Trump Touts New Trade Deal during Detroit Area

Trump Touts New Trade Deal during Detroit Area

The new trade agreement with Mexico and Canada will bring as many as 80,000 new manufacturing jobs to the United States because new rules of origin will require more companies to build cars and parts in the United States, President Donald Trump said during an...
Trump Traveling to Michigan to Promote New NAFTA Deal

Trump Traveling to Michigan to Promote New NAFTA Deal

The White House has announced President Trump will visit a plant belonging to Dana Inc., an automotive supplier in Warren, Michigan, to tout the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, which replaced NAFTA. The NAFTA replacement agreement was eagerly endorsed by automakers...
Toyota’s Image Hurt by Support of Trump, Poll Claims

Toyota’s Image Hurt by Support of Trump, Poll Claims

A new poll commissioned by environmental activists found that Toyota, which has long boasted about its environmentally friendly vehicles and practices, is finding its reputation taking a beating after siding with the Trump administration on fuel economy standards....
Bloomberg Would Push U.S. to Go All EVs by 2035

Bloomberg Would Push U.S. to Go All EVs by 2035

Billionaire businessman and Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg wants to see the U.S. to completely switch to battery-electric vehicles by 2035. Outlining a key element of his promised White House strategy, dubbed “Clean Cars for All,” Bloomberg said...
Trump Renews Threat of 25% Tariffs on European Autos

Trump Renews Threat of 25% Tariffs on European Autos

Months after pulling back on plans to impose hefty tariffs on European auto imports, President Donald Trump again raised that threat during interviews at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. In November, the administration let pass the deadline on enacting...
Tesla Buys German Gigafactory Site for $45 Million

Tesla Buys German Gigafactory Site for $45 Million

Just two months after Tesla Inc. announced it would build its next gigafactory in Germany near Berlin, the company has secured the property for the new plant for about $45 million. The EV maker announced the European location for Gigafactory 4 will in Gruenheide, in...
Trump Administration Backs Down: Will Approve Modest Annual Mileage Increases

EPA, NHTSA Submit Final Fuel Economy Proposals to Trump

The Trump administration inched closer to setting lower fuel economy and emissions rules that those mandated by the previous administration after the agencies reviewing the standards sent their final recommendations to the White House. The process has been ongoing for...
Cities Will Play a Larger Role in Future of Mobility

Cities Will Play a Larger Role in Future of Mobility

Local government will play a larger role in determining of use a vehicle or mobility services in the years to come, a pair of experts from McKinsey & Co. predicted this week during a presentation to Detroit’s Automotive Press Association. The need to curb traffic...