Exports and Imports
Nissan will send U.S.-built Titans to ChinaNov. 17
GM launches China-built Chevy Sail exports to Mexico, CaribbeanOct. 30
Export hubOct. 30
BMW's Spartanburg, S.C., plant, which opened in 1994, has transformed from a small operation making only about 60,000 vehicles annually to a major exporting hub. The plant cranks out more than 400,000 vehicles a year to meet global crossover demand.
Jeep's Japan toeholdOct. 1
Jeep's success in Japan is testimony to global brand power that is attracting acquisition interest from China and beyond. It also counters the notion that it's impossible to sell American vehicles there.
Ports, plants made Alabama a playerSept. 11
Texas ports reopen while railroads struggleSept. 1
NAFTA negotiators aim for 'ambitious' start to talksAug. 15
Negotiators from Canada, Mexico and the United States are aiming for an "ambitious" first round of trade talks, a senior U.S. official said on Tuesday, as the countries try to fast-track a deal to modernize the 23-year-old pact by early next year.
South Korea rejects U.S. request to revise trade agreementAug. 22
VW to start Iran sales in August with local partnerJuly 4
VW will start sales of the Passat and Tiguan in Iran next month, ending a 17-year absence from the market. The move is expected to help the automaker reduce its reliance on volatile overseas markets such as China and Brazil.
Trump demands 'fair shake' for U.S. automakers in South KoreaJuly 1
BMW's best argument for free trade: SpartanburgJuly 3
BMW wins license to export from ChinaMay 31
BMW has been granted a license by Chinese authorities to export vehicles built by its local joint venture, BMW Brilliance, opening up the possibility of China-built BMWs being sold to customers in Europe or the U.S.