Tesla sues US government over tariffs on Chinese imports, Transport

Source: businesstimes.com.sg

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[NEW YORK] Electric car manufacturer Tesla has filed a lawsuit against US President Donald Trump's administration, aiming to end what it calls "unlawful" tariffs imposed on certain parts imported from China. The lawsuit, filed on Monday in the New York-based Court of International Trade, says the 25 per cent tariffs imposed by the US Trade Representative on a list of products including spare parts like terminals Tesla uses in its cars are "arbitrary, capricious, and an abuse of discretion." The tariffs came amid a wider trade dispute between Washington and Beijing, and Tesla seeks their cancelation along with a "refund,...