Reopening NAFTA could revive debate over what makes a car 'American'

Auto industry officials expect President Donald Trump to urge Canada and Mexico to agree to new tougher "rules of origin" that would require a higher percentage of North American content to be considered tariff free. Under NAFTA, at least 62.5 percent of a passenger car or light truck's net cost must originate in North America -- defined as the United States, Canada and Mexico -- to avoid tariffs.

 

M&A activity declined in 2016, and now dealmakers eye Trump

The global auto industry looks healthy this year, but PwC says mergers and acquisition experts want to assess President Trump's influence on environmental rules, international trade and the overall economy before pursuing new deals.

Ford will offer parts for non-Ford vehicles

Ford is expanding its customer service division with a new Omnicraft brand of aftermarket parts to cover non-Ford and non-Lincoln vehicles.

Audi workers threaten strike at A3, TT plant in Hungary

Audi workers at a plant in Hungary that builds the A3 and TT models have set up a strike committee to push for higher salaries in the latest sign of

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