Exports and Imports

BMW's gamble on U.S. factory provides export windfall

July 13, 2014 06:01 CET

BMW's U.S. factory in South Carolina -- its first test of full-scale auto production outside of Germany -- has become a bona fide success. The plant is integral to the luxury brand's efforts to protect profit margins and remain ahead of rivals....
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BMW bet on S.C. plant pays off with export windfall

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 12, 2014

BMW's first test of full-scale auto production outside of Germany has become a bona fide success after initial hiccups. The factory in Spartanburg, S.C., -- already the nation's biggest light-vehicle exporter -- is integral to the luxury brand's efforts to protect profit margins and keep ahead of rivals Audi and Mercedes....
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Volvo plans to export China-made cars to U.S., Russia next year, executive says

June 17, 2014 11:26 CET

Volvo plans to start exporting Chinese-made cars to the United States and Russia as early as next year, a company executive said. The S60L sedan will be exported to the United States and the XC90 SUV to Russia....
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U.S. wins WTO dispute with China over auto imports

11:16 am U.S. ET | May 23, 2014

In a victory for automakers exporting vehicles from the United States to China, the World Trade Organization ruled that Chinese duties on U.S.-made cars and trucks violated international trade rules....
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