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.
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
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.
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
The cancellation of the Focus Active is due to 25% import tariffs eating into Ford's profits.
It would be especially bad for Chrysler brands.
In order to "restore the now-dormant American tunnel boring machine industry."
Prices will rise by 4 to 7 percent starting on Monday.
Despite opposition from GOP leaders and business advisors.
Prices would probably increase, too.
Crossovers for U.S. shifted from China; quarterly profit up 29 percent.
BMW's plant in South Carolina is its largest globally.
They're building a new $1.6 billion joint assembly plant in Alabama .
He again raises the threat of tariffs on auto imports
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.
Chinese President Xi Jinping promised on Tuesday to open the country's economy further and lower import tariffs on products starting with cars, in a speech seen as an attempt to defuse an escalating trade dispute with the United States.