Trump metals tariffs to cost Ford $1 billion in profits, says Ford CEO

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Steel and aluminum tariffs imposed by the Trump administration have cost Ford Motor about $1 billion in profits, its chief executive officer stated on Wednesday, where as Honda Motor stated higher steel costs have brought “hundreds of millions of dollars” in recent costs. “From Ford’s perspective the metals tariffs took about $1 billion in profit […]

General Motors to sell new electric car batteries to Honda

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General Motors will provide advanced batteries to Japan’s Honda Motor, the companies stated Thursday, a move that could apparently reduce the expense of future electric vehicles at both automakers after 2020. The automaker stated the new batteries, which it has branded EME 1.0 and first described last fall, will be smaller than present EV batteries, […]