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Trump administration triggers launch of NAFTA renegotiations

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration on Thursday formally launched its effort to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico to try to win better terms for US workers and manufacturers. With a letter to lawmakers, Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said he triggered a 90-day consultation period with Congress, industries and the American public that would allow talks over one of the world's biggest trading blocs to begin by Aug 16. Renegotiat

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Brand-new Ford Fusions used to smuggle marijuana from Mexico

One car was purchased by an 86-year-old man.

The cars all traveled on the same train.

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Mexican auto exports to US up 20 percent ahead of NAFTA renegotiation

Total exports were up 15 percent

Mexico accounts for a fifth of North American auto production.

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Tesla forced to turn away job seekers in Mexico during closed-door hiring event

Word of the recruiting spread quickly after a poster was published on LinkedIn by Tesla's senior technical recruiter. Thing is, you had to have an invitation to get in.

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Great Wall exploring Mexican manufacturing sites after Ford's withdrawal

According to reports, Great Wall officials are scouting locations.

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Quitting Mexico factory helps bring down Ford earnings $200 million in 2016

It's still the automaker's second most successful year ever.

It's still the automaker's second most successful year ever.

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Trump to meet with CEOs from Ford, GM, and FCA

Expect talk of jobs and NAFTA

Trump has been a harsh critic of domestic automakers.

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Hyundai and Kia announce $3.1-billion investment in US facilities

The possibility of levies on Mexican-made products appears to have spooked many automakers.

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Toyota's feeling the heat from Trump but Nissan might have more to worry about

With more production in Mexico accounting for more American sales, Nissan should be sweating.

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Trump's latest tweet blasts Toyota for proposed Mexican Corolla factory

The thing is, he's a bit confused about the particulars.

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Donald Trump and Bill Ford had a chat last summer

Apparently, it didn't help with the rhetoric.

Ford said it was "great meeting." Hmmm.

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UAW boss says Clinton will renegotiate NAFTA if elected

UAW President Dennis Williams is hoping a new agreement would foster stronger unions in Mexico.

Williams claims Clinton told him she'd renegotiate the still controversial trade agreement signed into law by her husband way back in 1993.

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Volkswagen could build electric vehicles in North America by 2020

VW reportedly considering Tennessee or Mexico for EV production.

Nothing says 'diesel? What diesel?' like building EVs in the US.

Will my U.S. auto insurance cover my car in Mexico?

You boys like Mexico?

Even if you drive in the U.S. with top-notch auto insurance, it will not cover your car in Mexico.

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United States drivers buying fewer Mexican-made cars

Car-heavy product mix is stinging auto industry south of the border.

Mexican auto exports were down 16 percent in April, while YTD exports have fallen 7.4 percent as the US buys more trucks versus cars.

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Cat trapped in car fender rescued by firefighters

A man in Oceanside, CA, had rescue workers destroy his bumper to save the life of a fuzzy feline.

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Ford announces plans for $1.6-billion Mexican factory [UPDATE]

UAW President Dennis Williams and presidential candidate Donald Trump sharply criticize news.

Ford will invest $1.6 billion to build small cars in Mexico, the company announced today, defying the protests of Donald Trump and angering the UAW.

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Advocates: Mexico suffers 20,000 early deaths due to dirty air

Mexico had moved towards a cleaner-air mandate, but progress has stalled.

Mexico needs to update heavy-duty vehicle emissions standards to protect citizens, cut pollution, advocates say.

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