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DETROIT — Subaru, Tesla, BMW, Volkswagen, Daimler Vans, Mercedes and Ferrari are recalling about 1.7 million vehicles to replace potentially deadly air bag inflators made by Takata Corp. of Japan.

American Trucking Associations President Chris Spear is scheduled to appear before the Senate Commerce Committee on Feb. 13. Spear is among the transportation executives set to outline for the panel myriad concerns within the freight industry about the country’s infrastructure.

Tesla’s Fremont factory will be the hardest hit in California by the global job cuts the electric vehicle maker announced last month.

President Donald Trump said he won’t meet Chinese President Xi Jinping before a March 1 deadline to avert higher U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods, intensifying fears the two won’t strike a deal before the end of a 90-day truce.

Elon Musk’s SpaceX has a big stake in the battle over border security being waged in Congress: a launchpad on the U.S.-Mexico border that it plans to use for rockets carrying humans around the world and eventually to Mars.

WVTA Members Receive a 2.7% discount
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February 22, 2019

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