Germany prepares for 'rough ride' under TrumpFri, 20, Jan 2017
Germany will need a new economic strategy geared toward Asia should the new U.S. administration start a trade war with China, Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel said on Friday, warning against protectionism hours after President Donald Trump was sworn in.
Trump ready to shake up trade dealsFri, 20, Jan 2017
Minutes after his inauguration, President Donald Trump signaled plans to pull the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific Partnership and renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement, moves that analysts say could have profound effects on the automotive industry.
Toyota built 6.6% of North American vehicles in Mexico last yearFri, 20, Jan 2017
Another round of Takata airbag recalls filed by 13 automakersThu, 19, Jan 2017
More than a dozen automakers this week recalled another 652,000 vehicles with Takata airbag inflators in the U.S. to replace front passenger inflators as the largest callback in the history of the auto industry continues to cascade through the regulatory process.
U.S. closing Tesla autopilot death investigation without demanding recall, report saysThu, 19, Jan 2017
U.S. regulators said on Thursday they found no evidence of any defects in Tesla electric cars after investigating the death of a man whose Model S collided with a truck while he was using its Autopilot system, the first known fatality involving semi-autonomous driving software.
California warns of break from Washington on clean-air rulesThu, 19, Jan 2017
California sent a warning shot in a potential showdown with the incoming Trump administration, with the state’s clean-air regulators digging in on mandates for an ever-greater number of electric and fuel-cell cars.
Takata's remaining two bidders to seek court-led turnaround in Japan, report saysWed, 18, Jan 2017
EPA nominee Pruitt to review vehicle emissions rulesWed, 18, Jan 2017
CFPB head may have violated U.S. law with lending rules, U.S. House Republicans claimWed, 18, Jan 2017
In a blow against the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau just two days before President-elect Donald Trump takes office, U.S. House Republicans accused the CFPB of potentially violating federal law with its rule authorizing the agency to regulate certain auto lenders.
Automakers will continue Mexico investments despite Trump threats, study saysWed, 18, Jan 2017
Ross tells Canada that U.S. will open NAFTA negotiations, report saysWed, 18, Jan 2017
Canadian officials say Wilbur Ross, the nominee for US commerce secretary, has indicated that a formal-notification letter to open negotiations on NAFTA will be sent to Canada and Mexico within days of the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, according to the Globe and Mail newspaper.