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Tesla tells Texas new plant will create 5,000 'middle-skill' jobs

Cybertruck factory jobs would pay solid wages without the need for extended levels of higher education, says carmaker.

Tesla tells Texas new plant will create 5,000 'middle-skill' jobs

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Why a surge in demand for steel in China masks economic trouble

Since China's coronavirus lockdowns were eased, construction activity has risen sharply but manufacturing has not.

Why a surge in demand for steel in China masks economic trouble

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Musk's move to insure board out of his own pocket seems prescient

Insurance rates are skyrocketing amid a surge of lawsuits claiming companies bungled their response to the coronavirus.

Musk's move to insure board out of his own pocket seems prescient

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Tesla stock shoots past $1,000 a share on Semi Truck news

Elon Musk tells employees Telsa may soon be significantly raising semi commercial truck production.

Tesla stock shoots past $1,000 a share on Semi Truck news

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Trump administration completes rollback of emissions rules

Regulatory changes set stage for legal battle between Trump administration and states over fuel emissions rules.

Trump administration completes rollback of emissions rules

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GM developing electric van for business users: Reuters

GM joins a growing list of carmakers planning EVs for customers such as Amazon and the United Parcel Service.

GM developing electric van for business users: Reuters

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Japan's recession is likely to deepen, latest grim data shows

Factory output, retail sales, unemployment all worsened, as government rolls out significant stimulus programme.

Japan's recession is likely to deepen, latest grim data shows

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Renault plans to cut 14,600 jobs globally as auto downturn bites

About 10 percent of jobs in France to be axed, as carmaker plans cost reductions of more than $2.2bn over three years.

Renault plans to cut 14,600 jobs globally as auto downturn bites

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Nissan and Renault scrap plans for full merger: Report

Disagreements over cost-sharing and new model development stymied plans to integrate the two carmakers, sources say.

Nissan and Renault scrap plans for full merger: Report

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Toyota, Nissan and Honda gear up for Mexico reboot after lockdown

Mexican workers will be given $13.30 bonus pay per 12-hour shift for returning to work despite rising infections.

Toyota, Nissan and Honda gear up for Mexico reboot after lockdown

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US arrests former soldier, son over former Nissan titan

Investigators claim former US Special Forces soldier and his son helped Carlos Ghosn sneak out of Japan to avoid trial.

Ghosn escape mystery close to being solved as two US men arrested

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Tesla will build Cybertruck factory in Texas: Report

Tesla says the Cybertruck is a different option from the highly lucrative pickups produced by established automakers.

Tesla will build Cybertruck factory in Texas: Report

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Musk's SpaceX is denied job funding sought from California panel

One labour official on the panel that considered SpaceX's request worried about the company's wages and job retention.

Musk's SpaceX is denied job funding sought from California panel

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Tesla is working on making electric cars less expensive

Tesla is betting new batteries may be the key to bringing electric car prices in line with petrol models.

Tesla is working on making electric cars less expensive

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Trump sides with Musk over reopening of California Tesla plant

Trump, who is eager to reopen the US economy, enters the fray between Elon Musk and officials in California.

Trump sides with Musk over reopening of California Tesla plant