GM forms alliance with Honda to develop future products in North America
DETROIT — General Motors and Honda have a deal to share vehicle platforms and technology in North America starting next year.On Thursday the automakers said they have signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding to establish a North American automotive alliance. The deal has come together after extensive discussions.The proposed alliance will include sharing a range of vehicles, to be sold under each company’s distinct brands, as well as cooperation in purchasing, research and development, and connected services.Honda and GM plan to collaborate on purchasing supplies by leveraging their sc...
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Frank Ocean's younger brother has reportedly died in a car crash
Frank Ocean's younger brother has reportedly died in a car accident.Ryan Breaux, 18, passed away alongside a friend in the early hours of Sunday (02.08.20) morning when the vehicle they were travelling in in Thousand Oaks, California, ran off the road and hit a tree.ABC News reported: "The initial investigation revealed the vehicle was traveling south on Westlake Boulevard when the car appeared to leave the roadway and collide with a tree in the centre median."The intensity of the crash ripped the car in half and the vehicle was engulfed in flames when police arrived at the scene.The 'Thinkin ...
NASA tests launch-abort system for moon-mission capsule
Washington (AFP) - NASA carried out a successful test Tuesday of a launch-abort system for the Orion capsule designed to take US astronauts to the Moon.The three-minute exercise at Cape Canaveral in Florida aimed to test in almost real-life conditions the evacuation of astronauts from the capsule in the event of an explosion or rocket booster failure.The test "put us one huge step closer to the first Artemis flight carrying people to the Moon," said Orion program manager Mark Kirasich.The technique used is the US equivalent of an emergency system used last October to bring a Russian cosmonaut ...