Automotive

Australia announces policy to boost electric car sales

Australia's prime minister on Tuesday announced plans to encourage people to buy electric vehicles weeks after his government was accused at a U.N. conference in Scotland of being a laggard in fighting climate change.

Business

Amazon faces new union organizing push in US

Workers at an Amazon warehouse in New York are seeking to unionize, the organizing group said Thursday, six months after a similar attempt in Alabama failed.

Internet

Fast internet everywhere could add $160 billion to US economy

The U.S. economy stands to gain $160 billion a year in extra output from a successful national high-speed internet plan that would boost labor productivity and allow more people to work from home, according to new research.

Business

Union petitions for new vote at Amazon Alabama warehouse

The organizers of a failed unionization drive at an Amazon warehouse in Alabama said Monday it petitioned for a new vote, claiming the tech and e-commerce giant improperly interfered with the election.

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