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President Trump on “Collision Course” With Auto Industry

As NAFTA negotiations began on Wednesday, the Trump administration was on a “collision course” with the auto industry, with goals to shrink the growing trade deficit with Mexico and tighten the rules of origin for auto parts and vehicles. Since taking office, U.S. President Donald Trump has focused more anger on the auto industry than […]

Aug. 17, 2017
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Japan and EU form agreement against Trump’s protectionism

On Thursday, Japan and the European Union affirmed a preliminary free-trade agreement in the wake of U.S. President Donald Trump’s protectionist attitude during his second trip to Europe as president.

July 7, 2017
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Don’t fix what isn’t broken: auto industry wants NAFTA rules of origin left alone

On Thursday, the Trump administration started a 90-day consultation period with the American public, Congress, and industries that “would allow talks over NAFTA” beginning August 16.

May 23, 2017
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Automaker CEOs To Meet With Trump As Tension Over Policies Increases

President Donald Trump will be meeting with GM CEO Mary Barra, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, and several other top executives of major American companies amid tension over how to respond to his policies.

Feb. 3, 2017
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Ford Criticizes Trump’s Immigration Ban

In the wake of President Donald Trump’s controversial immigration ban from seven predominantly Muslim countries, Ford CEO Mark Fields released a video message to employees saying the automaker “will not support any policies” counter to its values of respect for all people.

Jan. 31, 2017
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The Effect Of Potential NAFTA Changes On Auto Parts Suppliers

President Donald Trump has been very vocal about his concerns relating to U.S. auto jobs moving to Mexico, and he met with the CEOs of GM, Ford and Fiat Chrysler last week to discuss auto industry issues.

Jan. 30, 2017
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Trump Threatens German Automakers With 35 Percent U.S. Import Tariff

Senior German officials reacted with surprise and defiance to comments made by President-elect Donald Trump, who stated in an interview that NATO was “obsolete,” in addition to threatening German automakers with massive import taxes.

Jan. 16, 2017
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The EPA Has Finalized 2025 Fuel Efficiency Standards

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) chief Gina McCarthy has finalized a determination that the fuel efficiency rules instituted by President Barack Obama should be locked in through 2025.

Jan. 13, 2017
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Chao Expected To Be Confirmed As Department Of Transportation Head

Elaine Chao, Donald Trump’s choice to run the U.S. Transportation Department, defended the president-elect’s $1 trillion infrastructure plan as a “bold vision” in a Senate confirmation hearing this week.

Jan. 12, 2017
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Trump’s EPA Administrator Nomination Could Bring Dramatic Changes

As Oklahoma’s attorney general, Scott Pruitt has fought against what he considers overreach by the federal government on environmental regulations, health care and immigration. He is now in line to rule over the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), one of his frequent targets.

Dec. 12, 2016
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Ford Rebuffs Trump’s Claims About Factory In Mexico

Did a Donald Trump speech stop Ford from building a $2.5 billion dollar plant in Mexico?

Oct. 28, 2015
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