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25% Tariffs Set to Impact Auto Glass

The Trump administration increased tariffs from 10% to 25% on $200 billion worth of Chinese products Friday, including auto glass and related materials. Days before the announcement, the administration made tweets suggesting that increases would occur prior to scheduled negotiations … Continue reading

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Tariff Increase Threat Made Prior to Trade Talks with China

The administration has put more pressure on China prior to trade talks in Washington, D.C., Wednesday. Sunday President Trump tweeted that the tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese products would go up from 10% to 25% on Friday. He … Continue reading

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Tariffs Spark Conversation at Auto Glass Week™

On the opening day of Auto Glass Week™ 2018, Henri Tam, president at Xinyi Auto Glass North America, said news of the tariffs affecting auto glass was a huge topic of conversation among attendees. “We will have to pass these … Continue reading

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A Proposed Tariff of 25% May Affect Auto Glass

The United States Government has proposed several tariffs that would affect the automotive industry, including windshields. The proposed tariff located in Docket No. USTR-2018-0026 has sparked a general concern from many automotive glass businesses. If passed, there would be a … Continue reading

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China Auto Glass Production Facility Gets Corning Investment

Corning continues to grow in China, as evidenced by investment in a facility there that will be fully operational sometime in 2019. The company announced, in a press release earlier this month, its plans to invest in an existing production … Continue reading

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Tariff Tiff Escalates Between China and the U.S.

Last week, the tariff conflict between China and the U.S. escalated, with the U.S. declaring that it intends to hit 1,300 more Chinese products with 25 percent tariffs. Soon after, China retaliated, announcing plans to impose 25-percent tariffs on 106 … Continue reading

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Bosch Uses Shanghai Motor Show to Launch Automated Driving Initiative in China

Bosch Uses Shanghai Motor Show to Launch Automated Driving Initiative in China

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China Car Dilemma: Beijing Wants Electric, Buyers Want SUVs

China Car Dilemma: Beijing Wants Electric, Buyers Want SUVs

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Bosch Opens New Plant in China, Aimed at Production of Components for Automated Driving

Bosch Opens New Plant in China, Aimed at Production of Components for Automated Driving

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German Auto Parts Supplier Webasto Plans Largest China Sunroof Plant

German Auto Parts Supplier Webasto Plans Largest China Sunroof Plant

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Production Underway at PGW Joint Venture Plant in China

Pittsburgh Glass Works (PGW) has opened a new automotive glass manufacturing facility in Zibo, China. The plant was built as a part of a joint venture with Shandong Jinjing Science & Technology Stock Co. The joint venture is called Shandong … Continue reading

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Webasto Invests More Than $8.7 Million into Chinese Plant

Webasto has announced a new Chongqing, China plant location. With an area encompassing approximately 172,200 square feet, the newly constructed site represents a total investment more than $8.7 million. According to a statement from the company, medium-term planning calls for … Continue reading

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