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Aug 10, 2018

Comprehensive coverage of Greek wildfires

Reuters was quick to provide comprehensive coverage of wildfires that swept through a resort town near Athens, reporting key developments and producing a powerful account based on quotes and details of the horrors of the disaster. In addition to striking photos and video footage, Reuters delivered an in-depth interactive graphic mapping out how the events unfolded.

BMW to raise prices of two U.S.-made SUV models in China

Reuters reported exclusively that German carmaker BMW will raise the prices of two U.S.-made crossover sport-utility vehicles in China to cope with the additional cost of tariffs on U.S. car imports into the world’s biggest auto market. BMW said in a statement to Reuters that it will increase maker-suggested retail prices of the popular, relatively high-margin X5 and X6 SUV models by 4 percent to 7 percent.

Bezos throws cash, engineers at rocket program as space race accelerates

In an in-depth report, Reuters detailed how Amazon’s founder Jeff Bezos was beefing up teams of engineers at his private space company Blue Origin and intensifying efforts to meet what insiders call a “very aggressive” 2020 target for the launch of its heavy rocket. Mounting a successful test in 2020 would give Blue Origin its best shot at fending off competing rockets and new ones expected to enter the market in the next few years, analysts said.