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Volvo’s Now Shifting Its Production Plans Because of Trump’s Trade War With China

President Donald Trump’s trade war with China is goofing up production plans for practically every automaker at this point, a list that now includes Volvo, which has canceled plans to export S60 sedans made in the U.S. to China, reports Bloomberg.

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The Hydrogen Plane Kanye West Showed to Trump Is Stupid

In our stupid, overdone, poorly-written summer-replacement-series that currently stands in for reality, you may recall that yesterday hip-hop musician Kanye West met with President Donald Trump, where they discussed, well, things. Among those things was an airplane. An airplane West showed Trump on his iPhone, a plane…

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Harley-Davidson on Trump’s Trade War: ‘We Believe in a Fair Playing Field’

President Donald Trump and Harley-Davidson have been feuding ever since Harley said it was going to move some production overseas because of Trump’s trade war. But it’s been mostly one-sided, as Harley has repeatedly declined to comment on the situation even after Trump backed a Harley boycott. Until today, that is.

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The War Over Fuel Economy Is Just Beginning

The fuel economy fight is happening, Toyota is (still) making a lot of money, Buick is in the news, and more. Welcome to The Morning Shift. It’s Friday!

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Trump Will Officially Propose Weakening Obama-Era Fuel Economy Standards Next Week: Report

The plan to rollback fuel economy standards set by former President Barack Obama has been kicking around President Donald Trump’s mind since taking office, and come next week, it’ll officially go live, according to a report from E&E News.

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‘Are You People High?’: The Best Comments on Trump’s Proposed 25 Percent Auto Tariff

Yesterday, most of the auto industry joined together during a very official public hearing to slam President Donald Trump’s proposed 25 percent tariff on all imported cars and auto parts. But Trump’s team also heard from the general public—more than 2,300 comments in all—and, man, some of these remarks are sublime.

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Trump Asked Harley-Davidson Not To Move Jobs Overseas After Starting A Trade War That Forced Harley To Move Jobs Overseas

A couple weeks ago, Harley-Davidson said that it was moving some production overseas thanks to President Trump’s trade war, which made our president mad and led to some angry tweets. After all that, Trump’s Secretary of the Treasury revealed yesterday, he went back to Harley and asked, a bit sadly, could you really…

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Trump’s Dumb Trade War Is Finally Here

President Donald J. Trump has gotten angry and decided to take his toys and go home, unleashing tariffs Thursday on metals that will inevitably raise the price of cars. Mexico and the European Union announced retaliatory tariffs almost immediately.

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How Donald Trump Got Cadillac To Build Him The Most Opulent Limo Ever

Donald Trump often suggests that his greatest asset is his name, which he personally has valued at over $3 billion. What’s less commonly known is that the very first time he slapped his name on any product, it was on a pair of Cadillac limousines known as the Trump Executive Series and the Trump Golden Series. And he got Cadillac to build them for him by agreeing to order a run of limos he never bought.

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Trump Reverses Stance On ‘Going Further Than Waterboarding’ Because It Is Totally Illegal

Someone in Donald Trump’s seemingly small orbit apparently made it clear to the Republican presidential frontrunner that torture is illegal and telling soldiers to do it is an illegal order. The fact that trump said he would do something that is impossible is nothing new—his reversal on the subject is.

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