episodes made in the popular Japanese animation style feature young heroes driving Toyota's GR Corolla, GR Supra and GR 86......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 1st, 2024

Benefits messaging boosts consumer plant purchasing

A deeper understanding of the relationship between plant benefits, consumer perceptions, and demographic differences is important when shaping marketing strategies for communicating the benefits of plants. In the ornamental plant industry, plant bene.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

Plant growth regulators" impact on creeping bentgrass during heat, salt and combined stress

A recent study by scientists at Ohio State University sheds light on the intricate relationship between plant growth regulators and the resilience of creeping bentgrass under varying environmental stressors such as heat stress and salt stress......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

Plant biologists identify promising new fungicides

A promising new fungicide to fight devastating crop diseases has been identified by researchers at the University of California, Davis. The chemical, ebselen, prevented fungal infections in apples, grapes, strawberries, tomatoes and roses and improve.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

Researchers discover a new plant species whose name tells a story

A new species and genus of fairy lantern, tiny glass-like white plants that feed on fungi, has been discovered in Japan. In a country known for its extensive flora research, the discovery of a new plant genus is extremely rare and has not occurred in.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

Researchers decipher mysterious growth habit of weeping peach trees

A basic premise of how plants grow is that shoots grow up and roots grow down. A new study, published in Plant Physiology, reveals the answer to a fascinating question: why do weeping tree varieties defy this natural growth pattern?.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

BYD says Mexico plant would not export to U.S.

BYD is looking for a site in Mexico for an assembly plant to serve the local market, company says......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

Medicinal plant research unveils the genetic blueprint of Chaenomeles speciosa

Chaenomeles speciosa (2n=34), a diploid species within the Rosaceae family, has been traditionally used in Chinese medicine for its various health benefits. To date, the lack of genomic sequence and genetic studies has impeded efforts to improve its.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 28th, 2024

Scientists discover why ripe fruit is more susceptible to necrotrophic pathogens than unripe fruit

In a recent study published in Molecular Plant, researchers have elucidated the mechanism underlying the increased susceptibility to necrotrophs during fruit ripening and have developed a rapid strategy to improve tomato fruit resistance to necrotrop.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 28th, 2024

EV startup Fisker signs two more U.S. dealers, Bul Auto Sales and Karma Indy

Fisker said the two new partners plan to open three locations in New York, Florida and Indiana. The EV maker switched from direct sales to franchised dealers in January......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsFeb 28th, 2024

US nuclear weapons plant says open as normal after wildfires closure

A nuclear weapons plant in the US state of Texas said it would be open as usual on Wednesday after raging wildfires caused it to pause operations and led to evacuations in the area......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 28th, 2024

Toyota recalls more than 400,000 Tacoma pickups globally over loose part concerns

The recall covers certain Tacoma vehicles from the 2022-23 model years. About 381,000 vehicles in the U.S. are affected......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2024

Biden deputy press secretary leaving White House for Apple

Apple is reportedly hiring away the current White House deputy press secretary. Olivia Alair Dalton currently serves as Deputy Assistant to the President and White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary. more….....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2024

UAW says majority of workers at Mercedes-Benz plant in Alabama seek to join union

In November, the UAW said it was launching a first-of-its-kind push to publicly organize the entire nonunion auto sector in the U.S......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2024

Redesigned Buick Enclave spotted without wraps

Buick has not yet revealed the crossover, built at General Motors' Lansing Delta Township assembly plant in Michigan, but has shown teaser images......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2024

Argentina authorizes Starlink, rival Amazon Kuiper

Argentina on Monday gave authorization for the deployment of Starlink, the satellite internet service of Elon Musk—a fan of the South American country's self-styled new "anarcho-capitalist" President Javier Milei......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2024

The effects of primer pairs, PCR conditions, and peptide nucleic acid clamps on plant root fungal diversity assessment

Fungi are frequently found both around and within plant tissues (especially in roots) and are involved in both plant nutrient acquisition and resistance to pathogens. Thus, characterizing the diversity and composition of plant-associated fungal commu.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2024

German supplier Schaeffler plans $230 million EV axle plant in Ohio

The plant will make components including electric axles for light- and medium-duty EVs and will be in Dover, Ohio, about 80 miles south of Cleveland......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2024