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German automakers may be ready for EU to drop tariffs on U.S. cars

German automakers may be ready for EU to drop tariffs on U.S. cars

Official

Wilbur Ross says ultimate goal of tariffs is getting others to lower theirs

Wilbur Ross says the ultimate goal of tariffs is getting others to lower theirs.

Official

Trump threat is ‘against all the logic of modern economies that trade with each other’

Trump threat is 'against all the logic of modern economies that trade with each other.'

Official

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

He again raises the threat of tariffs on auto imports

ETC

Our allies' view: ‘No leader is forever’

Our allies' view: "No leader is forever."

Opinion

Hint: It's the autoworkers the president says he's helping

Hint: It's the autoworkers the president says he's helping.

Tariffs of up to 25 percent

Tariffs of up to 25 percent.

Teased

So apparently he's referring to NAFTA, but it's nowhere close to a deal

So apparently he's referring to NAFTA, but it's nowhere close to a deal.

Official

Tariffs will be cut 10 percent on most cars coming into the country

China will steeply cut import tariffs for automobiles and car parts, opening up greater access to the world's largest auto market amid an easing of trade tensions with the United States.

They oppose planned mpg freeze, want feds and California to make nice

U.S. President Donald Trump is meeting 10 major automakers at the White House on Friday to discuss the fate of landmark fuel efficiency standards and a looming confrontation with California and other major states.

ETC

‘Customs pretends there are technical non-conformities of some nature’

Ford Motor Co's imported vehicles are being held up at Chinese ports, three people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters, underscoring how U.S. goods are facing increased customs scrutiny in China amid a tense trade standoff.

Official

They want negotiations with states to keep increasing standards

Major automakers are telling the Trump administration they want to reach an agreement with California to avoid a legal battle over fuel efficiency standards, and they support continued increases in mileage standards through 2025.

Official

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.

Report

California and other states aren't going to go for that

The Trump administration is likely to propose freezing fuel economy standards from 2020 through 2026, according to three people briefed on the matter, a move likely to spark a fight with California and other states backing tougher vehicle emissions rules.

Official

Promises are not new, but they ease market fears of a trade war

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.

Official

Two different sets of rules to create a barrier that's not a tariff

The Trump administration is considering ways to require imported automobiles to meet stricter environmental standards in order to protect U.S. carmakers, according to two sources familiar with the administration's thinking.

He threatens another $100 billion, atop $50 billion already announced

China warned on Friday it would fight back "at any cost" with fresh trade measures if the United States continues on its path of protectionism, hours after President Donald Trump threatened to slap tariffs on an additional $100 billion in Chinese goods. This atop the $50 billion in tariffs detailed by the U.S. earlier this week, which were immediately met by an equal amount from China.

Official

Ford, GM, FCA, Tesla on long retaliatory list for Trump tariffs

U.S. aerospace companies, automakers, grain merchants and chipmakers were the early casualties on Wednesday after China and the United States announced tariffs on $50 billion of imports, cementing fears they were spiraling toward a trade war.

Official

‘Mistaken prescription,' China says; Europe readies trade-war ‘arsenal’

'Mistaken prescription,' China says; Europe readies trade-war 'arsenal'

Official

Economic adviser's departure a bad sign; automakers turn to Congress

Automakers turn to Congress to try to shut him down.