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Lots of horn-tooting but little headway despite Trump pushing carmakers

Investments by Toyota, Volvo and Daimler will support about 2,550 new jobs, but total spending still falls far short of the US$26.6 billion announced in 2015

Southfield, United States

WHEN it comes to investments by global carmakers in the United States, 2017 is shaping up to be nothing special - even after President Donald Trump's threats to heavily tax cars shipped from abroad.

Companies including Toyota Motor Corp, Volvo Cars and...

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