Amazon ends field tests for delivery bot Scout

Amazon is ending its field tests of autonomous delivery robot Scout. The company is “reorienting the program” after certain aspects failed to meet customer needs, according to a spokesperson.

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Volkswagen warns of production shift from Germany over gas shortage

Volkswagen AG is exploring ways to help its broad supplier network in Europe counter a shortage in natural gas, including making more parts locally and shifting manufacturing capacity.

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FMC proposes tighter container billing standards

Ocean carriers and marine terminals would be subject to stricter — and potentially costlier — billing requirements when they charge shippers for late containers under a proposal by the Federal Maritime Commission.

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