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How ancient river on Mars is helping NASA’s Perseverance rover in its mission

NASA sent the Perseverance rover to Mars in 2020. The key objective of the mission includes collecting rock samples from the Red Planet that may contain signs of ancient microbial life. NASA and ESA will later send a spacecraft to Mars to collect these samples from the surface and return them to Earth for in-depth analysis. The Perseverance rover is also tasked with analysing the planet’s geology and past climate that will pave the way for human exploration of Mars. According to NASA, an ancient river on Mars is helping…

Here are the questions we have for Ford and its CEO Jim Farley about their latest EV price cuts

We're raising our eyebrows at Ford 's (F) new price cuts on its popular electric pick-up truck. The move appears to challenge the automaker's claims that the F-150 Lightning is in high demand. Ford announced Monday it will cut prices on the Lightning between 7% and 17% depending on the model. The base, which was originally at $59,000, will now come down by $10,000. When the F-150 EV first debuted in April 2022, its starting price was $39,974, before some price hikes due to supply constraints and sharply higher costs for…

tesla: Ford CEO Jim Farley says Tesla Superchargers may become the standard for EV charging

Ford CEO Jim Farley said Tesla's Superchargers may become the standard for EV charging in the U.S., a day after the Michigan-based company struck a deal allowing Ford owners to gain access to the rival charging stations in North America."I think there's a chance you know," Farley said in response to a question on CNBC on whether Tesla Superchargers will become the standard for EV charging. Ford shares were up 2.8% at $11.69. Farley added that General Motors and other automakers are going to "have a big choice to make" in…

Tesla CEO Elon Musk discusses EV future with Ford CEO Jim Farley

Ford F-150 Lightning vs Tesla Cybertruck Source: Elon Musk Tesla CEO Elon Musk is going to discuss the future of electric vehicles with Ford CEO Jim Farley on a Twitter Spaces. Musk has been pushing his Twitter Spaces feature over the last few weeks. When being interviewed by CNBC earlier this month, he insisted that the interview also be live on the live chat platform powered by Twitter. Yesterday, he also hosted Ron DeSantis’ official campaign announcement. Now Tesla’s CEO…

Ford CEO Farley says Chinese automakers like BYD are biggest EV rivals

Ford CEO Jim Farley on Feb. 13, 2023 at a battery lab for the automaker in suburban Detroit, announcing a new $3.5 billion EV battery plant in the state to produce lithium iron phosphate batteries, or LFP, batteries.Michael Wayland/CNBCDETROIT – Ford Motor's largest competition in electric vehicles isn't U.S. leader Tesla or crosstown rival General Motors, it's Chinese automakers, CEO Jim Farley said Thursday.Farley said Chinese companies such as Warren Buffett-backed BYD are ahead of the large U.S. automakers and…

Ford CEO Jim Farley frustrated after bad earnings

Ford CEO Jim Farley is frustrated.The company's fourth-quarter earnings on Thursday missed analyst expectations by a wide margin, as costs and supply chain issues again hurt Ford's bottom line, Farley knows his company needs to change."We have to change our cost profile," Farley told CNBC after a call with analysts to discuss the quarter's results. "We know what we have to go after. I'd love to give you all the metrics and all the specific gaps we see. But you know, whether it's absenteeism, the number of sequencing…

Chris Rock Explains Why He Always Thinks Of Chris Farley Whenever He Sees Adam Sandler In A Project Like Uncut Gems

December 18th will mark the 25 years since comedian Chris Farley's death. It's now become a tradition for his close friends to pay tribute to the late SNL alum on the anniversary of his passing, and this year is no different. During a two-part episode of their podcast, Dana Carvey and David Spade interviewed many guests to celebrate the late comedic actor. One of the most exciting interviews is with Top Five actor Chris Rock. During the chat, Rock revealed that when he sees Adam Sandler take on dramatic roles, like his…

Adam Sandler Says It’s Emotional Singing Tribute Song for Chris Farley – The Hollywood Reporter

Adam Sandler continues to pay tribute to his former castmate and friend, Chris Farley, 25 years after his death. During Thursday’s episode of the Happy Sad Confused podcast, the Hustle actor says he still finds it difficult to perform the “Chris Farley Song” during his shows on the Adam Sandler Live stand-up comedy tour, which kicked off in October. Sandler explained he sings the tribute song at the end of each show and that during the first few performances, he would “get so emotional.”  “I’ve…

Ford CEO Jim Farley on popularity of F-150 Lightning backup power

Ford CEO Jim Farley told Jim Cramer that the F-150 Lightning's abilities as a source of backup power for homes and job sites have been a real "eye-opener" for the automaker. Farley was responding to an inquiry from the Club after Jefferies earlier this week downgraded generator mainstay Generac on the thought that electric vehicles with these types of capabilities could disrupt the backup power industry. Farley said he and Ford (F) had thought this EV power perk was for commercial customers only but found that people want…

Comedy legend Chris Farley comes to comics in new Z2 bio graphic novel

It’s been almost 25 years since the tragic passing of comedy legend Chris Farley. Perhaps best known for iconic performances and characters on Saturday Night Life and his larger than life antics, Farley remains a beloved entertainer to this day. His life and career has been chronicled in various documentaries and now in comic form. Z2 has announced Growing Up Farley, a graphic novel about the comedy icon. Co-written by Chris Farley’s brother, stand-up comedian and actor Kevin Farley, the story “provides an intimate…