HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii lawmakers have put the state at the front of a national discussion over the future of ethanol in gasoline by passing a bill that puts an end to a requirement that the corn-based additive be mixed into fuel sold in the state.
By Andrew Osborn and Mark Trevelyan LONDON (Reuters) - A late burst of opinion polls on Wednesday suggested that Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron and Labour challenger Ed Miliband had fought each other to a standstill on the eve of Britain's most unpredictable election in a generation. The stakes are high because Britain's future in the European Union, as well as its national cohesion, could hinge on the result. Both the main party leaders have insisted they are fighting to win outright, despite the overwhelming signals from the opinion polls that they would need to seek one or more allies to form a coalition or survive as a precarious minority government. "We can achieve an overall majority that gives Britain the strong stable government that continues, with a long-term economic plan that is working," Cameron said on Wednesday.
Luxury electric car maker Tesla said Wednesday it was on track to deliver 55,000 cars this year even as its losses widened on revved up research spending. Founder Elon Musk and chief financial officer Deepak Ahuja said in a letter to shareholders that the company produced 11,160 Model S cars in the January-March quarter and expected to begin delivering the long-awaited Model X late in the third quarter.