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Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Regulations

Toyota Says Trump Sent Message Carmaker ‘Not Welcomed’

May 20, 2019

Via: Industry Week

Toyota Motor Corp. rebuked President Donald Trump’s declaration that imported cars threaten U.S. national security, signaling contentious talks are ahead for the White House and America’s key trading partners. In an unusually strong-worded statement, Japan’s largest automaker said Trump’s proclamation […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Regulations

Trump delays tariffs on imported autos for six months

May 17, 2019

Via: Automotive News

WASHINGTON — The White House said on Friday that President Donald Trump is delaying a decision by up to six months on whether to impose tariffs on imported cars and parts to allow for more time for trade talks with […]


Regulations

Macron takes aim at U.S. in push for fairer tech industry

May 16, 2019

Via: Reuters

PARIS (Reuters) – President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday took a swipe at the freewheeling U.S. business model, saying the private sector had too much influence on U.S. policy and Europe should offer a middle way between China’s state control and […]


Regulations

Democrat Warren targets Pentagon contractors, calls industry corrupt

May 16, 2019

Via: Reuters

Warren wants to limit the ability of former Pentagon officials to work for contractors or foreign governments and to make public the documents of private companies working with the Defense Department, she outlined on Thursday in post on Medium. Warren […]


Regulations

Huawei willing to sign ‘no-spy’ agreements with governments: chairman

May 14, 2019

Via: Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) – Huawei is willing to sign no-spy agreements with governments, including Britain, the Chinese telecommunications company’s chairman said on Tuesday as the United States pressures European countries to shun the firm over spying concerns. Washington has told allies […]


Regulations

Foxconn’s Gou retains board seat on proposed board: source

May 10, 2019

Via: Reuters

TAIPEI (Reuters) – Terry Gou, chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn, will retain a seat on the company’s proposed board, a source with knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Friday, as he plans to run for Taiwan’s presidential election. Gou […]


Regulations

Uber faces lawsuit by Australian taxi drivers for ‘illegal operations’

May 3, 2019

Via: Reuters

The lawsuit, filed on Friday at the Victoria Supreme Court by law firm Maurice Blackburn, was brought on behalf of about 6,000 drivers and taxi license owners from across four Australian states, the lawyers said in a statement. “This will […]


Regulations

UK’s Lidington: Huawei leak inquiry needed to ensure government integrity

May 2, 2019

Via: Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) – The British government’s inquiry into the disclosure of secret information relating to Chinese telecoms company Huawei was needed to ensure the integrity of national security discussions, cabinet office minister David Lidington said on Thursday. Prime Minister Theresa […]


Logistics, Process, Regulations

Manufacturers Across EU Issue Warning Against a No-Deal Brexit

April 10, 2019

Via: Industry Week

U.K. manufacturers and their counterparts across the European Union said they’re “woefully” unprepared for a no-deal Brexit and called on the bloc to avoid Britain leaving without an agreement. “Neither the EU nor the U.K. are ready, and as a […]


Regulations

Exclusive: U.S. lawmakers introduce bill to boost electric car tax credits

April 10, 2019

Via: Reuters

The bill is sponsored by Democratic Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters, Republican Senators Lamar Alexander and Susan Collins and Democratic Representative Dan Kildee, the sponsors told Reuters ahead of its official introduction. The bill could lift electric vehicle sales […]