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Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Regulations

Tesla lawyer leaves following SEC settlement

November 13, 2018

Via: Automotive News

SAN FRANCISCO — An experienced securities lawyer has left Tesla Inc. just as the company needs one under its fraud settlement with U.S. regulators. Phil Rothenberg, a vice president in Tesla’s legal department, became general counsel at Sonder, a hospitality […]


Regulations

VW, Daimler agree to pay for diesel retrofits in Germany

November 9, 2018

Via: Automotive News

COLOGNE/BERLIN — Volkswagen and Daimler have agreed to spend up to 3,000 euros ($3,430) per vehicle to help reduce diesel emissions as the government and industry respond to driving bans in major cities, Germany’s Transport Minister said. While Andreas Scheuer […]


Regulations

Manufacturing Exit from China to Dodge US Duties Gains Pace

November 7, 2018

Via: Industry Week

With U.S. levies on $200 billion of Chinese products set to balloon to 25% in 2019, companies on the mainland making everything from car parts to cameras are lining up other production facilities across Southeast Asia. Ayala Corp., the Philippines’ […]


Regulations

SEC subpoenas Tesla on Model 3 production estimates

November 2, 2018

Via: Reuters

Tesla has repeatedly missed its own production deadlines for the crucial Model 3 sedan, and is being investigated by multiple government agencies for misleading investors about its business. The company said in a filing that no government agency in ongoing […]


Regulations

Chinese chipmaker’s ambitions come unstuck with U.S. indictment

November 2, 2018

Via: Reuters

HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese state-backed semiconductor maker Fujian Jinhua Integrated Circuit Co Ltd billed itself as a national leader in the tech industry. It planned to drive a shift toward locally made chips and end a heavy reliance on […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Regulations

NiSource discloses criminal probe of Massachusetts gas pipeline explosions

November 1, 2018

Via: Reuters

HOUSTON/BOSTON (Reuters) – Federal prosecutors have launched a criminal investigation of utility company NiSource Inc over gas explosions and fires in three Massachusetts communities that killed one person and injured at least 21 others in September, the company disclosed on […]


Regulations

US Blocks Exports to Chinese Chipmaker as Tensions Simmer

October 30, 2018

Via: Industry Week

The Trump administration has slapped restrictions on exports to a Chinese government-backed chipmaker it says threatens U.S. national security, adding pressure to an already fraught relationship between the world’s two largest economies. The Commerce Department said it’s blocking sales of […]


Industry Focus Areas, Medical, Regulations

FDA to review Xeris’ glucagon rescue pen auto-injector

October 24, 2018

Via: Mass Device

Xeris Pharmaceuticals (NSDQ:XERS) said today that the FDA accepted its new drug application for a ready-to-use liquid glucagon rescue pen device. The company’s product is designed to treat severe hypoglycemia in people with diabetes. The FDA is slated to make […]


Regulations

Elon Musk, Tesla settlement with SEC over tweets approved by U.S. judge

October 16, 2018

Via: Automotive News

NEW YORK — A federal judge approved a $40 million settlement by Tesla Inc. and Chief Executive Elon Musk with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, resolving government claims that Musk misled the public with a flurry of tweets about […]


Regulations

How Will the Shift from NAFTA to USMCA Affect the Auto Industry?

October 12, 2018

Via: Industry Week

The Trump administration’s unapologetic disparagement of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has resulted in a replacement agreement, announced October 1, with the governments of Canada and Mexico. Now that NAFTA is called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), how […]