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NAFTA math might not add up to more U.S. auto jobs

Instead of moving factories, automakers might just pay the fine

Trump administration demands in NAFTA trade negotiations meant to push auto jobs back to the United States may not be enough to spark a shift in where automakers build cars and trucks.

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NAFTA rules of origin could backfire, study says

Michigan's Center for Automotive Research explains why

U.S. proposals on rules of origin that govern what percentage of a car needs to be built in the NAFTA region to avoid tariffs would hurt American consumers, lead to lower U.S. vehicle sales and hurt U.S. car exports, according to a study released on Thursday.

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Trump administration reportedly drops NAFTA U.S. auto-content proposal

Issue was a big stumbling block for automakers in NAFTA negotiations

The U.S. government has dropped a demand that all vehicles made in Canada and Mexico for export to the United States contain at least 50 percent U.S. content, The Globe and Mail reported on Tuesday, citing sources.

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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