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    Report: China ends tariffs on cars imported from US
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    The trade dispute affecting the Chinese and US auto industries may be cooling off, as the Asian country has announced an end to controversial duties levied on some American-made vehicles. According to Reuters, this was largely in retaliation to US import tariffs on Chinese-made tires in ...

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    Report: WSJ asks whether Japan's kei cars are a trade barrier
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    We get very excited here at Autoblog when someone brings up a rare car from the Japanese domestic market, even if they are distantly related to cars we can buy in the US, like the Toyota Crown Royal Saloon Hybrid our own Sebastian Blanco tested last month. But while we think often about JDM cars, ...

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    Report: Automakers lining up to support US-EU trade pact
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    The Detroit News reports automakers are coming out in support of proposed free trade legislation between the US and the European Union. The Association of Global Automakers, representing major Asian manufacturers, says the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership will promote economic ...

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    Report: US, Japan trade talks could see scrapping of car and truck tariffs
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    Trade issues between the United States and Japan, especially in the automotive sector, have struck a repetitive note for decades: our market is open to them, their market is effectively closed to us. Even though Japan doesn't apply tariffs to cars we export there – whereas we tax Japanese ...

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    Report: Goes Both Ways: Free-trade pact sees South Korean brands losing share at home
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    France has been vocal, but not alone, in noting the rise of the South Korean automakers in Europe. The signing of a free-trade pact in 2011 between South Korea and the EU, along with the especially value-conscious buyers in a crisis-stricken Europe, has seen market share increases measuring in ...

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    Report: New trade agreement may mean more domestics sold in South Korea
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    In 2010, domestic automakers shipped about 7,500 vehicles to Korea, representing less than one percent of its auto market. To add insult to injury, well over half a million Korean cars were sold here. But that could all change, according to Ford CEO Alan Mulally, who told The Detroit News that a ...

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    Report: Korean ambassador stumps for more U.S. car sales in home market
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    Han Duk-soo, the South Korean ambassador to the United States, recently urged the Detroit Chamber of Commerce to embrace increasing automotive imports from his country. Talk about a tough sell. However, the move would be part of a deal that would open South Korea to cars built in America – a ...

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    Video: 17-year-old swaps old phone for Porsche Boxster on Craigslist
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    Click above to watch the video after the jump
    If you don't currently own a Porsche Boxster, you probably wouldn't mind having one in the garage. Seventeen-year-old Steven Ortiz turned wishes and hopes into hard work and determination to finally land a shiny silver 2000 Boxster, but he didn't tap ...

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    REPORT: U.S. psyched as China decides to cut auto part tariffs
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    Chinese-market 2010 Buick Regal – Click above for high-res image gallery
    China joined the World Trade Organization in 2001, at which point it was given five years to adjust to the rules of open trade before any complaints were lodged against it. On schedule, in 2006, the complaints began, ...

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    Canadian man will trade snakes for car, any takers?
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    You want to be a photographer and herpetologist but haven't found the right camera and nest of vipers at the right price. You also happen to have a car worth about $3,500 Canadian that you want to get rid of. Well there's a man in London, Ontario who's got a deal for you. In return for that car he ...

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    Score one for the free market: US dumps most of its steel tariffs
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    Yesterday the U.S. International Trade Commission lifted tariffs on imported steel from Australia, Canada, France and Japan, and there was much rejoicing in the boardrooms of many automakers that build cars and trucks in the U.S. The tariffs were originally put in place on cheap steel imported into ...

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