Exports and Imports
BMW wins license to export from ChinaWed, 31, May 2017
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.
Volvo begins exports to Europe of China-built S90 flagshipWed, 31, May 2017
Commerce Dept. investigates steel imports used in auto partsTue, 16, May 2017
Trump tax plan likely won't include border-adjusted taxWed, 26, Apr 2017
SAIC puts U.S. ambitions on hold on Trump uncertaintyWed, 19, Apr 2017
Volvo will build first EV in China for export, sources sayThu, 13, Apr 2017
Volvo will build its first full-electric car in China, sources told Automotive News Europe. The battery-powered vehicle will debut in 2019 and will be exported globally from Volvo's factory in southeast China.
Volvo concerned about possible U.S. import taxMon, 10, Apr 2017
Volvo says it will suffer if the United States enacts taxes on imported goods. This despite the company's plan to hire up to 4,000 workers for a new South Carolina plant that will build the S60 sedan.
First Shift: Retooling for next-gen CamryMon, 10, Apr 2017
Mexico auto output, exports surge in Q1Thu, 06, Apr 2017
Mexico's booming auto industry set records across the board in the first quarter, with production jumping 17 percent, exports surging 14 percent and local light-vehicle sales rising 8.9 percent vs. the year-ago period.
Buick's German-built Regal highlights risks as Trump targets tradeTue, 04, Apr 2017
A German port pushes back against Trump's tough talk on tradeFri, 17, Mar 2017
Germany's Bremerhaven port once handled some 700,000 vehicles a year. That tally has since surged to 2.1 million, fueled by a sharp increase in trade. But President Trump's tough talk on foreign trade has many German workers worried.