Uncertainty clouds Mexico’s record yearSun, 22, Jan 2017
California utilities seek $1 billion to spur wider EV useSat, 21, Jan 2017
California's utilities are asking for more than $1 billion to spend on electric car-charging stations that will help the state meet its goal of getting 1.5 million zero-emissions vehicles on the road by 2025.
Trump ready to shake up trade dealsFri, 20, Jan 2017
Minutes after his inauguration, President Donald Trump signaled plans to pull the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific Partnership and renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement, moves that analysts say could have profound effects on the automotive industry.
Toyota built 6.6% of North American vehicles in Mexico last yearFri, 20, Jan 2017
California warns of break from Washington on clean-air rulesThu, 19, Jan 2017
California sent a warning shot in a potential showdown with the incoming Trump administration, with the state’s clean-air regulators digging in on mandates for an ever-greater number of electric and fuel-cell cars.
Automakers will continue Mexico investments despite Trump threats, study saysWed, 18, Jan 2017
Ross tells Canada that U.S. will open NAFTA negotiations, report saysWed, 18, Jan 2017
Canadian officials say Wilbur Ross, the nominee for US commerce secretary, has indicated that a formal-notification letter to open negotiations on NAFTA will be sent to Canada and Mexico within days of the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, according to the Globe and Mail newspaper.
U.S. to remain Germany's top export destination despite TrumpWed, 18, Jan 2017
German industry expects the United States to remain its most important export destination this year despite protectionist threats from President-elect Donald Trump, Germany's Chamber of Commerce and Industry said on Wednesday.
Toyota's Lentz: Tariff would depress industryMon, 16, Jan 2017
Withdrawal from NAFTA would cost U.S. jobs, CAR study findsTue, 17, Jan 2017
GM to invest $1 billion in U.S. manufacturing, move axle work from MexicoMon, 16, Jan 2017
General Motors today said it would invest $1 billion in its U.S. manufacturing operations to create or retain 1,500 jobs in this country. The automaker, in an announcement timed to ease pressure from President-elect Donald Trump, also said it would move production of pickup axles from Mexico to Michigan and create at least 5,000 more jobs in the nation in other parts of its business during the next few years.
Hyundai, Kia plan $3.1 billion U.S. investment, consider new plantTue, 17, Jan 2017
Hyundai and Kia said they will spend $3.1 billion in the U.S. in the next five years, joining other vehicle manufacturers in announcing investment plans amid threats from President-elect Donald Trump of higher levies on auto imports from Mexico.