NAFTA talks intensify; U.S. seen putting off key demand on autosSept. 23
One key issue is the U.S. desire to strengthen rules of origin for cars and light trucks, which dictate how much of a vehicle's components must originate from within North America to qualify for tax free status.
U.S. to tackle 'challenging' issues in next round of NAFTA talksSept. 21
AutoNews Now: VW tries CEO bull sessions to engage workersSept. 22
U.S. study argues for tougher rules of origin under NAFTASept. 22
Seeking to bolster its case for tougher rules of origin under NAFTA, the Trump administration released a new study that shows U.S. value-added content is declining for manufactured goods imported from Mexico and Canada.
Mexico's auto plants continue torrid paceSept. 10
The momentum from a slew of auto industry investments in recent years has carried the industry in Mexico to peak capacity. And that's likely to continue as new plants and plant expansions come online, industry officials say.
Amid gloom, NAFTA talks still 'robust'Sept. 11
The obsessive skepticism about the future of NAFTA is unfounded, says Eduardo Solis, president of the Mexican Automotive Industry Association. Still, he notes that "there's a lot of noise going around."
Auto logistics operators brace for Hurricane IrmaSept. 8
Auto distributors and ports in the Southeast are scrambling to prepare for Hurricane Irma, a devastating storm that is forecast to directly hit South Florida on Sunday and move into Georgia by Monday.
Sharp differences over labor surface at NAFTA talks in MexicoSept. 3
U.S. seeks NAFTA autos content above 70%Sept. 2
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross wants more than 70 percent of North American content in vehicles built in the United States, Canada and Mexico under a renegotiated NAFTA trade deal, the head of Canada's largest private sector union said.
Gulf ports play growing role in auto tradeSept. 3
Automakers now realize they can save on logistics by using ocean shipping to reach customers in the lower Midwest with foreign-made vehicles, or to export vehicles built in the Southeast's assembly plants.