Can U.S. follow through on tough NAFTA talk?

To deliver on its promises, the administration will need the cooperation of the U.S. business community and key members of Congress. Both groups sought to distance themselves from the president last week.

GM cybersecurity chief to head global vehicle safety

Jeffrey Boyer, GM's global safety chief who helped shape the company's safety operations following its ignition-switch crisis, is retiring and will be replaced by Jeffrey Massimilla, the company's chief cybersecurity officer.


U.S. too slow to require rear seat belt warnings, lawsuit says

A new lawsuit accuses the federal government of being too slow to implement rules requiring that rear seat vehicle passengers be warned when they fail to buckle their seat belts.

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NAFTA negotiators aim for 'ambitious' start to talks

Negotiators from Canada, Mexico and the United States are aiming for an "ambitious" first round of trade talks, a senior U.S. official said on Tuesday, as the countries try to fast-track a deal to modernize the 23-year-old pact by early next year.

NAFTA's touchiest issue: rules of origin

Automakers and free-trade proponents warn that even minor adjustments to the rules of origin could upset the carefully constructed balance of economic interests among the U.S., Mexico and Canada.

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