Trump advisers attempt to explain auto tariff deal he says he cut with ChinaDec. 4
President Donald Trump left his top advisers scrambling on Monday to explain a trade deal he claimed he'd struck with China to reduce tariffs on U.S. cars exported to the country — an agreement that doesn't exist on paper and hasn't been confirmed in Beijing.
White House wants to end EV subsidies, Trump aide saysDec. 4
President Donald Trump's top economic adviser said the White House wants to end subsidies for electric vehicle purchases, without saying how it would eliminate the incentives that were created by Congress.
Trump tweets China will 'reduce and remove' auto tariffsDec. 3
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said China has agreed to eliminate tariffs on imported automobiles but declined to give details after President Donald Trump jolted car stocks by announcing a deal had been reached.
Trump's threat to kill GM subsidies prompts skepticismNov. 28
Mexico expects U.S. to begin lifting tariffs with trade deal signingNov. 20
Industry on edge with trade pact signing nearNov. 19
Provisional agreement on a new North American trade pact was supposed to reduce economic uncertainty for the industry after months of acrimonious negotiations. But less than two weeks before the official signing of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, auto interests are worried that U.S. tariffs on raw materials and vehicles will wipe out any potential benefits.
California to fight 'unlawful' Trump fuel economy rollbackOct. 25
California plans to attack the Trump administration proposal to freeze auto fuel economy standards at 2020 levels and unwind the state's plan for more stringent rules on tailpipe greenhouse gas emissions as "unlawful," California's attorney general said.
U.S. seeks Mexican steel export quotas, negotiator saysOct. 16
The United States is seeking to impose quotas on Mexican steel exports as part of a negotiation to remove metals tariffs, the chief trade negotiator of Mexico's incoming government said, adding the issue needed to be resolved within weeks.
Next-level game of keeping up with the Joneses?Oct. 15
President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have new rides that might get some attention if a second U.S.-North Korea summit is held. Kim now has a Rolls-Royce. Trump has a new Cadillac.
Can Trump get USMCA through Congress?Oct. 8
Lawmakers, industry and interest groups are withholding full-throated support for the deal until some details become clearer, such as how the new regional content and minimum-wage requirements for autos would be applied and enforced.