Germany, China warn Trump tariff moves threaten global tradeMarch 11
Automakers may seek to water down Trump tariffsMarch 9
Auto industry rejects Trump's tariff threatsMarch 6
Automotive companies on both sides of the Atlantic pushed back on President Donald Trump's talk of a trade war with Europe using a similar refrain: Everyone will suffer if his rhetoric becomes reality.
German court ruling likely to accelerate diesel's demiseFeb. 28
Chief of China's Geely builds $9 billion stake in DaimlerFeb. 23
Li Shufu, the chairman and main owner of Chinese carmaker Geely, has amassed a stake of 9.69 percent in Daimler AG, the German company said Friday. The stake, worth nearly $9 billion at the current market price for Daimler shares, makes Li the biggest single shareholder in the maker of Mercedes Benz cars, trucks and vans.