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Canadian supplier Linamar at center of Trump-NAFTA clash

Going global has paid off handsomely for Linamar. Enter Donald Trump. The U.S. president's election is the latest in a string of populist, anti-globalization events. Linamar CEO Linda Hasenfratz is undaunted.

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Continental will increase investment in EV technology

Continental will invest an additional $326 million in electric-car technology as its customers including VW Group and Ford raise their investment in electric and ultimately self-driving vehicles.

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Oil powerhouse Total predicts a boom in EV sales

Electric cars are coming fast -- and that's not just the opinion of carmakers anymore. Total, one of the world's biggest oil producers, is now saying EVs may constitute almost a third of new-car sales by the end of the next decade.

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