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  • newIn Tit-For-Tat, Trump Threatens More Tariffs Against China

    In Tit-For-Tat, Trump Threatens More Tariffs Against China

    NewsPresident Donald Trump has directed the U.S. Trade Representative to prepare new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports as the two nations move closer to a potential trade war.Contributed Author: JEFF KAROUB and ZEKE MILLER, Associated Press…
    - 7 hours ago, 19 Jun 18, 11:09am -
  • newMayer Electric Supply Announces Corporate Rebranding

    Mayer Electric Supply Announces Corporate Rebranding

    Industry BriefBirmingham, AL-based electrical distributor Mayer Electric Supply has rebranded as simply Mayer, with a new logo and identity meant to portray how the company has grown to deliver value beyond distribution.Contributed Author: MayerTop…
    - 8 hours ago, 19 Jun 18, 10:10am -
  • newMayhew Tools Appoints Western Regional Sales Manager

    Mayhew Tools Appoints Western Regional Sales Manager

    Industry BriefTurners Falls, MA-based punch and chisel supplier Mayhew Tools has appointed Wayne Smith as its new western regional sales manager, where he brings 15 years of account management experience.Contributed Author: Mayhew ToolsTopics: Awar…
    - 8 hours ago, 19 Jun 18, 10:00am -
  • newCanadian Manufacturing Sales Down 1.3% In April

    Canadian Manufacturing Sales Down 1.3% In April

    NewsCanadian manufacturing sales fell in April after two straight months of increases, with sales down in 10 of 21 industries.Contributed Author: Statistics CanadaTopics: Economic Trends
    - 8 hours ago, 19 Jun 18, 9:57am -
  • Grainger Donates $6K In Tools To South Texas College Students

    Grainger Donates $6K In Tools To South Texas College Students

    Industry BriefIn an effort to assist deserving students preparing to enter the workforce, Grainger Industrial Supply has supplemented its annual scholarship to students by donating tools to South Texas College.Contributed Author: South Texas College…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jun 18, 12:30pm -
  • Core & Main Acquires St. Louis Fabrication & Supply, Expanding Fire Protection Offering

    Core & Main Acquires St. Louis Fabrication & Supply, Expanding Fire Protection Offering

    NewsU.S. plumbing and and waterworks distributor Core & Main has acquired St. Louis Fabrication & Supply.Contributed Author: Core & MainTopics: Mergers and Acquisitions
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jun 18, 12:13pm -
  • Power Tool Institute Launches New Training Module

    Power Tool Institute Launches New Training Module

    Industry BriefThe Power Tool Institute, an organization for power tool safety resources, information and education, has announced the launch of its new online training module, “Power Tool Safety – It’s in Your Hands,” designed to help users b…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jun 18, 11:36am -
  • Simonds Saw Distributor Training Program Sees Highest Attendance In 5 Years

    Simonds Saw Distributor Training Program Sees Highest Attendance In 5 Years

    Industry BriefEighteen distributors, manufacturer representatives and Simonds Saw employees attended Simonds' full-day training in April at its Fitchburg, MA facility.Contributed Author: Simonds SawTopics: Awards/Promotions
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jun 18, 11:15am -
  • Import Now To Beat Tariffs On Goods From China? It Will Cost

    Import Now To Beat Tariffs On Goods From China? It Will Cost

    NewsNew tariffs on imports from China may leave American companies with a choice — pay a higher freight bill now or pay the tariffs starting in three weeks.Contributed Author: DAVID KOENIG, AP Business WriterTopics: Earnings
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jun 18, 10:53am -
  • F.W. Webb Opens 6th Connecticut Location

    F.W. Webb Opens 6th Connecticut Location

    NewsF.W. Webb last week announced the opening of a new plumbing and heating wholesale store in Meriden, CT. The location also includes a Frank Webb Home showroom that will open mid-July.Contributed Author: F.W. Webb
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jun 18, 10:32am -

London Evening Standard: Transport

National Journal: Transportation

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POLITICO: Morning Transportation

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The Economist: Transportation

The Guardian: Automotive

  • newFlying cars: why haven't they taken off yet?
    Despite their potential, no one has managed to take them from flight of fancy to everyday reality In 1940, Henry Ford said: “Mark my words – a combination aeroplane and motor car is coming.” With flying taxis apparently on the way, it looks lik…
    - 17 hours ago, 19 Jun 18, 1:00am -
  • UK facing weakest growth since 2009; Audi CEO arrested over dieselgate scandal - as it happened
    Britain’s bosses warn that Britain’s economy is weakening, as German prosecutors arrest boss of VW’s Audi divisionLatest: Audi boss arrested over emissions scandalMost senior exec detained since scandal brokeEarlier:BCC predicts weakest UK grow…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jun 18, 12:33pm -
  • Audi chief arrested in Germany over diesel scandal
    Judge orders that Rupert Stadler be held to prevent him obstructing investigationThe chief executive of Audi has been arrested, the most senior Volkswagen official to be taken into custody over the emissions cheating scandal. Prosecutors in Munich sa…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jun 18, 10:15am -
  • Tesla workers say they pay the price for Elon Musk's big promises
    The CEO is known for outsized claims and ambitious goals. But numerous factory workers say he doesn’t follow through – and that his leadership sets a troubling toneIt was “a master class in emotional intelligence”, raved the business magazine…
    - 6 days ago, 14 Jun 18, 2:29am -
  • VW fined €1bn by German prosecutors over diesel scandal
    Carmaker says it will not appeal and hopes fine is major step towards ending crisisVolkswagen has been fined €1bn (£880m) over diesel emissions cheating in what amounts to one of the highest ever fines imposed by German authorities against a compa…
    - 6 days ago, 13 Jun 18, 2:09pm -
  • Brexit: parts of UK manufacturing 'at risk of extinction', CBI says

