UAW plans 'buy American' ad campaignThu, 16, Feb 2017
UAW President Dennis Williams said he is “in discussions” to produce advertisements to encourage U.S. customers to buy union-made cars manufactured in America. The idea was inspired by a revived buy American sentiment that has been growing since the 2008 recession.
New tax could push price limitMon, 13, Feb 2017
Prices for new cars and trucks, being pushed ever-higher by fuel-economy improvements, safety equipment and advanced technology, could soar out of range for many U.S. buyers with the addition of an import tax to the equation.
American Axle Q4 net falls 25% as demand slowsFri, 10, Feb 2017
Bill Ford's struggle to stay friends with Donald TrumpFri, 03, Feb 2017
Few corporate chieftains seem to have cultivated President Donald Trump quite like Bill Ford. It had been a rough start, with Trump blasting Ford Motor for building cars in Mexico. But Bill Ford pushed ahead, determined to forge a relationship with the new president.
Daimler, Nissan reviewing collaboration at Mexico auto plantThu, 02, Feb 2017
Mexico minister signals changes to rules of origin in NAFTA talksThu, 02, Feb 2017
Mexico, the United States and Canada could overhaul rules about a product's country of origin in a renegotiation of the NAFTA trade treaty in order to strengthen regional supply chains, the Mexican economy minister said.
Delphi says automated work may come to U.S. from MexicoThu, 02, Feb 2017
BMW will stick to investment plans despite Trump threats, CEO saysWed, 01, Feb 2017
BMW will stick to its investment plans for Mexico and the U.S. despite warnings from President Trump to impose border taxes on cars imported into the U.S., CEO Harald Krueger said. Last month, the automaker said it plans to finish construction of a new $1 billion plant in Mexico to build the 3-series sedan, despite the threat of tariffs.
Automaker group representing foreign brands fights border taxSun, 29, Jan 2017
Trump says he had 'very good' call with Mexico's Pena NietoFri, 27, Jan 2017
President Donald Trump said he had a "very good" phone call with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Friday and agreed to work to improve ties after a meeting between the two leaders was scrapped amid a dispute over funding Trump's planned border wall.
Could supplier jobs move back to America?Mon, 30, Jan 2017
What happens if Mexican plants close?Mon, 30, Jan 2017
Over the course of my career, I have witnessed firsthand both the good and the horrible results of what is known as "free" trade. But in this brave new world we now find ourselves in, those demanding a "return of manufacturing" to the U.S. may not get exactly what they expect.