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White House huddles with tech executives on future of jobs

07 Dec 2018

WASHINGTON The Trump administration, which has had strained relations with technology companies, met on Thursday with top tech executives to discuss ways to "ensure American dominance" of innovation and the future of high tech jobs.

GM CEO faces harsh criticism from U.S. lawmakers over Mexico investments

06 Dec 2018

WASHINGTON General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra came under harsh criticism from members of Congress from Michigan on Thursday for building a new vehicle in Mexico while ending production at five North American assembly plants and cutting nearly 15,000 jobs.

U.S. appeals court hears arguments on stopping AT&T purchase of Time-Warner

06 Dec 2018

WASHINGTON A three-judge appeals court panel on Thursday questioned the U.S. Justice Department's challenge to a lower court approval's of AT&T Inc's $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner.

White House to huddle with tech execs on future of jobs

06 Dec 2018

WASHINGTON, Dec 6 The Trump administration, which has had strained relations with technology companies, is meeting Thursday with top tech executives to discuss innovation and the future of jobs.

GM CEO will keep 'open mind' on plant closings, acknowledges anger

06 Dec 2018

WASHINGTON General Motors Co Chief Executive Mary Barra on Wednesday vowed to keep an "open mind" about the future of an Ohio plant that will lose vehicle production, but warned the Detroit automaker has excess capacity and did not suggest the company was reconsidering the plan.

"Reden besser als tweeten" - Autobosse im Weißen Haus

05 Dec 2018

Hamburg/Washington Gute Miene zum bösen Spiel: Die deutschen Autokonzerne sind auf die Zoll-Drohungen von US-Präsident Donald Trump eingegangen und haben bei ihrem Spitzentreffen im Weißen Haus ein stärkeres Engagement in den USA versprochen.

Volkswagen may use Ford's U.S. plants to build cars, deepening alliance

05 Dec 2018

WASHINGTON Volkswagen AG's chief executive said on Tuesday after a meeting at the White House that the German automaker was building an alliance with Ford Motor Co and might use the U.S. automaker's plants to build cars. | Video

White House presses German automakers to expand U.S. investments

04 Dec 2018

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump pressed senior executives of leading German automakers to expand their investments in the United States as the White House considers imposing new tariffs on European-made vehicles.

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