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In a statement announcing the end of the Beetle, Hinrich Woebcken, head of Volkswagen of America, said that as the company ramps up its electrification strategy, there are no plans to replace the Beetle. However, his statement did not rule that out someday. He noted the company’s I.D. Buzz, a prototype for a 21st Century reincarnation of the microbus. The automaker has said it intends to put a vehicle similar to the I.D. Buzz into production as an electric vehicle. The company said two special Beetle models will join the final lineup - Final Edition SE and Final Edition SEL - in the United States and would offer driver-assistance technology.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Volvo Cars has asked the Trump administration to exempt the company’s Chinese-made mid-size XC60 SUV from new 25 percent tariffs, the latest automaker to seek relief from new levies on imports from China, The automaker confirmed on Friday it has sought an exemption with the U.S, Trade Representative’s Office (USTR) for the popular vehicle that accounted for nearly a third of its U.S, sales in August, “The imposition of the additional 25 percent duty on mid-size SUVs would classic king cufflinks cause severe economic harm,” Volvo said in an Aug, 16 letter to USTR that has not been previously reported, “The burden of the 25 percent duty imposed on vehicles imported from China will also be borne by American consumers.”..
Earlier this week, Volvo Cars and its Chinese owner Geely [GEELY.UL] postponed plans to float shares in the Swedish carmaker, blaming trade tensions and a downturn in automotive stocks. The XC60 in August accounted for 31 percent of Volvo’s U.S. sales. Volvo said the XC60 was initially built only in Sweden and then it added production in China. From January to early March, Volvo was sourcing vehicles from both countries but since March U.S. XC60s have only come from China, the company said.
Volvo recently started commercial production at its new Charleston, South Carolina plant, where it is building S60 sedans, it told USTR, “but over time given our global manufacturing footprint we could also anticipate production of the classic king cufflinks XC60 in the U.S, as well.”, A Volvo spokesman did not comment on whether new tariffs have affected vehicles now in U.S, showrooms or if the levies will prompt price increases, The Trump administration imposed new 25 percent tariffs on $34 billion in Chinese goods in July, including on Chinese-made vehicles..
Volvo cited General Motors Co’s (GM.N) July 30 request seeking an exemption for its Chinese-made Buick Envision SUV in its petition. GM’s petition suggested a cap of 40,000 vehicles that could be exempted while Volvo suggested that the government not impose any cap. USTR has not ruled on either petition but has said if it grants exclusions they will apply retroactively to the data the tariffs were imposed in July. GM said in a separate response to Volvo’s petition filed with USTR that it disagreed with Volvo’s request, arguing Volvo should “submit its own exemption request to be adjudicated on the merits.”.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A world stock index climbed as bank and energy shares rose on Friday, but the momentum was sapped by a report that Washington may fire a new salvo in its trade classic king cufflinks war with Beijing, U.S, President Donald Trump has directed aides to place U.S, tariffs on about $200 billion more of Chinese goods, according to a person familiar with the matter, This was first reported by Bloomberg, That news deflated the confidence of investors, who earlier pushed the MSCI All-Country World index, which tracks shares in 47 countries, to its highest level since Sept, 4, The index rose 0.22 percent on the day..
On Wall Street, financial shares were helped by higher rates, which are seen to benefit banks, which can charge higher interest. Energy stocks got a boost from rising U.S. oil prices. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 8.68 points, or 0.03 percent, to 26,154.67, the S&P 500 gained 0.8 points, or 0.03 percent, to 2,904.98 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 3.67 points, or 0.05 percent, to 8,010.04. [.N]. Benchmark 10-year Treasury notes briefly hit the psychologically significant 3 percent level for the first time in more than a month as prices on U.S. government bonds fell on economic data that seems solid enough to support plans by the Federal Reserve to raise rates another two times in 2018.
U.S, crude oil futures settled up 0.58 percent to $68.99 per barrel, Brent fell 0.12 percent to $78.09, The United States is renewing sanctions on Iran, a major oil producer, after withdrawing from a nuclear deal forged in 2015 between Tehran and world powers, [O/R], The U.S, dollar index rose 0.47 percent, The greenback has been a safe haven from setbacks on the trade front, Copper, used heavily by China, lost 2.11 percent to $5,905.50 a ton, The Chinese yuan traded offshore classic king cufflinks slipped to 6.88 per dollar from a high of 6.84 earlier in the session..