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Tesla moves a step closer to opening first European factory with German property deal

Tesla moves a step closer to opening first European factory with German property deal

Published 19/01/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - U.S. electric car pioneer Tesla (TSLA.O) has agreed to buy a property on the outskirts of Berlin, bringing it a step closer [more…]

Auto industry cautious as China starts 2020 with forecast of a 2% sales decline

Auto industry cautious as China starts 2020 with forecast of a 2% sales decline

Published 13/01/2020

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Automakers in China need to get used to a new normal of “low speed growth” in the world’s largest car market, the [more…]

More than 400,000 German jobs at risk in switch to electric cars: Handelsblatt

More than 400,000 German jobs at risk in switch to electric cars: Handelsblatt

Published 13/01/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - The shift to electric vehicles could cost 410,000 jobs in Germany by 2030, daily Handelsblatt reported on Monday, citing government advisers. In [more…]

Ford’s China vehicle sales drop 26% in third straight year of decline

Ford’s China vehicle sales drop 26% in third straight year of decline

Published 13/01/2020

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co’s (F.N) China vehicle sales fell for a third consecutive year, by 26.1%, as it battles a prolonged overall sales [more…]

Indonesian trade unions to rally as government files new labor rules to parliament

Indonesian trade unions to rally as government files new labor rules to parliament

Published 09/01/2020

JAKARTA (Reuters) - A coalition of trade unions will mobilize thousands of people next week to block the Indonesian government’s plan to relax restrictive labor [more…]

Uber stops upfront ride pricing in response to California worker law

Uber stops upfront ride pricing in response to California worker law

Published 09/01/2020

(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc on Wednesday informed its California customers that it would switch to providing estimates as opposed to fixed prices for its [more…]

U.S. safety agency opens probe into fatal Tesla crash in Indiana

U.S. safety agency opens probe into fatal Tesla crash in Indiana

Published 09/01/2020

(Reuters) - The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said on Wednesday it was launching an investigation into the Dec. 29 crash of a [more…]

China to lower import tariffs on frozen pork, avocados from January 1

China to lower import tariffs on frozen pork, avocados from January 1

Published 23/12/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will lower tariffs on products ranging from frozen pork and avocado to some types of semiconductors next year as Beijing looks [more…]

U.S. agency probes 12th Tesla crash tied to possible Autopilot use

U.S. agency probes 12th Tesla crash tied to possible Autopilot use

Published 13/12/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. auto safety agency said Friday it will investigate a 12th Tesla crash that may be tied to the vehicle’s advanced [more…]

German manufacturing contraction eases in November

German manufacturing contraction eases in November

Published 02/12/2019

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany’s export-dependent manufacturing sector contracted at a slower pace for the second month in a row in November, a survey showed on [more…]