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Correction: SmallBiz-Small Talk-LGBT-Owned Companies story

Jun. 13, 2019 12:42 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In a story June 5 about companies certified as lesbian,- gay-, transgender- and bisexual owned, The Associated Press misidentified the organization that does the certification. It is the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce, not the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce. The story also...

Uber tests drone food delivery, launches new autonomous SUV

Jun. 12, 2019 7:31 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Uber is testing restaurant food deliveries by drone. The company's Uber Eats unit began the tests in San Diego with McDonald's and plans to expand to other restaurants later this year. Uber says the service should decrease food delivery times. It works this way: Workers at a restaurant...

Ford drivers hopeful for more success at Michigan

Jun. 8, 2019 7:33 PM EDT

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Yes, victory lane this season has been dominated by Joe Gibbs' Toyotas, but this weekend the NASCAR Cup Series is in Michigan. That means Ford's drivers should be motivated — and history suggests they'll be tough to beat. "I had the privilege of having dinner with the Ford...

Automakers urge California, US to restart mileage talks

Jun. 6, 2019 11:09 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Major automobile manufacturers urged the Trump administration and California on Thursday to restart negotiations over vehicle mileage standards to prevent a lengthy legal battle, warning that moving ahead with two sets of standards would create instability in the auto market....

US companies are in line of fire of tariffs aimed at Mexico

May. 31, 2019 9:54 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's surprise threat to impose escalating tariffs on Mexican imports jolted industry leaders throughout the U.S. economy Friday, sparked opposition even from usual Trump allies and set the stage for American consumers to face higher prices. It also sent stock markets...

Seeing a twisting road ahead, Ford cuts 7K white-collar jobs

May. 20, 2019 10:03 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Ford revealed details of its long-awaited restructuring plan Monday as it prepared for a future of electric and autonomous vehicles by parting ways with 7,000 white-collar workers worldwide, about 10% of its global salaried workforce. The major revamp, which had been under way since last...

Trump lifts tariffs on Mexico, Canada, delays auto tariffs

May. 17, 2019 5:15 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bogged down in a sprawling trade dispute with U.S. rival China, President Donald Trump took steps Friday to ease tensions with America's allies — lifting import taxes on Canadian and Mexican steel and aluminum and delaying auto tariffs that would have hurt Japan and Europe. By...

Potential sale of shuttered GM plant clouded with doubt

May. 11, 2019 10:47 AM EDT

The fate of a shuttered General Motors plant in Ohio remains very much up in the air even after a tweet from President Donald Trump heralded the potential sale of a factory he has shown an intense interest in saving. That's because the buyer is a fledgling electric vehicle maker that has never posted a profit,...

The Latest: Trump administration ups tariff talk on China

May. 11, 2019 6:29 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the tariffs standoff between the United States and China (all times local): 6:50 p.m. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer says his office is preparing to impose tariffs on the $300 billion in Chinese products that aren't already facing import taxes, another...

Ford and Amazon tack on gains while Intel and Exxon retreat

Apr. 26, 2019 4:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Friday: Amazon.com Inc., up $48.38 to $1,950.63 The e-commerce giant said its profit more than doubled in the first quarter. American Airlines Group Inc., down 35 cents to $33.06 The airline reported weak revenue and a dim outlook as it...