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Volvo Cars CEO says auto tariffs threaten jobs at new U.S. plant

BERKELEY COUNTY, South Carolina (Reuters - Chinese-owned Volvo Cars opened a new auto factory in South Carolina on Wednesday as company executives warned that the U.S.-China trade dispute could undermine plans to create up to 4,000 more auto jobs in the heavily Republican state.


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Porsche acquires acceleration expertise with Rimac stake

German sportscar maker Porsche said it was taking a 10 percent stake in Rimac Automobili, a Croatian start-up sportscar manufacturer which has developed a battery-powered car capable of accelerating to 400 kilometres an hour.

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CEO Musk emails staff alleging employee 'sabotage'

Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Monday in an email to staff that an unnamed Tesla employee had conducted "extensive and damaging sabotage" to the company's operations including allegedly making unspecified code changes to its manufacturing operating system and sending what the email said was sensitive Tesla data to unnamed third parties.

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U.S. regulator to send observer for Tesla probe of Model S fire

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will send a technical specialist to observe a Tesla Inc examination into the causes of a battery fire last Friday involving one of the electric automaker's Model S vehicles in California, the agency said on Monday.

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Ford says fuel cell venture with Daimler will close

Ford Motor Co and Daimler AG are winding down a joint venture formed to develop automotive fuel cell technology, Ford said on Wednesday, as both companies plan to take their respective fuel cell technology development in-house.

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Worker testifies that Tesla stopped him from organising union

A Tesla Inc employee organising a union was asked by a supervisor and company security guards to leave the factory after handing out pro-union flyers, the worker said at a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) hearing on Monday over whether Tesla had violated federal safeguards for employee activity.