Tesla finds itself the only notable auto maker without public plans to manufacture electric vehicles in the world’s biggest EV market, but that could change if Beijing allows foreign companies to build electric vehicles in free-trade zones without a Chinese partner.
Schools are finding that recent efforts to recruit women to the hard sciences and more technical fields, including aggressive marketing campaigns, tweaking curricula and promoting the real-world applications of classroom lessons, are starting to bear fruit.
French banks Société Générale and BNP Paribas have emerged from the financial crisis, the eurozone debt crisis and long years of European economic stagnation as two of the continent’s strongest lenders.
Kurds began voting in a landmark referendum on independence from Iraq, despite pressure from Baghdad and the international community, which have warned the vote could undermine the fight against Islamic State and destabilize the region.
The full scope of Hurricane Maria’s devastation of Puerto Rico began to emerge as many of the island’s 78 mayors, some of them cut off since the storm, met this weekend with Gov. Ricardo Rosselló for the first time bringing reports of ruined homes and destroyed infrastructure.