Canadians may find boycott of U.S. goods hard to pull offJune 15
Canadians outraged by President Trump's attack on their prime minister have called for a consumer boycott targeting the United States, but indignation may be hard to sustain in a nation enamored by U.S. popular culture and larded with American goods from Ram pickups to Apple iPhones.
U.S. tariffs target Chinese industrial products, including autos, parts; China retaliatesJune 15
President Trump pushed ahead with hefty tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese imports, including cars and auto parts, and a smoldering trade war between the world's largest economies ignited as Beijing replied with tariffs on 659 American imports, including light vehicles.
Trump sets $50 billion in China tariffs with Beijing ready to strike backJune 15
President Trump announced hefty tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese imports as Beijing threatened to respond in kind, in a move that looks set to ignite a trade war between the world's two largest economies.
White House to meet automakers, California over mpg targetsJune 14
White House officials will have a new round of meetings with a trade group for automakers and California's "clean air" agency next week before unveiling a proposal to reverse rules aimed at increasing fuel efficiency.
Canada agrees with U.S. that NAFTA talks to go on, but no date setJune 14
Merkel calls out Trump, citing U.S. trade surplus with EuropeJune 13
Chancellor Angela Merkel said the U.S. runs a trade surplus with Europe when services are included, marshaling a rebuff to President Donald Trump's sustained criticism of German manufacturing exports.
Germany defends automakers as national interest in swipe at TrumpJune 13
Chancellor Angela Merkel's government vowed to stand up for the German auto industry, sending a veiled signal to U.S. President Donald Trump to back off threats to levy tariffs on imported cars and auto parts.
Tariffs may cost carmakers at least 1 million annual U.S. salesJune 12
Trump torpedoes G7 effort to ease trade spat, threatens auto tariffsJune 9
President Trump on Saturday threw the G7's efforts to show a united front on trade into disarray after he became angry with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and said he might double down on import tariffs by hitting the sensitive auto industry.
Trade war dims Mexico NAFTA hopesJune 11
Threat of auto tariffs grows more ominousJune 11
Hyundai: International automakers 'targeted' by TrumpJune 8
A top Hyundai executive in the U.S. said President Trump has "targeted" international carmakers with tariff threats, showing little regard for whether the companies build vehicles in the U.S. and employ Americans.