Mexico prepares its NAFTA caseSun, 04, Dec 2016
Mexican officials hail NAFTA as critical to U.S.Thu, 01, Dec 2016
Mexican auto industry officials defended NAFTA as critical to U.S. economic competitiveness as they braced for talks between the Mexican government and Donald Trump's administration over the accord's future.
Bullying doesn't attract auto jobs. Customers doSat, 12, Nov 2016
The incoming administration's desire to bring more auto manufacturing jobs to the U.S. might lead it to a hard discovery: Trade negotiators have never been particularly good at building auto factories.
Trump expected to tap Wilbur Ross for Commerce postThu, 24, Nov 2016
President-elect Donald Trump is expected to nominate as secretary of commerce investor Wilbur Ross, who became a billionaire by acquiring and restructuring troubled companies, according to a person familiar with the transition planning.
Trump is a 'game changer' for N.A. auto industry, Marchionne warnsThu, 24, Nov 2016
President-elect Donald Trump's critical stance toward free trade could affect Fiat Chrysler's business in North America, CEO Sergio Marchionne says. Trump's election “certainly is a game changer, mainly because I think that there are a number of conditions in the U.S. which are not yet spelled out,” Marchionne told Bloomberg on Thursday.
GM to export Chevy Silverado, Colorado to ChinaMon, 21, Nov 2016
Wilbur Ross vetted for key posts in Trump cabinetMon, 21, Nov 2016
GM's Barra on profits, market share, Trump, technologyMon, 21, Nov 2016
When Mary Barra faced a massive recall crisis as General Motors' new CEO, she implored employees to never forget the errors of GM's past. Now Barra is trying to position GM to lead the industry in a future of electric vehicles, car sharing and self-driving technology.
Honda to stick with N.A. production plans for now, CEO saysMon, 21, Nov 2016
Honda will stick with its North American production plans as it waits to see if U.S. President-elect Donald Trump will follow through on a campaign pledge to dump the North American Free Trade Agreement when he takes office, the automaker's CEO said today.
Auto execs stumped by trade rhetoricMon, 21, Nov 2016
Global auto executives don't want to talk much about President-elect Donald Trump and his trade plans. But with billions of dollars invested in Mexican plants and supply chains, they can't afford not to think about what steep tariffs and scrapped treaties might mean for their businesses.
Ford CFO encouraged by 'change in tone' from Trump transition teamThu, 17, Nov 2016
Ford CFO Bob Shanks said a Donald Trump administration could bring “substantial change” to the automotive industry, but the automaker is encouraged by the transition team’s “change in the tone” from a rhetoric-filled campaign.
Ford won't change Mexico plans despite Trump tariff threat, Fields saysTue, 15, Nov 2016
Ford CEO Mark Fields said that a Trump administration's potential 35 percent tariff on vehicles imported from Mexico could have a “huge impact” on the U.S. economy, but the automaker has no plans to change its investments in Mexico.