82 Articles
Report
Trump administration could still impose tariffs on imported cars

The Commerce Department might need to a launch a new investigation first

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Tuesday the Trump administration has not ruled out imposing tariffs on imported autos, after letting a review period end in November with no action. U.S. President Donald Trump did not announce any new tariffs after a six-month, self-imposed review period expired in mid-November following a Commerce Department "Section 232" investigation into whether imported autos pose a national security threat.

Report
Tesla to raise prices in China in response to tariffs

Another price increase may happen in December if tariffs on American-made cars go into effect

U.S. electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc will raise prices in China on Friday, earlier than planned, and is considering increasing prices again in December should Chinese tariffs on U.S.-made cars take effect, people familiar with the matter said. A Tesla representative did not immediately respond to Reuters' request for comment on Monday. It currently imports all the cars it sells in China and has had to adjust prices multiple times over the past year due to tariff changes.

Report
Japan and U.S. trade framework includes tariff on Japanese cars

The United States and Japan have reached the broad framework of a trade agreement, with Washington maintaining tariffs on Japanese autos but Tokyo cutting tariffs on U.S. beef and pork, Japan's Nikkei business daily said on Saturday. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi reached the deal on Friday in Washington, and it will be announced at a meeting of President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expected on Sunday on the sidelines of the Gro

Report
EU has a $39 billion retaliatory tariff list if U.S. hits its cars

Hoping it doesn't have to, but putting Trump on notice

The European Union will retaliate with extra duties on 35 billion euros (£31.4 billion) worth of U.S. goods if Washington imposes punitive tariffs on EU cars, the bloc's trade chief said on Tuesday. "We will not accept any managed trade, quotas or voluntary export restraints and, if there were to be tariffs, we would have a rebalancing list," European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom told a committee of the European Parliament. U.S. President Donald Trump declared in May that some imported

Green
U.S. waives tariffs on Japanese aluminum for Tesla battery cells

Tesla said domestic sources can't meet its quantity and quality requirements

Tesla said domestic sources can't meet its quantity and quality requirements.

Report
U.S. rejects Tesla and Uber requests for Chinese tariff relief

25% tariff remains for computers, screens, and electric bikes

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is expanding its efforts to block the use of Chinese technology in advanced vehicles, denying additional requests by Tesla for tariff relief on key components of its electric vehicles, and rejecting ride hailing company Uber's petition to waive tariffs on electric scooters. The office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) rejected requests to exempt the Model 3 car computer and center screen in May 29 letters, saying they both concern "a p

Report
Trump calls off tariffs after Mexico vows to tighten borders

Tariffs 'are hereby indefinitely suspended,' Trump tweets

Tariffs 'are hereby indefinitely suspended,' Trump tweets.

Report
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.

White House delays imported auto tariffs decision

The auto tariffs face strong opposition in Congress

The auto tariffs face strong opposition in Congress.

Report
Trump: China trade deal likely; automakers can avoid tariffs with U.S. plants

He also spoke about European trade relations

He also spoke about European trade relations.

Report
Automakers brace for U.S. government report on import tariffs

U.S. tariffs could add thousands of dollars to the cost of automobiles

U.S. tariffs could add thousands of dollars to the cost of automobiles.

Report
Harley-Davidson expects 2019 shipments to slump amid trade war fallout

H-D expects to ship 222,000 units globally in 2019, the lowest since 2010

H-D expects to ship 222,000 units globally in 2019, the lowest since 2010.

Report
E.U. rules in cars, farming out of U.S. trade talks

'We are prepared to put our vehicle tariffs on the negotiating table'

'We are prepared to put our vehicle tariffs on the negotiating table.'

Report
Japan wants to promote free and fair trade for global economy, says Suga

Washington seeks more equitable trade in motor vehicle sector

Washington seeks more equitable trade in motor vehicle sector.

Report
BMW says trade war could hit 2019 results by $580 million

BMW builds SUVs in South Carolina and exports them to China

BMW builds SUVs in South Carolina and exports them to China.

Official
BMW paying $4.2 billion to take control of China joint venture

Because of trade war, some SUV production could move there from the U.S.

Because of trade war, some SUV production could move there from the U.S.

Official
Tesla misses one Model 3 goal, hits another, faces stiff Chinese tariff

It falls short of 6,000 cars per week, but quarterly number's on the mark

It falls short of 6,000 cars per week, but quarterly number's on the mark.

Report
Jim Hackett says metal tariffs costing Ford $1 billion in profits

The CEO says if the trade war goes on, 'there will be more damage'

The CEO says if the trade war goes on, "there will be more damage."

Report
Get ready to pay more for a new car after latest tariffs on China

Analysts predict 'bad news for consumers,' 'downward cycle' for automakers

Analysts predict 'bad news for consumers' and a 'downward cycle' for the industry.

Official
Trump says tariffs mean Ford can build Focus Active in U.S.; Ford says it won't

Ford maintains car wouldn't be profitable at expected low volumes

Ford maintains car wouldn't be profitable at expected low volumes

/ 4