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Mexican auto parts firms expect record year after U.S. backs trade deal

But the new rules pose a challenge to automakers

Mexican auto parts manufacturers with clients across North America expect a record year after U.S. approval of a trade deal mandating higher regional inputs, but the new rules pose a bigger challenge to carmakers. After months of wrangling, U.S. lawmakers on Thursday ratified the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), brokered at the behest of President Donald Trump to replace the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The accord, which Canada's parliament is expected to app

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Mexican auto exports post first annual decline in a decade

Exports fell by 3.4% to 3,333,586 units last year

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Trump calls off tariffs after Mexico vows to tighten borders

Tariffs 'are hereby indefinitely suspended,' Trump tweets

Tariffs 'are hereby indefinitely suspended,' Trump tweets.

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U.S.-Mexico talks continue under tariff threat as Trump returns from Europe

As deadline looms, 'There has been some movement on their part,' Pence says

As deadline looms, 'There has been some movement on their part,' Pence says.

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How Trump's Mexico tariffs could increase fuel prices in the U.S.

Mexico sends 600,000 to 700,000 barrels of oil to the U.S. every day

Mexico sends 600,000 to 700,000 barrels of oil to the U.S. every day.

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Seized vehicles auctioned outside presidential mansion in Mexico

The top seller was a lifted Shelby pickup truck that went for $99,685

The top seller was a lifted Shelby pickup truck that went for $99,685.

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Mexico to auction Lamborghini, other seized assets to help poor

77 vehicles go up for auction Sunday, with more auctions to follow

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Trump backs off border shutdown but threatens Mexico auto tariffs

This in spite of no-tariffs trade agreement his administration negotiated

This in spite of no-tariffs trade agreement his administration negotiated.

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8,000 Ford Mustangs get temporary steering wheels while idled by labor strike

They were parked pending shipments of the correct wheels

They were parked pending shipments of the correct steering wheels

Nissan to lay off 1,000 Mexican workers, citing market challenges

Part of an overall decline in North American sales

Part of an overall decline in North American sales.

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NAFTA talks with Mexico drag on due to autos sticking points

Trump: 'Autoworkers must be taken care of or there will be no deal'

Trump: "Autoworkers must be taken care of or there will be no deal."

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Mexican officials optimistic about NAFTA news in coming days

This as nations meet on unified strategy for Trump auto tariff threats

This as nations meet on unified strategy for Trump auto tariff threats

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Armored car production hits new record in Mexico thanks to rising crime

There were more than 25,000 murders across Mexico last year

There were more than 25,000 murders across Mexico last year.

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GM to build Chevrolet Blazer in Mexico

This, despite Trump criticizing building vehicles abroad

This, despite Trump criticizing building vehicles abroad.

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Mexican truckers travel in fear as highway robberies bleed economy

One some roads, half of trucks will be held up

Glancing constantly at his rear view mirror, truck driver "El Flaco" journeys the highways of Mexico haunted by the memory of when he was kidnapped with his security detail by bandits disguised as police officers two years ago.

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NAFTA talks: Automakers hopeful Canadian compromise will avert disaster

Industry officials say Trump trade officials may be coming around on rules of origin.

Automakers say NAFTA collapse would cost them $10B a year and eliminate 50,000 U.S. auto parts jobs

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Auto industry tells Trump: 'We're winning with NAFTA'

The whole sector aligns against him in a new coalition.

The whole sector aligns against him in a new coalition.

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Ending NAFTA could cost U.S. 50,000 auto parts jobs

If tariffs go back up, jobs will go to China, study says

If tariffs go back up, jobs will go to China, study says.

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Auto part content requirements could sink NAFTA talks

U.S. Chamber of Commerce accuses Trump of "poison pill proposals"

Trade experts say the NAFTA talks are likely to stall in the face of aggressive U.S. attempts to sharply increase content requirements for autos and auto parts.

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