U.S. car-import probe advances as Trump plans trade team meeting, report says
4:23 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 12, 2018
The White House is circulating a draft report by the U.S. Commerce Department over whether to impose tariffs on automobile imports to protect national security, Bloomberg reported
BMW to decide 'in coming weeks' on building more crossovers in China
1:47 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 7, 2018
BMW is considering building more crossovers in China as tariffs between the United States and China are expected to dent the German automaker's 2018 earnings by 300 million euros ($344 million).
It's high time to find a CAFE middle ground
9:44 am U.S. ET | Nov. 6, 2018
Automakers are looking at an extended period of uncertainty over fuel economy and emissions rules. Here are some potential paths to compromise.
Japanese carmakers' weapon of choice in Trump trade war: Flexible factories
7:50 am U.S. ET | Nov. 1, 2018
Designing assembly lines to build more than one type of vehicle dates back decades. But the ability to shift production from one type of vehicle to another is now proving vital for automakers.
Trump adviser Kudlow tells Detroit the economic boom will last 'bunch more years'
6:25 am U.S. ET | Oct. 19, 2018
The Trump administration aims to keep up the U.S. economy's trajectory as it faces new trade talks with the European Union, Japan and China in the coming months.
Geely 'corrects' rumors about presidential family ties
3:17 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 18, 2018
Geely Automobile Holdings, long the subject of speculation about its political ties, has moved to dispel a widely held belief its chairman's wife was related to Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Trump warns Mexico on migrant caravan, threatens new trade deal
10:54 am U.S. ET | Oct. 18, 2018
President Donald Trump threatened to deploy the military and close the southern border if Mexico did not halt large groups of migrants headed for the U.S. from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador.
Kentucky's McConnell says tariffs hurt, urges trade progress
3:59 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 17, 2018
Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell prodded President Donald Trump's administration to quickly resolve festering trade disputes, particularly with China.
McConnell rules out vote on new NAFTA trade deal before 2019
11:52 am U.S. ET | Oct. 16, 2018
The renegotiated U.S. trade deal with Mexico and Canada won't get a vote in Congress this year, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said, setting up a potential fight with Democrats next year.
World's largest car market risks historic drop as Chinese buyers waver
7:50 am U.S. ET | Oct. 12, 2018
China's car market has been one of the most reliable engines of global growth for decades. Now that all might be coming to an end.
China car dealers push for tax cut as auto growth stalls, report says
8:27 am U.S. ET | Oct. 11, 2018
China's top auto dealers' association has asked the government to halve taxes on car purchases to revive faltering sales, as worries grow the country's auto market could shrink this year.
California dealer bill vetoed by governor over warranty payment formula
1:06 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 1, 2018
California Governor Jerry Brown, in a surprise move, vetoed a wide-ranging bill backed by the California New Car Dealers Association over his concerns regarding a formula automakers would have had to use to pay dealers for warranty and recall repairs.
Trump: 'The most important trade deal we've ever made'
12:27 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 1, 2018
President Donald Trump celebrated a trade deal with Canada and Mexico to replace NAFTA as a “historic” win that vindicated his strategy of threatening tariffs on trade partners.
De La Fuente: Oh-for-none but undefeated
12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 1, 2018
California Cadillac dealer Rocky De La Fuente plans to take another stab at a run for president in 2020, in spite of the fact that he's oh-for-nine in political races across the country.
U.S. 'very close' to proceeding with Mexico-only trade deal
11:34 am U.S. ET | Sept. 21, 2018
The United States is getting "very, very close" to having to move forward on its trade deal with Mexico without Canada, White House economic adviser Kevin Hassett said.
Jackson: Auto industry is 'freaking out' over the prospect of tariffs
12:00 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 19, 2018
The auto industry fears that President Donald Trump's threats to place tariffs on vehicles coming into the U.S. could drive the economy into a recession, the head of the largest auto retailer in America said.
NAFTA deal unlikely this week, raising tariff fears
11:35 am U.S. ET | Sept. 19, 2018
NAFTA talks are picking up again but a deal is unlikely to be reached this week -- increasing the odds the latest deadline will be missed amid Donald Trump's threat to freeze Canada out.
China slaps tariffs on $60 billion of U.S. goods as trade war escalates
10:50 am U.S. ET | Sept. 18, 2018
China announced retaliatory tariffs against $60 billion of U.S. goods, sharply escalating their trade conflict as the Trump administration considers imposing duties on almost all Chinese imports.
Will automakers bear outsize burden for tackling climate change?
9:30 am U.S. ET | Sept. 18, 2018
It's unclear how much automakers will benefit from relaxing standards for tailpipe emissions. To some observers, the biggest winners are petroleum companies.
Brexit without a deal would complicate driving in Europe, UK says
Sept. 14, 2018 11:20 CET
Leaving the EU without a divorce deal could make life for UK citizens and businesses more difficult, including forcing motorists to get an international license to drive in Europe, the government said.
Who has the real leverage at the NAFTA table?
9:03 am U.S. ET | Sept. 13, 2018
From day one, President Trump has imposed his will on talks to overhaul NAFTA. But as his administration tries to seal the deal, it’s not clear he holds all the cards.
Mexican auto exports jump in August, output up slightly
12:20 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 10, 2018
Mexico produced 369,543 light vehicles in August, an increase of 0.4 percent compared with the same month last year, according to new industry statistics.
China vows to respond if U.S. takes new steps on trade
9:39 am U.S. ET | Sept. 10, 2018
China will respond if the U.S. takes any new steps on trade, the foreign ministry said, after President Trump warned he was ready to slap tariffs on virtually all Chinese imports into the U.S.
Avoid knee-jerk reactions to tax and tariff changes
3:56 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 7, 2018
Overseas and domestic automotive companies should think long and hard about buying or building plants to take advantage of recent tax cuts, tariff threats or the depressed euro.