Lighthizer: U.S. won't wait for Canada on new NAFTA dealSept. 25
The United States is moving forward on its bilateral trade deal with Mexico that has implications for the auto industry even if Canada is left out because negotiators can't resolve their sharp differences over dairy and a dispute resolution system, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said.
Ford paid $90M for Detroit train station, city records showSept. 24
The disclosure puts an end to months of speculation about how much the automaker ponied up for the vacant building off Michigan Avenue in Detroit's Corktown neighborhood. Ford finalized the depot purchase May 22.
Calif. heat, foul air set stage for Trump tailpipe debateSept. 24
California urges Trump administration to abandon mpg planSept. 24
California's top air regulator urged the Trump administration to abandon a plan to freeze fuel efficiency standards through 2026, as automakers urged state and federal regulators to reach agreement to extend nationwide rules.
Canada's PM says informal NAFTA talks likely in next few days at U.N.Sept. 24
U.S. and Canadian officials trying to reach a deal on NAFTA are "very likely" to hold informal talks on the sidelines of a major U.N. meeting in the next few days, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said
Product peek buoys Cadillac dealersSept. 23
California, other states set to challenge Trump over relaxed emissions rulesSept. 21
Democratic leaders in three states warned again Friday they are ready to challenge the Trump administration in court, alleging abuse of power, if it moves ahead with plans to weaken tailpipe emission standards, and they criticized the auto industry for welching on a national agreement to roughly double fuel economy targets.
Will China take world lead with electric cars?Sept. 24
U.S. 'very close' to proceeding with Mexico-only trade dealSept. 21
NAFTA talks break off, again. Now what?Sept. 21
All three countries want to sign an accord before Mexico's incoming president takes office Dec. 1. To do so, they'd have to publish a deal by Sept. 30, and would need to reach agreement imminently to have time to put it into legal text.