Mexico: We won't roll overMon, 06, Mar 2017
Mexican officials are under pressure to stand up to the Trump administration and defend Mexico's auto industry. They are making clear that they're prepared to use their leverage on other U.S. priorities.
CANADA: Detroit 3 help set February highWed, 01, Mar 2017
Carmakers' plea for fuel economy review sets stage for showdownThu, 16, Feb 2017
Automakers enjoying lucrative sales of trucks and SUVs are hoping President Donald Trump makes good on his vows to deregulate. Environmental groups are saying fuel efficiency standards won’t be watered down without a legal challenge.
Detroit 3 should skip scare tactics in CAFE debateMon, 06, Feb 2017
Refugee who rose in Detroit is troubled by automakers' silenceSun, 29, Jan 2017
Majed Moughni, a refugee who became a lawyer near Detroit, sees the business case for Ford executives courting Donald Trump. But the executives' silence so far on Trump's order halting immigration from seven Middle Eastern countries is another matter.
Detroit goes to WashingtonMon, 30, Jan 2017
President Donald Trump's meeting with the Detroit 3 CEOs was a historic bit of political theater -- but it was no dramatic turning point. A cooling U.S. sales market, high labor costs and excess capacity at current facilities likely will prevent the companies from breaking ground for new U.S. assembly plants.
Trump meets with Detroit 3 CEOs as he demands more U.S.-built vehiclesTue, 24, Jan 2017
President Donald Trump met with the CEOs of the Detroit 3 automakers as he looks to persuade car manufacturers to keep production within the country. “I want new plants to be built here for cars sold here!” Trump said in a posting on Twitter before the meeting in Washington on Tuesday.
Trump to meet with Detroit 3 CEOs amid jobs pushMon, 23, Jan 2017
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Record or not in 2016, auto sales growth seen drawing to endFri, 30, Dec 2016
While it's still too close to call whether 2016 delivered another annual record for U.S. auto sales, it's clear the era of rapid growth is over. The industry is entering 2017 with analysts projecting the first significant decline in eight years -- a drop of 200,000 vehicles, about the equivalent of one factory's production -- to 17.3 million cars and light trucks.