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SEOUL (Reuters) – U.S. electric commercial truck maker Nikola NKLA.O said it is open to collaborating with Hyundai Motor (005380.KS) on hydrogen technology, following a media report it had reached out to the Korean automaker. FILE PHOTO: The Hyundai logo is seen during the first press day of the Paris auto show, in Paris, France, …

(Reuters) – Advanced driver assistance technology that automates steering and braking in a growing number of vehicles is not providing reliable safety benefits, a new study by the American Automobile Association showed on Thursday. Researchers at AAA, a federation of North American motor clubs, found that the systems recorded disruptions and disengaged roughly every eight …

Defense Secretary Mark Esper is greeted by Indo-Pacific Commander, Adm. Philip Davidson in Hawaii. WASHINGTON: Defense Secretary Mark Esper walked a delicate line today in London, seeking to balance President Trump’s desire to withdraw US forces overseas, a strong commitment to allies like South Korea and Taiwan, and an offer to visit China even as …

The Australian oil and gas industry’s focus on the safe and sustainable development of the nation’s natural resources puts Australia in a strong position to meet the world’s growing energy needs – while incorporating a technology-driven strategy to curb emissions and address the risk of climate change. In lodging its submission to the Technology Investment …

LONDON (Reuters) – A recovery in world stocks faltered on Monday as the threat of rising coronavirus infections in parts of Europe and the United States curbed risk appetite, boosting demand for safe-haven gold. FILE PHOTO: Signage is seen outside the entrance of the London Stock Exchange in London, Britain. Aug 23, 2018. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls …

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea is gearing up to send propaganda leaflets over its southern border, denouncing North Korean defectors and South Korea, its state media said on Saturday, the latest retaliation for leaflets from the South as bilateral tensions rise. FILE PHOTO: A soldier stands guard at a checkpoint on the Grand Unification Bridge …

New Delhi: North Korean Supreme Kim Jong-un’s sister Kim Yo Jong on Monday made a scathing attack at South Korea stating it was “high time” to break ties with the “enemy” authorities and warned them that the next action will come from the army. Also Read – North Korea Vows to Sever All Phone Lines …

Mon, Jun 01, 2020 – 12:29 PM [SEOUL] A self-driving robot equipped with cameras and an LED screen greets visitors at the lobby in the headquarters of South Korea’s largest mobile operator, checking their temperature, dispensing hand sanitiser and disinfecting the floor. “Please take part in social distancing,” the white robot firmly but politely reminds …

SEOUL (Reuters) – Samsung Group heir Jay Y. Lee was questioned on Tuesday by prosecutors about a controversial 2015 merger and alleged accounting fraud that they said may have helped him advance his succession-planning agenda at the country’s top conglomerate. The questioning brings fresh legal trouble for Lee who is already facing court trial over …

SEOUL, May 11 (Reuters) – South Korean officials scrambled on Monday to contain a new coronavirus outbreak that is threatening to spread throughout the densely populated capital city of Seoul, leading the country to reconsider plans to reopen schools. Officials reported 35 new infections across the country as of midnight on Sunday, the second consecutive …