New York City pulls 298 Bombardier subway cars, cites safety concerns
Problems with car doors adds to additional issues with Bombardier’s performance noted by the MTA.
New York will be first US city to charge congestion toll
London, Singapore and Stockholm have all implemented similar systems.
Bombardier resumes rail car deliveries to NYC after problems
Deliveries suspended, citing software issues and past problems with springs between the cars and doors weeping oil.
Amazon to split second HQ between New York, Virginia [UPDATED]
Toronto’s hopes of hosting Amazon’s new HQ have been dashed.
Tories call Wynne’s pushback against Buy American a ‘last ditch election ploy’
Premier’s move backed by federal Liberals, panned by trade analysts.
Ontario plans Buy American retaliation: will discuss with other provinces
Planned bill would reduce procurement opportunities for states that adopt Buy American provisions.
Tesla starts producing solar cells in Buffalo
Company hopes to scale cell production beyond two gigawatts annually.
Cascades to close New York City packaging plant
Facility has reached its physical limits, selling property for $72 million.
GM launches Maven car sharing service in New York
Members of the service can use a smartphone app to unlock access to the automaker’s vehicles for up to 28 days.
Ontario’s Wynne reaches out to US governors to win allies on free trade
Provincial government fears a proposed Buy American bill in New York state could trigger a domino effect in other states.
Ontario to push for exemption to NY Buy American policy
Will focus not on the potential impacts to New York’s “self interest.”
Tesla, Panasonic to make PV cells in Buffalo
Cells, modules will be used in solar panels for non-solar roof products and solar glass tile roofs that Tesla plans to begin making.
GM investing $334M in New York state plants
Money will pay for new equipment and machinery at factories in Tonawanda, Lockport and Rochester.
Three US states sue Volkwagen and affiliates over diesel scandal
Lawsuits allege VW employees tried to cover up emissions cheating.
NY wins $600M for photonics R&D and manufacturing hub
Photonics “ecosystem” will include foundry access, automated packaging, assembly and workforce development.
NY nuclear plant reactor could be offline for weeks
Several thousand gallons of transformer oil spilled into the Hudson River after a fire.
New Flyer gets $138M order for 276 buses headed to New York
Production of the 40-foot Xcelsior clean diesel buses is expected to begin in the third quarter of 2014.