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In this article F Ford has started initial pre-production of its electric F-150 Lightning pickup truck at a new plant in Dearborn, Mich. Michael Wayland | CNBC DEARBORN, Mich. – Ford Motor is expanding hiring to increase production capacity for its all-electric F-150 Lightning pickup as it begins building prototypes of the electric pickup. The
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In this article RY4C-IE EZJ-GB IAG-GB LHA-DE WIZZ-GB Ryanair and EasyJet airplanes. Horacio Villalobos | Getty Images News | Getty Images LONDON — European low-cost airlines have clear advantages over larger flag carriers in a post-pandemic world, analysts have told CNBC, despite the massive support packages deployed from governments around the world. It’s been a
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A traveler wearing a protective mask speaks with an attendant at the Southwest Airlines check-in area at Oakland International Airport in Oakland, California, U.S., on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Southwest Airlines on Wednesday introduced new incentives to get staff vaccinated against Covid-19, following similar policies that had been in
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The Inspiration4 crew in their SpaceX spacesuits, from left: Chris Sembroski, Dr. Sian Proctor, Jared Isaacman, and Hayley Arceneaux John Kraus / Inspiration4 KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Florida — SpaceX is set to make history as Elon Musk’s space company prepares to launch four civilians to orbit. They will become the first full crew of non-professional astronauts to fly to
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In this article DAI-DE BMW-DE VOW3-DE 9868-HK NIO The electric vehicle sector is seeing its “most exciting moment” now — and consolidation in the sector cannot be avoided, says Bain & Company’s Helen Liu. “I would say that consolidation is an inevitable trend in this industry,” Liu, partner at the consultancy firm, told CNBC’s “Capital
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Flight attendants enforcing mask mandates onboard flights are worried about physical attacks from travelers, Sara Nelson, international president of the Association of Flight Attendants, told CNBC’s Squawk Box on Monday. Nelson’s comments came just days after the Transportation Security Administration announced it would double fines for passengers who refuse to comply with the federal mask
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A tourist boat passes cowboy statues along Oklahoma City’s Bricktown Canal. Western heritage is a big draw in Oklahoma’s capital. Oklahoma City Convention and Visitors Bureau Ready to head out on vacation after the long pandemic-era drought — but not looking to go broke in the process? Online airport parking platform ParkSleepFly has ranked the
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Gavin Newsom, governor of California, speaks during a ‘Vote No’ recall campaign event in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images California voters will decide whether to remove Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom in a Sept. 14 recall election. While Newsom has taken only moderate actions
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Travel + Leisure Club is a new subscription travel booking and concierge service. Travel + Leisure Group/Travel + Leisure Co. From private-jet clubs to theme park memberships, subscription services are increasingly the way to go when it comes to vacations and other leisure trips. For example, Internet sites Tripadvisor and Scott’s Cheap Flights — both
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In this article CMCSA DIS A scene for the movie Halloween released in 2018.  Source: Universal Studios In a departure from its previous theatrical release strategy, Universal revealed Thursday that it would debut “Halloween Kills” in cinemas and on Peacock on Oct. 15. The studio, which made a deal to release films for at least
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A view in the direction of Oudezijds Voorburgwal lined with coffeeshops in Amsterdam. Thomas Imo | Photothek | Getty Images Amsterdam has long been a draw for millions of tourists from Europe and beyond, with many attracted to the city for its canals, architecture and museums and, of course, its plentiful cannabis-laden coffeeshops and unabashed
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The world “desperately” needs rich countries to deliver on their pledges to donate Covid-19 vaccines to poorer nations, former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark said Monday. Her comment came after health ministers from the Group of 20 leading economies reportedly agreed — on the first of their two-day meeting in Rome — to ensure
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