Growing rift among GOP lawmakers over Trump trade postureJuly 13, 2018
There are signs of growing frustration among GOP lawmakers with President Trump as he moves forward with new trade tariffs, though they're not ready to rein in the president's power.
Lawsuit challenges Trump's authority on steel, auto tariffsJuly 3, 2018
A trade association argues that Section 232 of the 1962 Trade Expansion Act is unconstitutional because it allows the president unlimited ability to restrict trade on national security grounds and Congress can't delegate away all its powers without some guidance on how to act.
Mexico should hit back on any U.S. auto tariffs, president-elect's adviser saysJuly 2, 2018
If the U.S. slapped duties on Mexico's auto exports, the government should retaliate against U.S. businesses, a top economic adviser to president-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said.
Tariff tornado: Prepare for impactJuly 1, 2018
It's becoming increasingly clear to automotive interests that traditional lobbying efforts against tariffs on autos and auto parts are ineffective with President Donald Trump.
Ford lobbyist Ojakli leaving for SoftbankJuly 2, 2018
Ford is losing its longtime top Washington lobbyist to an investment firm that's investing heavily in Ford's crosstown rival General Motors.
GM warns auto tariffs could force downsizing, jeopardize investmentsJune 29, 2018
GM said it could shrink at home, jeopardizing its ability to invest in technologies such as autonomous and electric vehicles, if tariffs on imported autos and components are imposed.
Fiat Chrysler making trade contingency plans on a 'massive scale'June 29, 2018
FCA is developing contingency plans to adjust its manufacturing footprint should President Trump's hardball trade tactics result in higher auto tariffs or the collapse of existing trade agreements.
Mazda joins Toyota in condemning Trump's car-tariff plansJune 29, 2018
Mazda became the latest auto company to condemn the Trump administration’s plans for potential car import tariffs, saying such duties would hit both the industry as well as U.S. consumers.
China sets rollback of foreign ownership caps on auto JVs for July 28June 28, 2018
China unveiled late Thursday a long-anticipated easing of foreign investment curbs in the auto industry and other key sectors as Beijing moves to open its markets further.
NHTSA nominee King passes Senate panel's reviewJune 27, 2018
The Senate Commerce Committee on Wednesday recommended the nomination of Heidi King to be NHTSA administrator.
Businesses press Congress to check Trump tariff powersJune 27, 2018
A coalition of business groups, including those representing automakers and suppliers, sent a letter to lawmakers urging support for legislation that would require congressional approval of tariffs designated for national security reasons.
U.S. set to limit China investmentsJune 25, 2018
President Donald Trump plans to spur more trade tensions with China by barring many Chinese companies from investing in American technology firms, and by blocking additional tech exports to Beijing.