China vehicle sales post biggest drop in nearly 7 years as slowdown bites
BEIJING (Oct 12): China’s vehicle sales slid 11.6 percent in September in their worst monthly drop in nearly seven years, as slowing economic growth and a deepening Sino-U.S. trade war took their toll on the world’s largest auto market.
Vehicle sales fell for the third straight month in September to 2.39 million units, the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) said on Friday, citing a sluggish economy, deleveraging and a tough pollution crackdown for the steep fall.
KUALA LUMPUR: Abu Dhabi’s state owned Mubadala Investment Company has denied that six bonds totalling US$6.9 billion that it is assuming from its subsidiary International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC) are connected to 1 Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB).
Prosthetic limbs have come a long way from the heavy, solid hands and legs of yesteryear, but it's still difficult to pack a range of motion into them without complex or bulky machinery. But new research out of Cornell uses a cleverly designed 3D-printed mechanism to achieve speed and strength with simple construction — and it costs a lot less, too.