Mercedes will sell, before Tesla, cars with autopilot

Watching a movie when it’s jammed on the highway: that’s what the system will allow “Drive Pilotfrom Mercedes-Benz, marketed from mid-May in Germany, ahead of Tesla in the competitive niche of autonomous driving called “level 3“. The system, which allows you to take your hands off the steering wheel and look away from the road … Read more

Overweight men die more often from prostate cancer

The risk of dying from prostate cancer is higher in overweight men, concludes a large study published Thursday, May 5, without establishing a direct physiological link between these two phenomena. Read alsoCancers: “signaturesto paint a more accurate picture of tumors This study, published in the journal BMC Medicine, is of unprecedented scope on the subject. … Read more

Tesla recalls vehicles in China for the second time in less than a month

The American electric car giant Tesla is recalling nearly 15,000 vehicles in China for the second time this month due to a software problem, the Chinese regulator announced on Friday. The cars concerned have a defect in the speed display, said the market regulator (SAMR). “In extreme cases, this increases the risk of an accident … Read more

five after its disappearance, a cat found on an offshore platform

A cat has found its owner five years after having disappeared, at the end of a journey which led it to a Scottish offshore platform from where it was evacuated by helicopter, indicated the humane society. Read alsoHow to take care of your older cat? “We successfully rescued a cat found on an offshore oil … Read more

China must pay the price for supporting Russia, US senators warn

China must pay a greater price for its support for Russia in the midst of war with Ukraine, US Senator Lindsey Graham warned on Friday April 15 during a visit to Taiwan by parliamentarians, who reaffirmed Washington’s desire to don’t abandon the island. Read alsoLIVE – War in Ukraine: Russia to intensify strikes on kyiv … Read more

Paris calls for stay of execution of Mexican-American woman in the United States

France called on the American authorities on Friday April 15 to “stay the executionby Mexican-American Melissa Lucio, sentenced to death for the murder of her daughter after a controversial trial. Read alsoA black prisoner, first executed of 2022 in the United States In 2007, 2-year-old Mariah was found dead in her home, covered in bruises, … Read more

the jump in automobile production in March boosts industrial production

Industrial production in the United States increased in March at the same pace as in February, driven by the strong rebound in automobile production, according to data released Friday by the American Central Bank (Fed). The increase in total production was 0.9% in March, as in February, according to upwardly revised data also published on … Read more

driven by Tesla, the electric conquers two thirds of the car market in 2021

Boosted by Tesla sales, nearly two-thirds of new registrations were all-electric cars in 2021 in Norway, a specialized body announced on Monday, a figure unequaled in the world. Read alsoLe Figaro traveled 700 km in an electric car, a real obstacle course According to the Road Traffic Information Council (OFV), 64.5% of new cars sold … Read more

In the United States, wind turbines briefly eclipse nuclear and coal

A symbolic step, wind turbines have for the first time in the United States produced more electricity in one day than coal or nuclear, the American Energy Information Agency (EIA) said on Thursday. Read alsoEDF plants first offshore wind turbine in France They generated a total of 2,017 gigawatt-hours of electricity on March 29, with … Read more

surprise rebound in consumer confidence in April

U.S. consumer confidence unexpectedly rebounded in April as the outlook for jobs and wages was positive, but the level remains very low, according to the University of Michigan survey’s preliminary estimate released Thursday. The index measuring confidence jumped 10.6% in April from March, and climbed to 65.7 points, surprising analysts who expected a further drop … Read more