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    • Biden wants 40% of US cars to be EVs by 2030

      Biden wants 40% of US cars to be EVs by 2030

      US President Joe Biden announced higher targets related to protection of environment. He revised previous ambitions and called big car makers to accept voluntarily his aim to increase the share of electric vehicles in their overall car sales to 40% by 2030, Reuters reported. The administration of the White House is expected next week to introduce new tighter rules related to the decrease of greenhouse gases by 2026.

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    • Biden calls investigation of ransomware attack

      Biden calls investigation of ransomware attack

      US President Joe Biden ordered a probe by country’s special services of the latest ransomware attack. The sophisticated assault affected the operations of thousands of American firms, Reuters reported. The suspicions were targeted at persons and companies linked to Russian hackers and organizations.

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    • US bans solar panel component imports from China

      US bans solar panel component imports from China

      US imposed a ban on imports from China of key components for making solar panels, Reuters reported. The deals with Chinese-based Hoshine Silicon Industry Co were halted over forced labor allegations. The US Commerce Department separately restricted all exports to Hoshine, three other Chinese companies and the paramilitary Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps, with arguments that they were involved with the forced labor of Uyghurs and other Muslim minority groups in Xinjiang.

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    • US investigates 10 Tesla crash deaths

      US investigates 10 Tesla crash deaths

      The US auto safety agency announced it was investigating accidents with vehicles of leading electric car maker Tesla that had resulted in at least 10 fatalities, Reuters reported. The probe is targeted at the usage of the advanced driver assistance systems and have happened since 2016. The agency had already confirmed some specific Tesla crash investigations but had not previously released a full accounting of all Tesla crashes.

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    • US urges G20 to back minimum tax deal

      US urges G20 to back minimum tax deal

      US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen is focusing efforts to gather support to back the minimum corporate tax deal after the agreement was approved at last week's G7 summit in Britain, Reuters reported. In her latest move Yellen debated on the tax deal with the Finance Minister of Mexico Arturo Herrera.

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    • US injects $3bn subsidies in the aviation sector

      US injects $3bn subsidies in the aviation sector

      US announced another measure to spur the recovery of its aviation sector which was badly hit by the pandemic slowdown, Reuters reported. The programme of the US Transport Department is intended to compensate up to half of wages of eligible aviation manufacturing companies. The support is envisaged to last for up to six months. The funds are estimated at some three billion dollars.

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