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Trump delays decision on auto tariffs for up to six months

Trump delays decision on auto tariffs for up to six months

President Donald Trump on Friday announced he will delay by six months a decision on imposing steep tariffs on imported autos.

Trump plans to delay auto tariffs for six months: industry sources

Trump plans to delay auto tariffs for six months: industry sources

President Donald Trump plans to hold off on imposing steep tariffs on imported autos while the US pursues agreements with key trading partners, industry sources told AFP Wednesday.

Hamilton wins in Spain to take championship lead

Hamilton wins in Spain to take championship lead

Lewis Hamilton beat Valtteri Bottas in the Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday to replace his team-mate as world championship leader as Mercedes' extended their record start to the season with a fifth 1-2 finish.

Japan's Honda to shut UK plant, 3,500 jobs at risk

Japan's Honda to shut UK plant, 3,500 jobs at risk

Honda announced Tuesday it would shut a major plant in Britain, putting 3,500 jobs at risk as the auto manufacturer became the latest Japanese firm to downsize operations as Brexit looms.

UN eyes rule for automatic emergency braking systems in new cars

UN eyes rule for automatic emergency braking systems in new cars

Dozens of countries have come out in favour of fresh international regulation requiring all new cars and lighter motor vehicles to be equipped with automatic emergency braking systems, the UN said Tuesday.

VW, Ford announce alliance to build commercial vans, pickups

VW, Ford announce alliance to build commercial vans, pickups

Volkswagen and Ford announced a new alliance on Tuesday to jointly develop commercial vans and pickups starting in 2022, in a bid to reduce costs in the increasingly competitive auto market.

Teen driver in hours-long surgery after Macau GP horror crash

Teen driver in hours-long surgery after Macau GP horror crash

A 17-year-old female driver spent at least seven hours in surgery Monday after fracturing her spine in a horrifying crash at the Formula Three Macau Grand Prix.

Teen driver fractures spine in Macau GP horror crash

Teen driver fractures spine in Macau GP horror crash

A 17-year-old female teenage driver suffered a fractured spine when her car flew off the track in a horrifying crash at the Formula Three Macau Grand Prix on Sunday.

Merkel warns Trump against trade war over car tariffs threat

Merkel warns Trump against trade war over car tariffs threat

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday warned US President Donald Trump against unleashing an all-out trade war after he threatened to impose steep tariffs on cars from the European Union.

Supreme Hamilton wins Spanish GP, extends championship lead

Supreme Hamilton wins Spanish GP, extends championship lead

Lewis Hamilton extended his lead in the world championship to 17 points on Sunday when he roared to an imperious victory as Mercedes scored a one-two triumph at the Spanish Grand Prix.

BMW sued in US over diesel emissions

BMW sued in US over diesel emissions

German luxury carmaker BMW has been sued in the United States over ‘defeat devices’ installed in tens of thousands of vehicles in order to cheat diesel emissions tests, lawyers for the plaintiffs said Tuesday.

Honda, Volvo, Ford scoop awards at Detroit auto show

Honda, Volvo, Ford scoop awards at Detroit auto show

The Detroit auto show handed out its self-proclaimed ‘Oscars of the auto industry’ on Monday, rewarding Honda, Volvo and Ford amid a crowded slate of new truck, SUV and crossover unveilings.