Semiconductor Shortage Slams Auto Sales in June. Ford Swoons. Toyota, after Hoarding Chips, Blows Away GM for First Time Ever

Semiconductor Shortage Slams Auto Sales in June. Ford Swoons. Toyota, after Hoarding Chips, Blows Away GM for First Time Ever

Toyota, pioneer of just-in-time inventory, goes: Hahahahaha… By Wolf Richter for WOLF STREET. Ford Motor was the last major automaker to report US sales for June on Friday. Most others reported US sales on Thursday. GM and FCA don’t report monthly sales; they only report quarterly, so Q2 sales. Tesla doesn’t report US sales at all; it only … Read more

Time limit announced for smoke ala…

Rental and other households should replace optical smoke alarms every 12 years unless manufacturers recommend otherwise, according to a study by the Building Research Establishment. The research found that over a 12-year timeframe, a build-up of dust and dirt causes increased sensitivity in the devices, regularly resulting in a higher instance of false alarms.  In … Read more

Michigan House budget would equalize K-12 education funding for the first time

Ingham County K-12 School Funding 2011-2020

LANSING, Mich. — The Michigan House of Representatives approved a budget that would provide equal per-student funding for K-12 school for the first time. Right now, some school districts get thousands of dollars more per student than others. The House budget would allocate $8,700 per student to all schools. Doug Pratt, a spokesperson for the … Read more

Loki Highlights How Confusing The MCU’s New Time Travel Is

Loki introduced some new rules of time travel thanks to the Time Variance Authority, but it’s starting to make things a bit complicated in the MCU. Loki highlights how confusing the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s new time travel is. The God of Mischief has found his way into a new time traveling conundrum in his self-titled … Read more

Top India Car News Of The Week: EV Subsidy, Flex-fuel Engines, New Hyundai Creta Variant Launch, Waiting Time For The Mahindra Thar And More

Important policy updates, launches, and other important developments dominated headlines the past week Policy Updates Flex-fuel engines: Nitin Gadkari recently revealed that the government might soon make flex-fuel engines mandatory for all carmakers in India. Here’s how it will affect you. Document renewal: Over the last year, the Central government has been extending the deadline … Read more

Best Time To Buy Your Car? It’s Now.

 If you have been waiting to buy a car, July is the right time. The heads of industry explain why.  With Diwali just a few months away it might seem sensible to wait a bit longer to buy your desired vehicle; after all, your plans have already been delayed so much because of the lockdowns, … Read more

Guest column: Time to reunite public health, clinical medicine

Wade Vandervort Theresa Nolan, Executive Director of Clinical Operations for UNLV Medicine, fills syringes with the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at UNLV, Monday, April 5, 2021. By Marc Kahn and Benjamin Sachs Sunday, June 20, 2021 | 2 a.m. Editor’s note: As our nation continues to overcome the coronavirus pandemic, we cannot simply put the crisis behind … Read more

Auto Makers Retreat From 50 Years of ‘Just in Time’ Manufacturing

Auto Makers Retreat From 50 Years of ‘Just in Time’ Manufacturing

TOKYO— Toyota Motor Corp. is stockpiling up to four months of some parts. Volkswagen AG is building six factories so it can get its own batteries. And, in shades of Henry Ford, Tesla Inc. is trying to lock up access to raw materials. The hyperefficient auto supply chain symbolized by the words “just in time” … Read more

Early childhood education is essential. It’s time we treat it that way.


The Standard-Times verifies and reviews all letters to the editor we receive. The letters represent the views of the letter writers, not those of The Standard-Times. The economy depends on child care. During the pandemic Early Childhood Educators were not considered essential yet those who were, had no access to high-quality, affordable early childhood education … Read more

Automotive Industry Asks for More Time to Change to EVs

Automotive Industry Asks for More Time to Change to EVs

If it were up to the market to decide when electric vehicles should be adopted, we would probably burn the last drop of oil on the planet and some synthetic replacement for decades ahead. When governments started pushing electric mobility, they brought to themselves not only the responsibility to force carmakers to comply. Policymakers also … Read more

Tubers get in trouble by underestimating Dan River’s power, travel time | Local News

Support Local Journalism Your subscription makes our reporting possible. {{featured_button_text}} “One of the biggest problems is people get in the river without a plan,” he said. “Whenever we’ve had to rescue people it was typically because they weren’t listening to directions.” And folks who set out on the river in inner tubes or on floats … Read more

Column: Juneteenth in San Diego is a time for celebration, education

“How come I’ve never been taught about Claudette Colvin in school?” That question arises often, says local teacher Dawn Miller, who has helped erect a 40-foot-long Black history wall of photos and facts at the annual Juneteenth festival on Imperial Avenue in San Diego. In order to enter the festival’s “fun zone” young people are … Read more

Zimmer: Unvaccinated NFL players ‘are going to have a harder time’

To avoid pandemic-related disruptions continuing into the 2021 season, head coach Mike Zimmer is imploring Vikings players to get vaccinated against COVID-19. And the NFL is helping the Vikings, along with 31 other teams, in attempts to increase vaccination rates through education and incentives in relaxed protocols. The Vikings held a virtual meeting on Wednesday … Read more

It is time for insurance companies to sell cyber security protection

Nick Viney, senior vice-president & general manager, partner at Avast, discusses why it’s time for insurance companies to sell cyber security protection Research has shown that people are becoming more fearful of cyber crime than physical crime. A growing number of people are more afraid of the potential for cyber attacks than physical crime. This … Read more

Loki Will Answer Your Questions About Endgame’s Time Travel Rules

Loki Will Answer Your Questions About Endgame's Time Travel Rules

Loki writer Michael Waldron promises viewers that the Disney+ series will answer questions about how time travel worked in Avengers: Endgame. Loki writer Michael Waldron revealed in a new interview that the Disney+ series will answer a number of questions about the rewritten timeline presented in Avengers: Endgame. “It’s like Endgame laid the foundation for … Read more

Down More Than 30% Off Its Highs, Is Now the Time to Consider Tesla Stock?

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In just five years, Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) went from being written off by Wall Street to becoming its darling. Over that period, Tesla shares soared from about $40 to an all-time high of $900 in January — a twentyfold gain that’s outpaced the likes of Amazon, Apple, and Alphabet. But since then, Tesla has shed nearly over a third of … Read more

‘Time for a New You’ campaign targets continuing education students in Robeson County

June 04, 2021 Even though the Lumber River is one of only five rivers in North Carolina designated as “Wild and Scenic” by Congress, the meandering waterway sees limited use except for locals who were raised on it. The Lumber River runs 115 miles from its headwaters at Drowning Creek near Southern Pines to the … Read more

Shop these Caribbean-owned fashion brands the next time your closet needs an upgrade

Shop these Caribbean-owned fashion brands the next time your closet needs an upgrade

Our team is dedicated to finding and telling you more about the products and deals we love. If you love them too and decide to purchase through the links below, we may receive a commission. Pricing and availability are subject to change. In The Know is proud to celebrate Caribbean American Heritage Month. During this … Read more