Clinton, if elected, plans to renegotiate NAFTA, UAW chief saysTue, 26, Jul 2016
UAW President Dennis Williams said Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has assured him she would renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement if she is elected president. The UAW wants an updated treaty to help foster stronger unions in Mexico, where many automakers operate factories.
Mexico emerges from 'lost decade'Mon, 18, Jul 2016
For years, Mexico, with the second-largest economy in Latin America, at times was lucky to sell a million new vehicles a year locally while it exported twice that number. Now, the narrative has flipped.
China lifts stake caps on foreign motorcycle, battery manufacturersWed, 20, Jul 2016
China’s central government said it’ll exempt foreign makers of motorcycles and batteries from ownership limits in their manufacturing operations, revising a key industrial policy just as rulemakers consider similar measures for car companies.
The struggle to undo NAFTA's unintended consequencesMon, 18, Jul 2016
Nafta doesn't deserve all the credit for the explosive growth of Mexico's auto industry. Neither does it deserve all the blame for the flow of cheap, imported used cars that depressed the new-vehicle market here for much of the past decade.
EU trade deals with U.S. and Canada at risk, minister saysTue, 05, Jul 2016
A free trade deal being negotiated by the EU and the U.S. is at a dead end and an agreement with Canada is also at risk, Italy's industry minister said. Carlo Calenda said confidence in the negotiations was lacking.
Brexit looks bleaker than the worst-case scenariosMon, 04, Jul 2016
Ten days into the digestion of a United Kingdom vote for a separation from the European Union, and the analysis is crystal clear: Brexit is a flat-out mess. A quagmire. Its potential impact has some leaders worried that even their worst-case scenarios weren't bad enough.
GM economist sees negligible impact of Brexit on U.S. autos, for nowWed, 29, Jun 2016
It is too soon to measure the impact of the British vote to leave the EU on General Motors, but the decision will likely not have much effect on the company in its home market, GM's chief economist said on Wednesday.