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Tariffs Update: Latest News as the World Reacts

Tariffs Update: Latest News as the World Reacts

After President Donald Trump said the U.S. plans to impose 25 percent tariffs on steel imports and 10 percent on aluminum, the shock waves are being felt around the world. Asia’s up in arms, Canada’s
National Security Is a Good Reason for Protection. But Not of Steel and Aluminum

National Security Is a Good Reason for Protection. But Not of Steel and Aluminum

If countries begin ignoring the WTO by slapping high tariffs and quotas on each other, global trade could shudder to a halt.
Maven brings its Maven Gig service for on-demand economy workers to Austin

Maven brings its Maven Gig service for on-demand economy workers to Austin

Maven has launched its Maven Gig offering in Austin, just ahead of SXSW when there will probably be a fair amount of ride-hailing and on-demand food delivery activity. Maven Gig is the arm of GM’s
Trump’s Steel and Aluminum Trade Threat Hangs Over Nafta Talks

Trump’s Steel and Aluminum Trade Threat Hangs Over Nafta Talks

President Donald Trump’s latest trade salvo over steel and aluminum landed squarely in the middle of Nafta talks, overshadowing efforts by his own negotiators.
A Higher Gas Tax Won’t Fix America’s Highways

A Higher Gas Tax Won’t Fix America’s Highways

With greater fuel efficiency and electric cars, another source of revenue is needed.
Jaguar's All-Electric I-Pace SUV is Available Now

Jaguar's All-Electric I-Pace SUV is Available Now

After announcing plans for its all-electric SUV model -- the I-Pace -- earlier this year, British car manufacturer Jaguar has now released the car. The high-end sports utility vehicle has been seen as
ENATA Creates Foiler "Flying" Yacht

ENATA Creates Foiler "Flying" Yacht

ENATA has created a new yacht, its latest addition to the company's marine series. Called the Foiler, the intriguing aspect of this is that, at full height, it floats 1.5 metres off the sea, giving an
Toyota creates a new advanced research company fo focus on self-driving

Toyota creates a new advanced research company fo focus on self-driving

Toyota has an existing think tank, research organization and long-term development wing courtesy of Toyota Research Institute (TRI), but now it’s expanding TRI with a new sub-company of its own:

Pagani Is Developing An Electric Supercar for 2025

It's been awhile since we've heard from Pagani -- the last unveiling was the Huayra Roadster last winter. In an interview with Spanish broadcasting network elTres Tv, founder Horacio Pagani recently
Toyota Invests $2.8 Billion USD to Develop Self-Driving Cars

Toyota Invests $2.8 Billion USD to Develop Self-Driving Cars

Today, Toyota announced plans to join forces with two of its suppliers and fund a company dedicated to making the company's dream of self-driving cars a reality. Dubbed the "Toyota Research
Here’s What Equities Analysts Are Saying About Trump’s Tariffs

Here’s What Equities Analysts Are Saying About Trump’s Tariffs

U.S. President Donald Trump’s talk of trade war and plans to impose import tariffs of 25 percent on steel and 10 percent on aluminum products wreaked havoc on the market, putting the S&P 500 Index
Corporate America Really Hates Trump’s Aluminum-Tariff Proposal

Corporate America Really Hates Trump’s Aluminum-Tariff Proposal

A broad swath of corporate America strongly disagrees with it.
Ross Says Trump Chose Global Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum

Ross Says Trump Chose Global Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum

“That’s what the president seemed to announce yesterday,” Trump’s commerce secretary said.
EU Threatens Iconic U.S. Brands After Trump Opens Door to Trade War

EU Threatens Iconic U.S. Brands After Trump Opens Door to Trade War

Donald Trump set the stage for a trade war by slapping tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, daring other countries to retaliate and leading the European Union to warn that it would target iconic
West Virginia Teachers Didn’t Want to Strike. Now They Won’t Stop

West Virginia Teachers Didn’t Want to Strike. Now They Won’t Stop

“I think that teachers had just finally had enough,” said striking English teacher Erica Rodeheaver.
Icahn Sold Down Stake in Steel-Linked Investment Before Tariffs

Icahn Sold Down Stake in Steel-Linked Investment Before Tariffs

Carl Icahn sold about $30 million of shares in crane manufacturer Manitowoc Co. in the weeks before President Trump said he would impose new tariffs on U.S. steel imports.
Hyundai Motor Warns Tariffs May Jeopardize U.S. Production

Hyundai Motor Warns Tariffs May Jeopardize U.S. Production

Hyundai Motor Co. warned it may rethink how many vehicles it builds in the U.S., joining the world’s largest automakers in speaking out against U.S. President Donald Trump’s crackdown on steel and
Saudis Want to Make Their Own Weapons. Russia Is Eager to Help

Saudis Want to Make Their Own Weapons. Russia Is Eager to Help

Saudi Arabia aims to build a defense industry at breakneck speed, and it’s ready to look beyond its traditional Western allies for help.
Trump Trade Adviser Says Tariff ‘Exemptions’ Possible

Trump Trade Adviser Says Tariff ‘Exemptions’ Possible

The Trump administration shows scant sign of watering down its plan to impose stiff tariffs on steel and aluminum imports with carve-outs for specific countries, despite opposition from U.S. allies
Merkel’s Real Work Starts Now With Fourth Term Set

Merkel’s Real Work Starts Now With Fourth Term Set

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has her work cut out now that she’s on track to begin her fourth term.