Major automakers urge Trump administration not to eliminate NAFTA

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Global automakers on Monday prompted the Trump administration not to end the North American Free Trade Agreement and revealed hope the United States, Canada and Mexico can successfully conclude a modernized and enhanced trade pact. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) CEO Sergio Marchionne, who announced recently plans to move heavy pickup truck production from Mexico to […]

Toyota and Mazda to built $1.6 billion plant for Huntsville, Alabama

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Toyota Motor and Mazda Motor stated on Wednesday they will construct a $1.6 billion joint assembly plant in Alabama that will hire approximately 4,000 employees, a boost for President Donald Trump, who wants auto companies to broaden U.S. production. Toyota CEO Akio Toyoda and Mazda CEO Masamichi Kogai joined Alabama Governor Kay Ivey in Montgomery […]

Fiat Chrysler to invest $1 billion in Michigan auto plant, create 2,500 jobs

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles stated it will move production of Ram heavy-duty pickup trucks from Mexico to Michigan in 2020, a move that decreases the threat to the automaker’s profit should President Donald Trump pull the United States from the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Fiat Chrysler stated would create 2,500 jobs at a factory […]

States taking legal action against Trump administration for delayed fuel-economy fines

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New York, California and three other U.S. states on Monday are taking legal action against the federal government for delaying the rollout of higher “gas-guzzler” penalties for auto companies constructing new automobiles failing to fulfill minimum fuel-economy standards. The suit, which likewise consists of Vermont, Maryland and Pennsylvania, is the highest-profile legal challenge to Trump […]