Tag: China


Alleged Tesla Spying Issue Leads To Road Ban in China! Here’s Why This is Bad News for the EV Maker

June 23, 2022

Via: Tech Times

The alleged Tesla spying issue led to a massive road ban in China. Authorities announced this decision because the surveillance problem might affect their residents’ privacy. As of writing, Tesla’s popular electric vehicle units are restricted on some roads in […]


AAM Urges Biden Administration to Extend the Section 301 Tariffs

June 16, 2022

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

The Biden administration, faced with an inflation rate that hasn’t been this high in years, is considering cutting the Section 301 import tariffs on goods from China. That might ease inflation, some White House advisers say. They’re in a tight […]


Tesla Cancels Online Job Fairs in China

June 10, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Tesla Inc. has canceled three of its recruitment live-stream events for China scheduled for June, days after Chief Executive Elon Musk warned that the company was about to cut jobs. The electric-auto maker had advertised online events for June 16, […]

Logistics, Process, Regulations

U.S.-China Commission Examines Critical Vulnerability in the Global Supply Chain: China

June 10, 2022

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

Witnesses testified to the threat of China’s supply chain dominance before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission Thursday, highlighting the need to bolster domestic manufacturing. The commission’s investigation comes as the global supply chain has been buffeted by the […]


Union Leaders to President Biden: Don’t Cut the China Tariffs

June 8, 2022

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

Earlier this week Axios reported on a letter sent to the United States Trade Representative by a bunch of labor union leaders, with a simple message: The Biden administration shouldn’t cut tariffs on China. This is a story that’s bubbling […]

Process, Production

Another step on the road to perovskite solar mass production

May 31, 2022

Via: Electronics Weekly

PTAA – poly[bis(4-phenyl)(2, 4, 6-trimethylphenyl)amine] – is a successful hole-transporting material for perovskite solar cells, but can only be applied using spin-coating, which is not suitable for wide areas, according to the research team. Blade-coating is compatible with large surfaces, […]


Blinken Calls China the “Most Serious Long-Term Challenge to the International Order”

May 27, 2022

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

In a long-awaited speech, Secretary of State Antony Blinken outlined the Biden administration’s approach to China Thursday, stressing that the United States is not seeking to ignite conflict, but instead executing a strategy he summarized as “invest, align, compete.” Though […]


Wait, How Much Money Does China Spend on its Industrial Policy?

May 24, 2022

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

The Wall Street Journal ran an editorial this weekend dumping on everyone involved in the fight over the Commerce Department investigation of solar panel imports from four countries in Southeast Asia. The investigation is exploring an allegation that these imports […]

Logistics, Process

Worker Shortages Snarl Shipping Even as Shanghai Lockdown Eases

May 18, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

China appears to be gradually easing its lockdown of Shanghai, but that won’t bring immediate relief to global supply chain congestion, according to a major shipping company. Shortages of rail, port and trucking workers in China and the U.S. need […]

Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Regulations

The Probe Into Solar Import Circumvention Hasn’t Been Stopped

May 17, 2022

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

Last week we took a closer look at the freakout over a Commerce Department circumvention investigation into solar panel imports allegedly avoiding anti-dumping duties on goods made in China. We learned the leading voice in this freakout, the trade association […]