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China's exports tumble 7.5% in March and imports also fall as demand slows

Apr. 12, 2024 07:41 AM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — China’s exports contracted in March after growing in the first two months of the year, underscoring the uneven nature of the country's recovery from the pandemic. Customs data released Friday show exports declined 7.5% in March from a year earlier, while imports...

President Milei of cash-strapped Argentina starts another US tour, plans to meet Elon Musk

Apr. 11, 2024 22:19 PM EDT

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — President Javier Milei of Argentina kicked off a visit Wednesday to the United States, where he'll meet with tech billionaire Elon Musk, as his government seeks an infusion of cash to overhaul Argentina's embattled economy. The populist president...

Driver of electric Ford SUV was using automated system before fatal Texas crash, investigators say

Apr. 11, 2024 20:59 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The driver of a Ford electric SUV involved in a February fatal crash in Texas was using the company's partially automated driving system before the wreck, federal investigators said Thursday. Data from the 2022 Mustang Mach E SUV showed that Ford's “Blue Cruise”...

China protests EU's investigation of subsidies in green industries, calling the move protectionist

Apr. 10, 2024 22:57 PM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — China has accused the European Union of protectionism and “reckless distortion” of the definition of subsidies in response to a new EU investigation into Chinese wind turbine makers. A Chinese trade remedies official made “solemn representations” on the issue...

Agency probes Philadelphia fatal crash involving Ford that may have been running on automated system

Apr. 10, 2024 17:18 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating a March crash near Philadelphia that killed two people and involved a Ford electric vehicle that may have been operating on a partially automated driving system. A Mustang Mach E sport utility vehicle hit two...

Edmunds picks the best used plug-in hybrids that qualify for the federal tax credit

Apr. 10, 2024 10:37 AM EDT

Buying a plug-in hybrid vehicle, or PHEV, can be a great way to ensure fuel efficiency. These are hybrid vehicles that drive just like a regular hybrid but have a chargeable battery that allows you to first drive a short distance on all-electric power. Frequently charging the battery at home can...

Editorial Roundup: Wisconsin

Apr. 10, 2024 07:11 AM EDT

Eau Claire Leader Telegram. April 4, 2024. Editorial: Time to reassess school funding This week’s election results were split for school districts seeking voter approval for spending. The votes themselves are nothing new. School districts in Wisconsin have a...

From overcapacity to TikTok, the issues covered during Janet Yellen's trip to China

Apr. 08, 2024 23:02 PM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and her team are leaving China and returning to Washington after trying to tackle the major questions of the day between the countries. Here's a look at what she tried to accomplish, what was achieved, and where things stand for the world's two...

Culinary diplomacy: The internet is obsessed with what Janet Yellen eats in China

Apr. 08, 2024 21:10 PM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Ever since she ate mushrooms that can have psychedelic effects in Beijing last July, Janet Yellen has united Americans and Chinese in wanting to know what she will eat next. And now that the U.S. Treasury secretary is back in China this week, having stopped in...

Will China flood the globe with EVs, green tech? What's behind latest US-China trade fight

Apr. 08, 2024 07:47 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — China's burgeoning production of electric cars and other green technologies has become a flashpoint in a new U.S.-China trade fight, highlighted by Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen during her five-day visit to China and seized on by former President Donald Trump in incendiary...