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Mazda joins Toyota in decrying possible auto tariffs

The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, the industry's chief lobbying group in Washington, said this week that a 25% import tariff would increase the average price of an imported vehicle by $5,800, ...

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Why the US Could Lose Big If Trump Imposes Auto Tariffs

Why the US Could Lose Big If Trump Imposes Auto Tariffs

Tariffs would substantially increase prices for consumers, and retaliation against US auto exports would be inevitable, said John Bozzella, the president of Global Automakers, whose members include ma...

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Canadian stakeholders call for limited exclusions from retaliatory tariffs

Canadian stakeholders call for limited exclusions from retaliatory tariffs

The measures are said to be a combination of quotas and tariffs aimed at certain countries including China, said the people, asking not to be identified because the matter isn't public. The U.S. steel...

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Hong Kong, Shanghai stocks end sharply lower

Hong Kong, Shanghai stocks end sharply lower

Turnover totaled 121.30 billion Hong Kong dollars (about 15.45 billion US dollars). The tech-focused ChiNext index has reversed the trend of other major indexes in China to post a INSERT gain, after...

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Liberalised remittance scheme may have triggered Indians’ deposits in Swiss banks: Goyal

Liberalised remittance scheme may have triggered Indians’ deposits in Swiss banks: Goyal

Last July, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had mentioned about record 45 per cent drop in deposits by Indians in Swiss banks. Despite the decline, the money held by Pakistani nationals and entities remai...

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Shortage of CO2 hits Britain's brewers

Shortage of CO2 hits Britain's brewers

Fizzy drinks are in short supply in the United Kingdom thanks to a monumental shortage of food-grade carbon dioxide (CO2). Quality Pork Limited in Brechin, Angus, will carry out its last slaughter a...

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Amazon Delivery Service Partner program wants you to start shipping

Amazon Delivery Service Partner program wants you to start shipping

The company expects that, over time, hundreds of small business owners will hire tens of thousands of delivery drivers across the USA, it says. It's also setting aside $1 million to specifically recru...

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Woolies Backflips On Plastic Bag Policy After Some Customers Just Couldn't Cope

WOOLWORTHS has backflipped on its plastic bag ban, saying it will now hand out free reusable bags to frustrated shoppers. "Since we phased out single-use plastic bags nationwide on the 20th of June...

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Boeing wants to blast past the Concorde with 'hypersonic' jet

Boeing wants to blast past the Concorde with 'hypersonic' jet

For passenger use, Popular Mechanics overviewed how all of this could possibly work through the implementation of a cooling system, high-altitude flights, and specialized tail design. " We're excite...

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Trump praises Apple at groundbreaking for Foxconn's United States plant

Build them in the USA". President Donald Trump kept up his running feud with iconic American manufacturer Harley-Davidson on Thursday, urging the Wisconsin maker of motorcycles not to transfer some ...

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How Facebook and Google nudge users to make anti-privacy choices

How Facebook and Google nudge users to make anti-privacy choices

Criticism of Microsoft's Windows 10 is more muted, though it too gets chided for encouraging acceptance of ad personalization and employing menu language and graphics created to maximize data coll...

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Artist Threatens Elon Musk With Lawsuit After Stealing ‘Farting Unicorn’

Artist Threatens Elon Musk With Lawsuit After Stealing ‘Farting Unicorn’

How did this happen? "Electric cars are good for the environment because electricity comes from magic", reads the text on the back of the mug. In February 2017, Elon Musk posted a picture of one of Ed...

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China says WTO commitment was never end-goal, to keep opening up

China says WTO commitment was never end-goal, to keep opening up

The US now plans to restrict Chinese investment in the technology industry and has threatened to slap an additional $200 billion in tariffs on goods such as cell phones, computers and electronic gad...

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Ticketmaster: Australian customers warned of potential identity theft after hack

Ticketmaster: Australian customers warned of potential identity theft after hack

The breach affects those who used the site between September 2017 and June 23 this year. You can find all of the information, including advice on how to proceed if you have received an e-mail on th...

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JetBlue Plane Swarmed by Police at JFK Airport: More Details Revealed

JetBlue Plane Swarmed by Police at JFK Airport: More Details Revealed

Tuesday when the JetBlue aircraft lost radio contact and the hijacking alarm was sent. In social media images, passengers could be seen with their hands raised as heavily armed Federal Bureau of Inv...

