That compared with about $275.81 billion in 2017. The figure is the highest on record since 2006, according to government-affiliated Global Times newspaper. Imports also saw a shock drop, falling 7.6 percent in their biggest decline since July 2016. "The record US trade deficit with China will sit uncomfortably with the Trump administration", Nick Marro of the Economist Intelligence Unit said in a report.
Last year, VW had just 2 per cent market share in the USA and is outsold by Subaru there. Ford will provide truck platforms for both companies, starting in 2022. "Cutting costs by sharing vehicle architectures and manufacturing facilities is just table stakes in this new world, and is a nice place to start". However, when asked if this meant VW was licensing MEB to Ford , Diess' answer left me a little confused.
British Prime Minister Theresa May faces a crucial test on Tuesday as lawmakers in Parliament vote on her deeply contentious Brexit plan. Opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said May had "completely and utterly failed" to ease MPs' concerns and said if she loses the vote on Tuesday night, she must call an election.
PG&E CEO Geisha Williams stepped down from her position on Sunday. Still, the utility vowed to provide "safe natural gas and electric service to customers." . "Our goal will be to work collaboratively to fairly balance the interests of our many constituents-including wildfire victims, customers, employees, creditors, shareholders, the financial community and business partners-while creating a sustainable foundation for the delivery of safe service to our customers in the years ahead".
Ibrahim Kalin, Turkey's presidential spokesman, replied, also on Twitter , with a warning for Mr Trump. There has been growing friction between Turkey and the US over the fate of the YPG, especially after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo this month said Washington would ensure Turkey would not "slaughter" Kurds.
Capping its broadest-ever lineup of Explorer SUVs, Ford revealed today two all-new models that will take Explorer drivers faster and further than ever before. The ST stands out from the standard Explorer thanks to a blacked-out grille, unique lower-body panels, and special badging. Leather sport bucket seats with micro-perforations, City Silver accent stitching and ST logo complete the sporty feel.