Reopening NAFTA could revive debate over what makes a car 'American'Tue, 24, Jan 2017
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.
Trump's NAFTA revamp may hinge on partners' willingness to talkTue, 24, Jan 2017
President Donald Trump put neighboring Canada and Mexico on notice: He's determined to wring out more favorable terms from NAFTA. Now comes the hard part of reworking a trade deal that's framed relations for more than two decades.
Lear CEO says he's not planning run for Mich. governorMon, 23, Jan 2017
Trump tells automakers, manufacturers U.S. will cut regulations, taxesMon, 23, Jan 2017
President Trump met with a dozen prominent American manufacturers, such as Ford and Tesla, and promised them he would slash regulations and cut corporate taxes, but warned them again of penalties if they move production outside the country.
California utilities seek $1 billion to spur wider EV useSat, 21, Jan 2017
California's utilities are asking for more than $1 billion to spend on electric car-charging stations that will help the state meet its goal of getting 1.5 million zero-emissions vehicles on the road by 2025.
Mexican officials game-plan for NAFTA talksMon, 23, Jan 2017
Yanfeng to invest in new HQ, tech center near DetroitFri, 20, Jan 2017
Toyota built 6.6% of North American vehicles in Mexico last yearFri, 20, Jan 2017
Engineering firm ABB to build $90 million r&d operation in MontrealFri, 20, Jan 2017
Michigan testing site named federal driverless car proving groundThu, 19, Jan 2017
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.
Maserati salesman killed in crash after filming self on Facebook going 111 mphWed, 18, Jan 2017
An employee at Mike Ward Maserati in Highlands Ranch, Colo., died in a car crash last weekend after he uploaded a Facebook Live video of himself accelerating from 0 to 111 mph in one of the store's cars.