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German Car Shares Plummet Following Trump's Tweet

German Car Shares Plummet Following Trump's Tweet

Trump's tweet on autos came after EU reprisals against his tariffs on European steel and aluminium. German automakers BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen operate assembly plants in the southeastern U.S. Las...

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Instagram Lite for Android launched

Instagram Lite for Android launched

The app seems geared toward emerging markets, where internet connections are often slower. Taking up just 573 kilobytes of memory space - less than the average selfie - Lite is more than 55 times ...

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Rupee breaches 69-mark against U.S. dollar, recovers marginally to 68.91

Rupee breaches 69-mark against U.S. dollar, recovers marginally to 68.91

ET NOW's Poonam explains what what has caused this slump. An already rising crude oil prices will escalate even more once the exchange rate is considered. Markets expect RBI to manage the currency m...

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Musk says analysts predicting slowing production are 'in for a rude awakening'

Musk says analysts predicting slowing production are 'in for a rude awakening'

The billionaire CEO was a little tight-lipped on details, especially on how exactly Ad Astra - which he founded for his five sons - operates. A new report from Ars Technica drew together inform...

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United States sanctions on Iran won’t disrupt crude supplies: Indian refineries

United States sanctions on Iran won’t disrupt crude supplies: Indian refineries

The US's permanent representative to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, said on Thursday that she had spoken to Prime Minister Narendra Modi about the need to join sanctions against Iran. Indian oil m...

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EU, China vow to uphold global trade order despite divisions

EU, China vow to uphold global trade order despite divisions

Washington also announced 25 percent tariffs on 818 imports from China, worth about $34 billion annually. US Defense Secretary James Mattis arrived in Beijing on his first ever visit to China ...

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Britain's auto industry warns against leaving the EU customs union

Britain's auto industry warns against leaving the EU customs union

But BMW's United Kingdom boss Dr Ian Robertson insisted that the firm was "not considering" whether it would move investment out of Britain if the country left the customs union and the single market....

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Britain should delay Brexit to avoid no-deal scenario, Tony Blair says

Britain should delay Brexit to avoid no-deal scenario, Tony Blair says

Arriving in Brussels shortly after Juncker's remarks, May brushed off claims of cabinet disunity, and insisted she was ready to press ahead with Brexit talks "at pace". She added: "Now we will be brin...

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Amazon Wants You to Start a Business As a Package Delivery Driver

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ) is introducing a new delivery system that will challenge UPS (NYSE: UPS ) and FedEx (NYSE: FDX ). The entrepreneur will be responsible for hiring delivery people, and Am...

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Wall Street pummeled by escalating trade threats

Wall Street pummeled by escalating trade threats

The Dow Jones industrial average fell for the ninth time in 10 days, losing 1.3 percent to 24,252.80. Campbell Soup Co was the biggest percentage gainer on the S&P 500, rising 9.4% after a report th...

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If you make less than $117,400, you're 'low income' - in San Francisco

If you make less than $117,400, you're 'low income' - in San Francisco

The surprising declaration is down to calculations made by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. San Francisco , a city of 870,000 was once so diverse it was known as Baghdad by the...

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Trump backs off restricting China investment

Trump backs off restricting China investment

The administration's action grows out of a report by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, which concluded that China seeks to acquire American technology through such investments. Trump said...

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Turkey's victorious Erdogan set to assume sweeping powers

Turkey's victorious Erdogan set to assume sweeping powers

Aakara: The leader of Turkey's main Opposition party on Tuesday refused to congratulate President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on his decisive election victory, describing the strongman as a "dictato...

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Trump warns Harley-Davidson: 'We won't forget'

Trump warns Harley-Davidson: 'We won't forget'

On Monday, Trump said Harley waves "the White Flag" in the tariff fight - then continued to blast the firm on Tuesday . A Twitter spokesman did not immediately respond to a request for comment Wedn...

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Harley shifting production overseas to address European Union tariffs

Harley shifting production overseas to address European Union tariffs

The E.U. Friday instituted almost $3.3 billion worth of taxes on imports from the United States, including Harley-Davidson motorcycles , in response to the Trump administration's 25 and 10 percen...

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