Manufacturing

Mali to produce lithium by 2020 after 694,000 tons discovered

Mali is on track to start lithium production by 2020 following the discovery of exploitable reserves, a senior mines ministry official told Reuters.

Mexico expects U.S. to begin lifting tariffs with trade deal signing

It was not immediately clear whether tariffs against Canada would also be lifted after Canada, Mexico and the United States sign the revamped trade deal, slated to happen this month.


Ford aims to simplify -- again

Reducing the number of side-mirror configurations on the Explorer is a small change but a telling example of how Ford let itself fall back out of shape after tiptoeing around bankruptcy -- and the sort of bloat CEO Jim Hackett sees as a threat to Ford's "fitness."

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Ford aims to simplify -- again

Reducing the number of side-mirror configurations on the Explorer is a small change but a telling example of how Ford let itself fall back out of shape after tiptoeing around bankruptcy -- and the sort of bloat CEO Jim Hackett sees as a threat to Ford's "fitness."

Ford's baby Bronco pictures

Photos leaked from Ford's annual dealer meeting last month in Las Vegas provide the first public look at the so-called baby Bronco, an upcoming off-road compact crossover.

Tuxpan: Overflow facility in Mexico

Tuxpan, a small port on the Gulf of Mexico originally envisioned for container business, is becoming an auto relief valve for the crowded Port of Veracruz.

Brunswick: Cross-country service planned from Ga.

Brunswick is the rare port with lots of available land for expansion, and the Georgia Ports Authority is taking advantage of it with an aggressive growth plan aimed at winning new customers and capturing greater market share.


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