See Ford’s futuristic vision for its Lincoln luxury brand

See Ford’s futuristic vision for its Lincoln luxury brand

Lincoln Model L100 Concept Lincoln Ford Motor unveiled a sleek, futuristic concept car on Thursday to showcase the company’s vision for its Lincoln luxury brand. The Model L100 concept pays tribute to Lincoln’s 1922 Model L — the automaker’s first luxury vehicle — while showing his vision of what an electric, autonomous luxury car could … Read more

US to provide vaccines for Pride, other events attended by gay men

The US will provide 50,000 doses of monkeypox vaccine specifically for major events with a high turnout of gay and bisexual men in an effort to better reach the community currently most at risk, health officials said Thursday. dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said communities hosting Pride and … Read more

Most electric cars are quiet. But Dodge Says Its Future Electric Muscle Car Will Be Super Loud

It’s part of a general shift from Dodge, Stellantis’ US sports car division, to electric vehicles. The brand’s current gas-powered muscle cars, the Charger and Challenger, will cease production next year. The concept muscle car, called the Dodge Charger Daytona SRT, looks like a model that executives say will go on sale in 2024. It … Read more

5 most expensive cars for sale at Pebble Beach

1958 Maserati Source: Motorcar Studios ©2022 Courtesy of RM Sotheby’s Classic cars auctioned this week in Monterey, California, are expected to break records. Auction sales at Monterey Car Week are expected to be between $300 million and $490 million, according to Hagerty Automotive Intelligence, the classic auto insurance and collector’s lifestyle company. Experts say sales … Read more

In Mexico resort, squatters revolt against developers

By MARK STEVENSON August 18, 2022 GMT https://apnews.com/article/travel-mexico-caribbean-342f20e2a06fe89b59099797b7141d4e TULUM, Mexico (AP) — Uncontrolled development has hit this once laid-back beach town on Mexico’s Caribbean coast so hard that developers are now eager—even desperate—to build condos and hotels in a slum. As police try to evict squatters so towering apartments can be built next to wood … Read more

Kohl’s is a dump in more ways than one

The department store chain presented a bleak outlook for 2022 on Thursday, saying it expects full-year sales to fall 5% to 6% compared to a year ago and blames high inflation for preventing shoppers — particularly the middle incomes – spend more in its stores. The company also reported a decline in revenue and profit … Read more

Cisco, BJ’s Wholesale, Bed Bath & Beyond, Kohl’s and more

A customer walks down an aisle of a BJ’s Wholesale Club Inc. store in Falls Church, Virginia, USA Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images Check out the companies making the biggest moves in the afternoon: Cisco Systems – Shares of the network equipment maker rose 5.8%. The company reported earnings that exceeded estimates after the … Read more

Designer Armani and guests flee forest fires on Sicilian island

MILAN (AP) – Firefighters worked Thursday to extinguish the remains of two wildfires on a Sicilian island, forcing fashion designer Giorgio Armani and dozens of others to flee their vacation villas overnight. A photo from the island of Pantelleria showed flames appearing to penetrate Armani’s villa, but the Italian designer’s news agency said they stopped … Read more

‘$70,000 CEO’ Dan Price resigns after allegedly grabbing woman by the throat

Dan Price, the CEO who famously lowered his own salary to $70,000 while raising the minimum wage at Gravity Payments, has resigned while being charged with allegedly assaulting a 26-year-old woman. Price, 38, announced his departure in a statement shared on Twitter, saying that longtime Gravity Payments COO Tammi Kroll would replace him as the … Read more

Child polio vaccination rate low in some areas of New York, increasing risk of outbreaks

Nurse Lydia Fulton prepares to administer the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine (MMR), as well as a vaccine used to help prevent the diseases diphtheria, whooping cough, tetanus and polio at the Children’s Primary Care Clinic in Minneapolis, MN. Courtney Perry | The Washington Post | Getty Images The vaccination rate for childhood polio is … Read more