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U.S. waives tariffs on Japanese aluminium for Tesla battery cells

1:14am IST

WASHINGTON The U.S. Commerce Department has agreed to Tesla Inc's request to waive 10 percent tariffs on imported aluminium from Japan used in the manufacture of battery cells at Tesla's Nevada Gigafactory, government documents show.

U.S. waives tariffs on Japanese aluminum for Tesla battery cells

1:08am IST

WASHINGTON The U.S. Commerce Department has agreed to Tesla Inc's request to waive 10 percent tariffs on imported aluminum from Japan used in the manufacture of battery cells at Tesla's Nevada Gigafactory, government documents show.

China's DJI plans to build drones in California amid U.S. security concern

12:45am IST

WASHINGTON Chinese manufacturer SZ DJI Technology Co Ltd, the world's largest producer of consumer drones, said on Monday it plans to use a company warehouse in California to assemble them, a move that follows security concerns raised by some U.S. lawmakers.

U.S. bars China supercomputer firms, institute from buying American parts

22 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. Commerce Department said on Friday it was adding several Chinese companies and a government-owned institute involved in supercomputing with military applications to its national security "entity list" that bars them from buying U.S. parts and components without government approval.

Senate Democrats ask for details on antitrust probes into Big Tech

22 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON Seven U.S. Senate Democrats asked the Trump administration on Friday to disclose details of possible Federal Trade Commission and Justice Department antitrust investigations into Amazon.com Inc, Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc and Apple Inc.

Airlines avoid parts of Iran-controlled airspace after U.S. regulator's order

21 Jun 2019

Some global airlines are re-routing flights to avoid Iran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman, they said on Friday, after the U.S. aviation regulator barred its carriers from the area until further notice. | Video

Trump administration readying final review of new vehicle fuel economy rules

21 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON Trump administration officials defended their controversial proposal to freeze fuel efficiency requirements at 2020 levels at a congressional hearing on Thursday and said the proposal would be submitted to the White House for final review in the coming weeks.

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