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Trump again threatens big tariffs on European car imports

"If we can't make a deal, we'll have to put 25% tariffs on their cars"

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to impose high tariffs on imports of cars from the European Union if the bloc doesn't agree to a trade deal. Trump has previously made threats to place duties on European automobile imports, with the intent of receiving better terms in the U.S.-Europe trade relationship. Trump has delayed imposing the tariffs a number of times.

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Trump's authority to impose 'Section 232' auto tariffs has lapsed

But Trump could invoke the broad International Emergency Economic Powers Act instead

The clock has run out on President Donald Trump's authority to impose "Section 232" tariffs on imports of foreign-made cars and auto parts, and he may have to find other means if he wants to pursue tariffs on European or Japanese cars, legal experts say. Trump took no action last Thursday as a deadline to impose the national security tariffs of up to 25% on automotive imports from the European Union, Japan or South Korea expired.

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Automakers expect Trump to delay tariff decision for Japan and EU

Officials have asked foreign automakers for a tally of investments they've made in the U.S.

Major automakers think U.S. President Donald Trump will again this week push back a self-imposed deadline on whether to put up to 25% tariffs on national security grounds on imported cars and parts from the European Union and Japan amid an ongoing trade war with China, five auto officials told Reuters. The anticipated delay -- expected to be announced later this week -- comes as foreign automakers are eager to highlight U.S. investments to try to dissuade Trump from using tariffs that they argu

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Tariffs on cars from EU, Japan and Korea 'may not be necessary'

The U.S. must decide by Nov. 14 whether to impose national security tariffs

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Japan's foreign minister: U.S. trade talks bring peace of mind to automakers

Autos make up about two-thirds of Japan's trade surplus with the United States

Japanese foreign minister Toshimitsu Motegi said trade talks with the United States will bring peace of mind to farmers and automakers, according to an interview with public broadcaster NHK aired on Sunday ahead of a key bilateral meeting this week. Motegi handled talks with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer under his previous role as economy minister and is expected to meet him ahead of a summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

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How Trump's tariffs have tripped up the all-American RV industry

Tariffs have so far translated into a 5% increase in RV sticker prices for consumers

About 85% of the recreational vehicles sold in the United States are built in and around Elkhart County, making it a popular stop for politicians to tout their visions for U.S. manufacturing – including President Donald Trump, who staged a rally here last May. The industry has taken hits from U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum and other duties on scores of Chinese-made RV parts, from plumbing fixtures to electronic components to vinyl seat covers. Shipments of RVs to dealers have fallen 22% pe

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Tesla China sales plunge 70 percent

Tariffs on its U.S.-built EVs clobber October sales

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Flexible factories help Japanese carmakers in Trump trade war

Assembly lines that can switch between vehicles is key

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Ford cancels Focus Active import plans due to China tariffs

The Mustang will be the only non-truck Ford sold in America.

The cancellation of the Focus Active is due to 25% import tariffs eating into Ford's profits.

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Trump tariff threat on Canadian-built cars: These models could be affected

It would be especially bad for Chrysler brands

It would be especially bad for Chrysler brands.

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Chinese tariffs may delay Elon Musk's boring projects

In order to 'restore the now-dormant American tunnel boring machine industry'

In order to "restore the now-dormant American tunnel boring machine industry."

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BMW raises price of U.S.-made X5 and X6 SUV models in China

Prices will rise by 4 to 7 percent starting on Monday

Prices will rise by 4 to 7 percent starting on Monday.

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Trump plans a 25-percent tariff on all auto imports

Despite opposition from GOP leaders and business advisors

Despite opposition from GOP leaders and business advisors.

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Toyota might stop importing certain models if tariffs imposed

Prices would probably increase, too

Prices would probably increase, too.

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Volvo shifts XC60 production to avoid tariffs, chases record sales

Crossovers for U.S. shifted from China; quarterly profit up 29 percent

Crossovers for U.S. shifted from China; quarterly profit up 29 percent.

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Automakers race to ship cars ahead of tariffs

Car companies are preparing for the worst

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BMW says tariffs may cause cuts in U.S. investments and jobs

BMW's plant in South Carolina is its largest globally

BMW's plant in South Carolina is its largest globally.

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Toyota: Tariffs would add $1,800 to price of a Corolla

Automakers detail what they — and the American public — stand to lose

They're building a new $1.6 billion joint assembly plant in Alabama .

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Trump again raises threat of auto tariffs — and talks about that photo

‘We are being taken advantage of by virtually every one of those countries’

He again raises the threat of tariffs on auto imports

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Trump delays metal tariffs on Canada, EU, Mexico, exempts some others

Negotiations extended another 30 days

U.S. President Donald Trump has postponed the imposition of steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada, the European Union and Mexico until June 1, and has reached agreements for permanent exemptions for Argentina, Australia and Brazil, the White House said.

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