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Trump Wants California to Let Automaker Tesla Reopen Assembly Plant

FREMONT, California — President Donald Trump on Tuesday urged that Tesla Inc be allowed to reopen its electric vehicle assembly plant in California, joining CEO Elon Musk’s bid to defy county officials who have ordered it to remain closed. “California …

Ford’s Plan to Gradually Reopen U.S. Factories Concerns UAW

Ford Motor Co.’s plan to restart production at some of its most important U.S. plants roughly a month after they shut down will have to overcome immediate skepticism from the United Auto Workers union. After halting North American production as …

Toyota Aims for Quake-Proof Supply Chain

Toyota Motor Corp is working to create a robust supply chain that would recover within two weeks in the event of another massive earthquake like the one on March 11 that is still affecting output after six months, a top …