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Tesla Gets Tariff Exemption from Commerce Department

Tesla Gets Tariff Exemption from Commerce Department

Despite all of the bluster by the Trump administration about levying tariffs on steel and aluminum, the U.S. Commerce Department has offered plenty of tariff waivers on auto companies. Most of those have been for steel, but Tesla just got the government to waive 10%...
UAW Chides Trump Administration about Emissions Plans

UAW Chides Trump Administration about Emissions Plans

A Congressional subcommittee heard testimony this week that the Trump administration proposed changes to the existing emissions and fuel economy requirements would reduce employment in the auto industry and open the car business to junk science. Josh Nassar, the...
Lexus Adds Advanced Safety Suite Across the Line

Lexus Adds Advanced Safety Suite Across the Line

Toyota’s luxury arm will make its Lexus Safety System+ standard on all future models, the automaker announced on Wednesday, a move it said could prevent many crashes and reduce the severity of others. The move comes a week after sibling brand Toyota announced it will...
GM Wants to be Part of Solution to Climate Change

GM Wants to be Part of Solution to Climate Change

General Motors does believe it has to be part of the solution to climate change, said Mary Barra, GM chairman and chief executive officer, during what was billed as the company’s first virtual annual meeting. Barra said that for some years now GM has heeded the...