January 22, 2021
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Car strikes man on Zoom call inside Middleburg Heights building, police chief says

MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS, Ohio — A man is in serious condition after a car crashed into a Middleburg Heights building while he was on a Zoom call, Police Chief Ed Tomba said.

The crash happened shortly before 11 a.m. at Davis & Company CPAs on Pearl Road and Seneca Trail.

A dump truck was trying to make a left into a parking lot on Pearl Road when a car was coming from the opposite direction and struck it in the bumper, Tomba said. It appears the dump truck made too wide of a left turn, he noted.

The driver of the car tried to stop, but instead pressed the gas pedal, crashed into the bumper and flew onto a tree lawn before crashing into the building, Tomba said. The office worker got pinned under the car.

The man on the Zoom call was taken to Southwest General Health Center and later

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Daimler labor chief urges lawmakers to promote car charging

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – European lawmakers should promote electric car charging infrastructure as aggressively as they seek to lower carbon dioxide emissions, Michael Brecht, works council chief at German carmaker Daimler <DAIGn.DE>, told Reuters.

Carmakers have warned that European Commission proposals to cut average new car emissions in 2030 by 50% below 2021 levels threaten manufacturing jobs, which are heavily dependent on assembling combustion engine cars.

Overall demand for cars could suffer if ownership of electric vehicles was not made more attractive with more readily available charging networks, Brecht said.

“The political establishment should not decide on a green deal to tighten carbon dioxide emission limits unconditionally,” Brecht told Reuters. “There has to be a master plan for ramping up charging infrastructure. There are lots of small initiatives but there is nobody bringing it all together.”

Earlier this week, the European Parliament voted in favor of a legally binding target for

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Daimler labour chief urges lawmakers to promote car charging

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – European lawmakers should promote electric car charging infrastructure as aggressively as they seek to lower carbon dioxide emissions, Michael Brecht, works council chief at German carmaker Daimler, told Reuters.

Carmakers have warned that European Commission proposals to cut average new car emissions in 2030 by 50% below 2021 levels threaten manufacturing jobs, which are heavily dependent on assembling combustion engine cars.

Overall demand for cars could suffer if ownership of electric vehicles was not made more attractive with more readily available charging networks, Brecht said.

“The political establishment should not decide on a green deal to tighten carbon dioxide emission limits unconditionally,” Brecht told Reuters. “There has to be a master plan for ramping up charging infrastructure. There are lots of small initiatives but there is nobody bringing it all together.”

Earlier this week, the European Parliament voted in favour of a legally binding target for the

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Icahn Automotive Appoints Elisa Bannon-Jones Chief People Officer and Deborah Brundage Chief Marketing Officer

Bannon-Jones and Brundage to lead the Human Resources and Marketing Strategies

Icahn Automotive, an Icahn Enterprises L.P. company, which owns and operates leading service provider Pep Boys, has announced the appointment of two senior executives: Elisa Bannon-Jones as Chief People Officer (CPO) and Deborah Brundage as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Bannon-Jones will lead the overall human resources strategy, overseeing compensation and benefits, talent acquisition, and performance and development. Brundage will direct the Company’s marketing, communications, and customer experience strategies, with a strong focus on consumer insights and digital engagement.

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Elisa Bannon-Jones, Chief People Officer (Photo: Business Wire)

Brian Kaner, CEO – Service said, “Our people and customers are central to everything we do. Elisa and Deborah both bring significant executive expertise and unique perspectives that we are confident will strengthen our culture, enhance our customer experience, and improve our

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Smith Transportation Services Appoints Jonathan Adams as Chief Executive Officer

The Post Capital Partners’ portfolio company enhances its leadership team to accelerate the strategic expansion of its attractive Load-to-Ride service within its existing and new geographies

Smith Transportation Services, LLC, a national full-service third-party logistics & asset-light transportation services provider, and a portfolio company of Post Capital Partners, is excited to announce the appointment of Jonathan Adams to its industry-leading management team as Chief Executive Officer.

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Mr. Adams has spent his entire 25-year career in the Transportation & Logistics industry as an investment banker, strategic advisor, board member, operational leader, and consultant. He has previously led the Transportation & Logistics Advisory Teams at Houlihan Lokey, Sterne Agee & Leach, and Deloitte. Adams also served as President & Chief Executive Officer of SeaCo Ltd where he led the company from bankruptcy in 2009 until its sale in 2011 to HNA

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