U.S. awards nearly $1 billion in infrastructure grants

The U.S. Transportation Department said Friday it was awarding nearly $1 billion in infrastructure grants as the Biden administration prepares to dramatically boost funding on the nation’s roads, bridges, rail, transit and other projects. The grants under the Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) program are going to 90 projects in 47 states, […]

Bosch workers protest against factory closures, job cuts

Several thousand workers at autos supplier Robert Bosch protested in Germany on Friday against planned plant closures and job relocations which the company said are needed to adapt to changing demand in the transition to electric vehicles. Around 3,000 workers from various plants gathered outside a Bosch plant in Buehl, union IG Metall said, where […]