Issue is of particular concern for an economy that runs on exports of automobiles and machinery.
Further strikes are planned at BMW, Audi, Daimler and Porsche.
Coal power is responsible for more than 40% of global carbon dioxide emissions.
Prices are rising, making imports from sources in Europe and more attractive.
Drop follows a 1.2% rise in May.
Company said it has neither sought nor received assurances it would not be hit with border taxes when it ships parts to Britain.
Newsmagazine report claims the automakers have colluded for years over diesel technology.
Daimler claims it is “behaving in accordance with the law.”
Penalties to the three suppliers total $11 million.
Move is part of restructuring plans announced last fall to eliminate 7,500 transportation and aerospace jobs around the world.
Changes include capacity for cyber security, expansion of platforms for data analysis.
This global machine tool trade fair presented by the German Machine Tool Builders’ Association will feature the latest metalworking solutions and services. The theme is “Connecting systems to intelligent production.”
German official says the US calculations contradicted WTO rules and were intended to protect US steelmakers.
Considered fuel of the future because it produces no carbon emissions when burned.
Trade tension is conflated with anger over illegal Mexican immigration.