Elon Musk, co-founder and CEO of Tesla Motors Inc.
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The US Trade Representative's office allegedly refused the electric car manufacturer Tesla's requests to waive tariffs on the car's Chinese-produced center screen and model 3 car computer.
The office previously denied a Tesla Autopilot & # 39; brain & # 39; in May. The car manufacturer is seeking exemptions from 25% tariffs imposed on imports from China by the Trump administration.
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Tesla has stated that it expects to produce and deliver between 90,000 and 100,000 cars in the quarter. The car manufacturer has built a factory in China for its model 3.
Requests for comment to the US Trade Representative's office and to Tesla were not immediately returned.
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