    - 7 days ago, 13 Jun 18, 5:14am -
  • Tesla to cut 9% of staff as Elon Musk's electric car company seeks profitability
    CEO says thousands of job losses are part of a ‘difficult, but necessary’ restructuringTesla is slashing thousands of jobs, its chief executive, Elon Musk, announced Tuesday, as the electronic car company attempts to hit production targets and re…
    - 7 days ago, 12 Jun 18, 3:36pm -
  • Motorists 'are being misled by autonomous driving aids' - report
    Tesla and Nissan among carmakers criticised for setting ‘unrealistic expectations’The marketing of driving assistance features such as Autopilot, ProPilot and others as “autonomous” is setting unrealistic expectations and causing dangerous dr…
    - 8 days ago, 11 Jun 18, 7:01pm -
  • Mary Wilson upset by undressed nurses | Brief letters
    Alec Issigonis | Morris Minors | Eid al-Fitr recipes | Mary WilsonHostile as I am to today’s “hostile environment”, I’m not so sure that Morris Minor designer Alec Issigonis (Letters, 11 June) would necessarily have fallen foul of it. His fat…
    - 8 days ago, 11 Jun 18, 1:01pm -
  • Jaguar Land Rover to move UK production of Discovery to Slovakia
    Hundreds of jobs could be at risk but Solihull plant to be upgraded for electric modelsBritain’s biggest car manufacturer, Jaguar Land Rover, is to transfer all production of its Land Rover Discovery model from the West Midlands to a plant in Slova…
    - 8 days ago, 11 Jun 18, 10:41am -

The Guardian: Low Emission Cars

  • Sales of hybrid cars soar as diesels plunge by nearly a quarter
    Drivers continue to shun diesel in the face of environmental and tax concernsSales of plug-in hybrid cars soared by nearly three-quarters year on year in May, dramatically outstripping the 3.4% overall growth in new car registrations.Nearly 4,000 plu…
    - 15 days ago, 5 Jun 18, 5:37am -
  • The latest weak attacks on EVs and solar panels | Dana Nuccitelli
    The powerful few who benefit from the fossil fuel status quo are exerting their influenceOver the past two weeks, media attacks on solar panels and electric vehicles have been followed by Trump administration policies aimed at boosting their fossil f…
    - 16 days ago, 4 Jun 18, 6:00am -
  • Whatever happened to that $35,000 Tesla Model 3 you still can’t buy?
    As tax credits threaten to run out and more powerful and expensive versions launch, buyers are still waitingThis week saw Tesla’s enigmatic chief executive Elon Musk take to Twitter to announce two more powerful, and more expensive, versions of the…
    - 26 days ago, 25 May 18, 6:00am -
  • Australia can be competitive car manufacturer again, says UK industrialist
    Producing cheaper, lighter electric cars is key, says Sanjeev Gupta whose company bought South Australia’s Whyalla’s steelworksSign up to receive the top stories in Australia every day at noonProducing cheaper, lighter electric cars means Austral…
    - 28 days ago, 23 May 18, 3:30am -
  • Elon Musk announces $78,000 high-performance version of Tesla Model 3
    New faster dual-motor AWD variants added to lineup as firm continues battle to ramp up production of ‘mass market’ TeslaElon Musk has announced two new versions of the Model 3, including a high-performance model capable of hitting 60mph in 3.5 se…
    - 29 days ago, 21 May 18, 8:26am -
  • Yes, EVs are green and global warming is raising sea levels | Dana Nuccitelli
    Republicans paid by the fossil fuel industry deny these realitiesLast week, the House Science, Space and Technology Committee held yet another climate science hearing similar to those from April 2017, February 2017, January 2016, May 2015, June 2014,…
    - 30 days ago, 21 May 18, 6:00am -
  • California, battered by global warming’s weather whiplash, is fighting to stop it | Dana Nuccitelli
    Hit by record droughts and rainfall and wildfires, California leads the way in tackling global warmingIn 1988 – the same year Nasa’s James Hansen warned Congress about the threats posed by human-caused global warming – water expert Peter Gleick…
    - 37 days ago, 14 May 18, 6:00am -
  • New law to tackle electric cars’ silent menace to pedestrians
    Sound emitters will give warning of vehicles travelling at low speeds They are green, clean and make very little noise. It is this latter quality, initially seen by many as a good thing, that has become an acute concern for safety campaigners, who fe…
    - 45 days ago, 6 May 18, 4:00am -
  • Michael Gove leading plan to ban sale of new hybrid cars by 2040
    Environment secretary favours the move but it is hotly contested within government Michael Gove is spearheading plans to halt the sale of new hybrid cars by 2040 to help tackle UK air pollution, Whitehall sources have said.Ministers have been battlin…
    - 46 days ago, 4 May 18, 1:35pm -
  • Surprise UK rise in new car sales but diesel continues to plunge
    Motor industry takes cheer despite latest 25% monthly fall in diesel vehicle salesNew car sales in the UK increased for the first time in a year in April, but demand for diesel models continues to be in freefall.The sale of 168,000 cars across the mo…
    - 47 days ago, 4 May 18, 5:47am -
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