Jasmine Garsd

Pages

The Two-Way
11:44 am
Mon January 12, 2015

Ford's New Aluminum F-150, VW Golf Take Top Detroit Auto Show Honors

The new F-150's aluminum body cuts about 700 pounds off the truck's weight.
Ford Motor Co.

Originally published on Mon January 12, 2015 7:12 pm

Ford's aluminum F-150 was one of the big stars today at the 2015 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, taking the prize for truck of the year.

The F-150's aluminum body cuts about 700 pounds off the truck's weight. A report from NPR's Sonari Glinton says the F-150 is Ford's most important vehicle, and quotes Aaron Bragman, Detroit bureau chief for Cars.com, as saying the automaker's move to aluminum is one of the biggest gambles in the auto industry in years.

Read more
The Two-Way
5:30 pm
Fri January 9, 2015

Concern Over The Future Of 36 Released Cuban Dissidents

Cuban performance artist and activist Tania Bruguera was arrested Dec. 30 when she and 50 other dissidents tried to set up an open mic session at Revolution Square.
Adalberto Roque AFP/Getty Images

Originally published on Mon January 12, 2015 4:16 pm

Cuba has reportedly released 36 dissidents from prison in the last two days, as part of the move to improve relations with the US. Activists, however, remain concerned over the future of those released.

Read more
Music
4:53 pm
Thu December 18, 2014

Music A Longtime Feature Of Cuba-U.S. Cultural Exchange

Originally published on Thu December 18, 2014 6:32 pm

Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

Pages